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Southwest Pokémon Regional Championship - TCG

PT&E Games

Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 8:00 AM (PST)

Long Beach, CA

Southwest Pokémon Regional Championship - TCG

Ticket Information

Type End Quantity
Junior Division: Players born in 2002 or later   more info Ended Free  
Senior Division: Players born in 1998, 1999, 2000 or 2001   more info Ended Free  
Masters Division: Players born in 1997 or earlier   more info Ended Free  

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Event Details

Cost to Enter

Tournament entry is FREE!

Registration and Start Time
Registration for Round 1 both days opens at 8:00 am and closes at 9:45 am

The Trading Card Game (TCG) Championship player's meeting begins at 10:00 am sharp Saturday morning!!!

How to Sign-Up and Play
Arrive onsite no later than ½ hour before the tournament start time. Thank you.

A Registration Slip is needed to be entered into the event! We need it ASAP after you arrive at the site! Slips turned in past 9:45 am will NOT make Round 1 of the Championships! Note: if you preregister, you only have to check in at the computer the morning of the event prior to 9:40am; a registration slip is NOT required!

Please allow enough time to fill out your TCG decklist prior to the TCG Player's Meeting  download it now, fill it out, and bring it with you! Or better yet...use this cool online decklist tool to create, double-check, and print your decklist: http://pokegym.net/decklist You will need to turn in your decklist at the TCG player's meeting.

Also, please remember to bring your POP ID  both the TCG and VG tournaments require a valid POPID!

TCG Prizes

The top 32-64 finishers in each of the three TCG age categories receive the following prizes:

1st Place

• Pokémon TCG Regional Championships 1st Place Award
• Travel Award (including a parent or legal guardian for players under 18) to the 2013 U.S. National Championships at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana, or the Canada National Championships in Toronto, ON.* 
• 120 Championship Points
• First- and second-round bye at the US National Championships**
• Combination of 72 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions

2nd Place

• Pokémon TCG Regional Championships 2nd Place Award
• Travel Stipend of $500 for Junior and Senior Division finalists to the 2013 U.S. National Championships at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana, or the Canada National Championships in Toronto, ON.* †
• 110 Championship Points
• First- and second-round bye at the US National Championships**
• Combination of 72 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions

3rd & 4th Place

• Pokémon TCG Regional Championships 3rd or 4th Place Award
• Travel Stipend of $500 for Junior and Senior Division finalists to the 2013 U.S. National Championships at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana, or the Canada National Championships in Toronto, ON.* † 
• 90 Championship Points
• Combination of 36 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions

5th - 8th Place

• 70 Championship Points (if division attendance is 32 or greater)
• Combination of 24 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions

9th - 12th Place

• 50 Championship Points (if division attendance is 64 or greater)
• Combination of 18 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions

13th - 16th Place

• 40 Championship Points (if division attendance is 64 or greater)
• Combination of 18 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions

17th - 32nd Place

• 20 Championship Points (if division attendance is 128 or greater)
• Combination of 7 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions

33rd - 64th Place

• 10 Championship Points (if division attendance is 256 or greater)

* Travel awards and byes are awarded to the winning Canadian or United States player and are awarded to the National Championships corresponding to the player’s nationality. A Canadian player is therefore eligible to win a travel award to the Canadian NationalChampionship from an event hosted in the United States, and vice versa.

** 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 Championship, you will receive a maximum first- and second-round bye at your National Championships.

† Travel awards do not “stack”. If you have won a travel award at a previous Regional Championships event, the travel award will pass down to the next eligible player. If there is a stipend awarded to the player who the travel award is passed to, it will instead be awarded to the player the travel award was passed down from. Travel stipends DO stack, meaning that a player may earn multiple travel stipends.

Additionally, all participants will receive 3 Play! Points, and a Pokémon Regional Championships promo cardwhile supplies last, just for playing! Also, we will have some fun door prizes of other cool Pokémon merchandise.

Food
Smoking Sams will be onsite with their ever popular selection of good tasting and reasonably priced food.

Special Events 
We have the following super cool & neat special events for participating Regional Championship players:

  • Paper airplane contest
  • Create-a-Pokémon-Card contest

Side Events 
4-player "Draft-in-a-Box" TCG booster drafts will be offered throughout the day and will consist of single-elimination rounds—$25 entry fee; prizes = 4 boosters for 1st, 2 boosters for 2nd, and 1 booster for 3rd-4th.

4-player TCG constructed tournaments will be available and will consist of single-elimination rounds—$5 entry fee; prizes = 4 boosters for 1st, 2 boosters for 2nd, and 1 booster for 3rd-4th.

Team TCG side events will be offered as interest warrants. Pricing and prizes presented onsite.

Tournament Structure
TCG: Age-Modified Swiss (1 game matches), with Top 2-32 single elimination (best 2 of 3 games) in each age divison.

Tournament Format
Modified Constructed

Vendors
The following vendors have signed up for this event:

  • Leo Orta
  • Desperate4Cards.com
  • PT&E
Have questions about Southwest Pokémon Regional Championship - TCG? Contact PT&E Games

When & Where


The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Hwy
Long Beach, CA 90802

Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 8:00 AM (PST)


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