Pokemon battle right before the end of the 2005-2006 year!- At the largest Pokémon TCG league on the East Coast! The prerelease at Aardvark Gym is just around the corner! For those of you who can't go to Worlds, there are still plenty of fun Pokemon things to do on August 20th! Aardvark Gym, the 11th largest league in the World, and the league that holds 2.4% of all POP-sanctioned tournaments in the US, will be having its fourth Premiere Event. It is open to anyone who knows how to play Pokémon TCG. Location: Aardvark’s Videos, Comics, and Games 300 Clubhouse Drive Lusby, MD 20657 Time: Sunday, August 20th- Registration begins at 12:00 p.m. Drafting starts at 1:00 p.m. Late players will be given losses for the rounds they missed- no exceptions. Contacts: Aardvark VCG's Website- theanteater.com Judges- ninetales1234 (HJ) and aardvarkvcg Format:Limited- Sealed Deck You'll be getting boosters from the latest Pokemon TCG set- EX: Crystal Guardians. Aardvark's will provide basic energy. I would recommend reading the set spoiler on Pokebeach before you attend. Tournament Style: Straight Swiss (n+2) Admission: $20; you get six boosters and: -Pre-Release pin -Special Pre-Release promo card -A Pokemon Organized Play deck box -Cool prizes! Look for door prizes throughout the day and our traditional Sportsmanship Award as well! We have EX Deoxys sign we are giving away! -At the end of the tournament, I will randomly select 6 players, who will receive two random rare Japanese cards! Prizes: I'll be giving 2 random Japanese Rares and an Ancient Mew to 1st place. 2 Crystal Guardians boosters for those who complete the event, in addition to the origninal 6 you get for signing up. This is a sanctioned event, so you will be playing for ratings and rankings. Some of the highest ranked players in MD will probably be there; you don't want to miss a chance to play (and possibly defeat) them. Make sure you come with: -Something to write with (to record your wins/losses) -Extra money if you want some food (we sell ice cream and soda). -Damage counters and coins (or dice) for coin-flipping. Additional Info: Don’t forget to be there on time and don’t forget your POP ID#. If you haven’t become a POP member yet, come early so we can sign you up and give you a POP ID#. Membership is free. Our game room will be closed to all non-Pokemon activities on the day of the prerelease (there will be no Dump Draft tournament that day). If you have any questions about the prerelease or anything about Aardvark Gym, post in this thread or PM me.