OP Prerelease Tournaments FAQ
Pokémon TCG: Black & White—Boundaries Crossed Prerelease Tournament Information
What are Pokémon TCG: Black & White—Boundaries Crossed Prerelease tournaments?
Pokémon TCG: Black & White—Boundaries Crossed Prerelease tournaments allow players to receive and play with cards from the upcoming Black & White—Boundaries Crossed expansion up to two weeks before the set’s official release date!
Participation prizes are awarded to all finishers in each of three age divisions. Black & White—Boundaries Crossed Prereleases will use the 2012–2013 tournament season age divisions, which are:
Junior Division: born in
2002 or later
Senior Division: born in 1998, 1999, 2000, or 2001
Masters Division: born in 1997 or earlier
Prerelease events are operated by independent Tournament Organizers across North America.
When are the Pokémon TCG: Black & White—Boundaries Crossed Prerelease tournaments?
Pokémon TCG: Black & White—Boundaries Crossed Prerelease tournaments are being held from October 27th through November 4th, 2012. Find times and locations of Black & White—Boundaries Crossed 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 set the entry fee for these events. Suggested entry fee is $30.00.
What are the prizes?
All players who complete the event will receive 2 additional booster packs of the Pokémon TCG: Black & White—Boundaries Crossed expansion
All participants will receive a Pokémon TCG: Black & White—Boundaries Crossed Prerelease promo card and a Black & White—Boundaries Crossed deck box, while supplies last.
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.
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.Legal Notices