North Texas~Legends Awakened: August 9, 10 & 16

Discussion in 'Prerelease Tournaments' started by Master Professor Birch, Jul 19, 2008.

  1. Master Professor Birch

    Master Professor Birch Active Member

    ***NORTH TEXAS~Legends Awakened Prerelease Dates & Info***



    Rise to the challenge … Early!!!​

    The latest Pokémon Trading Card Game expansion, Pokémon TCG: Diamond & Pearl: "Legends Awakened", is coming to stores on August 20th, with more than 140 cards and more powerful new Pokémon LV.X than ever before! Get a sneak peek when you attend a prerelease tournament near you on the weekends of August 9th–10th, August 16th–17th and August 23rd–24th. Plus, receive cool prizes including an exclusive Buck's Training prerelease promo card just for participating!*


    These are exciting new cards in a very large set...140-cards!!! New Pokemon that we have not been able to play with in the past are now here in this set. We will be looking hard at these new Pokemon to see what fits into the new "Modified Constructed Format" that starts on September 1st.

    Below is the information and dates for our prereleases.

    August 9, 2008
    "Y2Komics"
    5276 Trail Lake Drive
    Fort Worth, Texas 76133
    Registration Starts: 11:00am
    Start Time: 12:00-12:30pm
    Entry Fee: $25.00
    Booster Draft: $20.00 (Unless, player has played in the "Legends Awaken Prerelease" or "Theme Deck Challenge". Then, the entry fee is $15.00.)

    August 10, 2008
    "Fantasy Quest"
    119 North Sunset
    Sherman, Texas 75092
    Registration Starts: 10:00am
    Start Time: 11:00-11:30am
    Entry Fee: $25.00
    Booster Draft: $20.00 (Unless, player has played in the "Legends Awaken Prerelease" or "Theme Deck Challenge". Then, the entry fee is $15.00.)

    August 16, 2008

    "Comic Book Craze"
    1456 Belt Line Road, Suite #121
    Garland, Texas 75044
    Registration Starts: 10:00am
    Start Time: 11:00-11:30am
    Entry Fee: $25.00
    Booster Draft: $20.00 (Unless, player has played in the "Legends Awaken Prerelease" or "Theme Deck Challenge". Then, the entry fee is $15.00.)




    Frequently Asked Questions
    What are Pokémon TCG: Diamond & Pearl—Legends Awakened Prerelease tournaments?
    Pokémon TCG: Diamond & Pearl—Legends Awakened Prerelease tournaments allow players to receive and play with cards from the upcoming Diamond & Pearl—Legends Awakened expansion up to two weeks prior to the official release date of the set!

    Participation prizes are awarded to all finishers in each of three age divisions (Junior, Senior, and Masters).

    Prerelease events are operated by independent Tournament Organizers across North America.
    When are the Pokémon TCG: Diamond & Pearl— Legends Awakened Prerelease tournaments?

    Pokémon TCG: Diamond & Pearl—Legends Awakened Prerelease tournaments are being held from August 9th through August 24th. Stay tuned for a detailed list of tournament times and locations.

    The admission charge includes 6 booster packs of Pokémon TCG: Diamond & Pearl—Legends Awakened, from which each player will build his or her deck. These cards are yours to keep after you complete the event.
    How much does the event cost?

    Tournament Organizers charge a minimum $25 fee for these events.

    The admission charge includes 6 booster packs of Pokémon TCG: Diamond & Pearl—Legends Awakened, from which each player will build his or her deck. These cards are yours to keep after you complete the event.
    What do I need to know?

    * Bring your POP ID, if you have one. If you don't have a POP ID, one will be given to you at the event.
    * See the Pokémon Tournament Rules for more information about what to bring to an event.
    * Make sure you arrive on time. If you are late for registration, you may not be able to play in the event.
    * To participate in the event, you must be a player in good standing and abide by the Tournament Rules.
    * See the Legal Notice for certain eligibility requirements and other information, including information concerning limitations on Pokémon USA, Inc.’s liability.

    What is the tournament structure?

    The tournament is run using the Limited Format and Age-Modified Swiss pairings. If attendance is appropriate, some Organizers may choose to run straight Swiss pairings. See the Pokémon Tournament Rules for information about the Limited Format and Swiss. The number of Swiss rounds to be run will depend on total attendance at the event.

    In addition to the standard Prerelease tournament structure, some Diamond & Pearl—Legends Awakened Prerelease events offer the more casual Theme Deck Challenge.

    For the Theme Deck Challenge, registration costs are the same as for the standard event, but players receive a theme deck from Diamond & Pearl—Legends Awakened to play in the event. At the end of the event, all participants receive 4 booster packs.

