Name: Pokemon State Championships Georgia 2004 Main Format: Modified Side Events: FREE Modified/Others Date: April 24th, 2004 Hours: 10:00am - "Till They Kick Us Out" Location: Best Western Airport East 301 North Central Ave Hapeville, Georgia 30354 Organizer: Heidi Craig Head Judge: Ron Roby Judges: Heidi Craig, Greg Dollar Contact: Email Heidi Craig at [email protected] or ask for Heidi Craig at 863-326-1788. Special Hotel and Accommodation Rates! If you plan to stay at the State Championship Hotel, the Best Western Airport East, call as soon as possible to book at 1-800-733-0298. 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 $10 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 a side event. Extra cards if you are interested in playing in a side event. 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 rounds of Modified Constructed swiss play. The number of Swiss rounds run will depend on total attendance at the event. After Swiss rounds are complete, there will be a cut to single elimination finals. The number of players to qualify for the finals will be dependant upon the total attendance in their age bracket. There is only one game per match. You must have a legal Modified Constructed 60-card deck to play in this event. 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 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. 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 your Modified Constructed deck. Players will have 30 minutes to complete each round, with each player putting 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. Tournament Prizes Prizes are awarded to the top 8 players in each age category. Our age categories are; Under 10, 11-14 and 15 and up. Everyone who registers receives a State Championship Promo Card! Top eight finishers in each of the 3 recognized age categories receive the following prizes: 1st Place -State Champion Award -1 Display Box of Pokemon-e TCG: EX Team Magma vs Team Aqua -Two round bye at the National Championships (a bye means you don’t play the round and are awarded a win in that round) -A Stage One VIP Package containing cool Pokémon Merchandise. This package will be awarded upon onsite registration at the National Championship event at Origins Game Fair. 2nd Place -18 Booster Packs of Pokémon-e TCG: EX Team Magma vs Team Aqua 3rd Place -9 Booster Packs of Pokémon-e TCG: EX Team Magma vs Team Aqua 4th Place -9 Booster Packs of Pokémon-e TCG: EX Team Magma vs Team Aqua 5th through 8th Place -4 Booster Packs of Pokémon-e TCG: EX Team Magma vs Team Aqua Special Side Event We will be holding a SPECIAL FREE side event after the Georgia State Championship is finished, with over three boxes worth of product for each age group. Side Tournaments will start as soon as the main event ends as long as enough people are interested. If you have any questions please feel free to e-mail Heidi at [email protected].