Yu-Gi-Oh! Regional Qualifier
Saturday, March 25th 2023
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Grand Ballroom B
12th and Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Hosted by Alternate Universes
We are holding our next Philly Yugioh Regional Qualifier on Saturday, March 25th at the PA Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA!
Online preregistration is being offered for this event. Payment can be made by credit/debit card or PayPal. Preregistered players are guaranteed a spot in the Regional.
CLICK HERE TO PREREGISTER:
Preregistered players must still complete an official Konami registration form and a decklist and submit them the day of the Philly Yu-Gi-Oh! Regional to receive their packs. There will be separate registration stations for preregistered players.
Click here for the Official Konami Decklist form
Click here for the official Registration Sheet
*****Masks are required for all players.*****
In-person registration opens at 8:00 AM.
Play begins at 10:00 AM
Each player will receive 5 booster packs of Photon Hypernova for entering.
Credit/Debit – $24.00
Cash – $23.00
We will be accepting credit/debit cards for entry at the Philly Regional. If paying in cash, exact change is appreciated.
We strongly recommend that players pre-register online to avoid issues on the day of the event. Preregistration is open now!
Format: Tier 2, Advanced Format, Constructed Deck, Swiss Rounds, Best-2-of-3 Matches
Click here for the current Forbidden/Limited list: https://www.yugioh-card.com/en/limited/index.html
Yu-Gi-Oh! Regional Qualifiers are the primary qualifying events for World Championship Qualifiers (WCQs) in North America. Regional Qualifiers are Tier 2 events and require a high standard of sportsmanship from the Duelists.
There is a strict 624 player cap on this event. If we have 500 or more Duelists, the Top 64 finishers will receive invites!
If we have 500 or more Duelists, the Top 64 finishers will receive invites to the next World Championship Qualifier!
Top 8 finishers will receive Regional playmats
Top 4 will receive Regional deck boxes.
*Note: There is no longer a Top 8 Cut. Prizes are awarded on the order of finish from Swiss rounds.
For more information about Yu-Gi-Oh! Regional Qualifiers click here: https://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events/regionals/regionalsfaq.html
Dragon Duels (open to Duelists born in 2009 or later) – Free!
Registration opens at 12:30PM. Play begins at 1:00PM – Free!
Dragon Duel Prizes
• The 1st Ranked Duelist at the end of Swiss will receive a Regional Game Mat
• Top 4 Duelists in a Dragon Duel tournament will receive a Dragon Duel shirt
• Top 4 Duelists also earn an invite to the Dragon Duel World Championship Qualifier for North America
Qualifying duelists must complete WCQ Invite Forms. Regardless of attendance, only four (4) invites are awarded for a Dragon Duel tournament at a Regional Qualifier.
Side Event Schedule (Open To Everyone)
SIDE EVENT TOURNAMENTS WILL BEGIN REGISTRATION AT 11:00 AM
You cannot play in a side event if you are still playing in the Regional.
Win-A-Mat Tournaments – Entry fee: $14.00 cash/$15.00 credit or debit card. (single elimination, 3 booster packs for entering, 8 players per tournament max, winner receives the official Win-A-Mat playmat)
Players may enter as many Win-A-Mat tournaments as they wish, but they cannot still be entered in the Regional tournament. Each new Win-A-Mat tournament will begin as soon as 8 players enter.
Time Wizard Tournaments (Edison Format) – Entry fee: $14.00 cash/$15.00 credit or debit card. (single elimination, 3 booster packs for entering, 8 players per tournament max, winner receives an official playmat). The Edison Format uses all cards playable at the Shonen Jump Championship (SJC) April 2010 Tournament.
Card pool for Edison Format: edisonformat.com/card-pool.html
Banned List for Edison Format – edisonformat.com/banlist.html
Players may enter as many Time Wizard tournaments as they wish, but they cannot still be entered in the Regional tournament. Each new Time Wizard tournament will begin as soon as 8 players enter.
Structure Deck Tournaments – Entry fee: $12.00 cash/$13.00 credit or debit card. (single elimination, 1 structure deck for entering, 8 players per tournament max, winner receives the official Structure Deck playmat)
Players may enter as many Structure Deck tournaments as they wish, but they cannot still be entered in the Regional tournament. Each new Structure Deck tournament will begin as soon as 8 players enter.