Illinois State Championships, April 17th- Prizes and Roll Call added!!

Discussion in 'State/Province/Territory Championships' started by soslowpoke, Apr 9, 2004.

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  1. soslowpoke

    soslowpoke New Member

    I was quite pleasantly surprised with the email I got this morning saying Pastimes wishes to support Pokemon more fully, as to them it looks like its here for a while. (In spite the fact that people should be moving on to other things...but yeah :D)

    So here's the details for states...

    Date: Saturday, April 17th 2004
    Location: Pastimes in Niles (www.pastimes.net for phone and address)
    Registration Start: Noon
    Entry Fee: $10 (City Champions that bring their 1st place medals will receive their VIP package and half price discount)
    What you need:
    -Completed Deck Registration sheet (decklist would do)
    -POP ID if you have one- YES! From now on all events will be sanctioned!
    -60 card Modified Deck
    -Money for Side Events

    PRIZES
    Prizes are awarded to the top 8 players in each age category. The age categories are; Under 10, 11-14 and 15 and up. (Any unclaimed prizes will be sent back to POP)

    Everyone who registers receives State Championships Promo Card!
    Top eight finishers in each of the 3 recognized age categories receive the following prizes.

    1st Place
    State Champion Award
    1 Display Box of Pokémon-e TCG: EX Team Magma vs Team Aqua
    Two round bye at the National Championships
    A Stage One VIP Package containing cool Pokémon Merchandise. This package will be awarded upon onsite registration at the National Championship event at Origins Game Fair.

    2nd Place
    18 Booster Packs of Pokémon-e TCG: EX Team Magma vs Team Aqua

    3rd Place
    9 Booster Packs of Pokémon-e TCG: EX Team Magma vs Team Aqua

    4th Place
    9 Booster Packs of Pokémon-e TCG: EX Team Magma vs Team Aqua

    5th through 8th Place
    4 Booster Packs of Pokémon-e TCG: EX Team Magma vs Team Aqua

    Other promos will be awarded to all participants and winners


    SIDE EVENTS!
    We will have the following side events!

    1.) Modified Constructed Tourney
    This will be a single elimination tournament that will start approximately Round 4 (if we do 6 rounds) that will be available for anyone wishing to drop from the main event. We hope to get this one finished by the time the main events top 8s are over.

    2.) EX Sealed
    This event will take place right after main event is finished. Participants will each receive one (1) theme deck AT RANDOM from one of the EX expansions (thats 8 different possibilities) plus 3 corresponding boosters from the set their theme deck belongs to. After 30 minute deck construction, players will end up with a 40 card deck (includes energy). There will then be no more than 4 swiss rounds with no T8 cut.

    If there's enough interest for extra pickup events we can run them as well.
    Price for these are TBD


    So let us know if you're gonna come on over and any other questions you may have :D
     
    Last edited: Apr 11, 2004
  2. TheDeuce

    TheDeuce New Member

    Excellent, As stated before, I will definitely be there playing in as many events as possible, and at half price too :D

    ::gets CC Medallion Ready::
     
  3. HypnosProjectHQ

    HypnosProjectHQ New Member

    *Gets CC Medallion that I won and remembers when Will and I drew WAY BACK on Feb. 7th at the Brookfield CC so we both won*

    Oh yea... I'll be there. Half price, as well!

    Though I do not see the point of running a Modified Constructed tourney during rounds of the main event. That may encourage people to drop who I've played, lower my resistance, and make me lose by .00001% resistance like I usually do. Also, I think people should have ENOUGH Modified Constructed play after the main event, eh?

    I do like the sounds of that Limited tournament though... Could you sanction the 4 round Limited tournament? That way, I can move from 20th in the world (in Limited) to like top 10 (in Limited) so I have extremely good bragging rights?
     
    Last edited: Apr 10, 2004
  4. Ice'Cold

    Ice'Cold Active Member

    Hey Sean, you can thank me later for getting pastimes to "more fully support" pokemon. If you wanna know the details I will tell you later.
     
  5. soslowpoke

    soslowpoke New Member

    No it's alright, I got them to look a bit higher...but I'm sure you had some imput too ;x
     
  6. Pooka

    Pooka Master Trainer

    I'll probably be there. ;/
     
  7. soslowpoke

    soslowpoke New Member

    So far confirming their attendance we have...
    ilc
    Shdwchu
    Pooka
    TheDeuce
    HypnosProject
    bullados
    AXE
    JasonthePwnda
    dld4a
    kingkyle's brother
    CHARIZARDMASTERTRAINER
    Pokekid
    laritung
    and son
    The_Matrix999
    Ice'Cold...playing?!?!? :O

    That's at least 16...who else?
     
  8. Pokekid

    Pokekid New Member

    Are we doing both side events or we vote on one cause I want the EX sealed.
     
  9. soslowpoke

    soslowpoke New Member

    Doing both... the extra constructed tourney will take place during the main event and top 8 while the sealed will start right after T8 is over.

    Anyone rather do unlimited constructed instead of modified?
     
  10. HypnosProjectHQ

    HypnosProjectHQ New Member

    Actually, if the tournament were after the main event instead, I wouldn't mind Unlimited. In fact, my Unlimited deck has never been played in a tourney. Its never lost though... ;)
     
  11. The_Matrix999

    The_Matrix999 New Member

    i dont know if any of you guys are aquainted with viper but im riding down with him, his daughter, and two other members
     
  12. bullados

    bullados <a href="http://pokegym.net/forums/showthread.php?

    How bout starting the first Constructed side tourney after all of the States Swiss rounds, and then starting the Sealed Deck after all the Elimination rounds?
     
  13. soslowpoke

    soslowpoke New Member

    Won't be able to get the constructed done in time to correspond with the top 8
     
  14. The_Matrix999

    The_Matrix999 New Member

    How is the tourney gonna be ran. Like is it going to be a overall top 8 cut or top 8 cut for each age group? if anyone knows please LMK. thanx
     
  15. dld4a

    dld4a Feature Writer

    Add two more members of Haunt This. (one definite one probable. total 4)
     
  16. HypnosProjectHQ

    HypnosProjectHQ New Member

    My brother will be coming with Lizard too! ;)
     
  17. bullados

    bullados <a href="http://pokegym.net/forums/showthread.php?

    Constructed = 4 rounds Swiss, single game play

    Top 8 = 3 rounds single elimination, preferrably match play

    I don't see what the problem is here...
     
  18. meganium45

    meganium45 Active Member

    Also note, pursuant to PUSA it is not a top 8 you are guaranteed, it is approximately 1/4 of your age division, which would be a top 2, top 4 or top 8 depending on your numbers.

    In MO we had 52 players, and still there was only a top 4 for 10-, top 4 for 11-14 and top 8 for 15+.

    So just because you look around and only see 6 players in your division, do not think you are guaranteed top 8! Just a little warning for those who would otherwise feel jipped.

    OK, that is the end of my posts on this thread. I will see you when I see you.

    Meganium45
     
  19. Pokekid

    Pokekid New Member

    How bout our R/S challenge medals???
     

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