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Bullados
January 10th, 2004, 07:50 PM
I would like to invite everyone from Chicago, Indiana, Wisconsin, St. Louis, Michigan and all of the other surrounding states to come and participate in this event, Lets make this the biggest Pokemon Event in recent months.

Windy City Comics
4051 N Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641
(773) 481-0717

February 14, 2004 Valentines Day

Cost: TBA

Store will be open at 11am and tournament will start at 12pm

The format for this event is modified constructed. Bring your best deck & be prepared to play.
This is a age modified swiss event with all players in the tournament and using the latest Pokemon rules.

The prize breakdown is as follows:

For each age group -

1st place get 1 box, (36 packs) of Pokemon-e Booster packs, a special City Championship Medallion and a special VIP package when they attend the STATE championship tournament in April.

2nd place gets 1/2 box, (18 packs) of Pokemon-e Booster packs

3rd & 4th place get 1/4 box, (9 packs) each of Pokemon-e Booster packs.

There will also be lots of other prizes to be given away during the event as well. More on that later.

I look forward to seeing you there. Let's make this the largest turnout yet for Pokemon.

Email me at [email protected] with ???'s

This was from Pokedok of the Pokegym forums. I hope that everyone from the Chicagoland area will be there.

SilvMew2
January 12th, 2004, 08:43 PM
is there a limit to what you can have in a deck?

Bullados
January 13th, 2004, 05:55 AM
Modified format. Any cards from Expedition, Aquapolis, Skyridge, Ruby and Saphire, Sandstorm, Dragons, and Nintendo Promos (currently 001-016). Normal deck restrictions apply.

SilvMew2
January 13th, 2004, 08:53 AM
can you direct me to these restrictions?

marril2k
January 13th, 2004, 12:41 PM
Rules reguarding the Modified format can be found in the Pokemon Organized Play Floor Rules (http://op.pokemon-tcg.com/tournaments/pdfs/Pokemon%20Organized%20Play%20Floor%20Rules.pdf) (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to view). Basically this is the Modified Format:

Modified Constructed Deck Format
Modified decks may include cards from the following Pokmon trading card game sets:
Expedition expansion
Aquapolis expansion
Skyridge expansion
EX Ruby & Sapphire expansion
EX Sandstorm expansion
EX Dragon expansion
Any new post-EX Dragon expansion
Promotional cards numbered 001 and higher
With the exception of basic Energy cards and previously printed cards that appear in current sets, players may not use cards from older Pokmon sets. New sets are allowed as soon as the product has been released.

The Modified format isn't a madatory way to play, it is only one of the sanctionable formats for official tournaments. If your talking about the normal deck restrictions (60-cards, no more, no less; no more than 4 of any same card title, etc.) that information can be found on page 15 of the EX: Dragon rule book. Hope this helps,

-marril