Regional Gathering

Where All the Cool Kids
Hang Out

The Western Pennsylvania Area Mensa Regional Gathering is four days and three nights of food, speakers, tournaments, crafts, karaoke, and more!
Register early to receive a discounted rate.

What’s It all About?

In Mensa parlance, an RG is a Regional Gathering. Such gatherings are planned and hosted by a local Mensa group. There are many variations on the RG idea (e.g. mini RG, outdoor RG) but the typical type is held over a weekend at a hotel. They are usually held Friday afternoon or evening to Sunday morning or afternoon, though some groups have their RG over a holiday weekend, starting a day earlier or ending a day later. The number of attendees vary, with 100 – 150 being typical, but with a range of three dozen to over 500! Attendees are a mixture of members of the sponsoring group and Mensans who travel, sometimes great distances, to attend the RG.  Guests of members are also welcome. People can register for a single day or the whole weekend. The hosting hotel often has a special room rate for RG attendees. Staying on site is of course not required (though you might miss some of the fun.)

The RG schedule includes a variety of activities and eve