St. Louis, Missouri Regionals

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  1. meganium45

    meganium45 Active Member

    St. Louis Regionals will be April 12, 2008 at the MILLS MALL in Hazelwood, MO (North Suburb of St. Louis)

    ** USE ENTRANCE #1 Between Books a Million and Cabela*

    EASY directions to get there - Highway 270 North to Highway 370, get off a the FIRST EXIT North on Hwy 370 - St. Louis Mills !

    To get to the event, enter either mall entrance 1 or 6 - there will be indicators on where to go from there!

    More directions to follow!!

    OK, now that we are a bit closer, time for me to start the "hype" thread.

    Regionals 2008 – Mills Mall, St. Louis Missouri

    Come one, come all to the biggest Pokemon Festival in the Midwest!

    When – Saturday April 12th, 2008

    Registration begins at 9:00 am. First round will start at about 10:30, giving you PLENTY of time to enjoy the games and events outside of the main event! The Side events will be LIVE during lunch as well!

    First – we are having a MAIN EVENT tournament where we players will be playing in one of three divisions – Junior Division (Born 1997 or later); Senior Division (Born 1996, 1995, 1994 or 1993) and Masters Division (born 1992 or earlier!)

    The first 250 entrants will receive the Regionals Promo Card and a Badge for Playing in the Event!

    The first 100 entrants will receive one of 7 Pokemon Level X Cards (Darkrai, Palkia, Diagla, Lucario, Infernape, Emploeon, Torterra) as randomly determined.

    The next 100 entrants will receive a set of Pokemon Sleeves and a Deckbox.

    Everyone who brings a new player to play will receive a free pack of cards, and a pack of cards for the new player!

    The first 50 new players who show up will receive a FREE theme deck as well as a Pokemon Tin containing a set of sleeves and a deck box to keep their deck in! A GREAT starter set for a new player! If the new player comes ready to play, with their own deck, they can get 2 packs of cards instead of the theme deck!

    Empty Pokemon Tins will be available for ALL who want them to keep and store their pokemon cards and supplies!!!

    League Leader Bonus!

    Any League Leader who brings 15 or more players to this event will get a FREE sealed BOX of Pokemon Cards! WOW!!!

    For the MAIN EVENT!!!

    The WINNER of each division will receive:
    • A Pokémon TCG Regional Championships 1st Place Trophy
    • A Travel Award for the winner (including a parent or legal guardian for players under 18), U.S. residents only, to the 2008 U.S. National Championships at the Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio! (Visit www.originsgames.com for more information)*
    • A scholarship award worth $1500
    • Full Show Pass to the Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio.
    • A reserved event ticket for the U.S. National Championships (player must complete and return Origins Pre-Registration form)
    • A combination of 36 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions
    • Other cool Pokémon merchandise
    2nd Place
    • A Pokémon TCG Regional Championships 2nd Place Trophy
    • Full Show Pass to the Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio, U.S. residents only *
    • A reserved event ticket for the U.S. National Championships (player must complete and return Origins Pre-Registration form)
    • A scholarship award worth $1000 (Click here for scholarship details and restrictions).
    • A combination of 36 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions
    3rd and 4th Place
    • A Pokémon TCG Regional Championships 3rd or 4th Place trophy
    • A combination of 36 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions
    5th Place through 8th Place
    • A combination of 18 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions
    9th through 16th Place
    • A combination of 9 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions

    For players in the Main Event….we have a lot of fun bonus activities going on…which include…
    Trivia Contests….Pokemon CAKEWALK…Art Contest…Pokeball DODGEBALL…
    Pokemon Catch ‘em all Carnival Game…Rochester Drafts….Unlimited Challenge…Team Battles…

    There are PRIZES for ALL these SIDE events!!! Only Charging for the DRAFTS!

    There will be Promotions for food and other deals through the Mills Mall which will be given out as a special discount flier to players registering at the event!

    The Pokemon Mills is THE kid-friendly mall in the St. Louis area!

