Pop Culture Expo Whangarei

Itchy trigger Finger Pop Culture Expo

Itchy Trigger Finger is Whangarei’s first ever pop culture Expo! Whether you’re into dungeons and Dragons, magic the gathering or Fortnite and PUBG we have something to entertain you and the whole family this Oct 1st 2nd and 3rd 2018 at Forum North Whangarei.


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Ticket prices as follows:

General pricing - Adult tickets are $18

Please refer to the pricing tab for more information


Cosplay Events

Cosplay Enthusiasts from around the country are coming to the event as well so make sure to ask to pose for a photo with your favourite cosplayer.  As well as a cosplay parade we have cosplay competitions and a cosplay pitstop thanks to wayne’s workshop and niflheim productions, with some great prizes up for grabs.  We have a professional photographer on site as well for those wanting to capture some crisp professional shots. 


Console and PC Gaming

Player unknown’s battlegrounds (PUBG) and Fortnite will be blasting from most of the 30 computers/consoles available to game on with competitions starting on monday the 1st. Who will be the first team to win the ITF cup for 2018 ?? 

Register for the competition here


Tabletop Gaming

Tabletop gaming is available for everyone wanting to prove themselves, dungeons and dragons as well as magic the gathering with competitions and prizes as well! 

Register for Table Top here

Other Attractions

We have vendors as well, displaying the latest in technology - from VR, robotics, 3d printing , toys, tattoos, cosplay materials and more.

Rotorcross NZ 

Drone racing is in the outside tents we have drones provided for anyone who is keen to get behind the wheel of a real drone and race against your friends. There are competitions as well, so get some practice in while you can :D


Guest Speakers

Guest speakers will be divulging information in the Capitaine Bougainville Theatre over the 3 days on a wide variety of topics related to game design, coding,robotics and cosplay to name just a few!


Live Streaming

The Whole event is being live streamed courtesy of the boys from Channel north.
So be sure to make yourself known when the camera is on you! 


Food is available on site 


We look forward to seeing you at the event -  bring your “A game” and 
get ready to flex that itchy trigger finger!!

Tournament Rules


  1. The Itchy Trigger Finger tournament is open to PC users only.
  2. Each player must have a Steam account and their own version of PUBG. Players must play on the PUBG account that was provided during registration.
  3. Players may not share or lend their accounts to another player for the purpose of competing in this tournament.
  4. All rules listed by PUBG Corp in their Rules of Conduct apply to the Itchy Trigger Finger Tournament.
  5. Teams must play with a minimum of three players.
  6. If a player disconnects, the team should continue to play the rest of the game. The disconnected player can rejoin the match that the disconnect occurred in.
  7. If disconnections occur from multiple players within multiple teams, a restart may occur, which will be decided upon tournament staff.
  8. A game may be restarted due to exceptional circumstances, such as if a bug significantly affects multiple players’ ability to play, if wrong settings have been used or if there are network/power issues. This will be decided upon by the tournament staff.
  9. We expect all players to exhibit good sportsmanship and maintain respect for one another throughout the tournament.
  10. Any player found in violation or breach of these rules will result in penalties that are decided by the Itchy Trigger Finger team on a case-by-case basis.