Yu-Gi-Oh!

WCQ: Oceanic Championship 2015



The climax of the World Championship Qualifier season, the ultimate test to find a Duelist strong enough to take on the world. The WCQ: Oceanic Championship 2015 is upon us!

Duel with all your might as you take on Oceania's top players, win incredible prizes and earn your seat at the 2015 Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME World Championship.



Contents & Documentation

Date & Location Travel & Accommodation Who can participate?
Entry Fees Event Schedule (Main Event) Event Schedule (Dragon Duel)
WCQ: Australian National Championship Buying/Selling Cards Video Recording Policy
Lost & Found Information for Parents

WCQ: Oceanic Championship 2015 - Full Event Schedule
WCQ: Oceanic Championship 2015 - List of Qualified Players


Date & Location:

Event Dates Event City Event Address Event Location
June 8, 2015 Melbourne, Australia Moonee Valley Racecourse - Celebrity Room
McPherson Street,
Moonee Ponds,
Melbourne,
Australia
Location on Map

Street View


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Travel & Accommodation:

Travelling to Melbourne:

Melbourne is one of Australia's biggest cities, with several transport links to the rest of Oceania. There are also several ways of getting around the city itself.

The Valley has a webpage detailing the many different ways that people can travel to the venue.

The nearest international airport is Melbourne Airport, which provides travel routes to every major Oceanic city. A full list of domestic and international airlines can be found here.


Things to Do & Where to Stay:

Melbourne is a vibrant city with many attractions for people of all ages. To learn more about the city you can find the official travel & tourism site here.

Visit Melbourne also has a useful page for helping you to find accommodation around the city. There are many options available for a range of prices.



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Who can participate in the Oceanic Championships?

There are 2 WCQ: Oceanic Championship events taking place:

  • WCQ: Oceanic Championship 2015 ("Main Event")
  • WCQ: Oceanic Dragon Duel Championship 2015 ("Dragon Duel")


Players eligible to compete in the WCQ: Oceanic Championship 2015:

Players eligible to compete in the WCQ: Oceanic Dragon Duel Championship 2015:
  • All players born in 2002 or later.

People wishing to compete in the WCQ: Oceanic Dragon Duel Championship 2015 do not need to earn a qualification spot from a previous event


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Entry Fees:

Event Entry Fee Notes
WCQ: Oceanic Championship 2015 Free Qualification Required (See above)
WCQ: Oceanic Dragon Duel Championship 2015 AUD $15


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Event Schedule (Main Event)

Day Start Time End Time
Registration Monday 08:15 09:00
WCQ: Oceanic Championship 2015 Monday 09:10 16:00
Public Events Monday 09:45 Onwards
WCQ: Oceanic Championship 2015 (Playoffs) Monday 16:30 21:30


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Event Schedule (Dragon Duel)

Day Start Time End Time
Registration Monday 08:15 09:00
WCQ: Oceanic Dragon Duel Championship 2015 Monday 09:30 15:30

If less than 12 players are registered for the Dragon Duel tournament, those players will compete in the Main Event instead. Dragon Duelists will be scored and awarded prizes independently of the senior players if this occurs.



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WCQ: Australian National Championship

The WCQ: Australian National Championship will take place at the same venue, on June 6 and June 7. For more information please visit the WCQ: National Championships page.



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Buying & Selling of Cards:

Cards can only be bought and sold when dealing with official event vendors at their on-site trade stands.

The buying and selling of cards between individuals is strictly prohibited at the tournament location (including outdoor areas). Any player who is seen to be buying and/or selling cards will be asked to leave the venue.



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Video Recording On-Site:

Members of the media who wish to attend any Sanctioned event to create written, photographic, audio, or video content must contact the Tournament Organiser and KDE in advance of the event. Media representatives should be prepared to provide evidence of their association with a news outlet or reputable entity in the gaming industry at the beginning of the event or before the event begins.

Any member of the media approved to cover an event agrees to provide, as well as assume liability, for all of his or her own equipment and employees. Guests from the media must abide by the same rules set for spectators, and are expected to defer to tournament officials and KDE employees.

Members of the media are required to obtain their own written releases from players and/or spectators.

KDE reserves the right to publish event information such as a player’s Deck List, photographs, interviews or video reproduction of any official Konami-run Trading Card Game tournament.

Any unauthorised recording on-site by individuals or members of the media is strictly prohibited.



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Lost & Found:

If you misplace one of your possessions at the event, please head to the main stage and inform a member of staff. You will be asked to describe, in detail, the item you have lost, and if an item matching that description has been handed in, it will be returned to you.



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Information for Parents:

You are not required to stay on site, but we strongly recommend that you do, especially if your children are young or this is their first event. Please know that the tournament staff cannot be responsible for looking after your children, or their possessions. Always make sure your child has a way to contact you, and is provided with any necessities such as food, drink, or extra money if you do not wish to remain in the tournament area.

When your child is preparing for the event, encourage him or her to leave any bulky or expensive possessions at home. Electronics and large collections of cards are hard to keep track of during a big tournament – your child will have a much easier day without having to worry about these kinds of items.

The trading of cards is a big attraction at large tournaments, but if you are concerned about your child trading away valuable cards, talk to him or her before the event and set some guidelines. You can always have your child check with you before making a trade.



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Volunteering to Judge at the Event:

Any people wishing to work at the event as a Judge or Staff member must be an officially recognised member of the Konami Judge Program and at least 18 years of age. For further information please contact the tournament organiser of the WCQ: Australian National Championship.


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

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