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Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG South American World Championship Qualifier will be held this weekend June 18 – 19 in Bogota, Colombia

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA TO HOST 2016 SOUTH AMERICAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER & 2016 SOUTH AMERICAN DRAGON DUEL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER

Dragon Duel World Championship Qualifier for Younger Players

El Segundo, Calif. (June 14, 2016) – Get your Game on! Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) is excited to announce the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) South American World Championship Qualifier (WCQ) and South American Dragon Duel World Championship Qualifier to be held June 18 – 19 in Bogota, Colombia.

The invitation-only South American WCQ and South American Dragon Duel WCQ are the most prestigious Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG tournaments of the year. The first place finisher from the South American WCQ and South American Dragon Duel WCQ will be invited to the World Championship to be held in Orlando, Florida on August 20 – 21, 2016. The winners from both WCQs will receive paid travel and accommodations, along with a host of other prizes, and the title of “South American Champion 2016.” Runners-up will also receive exciting prizes. Everyone in the Main Event will receive a 2016 WCQ Game Mat and 2016 WCQ Card Sleeves as participation prizes.

game mat 2016 WCQ NationalsDuelists who haven’t already qualified for the South American World Championship Qualifier or the South American Dragon Duel WCQ still have a chance to participate during Last Chance Qualifiers. Those Duelists who have not yet qualified for the WCQ can play in Last Chance Qualifiers to earn an invite to the WCQ. This event will be held on Friday, June 17 beginning at 12:00 p.m. and end with registration for the last LCQ closing at 5:00 p.m.  Dragon Duel LCQ will be scheduled for 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. that same day.

Pre-registration for the South American World Championship Qualifier will run from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 17 and registration will continue promptly at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 18. Players will use their constructed Decks all the way to the Championship. Duelists can find the answers to many of their questions here: http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events/2016/2016WCQ_SouthAm_FAQ.html.

Event Address:

Círculo Militar de Suboficiales

Sede Social Colina Campestre

Cll 138 No 55-38

Bogota D.C., Colombia

http://www.circulodesuboficiales.com/sedes/sede-principal/62

Additionally, a full range of Public Events such as 2017 Regional Qualifiers, Dragon Duel Tournaments for players born 2004 or later, Ultimate Duelist Series Qualifiers, 3 vs. 3 Team Dueling, ATTACK OF THE GIANT CARD!!, Win-A-Mat, Sealed Starter Deck and Structure Deck, Duelist League, Yu-Gi-Oh! Day and Battle City Tournaments will be held through the weekend.

South American World Championship Qualifier Prizing Information:YCSW EN008 UR - Ultra Rare version of the Minerva, the Exalted Lightsworn prize card

  • 1st place – Invitation to the World Championship; travel and accommodations to the World Championship; complete set of Breakers of Shadow and Shining Victories; Super Rare copy of YCS Prize Card; 64GB iPad; additional Super Rare copy of YCS Prize Card; WCQ Top Cut Game Mat; a Championship Trophy; and 24 booster packs from recent sets.  A personalized jersey will be awarded at the World Championship.
  • 2nd place – 16GB iPad AIR; and 12 booster packs from recent sets; Super Rare copy of YCS Prize Card; WCQ Top Cut Game Mat; and a Championship Trophy
  • 3rd – 4Th place – Complete set of Clash of Rebellions, Dimension of Chaos, Breakers of Shadow, Shining Victories; Super Rare copy of YCS Prize Card; WCQ Top Cut Game Mat; and a Championship Trophy
  • 5th – 8th place – Complete set of Breakers of Shadow and Shining Victories;  Super Rare copy of YCS Prize Card; WCQ Top Cut Game Mat; and a Championship Trophy
  • 9th – 16th place – 24 booster packs from recent sets; WCQ Top Cut Game Mat; and a Super Rare copy of YCS Prize Card

South American Dragon Duel WCQ Prizing Information:

  • 1st place – Invitation to the World Championship; travel and accommodations to the World Championship; complete set of Breakers of Shadow and Shining Victories; Super Rare copy of YCS Prize Card; 64GB iPad; WCQ Top Cut Dragon Duel Game Mat;  a Championship Trophy;  a personalized jersey (to be awarded at the World Championship)
  • 2nd place – 16GB iPad AIR; complete set of Breakers of Shadow and Shining Victories; WCQ Top Cut Dragon Duel Game Mat; and a Championship Trophy
  • 3rd – 4Th place – Complete set of Breakers of Shadow and Shining Victories; WCQ Top Cut Dragon Duel Game Mat; and a Championship Trophy
  • 5th – 8th place – Complete set of Shining Victories; and a WCQ Top Cut Dragon Duel Game Mat

Duelists can watch a new episode of Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V every Sunday on Nicktoons – check local listings for times. In addition, all-new Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL episodes every Tuesday as well as all of classic Yu-Gi-Oh!, Yu-Gi-Oh! GX, and Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s can be seen on www.yugioh.com in the United States. In Canada, Duelists can watch episodes of Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V every Friday and Saturday on Teletoon! For more information on KONAMI or the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, please visit www.yugioh-card.com or call 310-220-8630 to speak directly with a Yu-Gi-Oh! customer support team member.

tcg pr copyrightAbout The Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG
The Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME is the #1 trading card game in the world with over 25 billion cards sold. It is a game of strategy, where players create individual Decks of cards collected from Structure Decks and Booster Packs. Two players engage in a Duel while using cards that represent powerful monsters, magical Spells and surprising Traps. Duelists with well-constructed Decks, dominating monsters, solid strategy and good fortune are the victors in the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG. Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. is the exclusive licensee and rights holder to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG in North America and Latin America.

About KONAMI
KONAMI is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties and traditional trading card games. KONAMI’s software titles include the popular franchises Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill, DanceDanceRevolution and Castlevania, among other top sellers.  KONAMI is also the manufacturer of the wildly popular Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, which has sold more than 25 billion cards worldwide.  The latest information about KONAMI can be found on the Web at www.konami.com. KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION is a publicly traded company based in Tokyo, Japan with subsidiaries, Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. in the United States and Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. in Windsor, the United Kingdom. Details of the products published by KONAMI can be found at www.konami.com.

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