Adult full weekend early bird badges are just $35.
Child full weekend badges are just $5 for kids ages 5-10.
Individual day badges are also available for: $20 for Friday, $35 for Saturday, $25 for Sunday.
When is Cardboard Caucus?
Cardboard Caucus will take place October 27-29, 2023. Hours for each day are as follows:
Friday, Oct 27, 12:00pm – 2:00am
Saturday, Oct 28, 8:00am – 2:00am
Sunday, Oct 29, 8:00am – 10:00pm
Where will Cardboard Caucus take place?
Cardboard Caucus will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 205 S 64th St, West Des Moines, IA. See the Venue page for more details.
Is there a special hotel rate for Cardboard Caucus?
Click here or call the front desk and reference Cardboard Caucus for a discounted room rate of $149/night (plus tax).
What can I do at Cardboard Caucus?
There will be plenty to do at Cardboard Caucus, including, but not necessarily limited to:
Open Gaming (bring your own games, or check one out from our library of 1,500+ games)
Scheduled Gaming (sign up for schedule games/events on our tabletop.events page)
Board Game Garage Sale
What games will be available to play? Should I bring my own games?
You are more than welcome to bring your own games to play, but we will also have a large library of games available for you to check out, provided by Board Game Wagon. You can find a list of the games in their library here.
What about food?
The hotel has an on-site restaurant and snack bar. They serve breakfast from 6am-10am and dinner from 6pm-10pm. There are also nearly 60+ restaurants within a 1.5 mile radius of the hotel. Many of these offer delivery through third party delivery services like Door Dash, Uber Eats, and Grub Hub.