June 8-10, 2018

Fort Worth Convention Center Arena

Schedule

General Hours

All times are in Central Standard Time (CST)

Event Hours

  • Friday:11:00AM to 11:00PM
  • Saturday:10:00AM to 10:00PM
  • Sunday:10:00AM to 8:00PM

Registration Hours

  • Thursday:12:00PM to 10:00PM
  • Friday:9:00AM to 8:00PM
  • Saturday:9:00AM to 8:00PM
  • Sunday:9:00AM to 4:00PM

Badge pick-up and on-site registration is located in the Convention Center, Exhibit Hall E which is accessible from the main concourse. 

Fighting game tournament registrations close on Friday at 3:30PM.

Badge pick-up and registration is located at the A-kon registration desk in the Fort Worth Convention Center Exhibit Hall.

The 24 Hour Gaming Lounge will be open from 8:00AM Friday to 3:00PM Sunday.

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Fighting Game Tournaments

Play in our fighting game tournaments where you’ll compete for glory and cash! Fight for a chance to win over $15,000 in bonus cash prizes!

Tournament Registration

Friday, from 9:00AM to 3:30PMA-kon registration desk in the Fort Worth Convention Center Exhibit Hall.

Friday
  • 4:00PM Melee Doubles, SFV/DBFZ Teams begin.
Saturday
  • 11:00AM Melee, SFV, DBFZ Pools begin.
  • 9:00PM Falcon Round-Robin begins.
Sunday
  • 11:00AM SFV Top 8
    On feature stage.
  • 1:30PM DBFZ Top 8
    On feature stage.
  • 4:00PM Melee Top 8
    On feature stage.

OpTic Arena Battle Royale

Play with your favorite OpTic Gaming players and content creators as you compete to qualify for the Golden Ticket game on Saturday and Sunday. By winning a Golden Ticket you’ve earned a trip of a lifetime as an invited VIP to E3, experiencing the Fortnite Party Royale Celebrity Pro-Am live, and earning an E3 badge to check out the Epic Games booth. Participants will also be able to win cool swag and prizes throughout the games.

Friday
  • 12:00PM to 8:00PM Warm-up games (non-qualifying games)
Saturday
  • 11:00AM to 9:00PM Qualifying Games
  • 9:00PM Golden Ticket Game.
Sunday
  • 11:00AM to 7:00PM Qualifying Games
  • 7:00PM Golden Ticket Game.
  • Begin lining up at 10:00AM. All games are first come, first serve.

Feature Stage

Watch and interact with your favorite OpTic Gaming content creators as they play their favorite games on the feature stage.

Friday
  • 12:00PM to 7:00PM
  • 8:30PM Concert begins.
Saturday
  • 12:00PM to 9:00PM
Sunday
  • Fighting Game Top 8 Championships.

Meet & Greets

Meet your favorite OpTic Gaming players and content creators! Signing and photo opportunities will be available.

Friday
  • TBD
Saturday
  • TBD
Sunday
  • TBD

After Party

The party doesn’t stop when the OpTic Arena doors close! Stop by the Omni Hotel to enjoy drinks, music and gaming!

Friday
  • 10:00PM to 2:00AM
Saturday
  • 10:00PM to 2:00AM