General Information

Dates: Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th July 2009
Times: 4pm Thursday - 4pm Sunday
Venue: Brandies Bar, MMU Alsager Campus. Hassall Road, Alsager. Stoke-on-Trent. ST7 2HL
Spaces: 100
Cost: £45 Participant, £5/day spectator (Thursday or Sunday), £10/day spectator (Friday or Saturday). £20 spectator (whole event)

Food & Drink

There will be a bar open during the event, all alcohol must be purchased from the bar. A microwave and fridge will be available in the venue as well as brunch served in the nearby student catering hall from 11am - 1pm.

The nearby town of Alsager has plenty of catering outlets which will be listed on the event intranet.

The event team will also be running a 24h snack and (soft) drink bar including items like crisps, chocolate, caffeine drinks and ear plugs.


We have a few new activities lined up for this event including:

  • epic.Games - Various big games will go up through the day where we try to get as many people into the server for some epic action!
  • epic.Tournaments - Nothing serious, no prizes, just honour, pride etc. Some of these fun tournaments won't even be on computers!
  • epic.Tunes - Throughout the day and evening (not while people are sleeping) we'll get some tunes on the go to give ++ atmosphere.
  • epic.Quiz - Join with teams of up to 5 people for a chance to win in our quiz. Everyone throws in a few pounds and the winning teams take the prize.
  • epic.Hunt - Follow the clues around the venue to pick up a prize.
  • epic.Achievements - Certain things that you do at the event will give achievements which will be added up at the end of the event.
  • WTFBBQ - Friday night is MEAT night!
  • Not to mention all of the usual things you would expect to find such as consoles, social/chill-out area, licensed bar, pool tables etc.


The following additional services are available to book alongside your event ticket:

  • Additional Connection for Laptop (Wired)
  • Wireless Connection for Spectator
  • Server Co-Location
  • Caffeine Drinks Pre-Order


If you are unable to attend the event, please notify us as soon as possible. If your notification is received over 28 days prior to the start of the event, your payment will be refunded subject to a £10 administration fee. Notifications received within 28 days of the event will not be refunded unless the event is full and your place can be sold to the next person on the waiting list.