[Simsbury, CT, 04/26/2014] GBT2: Connecticut Qualifier


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Valley Lodge 36, 991 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, Connecticut

Registration - 1PM-1:30PM
Time - 1PM-5PM

The road to the Grand Battle begins! Connecticut Bladers, this is your chance to earn paid travel expenses (if necessary) to ANIME NORTH, along with an AN Pass to play in the WBO North American Championship, GRAND BATTLE TOURNAMENT 2!!

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If you are under 16, it is mandatory for a parent to stay with you at this event! I cannot stress this enough. You will not be allowed to play otherwise. You must also have a ride available to you at all times in case they event ends early.

It's been a year since I've started running tournaments in CT, so let's celebrate! This will be a Limited-format tournament and we'll have side events running. Bey races! Illegal Bey battles! Episodes of Beyblade playing on the big screen! There'll also be raffles and other contests to try and win some of the awesome swag Hasbro has sent me for the event. Up for grabs are 2 Beywarrior Octogon sets, 8 single BeyWarriors, and 2 BeyRaiderz.

This event will also be a potluck! Bring a dish to share with the rest of the participants (just make sure to bring an ingredient list for those with allergies!)

Also, don't forget to add yourself to the BeyMap! CT needs representation! Please don't put your full address. Just city/state.

Additional Event Guidelines
  • No one under the age of 16 may judge a tournament battle. This is for liability reasons.
  • Tournament details may be changed/removed without notice.
  • By attending a CT Beyblade event, you grant us the right to take photos/video and use them for promotional materials. Special consideration will be given if brought to my attention ahead of time.
  • A Judge's calls are final. Please do not argue or carry on about a call you disagree with.
  • We are not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • Do not touch the laptop used for scoring. You will find out your ranking at the end of the tournament.
  • There is a ZERO-TOLERANCE policy for bullying. Any participant caught bullying another will be disqualified, and will be forced to forfeit the rest of their matches.
  • Tournaments begin promptly after registration. If you arrive after the first battle of the tournament takes place, you cannot be added into the brackets and compete.

Mandatory $5 Entry Fee = More Qualifiers + Extra Credits + Free Face Booster!
To help subsidize the high cost of flying/busing the qualifiers to Toronto, a mandatory $5 entry fee will be imposed on all Qualifier Series tournaments, regardless of whether or not a participant has a Blader Passport (if you wish to purchase a Blader Passport, the total cost would be $15 at a Qualifier Series tournament), and there will be no prize reimbursement apart from the travel expenses for the winner. We hope that everyone can understand this! The more funds we have, the bigger this championship will be! However, to show our appreciation for your cooperation and support in helping to fund the championship, all participants in Qualifier Series tournaments will receive the following:

What can I win?
The winner of this qualifier will receive the following:
  • Paid travel expenses, by plane/bus/public transit (if necessary, and whichever is cheapest) to ANIME NORTH 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada for GRAND BATTLE TOURNAMENT 2.
  • An ANIME NORTH 2014 Pass
Qualifiers will be responsible for finding/paying for accommodations in Toronto, but we will work closely with each of you to make sure that you find somewhere suitable. Additionally, the winner will be required to consult with the Committee before booking their flight/bus, and then after approval, provide a booking confirmation to the WBO Committee before they can provide reimbursement for the traveling costs. We can also reimburse gas costs, but in that case, reimbursement will only take place in person after we have received gas receipts.

2nd place in the qualifier will be a BeyWarriors Shogun Steel Octagon Showdown Battle Set

3rd place will Burning Firestrike Stadium

What is “Limited Format”?
If you are not familiar with Limited Format, please take the time to read through this thread:
MFB: Limited :: Primer, Random Thoughts, and Q&A Thread!

And for the up to date ban list for Limited Format, please check this thread:
Limited Ban List Discussion

If you think you'll be able to make it out to GRAND BATTLE TOURNAMENT 2: Connecticut Qualifier, please post here and I will start building an attendance list!

