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Flesh and Blood ProQuest Season 2 – May 22nd

Join us for our next Flesh and Blood Trading Card game ProQuest event hosted on May 22nd. Players will go head to head in a classic constructed tournament. First place will receive an invite a Pro Tour invite.

We’ll have plenty of cool promos and prizes for top performers in the tournament.

  • 1x Pro Tour Invite – awarded to winner of each event (or the losing finalist if the winner has already qualified via another in-store ProQuest event).
  • 1 x Random Drop Gold Cold Foil – awarded to winner of each event
  • 8 x Fyendal’s Spring Tunic Limited Edition Sleeves awarded to the Top 8

In Addition, Cash Prizes will be awarded to the following:

  • 1st Place: $200
  • 2nd Place: $100
  • 3rd – 4th Place: $50
  • 5th – 8th Place: $25

Space is limited so preregistration is encouraged to guarantee your spot.

Flesh and Blood ProQuest Takes Place February 26th

Join us as we kick of the 2022 competitive season for the Flesh and Blood Trading Card game with a ProQuest event hosted on February 26th. Players will go head to head in a classic constructed tournament. First place will receive an invite a Pro Tour invite.

We’ll have plenty of cool promos and prizes for top performers in the tournament.

  • 1x Pro Tour Invite – awarded to winner of each event (or the losing finalist if the winner has already qualified via another in-store ProQuest event).
  • 1 x Random Drop Gold Cold Foil – awarded to winner of each event
  • 2 x ProQuest playmats – awarded to finalists at each event
  • 7 x Random Adult Cold Foil Heroes – awarded to Top 8 players (excluding winner)

In Addition, Cash Prizes will be awarded to the following:

  • 1st Place: $200
  • 2nd Place: $100
  • 3rd – 4th Place: $50
  • 5th – 8th Place: $25

Space is limited so preregistration is required to guarantee your spot.

Play! Pokémon Team Challenge Returns for Season 3!

The Play! Pokémon Team Challenge is a virtual tournament taking place over the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online (PTCGO) in which players will represent their local game store in a four person team. The team will be selected via four qualifier events hosted by The Griffin’s Rest.

Who is eligible?

You are eligible to take part in our qualifier if

  • you are a Masters division player and were born in 2005 or earlier and
  • you are a resident of the state your eligible Play! Store located in.

How do I participate?

Register for any of our four qualifiers via RK9 labs and join our Discord before the first tournament. Players can participate in all four of our qualifiers, with the exception of the first place player from each prior qualifier.

You will also need to download PTCGO and make sure it is linked to your Play! Pokémon account.

Entry into any of these tournaments is free of cost.

Qualifier 1: Thursday, January 27th @ 7:00 pm: Concluded

Qualifier 2: Sunday, February 27th @ 7:00 pm: Concluded

Qualifier 3: Thursday, March 24th @ 7:00 pm: Concluded

Qualifier 4: Sunday, April 10th @ 7:00 pm: Register Here

Please note, you will only be able to register for Team Challenge Qualifiers with up to three different stores. Once you win a qualifier, you will not be able to compete in any additional (this is to allow each store to form a team with 4 distinct qualifiers).

Tournament Structure

Qualifier tournaments will be played within a single (Masters) division over the appropriate number of swiss rounds, followed by a top cut, as documented in the official tournament rules. The format for these qualifiers will be Standard. The winner of each of the 4 Qualifiers will secure a place in the Store Team.

The team Play-offs will be played over multiple weekends after all qualifiers have run (dates TBA) and will be played as single elimination between stores until a worldwide winner is determined.

Prizes

1st Place from each qualifier will receive an exclusive Team Challenge Playmat

Booster Pack prizes from the latest set will be made available for the top 4 attendees:

1st Place – 17 Booster Packs

2nd Place – 9 Booster Packs

3rd & 4th Place – 5 Booster Packs

Participants will also receive codes for PTCGO to unlock exclusive deck boxes and sleeves and additional Booster Pack prizes.

Stay tuned for more details as we approach our first tournament and visit the official Team Challenge website for additional information

Discover a Powerful New Battle Style with Pokémon TCG: Fusion Strike

The road ahead reveals limitless potential as the new Fusion Strike style emerges to harness the unbound
spirit of Pokémon and Trainers alike! Adaptable new Pokémon V like Genesect V, Hoopa V, and Mew VMAX
are eager for battle, while Single Strike and Rapid Strike Pokémon loom large as Rillaboom VMAX, Cinderace
VMAX, and Inteleon VMAX appear in their Gigantamax forms. Go with the flow and discover powerful new
strategies in Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield—Fusion Strike!

