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Yu-Gi-Oh! Extravaganza at New York Comic Con 2019 UPDATED: 9/25/2019

A Yu-Gi-Oh! Extravaganza Event is coming to New York Comic Con 2019!

An Extravaganza is a chance to compete in popular Yu-Gi-Oh! events a convention atmosphere rather than a tournament environment. Duelists will have opportunities to play in events like ATTACK OF THE GIANT CARD!!, Win-A-Mat tournaments and even try to earn an invite to the North America World Championship Qualifier (NA WCQ) in Regional Qualifiers! Attend the convention, see the sights and bring your Deck to win some awesome prizes!

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING
Yu-Gi-Oh! Extravaganza: New York Comic Con 2019

  • This will be a four-day event held in the Konami Booth during the convention.
  • Events will offer Advanced Constructed Single-Elimination formats and Sealed Play as well.
  • You will need a Convention Badge to play in events.
  • Convention Badge info can be found here.

 

DATES AND LOCATION

DATES   CITY ADDRESS

October 3rd thru October 6th, 2019

New York, NY

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
429 11th Ave.
New York, NY 10001

BOOTH #1321

 

EVENT SCHEDULE

 

2019 Events

Thursday October 3rd

Friday October 4th

Saturday October 5th  

Sunday October 6th

Open Dueling

10:00 AM – 6:30 PM

10:00 AM – 6:30 PM

10:00 AM – 6:30 PM

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

2020 WCQ Regional Qualifier

 

12:00 PM

12:00 PM

12:00 PM

ATTACK OF THE GIANT CARD!!

 

2:00 PM

2:00 PM

 

Dragon Duel Tournament
(Born 2006 or later)

 

 

1:00 PM

11:00 AM

Duel Links Tournament

10:30 AM
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM
4:00 PM

10:30 AM
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM
4:00 PM

10:30 AM
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM
4:00 PM

10:30 AM
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM

Speed Duel Constructed Tournament

10:30 AM
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM
4:00 PM

10:30 AM
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM
4:00 PM

10:30 AM
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM
4:00 PM

10:30 AM
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM

Speed Duel Sealed Starter Deck Tournament

10:30 AM
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM
4:00 PM

10:30 AM
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM
4:00 PM

10:30 AM
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM
4:00 PM

10:30 AM
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM

Structure Deck Tournament

10:30 AM
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM
4:00 PM

10:30 AM
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM
4:00 PM

10:30 AM
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM
4:00 PM

10:30 AM
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM

Win-A-Mat Tournament

10:30 AM
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM
4:00 PM

10:30 AM
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM
4:00 PM

10:30 AM
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM
4:00 PM

10:30 AM
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM

*** Schedules are subject to change and may be updated before the event begins. ***

 

Travel

  • What are the closest airports to the Yu-Gi-Oh! Extravaganza at New York Comic Con?
  • What's the best way to get to the tournament from the airport?

 

Q: What are the closest airports to the Yu-Gi-Oh! Extravaganza at New York Comic Con?

A: Nearest Airport(s):


Airport

Airport Code

City

State

Distance to Venue

LaGuardia Airport

LGA

Queens

NY

9.9 Miles

Newark Liberty International Airport

EWR

Newark

NJ

16.2 Miles

John F. Kennedy International Airport

JFK

Queens

NY

17.8 Miles

Q: What's the best way to get to the tournament from the airport?

A: There are various shuttles and taxi services from the airports (links below) to downtown New York.
At LaGuardia you can find transportation info here.
At Newark you can find transportation info here.
At JFK you can find transportation info here.

UBER and Lyft Ride Share services available at all three airports as well.

 

Extravaganza INFORMATION

  • What happens at a Yu-Gi-Oh! Extravaganza?
  • What security information should I know for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Extravaganza New York Comic Con?
  • Who should I contact if I have questions about the Yu-Gi-Oh! Extravaganza at New York Comic Con?
  • What are some of the cool things to see and do at the Yu-Gi-Oh! Extravaganza at New York Comic Con?
  • There is a Yu-Gi-Oh! Tribute Art Show during New York Comic Con?
  • When can I register for events at the Yu-Gi-Oh! Extravaganza at New York Comic Con?
  • What are the details for events at the Yu-Gi-Oh! Extravaganza at New York Comic Con?
  • What is a Single-Elimination Tournament?
  • What is a Swiss Round Tournament?
  • What is a Dragon Duel?
  • What is the Advanced Format Constructed Dragon Duel?
  • What are the prizes for the Dragon Duel?
  • What are the rules for Duel Links Tournaments?
  • What is Speed Duel?
  • What are the rules for the Speed Duel Constructed Tournaments?
  • What are the rules for Speed Duel Sealed Starter Deck Tournaments?
  • What are the rules for a Structure Deck Tournament?

