2016 New York VGC ’16 Midseason Showdown

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2016 New York Midseason Showdown

April 17, 2016
Four Points by Sheraton
333 South Service Road
Plainview, NY 11803

Entry Fee: $ 10.00
Max players (150)

Register on-line and pay at the event.

Player Check-in : 9:00am

* Prizes *20160328_113749 copy
Trophies, Plushies, and other goodies.

1st place – Champion Trophy + 90CP
2nd place – Runner-Up Trophy + 80CP
3-4th – Semifinalist Trophy + 72CP
5-8th – 64CP
9-16 – 54CP (if division attendance is 32 or more)
17-32 – 34CP (if division attendance is 64 or more)
33-64 – 20CP (if division attendance is 128 or more)

Championship Points

* Hotel Accommodations *
If you wish to arrive a day or two earlier, I have secured a block of rooms at the “Four Points Sheraton” that can reserve. Use the promo code “BattleCityGym”

Standard Format: Double Battle

Only Pokémon Omega Ruby or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Game Cards or downloadable versions are permitted for use.
Players may use Pokémon from the National Pokédex from #001 to #719.

The following Pokémon may NOT be on a player’s team:

Mew, Celebi, Jirachi, Deoxys, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect, Diancie, and Hoopa

Teams may have NO more than two of the following Pokémon on their team:

Mewtwo, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Kyoger, Groudon, Rayquaza, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Xerneas, Yveltal, and Zygarde


** Pokémon may NOT hold the item Soul Dew

* Pokémon must be placed in the Battle Box.
* Pokémon are allowed to Mega Evolve.
* Pokémon above Level 50 are permitted, but they are auto-leveled down to 50 for the duration of battle.
* Players may use Pokémon with Hidden Abilities.
* Players may use items that have been officially released via Pokémon X, Pokémon Y, Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire the Pokémon Global Link, or an official event or promotion.

** Game Versions **
Only legitimate versions of Pokémon Omega Ruby or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire can be used in Play! Pokémon tournaments. This includes downloadable versions of Pokémon Omega Ruby or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire.

** Game Systems **
Players may use any system in the Nintendo 3DS™ family of systems during the competition. This includes the Nintendo 3DS™, Nintendo 3DS XL™, and Nintendo 2DS™. Players are responsible for bringing a charger that is compatible with their system.

** Team Restrictions **
Players may only use Pokémon that are legal for the tournament format. Players are responsible for ensuring that their team adheres to any restrictions set forth by the tournament format and this document.

Robert Mirabile
NY Premier Tournament Organizer
Play! Pokemon