South Jersey Mega Battle Road Event!

Discussion in 'Battle Roads' started by PokePop, Jun 2, 2008.

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  1. PokePop

    PokePop Administrator

    Note the date change! It is now on Sunday June 8th

    This is going to be a mega-Battle Road!
    The Burlington Mall is featuring us and we're going to be playing out in the mall area! I will also be running demos and side events.
    Included in the side events is a DS tournament for Diamond and Pearl.
    This is going to be a great time!!


    Tournament Name: Battle Road Spring 2007-2008
    Category: Modified - Constructed
    Date 6/8/2008
    Registration Time: 12:00 PM
    Start Time: 1:00 PM
    Premier Event: Battle Road-Spring 07/08

    Location Information
    Location: Allied Hobbies
    Address: 2501 Burlington-Mt. Holly Road (Rt. 541)
    City: Burlington
    State: New Jersey
    Zip Code: 08016
    Country: United States

    Other Information
    Admission: Free
    Details: Battle Road uses the Modified Format. Bring a 60-card deck. Prizes The top 2 finishers in each of the three age divisions will receive the following prizes: 1st Place 8 Pokémon TCG booster packs. A Victory Medal promo card 2nd Place 4 Pokémon TCG booster packs. There will be bonus prizes given out for each round. Battle Road will be the perfect opportunity to test out your new deck for the new Modified season! Directions are found at http://www.alliedhobbies.com/locations/burl.html Door Prizes!
     
  2. Serebii1997J

    Serebii1997J New Member

    Another NJ event on Sunday? Darn, any way it can be Saturday? Really want to go =/
     
  3. PokePop

    PokePop Administrator

    For the mall, it has to be Sunday.
    Since we're getting featured space, we're going to be doing a lot of things in addtion to the Battle Road.
    This will be an event.
     
  4. PokePop

    PokePop Administrator

    Updated information:

    Pokemon Battle Road Card Tournament and Side Events

    Hosted by Allied Hobbies the event begins at 12 pm. Registration required,
    visit store for details.

    Pokemon Battle Road is a Premeire Pokemon card tournament. First place in
    each of three age groups gets 8 packs of the Majestic Dawn expansion and
    an exclusive promotional Victory Medal card. Second place in each age
    group gets six packs of Majestic Dawn. Random prizes will be awarded
    during the tourament. Decks must be made using the Modified format as
    found here:
    http://www.go-pokemon.com/op/tournaments/glossary.html#modified
    Admission is free!

    Pokemon card game demo: Learn to play the game. Free.
    Booster Draft: Build a deck on the spot from 5 packs of cards. Prizes
    based on number of entrants. Entry fee: $25 which includes 5 booster packs
    that will be used in the draft.
    Diamond and Pearl DS tournament: The DS tournament will be played
    throughout the day. Prizes will include a Pokemon hat, a Pokemon plushie,
    and packs of cards.

    RULES - You are allowed 3 Pokémon of level 100 or lower; No two of the same Pokémon; You may only have ONE Pokemon from the following list on your team: Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres, Mewtwo, Mew, Raikou, Entei, Suicune, Lugia, Ho-oh, Celebi, Regirock, Regice, Registeel, Latias, Latios, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Dialga, Palkia, Uxie, Mesprit, Azelf, Heatran, Regigigas, Cresselia, Phione, Manaphy (NOTE: Shaymin, Darkrai, and Arceus are not allowed since they are all event Pokemon and aren't available in the US yet.); No duplicate held items allowed; Certain powers (Moonlight, Morning sun, Dream Eater, Rest, Recover, Heal Order, Heal Wish, Roost, Lunar Dance, Aqua Ring, Slack Off, Milk Drink, Soft Boiled, Ingrain, Leech Seed, Swallow, Synthesis, Wish) are not allowed after 6 minutes into the match; "Modified" GBA cartridges are not allowed (i.e. Shark or Action Replay).
    Entry is free!
     
