Bushiroad Spring Fest 2018 – Regional Championship

Bushiroad Spring Fest 2018

Regional Championship

Introduction

English Edition
  • Cardfight!! Vanguard (CFE)
  • Weiss Schwarz (WSE)
  • Future Card Buddyfight (BFE)
  • Dragoborne -Rise to Supremacy- (DB)
Eligibility Anyone may participate in any Regional Championships held in the same region as where the participant is residing (Asia-Oceania AO, Europe EU or North/Latin America NA/LA).
Deck Registration Forms [PDF]
with Terms & Conditions

Team League Registration Form [PDF] NEW

Please print and fill in the above deck registration forms for BSF2018 Regional Championships. Each Team will only require one copy of the Team Registration Form.

For Regional Championships, players of VGE, WSE and BFE must participate in teams of 3. The restrictions for team forming are as follow:

  • VGE: All 3 players in a team must use different clans
  • WSE: All 3 players in a team must use different titles
  • BFE: All 3 players in a team must use different flags

Location

3rd – 4th March
USAChicago, IL

Crown Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel and Conference Center
5440 North River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
Day 1:
Day 2:
Registration: 9:00am

10th – 11th March
USAAtlanta, GA

Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center
100 CNN Center, Atlanta, GA 30303
Day 1:
Day 2:
Registration: 9:00am

24th – 25th March
CanadaToronto, ON

The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto
1 Harbour Sq, Toronto, ON M5J 1A6
Day 1:
Day 2:
Registration: 9:00am

21st – 22nd April
CanadaRichmond, BC

Executive Airport Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre
7311 Westminster Hwy, Richmond, BC V6X 1A3
Day 1:
Day 2:
Registration: 9:00am

28th – 29th April
MexicoMexico City

Expo Reforma
Calle Morelos 67, Cuauhtémoc, Juárez, 06600 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
Day 1:
Day 2:
Registration: TBC

12th – 13th May
USAAnaheim, CA

Anaheim Convention Center
800 West Katella, CA 92802
Day 1:
Day 2:
Registration: 9:00am

26th – 27th May
USAWhite Plains, NY

Westchester County Center
198 Central Avenue, White Plains, NY 10606
Day 1:
Day 2:
Registration: 9:00am

2nd – 3rd June
USAHouston, TX

Sheraton North Houston at George Bush Intercontinental and Bushiroad USA
15700 John F. Kennedy Blvd Houston, TX 77032
Day 1:
Day 2:
Registration: 9:00am

16th – 17th June
USAColumbus, OH

Greater Columbus Convention Center, Union Station C
400 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215
Day 1:
Day 2:
Registration: 9:00am
Remarks: ***Players will need to purchase a badge to Origins Game Fair to participate the tournament.
To purchase the ticket, please go to following link: http://originsgamefair.com/registration/

28th – 29th April
FranceMouvaux

Espace Jean Richmond
Complexe Richmond 2 cœur de ville 59420 Mouvaux
Day 1:
Day 2:
Registration: 9:00am

5th – 6th May
GreeceAthens

The RUBICON
Orfeos 10-12, Galátsion, Greece
Day 1:
Day 2:
Registration: 10:00am

12th – 13th May
BelgiumBrussels

Outpost Brussels
Rue de la Tribune 8, 1000 Bruxelles
Day 1:
Day 2:
Registration: 10:00am

23th – 24th June
ItalyRome

Angeli e Draghi
Via Luigi Vanvitelli, 5, 00153 Roma RM
Day 1:
Day 2:
Registration: 10:00am

30th June – 1st July
UKCardiff

Firestorm Games
15 Trade St, Cardiff CF10 5DT
Day 1:
Day 2:
Registration: 9:00am
Pre Registration Link: Cardfight!! Vanguard, Weiss Schwarz, Future Card Buddyfight, Dragoborne -Rise to Supremacy-

14th – 15th July
GermanyBerlin

GLS Campus Berlin
Kastanienallee 82, 10435 Berlin
Day 1:
Day 2:
Registration: 10:00am

3rd – 4th March
IndonesiaJakarta

Mall Of Indonesia, Atrium 1
Jalan Boulevard Barat Raya, Kelapa Gading Barat,
Kelapa Gading, RT.18/RW.8, Klp. Gading Bar., Klp. Gading,
Kota Jkt Utara,
Daerah Khusus Ibukota
Jakarta 14240
Day 1:
Day 2:
Registration: 9:00am

24th – 25th March
Singapore

Big Box
1 Venture Avenue, Singapore 608521
Day 1:
Day 2:
Registration: 9:30am – 10:30am
Buddyfight Junior Registration: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
*Prizes for Buddyfight Junior Challenge may be different from the main tournament.

