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Blackhawks Convention

The 12th annual Blackhawks Convention, presented by Magellan Corporation, will be held from July 26-28, 2019, at the Hilton Chicago (720 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago). The event, which has sold out every year, will feature both current Blackhawks players and alumni throughout the weekend and include numerous autograph and photo sessions, Q&A panels, exhibits, interactive games and much more. Blackhawks players, coaches, executives and alumni are expected to attend.

2019 Convention Program

2019 Convention Passes

Passes for the 12th annual Chicago Blackhawks Convention, presented by Magellan Corporation, are ON SALE NOW!

Weekend passes provide access to all activities throughout the three-day event. To provide greater access to fans, we are offering a new single day pass option in addition to the all access weekend pass.

Fans interested in attending can purchase individual passes, which are valid for the entire weekend, online at chicagoblackhawks.com or through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000.

Convention Attendees

Check out the list of the players, coaches and alumni who attended the 12th Annual Blackhawks Convention from July 26-28!

Convention Attendees

Convention Highlights

Friday kicks off with Opening Ceremonies followed by the all-new Blackhawks Variety Hour featuring player and fan participation in on-stage games, a live band and more. On Saturday, kids under 12 get their chance to play junior reporter in the Kids-Only Press Conference while fans of all ages can watch their favorite alumni take on the players in Blackhawks Family Feud, welcome back 2010 Stanley Cup Champions, hear from Blackhawks leadership and coaches, attend the popular Second City sketch comedy performance and more.

Convention Highlights

  • 11 Q&A panels with players and front office staff
  • Three game show-inspired sessions
  • Nearly 50 open autograph sessions and photo sessions
  • Combine obstacle course, where fans can test their skills to see how they match up with the pros, as well as the Inflatable Rink, which will offer various hockey 101 sessions and a chance to play with Blackhawks prospects
  • Virtual reality experience that gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at a Blackhawks gameday from some of the most exclusive spots in the United Center
  • Hockey Hall of Fame showcase featuring trophies, Blackhawks artifacts and all six Stanley Cup Championship rings on display
  • Fifth Third Arena's Ice Bocce tournament, which combines the backyard game of bocce ball with the on-ice excitement of curling
  • The opportunity to Design-Your-Own-Puck, printed in minutes at the on-site Blackhawks Store
  • Photo opportunities with the Zamboni, Blackhawks Bluesmobile, One Goal letters and more

NEW THIS YEAR:

The Blackhawks will introduce the "Emergency Goalie Challenge," an escape room experience that will challenge fans to solve the clues to make it from the locker room to the ice. Interested fans must sign up in advance on site, subject to availability for groups of 10 or less.

Convention Guest Rooms

Guest rooms at the Hilton Chicago are ON SALE NOW! Weekend Hotel Package guests will receive (1) guaranteed autograph from either Jonathan Toews or Andrew Shaw.

Fans can purchase a weekend hotel package, which includes a two-night stay at the Hilton Chicago and two (2) weekend passes. The weekend hotel package is the only way to guarantee a VIP autograph session during the event. A one-night hotel package is also available, which includes one (1) weekend pass. Fans can visit chicagoblackhawks.com or contact the Hilton Chicago at 1-877-865-5320 to secure a room. Fans who purchase a room package will also have the opportunity to purchase up to four (4) additional weekend passes at 50% off during the online booking process.

Blackhawks Fitness

Pure Barre at the Blackhawks Convention

Start your Saturday morning off right with an exclusive Pure Barre class, FREE for convention attendees. Pure Barre is a collection of 45-50 minute total body workouts. The technique involves a thoughtful series of low impact, isometric movements that are designed to produce results. Class is at 8 a.m. in the Normandie Lounge and pre-registration is strongly encouraged:

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I purchase a Convention pass?
A select number of Convention passes are available! Click here to purchase while supplies last.

Hotel Guest: If you have a Weekend Package under the Chicago Blackhawks room block, you are guaranteed an autograph. Please visit Event Registration located in Salon B inside the Hilton Chicago starting Friday, July 26, at 12 p.m. to pick up your guaranteed autograph card.

Where is the Convention held?
The Convention is held at the Hilton Chicago located at 720 S. Michigan Ave.

What are the parking accommodations at the Hilton?
Parking is available at the Hilton in addition to surrounding parking garages and lots. Click here for more parking options.

Do I have to pre-register by Convention pass?
No, Convention passes do not have to be pre-registered this year.

When will I receive my Convention passes?

  • If you purchased your Convention passes through Ticketmaster or have a room reservation at the Hilton Chicago under the Chicago Blackhawks room block, passes were mailed out on July 15. If you do not receive them by Thursday July 25, please call the Blackhawks at 312-455-7000.
  • If you have a room reservation at the Hilton Chicago under the Chicago Blackhawks room block and purchased additional passes, you will receive them in the mail prior to the event.

How do I participate in the Scratch and Win raffle?
Convention attendees will need to stop by Event Registration located in Salon B to participate in the Scratch and Win raffle. Attendees will have the chance to win a VIP autograph or photograph session with a Blackhawks player or alumni.

What is the age requirement for the Convention?
Fans 5 and under do not need a Convention pass.

Who is attending the Convention?
Click here for the full list of Convention attendees.

When will the full schedule be released?
The full event schedule can be found in the Convention Program. This can be picked up at Event Registration starting at 12 p.m. on Friday, July 26.

What are the hours of the Convention?

Friday
Registration opens at 12 p.m.
Exhibit Halls are open from 3-9 p.m.
Opening Ceremonies begin at 5 p.m. in the International Ballroom

Saturday
Exhibit Halls are open from 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Sunday
Exhibit Halls are open from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

When can I start lining up for Friday's Opening Ceremony?
Fans can line up for the Opening Ceremony beginning at 12 p.m. Security will only recognize fans who begin to line up at that time. The International Ballroom will open at 3 p.m. for fans who would like to see the Opening Ceremony live.

Will fans have access to wi-fi at the Convention?
Yes, there is free wireless internet at the Convention. Join the following network onsite.

Network: Blackhawks Fan
Password: BHC2019

2018 Convention Highlights

Convention Vendors

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