    This is going to be the PERFECT Pokemon event for the Master Trainer, and for those just getting started with Pokemon, and for those who play for the sheer joy of Pokemon!

    ART CONTEST DETAILS!!!

    There will be 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes for each of 3 age divisions in the Art Contest.

    Submissions must be turned in by the end of lunch to the Art Contest Coordinator (Side Events Coordinator will have a place posted for submissions near the art area).

    All submissions are the property of Meganium45, and can be used in photos, and other reporting and promotion of this and future Regional Events.

    If you REALLY want your art back, let me know and it will be arranged. I do get to take photos ahead of your reclamation of your art project.

    Original artwork only. Photos of art, or other reproductions of entries are not allowed.

    There is no limit as to medium. Art entries can be in the form of sculpture, pen and ink, color, pastel, ice sculpture, ice cream sculpture, but should be limited to one page or canvas. No books, or multi-page entries will be considered, except we will consider one page of a multi-page entry as specified by the entrant.

    Judging will be done by the event staff, and other members which we choose to involve in the judging.

    Prizes are cool, but the eternal glory is even better!

    Pokemon Cakewalk!!!

    Another COMEBACK from Previous Regionals!!!

    The Rockford people last year remember this!!!

    FREE!

    My side events Coordinator, Melissa 10e will be putting on one of the BEST shows every of Pokemon Cake and Cupcake celebrations!

    Come win dessert for your lunch, and afternoon snack, and other great treats!

    This is NOT to be missed!

    If I post one of my side events every day leading up to the event, we may just get one a day!!!

    WOW!

    Talk to you all soon!!!

    The Trivia Contest!!!

    You have seen me do these before...

    You get a sheet of 15 or so Pokemon Questions...

    You have to answer/guess at them all.

    If you get them ALL right, you could be in a 3 question playoff for the title. (We always end up in a Playoff)

    Multiple Prizes over multiple age groups here!

    The questions are limited to - Card Trivia (all sets)...Cartoon Show Trivia (yeah, you watch it!)...Pokemon Movie Trivia (some of my favorite moments!!)...Pokemon "Worlds" History (which begins in 2004 in my book)...Pokemon Champions...Pokemon Badges...(Sorry, no video game questions...those are too tough with all the SHARKED games around)

    The CONCRETE SQUIRTLE from the Fan Appreciation Tourney in 2002 will be making an appearance at the Regional too!!!

    Vince

    See you ALL THERE!
     
    Last edited: Apr 8, 2008
  2. Spoinx

    Spoinx New Member

    yeah mayn I think some peeps finna be jumping 20 feet off once I get done wit them...I might even might make it maybe up to this here regional.
     
  3. bullados

    bullados <a href="http://pokegym.net/forums/showthread.php?

    Are there any sort of hotel deals that you could find, Vince?

    Right now, I'm about 50/50 on where I want to be, either here or the Dells. It largely depends on where I can get a Staff position and which place is cheaper for a couple nights stay...
     
  4. meganium45

    meganium45 Active Member

    Those interested in staffing please PM me on the 'gym.

    It is the best, and most effective way to get a hold of me.

    I am looking not only for judges, but for parents who will "be there anyway" to help with things like the Art Contest, the Trivia contest, score running, organizing and the like.

    Just PM me on what you would like me to do. Hey Melissa, this year I have put CAKEWALK into my budget...you don't have to bake for free anymore!!! (for those of you named Melissa, and who have baked for free at a lot of my previous events, and are simply, cool people)

    Vince
     
  5. Tank68

    Tank68 New Member

    DUDE!! You know were SOOOO THERE!
    And my baking, dude!! You know I SOOOO LUV IT! ITS HOT!! LOL
    Oh, & just another added bonus to the list of things, Im going to make some really cool postcards as a Souvy! Ive been working on them & still cant decided just how I want them, except to BE PERFECT...lol

    I say with Regs in April roughly right?? That we plan a Reg Staff "MEETING" at Incredible Pizza, what do you say Master Vince? I can hook it all up as you know I can plan things!! Not that you cant but...:lol: So you look at you Calendar now for an open date, send it my way & be ready to show up! I will take care of everything else! In case you have not been here or heard of it, here ya go...ITS A VERY LARGE PLACE.... http://www.ipcstlouis.com/

    Let me know, & you can count on the 10e Possie to REPRESENT!! :thumb:

    Im soooo excited! This is going to be awesome!


