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Introducing Bushiroad World Championship (BWC) 2015!

Bushiroad World Championship is an annual event across North America/Latin America, Europe and Asia-Oceania with major tournaments for Bushiroad English edition card games: Cardfight!! Vanguard, Weiss Schwarz and Future Card Buddyfight. This year we have more locations introduced such as Costa Rica, Spain, Italy and Philippines-Cebu!

Participate in the Regional Qualifies to test your skills and make new friends! Top winners of Regional Qualifiers will be invited to the respective Continental Championships, and the champions will be sponsored with travel and accommodation! Winners of Continental Championships will be sponsored to travel to Japan for the World Final!

The invitation and sponsorship vary from different regional qualifies.


#BWC2015
Deck Registration Forms [PDF]
with Terms & Conditions

It is highly recommended to download the above deck registration forms for Bushiroad World Championship. Please kindly print out both pages. You may also use the registration forms for other events.

Updates for France Replacement Qualifier

We are pleased to announce the replacement qualifier for France, on December 12 & 13 in EPITA, Paris. Please find below for the special arrangements for France Replacement Qualifier:

Dec 12Registration: 10:00am
Start: 11:00am

Dec 13Registration: 10:00am
Start: 11:00am

Dec 13Registration: 10:00am
Start: 11:00am

* There will be no invitation of winners from Future Card Buddyfight tournament to World Finals.

France Replacement Qualifier

Paris

Dec 12-13

EPITA

13-15 rue Voltaire, 94276 Kremlin Bicêtre

[Updates]

Eligibility: Only residents in France, Switzerland and Belgium may participate in France Replacement Qualifier main tournaments.

Invitation: Champions of Cardfight!! Vanguard and Weiss Schwarz will be invited to participate in World Finals in Japan on Jan 9, 2016. Travel and accommodation expenses will be provided.

Commemorative PR: Top 3 winners of each game may receive 1pc of the Commemorative PR card (Continental Championship ver.) of the game he/she has played.

Invitation Change for Continental Championship Winners to World Finals in Japan

Cardfight!! Vanguard Europe Continental Championship: Top 2 winners will be invited to World Finals, instead of Top 3.

Weiss Schwarz North America Continental Championship: Top 4 winners will be invited to World Finals, instead of Top 3.

Updates

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Promotional Goods for Regional Qualifiers

World Championship Promos

Participate in BWC tournaments and/or side events may receive two PR cards and an exclusive World Championship rubber playmat of that game! One of the PR cards is hot-stamped!

Cardfight!! Vanguard

PR/0210EN Fiercebau

PR/0209EN Lady Battler of the White Dwarf

Cardfight!! Vanguard G World Championship rubber playmat

Future Card Buddyfight

PR/0013EN Star Guardian, Jackknife “Full Burst”

PR/0112EN Purgatory Knights, Curse Falx Dragon

Future Card Buddyfight World Championship rubber playmat

Weiss Schwarz

MM/W35-PE01 Homura in Archery Uniform

FS/S34-PE01 The Ones Fighting Against Fate

Weiss Schwarz 「Attack on Titan」 World Championship rubber playmat

Click the long buttons below to learn how to receive the promotional goods!

Cardfight!! Vanguard Future Card Buddyfight Weiss Schwarz
Main Tournament Participation
(Receive upon registration)
Cardfight!! Vanguard G World Championship Rubber Playmat Future Card Buddyfight World Championship Rubber Playmat Weiss Schwarz “Attack on Titan” World Championship Rubber Playmat
PR/0209EN Lady Battler of the White Dwarf PR/0112EN Purgatory Knights, Curse Falx Dragon FS/S34-PE01 The Ones Fighting Against Fate
Bushiroad Lanyard Bushiroad Lanyard Bushiroad Lanyard
Before 5th Round/Last Round before Top 8 PR/0210EN Fiercebau PR/0013EN Star Guardian, Jackknife “Full Burst” MM/W35-PE01 Homura in Archery Uniform

Cardfight!! Vanguard Future Card Buddyfight Weiss Schwarz
Main Tournament Participation Cardfight!! Vanguard G World Championship Rubber Playmat Future Card Buddyfight World Championship Rubber Playmat Weiss Schwarz 「Attack on Titan」 World Championship Rubber Playmat
PR/0210EN Fiercebau PR/0013EN Star Guardian, Jackknife “Full Burst” MM/W35-PE01 Homura in Archery Uniform
Bushiroad Lanyard Bushiroad Lanyard Bushiroad Lanyard
Free Fight PR/0209EN Lady Battler of the White Dwarf PR/0112EN Purgatory Knights, Curse Falx Dragon FS/S34-PE01 The Ones Fighting Against Fate
Participating in free fights of a game for 3 rounds or more to receive a promotional card of that game!

