Preview the 2016 X-Wing™ North American Championship Prizes
“You are free to use any methods necessary, but I want them alive.”
- Darth Vader, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
Fantasy Flight Games is excited to announce the 2016 X-Wing™ North American Championship Prizes!
A vital part of the Championship Series, the 2016 North American Championship will be held at GenCon Indianapolis. Two separate preliminary rounds will be held on August 4th and 5th at 9:00 AM. The top 24 competitors, plus up to 8 additional players with the same number of tournament points as 24th place, from each day will be invited to return to a second day of competition on August 6th at 10:00 AM. With its fantastic prizes and tremendous field of competitors, the X-Wing Game North American Championship will be quite the proving ground for those who plan on attending the 2016 X-Wing World Championship in November.
What are the Prizes for the 2016 North American Championships?
Do you have what it takes to capture your bounty? Doing well at the 2016 X-Wing North American Championship will reward you with a variety of exciting prizes to show off your successes.
- First Place: The winner of the North American Championship receives a North American Championship trophy to show off to their family and friends, and a first-round bye at the 2016 X-Wing World Championship. A first-round bye will give you a big advantage over the fierce competition at Worlds.
- Top Four: The top four players each receive a set of acrylic maneuver templates and are certain to make you stand out as an ace.
- Top Eight: The top eight players each receive a set of acrylic range rulers, allowing you to easily find what targets are in which range band.
- Top Sixteen: The top sixteen players each receive a printed acrylic Conner Net token. Cunning pilots can use these to snare their foes and leave them disabled for a short time!
- Day 2 Competitors: Players who make it to the second day of competition will receive a brand new, never-before-seen plastic spot-glossed card. This card will be announced and revealed to the world at the beginning of the tournament!
- All Competitors: All players will receive one copy of the alternate art pilot card for the Trandoshan bounty hunter Bossk, and one copy of a brand new extended art card which will be debuted at the beginning of the tournament!
In addition, the Top 4 competitors of the North American Championship will earn a reserved spot at the 2016 X-Wing World Championship this November! (Note: Top 4 competitors must fill out this form by October 4th, 2016 to claim and purchase their reserved seat, and/or notify us of their intention to attend.)
What is the North American Championship?
The North American Championship is a prestigious competitive event open to players from all over the world and are not exclusionary based on nationality or location. This prominent Championship uses the Premier Tournament Tier, reflecting the high-level competitive atmosphere of these events. It follows the National Championships in the Organized Play calendar and connects the large gaming communities that span the globe. For more information, you can read our article on the Championship Series.
Join the Hunt
Over the next few months, competitors will attend 2016 North American Championships in an attempt to win these attractive prizes and become a well-rewarded bounty hunter. Don’t miss out on your chance to acquire some of these prizes for yourself and add them to your collection!
Note: The alternate art cards in this kit are produced via FFG's In-House Manufacturing and may appear slightly different in color and texture from the game's other cards.
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