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League News and Reminders (8/10/14) 08/10/2014

Posted by raznprince in League News, Pokemon News, Pokemon TCG, Pokemon Video Games.
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Hey, Trainers!

Worlds will be held on August 15-17 in Washington D.C. You must have attained the requisite Championship Points and received an invitation to participate. If you are attending the Last Chance Qualifier, you should have already pre-registered.

League session (August 16) will be available on this weekend for those who cannot attend Worlds. You are also encouraged to follow along the action online by clicking here.

Congratulations to our Delphox LC Winners!
JR – Hannah E.
SR – Calvin V.
MA – Kyle Warden

A great showing of 22 players total attended, and a big thanks to our LC Staff Tony Fall and Stephanie Matta for helping us make this event run smoothly!

Two exciting TCG formats revealed for the 2014-2015 Play! season!
Standard – Boundaries Crossed-on (BCR-on, PR BW55-on and XY01-on, TK-XY Trainer Kits, MCD-McDonalds 2014 promos, KSS-Kalos Starter Sets)
Expanded – Black & White-on (BLW-on, PR BW01-on and XY01-on, TK-BW and XY Trainer Kits, MCD 2011/2012/2014 promos, KSS, DRV)

All cards that conform to Standard format are also legal in the Expanded format. These formats will take effect on September 3rd.

League Challenges can be run in either the Standard or the Expanded format at the Tournament Organizer’s discretion. Starting with Fall Regionals, 2-day split tournaments will feature Standard on Day 1, and Expanded for players who make Day 2.

League Challenges for Warner Robins have been scheduled!
Greninja – August 23 (Expanded)

LCs will be held at HV, so please be sure to arrive on time for registration (11-11:30 A.M.) Completed decklists will be required as this is a Premier Event. All players will receive one (1) Play! Point and a booster pack of the most-recent set for participating. Click on the Tournaments tab for more information.

Greninja LC Promo: Solrock (XY)

Furious Fists release on Wednesday, August 13th!
Please be reminded that new sets are not legal for tournament play until 3 weeks after their release date. For Furious Fists (FFI), they will be tournament-legal on September 3rd.

The Pokémon Center is now open for business!
Now you can shop for awesome gear from your beloved game! Go to pokemoncenter.com for all the latest goods.

New League Prizes for the Kalos Pokémon Cycle!
With each line you complete on your tracking card, you earn a promo card plus a PTCO league code card. When you complete your tracking card, you also earn a charm respective to the card you completed!

Greninja Season Promo: Tierno

Hoenn Remake Confirmed!
Gen III Pokémon has been remade and will feature two exciting versions, Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, to be released in November. Lots of Mega Evolutions and remade features have been revealed on pokemon.com!

XY VG Pokémon Distributions
Vivillon (PokéBall pattern) – now through August 12th via Wi-Fi
Aegislash – August 15th-17th via Pokémon World Championships
Heracross and Pinsir (version specific) – August 13th-September 17 via Wi-Fi
Heracronite and Pinsirite (version specific) – August 18th-31st via Gamestop distribution

WRAPL is on Facebook!
If you have a Facebook account, and would like to join the group and get League news and updates that way, click here. We’ll gladly accept new members to this group, even if you’re not or no longer from the area! We kindly ask that you please not post spam or any unconfirmed Pokémon rumors/spoilers once accepted.

Keep up with all Premier Events happening in GA!
Also, for all you Facebook users, you are highly encouraged to join the GA Pokémon Events group by clicking here. Updates are made weekly, and your questions are answered by the GA Pokémon staff and players alike. I will continue to post events on the blog’s Tournaments tab that coincide with the information contained there as a secondary source for you to search as well. For other sanctioned events anywhere in the U.S., please go to www.pokemon.com.

Let me know if you have any questions, and I wish success to all the back-to-school’ers!

Professor Raz