2015 Arizona State Championships March 28th/29th

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  1. spookees

    spookees Active Member


    The 2015 Arizona Pokémon State Championship is coming!!!




    Location:

    Arizona Cultural Academy & College Prep (Event will be in the School Gym)
    7810 S 42nd Pl. (off Baseline) Phoenix, AZ 85042


    IMPORTANT: DO NOT Park in the street or at the Fire Department. Parking will be in the Lot next to the Gym. We will have signs posted.


    Date: Saturday, March 28th, 2015

    Time: ---->Registration begins at 8:00 AM (Registration ends at 9AM). Player meeting begins at 9:30AM.

    ALL AGE GROUPS:
    50 minutes +3 (Best 2 out of 3 Swiss games).​

    ALL Top Cut Finals will be single elimination 2 out of 3 match play (75 minute time limit).​


    ALL AGE GROUPS: TOP 8 players will be playing on Sunday at Desert Sky Games in Gilbert at 10AM (Side events will start at 10:30AM See below)​


    PLEASE NOTE: Seniors and Juniors TOP cuts may play out on Saturday (Time permitting) however, TOP 2 will play on Sunday at Desert Sky Games in Gilbert at 10AM.


    DESERT SKY GAMES
    2531 S Gilbert Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85295


    Please keep this in mind when planning for the event. This location is 15-20 minutes East of the event.




    The Main Tournament (Swiss rounds) can last 5 to 6 hours.You must be in the registration line with your decklist ready no later than 9AM or you may receive a first round loss or not be allowed to enter the event.
    Don't be late!

    Please arrive with your deck in the same order as your decklist.

    Those players who show up with the "special" decklist completed and their deck in the same order
    will be entered into a SPECIAL RAFFLE SPECIAL for Sealed booster box of Primal Clash! Please email me for the special decklist.


    Cost:
    Juniors - Born 2004 or later - FREE
    Seniors -Born 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2003 – FREE
    Masters - Born in 1999 and earlier -- $15.00 Cash or $15.50 Credit card
    ***Pokeparent Discount***
    ---Parents who have children playing in any age division will receive a $5 discount applied to their own entry fee. If you are preregistering, I will refund the $5 at the event.


    Preregistration instructions:(Preregistration is Open till March 26 only)

    ONLY Preregistered players will receive 1 Arizona State Championships Dice (while supplies last).

    Yes, the ONLY way to get the special dice is to Preregister and you will also have a separate Fast Pass Preregistration line!

    REMEMBER: when you preregister you MUST return and PRINT out your barcoded Form...IT’S THE ONLY way I will see you are registered. If you DO NOT print out your form, I cannot reserve your dice. If you have any problems with this please email me!!! Do not wait to preregister!!!

    VIP Package (optional) – Available to ALL registered players in any age division (Very limited supply-available and can only be reserved online with your Preregistration which you will see when you preregister).
    Cost: $15.00
    • 1 Commemorative 2015 Pokémon Arizona State Championships Playmat(email me for a picture)
    • 1 Pokémon XY Primal Clash Pack

    b]Pregistration Link: [/b] http://www.1playerplace.com/signups?event=033ILERCP10EGXM
    THIS LINK IS NOT FOR THE VIDEO GAME TOURNAMENT. The Video Game Tournament will only have on-site Registration.


    All players in every age division will receive:
    ~~ 3 Play Points for participating.
    ~~ 1 SPT Promo Card, while supplies last.
    ~~ 1 Commemorative Arizona State Championships wristband, while supplies last.

    Format:
    You must play with a 60 card deck, using cards only from the Modified format as follows:
    Boundaries Crossed
    Plasma Storm
    Plasma Freeze
    Plasma Blast
    Legendary Treasures
    Pokémon XY
    XY Flashfire
    XY Furious Fists
    XY Phantom Forces
    XY Primal Clash
    Black Star Promos BW51+ and XY01+
    McDonalds Collection (2014)
    Kalos Starter Set
    XY Trainer Kits
    --TCG Tournament Rules & Formats: – details on Pokémon.com--
    Note: A limited amount of loaner decks are available for new players who want to participate but may not have a legal deck to use.