7th – 8th April
MalaysiaKuala Lumpur

MidValley (Exhibition Centre)
#TAGCC (Toys/Anime/Games/Comic Con)
Lingkaran Syed Putra, 59200 Kuala Lumpur
Day 1:
Day 2:

Early Registration Counter (outside the hall): 8.30 AM – 9.30AM (for both day)
Players are entitled to a discounted ticket to enter the event.
Ticket: RM10.00 / day

Normal Registration (Inside the Hall): 10.00AM – 10.30AM
Players will need to purchase normal priced ticket to enter and register inside
Normal ticket: RM18.00

28th – 29th April
PhilippinesManila

SM Aura Premier
8 McKinley Pkwy, Taguig, Metro Manila
Day 1:
Day 2:
<Registration: 9:00am – 10:00am–>

23th – 24thJune
AustraliaSydney

Bankstown Sports Club
8 Greenfield Parade, Bankstown NSW 2200
Day 1:
Day 2:
Registration: 9:00am – 10:00am

Format & Regulations

Format Individual & Team League
Eligibility

The event is grouped into 3 regions:

  • North/Latin America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Oceania

Anyone may participate in any Regional Championships held in the same region as where the participant is residing (Asia-Oceania AO, Europe EU or North/Latin America NA/LA).

Language Only English edition cards may be used.
Cards Cards from new expansions are legal to use from the expansion’s official release date.
Cards from expansions which are available after Sneak Preview / Pre-sale events are not allowed for use in the tournaments until the expansions are officially released.
Deck A player must use the same deck throughout a tournament. No switching of cards is permitted in between games within a tournament, except for the situations specified in the Sideboard Ruling for BFE & DB Best of 3 tournaments.
Sleeving Fighters are required to use opaque card sleeves so that the back of cards cannot be easily distinguished.
Sleeves used for all cards must be of the same design unless otherwise stated.
Exception:

  • VGE: G deck
  • BFE: Flag
  • DB: Banner

VGE: Players may use different card sleeves from their deck for their G Units. Sleeves used for the other cards must be of the same design.

BFE: Players may use different card sleeves from their deck for their Flag.
Sleeves used for the other cards, including main deck, side-board and Buddy Monster must be of the same design.

DB: Players may use different card sleeves from their deck for their Banners.
Sleeves used for the other cards, including main deck and side-board must be of the same design.

Deck Registration It is mandatory to register the deck (submit the deck list) upon tournament registration.
Discrepancies between the deck list and actual deck used in the tournament may result in a penalty.
Entry Fee Free
If the Regional Championship is held inside another convention, the entry fee to the convention may be applicable.
Time-up Policy Players have 10 minutes to finish the 3 extra turns. After 10 minutes, the game is decided by sudden death.
For best of 3 formats, if it is 1-1 after the extra turns procedure, both players lose.
Deck Check To avoid disputes and cases of cheating, we would require all participants to fill in Deck Registration Forms, which include their deck list and a media release agreement before registering for the tournaments.

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Team League
  • The team with more match wins across its players wins. If both teams have the same number of match wins, both teams lose.
  • Players are allowed to communicate with their teammates during a match as long as they do not leave their seats. However, players are not allowed to touch their teammates’ cards in any zone.

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Sideboard Ruling (For Future Card Buddyfight Best of 3 rounds)
  • Fighters must use the same Buddy and Flag throughout the whole tournament. Fighters cannot change the Buddy or Flag between games.
  • Fighters can have 0-10 cards for their sideboard.
  • The 4 per deck rule applies to the main deck and sideboard as a whole. (i.e. You may only have up to 4 of a certain card between your deck and sideboard. Like normal games, your Buddy does not count towards the 4 per deck.)
  • Between games 1-2 and 2-3 of each round, fighters may use cards from their sideboard to change their deck.
  • After sideboarding, the deck needs to be in a legal state and the sideboard can be no more than 10 cards.
  • Fighters must return deck to pre-sideboard state before each new round.

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Sideboard Ruling (For Dragoborne -Rise to Supremacy- Best of 3 rounds)
  • Dragoborne must use the same Banners throughout the whole tournament. Dragoborne cannot change their Banners between games.
  • Dragoborne can have only 0 or 10 cards for their sideboard.
  • The sideboard may not contain Banners.
  • The 4 per deck rule applies to the main deck and sideboard as a whole. (i.e. You may only have up to 4 of a certain card between your deck and sideboard.)
  • Between games 1-2 and 2-3 of each round, Dragoborne may use cards from their sideboard to change their deck.
  • After sideboarding, the deck needs to be in a legal state.
  • Dragoborne must return deck to pre-sideboard state before each new round.

