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SteveP
04/15/2005, 11:09 AM
Saturday, June 18th (yes, we avoided the ACT Test Date - June 11)

Click below for up-to-date details:

http://home.earthlink.net/~dalezkardz/Gym.htm

Also, there will be another Gym Challenge in Wheatridge CO (probably on Sat, Jun 25). More later.

Blaziken98
04/15/2005, 04:20 PM
THere is 2 in Colorado nice two trips are up for grabs.

PokeMontoya
04/16/2005, 04:48 PM
How did we get 2 this year thats insane

mysterioustrainer
04/18/2005, 04:23 PM
Not to mention the cool video game side event tournaments I have planned for both events! While details are well still in the works, I hope to have two unique Super Smash Bros. Melee tournaments and two GBA/Colosseum tournaments between the two events! Details are all coming up soon.

raikou33
04/19/2005, 12:10 PM
Do you know if there is going to be one in Lakewood to or is there not going to be one there because of the other two gym challenges

SteveP
04/19/2005, 02:59 PM
Two CO PTOs got Gyms -- Dwayne and Ron. Ron picked Wheatridge to have his (it's the furthest from Springs).

So no, Lakewood is not having a Gym (PTO Chris), and neither is Ft Collins (PTO Craig).

Come to both Gyms. They're only about 100 miles a part. That's better than most states.

PokeMontoya
04/20/2005, 08:43 PM
too bad wheatridge isnt first so I could work at springs maybe Ill work it anyways since mike will win anyways then Ill go win hopefully at wheatridge

Blaziken98
04/20/2005, 09:16 PM
Go for Regionals first Adrian then if you don't get one there take Gym.

SteveP
04/22/2005, 03:06 PM
hopefully, michael will finish top 2 at regionals. that will clear the way for you adrian at either of the gyms. your main competitors will be Ian, Paul, and maybe Jared. plus, Dwayne tells me some AZ players might be coming. traveling players are usually good.

oh yah, and don't forget Kevin, Luke, and Eric from up north.

PokeMontoya
06/04/2005, 10:15 AM
Looks like ryan is gonna be a force to deal with also now

PokeMontoya
06/13/2005, 11:56 PM
Man SAT cant get here fast enough

Blaziken98
06/14/2005, 11:30 PM
It almost time 3 days and counting and I still have know idea what to run.

blazekid
06/15/2005, 11:23 AM
It almost time 3 days and counting and I still have know idea what to run.


Hey alex I've got no idea either but you never kvow matbe i'll just think of something random the night before and run that...
:confused:

PokeMontoya
06/15/2005, 01:35 PM
Its so on!! Im getting very impatient waiting for this thing

raikou33
06/15/2005, 01:45 PM
Me to i figured out what i am going to play. Are you guys gonna go to Rons Gym Challenge to?

PokeMontoya
06/15/2005, 01:47 PM
I plan to Hopefully he'll let me judge if I win in springs

Muskeet
06/16/2005, 03:45 AM
I plan to Hopefully he'll let me judge if I win in springs
Well you gotta beat me first Adrian >:)

PokeMontoya
06/16/2005, 09:35 AM
>_< If you play rock lock I will take you PHO SHO :P

Blaziken98
06/16/2005, 11:55 PM
Ryan Vs Adrian for trip who will win? LOL

1 day tell the challenge and I have 3 decks to choose from and I still have know iidea on what to run.
Can we say Inne Mini Minnie Moe

spookees
06/17/2005, 12:08 AM
Good luck JOSH !! Joey is rooting for ya! keep us updated as soon as possible.

raikou33
06/17/2005, 08:38 AM
It is one day till the gym challange i just want to whis every one the best of luck and bring your best deck. See all of you guys tommorrow and again good luck, Adrain you are going to need to most j/k later everone

-Kevin

Myn_donos
06/17/2005, 02:23 PM
i got mine picked out, btw Steve, ty for the compliment on me and kevin and chris being good players!

Get ready to get pwned by Rogue!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GL ALL!

PokeMontoya
06/18/2005, 06:57 AM
Well its the big day and Ive been up for 2 hours already Ill be leaving in about an hour (Hopefully) I havent been this nervous since that semi-final match with Jared at states last year. See you guys soon :thumb:

SteveP
06/18/2005, 08:28 PM
All is said and done. 56 players total. I bit lower than expected, but still not bad for an off-site tournament. (Our on-site States -- at the store -- had 94 players.)

18: 15+
27: 11-14
11: 10-under

Winning decks were:

15+
1st - MikeP - Power-lock (Medicham/EX/MukEX/Wobby)
2nd - JaredC - Draggy-trode
3/4 - RonP - MedichamEX/Beedrill/stuff
3/4 - KevinH - Zappy

11-14
1st - JoshR - DkTTar/Rock
2nd - AlexH - Slaking/Meteor
3/4 - JoshA - Green Sponge (Sceptile/Slowbro)
3/4 - GaryD - Rock-lock

10-under
1st - ShaneH - Gardy/Deoxys
2nd - JohnC - Medi/EX/Hari/EX
3/4 - PabloK - Zappy
3/4 - KevA - Crobat


So, I guess because of my #1 son's luck, I'll see you all at Worlds. :)


Props:

- Holiday Inn for being VERY hospitible
- PTO Dwayne for the best-as-usual PTO support/prizes
- Judges PaulK, EricC and James for helping out
- Craig for running after-tourney side events
- The wireless LAN at Holiday Inn so we could download the printer drivers we forgot to install
- All 1-loss players made the playoffs (and a few 2-loss players)
- JoshR and AlexH for their usual, fun banter as they ONCE AGAIN competed against each other of the top prize (someday Alex.....)
- PaulK who almost ruled that taking prizes after your opponent explodes their ElectrodeEX is optional (got a chuckle from me -- you know I love ya Paul... :smile: )

Slops:

- The 15+ players who couldn't quite bring enough of their friends so we could run top 8 instead of only top 4
- no more slop...

SteveP
06/19/2005, 12:17 AM
(son-of-SteveP here, MikeP) :don't have a log in:

Ok, this is definately the luckiest I have ever gotten in a tournament. Let me lay it out for you.

Game 1: Opponent gets a lone cacturne

Game 2: Opponent starts with a Zappy ex

Game 3: Opponent's opening hand has 4 dunsparce and no energy

Game 4: Opponent had a lone meditite with no fighting energy after he mulliganed 3 times.

Game 5: Opponent has a lone Jirachi

Semifinals
Game 1: Opponent has no energy for first 5 turns after he mulligans once

Game 2: Opponent has no energy for first 4 turns after he mulligans once

Finals
Game 1: Opponent has no energy for first 4 turns

Game 2: Opponent has no energy for first turn then second turn rocket mission for 4 and still none.

Sorry about the bad luck to all of my opponents!

SteveP
06/19/2005, 01:55 AM
(back to SteveP)

Props:

- EXTREME props to AlexH for being truthful and telling the judge about the SERIOUS deck error he had (5 dunsparces) after round 2 resulting in a 3rd round game loss which nearly kept him from making the playoffs (barely making it in the 8th spot).

Slops:

- To me for playtesting my kid's Power-lock deck against a Rock-lock test deck and not figuring out why the Power-lock was always losing, until I checked and discovered there were 64 cards in the Rock-lock test deck.

EeveeLover
06/19/2005, 11:21 AM
Awesome Gym Steve. Well run on your and Dwayne's parts.

Good job to all participants.

See you at Wheatridge.

spookees
06/19/2005, 12:31 PM
CONGRATS JOSH R. (Joey cant wait to see ya at WORLDS!!) way to go!!!!!