POP!NEWS – January, 2019

~ POP!NEWS ~ The POP Shop’s Monthly Newsletter ~ January, 2019 ~

Cardfight!! Vanguard Sneak Peek The Answer of Truth Tournamet

  • Date: Saturday, January 12, 2019.
  • Registration Time: 4:30 p.m.
  • Start Time: 5:00 p.m.
  • Location & POC: The POP Shop, 3104 Milan Road, Sandusky, Ohio 44870, Telephone, 419-621-1127 [ Facebook ].
  • Entry Fee: $20.
  • Format: Sealed Deck. Players build their decks from four booster packs.
  • Prizes: Every paid entry will receive a special promo card. Top two will each receive a special playmat.

M:TG Ravnica Allegiance Open House

  • Dates: Saturday, January 12 & Sunday, January 13, 2019.
  • Time: 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m.
  • Description: This event is for people who have never played Magic before, need a Magic refresher, or want to introduce a friend to the game! Show up, get a FREE Welcome Deck and play Magic against other newer players [ More Details at Wizards.com ].
  • Location & POC: The POP Shop, 3104 Milan Road, Sandusky, Ohio 44870, Telephone, 419-621-1127, [ Facebook ].
  • Entry Fee: FREE !

Team Serious, M:TG, Vintage Open

  • Date: Sunday, January 13, 2019.
  • Registration Time: 11:00 a.m.
  • Start Time: 12:00 noon.
  • Location & POC: The POP Shop, 3104 Milan Road, Sandusky, Ohio 44870, Telephone, 419-621-1127 [ Facebook ].
  • Entry Fee: $20.
  • Format: Non DCI Sanctioned [ Vintage ].
  • Prizes: Every paid entry will receive a promotional card. All entry fees collected will be paid as cash prizes. Top 4 playoff if 8 to 15 players. Top 8 playoff if 16 or more players.
  • Notes: Team Serious is hosting this Vintage tournament in conjunction with The Pop Shop. If you need to car pool to Sandusky, please post your needs on our Facebook Event page and we’ll find someone whom you can travel with. To save time, consider typing or writing up your deck list before arriving.
  • Playtest cards will be permitted. There are THREE ways of making Playtest cards:  1) Using Basic Land:  The first and most basic is taking a basic land card and writing the details of the card on it. 2) Altering an existing card: PREFERRED! The second method is to use a card that shares some of the characteristics with the card that you want to make as a Playtest Card and remove any characteristics that do not match, replacing them with the correct characteristics.  Methods for doing this can be found on Youtube.com. 3) Printed Slips:  the third is to print out all 75 cards, and slip the cuts sheets of paper into each sleeve. If you do this, every card must be printed on the same type of paper and have a basic land backing.

M:TG Prerelease Party, Ravnica Allegiance

  • Friday, January 18, 2019 at 12:00 midnight — Midnight Prerelease Tournament.
  • Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 12:00 noon — Prerelease Tournament.
  • Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 12:00 noon — Prerelease Tournament.
  • Description: Sealed Deck Tournament for Guilds of Ravnica. Snacks and drinks will be provided for participants.
  • Location & POC: The POP Shop, 3104 Milan Road, Sandusky, Ohio 44870, Telephone, 419-621-1127, [ Facebook ].
  • Entry Fee: $30 per person.
  • Format: [ Sealed Deck ]
  • Prizes: Every paid entry will receive a promotional kit that includes a special Prerelease Card & a Countdown Die. Each Tournament will include 40 Ravnica Allegiance booster packs in the prize pool for the top eight finishers.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Sneak Peek, Savage Strike Tournament

  • Date: Saturday, January 26, 2019.
  • Registration Time: 5:00 p.m.
  • Start Time: 6:00 p.m.
  • Location & POC: The POP Shop, 3104 Milan Road, Sandusky, Ohio 44870, Telephone, 419-621-1127 [ Facebook ].
  • Entry Fee: $20.
  • Format: Sealed Deck Tournament. Players build their decks from five booster packs.
  • Prizes: Every paid entry will receive a special promo card. Top finisher will receive a special playmat.

Pokémon Prerelease, Sun & Moon Team-Up Tournament

  • Date: Sunday, January 27, 2019.
  • Registration Time: 11:00 a.m.
  • Start Time: 12:00 noon.
  • Description: Sealed Deck Tournament.  Each player will build a 40 card deck out of their prerelease box, and basic energies. The tournament will be 3 rounds.
  • Location & POC: The POP Shop, 3104 Milan Road, Sandusky, Ohio 44870, Telephone, 419-621-1127, [ Facebook ].
  • Entry Fee: $30.
  • Format: [ Sealed ].
  • Prizes: All players receive a prerelease box containing 4 booster packs of the new set, and a fixed 23 card pack. All players who finish the event will receive at least 2 additional booster packs of the new set.

