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Shonen Jump Championship heading to Austin, Texas

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Some more info that I was asked to put up, about the next SJC:



Austin, Texas : The next city to hold the prestigous Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Shonen Jump Championship, on October 17th/18th



El Segundo, CA – (October 8, 2009) –
Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.’s (KDE) Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) SHONEN JUMP Championship (SJC) - the largest and most prestigious Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG tournament series in North America - will be held in “The Live Music Capital of the World”*, Austin, TX. The top three finalists will receive the highly sought-after “Dark End Dragon” SHONEN JUMP Championship Prize Card.




KDE’s SHONEN JUMP Championship in Austin takes place October 17-18 at the Hilton Austin. New Duelists will need to sign up for a KDE Player ID and COSSY number at the event. COSSY is KDE’s own proprietary ranking system [Konami Card Game Official Tournament Support System], which is used at all official tournaments and SHONEN JUMP Championships. The registration fee is $20, and each player will receive five Ancient Prophecy booster packs just for participating.


The SHONEN JUMP Championships are created to be enjoyed by as many players as possible and are some of the most celebrated events held each year. Those who cannot make this SHONEN JUMP Championship will be able to follow round-by-round coverage online at http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events.

*Austin, TX is considered The Live Music Capital of the World according to the Austin Convention and Visitor’s Bureau: http://www.austintexas.org/.



SHONEN JUMP Championship Austin details:
The Hilton Austin SHONEN JUMP Championship will start promptly at 8:00 a.m. for registration with Round One beginning at 10:00 a.m. The top 16 finalists for the SHONEN JUMP Championship, along with the top Duelists of the Sunday Regional Qualifiers, earn invites to participate in their respective countries’ 2010 National Championship.


The SHONEN JUMP Championship in Austin offers exciting Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG side events for both Saturday and Sunday which include Win-A-Mat tournaments for everyone, and Dragon Duel tournaments for Duelists aged 12 and under. There will also be a 2010 Regional Qualifier on Sunday.



SHONEN JUMP Championship prizes:



1st place –
A “Dark End Dragon” SHONEN JUMP Championship Prize Card, Trophy, Paid travel and accommodations for the winner’s 2010 National Championship (if underage, travel and accommodations for the winner and a guardian), a SHONEN JUMP Championship Top 16 Game Mat, and a one year subscription to SHONEN JUMP magazine.

2nd place –
A “Dark End Dragon” SHONEN JUMP Championship Prize Card, 32 GB personal music player with docking station and speakers, a SHONEN JUMP Championship Top 16 Game Mat, and a one year subscription to SHONEN JUMP magazine.

3rd place –
A “Dark End Dragon” SHONEN JUMP Championship Prize Card, videogame console with a copy of a Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Wheelie Breakers, a SHONEN JUMP Championship Top 16 Game Mat, and a one year subscription to SHONEN JUMP magazine.

4th place –
A videogame console with a copy of Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Wheelie Breakers, a SHONEN JUMP Championship Top 16 Game Mat, and a one year subscription to SHONEN JUMP magazine.

5th – 8th place –
A personal videogame console with a copy of Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Stardust Accelerator World Championship 2009, a SHONEN JUMP Championship Top 16 Game Mat, and a one year subscription to SHONEN JUMP magazine.

9th – 16th place –
A copy of Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Stardust Accelerator World Championship 2009, a SHONEN JUMP Championship Top 16 Game Mat, and a one year subscription to SHONEN JUMP magazine.

For more information on Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME or the SHONEN JUMP Championship series, please visit www.yugioh-card.com.


About The Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG

The Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME is the #1 trading card game in the world with over 22 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®, Dance Dance Revolution® 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 22 billion cards worldwide. The latest information about Konami can be found on the Web at www.konami.com. Konami Corporation is a publicly traded company based in Tokyo, Japan with subsidiary offices, Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. in the United States and Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany. Konami Corporation is traded in the United States on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol KNM. Details of the products published by Konami can be found at www.konami.com.