News & Announcements

Join Naka-Kon for an Overwatch Tournament at SoPro Gaming


Come join Naka-Kon and our friends at SoPro Gaming, 9240 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, October 22, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.,for an Overwatch tournament! The tournament will consist of 16 teams total (3 players each), with prizes for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams!

The tournament entry fee is $20 per player and covers the full day. All players must enter through this official form to play in the tournament./p>

Players, please check in at 11 a.m. The tournament starts at noon.

Just want to hang out, watch your friends play, and cheer them on? That's fine too! We’re glad to have you! Entry is free for anyone whoe wants to watch, and SoPro will have a special rate for folks want to play other video games!

Naka-Kon will be doing giveaways throughout the day and will have registration open for those who haven’t yet gotten their Naka-Kon 2018 badges! There will also be an assortment of other games (including board games) for people to play!

Hyatt Place Room Block Opens


    The Naka-Kon 2018 room blocks are now open at the Hyatt Place-Overland Park-Metcalf, located at 6801 W. 112th Street, Overland Park, Kansas, which is just about a mile from the Overland Park Convention Center.

    Visit the hotel page for more information.

Fan Panel Applications Open


Calling all panelists! Panel submissions for Naka-Kon 2018 are now open.

Panels must be submitted by Jan. 5, 2018. Visit the Fan Panels page for more information and the link to the application form.

Sheraton Rooms Sold Out


The Naka-Kon 2018 room block in the Sheraton Hotel, the main convention hotel, is sold out.

Rooms in our overflow hotels are still available. Also, Individual rooms at the Sheraton may open as a result of cancellations. Those who would like to check for these openings should contact the Sheraton.

Courtyard by Marriott—Metcalf Room Block Opens


The Naka-Kon 2018 room blocks are now open at the Courtyard by Marriott— Metcalf, located at 11301 Metcalf Ave Overland Park, Kansas, which is just about a mile from the Overland Park Convention Center.

Visit the hotel page for more information.

Cleanest Room Contest Held at Sheraton


2018 Naka Kon Convention guests who stay at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel may compete to win prizes for having the the cleanest room upon their check out day.

Three lucky rooms will win prizes. To participate, only those checking out on Sunday March 18, 2018 will be considered. The winning rooms will be determined by the hotel housekeeping department. Winners will be contacted directly. For your own safety and security, we will not post the names of the winning guests. Read the complete contest rules here.

Online Registration Open


Online registration for Naka-Kon 2018 is now officially open, featuring the lowest badge prices of the year and a chance to enter the Pre-Registration Sweepstakes.

Visit our registration page for complete information on the types of badges now available, more information about the sweepstakes, and a link to our Eventbrite registration form.