Nexus Game Fair

Silent Auction


Spring is right around the corner, are you ready for some Spring cleaning? Empty out those closets, dust off those old games, and bring them to Nexus for the Silent Auction! We are proud to continue to offer this special event to help our attendees sell their old and/or unwanted games and accessories! The Silent Auction will run as follows:

Friday:Item drop off from 4pm to 8pm.
Saturday:Shop between 10am and 5pm. Auction ends at 5pm. Item pick-up and seller payout from 5pm to 7pm.
Sunday:Last chance pick-up from 8am to 10am.

Additional details and downloadable item registration forms will be released soon. Please note that this year there is a $1 registration fee per lot placed into the auction. Premier badge holders may place up to 10 lots in the auction at no charge.

The Milwaukee Open


Don't miss out on the 2018 Milwaukee Open! This Magic: the Gathering tournament has several events over the course of our show with fantastic prizes. You won't want to miss this event! A standard convention badge is all that is required for our tournaments, with no additional participation fees. Magic Badges can be purchased if you only wish to play in the MTG tournaments.

Friday Night Magic Saturday Saturday Night
Format: Standard Format: Modern Format: Commander
Seating: 6:00pm Seating: Noon Seating: 6:00pm
Registration: 5:30pm Registration: 11:30am Registration: 5:30pm

The above tournaments are our Feature Tournaments for the Milwaukee Open. Preliminary rounds are played in Swiss, with a Cut to the Top 8. The prize pool is based upon the number of players, and may be adjusted up or down based upon actual attendance.

Settlers of Catan


Do you have what it takes to be a Catan champion? How does an all-expense paid trip to an awesome game convention sound to you?

Nexus Game Fair is pleased to offer our attendees an opportunity to play in a Catan U.S. National Qualifier. The winner of our event will receive a travel stipend, lodging, and a convention badge for the 2018 Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio, as well as a invitation for the 2018 Catan United States Championship!

Nexus Game Fair is the absolute last qualifier for the 2018 Catan United States Championship. The prelimary round will be played Friday at 3pm, with the semi-finals Saturday and finals on Sunday.

Puffing Billy ®


If you haven't heard of it, you are missing out! This tournament is all things trains! Play in a couple rounds or play all convention long. Come see the latest train games along with some classics, and compete for some great prizes. For more information about the Train Gamers Assocation and the Puffing Billy tournament, check out their website here.