CardArt Sunnyvale 1K Hosted by StealthShampoo
Organized by StealthShampoo
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CardArt Sunnyvale 1K

CardArt Sunnyvale 1K is a real life event in Northern California! This is a high level event, guidelines and penalties will be enforced as such! If you are in the area and would like to participate, please join the Discord. THIS IS NOT A SANCTIONED EVENT.


  • Start time and schedule: Round 1 will begin at 11am PDT, with the store and check-in opening at 10am PDT. A player's meeting will be held at 10:50am PDT. A minimum 45 minute break will be granted between swiss and top cut rounds for deck checks and food breaks. Please see the schedule on Limitless for approximate round times.

  • Card Legality: SSH-ASR. Only SSH Black Star Promos allowed. Promos are legal 2 weeks after their US release!

  • Match reporting: Please record your match on the provided match slip paper with the following details: round number, table number, both players' first and last name (printed), clearly designate the winner of each BO3 match, and each player's initials to verify results. You may verify your match results by checking Limitless on your phones at the end of the round. Only take your cellphones out after the completion of a match. Please call a judge if there are any discrepancies in your match report - it is the player's responsibility to make sure at the end of the round that the submitted match results are true and accurate.

  • Decklists: Decklist submissions are required for this event ON LIMITLESS. Paper decklists will not be accepted. Decklists will be closed - decklists are subject to release after the conclusion of the tournament by TO discretion. Judges will preform random deck checks and deck checks for players in top cut!

  • Format: Swiss, best of 3, 50 minute rounds. 8 player top cut, 60 minute rounds BO3. Wins are worth 3 points, ties are worth 1.

  • Entry fee: $25 paid to the store. The registration code is in Discord.

  • Prizing: Prizing paid out to top 8 in store credit, with players paid out based on number of entrants. 1st place: 40%, 2nd place: 20%, 3-4th: 10% each, 5-8th: 5% each

  • Waitlist: 40 players cap. Past 40 players, players on the waitlist will be added on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Player Safety: This event will be in compliance with the Play! Pokémon COVID-19 guidelines. We reserve the right to deny entry or remove without refund players who fail to follow these rules. View the full Play! Pokémon COVID-19 requirements at the bottom of this page.

    2. Face coverings are required at ALL times.
    3. No eating or drinking in the play areas, but please feel free to step outside to eat or drink!
    4. You must use hand sanitizer before the beginning of each round. The venue will provide some, but you're encouraged to bring your own!
    5. Please do not gather closely around tables to spectate -- matches will be seated with 3 feet social distancing in mind and players should stand 6 feet away from matches in progress.
    6. **TO PARTICIPATE, ALL PARTICIPANTS OVER 13 MUST SHOW A VALID COVID-19 VACCINATION CARD AT CHECK-IN.** Proof of vaccination as defined by section 3.2 of the Play! Pokémon COVID-19 Protocols, is required, despite this not being a Premier Event. If the last dose of the initial vaccine was administered 7 months or more prior to any of the event dates, documentation of a booster will also be required. All required vaccinations must be received at least two weeks before the start date of the event being attended. The Protocols PDF is linked at the bottom of this page.

  • Player Eligibility: Players under the age of 13 are not allowed on Discord in compliance with the Discord terms of service. Players under the age of 13 may still play, but must be accompanied by an adult, and show up early to register. All other players must be in good standing, and avoid bullying/harassment/bad conduct while at the SSHSS and in online communications.

  • Livestreams and media: Livestreams or recordings may occur at these events. By participating, you agree to be recorded for a livestream or video content.

  • Proxy cards: No proxy cards will be allowed at this event from players. In the event a card is damaged during the event, the Head Judge may provide a proxy.

  • Updates and more info: Tournament details are subject to change because of (but not limited to): changes in local regulations, head judge availability, store space availability, ect. Please keep an eye on the Discord, linked on this page (it's the CardArt specific Discord). Online communications will take place over Discord outside of the event for coordination purposes.
  • Play! Pokémon COVID-19 Guidelines

Tournament Structure

Phase 1
6 Swiss Rounds - BO3
untimed rounds
no round check-in
8 players advance to the next phase
Top Cut
3 Single Elimination Rounds - BO3
untimed rounds
no round check-in
Wins are worth 3 match points, ties 1