OP Prerelease Tournaments FAQ
Pokémon TCG: Call of Legends Prerelease Tournament Fact Sheet
What are Pokémon TCG: Call of Legends Prerelease tournaments?
Pokémon TCG: Call of Legends Prerelease tournaments allow players to receive and play with cards from the upcoming Call of Legends expansion up to two weeks prior to the official release date of the set!
Participation prizes are awarded to all finishers in each of three age divisions (Junior, Senior, and Masters).
Prerelease events are operated by independent Tournament Organizers across North America.
When are the Pokémon TCG: Call of Legends Prerelease tournaments?
Pokémon TCG: Call of Legends Prerelease tournaments are being held from January 29th through February 6th, 2011. Find times and locations of Call of Legends Prerelease events in your area.
Remember, while we update our events schedule often, we suggest that you contact the local Tournament Organizer to confirm event schedule information.
How much does the event cost?
Tournament Organizers charge a minimum $25 fee for these events.
The admission charge provides you with 6 booster packs of the Pokémon TCG: Call of Legends expansion, which you’ll use to build your deck. These cards are yours to keep after you complete the event.
What do I need to know?
- Bring your Player ID card, if you have one. If you don’t have a Player ID, one will be given to you at the event.
- See the Pokémon Tournament Rules for more information about what to bring to an event.
- Make sure you arrive on time. If you are late for registration, you may not be able to play in the event.
- To participate in the event, you must be a player in good standing and abide by the Tournament Rules.
- See the Legal Notice for certain eligibility requirements and other information, including information concerning limitations on The Pokémon Company International’s liability.
What is the tournament structure?
The tournament is run using the Limited Format and Age-Modified Swiss pairings. See the Pokémon Tournament Rules for information about the Limited Format and Swiss. The number of Swiss rounds to be run will depend on total attendance at the event.
In addition to the standard Prerelease tournament structure, some Call of Legends Prerelease events offer the more casual Theme Deck Challenge.
For the Theme Deck Challenge, registration costs are the same as for the standard event, but players receive a theme deck from Call of Legends to play in the event. At the end of the event, all participants receive 4 booster packs.
What are the prizes?
All participants will receive a Pokémon TCG: Call of Legends Prerelease promo card and a Call of Legends promotional item, while supplies last.
All players who complete the event will receive 2 additional booster packs of Call of Legends.
All Prereleases count toward your Pokémon Player Rewards credits. Participation in the Pokémon Rewards Program is free of charge. Get more information regarding the Player Rewards Program.
The results of Prereleases do not count toward a player’s Premier Rating.