Pokemon Tournaments at GenCon SoCal -- So who's coming?

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  1. PTE_Karl

    PTE_Karl New Member

    Hi everyone. Below is the schedule of Pokemon events at GenCon SoCal. It's just 6 days away--and it's sure to be exciting and rewarding--hope to see many of you there if you can make it.

    PT&E Schedule of Events for GenCon SoCal

    4 PM Daily — Const.: Modified Thur., 4PM, $3
    Mutant Draft — Limited Fri., Noon, $15
    3 PM Daily — Const.: Unlimited Fri., 3PM, $3
    4 PM Daily — Const.: Modified Fri., 4PM, $3
    Dragon Prerelease — Limited Sat., 11AM, $15
    3 PM Daily — Const.: Unlimited Sat., 3PM, $3
    4 PM Daily — Const.: Modified Sat., 4PM, $3
    Team Sealed — Limited Sun., 11AM, $45

    In addition to all of these big events, hourly side events booster drafts and constructed tournaments will be going on.

    Full details can be found at www.ptegames.com

    Thanks and have a good day.
     
  2. Entei27

    Entei27 New Member

    What are Limited and Unlimited Formats.
     
  3. Chrisbo

    Chrisbo Administrator

    Limited = Expedition and up, plus Nintendo-released promos 001 and up.
    Unlimited = all cards from all sets & promos, except for Ancient Mew & Birthday Pikachu.

    Hope this helps,
    - CHRISBO
     
  4. DaytonGymLeader

    DaytonGymLeader New Member

    Actually, Limited is a few different formats:

    Sealed - Here's some packs, go make a 40 card deck.
    Draft - here's some packs and 7 other people. Pass your packs around after you take a card, then go make a deck with what you drafted.

    Chrisbo's definition of Limited is actually what the current Modified Constructed Format is.

    He suffers from the same thing I do, fingers function faster than the brain sometimes ;)
     
  5. Chrisbo

    Chrisbo Administrator

    Gah! So true. It was a long day and my brain was working at less-than-optimal capacity.

    Now let's get this topic back on track; who's coming to GenCon-SoCal???

    Sorry about the mix-up,
    - CHRISBO
     
    Last edited: Dec 5, 2003
  6. I'll be there. Saturday and Sunday at least. Darn schools and that there anti-skipping law.
     
  7. Chrisbo

    Chrisbo Administrator

    I'll be there on Saturday, and possibly late Thursday night. Can't make it on Friday, unfortunately; darn work and their anti-skipping laws... :p

    See ya,
    - CHRISBO
     
  8. GreatFox

    GreatFox New Member

    Well... I'll be there Thursday - Saturday, but I won't be able to play in the tournaments (darn money, why can't I get my Money Tree to sprout). I'll be most of the time volunteering at the Pokémon Booth so stop on by and say hi (and bring food!).
     
  9. Just finished pre-registering for Saturday/Sunday.

    So Chris, not showing Sunday? I need a sealed partner. ;) *Wink wink nudge nudge*

    So, the Dragon Prerelease. Will that overlap the Modified play at 4 PM? And as a matter of fact, is that just free modified play, or is that an actual organized tournament?
     
  10. Water Pokemon Master

    Water Pokemon Master <a href="http://pokegym.net/gallery/browseimages.p

    How much does it actually cost to enter GenCon? Can you just walk into the tournament area, pay the Pokemon tournament fee, then play, or do you have to pay for GenCon, too?
     
  11. )v(ajin_ipg21

    )v(ajin_ipg21 New Member

    You'll have to pay to enter GenCon. Good question, KARL will you need TICKETS or proof of tourney purchase or can it be taken care of with you?

    @ Indy ALL had to be done by TIX. No cash @ the event location
     
  12. Chrisbo

    Chrisbo Administrator

    Admission to the show itself currently costs $20 per day, or $50 for a four-day pass (but it cost less if you pre-registered a month ago). Each individual event costs money on top of that; prices will vary (i.e. drafts will cost more than constructed tourneys, naturally).

    I'm heading on down there right now and will be there this evening (Thurs).

    See ya,
    - CHRISBO
     
  13. )v(ajin_ipg21

    )v(ajin_ipg21 New Member

    C'mon GIVE Me DETAILS!!!
     
  14. GreatFox

    GreatFox New Member

  15. Mitsirugi

    Mitsirugi New Member

    :D Dont forget about all the free dual masters booster packs :D
     
  16. GreatFox

    GreatFox New Member

    Oh yhea... that was great. We had such a big pile of Duel Masters Wrapings at the Tournament Area. Not to mention tons of EX: Dragon Wrapings. I think we all got a little tired of Dragon after that.

    3 boxes worth and I still had to trade for the Holo Salamence to complete the set. :rolleyes:
     
  17. TrEkIeV

    TrEkIeV New Member

  18. )v(ajin_ipg21

    )v(ajin_ipg21 New Member

    Eric is Bonnie now? When did that happen =P

    Uh, do email Karl... I won't call you on the spelunking...
     
    Last edited: Jan 6, 2004
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