South Carolina Area Roleplayers And Boardgamers

CLOSES Jan 2, 2015
Tournament Sponsorship 
Hotel Block
Primary OPEN
Secondary CLOSED
Dealers Registration
Artwork Submission
Writing Submission
Game Masters! Find out how to get SCARAB to pay for your hotel room HERE
Gaming Submission
Kids Track Submission
Widows Track Submission
Coming Soon: 


SCARAB Gaming Convention

Medallion Convention Center

7309 Garners Ferry Road, Columbia, SC 29209

January 16-19, 2015


December 7, 2014
SCARAB Apparel by Ofairel
We have a new t-shirt partner for 2015. Get your official SCARAB apparel at Ofairel. If you pre-order your t-shirt you can get a 15% discount. 
November 25, 2014
SCARAB 2015 WarmaHordes Masters Tournament Announced!
On the field of battle, are you the Master of all you see? Prove it! The gold-standard in convention competitive play has arrived at SCARAB 5 with the first-ever SCARAB MASTERS. In this official Masters event, you will do battle to prove that you are a true Master of your chosen faction and the game of WARMACHINE & HORDES.

November 19, 2014
SCARAB Charity News 
We are thrilled to announce that we are finally able to launch our three day charity event in 2015. Stay tuned for more news as it develops. Less than 60 days to SCARAB 2015. The schedule is posted on the Warhorn site. If you have your badge and have registered on Warhorn to reserve your seats do so now. The link to Warhorn is above. 
October 17, 2014
Play Games, Heal Kids
Our team is on a mission to save kids through gaming, and we need your help. 
October 16, 2014
The Fall Heats Up!
Come on out and have some fun! We are going to have a game day this weekend at Firefly Games and Toys. Then DC, VC of SC will be in Asheville, NC helping out with ScareFest on the 25th. SCARAB charity event at Firefly on the 1st of November. KingCon November 8th-9th and AtomaCon November 14-16th. Which puts us only two months away from SCARAB 2015!
October 15, 2014
Dice Promo Winner - Keeping it all in the family!
Congratulations to David Callahan, winner of the October Dice Promo with this awesome winning picture! Celebrating all the new GMs that our SCARAB family brought into the world in the past few months: Olivia, Braham and EJ!
Also, congratulations to Kevin Armstrong who had the closest guess to the Dice Trivia Question. Enjoy your prizes guys!
September 16, 2014
Dice Promo Winner
Congratulations Alicia Callahan, the winner of the September Dice Promo with this awesome winning picture! The contest was so much fun we are doing it again - picture submission begins Sept 25-Oct 1 and voting will be tallied on the 15th of Oct! Get your cameras ready and good luck. As an added incentive the winner of the photo contest will also receive a special edition SCARAB 2015 30mm die!
August 26, 2014
Dice Promo
We are running a special promotion for our Facebook Friends. Learn how you can get a full set of fifteen 16mm SCARAB dice from year one to year five on our Facebook page. Check out some of the new dice prototypes we are looking at including our Sczarni remembrance die.
July 18, 2014
GenCon Indy Gets Swarmed
Once more the SCARAB Swarm descends upon GenCon Indy in August and we have ordered a 1000 special SCARAB/GenCon dice to give away again this year! Want one of these ubber cool 2014 or 2015 SCARAB dice, just find a SCARAB Swarm member and ask them for one. Supplies limited so get one while you can. We will have some 2015 special edition dice with us, be the coolest kid on the block and get yours before your friends get theirs!
May 1, 2014
XCON, Game-O-Rama and ConCarolinas! OH MY!
We kick off another great summer with a great May line-up of events to begin with XCON World in Myrtle Beach, SC, then over to Game-O-Rama in Atlanta, GA and finally with ConCarolinas in Charlotte, NC. Three events - three states - in three weeks. Sounds like a great trifecta!
April 1, 2014
Let's Slip the Gnomes of War!
Come see the SCARAB Swarm at GnomeCon April 11-13, 2014 for some great gaming goodness. We will be bringing a bunch of PFS to Savannah, GA. This gaming track just gets bigger and better again this year. We've got a bunch of prizes and some great boons to give away some come on out and get your game on!
March 28, 2014
Cool and Unique Prizes? SCARAB Has Them!
Check out these cool and unique prizes and gifts we have available for our players and GMs!
March 27, 2014
Kicking into Spring Schedule 
SCARAB is working with a few sponsors to bring some great Kickstarter demo products to the events we are traveling to this spring. Look for us at an event near you. The spring schedule is huge and we are hoping to add even more to it in the shape of a few gaming days at some retailers around the state. Keep an eye on our Facebook pages and our calendar to stay up to date on the events we are heading to in the next few months. 
March 3, 2014
ConCarolinas Schedule Loaded
You can check out the awesome schedule for ConCarolinas Gaming Track here:
February 26, 2014
ConNooga was fun and next on our schedule is GnomeCon in Savannah, GA in April. Come on out and have some fun. Always worth the trip to hit Sweet Potatoes for some banana pudding and get in some games with the great folks in Savannah, GA. 
February 12, 2014
ConNooga or Bust!
SCARAB Swarm will be at ConNooga yet again this year. This year VC DC of SC is coordinating the PFS at ConNooga and bringing 80 tables of PFS to this fun event! Come on out and have some fun!
February 9, 2014
Calendar Update
The SCARAB calendar of events is up to date. If you happen to be Jonesing for some gaming come on out to one of these great events and have some fun with the Swarm. Notice we still have a few dates open so if you know of a convention or retailer that is having an event and you think SCARAB would be a good fit. Pass on our info and we'll see if we can make the event. 
January 23, 2014
Countdown to SCARAB 5 Begins
SCARAB 4 has come and gone and there are a large number of people that deserve our heartfelt thanks. So "Thank You" to all those who help make this a great event. It is truly humbling to have such tremendous growth year after year. We are well ahead of our goals as we head into the new year. We look forward to the next one and hope to see everyone on the road as we travel to the numerous conventions and retailers over the year. 

Mission Statement

To support the roleplaying and boardgaming community and industry by hosting an annual convention that brings gamers together in the spirit of competition and fellowship.
Who or what is SCARAB? 
SCARAB stands for: South Carolina Area Role-players and Board-gamers. We are a group of gamers based in the Columbia, South Carolina region. We game! That's what we do. We travel to retailers, conventions and Meetups to demo a variety of games. We travel to as many events as we can throughout the year. Annually, we will host a gaming convention that we hope is a great experience for everyone who attends and we will work very hard to make it so. We will strive to keep the convention rates and fees as low as possible, to give our guests the best return for their money that we are able to deliver. 

$69.00 King
$79.00 Double 
$89.00 Suite 

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