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QuakeCon 2019 schedule: Dates, panels, keynote & badge pickup

QuakeCon 2019, the Year of Doom, is soon to begin. Here are all the need-to-know dates, times, and details for attendees and streamers watching from home.


QuakeCon 2019 is right around the corner, and this year's event is themed around the Year of Doom. That's right, the two biggest juggernauts in FPS history will form the foundation for this year's QuakeCon, which will see several presentations and panels hosted by the top talents behind id Software games such as Doom Eternal, Wolfenstein Youngblood, Rage 2, The Elder Scrolls, and more. Don't miss out on the fun — keep reading to leran all about QuakeCon 2019, including dates, times, tickets, panels, presenters, streaming availability, badge pickup, and more.

QuakeCon 2019 | Schedule and notable panels

Liek with any good QuakeCon, this year's convention will be loaded with events, tournaments, guest appearances, developer interviews, and more. The full schedule of events can be found over on the official QuakeCon website, but for now, here are a few noteworthy details and panels worth mentioning.

QuakeCon is spread across four days, starting on Thursday, July 25 and ending on Sunday, July 28. Held in the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas, the event will include panels from video game developers, tournaments for titles like QuakeWorld and Doom 2, plus the usual host of demos, food, entertainment, and more.

Some of the panels scheduled for QuakeCon 2019 include:

  • QuakeWorld 1v1 Community Tourney - July 25 from 3 to 5 p.m.
  • Doom 2 2v2 TDM Community Tourney - July 25 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • The Elder Scrolls: Legends Master Series - July 26 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • 2019 QuakeCon Keynote Featuring Doom Eternal - July 26 from 11 to 11:45 a.m.
  • DOOMCon: Influence of Doom on Video Games - July 26 from 12 noon to 1 p.m.
  • Bawls Chugging - July 26-27 from 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Quake Live 3v3 Clan Arena Community Tourney - July 26 from 3 to 5 p.m.
  • Our Future Continues! What's Next for Fallout 76 - July 27 from 10 to 11 a.m.
  • Building Tamriel - The Evolution of ESO - July 27 from 2 to 3 p.m.
  • Quake Pro League - July 28 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

QuakeCon 2019 | Keynote date and time

QuakeCon 2019 keynote is scheduled for Friday, July 26 at 11 a.m. Central time. Directly after the keynote, event organizers will kick off the panel titled The Influence of Doom, where "an all-star lineup of Bethesda developers from MachineGames, Bethesda Game Studios, and id Software will discuss the impact of DOOM’s release 25 years ago on games and the video game industry."

QuakeCon 2019 dates times keynote tickets badge pickup

As might be expected, fans who aren't available to attend QuakeCon 2019 in-person will be able to watch the keynote panel streamed live through

QuakeCon 2019 | Tickets and badges

Tickets to QuakeCon 2019 have been made available through Showclix. As things stand now, the $75 BYOC Passes are all sold out, though general admission tickets are still available for free.

For all attendees who have yet to receive their badge, badge pickup will be made available every day between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. in the main foyer.

QuakeCon is always a spectacle, and QuakeCon 2019: The Year of Doom should be no different. Fans can expect loads of news and interesting reveals from this year's convention as it runs from July 25 through July 28. For the latest news and coverage, be sure to stop by Shacknews' QuakeCon home page.

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