Side Events

Side Event Info for the Pokémon Oceania International Championships

On demand events will be running over the whole weekend. You simply sign up, pay your entry fee and put your name down for the event you want to enter. Registrations for most events are open throughout the day. Please see below for more information. Playing in any side event will give players the opportunity to win Prize Tickets. These tickets can be traded for special prizes available, while stocks last, at the side events area.

Championship Point Events Friday

Junior and Senior TCG Cup – Registration Friday 21st 8:30am – 9am ONLY

Decklist Submission: 9AM
Cost: $15
Format Best of 3, Swiss rounds – 50 min rounds.
Top cut, single elimination -75min rounds
Player Cap 128 per division

Junior and Senior VG Midseason Showdown – Registration Friday 21st 8:30am – 9am ONLY

Battle Locking/Team Sheets: 9AM
Start: 9:30AM
Cost: $15
Format Best of 3, Swiss rounds – 50 min rounds.
Top cut, Single Elimination –Best of 3 games.
Player Cap 128 per division

Championship Point Events Sautrday

Masters TCG Cup – Registration from 3pm until start final round of main event Friday 21st ONLY

Decklist Submission: 8:30AM
Cost: $25
Format Best of 3, Swiss rounds – 50 min rounds.
Top cut, single elimination -75min rounds
Player Cap 128

Masters Midseason Showdown Registration from 3pm until start final round of main event Friday 21st ONLY

Battle Locking/Team Sheets: 8:30AM
Start: 9:00AM
Cost: $25
Format Best of 3, Swiss rounds – 50 min rounds.
Top cut, Single Elimination –Best of 3 games.
Player Cap 128

Championship Point Events Sunday

TCG Challenge (all divisions) Registration from 3pm until start final round of main event Saturday 22nd ONLY

Decklist Submission: 8:30AM
Start: 9:00AM Sharp
Cost: $15
Format Swiss rounds only – Best of 1, 30 mins per round.
Player Cap 32 players per age division

VG Premier Challenge (all divisions) Registration from 3pm until start final round of main event Saturday 22nd ONLY

Battle Locking/Team Sheets: 8:30AM
Start: 9:00AM sharp
Cost: $15
Format Swiss rounds – Best of 1 game. Top cut, single elimination – Best of 3 matches.
Player Cap 32 per age division

On Demand Events


Friday 21st February 2020
Doors open until 7pm

Saturday 22nd February 2020
Doors open until 7pm

Sunday 23rd February 2020
Doors open until 1pm

Available “On Demand” events

TCG Formats

Standard or Expanded Format
Standard and Expanded rules used.

Sealed Draft
Sealed – each player receives 6 booster packs and build a 40-card deck. Games are played with 4 prizes.

Booster Battles
Booster Battles – each player receives 1 booster pack and builds a 10-card deck using mutant rules (aside from regular evolution rules, Basic Pokémon can evolve into any Stage 1 from the same type, which can evolve in any Stage 2 from the same type). Draw 4, set up and play a 1 prize game. No deck-out.

Metronome/Custom*
Metronome – Each round there is a varying rule change that affects matches.
*Custom – Any unofficial format (for example. – older TCG formats, specialised rule sets, etc).

VG Formats

VG2020
Standard VG 2020 rules used.

Battle Royale
4 players only, 3 rounds. Standard rules or custom rules used.

Custom*
*Custom – Any unofficial format (for example. – single battle, no dynamax Pokémon, monotype battle, little cup rules, etc.)