 

Q: What happens at a Yu-Gi-Oh! Extravaganza?

A: An Extravaganza brings Yu-Gi-Oh! events to conventions from all over North America! These are multi-day events that attract Duelists from all over to compete for exclusive prizes; earn invites to their World Championship Qualifier; and spend the weekend Dueling, trading, and hanging out with other Yu-Gi-Oh! fans, while getting to attend the convention.

Q: What security information should I know for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Extravaganza at New York Comic Con?

A:  There will be security personnel and local police onsite at the convention. All attendees will be required to purchase a Convention Badge to enter and participate in events. Badges will be inspected when entering the Convention Center.

Q: Who should I contact if I have questions about the Yu-Gi-Oh! Extravaganza at New York Comic Con?

A:
Konami Representative: Matthew Weaver
Before Oct 2nd, 2019
Email: wm.74472@konami.com
Phone: (310) 220-8434

Oct 2nd, 2019 and after
Email: wm.74472@konami.com

Q: What are some of the cool things to see and do at the Yu-Gi-Oh! Extravaganza at New York Comic Con?

A: Enjoy the variety of Yu-Gi-Oh! activities we offer at New York Comic-Con, with plenty to do for all fans of the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand!

  • Green Screen Photo Booth: Make your own personalized Yu-Gi-Oh! Token Card where you can choose from different card backgrounds and Dueling legends or the 2019 NYCC logo – suitable for use during Duels!
  • Items to purchase at the Konami Booth:
    • Con Exclusive Game Mat: Take a trip to the retail counter to pick up the 2019 New York Comic Con Exclusive Game Mat! Available for $30 USD (including sales tax), this year's Game Mat features signature monsters wielded by the biggest rivals from Yu-Gi-Oh!'s first three series: Kaiba's Blue-Eyes White Dragon, Chazz's Armed Dragon LV10, and Jack Atlas' Red Dragon Archfiend!
    • Exclusive Poster and T-Shirt: As a tie-in to the Yu-Gi-Oh! Art Exhibit nearby, Attendees can purchase an exclusive Poster ($20 USD) at the booth! There will also be a chance to purchase an Exclusive T-Shirt ($25 USD) either at the booth or at the Art Gallery (details below). Sales tax charged separately.
    • Retail: Dueling fans looking to pick up some of the year's biggest releases will find plenty of them at the KONAMI booth, with some of the latest and greatest Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG products available all weekend long. Recent hits like Structure Deck: Rokket Revolt, Fists of the Gadgets, Rising Rampage Special Edition, Legendary Duelists: Immortal Destiny, the 2019 Gold Sarcophagus Tin plus many more will be available for purchase, all while supplies last!

     

  • Game Demos for New Players: Curious about Dueling? Attendees are invited to pull up a chair and learn how to play in a Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG or Yu-Gi-Oh! Speed Duel demonstration! Learn from one of our dedicated experts and you'll get to score a show exclusive coupon good for a free gift with purchase, just for completing your demo!
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links: With over 90 million downloads, the blockbuster Yu-Gi-Oh! gaming app has become a worldwide phenomenon on iOS, Android and PC Steam. Show attendees will get to try out new gameplay from Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions, a brand-new game world! And every participant gets a special Token to redeem for a chance at one of dozens of different Yu-Gi-Oh!-themed prizes!
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution: Visitors to the booth can experience the smash hit Yu-Gi-Oh! game for the Nintendo Switch™, featuring more than 9,000 cards and countless moments from the animated series. All participants receive a special Token to redeem for one of many Yu-Gi-Oh!-themed prizes!
  • Winged Kuriboh Headband: Stop by the booth to pick up your complimentary Winged Kuriboh headband. A must have fashion accessory for New York Comic Con

Q: There is a Yu-Gi-Oh! Tribute Art Show during New York Comic Con?

A: Yes! Konami Cross Media NY is partnering with Gallery 1988 to bring the art exhibition to NYC, just a short walk from the Javits Center!
Location:
555 W 25th St New York, NY 10001

Hours;
Thursday Oct 3rd: 4pm – 9pm
Friday Oct 4th: 4pm – 9pm
Saturday Oct 5th: 11am – 5pm
Sunday Oct 6th: 11am – 3pm

Free Admission, Limited Edition Prints, Posters, Pins and T-Shirts available and a Free Collector button for the first 100 attendees each day!

Q: When can I register for events at the Yu-Gi-Oh! Extravaganza at New York Comic Con?

A: All Yu-Gi-Oh! events at New York Comic Con are FREE!! You will need to have the specific Structure Deck and Speed Duel Starter Decks to participate in the Structure Deck and Speed Duel Sealed Starter Deck tournaments.  These Decks can be purchased from the onsite vendor, The Brother's Grim Games & Collectibles. Make sure to check what Deck is being used in the tournament that you want to Duel in.

