Image Credits : PKMN-ID Design Team
Event Name : Pokemon TCG SM02 Guardian Rising Tournament
*) PIC : Person in Charge
- This Tournament Open to everyone.
- Player all ages are welcome. Players below 10 years of ages we suggest to be accompanied by their parents.
- Please bring along your trainer ID card if you have one. New Player will be issued one before the event.
- We recommended bring your own card sleeves and energy cards
The Pokemon Company does not do pre-sale events; if you’re used to that with other brands or organizers who short-cut events please do not expect that at a Prerelease celebration. Also, if your a competitive Pokemon constructed deck player, you should know there are some differences to a prerelease.
You may only use the cards from the packs you are personally given for this seating to play in this event. Use of other cards may result in disqualification and loss of gift & prize eligibility, without refund of admission.
Trading cards is not permitted from the time packs are distributed until your last round is over. This is to keep the event fair and fun and let the staff assist with play at the tables. It is recommended you keep your trade binders and other gear in your car until conclusion of play; packs and binders must be placed out of the aisles under your seat.
Prerelease tournament format: This format is defined by Play! Pokemon as a “Limited” format, i.e. you are limited to that cards you receive from the organizer for that event, with the exception that any commemorative promo card for the event is not eligible to be included in your prerelease tournament deck (though it is legal to use for all other premier events where it meets format restrictions). Here is the format restriction in list form:
- 40 card deck, limited to the packs received for the event and basic energy from the organizer
- 4 prizes
- 20 minute rounds
- Limit of 4 cards with the same name!
TOURNAMENT RULES & REGULATIONS
INFORMATION Maxsoft Pte Ltd and Pokémon Organized Play reserves the right to publish tournament information including but not limited to the items listed above, transcripts, audio and/or video recordings or other recounts, player penalties, awards, or any other resultant information from the tournament.
TARDINESS Players are expected to be present for the start of a tournament and each of its component rounds and matches. Players arriving more than 5 minutes late for any round will receive a match loss for that round. Players who are still not present by the end of that round will be dropped from the tournament.
UNRULY BEHAVIOR Players are expected to behave in a respectful manner to all attendees and staff of a Pokémon TCG event. Players who don’t behave properly will be reminded to with the issuance of a penalty. Examples of Unruly Behaviour includes, Shouting and behaving in physically threatening manner, failure to comply with the instructions of the event staff, attempting to manipulate a match through intimidation or distraction.
ELECTRONIC DEVICES with the exception of devices necessary to participate in an event, such as cell phones, MP3 players, or text-messaging devices, are not to be used during a match. In some special instances, an electronic device may be allowed by the Tournament Organizer.
FOOD & DRINKS are not permitted on the play surface. The Tournament Organizer may allow food and/or drinks in the tournament area, but at no time should food or drinks be kept on the play surface.
WAGERING or gambling on the results of a game, portion of a game, match, or number of matches by anyone, including players, tournament staff, and spectators, is strictly prohibited. Anyone attempting to wager on a POP tournament should be removed from the tournament site, and the incident should be reported to POP.
HAND ELEVATION To avoid the perception of impropriety, players should keep both hands above the level of the playing surface at all times. A player’s cards should never go below the level of the playing surface during a match.
TOKEN & COUNTERS Players are required to provide their own counters to mark damage to Pokémon in play and counters to represent Special Conditions and other game effects. A judge may disallow the use of markers that cause confusion with regard to the state of the game or that are offensive in some manner.
RANDOMIZER Players can only to use the transparent, round edged, six sided dice provided by the organizer during this event.
PENALITIES Should an issue arise at a POP tournament, players and spectators will be subject to the Pokémon Organized Play Penalty Guidelines. All penalties above Caution level will be reported to POP for further review. Penalties issued to spectators may be assigned to the player or players that they are responsible for, if severe enough. The Head Judge has the final say on all penalties issued at a tournament.
OTHER STANDARD RULES AND REGULATIONS APPLY!