The quantities of promotional cards and World Championship playmats allocated to each location are limited. While stocks last.

Guests

[EVENT CANCELLED] Misei Ito

Freelance illustrator
illustrating artworks for trading card games, arcade games and books.
Homepage | Pixiv | Twitter
Illustrator of popular Cardfight!! Vanguard cards such as “One Who Supasses the Storm, Thavas”, “Embodiment of Perdition, Sahr” and “Cradle of the Stars, Stellar Maker”.
Guest of BWC2015 France Regional Qualifier

Schedule

Live Drawing Nov 14: 14:30-15:30
Autograph Session Nov 14/15: 16:00-17:00

Schedule is subject to the actual event.
Purchase EUR10 worth of products on November 14 & 15, 2015 at the venue to participate in the autograph session. Limited tickets available.

Ayasa Ito

Voice of “Saya Yatomi” from Cardfight!! Vanguard G TV Animation
Guest of BWC2015 Malaysia Regional Qualifier

Schedule

Gunslinger Session Oct 31/Nov 1: 14:00 (Weiss Schwarz)
Autograph Session Oct 31/Nov 1: 15:30

Purchase RM30 worth of products on 31st October & 1st November 2015 at the venue to participate in the autograph session. Limited tickets available.

 

fuzichoco

Illustrator of popular Cardfight!! Vanguard cards such as School Etoile, Olyvia, Squallmaker Vampir and Black Shiver, Gavrail.
Guest of BWC2015 Singapore Regional Qualifier

Schedule

Live Drawing Oct 10/11: 14:30-15:30
Autograph Session Oct 10/11: 16:30-17:00

Purchase for SGD30 or more in a single receipt to receive a ticket to autograph session! Tickets issued per day is limited. The actual schedule is subject to actual events.

Locations

Regional Qualifiers

Information is subject to change.

Some information of the European Grand Prix (EGP) and World Grand Prix (WGP) 2015 are included as well. Please be noted that they are different events from Bushiroad World Championship, even though some EGP or WGP tournaments are held at the same venue and/or on the same dates as Bushiroad World Championship. Please kindly refer to their official pages for more information.

North America / Latin America

USA/New York

White Plains

Aug 8-9

Westchester County Center

198 Central Ave., White Plains, NY 10606

Canada

Vancouver

Aug 15-16

Executive Airport Plaza

7311 Westminster Hwy, Richmond, BC V6X 1A3

Costa Rica

San José

Aug 16

Hotel Best Western Irazú

Kilometro 4, Autopista General Cañas, San José 2000, 72-1017

There is special arrangement for winners’ invitations. Please click here for more details.

Canada

Toronto

Aug 22-23

Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference

801 Dixon Rd, Toronto, ON M9W 1J5

USA/Illinois

Chicago

Sep 5-6

Chicago Marriott Oak Brook Hotel

1401 W 22nd St, Oak Brook, IL 60523

USA/Georgia

Atlanta

Sep 12-13

Sheraton Atlanta Airport Hotel

1900 Sullivan Rd, Atlanta, GA 30337

USA/Hawaii

Honolulu

Sep 19-20

Dole Cannery

650 Iwilei Rd. Honolulu, HI 96817

Puerto Rico

Caguas

Oct 3-4

Cancha Roger Mendoza

located in the Complejo Deportivo Municipal, 00727 Caguas

There will be special arrangement for winners’ invitations. Please click here for more details.

Mexico

Mexico City

Oct 17-18

Salón Señorial

C/ Hamburgo, Juárez, Cuauhtémoc, D.F.

There will be special arrangement for winners’ invitations. Please click here for more details.

USA/Texas

Houston

Oct 31 – Nov 1

Sheraton North Houston at George Bush Intercontinental

15700 John F Kennedy Blvd, Houston, TX 77032

USA/California

Pomona

Nov 7-8

Pomona Fairplex

1101 W McKinley Ave, Pomona, CA 91768
[Parking] Parking is at Gate 17, off McKinley Ave.

Europe

Italy

Rome

Sep 6

Angeli e Draghi

Via Luigi Vanvitelli, 5, 00153 Roma

Sep 6Registration: 10:00am
Start: 11:00am

There will be special arrangement for winners’ invitations. Please click here for more details.

