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Saturday, April 16, 2022

A Difficult Decision

   As the title of this article states, the Board of Hak4Kidz NFP had to make a difficult decision today. With so much opening up in the Chicagoland area, people are still not getting out of the house as much as we were expecting by this time. How do we know? Our Milwaukee event registration is lower than expected, but a Wisconsin middle school purchased 30 tickets, so we will carry on.

   In our professional lives, one of us planned 3 different professional events on the same day and the turnout was less than desired. That was a big tell. Having a Hak4Kidz event on June 4th is reasonably close to those events mentioned above. So whether the concern is being in large crowds (understandably) or people don't want to put on outside clothes thus leaving the comfort of their home (understandably) , or both, the decision had to be made quickly.

   We are working on selecting a date in late summer or early fall for the next event. But, we want to hear from you first. Please complete this very simple Doodle poll before May 1st to let us know what works best for you. We will communicate the new schedule once the logistics of reserving the venue are finalized.

   Anyone who purchased a ticket will have the option of deferring their ticket for the new date, or a full refund. Once the new date is determined we will notify via social media and an article. We will honor the decision up to two weeks prior to the new date.

   Thank you very much for your community support and we are planning to make the next Chicago event bigger and better than ever!


Hak4Kidz Team

Hak4Kidz is back in Milwaukee...and more!

Hak4Kidz is excited to be returning to Milwaukee in partnership with our friends at CypherCon and the Midwest Gaming Classic

We want folks to enjoy what Hak4Kidz and the Midwest Gaming Classic have to offer on Saturday, so we decided to reduce our hours to give participants more time for both. This year the Milwaukee Tyro badge will be the badge we created for 2019 and was our first Kickstarter. Tyros and 'Pones can each add-on a deeply discounts Saturday afternoon and evening only pass! This is a great opportunity for Hak4Kidz fans to experience some fun gaming time at the MGC.

When: April 30, 2022, 8:30am doors open, Opening Ceremonies begin 9am, day ends at 12pm CDT
Where: Hilton Milwaukee in Wright Ballroom A, 509 W. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Registration: ** OPEN **
Registration ends: ** April 29th, 2022 **
Activities: ** Hak4Kidz Milwaukee 2022 Activities are available

Thank you CypherCon and Midwest Gaming Classic for the space!

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