    Style: We will do Age Modified Swiss (all players will play in every round in their age group)

    What are the prizes??


    MASTERS - TCG-(if Masters attendance reaches 175 or more the cash prizes below will be increased)


    1st Place
    A Pokémon TCG SPT Championships first-place trophy
    A 1st-round bye at the US or Canada National Championships*
    A combination of 108 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions
    Cap, Binder
    100 Championship Points
    $50 Visa gift card (if Masters attendance is 175 or more this will increase to $150)

    2nd Place
    A Pokémon TCG SPT Championships second-place trophy
    A combination of 108 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions
    Cap, Binder
    90 Championship Points
    $25 Visa gift card (if Masters attendance is 175 or more this will increase to $75)

    3rd & 4th
    A Pokémon TCG SPT Championships third- or fourth-place trophy
    A combination of 36 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions
    Cap, Binder
    70 Championship Points
    $15 Visa gift card (if Masters attendance is 175 or more this will increase to $45)

    5th through 8th
    A combination of 18 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions
    50 Championship Points
    (ONLY if Masters attendance is 175 or more will there be a $15 Visa gift card)

    9th through 12th
    A combination of 9 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions
    30 Championship Points (if division attendance is 64 or greater)

    13th through 16th
    A combination of 9 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions
    20 Championship Points (if division attendance is 64 or greater)

    17th through 32nd
    10 Championship Points (if division attendance is 128 or greater)

    33rd through 64th
    5 Championship Points (if division attendance is 256 or greater)


    JUNIORS & SENIORS –TCG

    1st Place
    A Pokémon TCG SPT Championships first-place trophy
    A 1st-round bye at the US or Canada National Championships*
    A combination of 36 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions
    Cap, Binder
    100 Championship Points

    2nd Place
    A Pokémon TCG SPT Championships second-place trophy
    A combination of 36 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions
    Cap, Binder
    90 Championship Points

    3rd & 4th
    A Pokémon TCG SPT Championships third- or fourth-place trophy
    A combination of 18 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions
    Cap, Binder
    70 Championship Points

    5th through 8th
    A combination of 9 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions
    50 Championship Points (if division attendance is 32 or greater)

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

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

    17th through 32nd
    10 Championship Points (if division attendance is 128 or greater)

    Free Pokemon Raffles!!
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    SATURDAY SIDE EVENTS:

    Standard and Expanded --WIN A PLAYMAT (8 player tournament)-- $5.00 -All players.

    As soon as we have 8 players we will start and run these events all afternoon! If possible we will separate the age groups.
    • You must have your own legal 60-card legal deck.
    • 30 +3 minute rounds- Single Elimination

    Prizes per Tournament: (maximum of Ten 8 player tournaments) This gives you 10 chances to win a playmat. These playmats are supplied by Pokémon (Mega Gardevoir playmats ). These are NOT the Arizona States playmats.

    1st place – Playmat
    2nd place – 2 packs Primal Clash
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    Sealed Tournament-- $20.00 cash or $20.50 credit card each- All players

    Registration starts: 3:00pm Registration Ends:3:30pm (maximum players: 30)
    • Receive 5 packs of Pokémon (we will supply the energy cards, if needed)
    • 30 minutes to build a 40 card deck, you will play with 4 Prizes.
    • Play 3 rounds. Single games. 20 minutes per round and no + 3. No top cut.

    Prizes per age division: These playmats are supplied by Pokémon (Mega Gardevoir playmats ). These are NOT the Arizona States playmats.

    1st – Playmat
    2nd – Sleeves
    3rd – Deck box
    4th – Cap

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    Pokémon Video Game Tournament Premier Challenge


    CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS!


    Time: Registration begins at 4pm (Registration ends at 4:45pm).

    Players must follow rules. Players must have 4-6 Pokémon in their Battle Box ready to play. Each player must submit a team sheet (see Team Sheet..
    You may only use your Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire games! (Charge your DS prior to the event)

    IMPORTANT VG Players! This will be a 4 vs 4 DOUBLE battle tournament!

    Cost: $10.00 Cash or $10.25 Credit Card Entry Fee

    PRIZES:
    For each Age Division:
    1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th place: Cash prizes to be determined by Attendance. The more players we have, the bigger the CASH PRIZES will be!!


