16 January 2015 | Android: Netrunner LCG

2015 Android: Netrunner Regional Championships

Apply by February 6th to Host a Tournament

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Applications for 2015 Regional Championships are now closed! Please check our website for upcoming announcements concerning Summer Tournament Kits and other exciting Organized Play opportunities.

Fantasy Flight Games is excited to announce Android: Netrunner Regional Championship applications have been rezzed and are now online! Retailers are invited to apply now for this year’s Regional season, running from May 1st through July 31st.

If you are a United States retailer or tournament organizer interested in hosting a 2015 Regional Championship event, fill out our online application form before February 6th 23:59 CST (Central Standard Time) to be considered.

If you are a retailer outside of the United States, please contact your distributor to apply to host a Regional Championship or ask questions. International applications must be submitted before February 6th 23:59 CST (Central Standard Time) to be considered.

How Do Regional Championships Fit into Organized Play?

Regional Championships are your chance to create a community that spans beyond your town or city and the first big test for competitive players on their road to World Championship Weekend in November. A premier event, Regional Championships attract players hoping to earn the precious first-round bye at their National Championship and gain a leg up on their opponents.

Regional Championships are exclusive events and there are a limited number of them run around the world each year. We are excited to announce that this year we are increasing the number of events to better serve the needs of players. In the United States, each region can host up to three Regional Championships (see the map below). If you are outside of the United States, contact your distributor for more information on Regional Championships in your country.

What Does Premier Level Mean?

Premier-level events are the most prestigious tournaments FFG supports. Players can come to these events expecting the highest level of competition, as well as the strictest enforcement of rules. From the Android: Netrunner tournament rules:

Premier events are the highest level of competition for Fantasy Flight Games tournaments, and all players, judges, and tournament organizers involved are held to the highest levels of conduct. Players are assumed to be familiar with the game’s rules, as well as the latest FAQ and tournament rules, and should expect all rules to be strictly enforced. Regional Championships, National Championships, and World Championships are premier events.

Regional Championship Prizes

A National Championship bye is not the only prize up for grabs at Android: Netrunner Regional Championships. In addition to a poster and info sheet, each Regional Championship kit comes with exclusive prizes for up to 64 players.

  • 1 Regional Champion trophy
  • 1 card granting the winner a first-round bye at the country’s National Championship
  • 4 double-sided, spot-glossed identity cards featuring Edward Kim and Gagarin Deep Space
  • 8 Regional playmats (1 additional playmat for the head judge)
  • 16 packs of acrylic credit tokens
  • 64 Reina Roja alternate art cards (1 additional card for the head judge)

Please note: The alternate art cards in this kit are produced through FFG's In-House Manufacturing, and as such, they may appear slightly different in color and texture from the game's other cards. To be tournament legal, these cards must be sleeved with opaque or art sleeves.

Apply Now

Apply today by completing the United States online application form for the chance to host some of the most enthusiastic and daring runners in your region. International retailers should contact their distributor to apply. Don’t wait! The application server will be unplugged on February 6th 23:59 CST (Central Standard Time), closing applications for the 2015 Regional Championships.

 

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