[Update] Only fighters residing in Italy, Vatican City and San Marino may participate.

Greece

Athens

Sep 19-20

Kaissa Café

Leof. Mesogeion 12, Athina

Sep 19Registration: 10:00am
Start: 11:00am

Sep 20Registration: 10:00am
Start: 11:00am

Side Event

Sep 20Registration: 10:00am
Start: 11:00am

Weiss Schwarz tournament in Greece is a side event of Bushiroad World Championship. Participants will receive the same PR cards and Attack on Titan rubber playmat (subject to stock), but winners will not be eligible to participate in Europe Continental Championship or World Finals.

Spain

Madrid

Oct 3

Akiba Store

C/ Santa Ana 9 – 2, Madrid

Oct 3The Spain Special Qualifier on Oct 3 is the Final for Clanwars: La Guerra de las Cien Casas. By Invitation only.

There will be special arrangement for winners’ invitations. Please click here for more details.

[Update] Only fighters residing in Spain, Portugal, Andorra and Gibraltar may participate.

[Update] Clanwars: La Guerra de las Cien Casas has joint BWC2015. The Spain Qualifier on Oct 3 at Akiba Store is the Final for Clanwars. Please check out Clanwars event page for Clanwars tournament schedules.

Germany

Cologne

Oct 3-4

Foyer Im MediaPark 6

KOMED Im MediaPark 7, 50670 Köln

Oct 3Registration: 10:00am
Start: 11:00am

Oct 4Registration: 10:00am
Start: 11:00am

Oct 4Registration: 10:00am
Start: 11:00am

United Kingdom

Manchester

Oct 10-11

Play Expo
* Free Entry for BWC participants.

EVENTCITY, Phoenix Way, Manchester M41 7TB

Oct 10Registration: 09:30am
Start: 11:00am

Oct 11Registration: 09:30am
Start: 11:00am

Oct 11Registration: 09:30am
Start: 11:00am

Entry to Play Expo is free for World Championship tournaments. Special queue arrangement will be available at Play Expo for tournament participants 09:30am – 11:00am. Please approach our friendly ushers should you need any assistance.

France Replacement Qualifier

Paris

Dec 12-13

EPITA

13-15 rue Voltaire, 94276 Kremlin Bicêtre

[Update]

Eligibility: Only residents in France, Switzerland and Belgium may participate.

Invitation: Champions of Cardfight!! Vanguard and Weiss Schwarz will be invited to participate in World Finals in Japan on Jan 9, 2016. Travel and accommodation expenses will be provided.

Commemorative PR: Top 3 winners of each game may receive 1pc of the Commemorative PR card (Continental Championship ver.) of the game he/she has played.

Dec 12Registration: 10:00am
Start: 11:00am

Dec 13Registration: 10:00am
Start: 11:00am

Dec 13Registration: 10:00am
Start: 11:00am

* There will be no invitation of winners from Future Card Buddyfight tournament to World Finals.

Europe Grand Prix (Japanese Event)

Europe Grand Prix (EGP) is a separate event from Bushiroad World Championship. More EGP qualifiers are available across Europe before Nov 28. Please click above for more information.

Asia-Oceania

Indonesia

Jakarta

Sep 12-13

Lotte Shopping Avenue

Jln. Prof. Doktor Satrio Kav. 3-5, Karet Kuningan, Setiabudi, Jakarta-Selatan 12940

Sep 12Registration: 9:00-10:30am
Start: 11:00am

Sep 13Registration: 9:00-10:30am
Start: 11:00am

World Grand Prix (Japanese Event)

Side Event

Sep 13
Junior Championship
Registration: 2:00pm
Start: 2:30pm

Australia

Melbourne

Sep 26-27

Celtic Club

316-320 Queen St., Melbourne, VIC 3000

Sep 26Registration: 11:00-11:50am
Start: 12:00am

Sep 27Registration: 11:00-11:50am
Start: 12:00am

Sep 27Registration: 11:00-11:50am
Start: 12:00am

World Grand Prix (Japanese Event)