    Players must have 4-6 Pokémon in their Battle Box ready to play. Each player must submit a team sheet (please email for the sheet, they will also be available at the event).
    Standard Format Team Rules:

    In Double Battles, each player selects four Pokémon from his or her party of six to battle with. At the start of the battle, players send out the first two Pokémon in their party, making a total of four Pokémon on the battlefield. Game play continues until a player makes all four of his or her opponent’s Pokémon faint.

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    SUNDAY SIDE EVENTS @ Desert Sky Games Gilbert:

    Starting at 10:30am Registration

    Standard --WIN A PLAYMAT (8 player tournament)-- $5.00 -All players.

    As soon as we have 8 players we will start and run these events all afternoon! If possible we will separate the age groups.
    • You must have your own legal 60-card legal deck.
    • 30 +3 minute rounds- Single Elimination

    Prizes per Tournament:These playmats are supplied by Pokémon (Mega Gardevoir playmats, while supplies last). These are NOT the Arizona States playmats.

    1st place – Playmat

    2nd place- TBD

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    SUNDAY League Challenge @ Desert Sky Games Gilbert

    You can watch the Top cuts from the Arizona State Championships and register to play in the League Challenge!
    **If you registered and played in the Arizona State Championships on Saturday then this League Challenge is FREE for you. All age divisions! All others, the entry fee is $5.00 cash or $5.25 Credit Card.

    Registration starts: Noon Registration Ends: 12:45pm - time subject to change

    • You must have your own legal 60-card Standard deck.
    • The number of Swiss Rounds will be determined by the number of players.
    • 30 minutes round + 3. No top cut.
    • Decklists will be required.
    • Championship Points:

    League Challenge Championship Points:
    Placement Points Kicker
    1 -----15----- 0
    2 -----12----- 4
    3-4 ---10----- 8
    5-8 ----6-----32
    9-12----4-----64
    13-16 ---2------64
    17-32 ---1-----128

    Prizes for each age division:
    1st place—League Challenge Promo card
    2nd place— League Challenge Promo card
    3rd place— League Challenge Promo card
    4th place— League Challenge Promo card
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    Vendors:

    Jesse James Comics:All your basic TCG supplies (sleeves, deck boxes, play-mats, dice, etc) plus some Pokémon merchandise.

    Cradilicious: Pokémon Center Japan plushies, Japanese deck boxes, sleeves, charms, keychains, tins and all kinds of goodies from the Japan Pokémon Centers! World Championship items and selling singles.

    Amazing Discoveries:"We specialize in buying, trading, and selling singles. We're mostly interested in tournament legal cards (Expanded and forward starting with Black and White Base Set). We also buy your bulk commons and uncommons ($4 cash per 1000 with more in store credit) and sealed product (offering $70 on Primal Clash boxes, talk to us about older stuff). We give 30% more in trade credit on all items."

    The Monster Pocket: Vintage Pokémon toys, games and more!
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    FOOD Information!!

    Lunch Break update: The school will have the cafeteria open during our event. Historically, the food here has been awesome and very reasonably priced. Please feel free to bring an lunch, if you prefer. We will not be scheduling a lunch break. If you have a medical condition please see me and we will make arrangements for you.
    Lunch available 11:30am – 2:30pm
    Dinner available 5:00pm – 7:00pm


    - Cheese pizza slice ….. $1.50
    - Burritos (10” tortilla, ground beef, lettuce, shredded cheese and sour cream) ….. $2.00
    - Chips …….. 50¢
    - Soda can …… $1.00
    - Bottle of water …… 50¢
    - Sunny D ……….. $1.00
    - Capri Sun ……… 50¢
    - Donuts …… $1.00
    - Ice cream ….(Snickers and Twix). $1.25
    - Dinner: Fried Chicken and Biscuit $4.00


    Vending Machines Are Available All The Time!!
    (CASH ONLY – TAX INCLUDED)



    ALSO: For all those who have a Facebook account, please feel to use the link below to join the Arizona Pokémon group!
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/195553040568415/
     
    Last edited: Mar 24, 2015

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