MW Regionals - Wisconsin Dells, WI

Discussion in 'Regional Championships' started by PokeMama, Jan 26, 2008.

  1. PokeMama

    PokeMama New Member

    Hello everyone! On behalf of Jeff Prentiss, the PTO from MN, and Troy Lesky, the PTO from LaCrosse, I've been given the go-ahead to announce our MW Regionals information! All of the PTOs in the area are quite excited about this great event, and we believe you will love the wonderful central location this year!
    MW Regionals

    Saturday April 12th, 2008at the delightful Chula Vista Resort
    HWY 13 North, 4301 River Rd
    Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
    Registration will be from 9am to 10am with the tournament beginning about 10:15am.
    Our event will be in the Upper Dells Ballroom.

    The Chula Vista Resort offers an Indoor Waterpark with 7 pool areas, 12 waterslides & 65 activities for the entire family!

    Here's a rough idea of approximate distances to the Dells... to give you an idea what a convenient location this is for everyone...

    From Rockford... 103 miles
    From Chicago... 163 miles
    From Minneapolis 205 miles
    From Green Bay 103 miles
    From Manitowoc 106 miles
    From La Crosse 73 miles
    From Racine 117 miles

    Pretty close to just about anywhere in the Region! So meet us at the Dells on April 12th!! :biggrin:



    Jeff has set up a Regionals Info website with more information for you and links to the various hotels in the area. There are even discounts for the Water Park if you mention Pokemon Regionals.

    I've also got information up on my TIYPokemon website too, including a map you can print out.


    Participants will receive a Pokémon TCG Regional Championships promo card and a commemorative Regional Championships pin, while supplies last, all just for playing!


    U.S. Regionals - Prizes

    The top 16 finishers in each of the three age divisions will receive the following prizes:

    1st Place
    A Pokémon TCG Regional Championships 1st Place Trophy
    A Travel Award for the winner (including a parent or legal guardian for players under 18)to the 2008 U.S. National Championships at the Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio!
    A scholarship award worth $1500
    Full Show Pass to the Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio, U.S. residents only *
    A combination of 36 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions
    Other cool Pokémon merchandise


    2nd Place
    A Pokémon TCG Regional Championships 2nd Place Trophy
    Full Show Pass to the Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio, U.S. residents only *
    A scholarship award worth $1000 (Click here for scholarship details and restrictions).
    A combination of 36 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions



    3rd and 4th Place

    A Pokémon TCG Regional Championships 3rd or 4th Place trophy
    A combination of 36 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions


    5th Place through 8th Place
    A combination of 18 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions


    9th through 16th Place
    A combination of 9 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions


    I talked to Jeff and he said there are lots of areas that are well suited for players to get together and practice on Friday night for those of you who are coming up early. He said he and Troy will do whatever they can to get some things going for practice play, maybe an impromptu tourney or whatever there's interest for. But it looks like there will be a good number of people coming up Friday night to get things kicked off. Just ask at the desk for Jeff Prentiss's room number or call his cell 612-749-8225 once you get there to find out what's going on.

    Also, we're trying to coordinate Rideshares to Regionals, so if there's anyone that's looking for a ride, or maybe has some space in their car to offer a ride, let us know and we'll see if we can hook you up with someone going in the same direction.​
     
    Last edited: Mar 30, 2008
  2. bullados

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

    I'll have to check with one of my Leaguers about whether or not he wants to go up there or down to St Louis. Hotels might make or break the deal for me...
     
  3. SLOW DECK

    SLOW DECK New Member

    I am going up there for Super Bowl Weekend (Wilderness)

    I will check this place out. I would imagine we would be there.
     
  4. PokeMama

    PokeMama New Member

    Ya what I've seen of it, the place looks wonderful! And plenty of things for families to do too. And there are some deals if you share rooms too. Make a Poke-weekend of it!
     
  5. TLesky

    TLesky Active Member

    We stayed there a couple of years ago. Great place. Lots to do. I look forward to going there again.:thumb:
     
  6. crazycarl91

    crazycarl91 New Member

    just like states Adam trevor and myself will be there. family has a time share neer there. 172 miles later
     
    Last edited: Feb 8, 2008
  7. crazycarl91

    crazycarl91 New Member

    any one else going to the MW regionals
     
  8. PokeMama

    PokeMama New Member

    I think quite a few will be there! I know a bunch of our guys were looking at the great prices on the website Jeff set up... like
    That's not a bad price when you get a bunch of Pokemon Players bunkin' together playtesting all night!
     
  9. crazycarl91

    crazycarl91 New Member

    ya the prices shouldent be bad it is an off season for the dells and there is !!!!!!a lot of hotels!!!!!!
     
  10. bullados

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

    I'm gonna check with my traveling players to see where they'd rather hit.
     
  11. PokeMama

    PokeMama New Member

    Any of you who are going, you should really check out the hotels nearby if you're planning on staying, as they tend to fill up fast... so book as early as you can!
     
  12. TLesky

    TLesky Active Member

    Yea, unfortunately they are booking a little too fast for my liking. I really wanted to get one of those condos, but they are all booked. Lots of other hotels in the Dells with waterparks included, and I am pretty sure their prices are better in the winter. :thumb:
     
  13. crazycarl91

    crazycarl91 New Member

    Brandon is so excited after his showing at states we can't wait to get to the dells
     
  14. PokeMama

    PokeMama New Member

    I know!! He did great! 2nd at IL States! Ya, the Dells is gonna be great!! If you plan to get a room, should check into it from the links and be sure to mention Pokemon Regionals too when you call.
     
  15. Politoed EX

    Politoed EX New Member

    I'll probably be there, provided that I can catch a ride with someone
     
  16. TLesky

    TLesky Active Member

    Politoed EX, check with Bigginz, James F. and the gang. I think they are going to be there.:thumb:
     
  17. PokeMama

    PokeMama New Member

    We're setting up a carpool list at TIY... for those who need a ride and for those who have space to offer a ride. We'll try to get as many people up there as possible from the area.
     
  18. LILNINO

    LILNINO New Member

    my team will be there 4sho...TME 2K8 :thumb:
     
  19. pokeirv

    pokeirv Member

    We'll be there!!! Can't come soon enough!
     
  20. TLesky

    TLesky Active Member

    A litte birdy told me that a few more rooms have been freed up. So if you havent made your reservations yet, it would be a good time. If you look at the pics on their website, the rooms, the waterpark, the restaurants........it all looks amazing!!! Cant wait to see you all there.:thumb:
     

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