Michigan State Championships March 8 Jackson, MI

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  1. farbsman

    farbsman New Member

    Pokemon State Championships 2007-2008 Jackson, MI

    Date: March 8th 2008

    Registration: 10:00am to 10:45am

    Play begins at: After Registration and Deck Checks are finished

    Cost for main Tournament: FREE!!!!

    Tournament Location:
    Harvest Room at the old Holiday Inn
    2000 Holiday Inn Dr.
    Jackson, MI 49202
    Hotel Phone: 517-783-2681


    All Ages Welcome!! Pokemon Organized Play is featuring three age brackets for the Main Tournament play. The age divisions are as follows: • Junior Division: Born in 1997 or later • Senior Division: Born in 1993, 1994, 1995 or 1996 • Masters Division: Born in 1992 or earlier

    Everyone who signs up for the event will receive a special promo card that is only available at one of these events! These are only while supplies last!!

    Main Tournament Format

    You will need to bring a 60 card deck in order to play in main tournament.
    The tournament will be age-modified swiss and you will be given 30 minutes in order to play each round.

    All 60-card decks must be made to the current Modified Format which consists of cards from the following card sets:

    EX Holon Phantoms
    EX Crystal Guardians
    EX Dragon Frontiers
    EX Power Keepers
    Diamond & Pearl
    Mysterious Treasures
    Secret Wonders
    Great Encounters
    Diamond & Pearl: Trainer Kit
    POP Series Four Promo Cards
    POP Series Five Promo Cards
    POP Series Six Promo Cards
    Black Star Promos 037-041 & DP01 & up

    So what can you earn for winning? Top placers in each age group (see above) will receive the following:

    1st place: ·
    *A Pokémon TCG State/Province/Territory Champion Trophy
    *A $300 travel allowance to attend the Origins International Game Expo and participate in the Pokémon TCG National Championships. This award will be given on-site at the National Championships.
    *Full Show Pass to the Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio, U.S. residents only*
    *36 booster packs of Pokémon TCG
    *Other cool Pokémon Merchandise!

    2nd place:
    *A Pokémon TCG State/Province/Territory 2nd Place Trophy
    *16 booster packs of Pokémon TCG
    *Full Show Pass to the Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio, U.S. residents only*

    3rd place:
    *A Pokémon TCG State/Province/Territory 3rd Place Trophy
    *8 booster packs of Pokémon TCG

    4th place:
    *8 booster packs of Pokémon TCG

    5th & 8th place:
    *4 booster packs of Pokémon TCG


    Location: In Hotel - off Hotel lobby
    Serves: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

    Casual dining at a moderate price. Weekend guests will enjoy a fabulous Sunday brunch. Also registered guests kids eat free from kids' menu when parents eat.

    Poolside Cafe
    Location: In Hotel - Inside our Holidome
    Serves: Dinner

    Opened weekends for those folks who want just a quick, informal meal while watching the kids at the pool. A real kid's favaorite as well!
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2008
  2. larllt

    larllt New Member

    I'll probably be there...
  3. KazamBolt

    KazamBolt Active Member

    I'll be there unless I have band festival.
  4. farbsman

    farbsman New Member

    wow I posted this so early it went off the 30 day thing, so bump....
  5. DreamChaser AJ

    DreamChaser AJ New Member

    You'll prolly see a good amount of Ohio there; there's at least 6 of us coming up from the Akron/Massillon/Canton area.
  6. secretsof2113

    secretsof2113 Moderator Trader Feedback Mod

    Yup, I'll be there. Gotta be able to play in a States, since I'm judging the week before.
  7. evil psyduck

    evil psyduck Moderator Trader Feedback Mod

    Darn it there goes the neighborhood. :lol: Just kidding. Bring a lot of people with you.
  8. farbsman

    farbsman New Member

    If your traveling to this tournament, I recommend a different hotel to stay in.

    The Holiday Inn overnight rooms are being remodeled. Now when I say that I mean they had a roof leak that got repaired, and are now repairing walls ect. So they are completely rippping out drywall and replacing it. The tournament is on the other side of the place, so it doesn't effect us. However, trying to sleep in a room it might.
  9. Darkwalker

    Darkwalker New Member

    With Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois all on March 1st I have a feeling the attendance is going to be huge.
  10. Umbreon777

    Umbreon777 New Member

    Yes, yes it is. Whoever wins MI states is bound to win GL Regionals.
  11. farbsman

    farbsman New Member

    And Regionals should be a lot of fun. Will have the details on that in the next few days. The location has been booked for some time now, but I go to talk to the hotels later this week to see what kind of deals I can get on rooms. Didn't want to post any details till I had all the details, well most of them anyway.

    In case you don't want to wait though, here is the venue:


    And this is next door (as in walk across the small section of land separating them):


    There are 3 brand new hotels nearby (walking distance), rates are really good since it is the off-season in the area. I am gonna see if I can get them lower, and when I am done I will post Regionals details,
  12. Spirit Of Mew

    Spirit Of Mew New Member

    I'll be there.

    So, another Ohian. LOL I hope there's pleanty of seniors.
  13. Naki Feralkin

    Naki Feralkin New Member

    Jacob's trying to go, but his dad's not gonna let him carpool with us out of state, so I dont know how thats gonna work.

    We're looking at a Motel 6 near the Holiday Inn. Pretty cheap rates, especially if you're only planning on staying one day like us.

    We're looking at only 3 max in our car. A couple of my others are poor and can't afford to help the carpool rate. A good amount of Ohio will still be there.
  14. Spirit Of Mew

    Spirit Of Mew New Member

    Hopefully after winning 5 cities I'll be able to do well here. Or I'll get squashed like a pumpkin. Either way is good for me.
  15. KazamBolt

    KazamBolt Active Member

    I will for sure be there but band festival is the weekend before so that's all.
  16. Spirit Of Mew

    Spirit Of Mew New Member

    That kinda stinks.
  17. KazamBolt

    KazamBolt Active Member

    Well, I doubt my dad would bring me to Ohio...
  18. Spirit Of Mew

    Spirit Of Mew New Member

    LOL yeah I have to bribe my Dad by paying for hotel rooms.
  19. farbsman

    farbsman New Member

    There is also a Hampton inn nearby, once again, don't stay at the hotel formally known as the holiday inn..

    To explain this..

    The hotel is changing names in the next few weeks, so if you get on the holiday inn website you can't find it. The change to Clarion isn't done, so you can't do it there either. So if for some unseen reason you want to stay at the hotel you have to call the number above.
  20. Spirit Of Mew

    Spirit Of Mew New Member

    That's weird, and it has to be anoying. Well I still be there no matter what.

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