Pokemon TCG & VGC Regional Championships October 26 & 27, 2013 Ft Wayne, IN

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  1. farbsman Aspiring Trainer
    farbsman

    Member

    TCG Information

    Date: October 26 & 27th 2013
    Registration: 8:30AM-9:30AM

    Play begins at: After Registration has Finished

    Cost for main tournament:
    Juniors and Seniors: Free
    Masters: $20.00

    Tournament Location:
    Grand Wayne Center
    120 West Jefferson Boulevard
    Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802

    Facebook event page:
    http://www.facebook.com/events/440512912730906/?ref=22

    *This is not the location of last years tournament. This is the same place Indiana States was held

    What are the prizes?

    Prizes are awarded to the top players in each of three age divisions.

    All participants will receive 3 Play! Points, and a Pokémon Regional Championships promo card (while supplies last), just for playing!

    How will a winner be determined?

    All Age Modified Swiss pairings best 2 out of 3 games Time Limit of 50 minutes + 3 turms
    A cut to a Top 8 (attendance permitting) single elimination finals
    Single elimination finals will be run as best 2 out of 3 games Time: Limit TBD

    Note: Any age group over 227 players will have a second day of swiss for top players...


    1st Place
    A Pokémon TCG Regional Championships 1st Place award
    A first- and second-round bye at the U.S. National Championships*
    A combination of 72 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions Masters Division players receive an additional 144 packs (216 total)
    120 Championship Points

    2nd Place
    A Pokémon TCG Regional Championships 2nd Place award
    A first- and second-round bye at the U.S. National Championships*
    A combination of 72 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions Masters Division players receive an additional 72 packs (144 total)
    110 Championship Points (if division attendance is 4 or greater)

    3rd & 4th Place
    A Pokémon TCG Regional Championships 3rd or 4th Place award
    A combination of 36 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions Masters Division players receive an additional 72 packs (108 total)
    90 Championship Points (if division attendance is 8 or greater)

    5th Place through 8th Place
    A combination of 24 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions Masters Division players receive an additional 27 packs (54 total)
    70 Championship Points(if division attendance is 32 or greater)

    9th Place through 12th Place
    A combination of 18 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions Masters Division players receive an additional 18 packs (36 total)
    50 Championship Points (if division attendance is 64 or greater)

    13th Place through 16th Place
    A combination of 18 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions Masters Division players receive an additional 18 packs (36 total)
    40 Championship Points (if division attendance is 64 or greater)

    17th Place through 32nd Place
    A combination of 9 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions Masters Division players receive an additional 15 packs (24 total)
    20 Championship Points (if division attendance is 128 or greater)

    33rd Place through 64th Place
    Masters Division players receive a combination of 9 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions
    10 Championship Points (if division attendance is 256 or greater)

    ***PTO has also added the following Prizes***

    65th Place through 128th Place
    Masters Division players receive a combination of 4 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions

    Various box drawings during the day for masters.

    *Byes do not 'stack.' If you have won a bye in another event such as the S/P/T Championship and finish in the Top 2 of a Regional Championships, you will receive a maximum first- and second-round bye at your National Championships.

    Side Events

    League Challenge

    Date: October 27th 2013
    Registration: 11:00AM-11:45AM
    Play begins at: After Registration has Finished
    Cost for main tournament: $5.00

    Facebook event Page:
    https://www.facebook.com/events/162238257307331/?ref=22

    Main Tournament Format

    Prizes!!

    Everyone that enters will recieve 1 pack of Plasma Blast.

    So what can you earn for winning? Top placers in each age group (see above) will receive the following:

    1st place:
    A Pokémon TCG League Challenge 1st Place Card
    A combination of 8 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions
    15 Championship Points

    2nd place:
    A Pokémon TCG League Challenge Second Place Card
    A combination of 4 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions
    12 Championship Points (if division attendance is 4 or greater)

    3rd & 4th place:
    A Pokémon TCG League Challenge 3rd or 4th Place Card
    2 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions
    10 Championship Points (if division attendance is 8 or greater)

    5th & 8th place:
    6 Championship Points (if division attendance is 32 or greater)

    9th through 12th Place
    4 Championship Points (if division attendance is 64 or greater)

    13th through 16th Place
    2 Championship Points (if division attendance is 64 or greater)

    17th through 32nd Place
    1 Championship Point (if division attendance is 128 or greater)

    More Side events will be announced as we get closer to the event....


    Hotel Information

    Hotel discount is for the hotel that is attached to the conference center via the 2nd floor.

