Midwest Regional Championship Weekend Pokemon Video Game Regional Championships DATE April 13, 2014 TIME Doors will open on Sunday and Player Check-in begins at 9:00 AM and will close at 10:30 AM for all Masters (15+). Juniors (10-) and Seniors (11-14) Registration will begin at 10:30am and will complete at 12:00pm. This will be strictly enforced. If you are late you will not be allowed to enter in the VGC Championship. All players MUST, MUST, MUST register online PRIOR to the event date. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE VIDEO GAME Tournament will start shortly after all players are checked-in. Tournament schedule will ideally follow the one posted below... Sunday Masters VG Schedule • 9:00-10:30 Masters Registration • 10:40 Masters Roster Posted • 10:50 Masters Pairings Posted • 10:55 Announcements • 11:00-11:15 Masters Round 1 • 11:30-11:45 Masters Round 2 • LUNCH till 1:00 • 1:00-1:15 Masters Round 3 • 1:30-1:45 Masters Round 4 • 2:00-2:15 Masters Round 5 • 2:30-2:45 Masters Round 6 • 3:00-3:15 Masters Round 7 • 3:30-3:45 Masters Round 8 The schedule above is ideal. We will attempt to follow it as closely as possible. Sunday ~JR/SR~ VG Schedule • 10:30-12:00 JR/SR Registration • 12:30 JR/SR Roster Posted • 12:50 JR/SR Pairings Posted • 12:55 Announcements • 1:00-1:15 JR/SR Round 1 • 1:30-1:45 JR/SR Round 2 • 2:00-2:15 JR/SR Round 3 • 2:30-2:45 JR/SR Round 4 • 3:00-3:15 JR/SR Round 5 • 3:30-3:45 JR/SR Round 6 Sunday ~VG~ Top Cut Schedule • 4:00 All Ages Top 8 Begin • 5:00 All Ages Top 4 Begin • 6:00 All Ages Top 2 Begin • 7:00 Closing Ceremonies Keep in mind this is an ideal Event schedule. We will do our best to ensure it stays on schedule. The Registration times will not change.... LOCATION Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center One John Nolen Drive Madison, WI. 53703 http://www.mononaterrace.com/ DIRECTIONS We recommend using Google Maps for directions to this location. TOURNAMENT FORMAT For complete VGC event rules CLICK HERE!!! Double Battle is the standard format style for PLAY! Pokémon video game events. This is the format that will be used at Spring Regionals. o Only Pokémon X and Pokémon Y Game Cards or downloadable versions are permitted for use. o Players may only use Pokémon from the Central Kalos Pokédex from #001 to #150, Coastal Kalos Pokédex from #001 to #153, or Mountain Kalos Pokédex from #001 to #147. o Pokémon must be placed in the Battle Box. o Pokémon are allowed to Mega Evolve. o Pokémon above Level 50 are permitted, but they are auto-leveled down to 50 for the duration of battle. o Players may use Pokémon with Hidden Abilities. o Players may use items that have been officially released via Pokémon X, Pokémon Y, the Pokémon Global Link, or an official event or promotion. ENTRY FEE Juniors – (Born in 2003 or later) – FREE Seniors – (Born in 1999 to 2002) - FREE Masters – (Born in 1998 and earlier) - FREE All Players will be entered into random door prize raffles just for signing up! PRIZES Each Regional Championship will have the following prizes for each age division: 1st Place • A Pokémon VG Regional Championships 1st Place award • A Nintendo 3DS system • A combination of 72 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions • 120 Championship Points 2nd Place • A Pokémon VG Regional Championships 2nd Place award • A combination of 72 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions • 110 Championship Points 3rd and 4th Place • A Pokémon VG Regional Championships 3rd or 4th Place award • A combination of 36 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions • 90 Championship Points 5th Place through 8th Place • A combination of 18 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions • 70 Championship Points 9th Place through 16th Place • A combination of 9 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions • 50 Championship Points 17th Place through 32nd Place • 30 Championship Points (if division attendance is 64 or greater) 33rd Place through 64th Place • 10 Championship Points (if division attendance is 128 or greater) 65th Place through 128th Place • 5 Championship Points (if division attendance is 256 or greater) Hotel Accommodations The Madison Monona Terrace is connected to the venue. This hotel is just minutes away from the actual event. We will be working with the Hilton to set aside a block of rooms at a discounted price for this event. Check back here frequently for further details. You can book rooms using information below..... RESERVATIONS: Toll Free Phone Number: 1-866-403-8838 or 414-935-5941 Group Name: Pokemon Regional Competition - 2014 Group Code: POKE Cut Off Date: March 12, 2014 Rooms not reserved by the above cutoff date will be released and sold at a higher rate. The Hilton has also created a secure and private reservation website personalized for your group. Please see the link listed below: http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/M/MSNMHHF-POKE-20140411/index.jhtml CANCELLATION POLICY: 48-hr cancellation policy. Late cancels or “no shows” will be charged one night’s room and tax. No show reservations are released and are not automatically reinstated Madison Monona Terrace 9 East Wilson Street Madison, Wi. 53703 608.225.5100 Hotel Website Kiddie Corner There will be several smaller events such as, coloring contest, guess how many, drawing contest, etc... available for all to win additional prizes. Camille Peltier-Robson will have all sorts of things planned for this event. I would be willing to bet she will also have a few of her custom hats!!! TRADING While trading is fine, please note that buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s), or soliciting to do so elsewhere, is strictly forbidden at this event. Failure to obey this rule may result in both the buyer and the seller being removed from the event, and banned from attending future events. Top Cut Comics also reserves the right to limit the amount of space being occupied by any one individual while trading, and does not allow the use of suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. to be used for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock. We need to be considerate of all those around us. MORE INFORMATION Players who want specific information can contact us at [email protected] All information is subject to change. Please send me a PM with any corrections needed to this post!