[Toronto, Canada, 5/28/11] BEYBLADE CRUSADE @ ANIME NORTH 2011

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BEYBLADE CRUSADE
SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2011
Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel - Muskoka 3 Room
hosted by AN GAMING @ Anime North 2011

STANDARD (MFB/BMF) FORMAT

9 AM - Free Battle and Set Up
10 AM - Registration for BEYBLADE CRUSADE: Wake Up Call
10:30 AM - BEYBLADE CRUSADE: Wake Up Call

11 AM - Registration for Bladers who have signed up and paid online
11:30 AM - General Registration for BEYBLADE CRUSADE
12:30 PM - BEYBLADE CRUSADE


For the past three years we've hosted our marquee tournament at ANIME NORTH–BEYBLADE'S NOT DEAD! in 2008, BEYBLADE WAR ROOM in 2009, BEYBLADE REVIVAL CUP in 2010–and this year will be no different! In association with the AN GAMING division of AN2011 we will be hosting our tournament this year under the title, BEYBLADE CRUSADE!

No Beyblade? No problem! We're going to try to obtain Beyblades to bring with us so you'll be able to draft the parts to form a full Beyblade (for approx. $10), then you can play and trade with other Bladers before the tournament to hone your skills!

A Blader Passport is not required for this tournament, as AN does not allow event organizers to charge entry fees for events within the convention. However, if you want to support the WBO so we can host even better tournaments with even better prizes in the future, and participate in the BeyPoints ranking System in future tournaments, then you will need one! So, if you wish to purchase one at the tournament, that is still possible. To participate in the tournament, you must either purchase a weekend pass or a day pass at AN (if you wish to participate in all of the events and programming that AN has to offer), or alternatively, AN has graciously created a special $6 ticket this year for people who want to participate only in BEYBLADE CRUSADE.

You can sign up/purchase your ticket here: http://www.formstack.com/forms/?1062968-hwu8IOQkLu

Once purchased, you will receive an e-mail confirmation. On the day of BEYBLADE CRUSADE, present this confirmation to the person registering everyone and you will be given some sort of identification (probably a stamp or wristband).

The people who choose to sign up online and pay their fee can register half an hour prior to general registration. When general registration for people who have not signed up online begins, a second line for the people who did sign up/pay online will be formed as well in case they chose not to arrive earlier. As you can imagine, this second line for people who have signed up/paid already will move quite quickly. So, it is to your advantage to sign up/pay in advance!

The AN tournament has become a tradition of sorts, and while what we've accomplished in the past three years has been great … we are not going to rest on our laurels this time around! We're going to take this tournament to the next level.

How so, you ask? In an effort to build awareness and excitement for BEYBLADE CRUSADE this May we are going to be hosting three tournaments in the upcoming months under the name "BEYBLADE CRUSADE RECRUITMENT SESSIONS". Here's how each of them is going to work:

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BEYBLADE CRUSADE Recruitment Session: 1 - March 26, 2011
  • 15 participant limit
  • Round Robin
  • Top two finishers gain the ability to choose who they face in the first round of BEYBLADE CRUSADE, should they attend.
  • Top two finishers from Recruitment Session: 1: Kei & !!!

BEYBLADE CRUSADE Recruitment Session: 2 - April 30, 2011
  • 30 participant limit
  • Block Round Robin
  • Top two finishers gain the ability to choose who they face in the first round of BEYBLADE CRUSADE, should they attend.
  • Top two finishers from Recruitment Session: 2: Xman8024 & Pyro

BEYBLADE CRUSADE Recruitment Session: 3 - May 15, 2011
  • No limit on participants
  • Single elimination
  • First place finisher gains the ability to choose who they face in the first round of BEYBLADE CRUSADE, should they attend.
  • Top finisher from BEYBLADE CRUSADE Recruitment Session: 3: ElJihado

Hopefully the possibility of gaining this slight advantage in BEYBLADE CRUSADE will be enticing for you all! Along with BeyPoints, Faces, and prizes, of course. And as you can see, it becomes more difficult to procure the aforementioned ability with each tournament that passes. Additionally, the order in which the top finishers choose who they face in that first round will be according to which tournament they placed in, but reversed (ex. If you come in first place at the first Recruitment Session, then you will have the last choice of who you want to face in the first round of BEYBLADE CRUSADE. This way, even if someone else picks you, you can still choose not to face them if you do not want to, thus nullifying their choice, forcing them to choose someone else).


Will you be at AN on Friday night? If so, then you might want to check out our other tournament, BEYBLADE CRUSADE: Roll Call!


We encourage all Bladers, both the brand new and the old to attend BEYBLADE CRUSADE, hosted by AN GAMING! With Beyblade's popularity continuing to rise, and our efforts to make this an even bigger tournament than it has ever been in the past, this has the possibility of becoming the largest tournament we have ever hosted, which means that competition will be fiercer than ever! You don't want to miss it! Hope to see you there!

If you think you'll be able to come to BEYBLADE CRUSADE, please post here and I will start building an attendance list!