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VGE / WSE / BFE / DB Regulation & Formats
VGE WSE BFE DB
Best of 1, Swiss
25 min/round
Best of 1, Swiss
30 min/round
Best of 3, Swiss
40 min/round
(sideboard allowed)
Best of 3, Swiss
50 min/round
(sideboard allowed)
Number of rounds will be dependent on number of participants and schedule
Cut to Top 8
Best of 1, Single
Elimination
Best of 1, Single
Elimination
Best of 3, Single
Elimination
(sideboard allowed)
Best of 3, Single
Elimination
(sideboard allowed)

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Prizes

All Participants

An English edition hot-stamped PR card of the game played

Cardfight!! Vanguard

Neon Messiah Aurion
PR/0312EN
Weiss Schwarz

Protagonist & Ryuji & Ann
P5/S45-PE01 PR
Future Card Buddyfight

Hades Flame Style, Art of Fire Manipulation
PR/0309EN
Dragoborne -Rise to Supremacy-

Battle Preparations
PR/0043

A storage box

Cardfight!! Vanguard
Weiss Schwarz
Future Card Buddyfight
Dragoborne -Rise to Supremacy-

*while stock last

(Playmats for Cardfight!! Vanguard Team League only)

*while stock last

An exclusive drawstring bag

Top 8 Teams / Top 8 Players
A commemorative Top 8 Pin Badge for each player
Top 4 Teams / Top 4 Players

Top 4 Playmat & a certificate for each player

Cardfight!! Vanguard
Weiss Schwarz
Future Card Buddyfight
Dragoborne -Rise to Supremacy-

Top 3 Teams / Top 3 Players
A medal for each player
Champion Team / Player

A special Champion PR for each player

Cardfight!! Vanguard

Chronojet Dragon Z
PR/0417EN
Weiss Schwarz

Intense Shout
BSF2018/WS01EN PR
Future Card Buddyfight


Exalted Flag Series
*Champion players may each choose a different flag to receive within the team.
**The Exalted Flag Series are legal for use in all tournaments.
Dragoborne -Rise to Supremacy-

Giorno, Eyes of Fate
PR/0045

Side Events

Free Fight will be held alongside the main tournaments of Regional Championships as side events.

Free Fight is organized for players to play simply for fun without competition, while encouraging them to make new friends with other players.

* Side events may not be available at all locations.

Free Fights
Format and Regulation Free Fight forms will be provided for participants to record who they are playing with during the Free Fight time. Players who have at least 3 rounds of matches with 3 different people will be eligible to redeem 1 piece of the Free Fight PR card.
Language Only English Edition cards may be used
Eligibility All players may participate in Free Fights
Prize

1 Side Event PR card of the game played

Cardfight!! Vanguard

Lizard Soldier, Barja
PR/0407EN
Weiss Schwarz

Flagship of the 8th Fleet, Chokai Kai-II
KC/S42-PE03 PR
Future Card Buddyfight

Fervid Flame Aura!
PR/0310EN
Dragoborne -Rise to Supremacy-

Angelica’s Guard
PR/0044

Redemption After the Free Fight time ends, a redemption period will be announced.

FAQ

Are Japanese edition cards allowed in the main tournaments?

No, only English edition cards may be used in the main tournaments. No mixing of multiple languages in the deck is allowed too.

Am I allowed to switch decks and/or change cards in the midst of a tournament?

Participants are NOT allowed to switch decks or change cards in the tournament, except for what has been stated in sideboard ruling for Future Card Buddyfight and Dragoborne -Rise to Supremacy-.

Should I sleeve the cards? May I use different sleeves for G units (Cardfight!! Vanguard) / Buddy Monster and/or Flag (Future Card Buddyfight) / Banners (Dragoborne)?

Yes, you are required to use opaque card sleeves so that the back of cards cannot be easily distinguished. Maximum 2 layers of sleeves are allowed. Only licensed sleeves are allowed.
Cardfight!! Vanguard: You may use different card sleeves from your main deck for your G units.
Future Card Buddyfight: You should use the same card sleeves for the whole deck, including main and sideboard cards, as well as the Buddy Monster. However, you are allowed to use a different sleeve for Flag card.
Dragoborne –Rise to Supremacy–: You may use different card sleeves for your Banners. Sleeves used within each main deck & sideboard have to be of the same design.

Am I allowed to use my own playmat or sleeves in Shop Challenges & Regional Championships tournaments?

Yes, you are allowed to use your own playmats or sleeves as long as the they are licensed products. It is prohibited to use any unlicensed card supplies.

Are there any entry fees?

Entry fees may be charged at shop’s discretion for Shop Challenges. There are no entry fees to any tournament in the Bushiroad Spring Fest 2018 Regional Championships. However, players may have to pay to enter the venue if a Regional Championship is held within another event which requires an entry fee.

If I am not the citizen of any countries in the region where a Shop Challenge or Regional Championship is held but I am currently residing in a country in that region, am I able to participate that Shop Challenge or Regional Championship?

Yes, you are allowed to participate in the Shop Challenges/Regional Championship in the same region as you are currently residing (North/Latin America, Europe and Asia-Oceania), regardless of your nationality.

Will the winners of Bushiroad Spring Fest 2018 Regional Championships receive an invitation to World Finals in Japan?

Invitations will only be given to winners of Bushiroad Championship Series (BCS) 2018 Regional Championships, which will be held in the latter half of the year. Bushiroad Spring Fest 2018 regional champions will not be invited.

  • Cardfight!! Vanguard Website
  • Weiss Schwarz Website
  • Future Card Buddyfight Website
  • Dragoborne -Rise to Supremacy-

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