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
Should I sleeve the cards? May I use different sleeves for Imaginary Gift markers and G units (Cardfight!! Vanguard) / Buddy Monster and/or Flag (Future Card Buddyfight)?
You may choose to sleeve your Imaginary Gift Markers. However, if you do, you MUST use different card sleeves from your main deck for your Imaginary Gift markers.
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 your Flag card.
You MUST use different card sleeves for Lost World Deck in order to differentiate your Main Deck from your Lost World Deck.
Am I allowed to use my own card supplies (sleeves, deck cases, playmats) in Shop Challenges & Regional Championship tournaments?
Yes, you are allowed to use your own card supplies as long as they are licensed products. It is prohibited to use any unlicensed card supplies.
Can I purchase cards from other players at Shop Challenges & Regional Championship tournaments?
No. Players may trade cards, but are not allowed to buy/sell cards from other players at our events.
Can I play other card games at a Regional Championship?
No. Players are only allowed to play Bushiroad card games at the Regional Championship tournaments, unless another sanctioned card game tournament is taking place at the same venue.
Are there any entry fees?
Entry fees may be charged at each shop’s discretion for Shop Challenges. There are no entry fees to any tournament in the Bushiroad Championship Series 2019 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.
If I am not the citizen of any countries in the region where a Shop Challenge or Regional Championship is held and I am NOT 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. However, please note that the invites are strictly restricted to players currently residing in that region. Thus, the invites will be passed down to the next eligible candidate. You will still be able to receive the prizes (i.e. Medals, Certificate or Champion PR).
If I have already received a BYE Card in one BCS Shop Challenge, can I participate in another Shop Challenge? If I win the tournament again, will I be granted another 1 or 2 BYEs at Regional Championships?
Participants may participate in multiple BCS Shop Challenges, as long as the eligibility is fulfilled. The participant may receive multiple BYE Cards should he or she wins at multiple Shop Challenges. However, only one BYE card can be used to grant free Byes for each game at one Regional Championship.
Can one BYE Card from one Shop Challenge be used multiple times at different Regional Championships?
No. The winners of any Shop Challenge must submit the BYE Card to the Bushiroad staff at the Regional Championship to receive the automatic byes, and Bushiroad staff will either cut a corner or punch a hole on the card. Hence one card can only be used once at any Regional Championship in the region.
If I have already received an invitation to World Finals from one BCS Regional Championship, can I participate in another Regional Championship? If I win the tournament again, will I receive another invitation?
No. Participants may participate in multiple BCS Regional Championship, as long as the eligibility is fulfilled. However, if a participant has received a sponsored invitation to the World Finals from a previous Regional Championship of any game, that participant will not be able to receive another invitation. Should the participant win at any other Regional Championship again, the sponsored invitation will be passed down to the next available candidate.