What is the BoLS Open?
The BoLS Open is an independent tabletop gaming event in Austin, Texas that is run by Saving Throws Charitable Events, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that raises money for children’s charities.
When and where is the BoLS Open held?
The BoLS Open will be held June 12th-14th 2020 at the Holiday Inn Midtown in Austin, TX. Free surface lot parking is available at the venue.
Where can I eat and what can I do in Austin?
There are a number of local eateries within walking distance of the venue in The Linc, and Austin has a host of great restaurants that are a short car trip away on Airport Boulevard. If you want to travel further out, the venue is less than 10 minutes from fine dining and clubs downtown, local favorites and dives in East Austin, and fast, casual options in Mueller.
How do I get into the event?
Anyone interested in attending the open will need to purchase a badge, which will allow you to purchase event tickets to participate in specific events. You cannot purchase tickets without purchasing a badge. You can pick up your badge at the registration table at the open. Attendees must wear their badge while at the open in order to participate in events.
Do you have a code of conduct?
Yes – you can find it here.
Are kids welcome at the open?
Yes! The BoLS Open is a family-friendly event and welcomes attendees of any age. If your child would like to participate in an event with you, they will need a badge and you will need to buy a ticket for them. For your safety, we require that children under the age of 12 be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Other dates to be aware of:
– Last day to buy Early Bird tickets is January 31, 2020
– Last day for buy early bird X-WING tickets is February 29, 2020
– Last day to request a refund is April 1, 2020
Can I join the event team?
Yes! We are always in need of people to assist with running the event onsite. If you’re interested in helping us with setup and tear down, registration, and making sure the event is a great time for all you can email us at the address below. Please use “Volunteer Request” as the subject line.