Frequently Asked Questions
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.
Should I sleeve the cards? May I use different sleeves for Imaginary Gift markers and G units (Cardfight!! Vanguard)?
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 Standard:
You MUST use different card sleeves from your main deck for your Ride Deck.
Cardfight!! Vanguard V Premium & Premium:
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.
Cardfight!! Vanguard Premium:
You MUST use different card sleeves from your main deck for your G units.
Am I allowed to use my own card supplies (sleeves, deck cases, playmats) in 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 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 Spring Fest 2023 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 Regional Championship is held but I am currently residing in a country in that region, am I able to participate in 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 in that Shop Challenge or Regional Championship?
Yes, you are allowed to participate.