Attendees:
Kei
majinshadow11
LDD
mizu veagle
TyperPT
JR_Tiger
summonkeep3
Pyro
Screw Sauce
Ali12345456
b.demonsreturn
Minion
smart_ismailo
Massacreblader
TheMaskedBlader
bennunes217
Dindial + Brendan
JesseObre
Daegor42
JackxThexRipper
teddiorso
!!!
hydrion
nov1c3
jamie
mchlbant
sasuke41915
TehBrownSauce
Valentin
gurugulu
Pepsi
Blader98
Kaiflame03
Xman8024
Justin Cameron
lord Wolfblade + Brother
zardflare
gsingh151
cybeblader
emmyt
PhoenixBlader55
steff555
Blue
galaxyburned151
Cye Kinomiya
Deikailo
Floops
dinoonid
marvel321
mfbattle
jaidenDmonkey
JonnB
Floops
capricorn7
Beyonomics
The Problem
beybladeboy555

Possible Attendees:
Pockyx3
ShadowPegasis
IWok:P
Crimson
death unicorn
blader Ethan
BeyGamer
victorti83plus
master77
kcpj
To
ikmv
BladerSnowKid
Matrix
Devil The Beyer
Chaos blader1
Flamewolfblader
nightleone4227
Bluezee
joseph317
soulpawnz
zaneeago
dranzergig
redeyes505
ldragoeatsfood
metalmaster123
todfox5
gallexyblazer
Zaneago
NeoN!nJa
StormPegasus645
PhoenixBlader55
Horogium827
Shippudenface
i8u
GalaxyFlare
bbmaster
CyberDranzer
VertWheeler
Gingka Hagani12
LEVI-Z
Sasukia
galaxypegasus52
blahdunts
CyberEagle
FlameDragon25
burndrago
asterisk93
CyberPhoenix
DarkL-Drago22
Damon
jds
burn aqurio
JonathanHoracio

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!

You can put me down as a Possible.
Still working out minor details.
is there a sellin threadz?
Please put me down as Attendee
(Mar. 04, 2011  5:52 PM)Minion Wrote: I haven't read this yes, but I'll be there @ AN.

Rematch! I must avenge my loss in the finals last year. Tongue_out

(Mar. 04, 2011  11:34 PM)Massacreblader Wrote: im definetly going! what time and what room?

Read the OP. Those details have yet to be announced.

(Mar. 05, 2011  4:03 AM)b.demonsreturn Wrote: is there a sellin threadz?

No. It would be a bit silly to make a selling thread at this point for this tournament when there is going to be several other tournaments before it, would it not?
(Mar. 05, 2011  4:46 AM)Kei Wrote:
(Mar. 04, 2011  5:52 PM)Minion Wrote: I haven't read this yes, but I'll be there @ AN.

Rematch! I must avenge my loss in the finals last year. Tongue_out

(Mar. 04, 2011  11:34 PM)Massacreblader Wrote: im definetly going! what time and what room?

Read the OP. Those details have yet to be announced.

(Mar. 05, 2011  4:03 AM)b.demonsreturn Wrote: is there a sellin threadz?

No. It would be a bit silly to make a selling thread at this point for this tournament when there is going to be several other tournaments before it, would it not?

i feel like a dumbass just saying this but would it be ok to make one for the whole event or were u trieng to say some else?
(Mar. 05, 2011  5:17 AM)b.demonsreturn Wrote: i feel like a dumbass just saying this but would it be ok to make one for the whole event or were u trieng to say some else?

I was trying to say that there is no point in making one right now when there is going to be plenty of tournaments coming up before it.
put me on the possible list! My best friend may be going but I don't know her username (epic fail!) I'll post it when I find out though, anyway, count me in!!!!!!!!
i would like to enter for sure
put me as a attendent JesseObreB-);)
I should be able to make it.
The Recruitment Sessions are a neat idea, btw.
maybe
My friends jack the ripper and teddiorso are in
awww, man i wish somethin' like this would be in Bowling green, ohio! nothing ever happens here!!
plz put !!!! on attendes (ya, I know wierd name)
My boss threw a fit today when I told him I wouldn't be able to work the most important weekend of the year because I was going to Canada to play Beyblade. But then again, we both don't know if we'll still be employed in May.

Hey, who here is coming from the states?
Add me on the possible attendees list.
(Mar. 07, 2011  5:45 AM)Deikailo Wrote: My boss threw a fit today when I told him I wouldn't be able to work the most important weekend of the year because I was going to Canada to play Beyblade. But then again, we both don't know if we'll still be employed in May.

Hey, who here is coming from the states?

I'll come with you Dani. We should go with the "plan" and all go together.
whats the address for the tournament place?
(Mar. 07, 2011  5:55 PM)Bluezee Wrote: Add me on the possible attendees list.
(Mar. 07, 2011  5:45 AM)Deikailo Wrote: My boss threw a fit today when I told him I wouldn't be able to work the most important weekend of the year because I was going to Canada to play Beyblade. But then again, we both don't know if we'll still be employed in May.

Hey, who here is coming from the states?

I'll come with you Dani. We should go with the "plan" and all go together.
Yeah, we just have to discuss legal passports and notarized letters from parents. Passports are always easier than the letters because I'd need BOTH legal guardians to sign.

As far as the address, the location varies from year to year if I remember correctly. Over the years, it's expanded from the Congress Center and Double Tree to another hotel down the block.
Oh man, this'll be interesting!
Looking forward to see you both.
are there gonna be prizez? Eee
IIRC, there are great prizes. Last year first place got Galaxy Pegasis DX Set I think, I forgot the other prizes though..
(Mar. 08, 2011  12:27 AM)b.demonsreturn Wrote: are there gonna be prizez? Eee
Who cares about prizes? The biggest prize of all is the experience, challenge and new insight each new blader brings to the beystadium.

And Beypoints. But yes, traditionally, they have some amazing prizes.
(Mar. 08, 2011  12:27 AM)b.demonsreturn Wrote: are there gonna be prizez? Eee

Of course there will be! They'll be great (maybe even better!) than they always have been for the AN tournaments. Plus Faces, Credits, and BeyPoints ...! But like Deikailo said, those things really are secondary to the experience itself.