Philippines

Manila

Oct 10-11

Glorietta Activity Center

Parkway Dr., Makati, Metro Manila

Oct 10Registration: 9:00am
Start: 12:00nn

Oct 11Registration: 9:00am
Start: 12:00nn

Oct 11Registration: 9:00am
Start: 12:00nn

Side Event

Oct 11
Junior Championship

Singapore

Singapore

Oct 10-11

Suntec Convention Centre Hall 404

1 Raffles Blvd, S039593

Oct 10Registration: 10:00am
Start: 11:00am

Oct 11Registration: 10:00am
Start: 11:00am

World Grand Prix (Japanese Event)

Side Events

Oct 10Registration: 10:00am
Start: 12:00nn

Oct 11
Junior Championship
Registration: 12:00nn

New Zealand

Auckland

Oct 25

Armageddon Expo (Auckland)

ASB Showgrounds, 217 Green Lane West, Greenlane, Auckland 1051

Oct 25Registration: 10:00am
Start: 11:00am

Entry fee to the expo may apply.

Side Events

Oct 24/26Registration: 10:00am
Start: 12:00nn

Standard Constructed or Starter Deck Entry.
Entry fee: NZD 10

Philippines

Cebu

Oct 31

Ayala Activity Center

Cebu Business Park, Archbishop Reyes Ave., 6000 Cebu City

Oct 31Registration: 10:00am
Start: 12:00nn

Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur

Oct 31-Nov 1

Dewan Cempaka, MH Hotel & Residences

Menara Pgrm, 8, Jln. Pudu Hulu, Taman Pertama, 56100 Kuala Lumpur

Oct 31Registration: 8:00am
Start: 10:00am

Nov 1Registration: 10:00am
Start: 11:30am

World Grand Prix (Japanese Event)

Side Event

Nov 1
Junior Championship

Continental ChampionshipsBy invitations only

Information is subject to change.

USA/California

Los Angeles

Nov 21-22

Los Angeles Airport Marriott

5855 W Century Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90045-5614

Nov 21

Nov 22

Nov 22

Germany

Düsseldorf

Nov 28

BEST WESTERN Savoy Hotel Düsseldorf

Oststras. 128, 40210 Düsseldorf, Germany

Singapore [Updated]

Singapore

Dec 6

The Colonial @ Scotts

31 A, Scotts Rd., Singapore 228243
(5 min walk to Newton MRT)

World FinalBy invitations only

Information is subject to change.

Japan

Tokyo

Jan 9

Bushiroad Inc. (office)

2F Sumitomo Nakanosakaue Bldg, 1-38-1 Chuo, Nakano-ku, Tokyo, Japan 164-0011

Tournament Regulations and Formats
for Regional Qualifiers

Format
Individual
Entry Fee
none *
If the tournaments are held inside another event organized by a third party such as an exhibition or a convention, the entry fee to that event may apply.
Eligibility of Participation
North America/Latin America: All fighters living in North America and Latin America may participate. Fighters living outside of North America or Latin America may not participate.

Europe (Except for Spain, Italy and France): All fighters living in Europe may participate. Fighters living outside of Europe may not participate.
Clanwars (Spain/Portugal): All fighters residing in Spain, Portugal, Andorra and Gibraltar may participate. Fighters residing outside of Spain, Portugal, Andorra or Gibraltar may not participate. For Oct 3 Final in Akiba Store, only invited winners from each Clanwars tournaments may participate.
Italy: All fighters residing in Italy, Vatican City and San Marino may participate. Fighters residing outside of Italy, Vatican City or San Marino may not participate.
[Update] France Replacement Qualifier: All fighters residing in France, Switzerland and Belgium may participate.

Asia-Oceania: All fighters living in Asia-Oceania may participate. Fighters living outside of Asia-Oceania may not participate.

Language Restriction
All English version cards can be used. Cards of other languages may not be used.
Sleeving
Fighters are required to use opaque card sleeves so that the back of cards cannot be easily distinguished.
You may use different card sleeves from your deck for your G Units (Cardfight!! Vanguard) / Flag (Future Card Buddyfight).
Sleeves used for the other cards, including main deck, side-board and Buddy Monster (when applicable) must be of the same design.
Eligibility of Cards
Cards from new expansions are legal to use from the expansion’s release date.
Cards from sneak previews may not be used before the release date of that expansion.
Sideboard Rulings
(Applicable to Future Card Buddyfight tournaments only)

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.

