About

What is 2D Con?
2D Con, also known as Digital Destruction is an all inclusive charitable gaming event held every spring in celebration of the gaming community, one of the friendliest communities around. Featuring tournaments, live music, speedrunning, cosplay and more; 2D Con aims to be the best event around, no matter what your gaming style is.

Grab your joysticks and join hundreds of other gamers at Minnesotas largest gaming convention for three days of glory, hype, and all around fun; all while benefiting a good cause.

How we help?
2D Con is made up of  a 100% volunteer staff. We run events to raise money for various charitable causes. During 2D Con you can expect charity auctions, tournaments, and important information regarding various charities.

How can you help?
Volunteer to staff! We are always looking for qualified individuals that have a passion for gaming and the community.
If you are interested in volunteering contact us and let us know!

FAQ

What does open play mean?
Open play or open gaming means that we will have a large game library that attendees will be able to check out to play on site on one of our many setups.

Will there be food / drink provided?
The convention will not be providing food or drink, however the venue will have a variety of concessions and beverages available throughout the weekend. Outside food and beverage are not permitted. If you bring your own food you will have to eat it outside of venue space.

What are the tournament prizes?
Tournament prizes vary depending on the tournament size and support. Some examples of prizes are free 2D Con registration, Gift cards and other sponsor provided prizes.

TOURNAMENT RULES

Don’t Cheat
Don’t cheat. Anyone caught cheating will be disqualified from all tournaments.
Cheating includes, but is not limited to:

  • Pausing during a match
  • Conspiring with another player
  • Using unapproved modified controllers
  • Glitching or exploiting to gain an advantage

Start time
Players are expected to show up at the designated tournament area 20 minutes prior to the scheduled tournament start time. Failure to do say may result in disqualification or forfeit.

Offensive Language and Trash Talking
We understand that things can get heated, however we have a no-tolerance policy for offensive language. Playful banter and healthy trash-talking is allowed. If you cross the line into malicious, threatening or offensive trash talking you may be asked to leave the venue and will forfeit any tournaments that you are playing in.

Bring your own controller
Some tournaments require that you bring your own controller or joystick. This information will be available prior to the event. If you are unable to bring your own controller, we will have a very limited number available for checkout.