This weekend is not only Open Book but Con.ect as well!

Con.ect 2015

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This weekend is not only Open Book but Con.ect as well!


Con.ect is the brainchild of Jessi Ochse and Kayleigh Moss of Port Elizabeth as they expand on their brand in an attempt to give the people of Port Elizabeth what they deserve; an event that will allow like minds to connect and spread the love for all things geek.

The first Con.ect took place last year with a major strength being focused on cosplay and board games. So the origin may have come from humble beginnings, but with a panel of organisers, this year’s Con.ect is looking to become a large Comic-Con like event, definitely the biggest Port Elizabeth has ever seen!

The event will take place at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University at its Building 123, with entry being R20 on the 11th of September and R40 on the 12th of September. The 12th of September is to be the main day, where the convention will be at its fullest and offering guests plenty of excitement. There will be a range of gaming tournaments featuring card games such as Magic the Gathering and Pokemon. These tournaments will take place on the 11th. Entry is a mere R20 for the gaming tournaments and R30 for card tournaments. The 12th of September will see more gaming tournaments being taken place, however, this time round it will be video games taking the centre stage. Both Injustice and Fifa 15 tournaments will be taking place for the low fee of R15!

This event will have it all: Expect video gaming demos, table top gaming workshops, comics, merchandise thanks to Figure Factory and Critters and Comics and a Cosplay Parade which will boast our nation’s finest cosplayers as they place their talents on display! There will be lots to be won so turn up this weekend for this great event. Prizes sponsored by Ster Kinekor, Pentacomp and many more!

This is a great local initiative that has taken flight and within a few weeks it has gone from an idea and it has become an official event one definitely worth being on every Geek’s calendar nationwide. So make sure you get to Building 123 at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University this weekend and prepare to be amazed!

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