Ok people its the announcement you have wanted and it's now here first and official
AUSTRALIAN POKEMON NATIONALS
Venue: St Leos College. College Road St Lucia QUEENSLAND
Date: Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th June 2012
Time: 9am (maybe subject to change closer to the event)
Format: Modified Constructed, 60 card deck with cards legal in the current format. (HeartGold SoulSilver through B/W Dark Explorers)
What to bring: POP ID, 60 card deck made from cards in the current format, decklist, dice/damage counters to mark Damage, at least 1 clear dice to roll or non-bias coin for flipping. status markers (burn, poison, paralyze) if your deck induces those status conditions. And most importantly a great attitude!
Please note, if you do not have a POP ID you can get 1 on the day
Side Events: TBA
Please note. Nationals is a 2 day event with the swiss rounds on day 1 and the top cut on day 2. Never despair if you don't make the top cut. There will be side events running on the second day so everyone can still be involved and share the excitement that is Nationals.
Link of school
A Google map
If anyone has any questions, queries or comments about Nats this thread is the place for it.
NATIONALS EVENT SCHEDULE
DAY 1 SATURDAY 23RD JUNE
9.00am- 9.45am: Player Registration and Player’s Meeting.
PLAYERS ENROLLING LATER THAN 9.45 WILL RECEIVE A FIRST ROUND LOSS!
10.00am: Round 1 begins
11.00am: Round 2 begins
12.00pm: Round 3 begins (Announce Lunch Break at the Start of Round 3.)
(12.45 – 1.25) Lunch break
1.30pm: Round 4 begins
2.30pm: Round 5 begins
3.30pm: Round 6 begins.
4.30pm: Scheduled finish time for Day 1. Announce Player List for Day 2 and award prizes to non-finalists.
DAY 2 SUNDAY 24TH JUNE
10.00am: Start the first of the side events
10.30am: Arrival time for Top Cut players.
10.45am-10.55am: Player’s meeting
11.00am: Start of the Quarterfinals (semifinals if a Top 4)
12pm: Start of Semi-Finals (Final if age group was a Top 4)
1pm: Start of Finals
2pm: Award ceremony for winning players. Trophies and prizes handed out
a note to all that there will no longer be a scholarship award associated with nationals prizes!
1st 2 Displays Dark Explorers (72 Boosters)
Travel Award and Worlds Invite
2nd 1 Display Dark Explorers (36 Boosters)
3rd - 4th 1/2 Display Dark Explorers (18 Boosters)
5th-8th 1/4 Display Dark Explorers (9 Boosters)
SIDE EVENTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ONCE FINALIZED