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NSW Pokemon Championships 2020
January 25 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pmFree
Another year, and another FREE bumper event for Nintendo gamers in South Wales!
This month features our big Pokemon Sword & Shield South Wales Championships tournament, Nintendo Switch gaming on ‘The Big Screen’, a Cancer Research UK Charity Raffle, Trauma Center Speed-Surgery side-competition and more!
Read on for full details:
Pokemon Sword & Shield Championships: 12:00PM to 5:00PM
Pokemon Sword & Shield tournament using the VGC 2020 ruleset
– League > Knockout format
– No of leagues, players in each and no. of players progressing determined by total entrants
– Sign up in person, or on the event page, before 12:20PM to participate
– Must own your own retail or digital copy of Pokemon Sword or Shield
– Please download ‘Double Battle: Ranked Battles Series 2’ ruleset in-game for use in tournament
– Double battles
– 15 min game time limit.
– 45 sec move time limit.
– No. of Pokemon: 4
– Pokémon Restrictions: Galar Pokédex.
– Clauses: No same Poke, no same item. Only Pokes, items and moves obtained in Sword and Shield.
– All Pokemon are autoset to Lv. 50
– Gigantamax eligible Pokemon: Butterfree, Corviknight, Drednaw, Centiskorch, Meowth, Pikachu, Eevee, Snorlax, Sandaconda, Charizard (only permitted with the Ability Blaze)
– Banned Pokémon: Mew, Zacian, Zamazenta, Eternatus, Pokémon not captured or hatched in Sword or Shield
– Rental teams are banned
1ST Prize: Nintendo eShop Card + Mew / Mewtwo TCG Poster
2ND: Sobble Plush + Mew / Mewtwo TCG Poster
3RD: Poke Terranium Figure + Mew / Mewtwo TCG Poster
4TH: Poke Center Osaka Keyring + Mew / Mewtwo TCG Poster
OTHER: There’ll also be some free Pokemon Sword & Shield Galar Region posters for anyone that wants to take one.
Nintendo Switch Cinema Screen Free Play: 11AM – 5PM
Play Nintendo Switch games on ‘The Big Screen’. 4 pre-selected games will be available to play at select times throughout the day:
[ 11AM – 12:30PM ] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
[ 12:30PM – 2PM ] Super Bomberman R
[ 2PM – 3:30PM ] Smash Bros. Ultimate
[ 3:30PM – 5PM ] Super Mario Party Mini-Games
Cancer Research UK Charity Raffle: 12PM – 5PM
Proceeds from our prize-filled draw will go to Cancer Research UK
Tickets will be 50p each or a strip of 5 for £2. Max 10 tickets per person.
There’ll be approx 14 prizes, including Nintendo eShop credit, amiibo, plushes, keyrings and more.
Trauma Center: Speed-Surgery Competition: 11:30AM – 5PM
This months side-competition has you don the surgical gloves, or in this case, a Wiimote and Nunchuk! Engage in some speed-surgery, as you attempt to complete the chosen mission in Trauma Center: New Blood with the best score possible.
– One practice and two attempts max per player
1ST Prize: Nintendo eShop Card
2ND Prize: Trauma Center: Second Opinion [Wii]
3RD Prize: Ribbon Girl, Runbow + Mario Pin Set
General Free Play: 11AM – 5PM
Apart from being able to play various Switch games on the big screen, there’ll be Nintendo Switch, N64 and SNES free play on regular TV’s :]
Nintendo ID: January Prize Draw:
As ever, card-carrying members of our optional membership scheme can get theirs scanned at this
event and gain entry in to an exclusive prize draw.
1ST Prize: Nintendo eShop Card
2ND Prize: Sonic CD [Steam Download Code]
3RD Prize: Pokemon card set + Mew / Mewtwo TCG poster
For more info on the scheme: https://i.imgur.com/uzQvY1S.png
Cinema & Co. Location Food, Bar and Other Info
Location: 17 Castle St, Swansea SA1 1JF
Directions from train station: tinyurl.com/CaCfromTrain
Directions from bus station: tinyurl.com/CaCfromBus
Toilets: Yes, towards the back of the venue
Wheelchair / Pushchair accessibility: Yes, both.
Food & Drink: C&C sell a range of drinks inc. wine, cider, beer, spirits, soft drinks and hot drinks, as well as the following snacks:
Brownie – £2.50
Chocolate share bag – £2.20
Roasted Nuts – £2
Popcorn – £2.50 (regular) £3 (large)
Pick n Mix Sweets – £2.50