WA State Pokemon Triathlon

Discussion in 'Local Tournaments' started by Psyducky, Feb 18, 2008.

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  1. Psyducky

    Psyducky New Member

    Join Us For pokeMATHter’s First Annual​

    March Mathness Pokémon Triathlon​

    The most fun you can have with Pokémon—three tournaments in one! It’s the first ever Pokémon Triathlon and it’s time to prove you are the best All-Around Pokémon Trainer.

    Date: Saturday, March 29

    Place: Nelson House, 1517 12th St NE, Auburn, WA 98002

    Time: Registration starts at 1:30, tournament starts at 2:30. Tournament will end around 9PM.

    Admission: $[square root of 9] per player and a potluck item per family (Admission pays for the trophies and door prizes.)

    The Details​

    Round 1: Pokémon Trading Card Game Event. Bring a 40 card deck that has only grass type Pokémon and is in the modified format. (4 Prizes) See www.go-pokemon.com for information on building a modified deck.

    Round 2: Pokémon Battle Revolution Video Game Event. Bring a team of 5 different Pokémon in your Pokémon Diamond or Pokémon Pearl. We will battle two on two. No duplicate Pokémon. Can only use 1 Legendary. Don’t even think about using Game-Sharked Pokemon! Shaymin, Darkrai, & Arceus are not allowed. Pokémon Revolution will change all Pokémon into level 50 Pokémon for the battles. (5 Pokémon)

    Round 3: Pokémon Trading Figure Event. Bring a team of 6 figures and 3 trainer cards. No duplicate Pokémon. We will be playing the full version of the game. (6 Figures)

    Players can sign up for one, two or all three events. Awards will be given for All-Around winners and First Place in each category. Players will only play within their age bracket (Junior, Senior and Masters). Each round will be made up of three Swiss matches.

    Don’t live in the immediate area? Let us know ahead of time and we’ll put you up for the night!

    This tournament is unsanctioned.​

    4 prizes + a team of 5 + 6 trading figures = A whole lot of fun!

    Contact David or Niki for more information: 253-833-5854 or [email protected]
    Last edited: Feb 19, 2008
  2. The_Lurb

    The_Lurb New Member

    Sounds like fun, I might try to come down just for the TCG part of it. :)
  3. puyallup_phantom

    puyallup_phantom New Member

    What list are we consulting for the "Legendaries?" I'm figuring the list Oregon uses for their DS tournaments is the list that is going to be used, but would like some confirmation...
  4. Pokeplayer

    Pokeplayer New Member

    What a blast!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  5. Articjedi

    Articjedi Active Member

    Sakuracon is the same weekend!!!! UGH!!!!!!!!!!!
  6. pokeMATHter

    pokeMATHter Active Member

    Ooh, tough choice. Our tournament or young women wandering around in those Anime Costumes...

    Back to back posts merged. The following information has been added:

    The Oregon list looks good. Do you have any suggested additions or deletions?
    Last edited: Feb 18, 2008
  7. psychicmaniac

    psychicmaniac New Member

    Sorry David, maybe someone can bring you a sovenier figurine or something/someone from the convention...
  8. Articjedi

    Articjedi Active Member

    Well, here's the problem. Since con is the same weekend, it also means the following people aren't showing either. I'm just wondering how the turnout is going to be without these players.

    The Andersons
  9. Psyducky

    Psyducky New Member

    (In my memory, Ross has never made it to a Water or Psychic Gym at our house.:nonono:)

    The rest will be missed, but our schedule doesn't allow us to change the weekend for this year. How many of the above listed play all three games? Maybe half, maybe fewer. This really is an event that covers cards, figures and the video games.

    Maybe some newer players will benefit from Paul and Henry not being around...::tongue:
  10. puyallup_phantom

    puyallup_phantom New Member

    I'll be there...but what happens if I'm the only Masters player?
  11. psychicmaniac

    psychicmaniac New Member

    Wow! How to turn a new, probably fun event into a popularity contest. I know those who come will have a great time and that is pretty much all that counts. If those of you who cannot schedule a small amount of time out of your oh so busy lives, oh well!
  12. pokeMATHter

    pokeMATHter Active Member

    I guess you will win the trophy. I'd also put the probability that you would be the only Masters player present somewhere between 0.000000000000000000001 and 0.
  13. JandPDS

    JandPDS New Member

    Fantastic Idea, I am sure it will be a blast. Hopefully there will be a 2nd Triathlon next year.
  14. Articjedi

    Articjedi Active Member

    Yah, one not during the convention. Though young girls in anime costumes sounds fun =D.
  15. The Ralts

    The Ralts New Member

    uhhh....i have a couple questions.

    we can use duplicate items right?
    and....do we have 6 pokèmanz in our party and then choose 5 to use for that match? or do we just have 5 in our party from the beginning?

    oh, and can we switch items/pokèmanz between matches?

    edit: now that i have asked all of this, is there more than one match for the PBR?
  16. pokeMATHter

    pokeMATHter Active Member

    You cannot use duplicate items.

    You get to have 6 pokemon in your party and you choose 5 of them to use in the match.

    You can swap items between the 6 pokemon in your party - but you cannot bring in new items. You must use the same 6 pokemon and the same 6 item for all three matches.

    Everyone will play 3 matches of the video game, 3 matchs of the trading figure game and 3 matches of the trading card game.
  17. The Ralts

    The Ralts New Member

    okey dokey.
  18. HoennAsh

    HoennAsh New Member

    I wish I could attend this triathlon but I will be at Sakuracon. I would have done all 3 events, well at least the trading card game and pokemon battle revolution events. I would need to buy the figures for the 3rd event. I'll attend this triathlon next year as long it doesn't conflict my schedule! For everyone attending, good luck and have fun!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  19. JandPDS

    JandPDS New Member

    Remember there is Pokemon at Sakura-con

    On Saturday, March 29th there will be two Pokemon TCG events. At 9:00 am is the Unlimited 60 card constructed tournement. That is free (You still need to buy a badge for entry into Sakura-con) Then at noon is a 40 card sealed booster card event that is $20.00 for 6 packs.
  20. The_Lurb

    The_Lurb New Member

    Do you know if theres any prizes for either of those?

    I'm not going to be able to make the triathlon because of Sakuracon to:(

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