    HILTON FORT WAYNE AT THE GRAND WAYNE CONVENTION CENTER
    1020 SOUTH CALHOUN STREET
    FORT WAYNE, INDIANA, 46802-3005, USA
    TEL: 1-260-420-1100

    If you call in to get the $99 room rate tell them you want the "Pokemon Regional Tournament" rate

    http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/F/FWAFHHF-POK-20131025/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

    Hotel Discount good until October 25, 2013

    VGC Information

    Date: October 27th 2013

    VG Masters Registration: 8:00AM-9:00AM
    VG Junior/Senior Registration: 9:00AM-10:00AM

    Play begins at: After Registration has Finished

    Cost for main tournament:FREE!!!

    Tournament Location:
    Grand Wayne Center
    120 West Jefferson Boulevard
    Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802

    Facebook event page:
    https://www.facebook.com/events/1410827542472860/?ref=22

    What you need to Bring

    ~POP ID #, If you don't have one or have lost yours, one will be assigned to you at the tournament.

    ~Players may use any system in the Nintendo DS family of systems during the competition. This includes the Nintendo DS, Nintendo DS Lite, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo DSi XL, and the Nintendo 3DS. Players are responsible for bringing a charger that is compatible with their system

    ~Make sure your DS is fully charged as there will be limited locations to charge your DS
    ~Make Registration Easy by setting up before you get there by setting up your battle box.


    What games will be played?

    The VG Autumn Regional Championships will be the final tournaments featuring Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2.

    http://assets9.pokemon.com/assets/cms/pdf/op/tournaments/2013/Play_Pokemon_General_Event_rules.pdf

    http://assets2.pokemon.com/assets/cms/pdf/op/tournaments/2013/Play_Pokemon_VG_Rules_and_Formats.pdf

    How will a winner be determined?

    All Pokémon VG Autumn Regional Championships will use the following methods to determine a champion:

    Age Modified Swiss (single game) pairings
    A cut to a Top 8 (attendance permitting) single elimination finals
    Single elimination finals will be run as best 2 out of 3 games

    What are the prizes?

    Prizes are awarded to the top players in each of three age divisions.

    All participants will receive 3 Play! Points and a Pokémon Regional Championships promo card (while supplies last), just for playing!

    What about Travel Awards and Stipends?

    Beginning in the 2014 season, U.S. VG National Championships Travel Awards and Travel Stipends will be awarded to the top VG performers in the season’s Championship Point rankings. Travel Awards and Travel Stipends will be awarded as follows, based on Championship Point rankings at the end of Spring Regionals.

    U.S. National Championships Travel and Stipend Awards—based on total season Championship Points:

    Ranked 1st–16th: Travel Award and a $300 Stipend
    Ranked 17th–32nd: $700 Travel Stipend
    Ranked 33rd–64th: $350 Travel Stipend
    Each Autumn Regional Championships will have the following prizes for each age division:

    1st Place

    A Pokémon VG Regional Championships 1st Place award
    A Nintendo 3DS system
    A copy of Pokémon X or Pokémon Y
    A combination of 72 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions
    120 Championship Points

    2nd Place

    A Pokémon VG Regional Championships 2nd Place award
    A copy of Pokémon X or Pokémon Y
    A combination of 72 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions
    110 Championship Points

    3rd & 4th Place

    A Pokémon VG Regional Championships 3rd or 4th Place award
    A copy of Pokémon X or Pokémon Y
    A combination of 36 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions
    90 Championship Points

    5th Place through 8th Place
    A combination of 18 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions
    70 Championship Points

    9th Place through 16th Place
    A combination of 9 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions
    50 Championship Points

    17th Place through 32nd Place
    30 Championship Points (if division attendance is 64 or greater)

    33rd Place through 64th Place
    10 Championship Points (if division attendance is 128 or greater)

    65th Place through 128th Place
    5 Championship Points (if division attendance is 256 or greater)

    Hotel Information....

    Hotel discount is for the hotel that is attached to the conference center via the 2nd floor.

    HILTON FORT WAYNE AT THE GRAND WAYNE CONVENTION CENTER
    1020 SOUTH CALHOUN STREET, FORT WAYNE, INDIANA, 46802-3005, USA
    TEL: 1-260-420-1100

    If you call in to get the $99 room rate tell them you want the "Pokemon Regional Tournament" rate

    http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/F/FWAFHHF-POK-20131025/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG
     


  2. Pokewiz1999 Aspiring Trainer
    Pokewiz1999

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    Do you know what the Promo card will be?
     

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