EX-Dragon Invades Oklahoma City/November 22th

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  1. Master Professor Birch

    Master Professor Birch Active Member

    :thumb: :thumb: Will The Sooner Nation Slay The Dragon??? :thumb: :thumb:

    EX-Dragon Pre-Release Tournament

    Location: Holiday Inn Oklahoma City Airport
    (2101 South Meridian Avenue, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73108)

    Date: November 22, 2003
    Time: Ex-Dragon Start @ 10:30am
    (Registration Starts @ 8:00am)

    Entry Fee: $15.00 (Cash/No Credit Cards or Checks)
    (You will receive: 6-Packs of EX-Dragon & Promo)

    Prizes: 1st -8th Place
    (Age Groups: 10-Under, 11-14, & 15-Over)

    Side Events: 8-player Unlimited & Modified Tournaments
    (Cost: $5.00-cash)
    GBA-Ruby & Sapphire Tournaments
    (Cost: FREE )
    (Prizes: 1st-6 Packs/EX-Dragon & 2nd-4 Packs/EX-Dragon)

    Contact: Charles (Richard) Collinsworth, PTO
    Phone: (972) 442-5545/email:<retnuhd1999@yahoo.com>

    :clap: :clap: It Is Time For THE SOONER NATION To Rise And Slay The Dragon!!! :clap: :clap:

    This is the tournament and the series of Pokemon cards that everyone has been waiting for, "EX-Dragon" . Don't miss this one!!!
    You will get six packs of EX-Dragon and a special promo card (120-only) that you can only get by playing in this tournament for $15.00. (That's $2.50/Pack & Special Promo Card) Plus you will play at least four rounds of Age-Modified Swiss Format in the tournament. Finish in the top-8 players of each age group and you will win extra EX-Dragon packs.

    The Top-8 Prizes for EX-Dragon Tournament:
    (Prizes for Each Age Group)

    1st Place: 1-Box of EX-Dragon Booster Packs (36-Packs)
    2nd Place: 16-Packs of EX-Dragon
    3rd Place: 8-Packs of EX-Dragon
    4th Place: 8-Packs of EX-Dragon
    5th-8th Place: 4-Packs of EX-Dragon

    "EX-Dragon Pre-Release Tournament" Details

    Format: TCG Limited/Sealed. You get 6-packs of EX-Dragon to make a 40-card deck including energy. We will have basic energy to give to you.

    Judges: Richard Collinsworth, Paul Stauffer, Roy Roberson, and Randy Hooks

    What To Bring: $15.00 (cash) for Entry Fee. Dice or coin to flip with and damage counters. Extra money if you plan to play in side events.

    Times: Registration starts at 8:00am. GBA Ruby & Sapphire Tournaments start at 8:30am. Modified & Unlimited Constructed (60-Card Deck) Tournaments start at 8:30am. "EX-Dragon Pre-Release" Tournament starts at 10:30am.

    Also, bring your GBA and Pokemon Ruby & Sapphire game with you. We are having eight player GBA Ruby & Sapphire Tournaments. These tournaments are FREE !!!

    GBA Ruby & Sapphire Information
    These tournaments are FREE !!! Please sign-up for these tournaments after you have registered for "EX-Dragon". GBA tournaments are eight player / single elimination tournaments.

    GBA Rules:

    * 3 Pokemon level 50 or lower
    *No two of the same Pokemon
    *Groudon, Kyogre, and Rayquara are banned
    *No duplicate held items
    *Certain powers (rest, recover, etc) are not allowed after eight minutes into match
    *Modified BGA cartridges are NOT allowed
    *Judges' rulings are final
    **If you finish 1st or 2nd in a GBA tournament, you may not sign-up again.

    So, make November 22nd your day for Pokemon. Come on out and slay the DRAGON and join in for a fun filled day of Pokemon.

    Coming from out of town?

