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Konami Presents: Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series
Niagara Falls 2019
UPDATED: 9/16/2019

 

 

We are pleased to announce that a "Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series" will take place in Niagara Falls, ON on September 21 - 22, 2019!

A Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series (YCS) is a big, exciting 2-day event that takes place from Saturday to Sunday. Duelists from all over will attend to compete for exclusive prizes, earn invites to their World Championship Qualifier, and spend the weekend Dueling, trading, and hanging out with hundreds of other Yu-Gi-Oh! fans.

In addition to the main Championship Series tournament, there are numerous Public Events, including tournaments specifically for Duelists born in 2006 or later, Attack of the Giant Card!! and Regional Qualifier tournaments. Competitive or casual, there is something for everyone to do at a Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series weekend event.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING
Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Niagara Falls 2019

  • This will be a two-day tournament using Advanced Constructed Decks in the Swiss format.
  • Best 2 out of 3 Matches
  • Swiss Rounds followed by a Single-Elimination Playoff Top Cut. Rounds are dependent on the total number of Duelists at the time registration closes.
  • Time Limit: 40 Minutes per Swiss Round.

DATES AND LOCATION

DATES   CITY ADDRESS

September 21- 22, 2019

Niagara Falls, ON

Scotiabank Convention Centre
Hall A
6815 Stanley Ave
Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3Y9

 

ENTRY FEES

EVENT

ENTRY FEE

NOTES

YCS Niagara Falls 2019

$25 CAD per Player

Each player will receive 5 Booster Packs of the most recent core booster

Public Events

Various

See Public Event Schedule for details

 

EVENT SCHEDULE (MAIN EVENT)

  DAY START TIME END TIME

Pre-Registration

Friday, September 20th, 2019

3:00 PM

7:00 PM

Registration

Saturday, September 21st, 2019

8:00 AM

9:45 AM

YCS Niagara Falls 2019 - Day 1

Saturday, September 21st, 2019

10:00 AM

-

YCS Niagara Falls 2019 - Day 2

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

9:00 AM

-

***Schedules are subject to change and may be updated before the event begins.***

TRAVEL & ACCOMODATION

  • What is the closest airport to the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Niagara Falls?
  • What's the best way to get to the tournament from the airports?
  • Are there any nearby hotels?

 

Q: What is the closest airport to the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Niagara Falls?

A: Nearest Airport(s):

Airport Name

Airport Code

City

State/Prov

Distance to Venue

Toronto Pearson Int. Airport

YYZ

Toronto

ON

77.7 miles (1hour 13 minutes)

Buffalo Niagara Falls Int. Airport*

BUF

Cheektowaga

NY

29.8 miles (44 minutes)

*Requires crossing the border from the United States into Canada.

For Players attending from the United States, you will need proper identification when crossing the border into Canada. This includes Passport, Enhanced Driver's License, etc. Those flying into Toronto Pearson International will require a Passport.

Q: What's the best way to get to the tournament from the airport?

A:
A Shuttle Service from either Airport is available;
Niagara Airbus
Email: airsales@niagaraairbus.com
Phone: (905) 374-8111 for reservation assistance

There is a promo code if you use Niagara Airbus to get to your hotel from either airport!

The Discount Code is 557 (the code is valid for travel between September 13th thru September 29th)

Simply go to www.niagaraairbus.com and at the beginning of the booking page, insert the Discount Code where you see Conference/Promo code- and your discount will be automatically calculated!

From YYZ in Toronto: $94.00 round trip and $68.00 one way
From BUF in Cheektowaga: $103.00 round trip and $73.00 one way

Guests can book online and manage their own bookings with this code, or you can call the Reservation line at (905) 374-8111 for any questions regarding bookings

Q: Are there any nearby Hotels?

