Hello Everyone: Below is the information for the Nevada Ruby and Sapphire Challenge coming to the Galleria Mall in Henderson, Nevada THIS Saturday 16, August 2003. Here is the Information: Las Vegas, NV - 16 August 2003 The Galleria at Sunset: 1300 West Sunset Road Henderson, Nevada 89014 http://www.galleriaatsunset.com The event will be in the Mervyn's Court on the Southwest side of the mall by Dillard's. Enter by going into the MALL Entrance (Not the Dillard's Entrance) on the Southwest side. I will be there helping with judging of the event, and I will have both my GBA's if a participant has forgotten theirs. Cost to Enter There is no entrance fee. You will need to purchase six (6) Pokemon-e TCG:EX Ruby and Sapphire boosters at a discounted price of $15 upon admission. TCG cards must be purchased from the Tournament Organizer the day of the event. What Should A Player Bring to the Event? $15 to purchase the six Pokemon-e TCG:EX Ruby and Sapphire boosters A Game Boy Advance Either a Pokemon Ruby or Pokemon Sapphire game cartridge Registration and Start Time Registration will be 10am the Tournament will begin at 11am Tournament Location Galleria at Sunset Tournament Format (Click here for more information) The tournament will be 6 rounds • 2 rounds of the Ruby & Sapphire TCG – Sealed deck • 4 rounds of the Ruby & Sapphire Game Boy Advance (GBA)– Battle Tower format The Ruby & Sapphire Challenge tournament will feature 3 separate age categories for Trainers - 15+, 11-14, and 10 & under. End of Tournament & Prizes At the end of the tournament, players receive 4 points for each TCG win, 1 point for each TCG draw, 2 points for each GBA win. No points are awarded for losses in the TCG or GBA portions. Prizes are awarded to the top players in each age category, reflecting the age categories of 15+, 11-14, and 10 & under: · 1st Place: o Gift Certificates (Pokemon.com e-commerce) - $200.00 o Trophy/Award - 1st place (gold) o Participant Rewards 2nd Place: o Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire GBA game (one cartridge given) o Trophy/Award - 2nd place (silver) o Pokémon-e TCG: EX Ruby & Sapphire - 1 Display Boosters o Participant Rewards 3rd Place: o Trophy/Award - 3rd place (bronze) o Pokémon-e TCG: EX Ruby & Sapphire - 16 boosters o Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire GBA game (one cartridge given) o Participant Rewards 4th Place: o Pokémon-e TCG: EX Ruby & Sapphire - 16 boosters o Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire GBA game (one cartridge given) o Participant Rewards 5th - 8th Place: o Pokémon-e TCG: EX Ruby & Sapphire - 10 boosters o Participant Rewards Participant: o Tattoos o Promo Cards o Stickers o Eon Ticket Prize Drawing: (all participants may enter into the drawing, the winner must be present to win and will be drawn towards the end of the event) o Game Boy Advance SP o e-Reader o e-Reader cable links Registration Registration will be 10am and will end at 11am NOTE: While the above prizes are anticipated to be correct - prizes are subject to change without notice. I hope to see some of you there. Take Care, Skywolf1 P.S. - If anyone needs directions to the Mall, please ring my cellular at (702) 303-2500, and I will be happy to give you directions to the event!