    The "Holiday Inn Oklahoma City Airport" is the host hotel for "EX-Dragon Pre-Release Tournament'. The "Holiday Inn Oklahoma City Airport" has your room at a special rate. Call (405) 685-4000 to make reservations and tell them you want the "Pokemon EX-Dragon" special room rate.

    If you have any questions, contact: Charles (Richard) Collinsworth @ email <retnuhd1999@yahoo.com> or phone (972) 442-5545.

    Charles R. Collinsworth
    Pokemon Master Professor
    Judge for "Worlds" at Seattle in 2002
    Premier Tournament Organizer (EX-Sandstorm/Plano, TX)
    Premier Tournament Organizer (EX-Dragon/OKC & Houston)
    Last edited: Oct 30, 2003
  2. Master Professor Birch

    Master Professor Birch Active Member

    Just a quick update, The "Modified" tournaments in the Side Events will be the new Nintendo format "EON". This was decided by the Master Professors and Professors from Oklahoma after polling their players at their league.

    Lets have a huge turnout and show these Texas people that we can run up the score in Pokemon just like we did in the "OU/Texas" game in Dallas!!!
  3. old man

    old man New Member

    So for the modified side event, will that be single elimination or swiss?
  4. Master Professor Birch

    Master Professor Birch Active Member

    :confused: All "Side Events" will be single elimination. These are 8-player tournaments. When we have 8-players, the tournament will begin. There will be three 30-minute rounds to determine a first and second place winner. The "Constructed Deck (60-Cards) Modified & Unlimited" tournaments entry fee is $5.00-cash/tournament that you entry. The "Game Boy Advance-Ruby & Sapphire" 8-player tournaments are free. (See Rules as previously stated.) I hope that this helps clarify the "Side Events" questions. ;)

    :) Hope to see you all on November 22nd. :)
    Last edited: Oct 30, 2003
  5. Master Professor Birch

    Master Professor Birch Active Member

    Hey, Oklahoma City and all the Oklahoma Pokemon Nation, the <www.pokemon-tcg.com> has posted all of the "EX-Dragon Pre-release Tournaments". They have posted some information about these also. Take a look. Let's start getting excited about "EX-Dragon". This is to be the best set by far that has been released.

    Let's have a good turn out and come to have some fun. Don't miss the "Side Events" that start at 8:30am. The "GBA", Modified, and Unlimited tournaments. And remember that the "EX-Dragon" starts at 10:30am. Hope to see you there!!!

    :pokeball: :pokeball: Master Professor Birch
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  6. Master Professor Birch

    Master Professor Birch Active Member

    :) Just an update. The "EX-Dragon" will be a sanctioned tournament. The registration will be from 8:00am-10:00am. I will issue a new Nintendo/PUI number to all of the players. This could take some time, so come early.

    Remember, the "Side Events" start at 8:30 am. Bring you "GBA and Ruby & Sapphire Game" with you to play in this tournament that is free. The "Modified and Unlimited" Constructed Deck Tournaments cost $5.00-cash/player.

    Just three weeks away, I hope to see you there!!! :D :D

    Take care.

    :pokeball: :pokeball: Master Professor Birch
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    Last edited: Oct 30, 2003
  7. old man

    old man New Member

    Is there a possibility that the modified side event will be sanctioned?
  8. Master Professor Birch

    Master Professor Birch Active Member

    :mad: With the last email from "PUI", concerning the sanctioning of "EX-Dragon" and "Side Events", I don't think that there will be any of these events sanctioned. They are still having a problem with the software and issuing "PUI" numbers for sanction play. There are some "TO's" that have been given "PUI" numbers. But, they are saying that they can't issue that many "PUI" numbers for "PTO's". We are to play around with the software and give them feedback on what they need to improve it. There still could be a possiblity we can sanction these tournaments, but it looks doubtful. :mad:

    I will keep you updated if anything changes.