A:

Hotel

Address

Phone

Distance to Venue

Marriott on the Falls

6755 Fallsview Blvd Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3W7

(905) 374-1077

0.1 Miles to Venue

Embassy Suites

6700 Fallsview Blvd Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3W6

(905) 356-3600

0.3 Miles to Venue

The Tower Hotel

6732 Fallsview Blvd Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3W6

(905) 356-1501

0.3 Miles to Venue

Radisson Hotel & Suites

6733 Fallsview Blvd Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3W7

(905) 356-1944

0.2 Miles to Venue

Days Inn Fallsview

6519 Stanley Ave Niagara Falls, ON L2G 7L2

(905) 356-1722

0.5 Miles to Venue

Comfort Inn Fallsview

6645 Fallsview Blvd Niagara Falls, ON L2G 7G1

(905) 358-9353

0.3 Miles to Venue

 

YCS INFORMATION

  • What happens at a Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series event?
  • What Security information should I know for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series?
  • Are narcotics and controlled substances that may be locally legal permitted at YCS Niagara Falls ?
  • Who should I contact if I have questions about the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Niagara Falls?
  • Will there be coverage of Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Niagara Falls?
  • When do I turn in my Deck list for the YCS?
  • When can I register for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Niagara Falls?
  • What are the details for the charity tournament at Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Niagara Falls?

 

Q: What happens at a Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series event?

A: These are big, exciting 2-day events that take place from Saturday to Sunday. Duelists from all over will attend these events to compete for exclusive prizes; earn invites to their World Championship Qualifier; and spend the weekend Dueling, trading, and hanging out with hundreds of other Yu-Gi-Oh! fans.

In addition to the main Championship Series tournament, there are numerous Public Events, including tournaments specifically for Duelists born in 2006 or later, and Regional Qualifier tournaments.  Competitive or casual, there is something for everyone to do at a Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series weekend event.

Q: What Security information should I know for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series?

A:  There will be security personnel and local police onsite at the YCS.

Q: Are narcotics and controlled substances that may be locally legal permitted at YCS Niagara Falls?

A:  No. Although some narcotics or controlled substances may be legal in Canada, they are not permitted at YCS Niagara Falls per Official KDE-US Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME Tournament Policy

(II. Duelist Responsibilities > G. Unacceptable Behavior)
If you arrive at an event intoxicated or under the influence of any narcotics or controlled substances or become so during the course of the event; you will be Disqualified and removed from the venue and may be subject to additional penalties.

Q: Who should I contact if I have questions about the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Niagara Falls?

A:

Konami Representative: Matthew Weaver
Email: wm.74472@konami.com
Phone: (310) 220-8434

Tournament Organizer: Carta Magica – Ottawa
Email: info@cmprofessionalevents.com
Phone: (613) 746-9099

Q: Will there be coverage of Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Niagara Falls?

A: There will be online coverage of Featured Matches, Standings and other updates at the YCS available here;
Event Coverage blog – written articles, Feature Matches, Pairings and Standings

Q: When do I turn in my Deck list for the YCS?

A: We will be collecting your Deck list at registration.  This means that you must have a completed Deck list ready to hand in when you register for the YCS.  There will be one exception to this; you can turn in your Deck List when you Pre-Register or no later than 9:30AM Saturday morning. Duelists who Pre-Register and do not turn in their Deck List by 9:30AM Saturday morning will receive a Match loss for the first round and will not be allowed to participate until a legal Deck list has been properly submitted.

Once a Deck list has been submitted it can no longer be changed.

You can find a copy of the official Konami Deck list located here:
http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events/forms/KDE_DeckList.pdf

This Deck list can be downloaded and filled out on your computer and printed out at home for your convenience.    

Q: When can I register for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Niagara Falls?

A: There are two opportunities to register for the Main Event. Duelists can register for the Main Event during Pre-Registration on Friday afternoon from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM or during Registration on Saturday morning from 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM. If you choose to pre-register for the event on Friday, you will not need to show up and register on Saturday morning. Simply show up Saturday morning no later than 9:30 AM if you still need to turn in your Deck list, or by 9:45 AM if you have already handed in your Deck list, and your name will already be on the list for the 1st Round. The Duelist Meeting will occur while Duelists are seated for the 1st Round of play, before play begins.

Q: What are the details for the charity tournament at Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Niagara Falls?

A: Check back for more information on the charity tournament at this Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Event.

 

EVENT COVERAGE

Event Coverage blog – written articles, Feature Matches, Pairings and Standings

 


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