Event Registration is available at the Konami Booth #1321.

Q: What are the details for events at the Yu-Gi-Oh! Extravaganza at New York Comic Con?

A:

Name

# of Participants

Format

Prizing

2020 Regional Qualifiers (16-Duelist Flights) *

16

Advanced Format – Single-Elimination

1st Place: An invite to the 2020 World Championship Qualifier, Regional Deck Box, and Regional Game Mat

ATTACK OF THE GIANT CARD!!*

16

Advanced Format – Single-Elimination

1st Place: Oversized Yu-Gi-Oh! Card

Dragon Duel Constructed (Born 2006 or later) *

Unlimited

Advanced Format – Swiss (No Playoff Cut)

1st Place: Regional Game Mat
1st – 4th Place: Dragon Duel T-Shirt and
Invitation to 2020 Dragon Duel WCQ

Duel Links Tournament

8

Speed Duel Constructed Format – Single-Elimination

1st Place: 1 Duel Chip

Speed Duel Constructed Tournament

8

Speed Duel Constructed Format – Single-Elimination

1st Place: Speed Duel Game Mat, Scorepad and 2 Speed Duel Tournament Packs
2nd Place: 2 Speed Duel Tournament Packs

Speed Duel Sealed Starter Deck

8

Speed Duel Sealed Format -
Single-Elimination

1st Place: Duel Coin and 2 Speed Duel Tournament Packs
2nd Place: 2 Speed Duel Tournament Packs

Structure Deck Tournament

8

Sealed Format – Single-Elimination

1st Place: Structure Deck Tournament Game Mat

Win-A-Mat

8

Advanced Format – Single-Elimination

1st Place: Win-A-Mat Game Mat

*These events require Deck Lists

Q: What is a Single-Elimination Tournament?

A: Half of the tournament is eliminated after each round – the losing Duelist is out of the tournament, while the winner goes on to the next round. This continues until only one Duelist remains, which is then declared the winner.

Q: What is a Swiss Round Tournament?

A: Duelists are paired off based on each Duelist's win/loss record. Duelists are not eliminated when they lose a Match during Swiss rounds – instead, they will continue to be paired against Duelists with similar records for all remaining rounds of the event.

Q: What is a Dragon Duel?

A: Dragon Duel tournaments are exclusive to Duelists born before a certain calendar year, with the calendar year requirement moving forward after the World Championship each year. The current year requirement is for Duelists born on 2006 or later.

Dragon Duel tournaments are exclusive to Duelists born 2006 or later. Dragon Duels give a chance to earn an invite to the Dragon Duel World Championship Qualifier. It is run using Swiss Rounds without a Top Cut playoff.

Number of Participants*

Number of
Swiss Rounds

Playoff Top Cut

4 – 8

3 Rounds of Swiss

None

9 – 16

4 Rounds of Swiss

None

17 – 32

5 Rounds of Swiss

None

33 – 64

6 Rounds of Swiss

None

65 – 128

7 Rounds of Swiss

None

The Dragon Duel at New York Comic Con will be a competitive Advanced Format Constructed Deck Tournament.

There is no entry fee for the Dragon Duel tournament.

Participants are required to provide proof of age to participate in a Dragon Duel (Copy of Birth Certificate, Passport, etc.).

Duelists must be born in 2006 or later.

A minimum of four (4) Duelists is required to run a Dragon Duel tournament.

Q: What is the Advanced Format Constructed Format Dragon Duel?

A: For the Advanced Format Constructed Tournament, Decks must be constructed per the latest Advanced Format guidelines. (See here for more information: http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/limited/index.html). The Forbidden & Limited list is updated periodically; refer to the "UPDATED" date on that page to ensure your Deck matches the current format

A Deck list is required for participation in the Advanced Format Constructed Deck Dragon Duel Tournament. Dragon Duel tournaments are Tier 2 events.

Q: What are the prizes for the Advanced Format Constructed Deck Dragon Duel?

A: Top 4 Duelists in the Advanced Format Constructed Deck Dragon Duel tournament will receive a Dragon Duel T-Shirt and an invite to the 2020 Dragon Duel World Championship Qualifier. 1st place will also receive a Regional Game Mat in addition to the T-Shirt.

All Duelists who earn an invite to the Dragon Duel WCQ or their guardian must fill out a copy of the 2020 WCQ Invite Form prior to receiving their prizes.  A valid e-mail address must be provided for either the Duelist or the guardian. Duelists are required to complete and submit a WCQ Invite form on site. Prizes are not awarded until after the WCQ Invite forms have been completed and properly submitted.

Q: What are the Rules for Duel Links Tournaments?

