Game Cafe - VG Tournament Date: Saturday, March 24th, 2012 Time: Registration 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Entry Fee: $5 Location: https://www.pokemon.com/us/account/play-pokemon-tournaments/12-03-000140/ Game Cafe 107 West Lexington Independence, Missouri 64050 This is a Swiss style tournament using VGC 2012 rules. I have also confirmed that players will receive Play! Points for their participation in this event. This is an excellent opportunity to practice before Regionals. The following information below is from the organizer: Hide (Move your mouse to the hide area to reveal the content) Show Hide Hide Hide We will be playing Swiss rounds, based on number attendance will determine if best out of three or single per Swiss round. Registration will start at 2:00pm. $5.00 entry fee; every player will receive a booster pack of set choice. Prize rewards will be based on number of participation; winners will be able to choose winnings from there set of choice. When building a team for a PLAY! Pokémon tournament, all players must adhere to these standard construction rules. · A player’s team cannotcontain two Pokémon with the same Pokédex number · Each Pokémon on aplayer’s team can hold an item, though no two Pokémon may hold the same item · A player’s team cannotcontain two Pokémon with the same nickname · A player’s team cannotcontain a Pokémon nicknamed with the name of another Pokémon (for example, anUnfezant named “Pidove”) · Pokémon may only usemoves that have been learned through one of the following methods: o By leveling up o By TM or HM o As an Egg move,through breeding o From a character inthe game o A move already knownby a Pokémon received at an official Pokémon event or promotion The Modified format is the standard tournament format for PLAY! Pokémon video game events. This format will be used at all premier events unless specified otherwise. The Modified format for the 2011–2012 season will use the following restrictions: · Only Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version Game Cards are permitted for use. · Players may usePokémon from the National Pokédex, from No. 001–646, that are caught in the game, transferred from a previous Pokémon title, or received at an official event or distribution · The following Pokémon may not be on a player’s team: o 150 – Mewtwo o 151 – Mew o 249 – Lugia o 250 – Ho-Oh o 251 – Celebi o 382 – Kyogre o 383 – Groudon o 384 – Rayquaza o 385 – Jirachi o 386 – Deoxys o 483 – Dialga o 484 – Palkia o 487 – Giratina o 489 – Phione o 490 – Manaphy o 491 – Darkrai o 492 – Shaymin o 493 – Arceus o 494 – Victini o 643 – Reshiram o 644 – Zekrom o 646 – Kyurem · Pokémon must be placed in the Battle Box. · Pokémon above level 50 are permitted, but they are auto-leveled down to 50 for the duration of battle. · Players may use Pokémon with Hidden Abilities that have been officially released via Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version, the Pokémon Global Link, or an official event or promotion. · Pokémon may not know the moves Sky Drop or Dark Void. · The Wonder Launcher cannot be used during battle. Hacked Pokémon or hacked moves/abilities will not be allowed.