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VGC '12 Southern California Regional - Long Beach, CA - WON BY TheCalmSnivy

Discussion in 'VGC' started by makiri, Oct 14, 2011.

  1. makiri

    makiri My vast and supreme will shall be done!
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    Long Beach Convention Center [ Map ]
    300 E. Ocean Blvd.
    Long Beach, CA 90802​

    Juniors/Seniors Registration: 8:00-9:45 AM
    Masters Registration: 8:00-9:45 AM

    For the first time, Pokémon is combining their Trading Card and Video Game Regionals for one incredible event! The SoCal Regional, located at the Long Beach Convention Center is a new location for Video Game players. With a new tournament format, everyone gets to play and no one gets eliminated, so come join some of the toughest and most skilled trainers in the region at the 2012 Pokémon VGC SoCal Regional.

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    Information:
    1. Regionals has now become a 2 day event. The first day is for the card game, and the 2nd is for the video game.
    2. The tournament will not be single elimination anymore. Matches for tournaments are set up using the Swiss Pairing Method. In this method, all players in a tournament play in each round against an opponent with a similar win/loss record. Players are not paired against opponents they have previously played. You are paired with a random opponent through the computer that has the same record as you.
    3. There will be no Top Cut. This means that results will be based off of Swiss standings. Tiebreakers (your opponent's win %) will be used to determine placing.
    Prizes:
    All participants will receive 5 Play! Points, and a Pokémon Regional Championships promo card (while supplies last), just for playing!

    1st Place
    • A Pokémon Video Game Regional Championships 1st Place medal
    • A Travel Award for the winner (including a parent or legal guardian for players under 18) to the 2011 Pokémon Video Game U.S. National Championships at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana, OR the 2011 Pokémon Video Game Canada National Championships in Toronto, ON.*
    • A first- and second-round bye at the 2012 Pokémon Video Game U.S. National Championships**
    • Additional Pokémon-themed items
    • 10 Championship Points
    2nd Place
    • A Pokémon Video Game Regional Championships 2nd Place medal
    • A $300 travel allowance (including an additional $300 travel allowance for players under 18) to participate in the 2011 Pokémon Video Game U.S. National Championships at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana, OR the 2011 Pokémon Video Game Canada National Championships in Toronto, ON.*
    • A first- and second-round bye at the 2012 Pokémon Video Game U.S. National Championships**
    • Additional Pokémon-themed items
    • 8 Championship Points
    3rd & 4th Place
    • A Pokémon Video Game Regional Championships 3rd or 4th Place medal
    • A $300 travel allowance (including an additional $300 travel allowance for players under 18) to participate in the 2011 Pokémon Video Game U.S. National Championships at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana, OR the 2011 Pokémon Video Game Canada National Championships in Toronto, ON.*
    • Additional Pokémon-themed items
    • 6 Championship Points
    5th through 36th will all earn championship points based on attendance, but these points do not affect us this year.

    Attending
    Masters Division
    Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho- five-time Ultimate Smackdown Wrestling champion and porn superstar
    Huy- 2009 San Fran Regional Winner, 2 time worlds participant
    voodoo pimp- voodoooooooooooo pimp!
    Supe- Mexican bad at soccer
    DoubleJG
    DEZTROYA
    Age of Kings
    religiousjedi

    Senior Division
    TheCalmSnivy
    Kamz- 2011 VGC World Champ, maybe
    kingofkongs
    V17
    maski

    You can pre-register for the VGC now!!

    http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2482711858

    Click the link, register, print your ticket and bring it to the tournament. You must have a player ID for this though, so be sure to get one from Pokemon.com (Details here)
  2. Huy

    Huy INSTANT BALLS
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    SoCal more like So What? Cal

    [posting so the long obnoxious name isn't on the list]
  3. gec

    gec i've been crawling through the falling
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    I'll be attending, driving up with my good friend Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho.
  4. voodoo pimp

    voodoo pimp Apply directly to the forehead
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    I'll be there, assuming I can get a ride or I manage to find some money.
  5. TheCalmSnivy

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    Gonna be there
    in for seniors divison
  6. Supe

    Supe would you suck the poison out

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    Yea son! We goin' to Roscoe's after winning this thing! Chuuuurch!!

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  7. kamz

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    35% of me coming. Probably not.
  8. kingofmars

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    Going to this for sure, seniors.
  9. DoubleJG

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    Finally, a VGC that I can actually participate in. I'll be there for the Master's Division. I'm glad to see that this tournament isn't elimination. That would suck for those of us who have to travel.

    Also, any idea when the start time is going to be?
  10. DEZTROYA

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    Going for sure since the event is like two blocks from where I live yahoo walking FTW!
  11. Tyler

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    My mate CRAAAAAAAAAB and I are coming to this to back up our mate Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho.
  12. Cybertron

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  13. kingofmars

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  14. Age of Kings

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    I would show up if I could get a ride down there. D;
  15. hoiboy

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    Can't make it from NorCal, not to mention I killed my DS doing a case swap and still haven't fixed it.
  16. religiousjedi

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    Guess I can't sweep undetected...

    Masters Division for this old guy!
  17. V17

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    Ill be there, since its in my hometown. Hopefully i can make my last year in seniors count.
  18. Ramen King

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    Having never done one of these before, all I would have to do is show up and leave a trail of decimated trainers to the championship? No city/town/village local tournaments? Sounds kind of nice.
  19. Huy

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    Except California is one of the most stacked competitions. Good luck ;[
  20. DoubleJG

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    Have you ever encountered someone using a "non-competitive" or story team at a VGC tournament?
  21. Huy

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    Plenty. I'm working on an Ash team atm.
  22. DoubleJG

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    Based on your signature, I'm expecting to see a Tauros in the lineup.
  23. lilchiz34

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    how do i become qualified to enter?
  24. Superpokemon67

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    All you do is show up with a legal team. You don't have to call in advance, or reserve a spot or anything. Just show up.
  25. lilchiz34

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    k thanks a lot, lookin forward to it

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