Agenda for the Anomaly Weekend

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Agenda for the Anomaly Weekend

Friday, November 3, 2017

4:00 PM – 9:00 PM – ENL Check-in & Swag Pick-UpRoyal Sonesta Hotel

Champions III Conference Room

Stop by the Royal Sonesta and grab your ENL swag on your way to Niantic’s Pre-Registration party!

4:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Niantic Pre-Registration Party Moon Tower Inn

Agents: Investigator Hank Johnson will be in Houston and intel indicates he will be making an appearance at Moon Tower. Bring your sharpies. Also we will be giving away free special Houston EXO5 t-shirts to show our appreciation and gratitude for the incredibly resilient and passionate Ingress community that is Houston. Come out and meet, greet, eat, drink and be merry for the next day we compete! This Pre-Registration will be for free check-in or paid packs due to the short checkin window on Saturday. There will be a Registration Portal onsite for you to hack.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM – ENL Check-in & Swag Pick-UpRoyal Sonesta Hotel

Champions III Conference Room

If you haven’t gotten your ENL swag, stop by and pick your stuff up on your way to the playbox!

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM – Niantic Check-inDoubleTree Greenway Plaza

Those who do not check in Friday night will be able to check in here on Saturday morning. Note that check-in will remain open two hours after the event start time: this will be the last remaining chance to get your pack and get scanned. Don’t forget to hack the registration portal and have fun!

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM – Anomaly Cluster BattlePlaybox map here

Hermann Park Parking lot

Rice University Greenway Lot ($2/day)

Prepare for Enlightened Domination! Your team will get your specific starting location by Friday!

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM – Niantic Group Photo – TBD

2:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Operation Clear Field – TBD

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM – ENL After PartyThe West End

Come celebrate with the Enlightened! Drink some Smurf Tears, visit with Agent Chiplander (Niantic Rep) and Investigator Hank Johnson. You can purchase your tickets to the fajita bar (on sale for $12 until 10/31) in the swag store at . Limited number of meal tickets available at the door for $15.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Mission Day PhotoEleanor Tinsley Park

Mission Day Map

12:30 PM – 6:00 PM – Mission Day Check-inMcElroy’s Pub

Enl Host Hotel

Houston Royal Sonesta Hotel

So many thanks to Brandon (staticage13) for his tireless efforts to get the ENL set up in this beautiful space.

Hotel amenities include:

24-hour health club

Outdoor swimming pool (5th floor)

24-hour in-room dining


Self-Serve Laundry Room

Business Center

Complimentary shuttle (3 mile radius, based on availability)

High-speed internet access

50,000 square feet of meeting and event space

Walking directions from hotel to West End for the AFTER PARTY!


Getting Around Houston

Houston Tourism Board “Getting Around Houston” site


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Houston Metro

NOTE: All routes should be confirmed through Houston Metro’s home page

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Route from Royal Sonesta Hotel to Moon Tower Inn arriving at 5:00pm Friday

Return trip from Moon Tower Inn to Royal Sonesta Hotel leaving at 9:00pm Friday

Route from Royal Sonesta Hotel to Hermann Park, arriving at 10:00am on Saturday

Return trip from Hermann Park to Royal Sonesta Hotel, leaving at 1:00pm Saturday

Route from Hermann Park to OCF start point

Route from OCF to Royal Sonesta

Route from OCF to West End

Houston Mission Guide

Houston agents, both ENL and RES have compiled a great mission guide to the Houston Area.

Houston Mission Day map