  5. Serebii1997J

    Serebii1997J New Member

    Can't go, because of a ceremony and I wouldn't want to miss it out, won money. Sucks though, but I can give you as great list of rules, because I'm in competitive battling. Got your PM, sorry, can't run it, but I can give you all the rules and such.
     
  6. PokePop

    PokePop Administrator

    please do.
    Although bear in mind, we're going to have novices running it, so we can't do all the EV and IV checking.
     
  7. TheDarkTwins

    TheDarkTwins Active Member

    Pop, I plan on going to Scotch Plains and playing, but if you need me to help you out just let me know here, via PM, via Email, or via Phone Call and I will be more than willing to help you out.

    Drew
     
  8. BloodDraek

    BloodDraek New Member

    man, I can't go since I'm going to Scotch Plains
    maybe next time
     
  9. PokePop

    PokePop Administrator

    What does Scotch Plains have that I don't?

    You know, if you all go here, then the good competition will be here...
     
  10. BloodDraek

    BloodDraek New Member

    ya but

    1. I live in Clifton and South Jersey is like a 2 hour ride or so

    and

    2. We don't want good competition, we want an easy Victory Medal
     
  11. Serebii1997J

    Serebii1997J New Member

    ^ Well, shouldn't you go for the ratings?
     
  12. PokePop

    PokePop Administrator

    Ah, if it's closer to you, I can't complain. :smile:
     
  13. TheDarkTwins

    TheDarkTwins Active Member

    It is only 15 minutes away for me, if ever that. Yours is well over an hour if not close to 2 hours. Which is why I said if you need me to help, I will travel down, otherwise I am going to Scotch Plains.

    LMK either way,
    Drew
     
  14. mumsascrappa

    mumsascrappa Active Member

    This sounds like a great event! Hope you all have a fun time. Eager to hear how it works out with the other events at the same time and the fact that it is in the mall. Please let us know.
     
  15. LCsDefender

    LCsDefender New Member

    Wow, PokePop, I'm kinda disappointed by the guidelines for the DS tournament. Just the fact that each team is going to be allowed an Uber is kind of disheartening..... Any chance that there may be some reconsideration if I propose a little more balanced guideline set, with all due respect. BTW, it's Russ, from league and about every other show you do in Burlington Center.
     
  16. PokePop

    PokePop Administrator

    I'm open to suggestions.
    This is my first DS tourney and I'm going off rules others have used
     
  17. Serebii1997J

    Serebii1997J New Member

    Rules:

    The following Pokemon are considered uber for this tournament and are disallowed: Mewtwo, Mew, Wobbuffet, Lugia, Ho-oh, Latios, Latias, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Deoxys, Deoxys-f, Deoxys-l, Palkia, Dialga, Giratina, Manaphy, Darkrai, Arceus.

    The following clauses MUST be enabled in every battle: Sleep Clause, Evasion Clause, OHKO Clause, Timed Battle.

    There's species clause. No using two Pokemon of the same species.

    There is no self-KO clause. If the match ends in such a way so that there should have been a draw (last Pokemon Explosion, etc.), you may claim a draw.

    Using an illegal moveset is grounds to instantly lose the round regardless of the outcome of the match. Additionally, using any of the following explicitly named illegal movesets will be grounds for instant disqualification from the tournament. Note that only the combination of both elements is illegal; you are free to use one move or another in these pairs. In general, you should check for a possible breeding combination when using Pokemon with two egg moves.

    Certain powers (Moonlight, Morning sun, Dream Eater, Rest, Recover, Heal Order, Heal Wish, Roost, Lunar Dance, Aqua Ring, Slack Off, Milk Drink, Soft Boiled, Ingrain, Leech Seed, Swallow, Synthesis, Wish) are not allowed after 6 minutes into the match

    The battles will be 6 vs. 6.

    Back to back posts merged. The following information has been added:

    So, how'd it go? Who won TCG and video game?
     
    Last edited: Jun 8, 2008

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