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Little Wars 2014 April 25 - 27 at the DuPage Expo Center, St. Charles, IL.
Theme for 2014: Great (and not so Great) Commanders

Uncle Duke is Returning to Little Wars on Saturday April 26, 2014!

Event Submission is now OPEN!

The Room Block is Open at HILTON GARDEN INN! Only $99.00 per night!
Group Code = LTW and is listed as Little Wars 2014.
Hilton Garden Inn, St. Charles, IL 4070 E Main St, St Charles, IL 60174 - (630) 584-0700
Single and double occupancy. Thursday through Monday (checkout).
They have reserved a courtesy block of
Thursday: 35 rooms
Friday: 80 rooms
Saturday: 80 rooms
Sunday: 15 rooms
because their space is limited the room block will only be held open until April 3, 2014, so make your reservations soon!

We have an additional room block at the Hampton Inn & Suites St. Charles
Group Code is WAR or use this link Little Wars 2014
2875 Foxfield Road, St Charles IL - 630-584-0222
Just a 5 minute drive from the Expo Center
Every room has a microwave and refrigerator, and a hot breakfast is also included in the room rate.
They will have complimentary shuttle service available. They just need to know what time your events start and end that weekend so they can schedule drivers accordingly.

We have an additional room block at the Fairfield Inn & Suites St. Charles
Mention Little Wars for a $95.00 per night room rate.
2096 Bricher Rd, St Charles IL - (800) 228-2800
Just a 15 minute drive from the Expo Center
Includes free HOT breakfast and free WiFi with an indoor pool.
Use this handly link to book Book your group rate: Little Wars 2014

We have a room block again at the Pheasant Run Resort across the street from the Expo Center.
Mention that you are with the Little Wars 2014 group and you can get a room for $89.00 per night!
4051 East Main Street, St. Charles, Illinois 60174 - Phone 630.584.6300

Please see the links under the Little Wars heading located in the menu on the left-hand corner of this page for more information about Little Wars 2014. The "Registration" link has information for those wishing to attend Little Wars.
The "Events / Judges" link which has information for gamemasters wishing to put on games at Little Wars. The "Vendors" link which has information for the dealers who will be attending Little Wars and for flea market table information. More info coming soon!

Little Wars 2013 Theme Winner - Turning Points!

The winner of the 2012 Theme Award goes to Steve Fratt for his series of three days at Gettysburg! Steve's large setup in 5mm scale recreated the three day of this historic battle in amazing detail. Steve is well known for bringing large well terrained events to Little Wars each year, and this was no exception! Congratualtions to Steve and for his efforts he will receive FREE admission to Little Wars 2014.

Little Wars 2012 Theme Winner - Technology, Innovations & Advancements!

The winner of the 2012 Theme Award goes to the judging team of Glen Domingo and Justin Gramm, otherwise known as the Shellshock guys as this is the name of their original rule set. Glen and Justin have been avid supporters of Little Wars for as long as we know, running games all three days through out the convention. They are always thinking outside the box when it comes to the games they bring to LW.

This is was no exception as they had a game board that featured REAL Growing Grass, REAL moss, and running water that even included live fish (Tad poles) in the small lake at one end of the board. Congratulations to Glen and Justin!

Little Wars 2011 Theme Winner - Last Stands & Forlorn Hopes!

The winner of the the 2011 Theme Award goes to Michael Harris. Michael brought his beautiful French and Indian Wars game complete with a painted back drop. His terrain board included a river, lake, bridge, boat, and realistic looking mountain path. Much fun was had playing this game that Michael ran twice during the convention. The 25mm miniatures were beautifully painted and used a popular rules system. Congratulations Michael!

Little Wars 2010 Theme Winner - Warfare in the Orient!

The winner of the 2010 Theme Award goes to Kevin MacDonald for his Operation Bear Grease II Viet Nam game. Kevinís helicopters had great paintjobs right down to the men hanging out the doors on the guns. Everyone that played in the game had a great time and claimed it was the best game they played. Congratulations Kevin!

Little Wars 2009 Theme Winner - Rebels & Rebellions!

The winner of the 2009 Theme Award goes to Todd Olson for his Ay Carmela! Spanish Civil War game. Toddís figures had a great paintjob, his terrain was inspiring and the game play was loved by all who played. Everyone at his table had an awesome time and claimed it was the best game they played! Congratulations Todd!