Announcing a new Meetup for Indy Gamers!
What: Chicago Toy and Game Fair - Chicago, IL Navy Pier
When: November 21, 2009 8:00 AM
600 E Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
TWO DAYS OF NON-STOP FUN & GAMES!
November 21st and 22nd, 2009.
Held at beautiful Navy Pier in Chicago, The Chicago Toy & Game Fair is the only toy and game fair open to the public. Every Fall funseekers come from far and wide to join us for two whole days of previewing and playing the hottest and latest new toys and games! Come to be dazzled and enchanted, come to learn and explore, come to mingle and participate in a magical community event but most of all, come to have fun!
An exciting schedule of events is being put together to provide for the most exciting and fun packed Chicago Toy & Game Fair yet! Please their site often as they build their 2009 itinerary will be updated regularly with great new events.
The Chicago Toy and Game Fair
Just a sampling of some of last year's CHITAG events include*:
Meet and eat with the mighty Star Wars™ 501st Stormtrooper Battalion with gifts from Hasbro, Top Trumps and Cartoon Network or join us for the Integrity Toys Dynamite Girls Breakfast!
Renaissance Knights Chess Pavilion
Come have fun playing chess on one of the giant chess sets or test your chess acumen against one of our experts. You can also join other fair attendees in a quad tournament where you’ll compete for fun and prizes!
The Young Inventor Challenge
Calling all Kids! Put on your thinking cap and start inventing! Kids ages 6 -16 compete in this toy and game invention competition to be judged by representatives of Hasbro, Mattel, Fundex, Lund and Co. and more! Boy Scouts participating in the Young Inventor Challenge can qualify for an Entrepreneur Merit Badge with many opportunities to attain other Merit Badges throughout the Fair. Get more information on the Young Inventor Challenge!
A State of Illinois accredited program (CPDU credit awarded) to assist educators on the fine art of incorporating play in the classroom.
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