Big Shot Gaming MegaLAN XVII

Event date/time: April 10, 2015, 6 p.m. - April 12, 2015, noon

Current status: 103 seats paid - 2 seats pending - 147 seats remaining

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Big Shot Gaming MegaLAN XVII Update #3

Written by bubbarowley

March 20, 2015, 9:28 a.m.

Hey Everyone! Sorry about the message earlier regarding the potential cancellation of the next MegaLAN. The message you received was bouncing around a few of our admins, but when we discussed it at our last meeting we decided it was in bad taste and that it gave the wrong impression. We are still working as hard as possible to make this event a triumph!

To make it up to you we would like to offer some transparency into the discussion we had regarding event finances and the current risk factor of running the event. Most of the admins decided that we are a little behind where we should be at this point, but the history of our events tell us that we are on track to pulling this off:

That being said it really does help us out if you register as soon as you can as that means we can get warm fuzzies that the event will be paid for when its all said and done and that we can go buy more prizes!

Please register ASAP

One other thing that helps us is for you to register for the tournaments that you will be playing in. Please sign up for those while you're on our site soaking the web standards of 2008!

The Big Shot Gaming Admin team

Big Shot Gaming MegaLAN XVII Update #2

Written by tom

March 19, 2015, 1:44 p.m.

Big Shot Gamers!

We've got some bad news: it's with a heavy heart that we must announce we're at risk of canceling our upcoming event.

Unfortunately, as a completely independent LAN hosting group, we depend on our ticket sales to cover the costs of running our events. As you're probably well aware, venues are getting more expensive, and sponsorships are becoming more difficult to acquire. If we don't sell at least 100 more seats by March 31, we will be forced to cancel the event and refund all existing signups; we simply cannot afford to run the event without those sales.

If you (or someone you know!) were waiting to sign up, now's the time to grab your seat! We can still make this thing happen, but we need your help.

The Big Shot Gaming Admin team

Big Shot Gaming MegaLAN XVII Update #1

Written by tom

Feb. 9, 2015, 3:11 p.m.

Hey Big Shot Gamers!

It's been a little less than a month since you last heard from us, and we wanted to give you a few quick updates on the upcoming MegaLAN XVII!

The first order of business is earlybird registration - it ends tomorrow, so the price of a ticket will be increasing from $25 to $30. Get signed up today in order to nab that discount! You can register online at

The next thing we have up is prizing for the League of Legends tournament - we will be offering cash prizes of the following amounts to our best League of Legends teams; there may be more prizes in the coming weeks, but this is guaranteed now.

1st place: $50 per player
2nd place: $20 per player
3rd place: $10 per player

Lastly, we'd like to give a big shoutout to the sponsors who have already signed on to support our upcoming LAN party: Bawls, Enermax, Silverstone, and Monster Energy! We're constantly getting more in, so expect more updates on this subject in a couple weeks. Until then, happy gaming!

--Tom and the BSG Staff

Big Shot Gaming MegaLAN XVII Registration Now Available!

Written by tom

Jan. 17, 2015, 3:35 p.m.

Alright, Big Shot Gamers!

We know you've been waiting patiently, and it's finally time for us to officially open registration for the Big Shot Gaming MegaLAN XVII, held from 6PM on April 10 to 12PM on April 12, at Central Michigan University's Finch Fieldhouse! We're very excited for this upcoming LAN, as we're making League of Legends into a flagship tournament with a cash prize!

We'll also be having StarCraft II, CS:GO, and Super Smash Bros. Wii U tournaments as smaller events, as well as some awesome free play gaming!

This year, we'll be having early bird discounts available until February 10 - register now and pay $25 for your ticket. After February 10, the price of a LAN ticket goes up to $30. We're also using a different payment system this time around instead of PayPal, so payment should be a much more painless operation now.

We'll be announcing more and more details in the coming weeks, so stay tuned!

Sign up on today, and make sure to follow us on Facebook for the most up-to-date information:

--BSG Staff

Big Shot Gaming MegaLAN XVII Gaming Survey

Written by tom

Dec. 4, 2014, 9:46 p.m.

Big Shot Gamers!

It's that time again - the time where you help us pick out the games that are gonna be featured at our next LAN party! The gaming survey for our upcoming MegaLAN XVII is open 'til December 17, so get your votes in and get counted!

-- BSG Staff

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