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Regionals or State Championships?

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So I played in my first regional championship this year, and a friend of mine was going to go to Wisconsin to play in his... 3 hours away. The Wisconsin championship got over a 3 AM!. I know that regionals is supposed to be a bigger and better group of players, but I think it really pushes more casual players away who may be more apt to play in a state championship.

 

What do you think? I think state championship and then nationals might be better and encourage more players to play.

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I'd say split the difference:

 

Store Championships --> State Championships --> Regional Championships --> National Championships --> World Championship

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I didn't go, but I think it started at 11 or 12, but had 30 some players, probably 65-70 minute rounds, took about 15 minutes to set up each round. And if they played Top 16 down to the championship with no time limit, that might take forever.

 

 

 

I'd say split the difference:

 

Store Championships --> State Championships --> Regional Championships --> National Championships --> World Championship

Yeah, either or. I just think it would encourage more people to attend the larger tournaments.

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The Star Wars LCG regional in Wisconsin isnt until July, unless he went to play X-Wing, which was the 17th. If it was X-wing then I am not surprised. The planfield illinois LCG regional ended around 10pm and we started at noon.

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Yeah I heard the X-wing regional had 63 players not 30ish as well, it was huge!

 

That is insane! That would explain why it went until 3am.

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Ya, these regionals are getting beastly. Almost all of them are stories like that. There WAS a SWLCG one in west virginia with about 40 players maybe even a little less that still went until like 2 am. Or later....

 

There was a Netrunner regional in chicago with 87 *shudder*

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As a Virginian, I can see why the WV one was packed: all of the people here in VA had to drive all the way there.  xD

 

If I'm lucky now that I'm back home, they'll schedule one in Richmond or Newport News for next year.  Just hope it's not in the northern part of the state.

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