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NBGL Round One -  CATAN & Ticket to Ride Europe, VIC
NBGL Round One -  CATAN & Ticket to Ride Europe, VIC

Sat, 27 Jan


Yarraville Club

NBGL Round One - CATAN & Ticket to Ride Europe, VIC

Join us for Round One of the very first National Board Game League! Compete against others in tournaments of CATAN and Ticket to Ride Europe

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Time & Location

27 Jan 2024, 10:00 am – 28 Jan 2024, 8:30 pm

Yarraville Club, 135 Stephen St, Yarraville VIC 3013, Australia

About the event

National Board Game League - Round One

Yarraville Club, VIC

Saturday 27th January - CATAN

Sunday 28th January - Ticket to Ride Europe

Pre-Registration Required. No "Walk-In" tickets. 

Ticket Prices

  • CATAN Only - $40
  • Ticket to Ride Europe Only - $40
  • Double Pass - $68


Each Tournament will have a separate Prize Pool consisting of:

  • 1st Place - $200
  • 2nd Place - $125
  • 3rd Place - $75
  • 4th Place - Entry Money Back
  • Plus Lucky Draw Prizes

Earn Points for the 2024 NBGL Championship

For Each Tournament:

1st - 50 Points

2nd - 40 Points

3rd - 35 Points

4th - 30 Points

5th - 25 Points

6th - 20 Points

7th - 18 Points

8th - 16 Points

9th - 14 Points

10th - 12 Points

11th - 10 Points

12th - 8 Points

13th - 6 Points

14th - 4 Points

15th - 2 Points

16th - 1 Point

National Board Game League Competition Rules - HERE

Format and Tournament Specific Rules


Ticket to Ride Europe - HERE

Schedule for CATAN - 27th Jan

10am - Sign in opens

10:30am - Tournament Briefing

10:40am - Group Stage

2pm - Break

3pm - Quarter Finals

5pm - Semi Finals

7pm - Grand Final

Schedule for Ticket to Ride Europe - 28th Jan

11am - Sign in opens

11:30am - Tournament Briefing

11:40am - Group Stage

2:30pm - Break

3:30pm - Quarter Finals

4:30pm - Semi Finals

5:30pm - Grand Final

 Volunteer to be a Tournament Official 

There is also the option to register to be a volunteer Tournament Official. Tournament Officials will assist with adjudicating rule conflicts on tables as well as setting up games, recording results and helping players find the correct table.

For each Individual Tournament (One Day) that a person volunteers for they will receive:

  • 1 x FREE Weekend Pass to any NBGL Round of their choosing
  • 1 x $30 Food/Drink Voucher for the venue


What happens if I am eliminated?

When you are eliminated from the tournament you are not asked to leave! You are welcome to either continue playing friendly games with other eliminated players, friends and family OR even play other games that you can bring with you!

Is this event Family Friendly? Can my children compete?

Yes! Players under the age of 18 are able to register for the event, however they must have a parent or guardian at the event with them. Players under the age of 12 must have a parent or guardian by their side during all games. Please be mindful if you believe your children would behave and cope well in a competitive environment with other adults. 

Refund Policy

  • Players who cancel their entry prior to exactly 3 weeks before the event start time are eligible for a 100% refund
  • Players who cancel their entry between prior to exactly 2 weeks before the event start time are eligible for a 50% Refund
  • Players who cancel their entry after exactly 2 weeks before the event start time are not eligible to receive a refund.

Event Cancellation Policy 

  • If a Round is cancelled all entrants will receive a full refund. 
  • If only ONE tournament on a weekend is canceled and the other tournament goes ahead, weekend pass holders will be refunded the difference between the weekend pass and the single day ticket fee as it was at the time they purchased their weekend pass

Have questions or concerns?


  • NBGL Round One Entry

    NBGL Round One at Yarraville Club, VIC CATAN: Saturday 27th Jan Ticket to Ride Europe: Sunday 28th Jan

    From $40.00 to $68.00
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  • Single to Double Pass Upgrade

    Purchase this if you are already signed up for one of the tournaments, but have later decided to also sign up for the other one as well!

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