Clan Fight
(Applicable to Cardfight!! Vanguard tournaments only)

Fighters’ decks (including G-Units) must only contain cards from the same clan, with the exception of:

<<Cray Elemental>> cards;
<<Royal Paladin>> decks may consist of up to 4 copies of “Blaster Dark”;
<<Link Joker>> decks may consist of cards with “Яeverse” in its name.

Tournament Structure

Fighters will have to adhere to the deck regulations/requirements.

Please click the long buttons below to view the detailed tournament structure of each game.

North America/Latin America Europe/Asia-Oceania
Format Modified Swiss, Double Elimination Modified Swiss
Clan Fight
Best out of 1 game, 1 game per round
Clan Fight
Best out of 1 game, 1 game per round
Time Limit 20 min / round 20 min / round
Top 8 – Tournament will be cut to Top 8
Cut to Top 6 for Mexico
Format Single Elimination Single Elimination
Clan Fight
Best 2 out of 3 games, 3 games per round
Clan Fight
Best out of 1 game, 1 game per round
Time Limit 40 min / round 20 min / round

All Regions
Format Modified Swiss
Best 2 out of 3 games, 3 games per round
Time Limit 40 min / round
Sideboard Sideboard allowed. Please refer to above “Sideboard Rulings” section for more details.
Top 8 – Tournament will be cut to Top 8
Format Single Elimination
Best 2 out of 3 games, 3 games per round
Time Limit 40 min / round
Sideboard Sideboard allowed

All Regions
Format Modified Swiss
Neo Standard
Best out of 1 game, 1 game per round
Time Limit 30 min / round
Top 8 – Tournament will be cut to Top 8
Format Single Elimination
Neo Standard
Best out of 1 game, 1 game per round
Time Limit 30 min / round

Tournament Regulations and Formats
for Continental Championships & World Finals

Format
Individual
Eligibility
Via invitation only
Regulations
Regulations on “Language Restriction”, “Sleeving” and “Eligibility of Cards” are the same as regional qualifiers.
Clan Fight and Sideboard rulings are also applicable to Cardfight!! Vanguard and Future Card Buddyfight tournaments respectively at Continental Championships and World Finals.
Tournament Format for Continental Championships
Cardfight!! Vanguard Weiss Schwarz Future Card Buddyfight
Swiss before Top 4
Cut to Top 4
Top 4: Single Elimination
Best of 3, 50 min/round
Clan Fight
Swiss before Top 4*
Cut to Top 4
Top 4: Single Elimination
Best of 1, 30 min/round
Neo-standard
Swiss before Top 4
Cut to Top 4
Top 4: Single Elimination
Best of 3, 40 min/round
Sideboard allowed
sideboard ruling applies

* For Asia-Oceania, Weiss Schwarz tournament format will be Round Robin.

Tournament Format for World Finals
Cardfight!! Vanguard Weiss Schwarz Future Card Buddyfight
Swiss before Top 4
Cut to Top 4
Top 4: Single Elimination
Best of 3, 50 min/round
Clan Fight
2 rounds of seed placement,
then single
elimination
Best of 3, 75 min/round
Neo-standard
2 rounds of seed placement,
then single
elimination
Best of 3, 40 min/round
Sideboard allowed
sideboard ruling applies

Finalists’ Prizes

For Regional Qualifier Winners

Finalist who obtains a Top 4 position in Bushiroad World Championship tournaments may receive a certificate of that position and the game played.

Top finalists may also receive invitations to respective Continental Championships or World Final directly. Winners’ travel and accommodation expenses to Continental Championships / World Final may be provided. Please refer to the details in the table below.

If the winner is from the same city or town as where the Continental Championship is held, no accommodation will be provided. Invitation must be confirmed within 7 days in order to secure the invitation. Invited players are requited to arrange visa by themselves if necessary.

Players who have received an invitation from a previous World Championship 2015 tournament will NOT be eligible for another invitation. The invitation will be passed down to the next position if the winner has already received an invitation.

North America / Latin America

Applicable Regions Finalists’ Invitations
All USA Locations
All Canada Locations

Champion and 2nd Place will receive an invitation to North America Continental Championship. Travel and accommodation expenses will be provided.
3rd and 4th Place will receive an invitation to North America Continental Championship.

Champion will receive an invitation to North America Continental Championship. Travel and accommodation expenses will be provided.
2nd Place will receive an invitation to North America Continental Championship.

