​The Northeast Arkansas Gamers Guild will host NEA Game Fest in Hoxie, Oct. 12-13, to benefit The Children’s Shelter.

​NEA Game Fest is a two-day convention featuring a variety of tabletop gaming events, including demos, tournaments and open play. Prizes will be given away throughout the event.

​The convention will be held at the Hoxie Service Center, 500 SW Lawrence. Convention doors will be open 9 a.m. to midnight both days.

​All money raised after expenses will go to benefit The Children’s Shelter in Walnut Ridge. The shelter provides temporary housing for displaced children from across Northeast Arkansas.

​Sponsorship opportunities are available to support this event and the shelter. To learn more, contact Megan Heyl at megan@neagamersguild.org or 870-215-3546.

​Badges for the convention are available at www.neagamefest.com. Adult badges are available for $15 each. Children’s badges, age 10-15, are available for $5 each. Children under 10 are free.