Bushiroad Championship Series 24/25

Bushiroad Championship Series 24/25

Bushiroad Championship Series (BCS) is an officially sanctioned tournament series held annually across more than 25 locations. Thousands of players gather to face off in heart-racing games for attractive prizes and the coveted invitation to World Finals.

The next season, Bushiroad Championship Series 24/25 (BCS 24/25), will span three regions: Asia & Oceania (AO), Europe (EU), and North & Latin America (NA/LA). Players can compete at the shop-level Shop Challenges or directly at the regional-level Regional Qualifiers for a chance to play at World Finals.

Shop Challenges
Regional Qualifiers
World Finals (Invite Only)

The World Finals will be held in spring 2025.

Bushiroad Championship Series will include the English edition of the following trading card games:

● Cardfight!! Vanguard (Standard)
● Cardfight!! Vanguard (Premium)
● Weiß Schwarz
● Shadowverse: Evolve

  • Cardfight!! Vanguard
  • Weiss Schwarz
  • Weiss Schwarz

Overall Tournament Structure

  1. There will be 3 levels of tournaments: Shop Challenges, Regional Qualifiers, and World Finals (Invite only).
    • Champions from each Regional Qualifier will receive a sponsored invitation to World Finals unless otherwise stated, to be held in spring 2025. The 2nd and 3rd place will receive non-sponsored invites to World Finals unless otherwise stated.
    • Non-sponsored invites are allowed to be passed down till the 4th place.
    • Sponsored invites can be passed down to the 4th place only if both the 2nd and 3rd place are unable to attend.
  2. Champions of World Finals 24/25 will receive a sponsored invitation to the next World Finals as returning champions to defend their title.
    • Returning champions will not be able to pass down their invitations.
    • Champions from Bushiroad Championship Series 23 and Shadowverse: Evolve World Invitational 2023 will be participating at the Bushiroad Championship Series 24/25 World Finals.
  3. Shop Challenges will be run in an individual format for all games and formats.
    • Winners of Shop Challenges will receive a Bye Card that can be used to obtain Bye round(s) when attending Regional Qualifiers.
  4. Players will be able to compete in any region. However, invitations will be region locked.
    • Any player receiving an invite must currently reside in the corresponding region of the tournament.
    • If the player is not currently residing in that region, the invite will be passed down. This is limited between the Champion and 2nd to 4th place players.
      Players will still be eligible for all other prizes (i.e. Champion Participation Card, Certificate, or Trophy).
  5. Players who have earned multiple World Finals invitations may only accept one invitation and will only receive one set of participation prizes corresponding to the game and format of the accepted invitation.

    • Example 1: Player A receives a World Finals invitation for Cardfight!! Vanguard (Standard) and Shadowverse: Evolve at their region’s Regional Qualifiers. They choose to accept the invitation for Shadowverse: Evolve. As such, they are will only be eligible to receive the participation prizes for Shadowverse: Evolve.
    • Example 2: Player B receives a World Finals invitation for Cardfight!! Vanguad (Standard) in two different Regional Qualifiers (X and Y). They choose to accept the invitation from Region X. They will receive a single set of participation prizes for Cardfight!! Vanguard (Standard).