Star Wars X-Wing Regionals 2018

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We’re very excited to announce that in 2018 Big Easy Comics will be hosting one of gaming’s premier in-store organized play events – Fantasy Flight’s Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Regionals!  On the weekend of February 24-25, 80 of our region’s best players will come together to test their mettle and play for some great prizes.  Not all details are available just yet but we want to get as much information out as we can and start giving people the opportunity to register for the event.

UPDATE 11/28: 46 of 80 Seats sold

When is the event? 

February 24th & 25th 2018

On Saturday there will be 5 or 6 rounds of swiss style match play.  Check-in begins at 10:00am, dice will roll at 11:15am.

On Sunday players that make the top 8 or 16 cut (depends on turnout) will compete in the single elimination finals until a winner is declared.  Dice will roll at 11:15am.

**YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR BEING AT YOUR APPOINTED TABLE AT THE BEGINNING OF EACH ROUND OF PLAY.  TIME FOR EACH ROUND WILL BEGIN 5 MINUTES AFTER PAIRINGS GO UP.  IF YOU’RE NOT AT YOUR ASSIGNED TABLE WHEN THE CLOCK STARTS YOU WILL FORFEIT THE ROUND**

What is the maximum capacity for the event?  80 players

How much does it cost?  The entry fee for the regional is $20 and must be paid to have your spot reserved.  Entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE, except in the case you were registered as an alternate and were not able to participate due to event capacity.

How do I register?  It’s easy!  Click on the link below and select X-Wing Regional Entry or X-Wing Regional Entry & Lunch Ticket, then hit ‘Buy Now’ and follow PayPal’s directions!

>>REGISTER<<

Can I register as an alternate if the event is full?  Yes, you can register as an alternate.  Should registered players not show up, alternates will be allowed into the event in the order they registered until the 80 player cap is reached.

What about prizes?  Contents of FFG prize kits have not yet been announced.  Additional prizes will be awarded based on attendance.

What if I get hungry?  There are no breaks for lunch.  There will be ample time between rounds to order food from our full service kitchen where we serve pizza, burgers, and other sandwiches.  We’re also offering a $5 lunch ticket option for Saturday as an add-on to your entry fee. The ticket is good for hunk of pizza and a soda. You’re also welcome to order whatever you like from our menu the day of the event.  Outside food or drink is not permitted at Big Easy Comics.

Where should I stay?  There are several hotels in Covington, LA right around the corner from the store.  The closest are the Clarion Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, and Homewood Suites.

What if I have more questions?  Additional information will be made available as we get closer to the event.  You can also post your questions directly to us by messaging our Facebook page.