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Southwest Pokémon Regional Championship - Video Game

PT&E Games

Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 8:00 AM (PST)

Long Beach, CA

Southwest Pokémon Regional Championship - Video Game

Ticket Information

Type End Quantity
Southwest VG Regionals - Junior: Born in 2001 or later
Junior Division: Players born in 2001 or later: Your ticket holds your seat until the close of registration - just check in by 9:45 AM and you'll be in the tournament. Please note, successful checkin requires you physically check-in with the Registration Desk and scan your ticket or check your name off the list.
Ended Free  
Southwest VG Regionals - Senior: Born in 1997 to 2000
Senior Division: Born in 1997, 1998, 1999, or 2000: Your ticket holds your seat until the close of registration - just check in by 9:45 AM and you'll be in the tournament. Please note, successful checkin requires you physically check-in with the Registration Desk and scan your ticket or check your name off the list.
Ended Free  
Southwest VG Regionals - Masters: Born in 1996 or earlier
Masters Division: Players born in 1996 or earlier: Your ticket holds your seat until the close of registration - just check in by 9:45 AM and you'll be in the tournament. Please note, successful checkin requires you physically check-in with the Registration Desk and scan your ticket or check your name off the list.
Ended Free  

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Event Details

Tournament Location
Long Beach Convention Center, Seaside Room, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, Ca.

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 VG Championship player's meeting begins at 10:00 am sharp Sunday morning!!!

How to Sign-Up and Play
Preregister for both the TCG and VG championships:

For the TCG go to: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2482627606

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!

Also, please remember to bring your POP ID (both the TCG and VG tournaments require a valid POPID); thanks.

VG Prizes

The top 8-64 finishers in each of the three VG age categories receive the following prizes:

1st Place

• Pokémon Video Game Regional Champion 1st Place Medal
• Travel award for the winner (including a parent or legal guardian for players under 18)* 
• 10 Championship Points
• First- and second-round bye at the 2012 Pokémon Video Game US National Championships**
• Additional Pokémon themed items

2nd Place

• Pokémon Video Game Regional Champion 2nd Place Medal
• $300 Travel allowance (including an additional $300 travel allowance for players under 18)* 
• 8 Championship Points
• First- and second-round bye at the 2012 Pokémon Video Game US National Championships**
• Additional Pokémon themed items

3rd & 4th Place

• Pokémon Video Game Regional Champion 3rd or 4th Place Medal 
• $300 Travel allowance (including an additional $300 travel allowance for players under 18)* 
• 6 Championship Points
• Additional Pokémon themed items

5th - 8th Place

• 5 Championship Points

9th - 12th Place

• 4 Championship Points (if division attendance is 32 or greater)

13th - 16th Place

• 3 Championship Points (if division attendance is 64 or greater)

17th - 32nd Place

• 2 Championship Points (if division attendance is 64 or greater)

33rd - 64th Place

• 1 Championship Point (if division attendance is 128 or greater)

* Non-U.S. residents are not eligible to collect a Travel Award to the U.S. National Championships, as the U.S. Nationals are open to U.S. residents only. Non-Canadian residents are not eligible to collect a Travel Award to the Canadian National Championships, as the Canadian Nationals are open to Canadian residents only. If a non-resident wins a Regional Championship, the Travel Award will pass down to the next eligible resident. All other prizes will be awarded to the actual winner of the event.

** 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 first- and second-round bye at your National Championships.

Additionally, all participants will receive 5 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.

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

  • Create-a-Card contest (with colored pencils and crayons)

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
VG: Age-Modified Swiss (1 game matches) in each age divison; there is NO Top Cut
prizes are awarded after Swiss play.

Tournament Format
VG: Modified

Vendors
Vendor tables for this event are $75 each per 8' table. Complete rules for being a vendor are listed here.

The following vendors have signed up for this event:

  • TVN Collectibles
  • Desperate4Cards.com
  • PT&E
Have questions about Southwest Pokémon Regional Championship - Video Game? Contact PT&E Games

When & Where


Long Beach Convention Center
300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Seaside Ballroom
Long Beach, CA 90802

Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 8:00 AM (PST)


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