A: This event allows you to bring your device and connect to others on site for a Duel Links format, Single-Elimination event. Test your Deck builds in a Duel using the latest Duel Links Forbidden and Limited restrictions to compete for Duel Links Duel Chips!

Instructions on how the competitors can connect to the in-game Tournament Room will be provided once you are seated for the events.

Please make sure your devices have the latest version of the app installed.

Q: What is Speed Duel?

A: Speed Duel is a fast-paced way to play the physical card game. Following on the success of the Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links Mobile app, Speed Duel allows players to bring that style of play to the table. Whether you are new to the game or a long-time fan, players will be able to enjoy this version of Yu-Gi-Oh! Speed Duel uses fewer cards and a smaller playing field to enjoy quick matches that are focused on characters from the show and uses Skill Cards to represent those Character's effects on their matches. Whether you are a fan of the show, the mobile app or the physical card game, Speed Duel can be enjoyed by both experienced players and those new to the hobby!

For more information on Speed Duel click here.

Q: What are rules for Speed Duel Constructed Tournaments?

A: Duelists can bring their own Speed Duel Deck and play in a Constructed Speed Duel event. Similar to above:

  • Each Duelist begins the game with 4000 Life Points.
  • Each Duelist begins the game with four (4) cards as their starting hand.
  • Skill Card effects do not use the chain.
  • Each Duelist has three (3) Main Monster Zones, three (3) Spell & Trap Zones, and one (1) Field Zone.
  • The Duelist going first does not draw a card on their opening turn.
  • The hand size limit is six (6) cards.
  • Each Duelist may have an active Field Spell Card.

To build your own Constructed Speed Duel Deck, you will need to follow these requirements before entering an event.

  • Only cards with a Speed Duel Logo can be used in your Deck.
  • Your Deck includes the Main Deck and may include a Side Deck and/or Extra Deck.
  • You may not have more than three (3) copies of any card included in your Main Deck, Side Deck, and Extra Deck combined.
  • Your Main Deck must have a minimum of 20 cards, and a maximum of 30 cards (cards in the Side and Extra Decks do not count towards this total).
  • In a Constructed tournament, you may use a Side Deck consisting of 0 to 6 cards in addition to your Main Deck. Skill Cards can be included in your Side Deck.
  • If you choose not to use a Skill Card during the first Duel of a Match and you have Skill Cards in your Side Deck, you may use a Skill Card from the Side Deck as part of the Side Deck process for Game 2 or Game 3.
  • If you choose to use a Skill Card during the first Duel of a Match, you may opt not to use a Skill Card for subsequent Duels in the Match.
  • In a Constructed Tournament, you may use an Extra Deck consisting of 0 to 6 Extra Deck Monsters.

Q: What are the rules for Speed Duel Sealed Starter Deck Tournaments?

A: Each Duelist will need to bring the NEW! Speed Duel Starter Deck: Ultimate Predators(this can be purchased on site from the vendor in the Konami booth).  The Starter Deck contains 2 different Legendary Duelist Decks. The Duelist will then play best two of three game matches using the Speed Duel rules (a how to play guide is included in each Starter Deck). After each game the Duelist will switch the Legendary Duelist Deck they are using and if the match goes to game three, each Duelist will have the choice of which Deck to use.

  • Each Duelist begins the game with 4000 Life Points.
  • Each Duelist begins the game with four (4) cards as their starting hand.
  • The Main Deck size is 20 to 30 cards.
  • The Extra Deck may have a maximum of five (5) cards.
  • Each Duelist has one (1) Skill Card.
  • Skill Card effects do not use the chain.
  • Each Duelist has three (3) Main Monster Zones, three (3) Spell & Trap Zones, and one (1) Field Zone.
  • The Duelist going first does not draw a card on their opening turn.
  • The hand size limit is six (6) cards.
  • Each Duelist may have an active Field Spell Card.
  • Each Duelist may have a maximum of three copies of any card with the same name, in both the Main Deck and the Extra Deck.

For more information on Speed Dueling please see https://www.yugioh-card.com/speedduel/

Q: What are the rules for a Structure Deck Tournament?

A:

  • Structure Decks can be purchased on site at the vending booth in the Dueling area.
  • The eight (8) Duelists are seated across from their first-round opponent.
  • Each Duelist is then given one (1) of the same sealed Structure Deck.
  • The Duelists will then be given 10 minutes to look over their cards and sleeve their main Deck and Extra Deck, should they choose to do so, with tournament-legal sleeves.
  • Once the above steps are completed the Duelists then will play against their first-round opponent in a best 2-out of-3 match. 

Deck Construction Rules

Main Deck Size

All Main Deck Cards

Extra Deck Size

All Extra Deck Cards

Forbidden/Limited List

The Advanced Format list does not apply.


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