    ~Melissa~
     
  6. meganium45

    meganium45 Active Member

    Melissa, I think holding a staff meeting at IPC with any of the area staff would be cool.

    I would also be looking at holding such a meeting at the space of the event in the Mills so that all can get acquainted with the space.

    I am going to do a "Set up Night" on Friday April 11th where we will have pizza and staff prizes where we will come in for some early set up for the Regionals. I am considering a "staff draft" that night for anyone who is in town. We will see.

    Given that we are having staff from Sedalia, Tennessee, Kansas and all over the big planet, not all will be able to attend, but it might be a great excuse just to reenergize and plan the month before the event!

    I like the idea.

    Let's look at doing it after States on March 8th, maybe the Friday the 14th of March..

    GREAT idea!

    Vince
     
  7. kristi

    kristi New Member

    me and the other memphis peeps will be there.
     
  8. meganium45

    meganium45 Active Member

    TN will be in the HOUSE!

    Allright!

    Many more details to follow, we have a LOT of cool stuff planned.

    Face painting anyone? It could happen!

    Vince
     
  9. Tank68

    Tank68 New Member

    Well that was just an excuse Vince...lol You cought me! We like that place alot!

    You know we will all be at the pre-set up event. Thats a good idea & glad you mentioned it as our calander is filling up rather quickly!


    ~Melissa~
     
  10. Chairman Kaga

    Chairman Kaga Active Member

  11. Prof Clay

    Prof Clay New Member

    I'll be there with my entourage...Memphis's finest. I'll be judging of course!! I'm bringing my broom in case we have to declare shenanigans!!!
     
  12. Lugias_Realm

    Lugias_Realm New Member

    Vince, any problem if the Valley of the Sun comes out your way? Texas Regionals last year with Cookie, so why not St.Louis this year
     
  13. meganium45

    meganium45 Active Member

    Aw, yea....

    LR comin on down (or up, I dunno)...bring the WHOLE VALLEY mate!

    We are going to have some of the famous judges in the room.....

    Get your buddy Ken to come....and WOW....

    Vince
     
  14. Riq

    Riq New Member

    IM THERE IF EVERYTHING GOES GOOD :cool:
     
  15. meganium45

    meganium45 Active Member

    First Wave of Door Prizes is IN!!!

    I am planning on giving away no less than 100 Door prizes.

    Minimum door Prize will be a Level X card!

    This is above the "Everyone gets a figure" and other promotions you have seen in the past!

    I currently have over 60 Pokemon Level Xs dedicated to this cause...and we will have a TON more by the time the party starts!

    I am striving to say a Pokemon Level X for the first 100 people, but we are not there yet, so they are still door prizes!

    WOW.

    On we go!

    Vince
     
  16. mewlover777

    mewlover777 New Member

    Which lv X??
     
  17. meganium45

    meganium45 Active Member

    I don't want to count my chickens...but there could be 6 different level Xs available, one of which rhymes with Markrai!

    Vince
     
  18. DarkJake

    DarkJake New Member


    Oh boy I can't wait to win that Barkrai Lv. X!
     
  19. meganium45

    meganium45 Active Member

    Early Scheduling Note.

    Due to the amount of people that are projected to be there, I anticipate Registration taking a bit longer than usual.

    For that reason, and to keep everyone from starving, we are going to do registration, play one round, and then break for a 45 minute lunch break.

    There will be activities going on at lunch, ganes, trivia, art contest and the like, but I have found in these larger events, the bigger they are, the later lunch gets, which is not fair for the little guys.

    Vince
     
  20. Vegeta ss4

    Vegeta ss4 Iron Chef Leader

    Vince, you should order like 80 boxes of pizzas and then sell them a dollar a per slice, or something like that.
     

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