Build & Battle Events Begin November 6th

Check out the cards before anybody else at one of our Build & Battle tournaments. Players will receive a Build & Battle box including an 1 of 4 stamped promo cards, four booster packs, 23 additional key cards to help with deck building, and all the energy you need to build a 40 card deck and play in a casual three round tournament using the new cards. All participants will receive three additional booster packs upon conclusion of the event, just for playing! Build & Battle Boxes are limited, so register for one of our events below:

Saturday, November 6th at 1:00 PM

Sunday, November 7th at 1:00 PM

Check Out Additional Fusion Strike Products Available November 8th

Pokémon TCG Build & Battle Showdown

Starting Wednesday, February 5th, we’ll be running an in-store Build and Battle Series (lasting four weeks). This is a great way for new players to get involved.

Entry fee is $25 dollars, this covers a Build and Battle Box, Deckbox, and four packs into our prize pool to be makeup the weekly/end of season prizes.

Build Your Deck and Play!

  • Upon registration, you will be provided a Build and Battle Box. You will use the cards you receive, plus any amount of basic energy to build a 40 card deck.
  • Your deck must remain at The Griffin’s Rest until the end of the four weeks.
  • Play single-game matches (with four prize cards). If you and your opponent prefer, you may play a best two out of three games.
  • Play however many matches you’d like whenever you’d like. The only requirement is that games be at The Griffin’s Rest. Wednesdays are designated showdown days to help players meetup with opponents.
  • Try to avoid playing the same opponent twice in a row

Evolve Your Deck

  • You may purchase an additional pack per week to modify your deck
  • Lose three games and you can purchase another pack to modify your deck

Booster Pack Prizes

  • Prizes for top win ratios at the end of the four weeks
  • Weekly Prize drawing each week for participants playing at least three games

This is a great way to get involved and build up your Pokémon collection. Looking for more Pokémon TCG action? Join us every Sunday for casual play and earn special promo cards!


Theros Beyond Death Prerelease

Don’t miss our Theros Beyond Death Prerelease. The Griffin’s Rest will be hosting a Friday prerelease at 7:00pm! We will also be holding a 5:00pm release on Saturday and a Two-Headed Giant event on Sunday at 1:00 pm. Guarantee your seat by preregistering and prepaying now! Each prerelease pack comes with a date stamped foil promo card!

To save your spot for our prerelease event, please sign up. You will be provided with a link to prepay after completing the survey or you can pay in store!

Have access to Theros Beyond Death a week early by pre-ordering a Booster Display box for pickup during Prerelease weekend! Pre-orders can only be picked up early during Prerelease weekend (January 17th – 19th). Otherwise, pre-orders will be able to be picked up after the official release on January 24th.

While supplies last, players ordering a Booster Display box will receive a copy of Athreos, Shroud-Veiled . This card is only available through the Buy-a-Box promotion.

Order online or stop by the store to place any pre-orders.

Core Set 2020 Prerelease

Don’t miss our Core Set 2020 Prerelease. For the first time ever, The Griffin’s Rest will be hosting a Friday prerelease at 7:00pm! Check out the new set earlier than ever! We will also be holding a 5:00pm release on Saturday and a Two-Headed Giant event on Sunday at 1:00 pm. Guarantee your seat by preregistering and prepaying now! Each prerelease pack comes with a date stamped foil promo card!

To save your spot for our prerelease event, please sign up. You will be provided with a link to prepay after completing the survey or you can pay in store!

Have access to Core Set 2020 a week early by pre-ordering a Booster Display box for pickup during Prerelease weekend! Pre-orders can only be picked up early during Prerelease weekend (July 5 – 7). Otherwise, pre-orders will be able to be picked up after the official release on July 12th.

While supplies last, players ordering a Booster Display box will receive a copy of Rienne, Angel of Rebirth. This card is only available through the Buy-a-Box promotion.

Order online or stop by the store to place any pre-orders.

D&D Adventurers League

Join us for D&D’s Adventurers League every other Saturday from 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm! No experience necessary, but please register for a DCI number through Wizards. https://accounts.wizards.com/ DMs will need your DCI number before gameplay starts.
 
Due to limited table space, please RSVP here to guarantee your spot!
 
RSVPs open at 6:00 PM the Monday after the previous event.
 
We have several volunteer DMs interested in regularly running modules, but could always use more volunteers. If you’re interested in running a table, please contact us (via Facebook or email contact@thegriffinsrest.com).

 

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