    :pokeball: :pokeball: Master Professor Birch
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  9. Master Professor Birch

    Master Professor Birch Active Member

    :D Alright, two more weeks until "EX-Dragon" invades Oklahoma City. We learned this week that there will be only 100-Promo Cards available for each "EX-Dragon" Pre-release Tournament. You need to be there early so that you can get one of these very limited Promo Cards. We will open the doors at 8:00am and start registration and end registration at 10:00am. The "Side Events" will start at 8:30am and run until we start the "EX-Dragon" tournament. (See about the "Side Events" in the previous posts.)

    I will leave for "Pokemon Rocks America" at the Space Center Houston (NASA) this afternoon and will be not be back until Sunday. So, I will be away from this website until then. If you have any questions, please reply here or email me and I will get back to you on Sunday. :cool:

    I hope to see you on November 22nd in Oklahoma City at the "EX-Dragon" Pre-release Tournament. For now, take care. :)

    :pokeball: :pokeball: Master Professor Birch
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  10. Master Professor Birch

    Master Professor Birch Active Member

    :clap: Oklahoma here we come!!!! The "EX-Dragon" swept through Houston and left the city in thunderstorms like I have never seen!!! The "EX-Dragon" will enter Oklahoma City on Saturday, November 22nd. Are you ready??? It will take you and refuse to let you go!!! Just four more days, get prepared!!! What a great set of cards!!! Anyone that made it to another Pre-release last weekend will tell you if you like the "DRAGONS" don't miss this Premier Event!!!!

    :nonono: We would like to see Pokemon players from all over The State of Oklahoma. From Oklahoma City, Moore, Norman, Tulsa, Lawton, Duncan, Durant, Shawnee, Muskogee, Ada, and McAlester, we want all of Oklahoma there. We need more Pokemon Leagues in Oklahoma!!! I will have information on how and who to contact about starting a Pokemon League at a store near you in these other cities that don't have leagues. :mad:

    :thumb: Alright guys and gals, the "EX-Dragon Pre-release Tournament" and the first two "Consructed-Modified & Unlimited" side events will be SANCTIONED. There will be a "Boost Draft" with EX-Dragon product after the "EX-Dragon" tournament ends. This tournament will be SANCTIONED!!! If you like to play Pokemon and I know for a fact that Oklahoma does, you can get your fix on Saturday!!!! The cost for the "Boost Draft" tournament will be $15. :cool:

    Be there early for the FREE "GBA" Ruby & Sapphire Tournaments. These were a great hit in Houston.

    Again, we will have 100-Promo Cards to give away to the first 100-players that sign up. I am looking forward to seeing my Oklahoma friends and hearing how they invaded Texas again and took home the kitty. Great job!!! Not only does Oklahoma kick %^&* in football (Boomer Sooners), they also kick some #@^ in Pokemon too. :clap:

    I will be leaving for Oklahoma City on Friday afternoon. If you need to contact me, call the hotel and ask for me. Any questions on anything that I may have left out, please reply or email me before Friday afternoon.

    Until then, take care.

    :pokeball: :pokeball: Master Professor Birch
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  11. Darkmasterchris

    Darkmasterchris New Member

    GOD OKLAHOMO Wow hmmm i wish i could go lol
  12. Cyrus

    Cyrus Iron Chef - Master Emeritus

    ....Chris, Birch is Texan X)
    (Dangit Richard, who cares about the Sooners? Go Aggies-forever!!!)

    By the way, how far a drive do you think it'd be to get to OKC from say...Allen?
    Last edited: Nov 18, 2003
  13. Master Professor Birch

    Master Professor Birch Active Member

    :p Patriarch, the "Mapquest" tells me about 206-miles from "Texas Game Co.". Bring it on my friend, but bring reinforcements with you.

    :nonono: So, you would like a little payback in my Oklahoma friends homeland??? They came into Texas and made way with the Pokemon kitty. Just as they came to "The Cotton Bowl" and had "Filet de Horns"!!! But, with the year that "Boomer Sooners" put a 71-0 ^%# kicking on Texas A&M down in Aggieland, I think would walk quitely and avoid any trash talk with OU.