    The Theme Deck Challenge uses standard Swiss pairings, not Age-Modified Swiss.
    What are the prizes?

    All participants will receive a Pokémon TCG: Diamond & Pearl—Legends Awakened Prerelease promo card and a Diamond & Pearl— Legends Awakened promotional item, while supplies last.

    In addition, all players who complete the event will receive 2 additional booster packs of Diamond & Pearl—Legends Awakened.

    All Prereleases count toward your Pokémon Player Rewards credits. Click here for information regarding the Player Rewards program.

    The results of Prereleases do not count toward a player’s Premier Rating.
    What happens after the tournament?

    After the tournament ends, the Tournament Organizer will submit the tournament results to Pokémon USA, Inc.


    MP Birch
     
    Last edited: Aug 2, 2008
  2. PkmnManiac

    PkmnManiac New Member

    Allright 1st post.

    I bet these pre-release will be swamped. Despite being before/during/after Worlds. Too bad they can't be used in Worlds. Can they?
     
  3. shiftrymaster68

    shiftrymaster68 Active Member

    Nope, the format for Worlds is Holon Phantoms-Majestic Dawn. I'll be hitting Sherman, and I'll be playin in Worlds for the second weekend. C yall there
     
  4. hectagonman

    hectagonman New Member

    Making my return by going to the Sherman prerelease.:)
     
  5. Master Professor Birch

    Master Professor Birch Active Member

    Pokemon players, I hope that ya'll are aware of the upcoming prereleases. :eek: Flyers are at these locations. Pick some up.

    Xero~Gravity will be in charge of these prereleases. Below are his main staff.

    "Y2Komics"...MrMeches

    "Fantasy Quest"...Boyd H.

    "Comic Book Craze"...Spotter

    These gentleman will get the help that they need for these prereleases.

    MP Birch
     
  6. MrMeches

    MrMeches New Member

    AHHHHHHHHHHHHHH MANNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN! Can't wait fer dis here PokeManz PreRelease!!

    August 9th at Y2K is going to be a hoot!! This will be my last Tournament in Texas for at least a year so everyone come out and lets do it up right!! There has been mention of FuddRucker's afterwards as a little get together so long Fish Party! So everyone come on out and let's do this thing!!

    See Y'all There!!

    Fish
     
  7. SuperStar

    SuperStar New Member

    yeah, i'm ready for Comic Book Craza LA Prerelease. It's also good that Kevin is coming back.
     
  8. jkwarrior

    jkwarrior New Member

    Fish, I can't beleive you are leaving.

    It looks like I will be there Saturday.
     
  9. empoleonperson

    empoleonperson Active Member

    Do i get anything if the prelease is on my birthaday? lol. ill be in garland.
     
  10. Master Professor Birch

    Master Professor Birch Active Member

    ~empoleonperson~

    I'll see what I can get at Worlds. :thumb::biggrin: "Happy Birchday"!!! :biggrin::thumb:

    MP Birch
     
  11. empoleonperson

    empoleonperson Active Member

    Thanks Birch i Appreciate it. But its cool if you dont find anything either.,m
     
  12. MrMeches

    MrMeches New Member

    Just about 12 hours away and all those Shiny New Cards will be revealed!! Cant wait to see my North Texas Family and thankfully it will be at a FUN event! Dont forget, some of us are heading over to Fuddrucker's afterwards so bring appetites!!


    See everyone there!!

    Fish
     
  13. Master Professor Birch

    Master Professor Birch Active Member

    MP Birch hears that there was a good turn outs last weekend. Remember, there is the "Garland~ Prerelease" this Saturday at "Comic Book Craze". Start time is 10:00am!!! We hope to see all of your shining faces there so that you too can get these great cards from the new set. MPB2 and Spotter will be there all of your PokeNeeds.

    Master Professor Birch
     
  14. jhilahd

    jhilahd New Member

    Comicbook Craze - Thumbs up

    Great turnout, Awesome players, and Super Professors.

    Thanks to Prof's Shane, Donovan and Taylor for making this a great event!

    The new seaon should be great!
     
  15. Spotter

    Spotter New Member

    Pictures available in the Gallery section of DFWPokémon.com. Hee-hee! What fun!

    -Spotter
     
  16. Master Professor Birch

    Master Professor Birch Active Member

    MP Birch is back from "Worlds 2008". We had a great time and many of our players did really well!!!

    Thank you to all of my staff that help make these prereleases a huge success!!! A special thanks to "Xero~Gravity" for filling in for MP Birch while I was in Orlando. I hope that the players had a good and will enjoy the new cards from this set. MP Birch had eight packs of cards leave afte the "Garland~Prerelease" and 'Xero~Gravity opened them.

    Thanks again, to all of the players and staff!!!

    Master Professor Birch
     

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