Star Wars™ TCG Premier Series 2005

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The Star Wars™ TCG Premier Series will be held at six sites throughout the United States this summer, with each stop offering Star Wars merchandise prizes worth $3,000 USD. It will culminate in the Star Wars TCG 2005 Championship at Gen Con Indy!

All Universal Tournament Rules and Star Wars TCG Floor Rules are in effect for this event unless specifically overruled by information in this format document.

Format

  • Star Wars TCG Constructed format
  • Any new Star Wars TCG expansions become legal in the Star Wars TCG Constructed format on day the are released to the public. Any events taking place after that date will include those new expansions.
  • Player must bring both a Light Side deck and a Dark Side deck.
  • Deck lists are required.

Tournament Length

  • Swiss rounds -- 60 minutes per round.
  • All Swiss matches will be best 2 out of 3 games.
  • Number of Swiss rounds based on attendance according to the following chart:
Number of
Attendance Swiss Rounds
9 – 16 4
17 – 32 5
33 – 64 6
65 – 128 7
129 – 226 8
227 – 409 9
410+ 10

Advancement

  • All players may participate in all Swiss rounds.
  • The top 8 players after the final Swiss round will advance to the top 8 single-elimination finals.

Top 8

  • Top 8 matches will be best 2 of 3.
  • Top 8 matches will have no time limit.
  • Where necessary, the standings after the Swiss rounds will still be used to determine final order in the standings.

Eligibility

  • Players who have previously won a 2005 Star Wars TCG Premier Series event are not eligible to compete in any further 2005 Star Wars TCG Premier Series events. (Exception: All players may participate in the Star Wars TCG Championship at Gen Con Indy on August 20, 2005.)

Notes

  • 32K, REL 3
  • All Universal Tournament Rules and Star Wars TCG Floor Rules are in effect for this event unless specifically overruled by information in this format document.
  • Players must bring dice, pen, paper, card sleeves and appropriate counters.

Entry Fee

Varies by location, not to exceed $10 USD.

Tournament Dates and Locations

Star Wars TCG Premier Series

Convention Location Date Phone
SW Celebration III Indianapolis, IN April 23, 2005 --
Wizard World East Philadelphia, PA June 4, 2005 --
Origins Game Expo Columbus, OH July 3, 2005 --
The Sports Bench 1233 W. Jackson, Kokomo, IN July 30, 2005 765-854-1220
Dizzy Dugout 121 East Main St., Collinsville, IL August 27, 2005 618-345-6453

Other locations (all nonconvention sites) TBD.

Star Wars TCG 2005 Championship

Convention Location Date Phone
Gen Con Indy Indianapolis IN Aug. 20, 2005 --

Premier Series Prizes

1st Place

  • Sony PSP game system
  • XBox game system
  • Star Wars Republic Commando, Knights of the Old Republic II, and Revenge of the Sith XBox games
  • Master Replica Force FX Lightsaber
  • Lego Ultimate Collectors Series Death Star II
  • Star Wars TCG product

2nd Place

  • XBox game system
  • Star Wars Republic Commando, Knights of the Old Republic II, and Revenge of the Sith XBox games
  • Master Replica Force FX Lightsaber
  • Lego Ultimate Collectors Series Death Star II
  • Star Wars TCG product

3rd - 4th Place

  • XBox game system
  • Star Wars Republic Commando and Revenge of the Sith XBox games
  • Master Replica Force FX Lightsaber
  • Star Wars TCG product

5th - 8th Place

  • Master Replica Force FX Lightsaber
  • Star Wars TCG product
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