Mexico

Champion will receive an invitation to World Finals in Japan. Travel and accommodation expenses will be provided.

Champion will receive an invitation to North America Continental Championship. Travel and accommodation expenses will be provided.
2nd Place will receive an invitation to North America Continental Championship.

Latin America Locations
(Puerto Rico & Costa Rica)

Champion will receive an invitation to Mexico Regional Qualifier, and directly qualifies Top 8. Travel and accommodation expenses will be provided.

[Puerto Rico only] Champion will receive an invitation to North America Continental Championship. Travel and accommodation expenses will be provided.
2nd Place will receive an invitation to North America Continental Championship.

Europe

Applicable Regions Finalists’ Invitations
Greece

Champion will receive an invitation to Europe Continental Championship. Travel and accommodation expenses will be provided.
2nd Place will receive an invitation to Europe Continental Championship.

* Weiss Schwarz is not applicable to Greece.

France Replacement Qualifier
[Updated]

Champion will receive an invitation to World Final. Travel and accommodation expenses will be provided.

There will be no invitation for Future Card Buddyfight tournament winners.

Germany

Champion and 2nd Place will receive an invitation to Europe Continental Championship. Travel and accommodation expenses will be provided.
3rd and 4th Place will receive an invitation to Europe Continental Championship.

Champion will receive an invitation to Europe Continental Championship. Travel and accommodation expenses will be provided.
2nd Place will receive an invitation to Europe Continental Championship.

United Kingdom

Champion and 2nd Place will receive an invitation to Europe Continental Championship. Travel and accommodation expenses will be provided.
3rd and 4th Place will receive an invitation to Europe Continental Championship.

Champion will receive an invitation to Europe Continental Championship. Travel and accommodation expenses will be provided.
2nd Place will receive an invitation to Europe Continental Championship.

Champion will receive an invitation to Europe Continental Championship. Travel and accommodation expenses will be provided.
2nd Place & 3rd Place will receive an invitation to Europe Continental Championship.

Italy
Spain (Clanwars Final)

Champion will receive an invitation to World Final. Travel and accommodation expenses will be provided.

* Cardfight!! Vanguard is applicable to Spain only. Weiss Schwarz is applicable to Italy only.

Asia-Oceania

Applicable Regions Finalists’ Invitations
All Asia-Oceania Locations

Champion will receive an invitation to Asia-Oceania Continental Championship. Travel and accommodation expenses will be provided, except for winners from Singapore Regional Qualifier or residing in Singapore.
2nd Place will receive an invitation to Asia-Oceania Continental Championship.

* Invitation of winners is only applicable if that location has World Championship main tournament of that game as listed above.

For Continental Championship Winners

Continental Championships winner will receive an invitation to participate in World Finals in Japan. Travel and accommodation expenses will be provided. Please find the number of invitees from respective Continental Championship below:

Continentals Cardfight!! Vanguard Weiss Schwarz Future Card Buddyfight
North America Top 3 Top 4 [updated] Top 2
Europe Top 2 [updated] Champion Champion
Asia-Oceania Top 2 Champion Champion

Mexico Cardfight!! Vanguard Regional Qualifier, Italy Weiss Schwarz Regional Qualifier, Spain Cardfight!! Vanguard Regional Qualifier (Clanwars Finals) and France Cardfight!! Vanguard and Weiss Schwarz [updated] Champions will join above finalists in World Finals.

Commemorative PR Cards for Continental Championships and World Finals Participants

Special commemorative cards will be given to Continental Championship and/or World Final Invitees! Participants of the Continental Championships and World Finals may receive the following cards with hot-stamp:

Cardfight!! Vanguard Weiss Schwarz Future Card Buddyfight
Continental Championships VG BWC Continental PR
BWC2015/VG01EN Supremacy Dragon, Claret Sword Dragon
WS BWC Continental PR
BWC2015/WS01EN Loves Card Games! Shiyoko
BF BWC Continental PR
BWC2015/BF01EN Demon Lord, Asmodai
World Finals VG BWC Final PR
BWC2015/VG02EN Chronojet Dragon
WS BWC Continental PR
BWC2015/WS02EN After School Shiyoko
BF BWC Continental PR
BWC2015/BF02EN “Awakened” Fifth Omni Dragon Lord, Drum

Every player is entitled to one PR card per type only. Invitees may only receive the above-mentioned hot-stamp PR cards by participating in the respective Continental Championships and/or World Finals. Invitees fail to participate in Continental Championships and/or World Finals may not receive the PR cards. Infomation is subject to change. Terms and conditions apply.

