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DUELING RETURNS TO CHARLOTTE, NC WITH
THE Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES MARCH 19-20
EL SEGUNDO, CA (March 10, 2011) – Fresh off a resounding success at the latest Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series (YCS) held last month in Dallas, Charlotte, NC will play host to the incomparable Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series, Konami Digital Entertainment’s (Konami) premier-level Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) event at the Charlotte Convention Center, March 19th – 20th.
Hundreds of Duelists will come from up and down the Eastern seaboard and middle Atlantic to spend the weekend in dramatic head-to-head competition as they all vie to emerge victorious by implementing masterful strategy, playing powerful cards and out-Dueling many rivals during the course of the tournament.
Pre-registration for YCS Charlotte will run from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Friday, March 18th and resume promptly at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 19th. Round One will begin at 10:00 a.m. The Top 16 YCS finishers, along with the top Duelists of the weekend’s Regional Qualifiers, earn invitations to participate in their respective 2011 World Championship Qualifier events, to be held later in the year. Duelists, upon paying their registration fee, will receive five of the sold-out Storm of Ragnarok booster packs just for participating in Konami’s Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series.
Charlotte Convention Center
Exhibit Hall C2
501 South College Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
In addition to the main event, Konami will be offering a full slate of Public Events such as Regional Qualifiers, Tin Challenges, ATTACK OF THE GIANT CARD!!, Win-A-Mat, Dragon Duels, and a tournament for the Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s World Championship 2010 Reverse of Arcadia video game. The top Duelist in the video game tournament will win ten booster packs. Top finishers in the Dragon Duel events (for Duelists age 12 and under) will win a YCS Game Mat, an invitation to their 2011 World Championship Qualifier and Dragon Duel t-shirt!
Konami will award a set of the YCS prize cards to the main event winner, the two runners-up, and the winners of Sunday’s two Public Events playoffs. Each of these Duelists will receive one copy of each of the three YCS prize cards: Ultra Rare versions for the winner of the main event, and Super Rare copies for the others.
ˇ 1st place – Set of Ultra Rare YCS Prize Cards; Trophy; Paid travel to their National Championship (if underage, then winner and guardian) or a local-market YCS (flight and accommodations) if the Duelist has already won an earlier YCS in the current year; YCS Game Mat; Netbook plus 500 BoosterPass Points for Yu-Gi-Oh! Online Duel Accelerator; an interview with SHONEN JUMP; and an invite to their country’s 2011 World Championship Qualifier
ˇ 2nd place – Set of Super Rare YCS Prize Cards; iPad Wi-Fi 32 GB; list of Konami game codes to be used on the iPad; YCS Game Mat; and an invite to their 2011 World Championship Qualifier
ˇ 3rd place – Set of Super Rare YCS Prize Cards; 32GB iPod Touch; Konami game codes to be used on the iPod Touch; YCS Game Mat; and an invite to their 2011 World Championship Qualifier
ˇ 4th place –32GB iPod Touch; Konami game codes to be used on the iPod Touch; YCS Game Mat; and an invite to their 2011National Championship
ˇ 5th – 8th place – DSi XL with Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s World Championship 2010 Reverse of Arcadia; YCS Game Mat and an invite to their 2011 World Championship Qualifier
ˇ 9th – 16th place – 24 booster packs of Storm of Ragnarok; Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s World Championship 2010 Reverse of Arcadia; YCS Game Mat; and an invite to their 2011 World Championship Qualifier
If attendance exceeds 513 Duelists:
● 17th – 32nd place – YCS Game Mat and an invite to their 2011 World
Duelists unable to participate in YCS Charlotte can check out live online coverage of the event provided by Konami staff at www.yugioh-card.com/en/events.
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