Sacramento LANFest Sacramento Summer 2015
Aug
21
LANFest Sacramento Summer 2015 Schedule
Time Event Location Notes
Friday
6:00 PM Event Opens / Registration Cafe FM7 Enter through courtyard see Location Page
9:00 PM Ultra Street Fighter IV Console Area  
9:30 PM - On Going Contest: Minecraft BYOC Area Must attend player briefing, Ongoing contest
10:00PM - 1:00 AM Official Tournament: Hearthstone BYOC Area Signup Deadline 9:30 PM, Resumes Saturday 10AM, Be on time
11:00 PM LANFest Presentation: Opening Orientation Presentation Hall FM7-104 Required for first time attendees, fun and shorter than 30 mins, Prizes (:
11:30 PM - On Going Contests: Overclocking BYOC Area Ongoing contest on your own BYOC system, please use caution when OC, Ends Sunday 12PM
Saturday
12:00 AM Crazy Contest! Courtyard Join for fun and prizes
12:00 AM Workshop:Overclocking Your Computer FM7-111 Hands on lab covering the basics of overclocking techniques using the Intel Extreme Tuning Utility (XTU)
9:00 AM -2 PM Brunch on Sale Cafe Cafe access via opening in far wall.
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Workshop: Frogger Part 1:Sprite Game Programming FM7-111 Build a simple sprite game similar to Frogger. No programming experience necessary. The Scratch development environment is used to introduce concepts like resource management, loops, branches, conditionals, events and messaging, and debugging.
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Tournament Resumes: Hearthstone BYOC Area Tourny resumes, players must check in at tourney desk, Finals at ~2PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM Official Tournament:5v5 CS: Global Offensive BYOC Area Signup Deadline 10:00 AM Resumes Saturday 8PM, Be on time
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Workshop: Frogger Part 2 FM7-111 Part 2 of building a simple sprite Frogger-type game. Add to the game built in Part 1.
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Official Tournament:6v6 Team Fortress 2 BYOC Area Signup Deadline 11:00 AM Resumes Saturday 8PM, Be on time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Workshop: Modding Q&A BUM Room Got questions about Modding your Computer? Q&A session to ask anything that's on your mind.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Workshop: Intel SSD 750 Series & NVMe Education BUM Room Talk about the benefits of the Intel SSD 750 Series as well as the underlying technology (NVMe)
1:00 PM Super Smash Bros. Melee Console Area  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Workshop: Connect Anything:Galileo Development FM7-110 Come learn how to start making on the Galileo using Sparkfun's red board, wifi, and Intel's Connect anything software to connect sensors with output components with minimal hardware and software using a web interface.
1:00 PM Crazy Contest! Courtyard Join for fun and prizes
3:00 PM -4:00 PM Contest Judging:Case Mod³ with CPU Mag & Intel BYOC Area Signup Deadline 2:00 PM, May only sign up for one category, Be present during judging
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Workshop: Parallax C Programming Basic FM7-111 Learn the basics of C Programming while working on electronics.
6:00 PM Dinner and Fun Courtyard Nom noms
7:00 PM LANFest Presentation: Sponsors Night & Prize Drawing Presentation Hall FM7-104 Must be present to win, Tournaments pause 6PM-8PM, actioned packed and fun.
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM Official Tournaments Resume Tournament Desk Team Captains must check their teams in Promptly at 8PM, Be on time
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Workshop: Parallax C Programming Intermediate FM7-111 Continuation of the C Programming basics. Build on the basics while creating hands-on electronics projects.
8:00 PM Mortal Kombat X Console Area  
8:30 PM LANFest Massive Battle &Seasoned Gamer BYOC Area One Massive LANFest Battle, game will be announced at event.
10:00 PM Community Tournament: Rocket League BYOC Area Signup Deadline 9:00 PM Be on time
10:00 PM - 12:00 MID Workshop: Import CallMe:Python Programming FM7-110 Learning Python by building a "Hello, World!" app can be enlightening, but let's do something fun! Why not build a command line application that calls your phone? You will learn programming fundamentals, Python imports, and third-party service integration in this no-nonsense, hands-on workshop.
Sunday
12:00 AM Crazy Contest Courtyard Join for fun and prizes
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM Tech Panel FM7-111 Come ask questions your techie questions and hear answers from industry professionals.
9:00 AM -2 PM Brunch on Sale Cafe Cafe access via opening in far wall.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Workshop: CS:GO How to improve your game Online Discussion of how to improve your Counterstrike: Global Offensive game play.
11:00 AM - 12:00 NOON Workshop: Don't Feed, I'll Carry: League of Legends Online Lecture/discussion on how to improve as a LoL player. Targets casual players on wide variety of topics.
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Workshop: 3D Printing - Getting Started FM7-111 Ever wanted to make a 3D print figure of your favorite character. Learn the basics of setting up 3D printing files, along with a demo of 3D printing.
11:00 AM Contest: Heroes of the Storm Mini Tournament BYOC Area Meet at the NOC for Briefing at 10:30 AM, Must have HotS installed and ready.
12:00 PM Extra Life Console Challenge Console Area  
12:00 PM Contest Deadline: All on going contest BYOC Area Make sure your contest results are turned in! No exceptions.
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Be a Maker with Edison Kits FM7-110 Free-form Maker event - Use the Intel Edison and Grove Intel IoT starter kit to build your own project. Will it be a BopIt game or a Morse code communicator?
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Tech Careers FM7-111 Thinking a Tech Career is in your future? Come hear about ways you can prepare for a career in computer programming or engineering. Short Q&A included.
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Game Engine Development with Leadwerks FM7-111 Interested in 3D Game Engines and how they work? Attend this guided tutorial and get your feet wet with some beginning hands-on exericses. You never know what you can do until you try!
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Build Your Own Computer FM7-110 Learn how to install and remove all the components of a computer.
4:45 PM -5:30 PM LANFest Presentations: Awards & Prize Drawing Presentation Hall FM7-104 Must be present to win, congratulate the LANFest winners, and prizes.
6:00 PM Event Closed   Closed
Notes: Activities are about an hour in length if no end time is given. All contests, prize drawings, and giveaways require attendees to be present to win. Most contests and workshops require signup at LANFest, and may have limited space. Event registration and Help Desk will open at 6PM on Friday and 8AM on Saturday and Sunday, closed during Hardware Curfew. Contests entries must be turned in before contests deadlines. LANFest reserves the right to change the event schedule as needed. At LANFest access the updated schedule via the Intranet Site.
Tournament players are required to signup on the Intranet Site before posted signup deadline times, and be on Teamspeak. Team Captains MUST check in-person during the tournament briefing. Attendees may only sign up for one tournament if tournaments are running overlapped. Tournament Desk will be open during the tournament run times at NOC.

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