2016 Midseason Showdown

Date: March 20, 2016
Registration: 9:00am to 10:00am (Registration times subject to change)
Format: Best of 3 Swiss followed by Best of 3 Top Cut
Location: APA Hotel Woodbridge – 120 Wood Avenue South, Iselin, NJ 08830 (http://www.apahotelwoodbridge.com/default-en.html)

The Hotel will have a set number of rooms on hold for anyone coming in from out of town. The block is for Saturday and Sunday nights. Use the link to make your reservation or call 732-494-6200 to book by phone and mention the “Pokemon Group”. 

Entry: $20.00 Seniors & Masters / $10.00 Juniors

Full prize list:

Masters & Seniors
Champion: 90 CP, Champion Trophy, MSS Champion Decal, 1 Nendoroid Pokémon Trainer Red: Champion Version
Finalist: 80 CP, MSS Finalist Decal, 1 20th Anniversary Pikachu Plush, 1 Nintendo eShop gift card
Semi-Finalists: 72 CP, MSS Top 4 Decal, 1 plush from Japan, 1 Nintendo eShop gift card
Top 8: 64 CP, MSS Top 8 Decal, 1 Nintendo eShop gift card
Top 16 (32 kicker): 54 CP, 1 free entry to a future Premier Challenge
Top 32 (64 kicker): 34 CP

Juniors
Champion: 90 CP, Champion Trophy, MSS Champion Decal, 1 large Pikachu plush
FInalist: 80 CP, MSS Finalist Decal, 1 3DS Pikachu case
Semi-Finalists: 72 CP, MSS Top 4 Decal, 1 Secret Base Pikachu Plush
Top 8: 64 CP, MSS Top 8 Decal, 1 Nintendo eShop gift card
Top 16 (32 kicker): 54 CP, 1 free entry to a future Premier Challenge
Top 32 (64 kicker): 34 CP

Japanese plush prizes sponsored by Whale Sales Pokémon Goods!

Entry requirements:
–Nintendo 3DS, 2DS or New 3DS
–A copy of Pokémon Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire with Pokémon (digital or cartridge)
–Completed Team Info Sheet (You can print one here:https://www.dropbox.com/s/0iewe9hbkf49fy1/ORAS%20VG%20Registration%20Form.pdf?dl=0)

Rules:
–All battles will be Double Battles, Normal Rules played in Pokémon Omega Ruby or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire.
–Teams must consist of at least 4 Pokémon (maximum 6).
–Players must bring 4 Pokémon to a battle, no more or no less.
–Pokémon brought in via Poké Transporter will not be permitted (the blue pentagon is required).
–All discovered Pokémon will be allowed except the following Mythical Pokémon: Mew, Celebi, Jirachi, Deoxys, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect, Diancie, Hoopa, and Volcanion.
–Teams may have no more than two of the following Pokémon: Mewtwo, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Xerneas, Yveltal, and Zygarde.
–All items will be allowed except Soul Dew. Each Pokémon must hold a different item.

Complete rules document can be viewed on Pokemon.com

Side Event: Pokken Tournament – more details to come.

Vendors: Whale Sales Pokémon Goods & Jinx Collectibles

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