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GymLeaderPhil
06/01/2004, 05:22 PM
EX: Hidden Legends Prerelease: Newnan, Georgia
Format: Sealed Deck, Theme Deck Challenge

Side Events: Sealed Deck, Modified

Date: June 13th, 2004 for Newnan

Hours: 10:00am - "Till They Kick Us Out"

Georgia Location:
Newnan Sports Cards
50B Bullsboro DR
Newnan GA 30263
770-251-5754

Organizer: Heidi Craig

Judges: Greg Dollar, TBA

Staff: TBA

Contact: Email Heidi Craig at heidi@pokemonflorida.com or ask for Heidi Craig at 863-326-1788.

Newnan, Georgia Directions
If you are running late the day of the tournament or you should get lost on the way to the tournament this is the only time you may ever call this number 863-604-8193. We highly suggest that you use a site like Expedia.com to find accurate directions from wherever you are traveling from.

What to Bring
-Your Pokemon Organized Play Identification Card/Number or POP ID. If you don’t have a POP ID, one will be given to you at the event. You must activate this online at op.pokemon-tcg.com.
-$18 for entry fee.
-A die and some damage counters (if possible).
-Extra money if you are interested in eating lunch (not provided).
-Extra money if you are interested in playing in a side event.
-Extra cards if you are interested in playing in a side event.
-To participate in the event, you must be a player in good standing and abide by the Floor Rules.
See the Legal Notice for certain eligibility requirements and other information, including information concerning limitations on Pokémon’s liability.

Tournament Times
Registration will begin at 10:00 AM and will end promptly at 11:30 AM. Anyone who shows up later will not be able to enter the tournament. If you are running late the day of the tournament or should you get lost on the way to the tournament this is the only time you may ever call this number 863-604-8193. Announcements and Rules will be announced shortly after Registration closes. The tournament will run so many rounds depending on how many people attend, which means we have no specific times to give you for the end time.

Tournament Format
Players will compete in a number of Swiss rounds of EX: Hidden Legends sealed play. No cards are required. At the start of the event, players will receive six boosters of Pokemon-e TCG EX: Hidden Legends to construct a forty card deck. Players then have thirty minutes to build their forty card deck and list their cards from their pack and in their deck on sheets provided at the event. Basic Energy Cards will be supplied for deck construction after you have filled out all of the forms.

In addition to the standard prerelease tournament format, most tournament organizers will offer a more casual event called the Theme Deck Challenge. For the Theme Deck Challenge, registration costs are the same as for the standard event, but players receive a Theme Deck of their choice to play in the event. At the end of the event, all participants receive 3 booster packs, and the top 50% of the participants will receive an additional booster pack.

For more information on this event and others check out the Official Pokemon Organized Play website at op.pokemon-tcg.com.

Tournament Structure
Players will be separated into three age groups: Ten and Under, Eleven to Fourteen, and Fifteen and Up. All rounds will be played with the TCG sealed deck that you constructed from the six packs of EX: Hidden Legends. Players will have 30 minutes to complete each round, with each player putting out 4 Prize cards. Players who win a game receive three points, a player who loses a game receives zero points. If a tie occurs between prizes, there is no sudden death, both players receive one point.

The Theme Deck challenge uses standard Swiss pairings, not Age Modified Swiss. Players will have 30 minutes to complete each round, with each player placing out 6 prize cards. Players who win a game receive three points, a player who loses a game receives zero points. If a tie occurs between prizes, there is no sudden death, both players receive one point. Players do NOT receive rating points for participation in the Theme Deck Challenge.

Tournament Prizes
Prizes are awarded to the top eight players in each age category, reflecting the age categories of 15+ years, 11-14 years, and 10 years & under. Everyone will receive a special Prerelease
card!

1st Place
1 Box of Pokemon TCG: EX Hidden Legends Booster Packs

2nd Place
18 Pokemon TCG: EX Hidden Legends Booster Packs

3rd Place
9 Pokemon TCG: EX Hidden Legends Booster Packs

4th Place
9 Pokemon TCG: EX Hidden Legends Booster Packs

5th Place
4 Pokemon TCG: EX Hidden Legends Booster Packs

6th Place
4 Pokemon TCG: EX Hidden Legends Booster Packs

7th Place
4 Pokemon TCG: EX Hidden Legends Booster Packs

8th Place
4 Pokemon TCG: EX Hidden Legends Booster Packs

TCG Side Events
We will be holding one or two side events depending on attendance and interest. Side Tournaments will start as soon as the main event ends as long as enough people are interested. We will be offering a Hidden Legends Draft after the main event or a Modified Constructed tournament.

Modified - $5.00
Draft - $15.00

Modified decks may include cards from the following Pokemon trading card game sets:

Expedition™ () expansion
Aquapolis™ () expansion
Skyridge™ () expansion
EX Ruby & Sapphire™ () expansion
EX Sandstorm™ () expansion
EX Dragon™ () expansion
EX Team Magma vs. Team Aqua™ () expansion
EX Hidden Legends™ () expansion
() Promotional cards numbered 001 and higher.

With the exception of basic Energy cards and previously printed cards that appear in current sets, players may not use cards from older Pokemon sets. New sets are allowed as soon as the product has been released. There are no cards currently banned in the Modified tournament environment.


This and other Hidden Legends Prereleases can be found here:
http://www.pokemonflorida.com/events/hiddenlegends.html
-Phil

GymLeaderPhil
06/11/2004, 10:23 AM
Please remember to bring your Modified decks, we might do that instead of draft.
-Phil