2020 X-Wing Store Championship

March 14, 2020
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Cost:
$0.00
Organizer:
Scott Sheffield

Attention X-Wing players!

The Kingston Gaming Nexus will be holding an X-Wing: The Miniatures Game Store Championship on March 14th 2020. This event will be in the Hyperspace format. More information about Hyperspace can be found here: https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/news/2019/12/27/2020-roadmap-for-star-wars-x-wing-organized-play/ .

Hyperspace

With the second edition of Star Wars: X-Wing, we saw the introduction of Game Modes, specifically the Hyperspace Game Mode. There needed to be an established format that was appealing to new players who were joining in without the experience and knowledge of the first edition. But Hyperspace was always planned to be more than just the entry-level. Now that more ships have been reprinted and more options are now available in second edition, the Hyperspace Game Mode will evolve into an experience that varies and changes over its five to six month cycle. It will become a Game Mode where limited options will create a challenge for new and old players alike and push pilots to find the list that they feel fits best in the environment.

Starting with the points change this January, the Hyperspace Game Mode will consist of a curated set of pilots and upgrades released in second edition that creates an interesting, limited environment. It will become an evolving and growing Game Mode where your squad building options will change every five or six months, and when new ships are released. Not all options will cycle out with each rotation, but you will get to experience vastly changing meta environments. In January, you will get to see what the Hyperspace Game Mode looks like in this new structure. There will also be a points change in June and November 2020. After that, the current plan is to have changes every six months, targeting May and November 2021.

If you believe you will be able to attend, please register so we can have a better idea of number which will help us dictate the number of rounds cut etc. Cost of entry is $000, Please bring two copies of your Hyperspace legal list.

Event Format

Pairings

Pairing system used: Swiss
What are the pairing systems?
Swiss

A Swiss-system tournament is a non-eliminating tournament format that features a set number of rounds of competition, but considerably fewer than that of a round-robin tournament. In a Swiss tournament, each competitor (team or individual) does not necessarily play all other entrants. Competitors meet one-on-one in each round and are paired using a set of rules designed to ensure that each competitor plays opponents with a similar running score, but not the same opponent more than once. The winner is the competitor with the highest aggregate points earned in all rounds. All competitors play in each round unless there is an odd number of players.

Prizes

Prizes awarded: Event-specific (see event details)
What is your prize policy?
Door Prizes

We strive to ensure that all participants find our tournaments enjoyable. We believe that this means an egalitarian prize distribution structure. That means that no matter how well or poorly you do at one of our tournaments, you’ll still have an equal chance to walk home with a prize!

At the end of each tournament, participants are all given some draw tickets, which they can put in the corresponding box for a prize they would like to win. Depending on the amount of prize support and the number of participants, we may have 5-10 prizes, ranging in price and variety. We will randomly draw one ticket to win each prize! However, it’s up to you how you want to allocate your tickets – you may have a harder chance winning the prize that everyone else wants. Note that prizes are not eligible for exchange or a cash refund – we suggest you put tickets in the box of something you actually hope to win.

Prize Support

Our philosophy at Kingston Nexus is that we want to run excellent tournaments with great prize support. We don’t have any costs associated with renting a venue, therefore, we are able to turn 100% of the ticket price into prize support. For example, if we run a Warhammer 40K tournament with 20 attendees and each attendee pays $20, that’s $400 of prize support. Actual prizes will be chosen by the tournament organizer from Nexus’ available inventory. For special prize requests, the tournament organizer should be in touch with Kingston Nexus well in advance of the tournament to ensure that they are available for the tournament.

Some tournaments already have prize support built in (eg. X-Wing tournament kits, Magic: The Gathering prereleases). The cost of any such tournament kits or supplies will be deducted from the total prize pool available for door prizes. So for example, if $400 were taken in from entry fees but there is a $50 tournament kit being used, the remaining $350 would be available for door prizes.

Location

Kingston Gaming Nexus
270 Bagot St.
Kingston Ontario K7L 3G5
(613) 546-2565
kingstonnexus@gmail.com

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Bookings

30
total spaces
11
booked spaces
19
available spaces
What's your policy on registration?

For the majority of our events, we have enough space for everyone who wants to play! That being said, we appreciate it when people register in advance, so we know how many people to expect, which helps us ensure that we have enough prize support, staffing, and tables for the event.

Insufficient Interest

If there aren’t enough people who have expressed interest in an event in advance, the event may be cancelled if it is not viable to run. The exact number of participants required may vary with the event (for example, if there is a $50 prize kit, we would need to sell at least $50 worth of tickets for the event to be viable), but for most tournaments, our minimum number of participants is 6. In the event of insufficient interest, the event will be cancelled with at least 24 hours notice given to all participants, and full refunds will be issued to all who have prepaid.

Sold Out Events

We do have a limited amount of space, and sometimes we don’t have enough room for everyone who would like to attend. In these cases, spaces will be given, in order, to those who have prepaid for the event. In other words, if you want to guarantee yourself a spot, you will need to pay in advance. If you register in advance but do not prepay, your spot will be reserved until 15 minutes before the event, at which point (if you have not showed up for the event and still have not paid) you could lose your spot in the event.

Refunds

If you register for an event and prepay in advance, but later find out you cannot attend, if you give us at least 24 hours notice before the start of the event, we are happy to give you a refund in the form of store credit equal to the value of the ticket price. However, except in special circumstances, we are unable to issue refunds if you simply miss the event.

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Attendees

Confirmed Attendees
  • Steven Millegan
  • John Crozier
  • Lyall winfield
  • Dustin Tanguay
  • Tyler/Mike Cranston
  • Ryan Foster
  • Neil Hiebert
  • Scott Sheffield
  • Andrew Nevens
  • Ryan Hannaford
  • Micheal Grimard
Unconfirmed Attendees