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Australian Dragon Ball Z 2016 Local Championships

TAK-Icon-LocalJune turns up the heat on organised play competition in Australia with Local Championship events kicking off around Australia. Participation in these events will be well rewarded with the best performing player over the Local Championship and Regional events earning a paid invite to participate in the 2016 Dragon Ball Z World Championships event in the US. World Championship invite points will be awarded based on final placing and number of players present at each event. A player’s top three finishes in Local Championship and Regional events will count towards their final ranking.

Local Championship Tournaments

Local Championship events will be conducted with Swiss rounds and a top cut based on the number of participants. The Panini Dragon Ball Z TCG Tournament Guide will determine amount of rounds and top cut. Challonge will be used to run the Local Championship events.

In addition to the Current Rulings Document and Tournament Guide  found here, an updated TAK Games Tournament Guide will be in effect to help guide players on expected player behaviour.

Entry Fee:

  • $25 (pre-registration), or:
  • $30 (on-site registration).

Prizes:

  • Winner: $400 travel stipend to 2016 Nationals, trophy and exclusive playmat.
  • 2nd: $200 travel stipend to 2016 Nationals.
  • 3rd – 4th: $50 travel stipend to 2016 Nationals
  • 5th – 8th: $25 travel stipend to 2016 Nationals
  • Participation: minimum 2 booster packs

Below you will find the dates and store locations hosting the Local Championship events.

SATURDAY JUNE 4th, 2016

TASMANIA

GUF Launceston, Launceston, TAS – Event DetailsPre-RegistrationTournament Report

SATURDAY JUNE 11th, 2016

NEW SOUTH WALES

Gathering of Worlds, Grafton, NSW – Event DetailsPre-Registration

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

The Hobby Matrix, Adelaide, SAEvent DetailsPre-Registration

VICTORIA

Next Level Games Ringwood, VICEvent DetailsPre-Registration

SATURDAY JUNE 18th, 2016

QUEENSLAND

Good Games Gold Coast, Southport, QLDEvent Details – Pre-Registration

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Good Games Joondalup, Joondalup, WAEvent Details – Pre-Registration

SATURDAY JUNE 25th, 2016

VICTORIA

Guf Ballarat, VICEvent Details – Pre-Registration

SUNDAY JUNE 26th, 2016

NEW SOUTH WALES

Good Games Newcastle, Newcastle, NSWEvent Details – Pre-Registration

How to accumulate points

Points will be issued to players in the similar fashion as TAK Games League Seasons. Each player’s top three (3) results over the TAK Games Local Championships and Regionals will track towards their final ranking, with the top ranked player at the conclusion of the Organised Play season to receive a paid invite to the 2016 Dragon Ball Z World Championships.

Local Championships World Invite Points ScaleIf there is a tie for the top rank, the following formula will be used to determine the winner.

  • First Tie Breaker – Highest Win Percentage
  • Second Tie Breaker – Highest Total Number of Wins
  • Third Tie Breaker – Lowest Total Number of Losses
  • Fourth Tie Breaker – Highest Total Number of Players at Events Contributing to Rank

The Leaderboard

Progress will be tracked on a leaderboard located on this page. Results will be updated on the Friday following each event.

RANK PLAYER STATE INVITATIONAL POINTS
1 Grant Dalton TAS 8
2 Cameron Dobson TAS 6
3 Nick Sherlock VIC 4
4 Kehnan Wilde TAS 4
5 Talon Vavrek TAS 2
6 Chris Van Riel TAS 2
7 Zach Hansen TAS 2
8 Ricky Brient TAS 2
9 Ben Fisher TAS 1
10 Ryan Veltman TAS 1

 

TAK Games are thrilled to bring organised play events to Australian players throughout the 2016 season and look forward to seeing as many participants as possible. If you have any questions regarding organised play, please contact us at dbz@tak-games.com.au, via our Facebook page TAK Games or group Dragonball Z TCG Australia or via Twitter @TAKGames_au.

Game on!
– Trent (@TAKGames_Trent) and Kyp (@justkyp).

2015 Australian Dragon Ball Z National Championships

takicon_nationalTAK Games are pleased to announce the details of the 2015 Australian Panini Dragon Ball Z National Championships. This nationals-level event will be the culmination of a series of regional championships held across Australia, giving players a chance to test themselves against the best players in the country. Players will compete for a chance to earn an invite to participate in the 2015 World Championships to be held in Texas, USA on the 2nd December.

Where:
Celtic Club
316-320 Queen Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Dates:
Saturday the 10th October – Qualifying Rounds
Sunday the 11th October – Top Cut / Final Rounds and Side Events

Times:
Player Registration starts 12.30 PM Saturday
Qualifying rounds start 1 PM Saturday
Finals start 12.30 PM Sunday
Side events on demand throughout weekend.

Entry Fee:
$30

Format:
Constructed. Day 1 will consist of a number of qualifying swiss rounds based on the total number of participants. All rounds will be 40 minutes, best of 1 game. Day 2 will involve a top cut based on total number of participants and will consist of a single elimination format with players seeded based on qualifying rounds. Players who do not qualify for the finals are eligible for side events.

Prizes:
Players will fight it out over two days for some great prizes including:

  • All participants will receive alternate art, promotional versions of Devastating Blow, Orange Power Point and Black Power Up!
  • All participants will receive at minimum 2 booster packs.
  • Finalists will receive playsets of alternate art, promotional versions of Blue Betrayal and Red Shoulder Grab.
  • The top 2 finalists will each receive an invite and travel stipend to the World Championships in Texas, USA on the 5th of December.

Accommodation:
For interstate and regional players, the following deals have been arranged with nearby hotels:

  • Oaks on William – Studio Apartment $164 per night – to book, head to oakshotelsresorts.com and enter the promo code “Celtic Club”.
  • Pegasus Apartment Hotel – Studio Apartment $160 per night, Studio Twin Apartment $175 per night, Two Bedroom Apartment $200 per night. All rates include free WiFi and Buffet Breakfast – to book, head to http://www.pegasussuites.com.au/pegasus-book-direct/ and enter the promo code “TAK2015”.

TAK Games are thrilled to bring Championship level events to Australian players throughout this organised play season and look forward to seeing as many participants as possible over the Nationals weekend. If you have any questions regarding organised play, please contact us at dbz@tak-games.com.au, via our Facebook page TAK Games or group Dragonball Z TCG Australia or via Twitter @TAKGames_au.

Game on!
– Trent (@TAKGames_Trent) and Kyp (@justkyp).

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