2020 Pokémon Regional Championships Malaysia
2020 PROFESSOR CUP AND PROFESSOR SEMINAR MALAYSIA
PROFESSOR CUP FORMAT AND TOURNAMENT STRUCTURE
Registration for Professor Cup
DECKLIST IS NEEDED!
End registration for Professor Cup
Start of Round 1
4 to 5 swiss are expected
Start of Round 2
Start of Round 3
Start of Round 4
Start of Round 5
Registration: 8:00am to 9:00am, Outside Impiana Hotel KLCC Jasmin Room
Best of 3 Swiss rounds (Up to 5 rounds of swiss)
Max : 64 Professors
Standard TCG Format and Standard Rules Apply (SM5 onwards)
SPECIAL RULES EFFECTS
Entry Requirements (at the point where professor cup will commence)
Professors from the Asia Region:
● An Active Basic, Stage 1 or Stage 2 Professor (Organizer, VG or TCG Judge) in good standing
● Earned at least 20 Professor points in the Play! Pokémon Account.
● An activity under “My Current Activities” that is dated not more than 3 months old from date of Professor Cup.
Professors from other regions:
● A Stage 1 or Stage 2 Rank Professor (Organizer, VG or TCG Judge) in good standing
Flights and accommodation plus the chance to volunteer at a prestigious Play! Pokémon event; Champion trophy; Professor Program messenger bag
Finalist trophy; Professor Program messenger bag
Semifinalist trophy; Professor Program messenger bag
Professor Program messenger bag
Exclusive Participation Gift will be given to all eligible professor participants!
The professor Seminar will commence from 3 pm to 6.30 pm at Jasmin Ballroom. All active professors are encouraged to join the seminar to understand more about Pokémon Organized Play Programme and how being an active Pokémon Professor can benefit you! Entry is free!
We will be engaging the participants of the Professor Seminar in interactive group activities in order to encourage our fellow participants to problem-solving, thinking and sharing experiences.
Summary of topics as follows:
1. Introduction to Organized Play and Tournament Organizing
2. Pokémon Judging (Shared Component)
3. Pokémon VG Specialization Judging
4. Pokémon TCG Specialization Judging
We will reveal more in-depth information as we are currently planning on the syllabus.
It is possible to participate in Professor Cup/Seminar as a professor
and Pokémon Regional Championships as a player!!
Just indicate in the registration form below if you do not wish to volunteer as staff.
2020 POKEMON REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Event ID: 19-12-000034 (Trading Card Game), 19-12-000035 (Video Game)
Event Date: 20th, 21st & 22nd December 2019
On-site Registration and Check-in: Impiana Hotel KLCC Jasmin BallRoom
Tournament Location: MarqE @ Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
FLOWCHART FOR SIGNING UP FOR REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
TCG Master Division registration: http://bit.ly/2020MYRegMA
TCG Junior and Senior Division registration: http://bit.ly/2020MYRegJRSR
VG Registration: http://bit.ly/2020MYRegVG
Online Registration will close on 01 December 2019 23:59 GMT +8.
ONSITE CHECK IN and ONSITE REGISTRATION
Date: 20 December 2019
Time: 7PM to 10PM
Location: Impiana Hotel KLCC Jasmin Room
DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND, WE HAVE INCREASED THE NUMBER OF SLOTS BY 10% to cater for onsite registrations.
Tournament Fees: RM80 Online, RM100 for Onsite registration and check in
Players aged 12 & below will get a guardian badge with every tournament fee paid.
Please prepare to submit your Decklist or Team Sheet. There will be no modification allowed after submitting your Deck List or Team Sheet.
Please indicate in the registration form if you require check-in services outside the stated hours.
PLEASE NOTE: PLAYERS WHO DID NOT COMPLETE THE CHECK-IN PROCESS WILL HAVE THEIR NAMES REMOVED FROM PLAYER ROSTER.
All participants will receive 3 Play! Points, Pokémon Regional Championships playmat (while supplies last) and Pokémon Regional Championships promo card (while supplies last), just for playing!
SIDE EVENT GAMES
Pokémon TCG League Cup - Day 2
Pokémon VG Midseason Showdown - Day 2
Pokémon Sword & Pokémon Shield VGC2020 Preview Tournament – Day 2 (TBC)
Q: What does the RM80 Pokémon Regionals entry differ from the usual Comic Fiesta RM60 entry?
A: The RM80 will include early-entry pass as well as entry pass to Pokémon Regional Championships. Normal RM60 Ticket holders will not be eligible to participate as they would miss the check-ins.
Q: How much does it cost to enter side events like TCG League Cup or VG Midseason Showdown?
A: Entry is free for all players who purchased the entry to Comic Fiesta on Day 2!
Q: Can I enter the main event and side event of a different game? Like the main event for TCG and side event for VG and vice versa.
A: Yes you can! If you feel like switching game for your side event, so long your schedule (below) didn't clash, you are free to participate in any games with your player's badge!
Q: What is the entry fee if I only wish/can to participate in Day 2 events?
A: One-day entry fee to Comic Fiesta will cost 30RM for day 2 activities. There will be no additional cost.
Q: I have pre-registered online. How do I make my payment of 80RM?
A: Payment will be onsite, cash only. We will check with our records against your player ID for pre-registration in order to determine if you qualify for the preferential rates.
Q: There is a mistake in my registration entry. What should I do?
A: You can simply log in back to the google form that you signed in, and edit your entries there.
To be updated
*Please note event schedule is a guideline. The event could be delayed or interrupted due to rulings or unforeseen circumstances.
TOURNAMENT FORMAT - Trading Card Game
[ Category: Modified - Constructed ]
The Modified format is the standard tournament format for Pokémon Organized Play premier events. A Legal Deck for the Modified format 2018–2019 tournament season can only contains 60 cards from the following expansion:
[ ] Sun & Moon 5: Ultra Prism
[ ] Sun & Moon 6: Forbidden Light
[ ] Sun & Moon 7: Celestial Storm
[ ] Sun & Moon 8: Lost Thunder
[ ] Sun & Moon 9: Team Up
[ ] Sun & Moon 10: Unbroken Bond
[ ] Sun & Moon 11: Unified Minds
[ ] Sun & Moon 12: Cosmic Eclipse
[ ] Dragon Majesty
[ ] Black Star Promo Cards numbered SM94 and higher.
[ ] Detective Pikachu
[ ] Hidden Fates
For more information on Pokemon TCG Promo Card Legality Status - https://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/2020-season-pokemon-tcg-format-rotation/
TOURNAMENT FORMAT - Video Game
Players will battle each other using the standard Play! Pokémon format – Double battles
The 2019 Ultra Series World Championships Rules will be used. Players will battle using the game's "Live Competition" feature. However, players should still download the “2019 Ultra Series World Championships Rules” from the Festival Plaza prior to attending the event.
[ Format: Age Modified Swiss ]
In this format, Players will have to play a number of Swiss rounds(Best of 1 or Best of 3) appropriate for the number of players in attendance. Players are paired against other players with the same, or similar, match record.
Depending on the age group of participants for this Tournament, the Tournament Organizer may separate the players into groups according to the Pokémon
Organized Play's Age Division.
The age divisions for the 2020 season are as follows:
o Junior Division: Born in 2009 or later
o Senior Division: Born in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
o Masters Division: Born in 2004 or earlier
[Championship Points payout]
Please refer to the website for Regional Championships/Special Event Championship points:
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.
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.
OTHER STANDARD RULES AND REGULATIONS APPLY!