Special Arrangements

Mexico & Spain
Cardfight!! Vanguard Regional Qualifier Champions
Invitees may receive both BWC2015/VG01EN & BWC2015/VG01EN at World Finals.
Costa Rica and Puerto Rico
Cardfight!! Vanguard Regional Qualifier Champions
Invitees may receive BWC2015/VG01EN at Mexico Regional Qualifer.
Italy
Weiss Schwarz Regional Qualifier Champion
Invitee may receive both BWC2015/WS01EN & BWC2015/WS02EN at World Finals.
France Replacement Qualifier
Top 3 Winners of Each Game
Players with Top 3 position may receive a piece of the Commemorative PR Card for Continental Championships (BWC2015/VG01EN, BWC2015/WS01EN, BWC2015/BF01EN) of the game he/she has played.

Subject to production schedule. Invitees need participate in World Finals / Mexico Reqional Qualifier Top 8 to receive the PR cards.

Merchandise

Mermaid Idol Summer Set

A collection of 9 <<Bermuda Triangle>> PR cards and three clear files with mermaid idols!

Pre-sale starts at World Championship locations and selected events.

Learn more about the product here

Mermaid Idol Summer Set

Side Events

Free FightsAvailable in North America/Latin America Only

Free Fight is a format to play simply for fun without competition. Participants can go in and out freely during the Free Fight time. Fighters will be randomly matched against a new opponent after each match.

Free Fight is available for Cardfight!! Vanguard, Future Card Buddyfight and Weiss Schwarz in all World Championship locations across North America and Latin America.

Free Fights are available for all the three games: Cardfight!! Vanguard, Weiss Schwarz and Future Card Buddyfight.

If you are an organizer: download Free Fight form here: Single Page Ver. | 4-per-page Ver.

Eligibility Anyone may participate
Time 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Actual timing is subject to the space available and the progress of the main tournaments.
Deck Regulations
  • Participants are free to enter and leave without restriction.
  • Participants will be randomly matched against a new opponent each round.
  • Only English edition cards may be used.
Prizes

All participants who fought in 3 or more matches of the same game title will receive a PR card from that game title.

– Cardfight!! Vanguard: PR/0209EN Lady Battler of the White Dwarf
– Future Card Buddyfight: PR/0112EN Purgatory Knights, Curse Falx Dragon
– Weiss Schwarz: FS/S34-PE01 The Ones Fighting Against Fate

The redemption period of the PR cards is subject to organizer’s discretion. While stocks last.

Future Card Buddyfight Junior ChampionshipAvailable in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines

Junior Championship is similar to and runs concurrently with the Bushiroad World Championship 2015 program, but is tailored for young fighters and below and uses Best of 1 in the format.

Champions do not receive any invitation to compete in further events.
Age limit depends on the education system used on the host country:
Eg. Primary 6 and below for British education system.
Grade 6 and below for Japanese education system.

Tournament Structure

Format Modified Swiss, Double Elimination
Best out of 1 game, 1 game per round
Time Limit 20 min/round
Sideboard Not allowed
Top 8 – Tournament will be cut to Top 8
Top 8 Format Single Elimination
Best out of 1 game, 1 game per round
Time Limit 20 min / round
Sideboard Not allowed
Participation Prizes

PR/0013EN Star Guardian, Jackknife “Full Burst”
1pc per participant

Finalists’ Prizes
Winner will receive a 1st Place certificate.
1st Runner-Up will receive a 2nd Place Certificate.

8-Man-Win-A-PR Available at Some Locations only

“8-Man-Win-A-PR” is a mini-tournament that will be conducted as soon as 8 players have signed up. The tournaments are available for all three games: Cardfight!! Vanguard, Future Card Buddyfight & Weiss Schwarz at some World Championship locations.

Format Single Elimination
Best out of 1 game, 1 game per round
Time 20 min / round (Cardfight!! Vanguard, Future Card Buddyfight)
30 min / round (Weiss Schwarz)
Language Either English or Japanese decks may be used.
However, no mixing of languages in the same deck is allowed.
Prize The champion will receive a PR good for the respective game title that they participated in.
THe type of the PR good is subject to the availability at that location.

Availability of “8-Man-Win-A-PR” tournaments is subject to the location and the availabiy of PR goods.

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