Bubblegum Bey
dr. leo
i break yo bey

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Need-to-Know Information

1. During Registration, Open Your Account Page

Open your account page on your mobile device (if possible) during registration to help us keep things quick.

2. Arrive On Time

You must arrive by the tournament start time to enter. We cannot add new players to an event once it begins. If you're running late, contact the host.

3. Stay Aware of Your Belongings

We do everything possible to ensure a safe environment, but can't be held responsible for lost or stolen goods. Keep your gear close by!

4. The Tournament Will Last At Least a Few Hours

This event is likely to last at least a few hours. If you can't commit to the entire tournament, you're welcome to come watch and play for fun instead!

5. Listen For Your Username To Be Called

Your name will be called when it's time for your next battle. If you need to leave early or take a break, tell a judge. Missing a match could mean disqualification!

6. Players Must Meet Regional Product Age Restrictions

All players in this event must meet the age restrictions on Beyblade products in their region. TAKARA-TOMY recommends Beyblade for ages 6+. Hasbro recommends Beyblade for ages 8+. Players under these ages may only participate with the permission of their parent/guardian.

7. Players Under 18 Must Be Accompanied by a Parent/Guardian

If you are under 18 years old, a parent/guardian must accompany you and be present for the duration of the event.

8. Contests, Raffles, Gambling, Betting, and Selling Are Prohibited

Advertising the sale of any product or service, as well as posting about any contest, raffle, gambling, or betting on this event page and conducting them at the event without approval by Fighting Spirits Inc. staff is prohibited. Please contact the Organized Play team if you require approval.

9. Terms of Service

All event attendees and users of this website are subject to our Terms of Service.

This sounds amazing, live on CT!

Happy to have been Blading with you all for nearly a year.

Confirm me, Haspro, and Bullchamp.
This. Is. So. GREAT! Grin

Maybe TheBalrog will make an appearance again...
I haven't heard from him at all since the first Valley of the Beys Unhappy
He's thinking about coming to a couple more events. He moved 3 hours west to NY, so it's a bit more difficult for him to get anywhere, but I think he'll go if he can make it.

I talk to him very frequently BTW, haha. I'm sure I could get in touch with him about it (as he usually waits for me to tell him about everything happening on the tournament scene without checking himself XD).
SURPRISE! OP has been updated with GBT2 Qualifier info!
Count me in!!!

Is the qualifier tournament limited or normal?
(Mar. 04, 2014  12:44 AM)nohzone Wrote: Count me in!!!

Is the qualifier tournament limited or normal?

All Qualifiers are Limited. Tongue_out
I am new to this, but i live in CT. So count me in Smile
Awesome! I've got you on the list.
I hope i can go!

I am coming!
Awesome! Glad you can make it again!
I will come do my best also silver fusion it is awesome that u are new but no offense depending on your bey you should be ready
put me on the attendees list.
Me, Bladerblock, and ElementChriswill be there for sure!
do you have to bring your own launcher or do they give one to each player?

finally a way to test my strength...
I'm planning on going so be sure to add me to the list!!
You should bring your own launcher, if you don't have one somebody might lend you one though.
You need to bring all your own equipment. Don't assume other players will lend you what you need.
(Mar. 11, 2014  11:37 PM)i break yo bey Wrote: do you have to bring your own launcher or do they give one to each player?

finally a way to test my strength...
I'm planning on going so be sure to add me to the list!!
I'm glad to see Connecticut get more members!

But anyways, bring whatever you can, if it's not to hard to carry around.

If you do forget anything, somebody else attending would most likely glady let you borrow something.
time to destroy some noobs

Sign me up!
how do you delete your post on here anyway?

made extra one by accident...
does anyone know what stadium we battle in at the tournament?
A BB-10 is the most commonly used in in standard or limited tournaments but BB-46 and Sonokong triple type stadiums are also allowed.
We'll be using BB-10s
Come on count me in!!! Confirm me