    :D In all seriousness, if there is such a word, come up to OKC we would love to have you. And bring some PLAYERS with you. Let's talk the talk and walk the walk!!! :thumb:

    Good hearing from you, Patriarch. Until then, take care my friend.

    :pokeball: :pokeball: Master Professor Birch
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  14. gwiz210

    gwiz210 New Member

    Richard! Hey! Its me! Garland! From the email!!!

    If richard aproves I will be using my e-reader to transfer eon tickets to people who bring their GBA ru/sa games. The eon ticket alows you to go to a Southern Island and catch Latias in Ruby, or Latios in Saphire. Its really cool and best of all its free! Just look for me! Im 11 and my name is Garland! Anyone who plans to participate in the eon ticket transfer should first activate Mystery Events on their Game. Go to pokemon-games.com and go to the battle e-cards section then click on "How to activate Mystery Events"! You must have to beaten the eleit four and the champion before the eon ticket events will work on your game. Oh and its said that if you can capture the latios or latias they will be holding a super rare item... im not telling the item... you will have to see for yourself...

    Get there early! I will be doing my eon ticket transfer event from 8:00 Am till the time of the first tournament!

    EDIT: Richard has approved! This will happen!!!
    Last edited: Nov 18, 2003
  15. Cyrus

    Cyrus Iron Chef - Master Emeritus

    Dangit, my friend. It seems that the band has a football game this Saturday -_-"". Oh well, guess I can come down next prerelease...Also, I don't need reinforcements, sir! I am the force that will blow even such a mighty football team as the sooners away! Mwahaha...

    Oh yah, one last thing: what times are there for the Lonestar Comics Pokemon and Yu Yu Hakusho? I've heard that Monte runs YYH, and you guys go down there, so I figure it'd be fun to grace Dallas with my not-so awesomeness :D
    Last edited: Nov 18, 2003
  16. Master Professor Birch

    Master Professor Birch Active Member

    :D Yu Yu Hakusho starts at 3:00pm on Sundays. Pokemon to my knowledge is not being played there at this time. :mad: Hopefully, there will be another Pokemon League started in the Plano/Allen area soon. ;)

    Until then, take care, my friend.

    :pokeball: :pokeball: Master Professor Birch
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  17. Master Professor Birch

    Master Professor Birch Active Member

    :) Garland, you have my blessings. Everyone, my new friend, Garland will be loading the "Eon Ticket" for GBA-Ruby & Sapphire starting at 8:00am on Saturday. If your GBA is at the correct level, you can get these great Pokemon added to your GBA/R&S for FREE of charge. I am sure that Garland will be a challenge for all of you GBA players in that tournament. Good luck!!!! :thumb:

    :clap: Thank you, Garland for this service to the Oklahoma GBA players!!!! :clap:

    Looking forward to meeting you on Saturday at the "EX-Dragon" Event.

    Until then, take care.

    :pokeball: :pokeball: Master Professor Birch
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    Last edited: Nov 19, 2003
  18. Spectreon

    Spectreon New Member

    Just had to have it on a Sat, huh??? Oh well wished I could come up there, but alas I have work.... Have fun up there guys.....
  19. old man

    old man New Member

    Well, us Okies did go to Texas and..... well you probably know the rest.

    Now a word of warning. I will NOT be playing in this event so that means everyone else has a chance to win. :) I will be judging though.

    For anyone that has played in another pre-release, such as the 6 of us that went to Plano, they should have a slight advantage in knowing what's what. I had 3 of 1 card & only chose 1 of them & regretted later that I didn't put in more. That card is just AWESOME in this format and won't be too bad in modified either. One word of "wisdom" that I would impart is, make sure you have enough basics!
  20. old man

    old man New Member

    The event after the main event, is that a true booster draft, (1 card at a time), or another sealed pack event? It doesn't matter to me which it is, just want to know.

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