M:TG Draft Weekend, Ravnica Allegiance

  • Dates: Saturday, January 26, 2019 & Sunday, January 27, 2019.
  • Time: 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m.
  • Description: Arrive any time during the event to participate. New tournaments begin each time eight people are registered.
  • Location & POC: The POP Shop, 3104 Milan Road, Sandusky, Ohio 44870, Telephone, 419-621-1127, [ Facebook ].
  • Entry Fee: $15.
  • Format: [ Booster Draft ].
  • Prizes: Every paid entry will receive three booster packs to be used in the draft. For every paid entry, one booster pack will be added to the prize pool. You will receive an alternate-art promo card (while supplies last), and one random promo card from a previous event (while supplies last).

Sunday M:TG Standard Showdown Tournament

  • Every Sunday.
  • Registration Time: 12:00 noon.
  • Start Time: 2:00 p.m.
  • Location & POC: The POP Shop, 3104 Milan Road, Sandusky, Ohio 44870, Telephone, 419-621-1127 [ Facebook ].
  • Entry Fee: FREE !
  • Format: [ Standard ].
  • Prizes: Exclusive Showdown Booster Pack prizes awarded to the top four winners.

Monday Pokémon League & Tournament

  • Every Monday.
  • Registration Time: 4:00 p.m.
  • Start Time: 4:30 p.m.
  • Description:Learn to play the Pokémon trading card game, and participate in an official standard tournament.
  • Location & POC: The POP Shop, 3104 Milan Road, Sandusky, Ohio 44870, Telephone, 419-621-1127 [ Facebook ].
  • Entry Fee: League Fee is Free, Tournament Fee is $5.
  • Format: [ Standard ]
  • Prizes: The top players will receive store credit. The amount of store credit will be determined by the number of total participating players.

Wednesday Night M:TG Draft

  • Every Wednesday.
  • Registration Time: 5:00 p.m.
  • Start Time: 6:00 p.m.
  • Description: We draft from the current block of M:TG Boosters; currently Guilds of Ravnica. Every paid entry will receive three booster packs to be used in the draft.
  • Location & POC: The POP Shop, 3104 Milan Road, Sandusky, Ohio 44870, Telephone, 419-621-1127 [ Facebook ].
  • Entry Fee: $15.
  • Format: [ Booster Draft ].
  • Prizes: For every paid entry, $5 in store credit will be added to the prize pool. Every participant receives a FREE Promo Card.

Wednesday & Thursday Dungeons and Dragons Open Campaign

  • Every Wednesday & Thursday.
  • Registration Time: 5:45 p.m.
  • Start Time: 6:00 p.m.
  • Description: These events will provide all materials needed to play: character sheets, dice, and other implements. All a player has to do is show up with an open mind and willingness to learn. No experience in D&D is necessary, especially as we focus on the basics of storytelling and mechanics. Sessions should last 2-2.5 hours.
  • Location & POC: The POP Shop, 3104 Milan Road, Sandusky, Ohio 44870, Telephone, 419-621-1127 [ Facebook ].
  • Entry Fee: FREE.
  • Format: Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition.
  • Prizes: All participants will receive fun and a sense of well-being, cleverness and success.

Thursday Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament

  • Every Thursday.
  • Registration Time: 4:00 p.m.
  • Start Time: 6:00 p.m.
  • Location & POC: The POP Shop, 3104 Milan Road, Sandusky, Ohio 44870, Telephone, 419-621-1127 [ Facebook ].
  • Entry Fee: $5.
  • Format: Advanced [ Forbidden & Limited Lists ].
  • Prizes: 100% payout to top competitors in the form of store credit. Prizes to top 4 (if 8 to 15 players), Prizes to top 8 (if 16 or more players).

Friday Night Magic Party

  • Every Friday.
  • Commander Pods: 4:00 to 11:00 p.m., Arrive at anytime to participate. FREE Entry.
  • Standard Tournament: Starts at 5:00 p.m., FREE Entry.
  • Modern Tournament: Starts at 7:00 p.m., FREE Entry.
  • Location & POC: The POP Shop, 3104 Milan Road, Sandusky, Ohio 44870, Telephone, 419-621-1127 [ Facebook ].
  • Prizes: Prizes for every participating player !

Saturday Cardfight!! Vanguard League

  • Every Saturday.
  • Start Time: 6:30 p.m., arrive at anytime.
  • Location & POC: The POP Shop, 3104 Milan Road, Sandusky, Ohio 44870, Telephone, 419-621-1127 [ Facebook ].
  • Entry Fee: League Fee is FREE, Tournament Fee is $5.
  • Format: [ Clan Fight ].
  • Prizes: Each player receives one of the new monthly promo cards.

  • NEW COMIC BOOKS and GRAPHIC NOVELS, in stock EVERY WEDNESDAY after 4:00 p.m., at The POP Shop !

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