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Pokemon TCG League Cup – Sat 3/25 at AU Blue Bell & Sun 4/9 at AU Wilmington

March 14th, 2017

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Alternate Universes is hosting Pokemon TCG League Cups on Saturday, March 25th at AU Blue Bell and Sunday, April 9th at AU Wilmington***Due to popularity, registration for these tournaments will be limited to 64 players at AU Blue Bell and 52 players at AU Wilmington.  These spots will be filled on a first-come-first-serve basis.  Once these caps are met, we will not be able to take any more registrations!***

Please also note at our Blue Bell location that parking is available behind the store!  Please help us by avoiding parking in front of the other stores if you’re able!  Thank you!

Pokémon TCG League Cup tournaments are smaller events that give players an opportunity to earn Championship Points and practice their skills for larger competitions.  Pokémon TCG League Cup events are held throughout the year.

Alternate Universes – Blue Bell
Saturday, March 25th
Penn Square Shopping Center
211 W. Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
610-277-7251

TO PREREGISTER FOR THE  MARCH 25TH EVENT
Copy and paste this link into your browser and follow the prompts:  https://www.1playerplace.com/signups?event=PCKXWRKTJDNYVY

Alternate Universes – Wilmington
Sunday, April 9th
Silverside Center
3615 A Silverside Road
Wilmington, DE 19810
302-482-3480

Registration begins: 10 AM
Tournament start time: 11 AM

Format: Expanded at AU Blue Bell; Standard at AU Wilmington

Swiss tournament followed by Single Elimination per age division
– Best of One, 30 minute rounds
– Single Elimination: Best of Three, 50 minute rounds
Number of rounds and Top Cut will be determined by attendance.

Entry Fee: $10 Juniors and Seniors, $15 Masters
Due to popularity, registration for these tournaments will be limited to 64 players at AU Blue Bell and 52 players at AU Wilmington.  These spots will be filled on a first-come-first-serve basis.  Once these caps are met, we will not be able to take any more registrations!

Decklists are required as part of registration for this event and will be available in-store the day of.  Online preregistration is not available at this time!  Blue Bell players note that additional parking is available behind the store as well!

PRIZES
All players will receive 2 Play! Points for entering.
The first 50 registrants will receive the League Cup promo card.
Booster packs and Championship Points will also be awarded to top finishers in each division, based on division attendance!

Placement  –  Points  –  Kicker
(Kicker is # of participants required for points to be awarded)
1st  –  50  –  0
2nd  –  40  –  4
3rd & 4th  –  30  –  8
5th – 8th  –  20  –  32
9th – 16th  –  10  –  64

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Pokemon TCG League Cup – Sat 3/25 at AU Blue Bell & Sun 4/9 at AU Wilmington

March 14th, 2017

pokemon-league-cup

Alternate Universes is hosting Pokemon TCG League Cups on Saturday, March 25th at AU Blue Bell and Sunday, April 9th at AU Wilmington***Due to popularity, registration for these tournaments will be limited to 64 players at AU Blue Bell and 52 players at AU Wilmington.  These spots will be filled on a first-come-first-serve basis.  Once these caps are met, we will not be able to take any more registrations!***

Please note that at our Blue Bell location parking is available behind the store and on Penn Square Road!  Please help us by avoiding parking directly in front of the other stores!  Thank you!

Pokémon TCG League Cup tournaments are smaller events that give players an opportunity to earn Championship Points and practice their skills for larger competitions.  Pokémon TCG League Cup events are held throughout the year.

Alternate Universes – Blue Bell
Saturday, March 25th

Penn Square Shopping Center
213 W. Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
610-277-7251

TO PREREGISTER FOR THE  MARCH 25TH EVENT
Copy and paste this link into your browser and follow the prompts:  https://www.1playerplace.com/signups?event=PCKXWRKTJDNYVY

Alternate Universes – Wilmington
Sunday, April 9th
Silverside Center
3615 A Silverside Road
Wilmington, DE 19810
302-482-3480

Registration begins: 10 AM
Tournament start time: 11 AM

Format: Expanded at AU Blue Bell; Standard at AU Wilmington

Swiss tournament followed by Single Elimination per age division
– Best of One, 30 minute rounds
– Single Elimination: Best of Three, 50 minute rounds
Number of rounds and Top Cut will be determined by attendance.

Entry Fee: $10 Juniors and Seniors, $15 Masters
Due to popularity, registration for these tournaments will be limited to 64 players at AU Blue Bell and 52 players at AU Wilmington.  These spots will be filled on a first-come-first-serve basis.  Once these caps are met, we will not be able to take any more registrations!

Decklists are required as part of registration for this event and will be available in-store the day of.  Online preregistration is not available at this time!  Blue Bell players note that additional parking is available behind the store as well!

PRIZES
All players will receive 2 Play! Points for entering.
The first 50 registrants will receive the League Cup promo card.
Booster packs and Championship Points will also be awarded to top finishers in each division, based on division attendance!

Placement  –  Points  –  Kicker
(Kicker is # of participants required for points to be awarded)
1st  –  50  –  0
2nd  –  40  –  4
3rd & 4th  –  30  –  8
5th – 8th  –  20  –  32
9th – 16th  –  10  –  64

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List of Re-Scheduled Events!

January 26th, 2016

Due to the blizzard last Saturday the 23rd, Alternate Universes was forced to close for the day and postpone the events set to take place.  We have now rescheduled the events set for that day!  Note that the registration and start times of some events have been changed.  Be sure to check the post for the updated times!

MTG Oath of the Gatewatch Launch Weekend Tournaments – Saturday, January 30th At Blue Bell & Holmes, January 31st at Wilmington!

Pokemon TCG BREAKpoint Prerelease – Saturday, January 30th at AU Holmes

Pokemon TCG BREAKpoint Prerelease – Saturday, January 30th at AU Wilmington

Yu-Gi-Oh! Ultimate Duelist Series Qualifier – Saturday, January 30th at AU Holmes

Pokemon TCG BREAKpoint Prerelease – Sunday, January 31th at AU Blue Bell

Vanguard Sneak Peek – Sunday, January 31st at AU Holmes

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Pokemon XY Roaring Skies Now In Stock at Alternate Universes!

May 7th, 2015

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Alternate Universes now as Pokemon XY–Roaring Skies in stock at all AU stores!  Come in and pick up your packs, and maybe stay and play while you’re at it!

Ride the winds of battle with the Pokémon TCG: XY—Roaring Skies expansion! Ascend to the clouds and soar to victory with over 100 new cards, including 4 new Mega Evolution Pokémon and 7 other new Pokémon-EX. Diving from the edge of space, Mega Rayquaza-EX makes its magnificent debut while Mega Latios-EX and a horde of Dragon-type Pokémon bellow their challenge. High-flying superstars such as Deoxys, Dragonite, Zekrom, Hydreigon-EX, and Thundurus-EX call you to battle higher, faster, stronger. And with all-new boosts like Mega Turbo and Double Dragon Energy cards, the sky’s the limit in the XY—Roaring Skies expansion!

The XY—Roaring Skies expansion includes:

  • Over 100 new cards to collect and play
  • 11 new Pokémon-EX, including 4 new Mega Evolution Pokémon, and 9 new full-art rare Ultra Pokémon-EX cards
  • 17 Trainer cards, including two rare Ultra cards, and a new Special Energy card add new depth and tactics to Pokémon TCG
  • Two new theme decks designed to introduce players to the Pokémon TCG
  • Code cards in theme decks and booster packs that unlock virtual cards from the XY—Roaring Skies expansion for play in the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

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