Lafonte Open.... In Chicago!!!

Discussion in 'Local Tournaments' started by BANGINBOX, Apr 3, 2008.

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  1. BANGINBOX

    BANGINBOX New Member

    Hello everyone....

    I would personally like to invite you all to attend the FIRST ANNUAL Lafonte Open!!!

    We will be hosting a Modified tournement for anyone and everyone who can make it. Check the details below to see if you have what it takes.

    Location...
    Collect a Card N Comics
    6810 W. Archer Ave
    Chicago IL. 60638

    Date....
    June 7th, 2008

    Time....
    5pm Registration
    6pm Start

    Cost....
    $10

    Prizes....
    Based on number of people Majestic Dawn boosters and other Pokemon memorabilia.

    As you can see we are starting the event at 6pm. Therefore we ask that players be over the age of 16 unless accompanied by a parent or adult due to the time the event will likely be ending. This will not be an age seperated event.

    This has been something Jason K. and I have been trying to get together for 2 years now. Now that I have a stable location we can actually pull it off!!!

    I will also try to get my battle road in the same weekend, if PUI says its OK of course :wink:. It should be a great weekend of pokemon fun.

    Jason K. will be organizing a softball game in a nearby park. at 12 pm Saturday, June 7th (Weather permitting). It should be a blast.

    We have the commitment of many from the Lafonte nation to come in and support this. It should be a great event with many familiar names... Where better to practice for Nats, than with the best competition in the World!

    Sign up now at Jimmy@shopccg.com or Call me at, 773-229-0824 if further details are needed.

    See you there!!!

    Jimmy
     
  2. Whats a Lafonte?

    LOL, I know what it is, I figured that Id say it first before some n00b says it.
     
  3. bullados

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

    I'll have to remember not to have my BR weekend that time, then...

    If that's gonna happen, two events in 24 hours, I'd be MORE than willing to lend a hand!!! If not, I can always play...
     
  4. MetronOob

    MetronOob New Member

    I will try and make it but no promises.
     
  5. Rulemaster

    Rulemaster New Member

    This is the biggest unofficial pokemon tournament (hopefully it becomes official with a battle road) since...who knows when. the point is, show up and play with the best players in the universe
     
  6. Rulemaster

    Rulemaster New Member

    so come
     
    Last edited: Apr 4, 2008
  7. bullados

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

    Probably since Erich's $200 cash tourney at the movie theater (that's a LOOOOOOONG time ago)
     
  8. dld4a

    dld4a Feature Writer

    I don't know if I can get the time off, but I'll try.

    BTW Jimmy says don't post a link to this thread anywhere else hear on the Gym, under penalty of law.
     
    Last edited: Apr 4, 2008
  9. PokePop

    PokePop Administrator

    Well, you can't post anywhere on the Gym a post whose purpose is to advertise.
    Couching it with "here's a line or two on topic and now... here's my ad!" doesn't get past that.
    Except in the Tournament forums.
    That's what they're here for.
    The other forums are for discussion, not advertising.

    (And of course, trading and selling, as appropriate in their forums)
     
  10. meganium45

    meganium45 Active Member

    I hope this goes well. I am anticipating a mid summer classic in St. Louis as well.

    Ryan, I did throw 2 $200 top prize events in the old WOTC days, that went VERY well.

    PUI has just spoiled everyone with FREE at this point.

    Vince
     
  11. JandPDS

    JandPDS New Member

    Really I did not know that Ross C, Paul J and Tyler N from Washington were going to be there!!!

    Cool now someone other then one of them will win a Battle Road this Spring :)
     
  12. UnKnOwN 111

    UnKnOwN 111 New Member

    i'll b there:wink:
     
  13. Rulemaster

    Rulemaster New Member

    if i check the records i think that none of them ever won worlds :D
     
  14. BANGINBOX

    BANGINBOX New Member

    Quick update....

    We just secured the park for the softball game. It is within walking distance of the park.

    Cant wait... ONLY 4 weeks away....

    See you there,
    Jimmy
     
  15. BANGINBOX

    BANGINBOX New Member

    UNder 1 week left...

    Hope to see many of you there...

    Jimmy
     
  16. LILNINO

    LILNINO New Member

    The outsiders are going to be there sir...lol
     
  17. meganium45

    meganium45 Active Member

    Congats to Pooka.

    He does indeed rule.

    vince
     
  18. BANGINBOX

    BANGINBOX New Member

    We had 23 players for this event. Not bad for a 6pm start. It was really fun and everyone enjoyed themselves. We are looking into having another one on the weekend of July 19th and 20th. I will be holding my stores 1st annual customer appreciation BBQ!!!

    The details will be posted about the next event soon.

    Jimmy
     
  19. SLOW DECK

    SLOW DECK New Member

    Great Event. We had a great time! Jimmy your store is awesome!
     
  20. smacktack15

    smacktack15 New Member

    Who ended up winning the event?
     

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