Show Hours and Schedule

Main Schedule

Friday, October 18, 2019

Only the PRGE Arcade is open on Friday. The exhibitor hall and panel rooms will open at 9:00 AM on Saturday morning.

    11:00 AM - Presale badges can be picked up at the Will Call starting at this time.
    12:00 PM - The PRGE Retrocade opens to the public (located in OCC Exhibit Hall E). Food and beverages will be for sale until 8:00 PM.
    10:00 PM - PRGE will close for the evening.

Saturday, October 19, 2019

The PRGE Exhibitor Hall, Retrocade, and panel auditoriums will all be open on Saturday.

Pro-tip: If you already have a badge you picked up on Friday you can proceed directly to the line for the main hall.

    7:00 AM - Presale badges can be picked up at the Will Call starting at this time.
    8:00 AM - Tickets go on sale at the Will Call starting at this time.
    9:00 AM - Main show floor opens for all attendees
    10:00 AM - 10:00 PM - Speakers and panels in auditoriums
    12:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Video gaming tournaments (on main show floor)
    5:30 PM - Exhibitor floor closes for the day. Arcade remains open. Food and beverages will be for sale in the arcade until 8:00 PM.
    7:30 PM - 8:00 PM - Auction registration
    8:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Live collectibles auction
    10:00 PM - Arcade closes for the evening.

Sunday, October 20, 2019

    10:00 AM - Main show floor opens for all attendees
    10:30 AM - 5:00 PM - Speakers and panels in auditoriums
    12:00 PM - 4:30 PM - Video gaming tournaments
    5:00 PM - Main show floor closes and Expo ends


PRGE Cosplay Contest

Please visit the PRGE Cosplay Contest page.


Tournaments

Please visit the Tournaments page for all of PRGE's tournament times and details.



Panel Schedule


NEW THIS YEAR, to expand the show's floor space, all the auditoriums and autograph rooms have been moved upstairs to the Portland Ballrooms.
Schedule is subject to change.
Please check the schedule in the show program or at the entrance to the auditorums for the most current information.

Panel descriptions can be viewed here »



Panels for Saturday, October 19, 2019


TIME Auditorium A
PB251-PB258
Auditorium B
PB255
Auditorium C
PB253
PRGE Museum
D135-D136
Tetris Arena
D138-D140
10:00 AM       10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Video Game Museum open to public
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Classic Tetris World Championships Qualifiers
10:30 AM   10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
N64 Home Brew Part I
 
11:00 AM 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Q&A with author Brett Weiss & Kelsey Lewin
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Atari Arcade Games - The REAL Atari
11:30 AM 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Secrets of Copy Protection in Video Games
12:00 PM 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Gaming... with Children
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Things I Got Wrong
12:30 PM 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
Atari: Game Over — But Not Forgotten
1:00 PM 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Angry Video Game Nerd
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
You Don't Have To Go To Japan... But It Helps!
1:30 PM 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Howard Scott Warshaw
2:00 PM 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Arcade History Tour
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Walter Day / Twin Galaxies
2:30 PM 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Nobody Fails Better Than Nintendo
3:00 PM 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Metal Jesus Rocks SUPER MEGA EXTREME Panel
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Console War: Gamecube vs. PS2
3:30 PM 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Completely Unnecessary Podcast with Pat and Ian
4:00 PM 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Cosplay Q&A with Traci Hines
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
David Murray: The 8-Bit Guy
4:30 PM 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Dragon's Lair, Space Ace, and More!
5:00 PM 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Come for Prizes, Stay for the Fun!
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
The Video Game History Foundation
5:30 PM 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
TBA
6:00 PM 6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Cosplay Contest
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Nintendo Game Play Counselor Reunion
6:30 PM 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Getting the best from your classic consoles at any price point
7:00 PM 7:00 - 7:45 PM
The TRON Effect
7:30 PM 7:30 - 9:30 PM
TBA
8:00 PM 8:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Watch Out For Fireballs
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Double Nintendare
8:30 PM
9:00 PM 9:00 PM - 9:45 PM
Retronauts
9:30 PM


Panels for Sunday, October 20, 2019


TIME Auditorium A
PB251-PB258
Auditorium B
PB255
Auditorium C
PB253
PRGE Museum
D135-D136
Tetris Arena
D138-D140
10:00 AM       10:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Video Game Museum open to public
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Classic Tetris World Championships
10:30 AM 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Retro Homebrew Development, Marketing, Self-Promotion, and Girls with Fox Ears
   
11:00 AM 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
N64 Home Brew Part II
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Diablo and We
11:30 AM 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Making Alien Vs Predator
12:00 PM 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
TBA
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
DAN KITCHEN'S GOLD RUSH™
12:30 PM 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
Angry Video Game Nerd
1:00 PM 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Get Over Here! with Paul Niemeyer
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
NES Maker
1:30 PM 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Saving Nintendo's Past with Howard and Frank
2:00 PM 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Three Full Time YouTubers Tell All Their Secrets To Success
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
The Immortal John Hancock
2:30 PM 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Tales From The Game Store
3:00 PM 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
The Impact of Melee
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
The Matt McMuscles Panel: Wha Happun?
3:30 PM 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
TBA
4:00 PM 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Sequelcast 2 Top 10 Hidden Ready Player One Video Game References
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Pat The NES Punk
4:30 PM  



Autograph Session Schedule


This year we have a designated room for autographs, PB252. Please line up in the room for autographs.

Autograph Session Guidelines

  • None of our PRGE guest speakers are charging for autographs. Speakers reserve the right to limit the number of autographs they will sign, per person.
  • Some guest speakers may have merchandise for sale in conjunction with their autograph sessions
  • Please follow the instructions of PRGE volunteers in regard to lining up.
  • Autograph sessions are first-come, first served.
  • Please be courteous and respectful of other attendees who may still be waiting when you are meeting with a guest.
  • PRGE may cut off lines in order to meet scheduling requirements.
  • Schedule is subject to change. Please check the schedule online for the most current information

Saturday, October 19, 2019


TIME Guests
11:30am - 12:30PM Victor Vieux
12:00pm - 1:00 PM Brett Weiss
Ed Rotberg
Ed Logg
Rich Adam
12:30pm - 1:30 PM Modern Vintage Gamer
Matt McMuscles
1:00pm - 2:00 PM John Riggs
Randel Reiss
1:30pm - 2:30 PM Pamela Smith
2:00pm - 3:00 PM AVGN
Chris Kohler
Steve Lin
2:30pm - 3:30 PM Howard Scott Warshaw
Bob Smith
Tod Frye
3:00pm - 4:00 PM Brian F. Colin
Walter Day
3:30pm - 4:30 PM Stop Skeletons From Fighting
4:00pm - 5:00 PM Metal Jesus Rocks Crew
Arlo
Austin Lockwood
4:30pm - 5:30 PM Pat Contri
Ian Ferguson
5:00pm - 6:00 PM Traci Hines
David Murray
5:30pm - 6:30 PM Charles D. Moisant
Philo Barnhart
Tim Lapetino
6:00pm - 7:00 PM Josh Hamblin
6:30pm - 7:30 PM Watch out For Fireballs
7:00pm - 8:00 PM
7:30pm - 8:30 PM Retronauts
Bob Neal

Sunday, October 20, 2019


TIME Guests
11:30am - 12:30PM Ricky Henry
12:00pm - 1:00 PM Victor Vieux
Matt Householder
Matt Uelmen
12:30pm - 1:30 PM James Hampton
1:00pm - 2:00 PM Dan Kitchen
Gary Kitchen
David Crane
1:30pm - 2:30 PM AVGN
2:00pm - 3:00 PM Paul Niemeyer
Joe Granato
2:30pm - 3:30 PM Mat Bradley-Tschirgi
Tony Minsent
Eric Windsor
Sean Christopher Franson
Pat Contri
3:00pm - 4:00 PM Arlo
Tyler Baron
Austin Lockwood
John Hancock
3:30pm - 4:30 PM Ian Ferguson
Cody Spencer
Matt Attrim
4:00pm - 5:00 PM Robin Schapiro
Lord Ezekiel Arevalo