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Canadian Nationals

Canadian Nationals
Held September 1 - 2 at 161 Laurier Ave West, Ottawa, ON K1P 5J2, Canada

Come join us for the 5th annual Canadian Nationals, the 4th to be held in beautiful downtown Ottawa. Come see the sights and play some great games with friendly people. This is our first year flying solo, so let's show Battlefront what we can do!

The Canadian National web page is up and registration are open here...

Convention Registration: http://canadiannationalfow.com/
Tournament Sign-Up & List submission: santerre@nrtco.net
Lodging Info: http://canadiannationalfow.com/accommodation.html

Tournament Schedule:

Friday
Registration 1600 - 2000

Saturday
Registration 0800 - 0830
Welcome & Briefing 0830 - 0900
Round 1: Random Mission 0900 - 12:00pm
Lunch 1200 - 1300 
Round 2: Random Mission 1300 - 1530
Break 1530 - 1600  Round 3:
Random Mission 1600 - 1830

Sunday 
Recap & Briefing: 0800 - 0900
Round 1: Random Mission 0900 - 1130
Lunch 1130 - 1230 
Round 2: Random Mission 1230 - 1500
Break 1500 - 1530
Round 3: Random Mission 1530 - 1800
Awards Presentation 1800 - 1900

Rules and Regulations

  • All armies must be fully painted. Any miniatures not fully painted will be pulled from the table prior to starting the tournament.
  • Players need to bring three lists at 71 points of the same army.
  • Players will play one battle per day per army list, randomly drawn at the end of  the previous round.
  • The first two missions per day will be randomly chosen from the "basic" first six missions. The final mission of the day will be chosen from the "additional" four missions.
  • Rounds will be determined by Swiss system come ready to play all armies .
  • Missions will be selected randomly as per battle type immediately before each  round, any mission will only be played once in the tournament.
  • Players are responsible for monitoring the time and the judges will announce time intervals throughout the tournament. A true act of sportsmanship is not starting a new turn if both players will not be able to finish that turn. The game should be called if both players cannot finish their turn and the results should be calculated.
  • Slow play is to be actively discouraged, repeated offenses may result in loss of points or forfeited matches. This is a Nationals competition, if you cannot play a game to completion due to size/compliment or familiarity with your army, you might want to revisit your choice. Most players should be able to complete their turns within 10-15 minutes.
  • When time is called the game must immediately end regardless of the action taking place in the game. New turns cannot be started even if starting a new turn would award an immediate victory or cause a player to make a company morale check.
  • If two fortified companies face each other then they will play the No Man's Land Mission.
  • Unit histories are not necessary. 
  • Army lists must be submitted to santerre@nrtco.net Third Party army list creation sites (i.e., Easy Army, Army Builder) may be used as well as the generic army list excel spreadsheet located on the Flames of War website.
  • All lists must include the following information:
    • Player's full name
    • Player's email address
    • Club name (if applicable)
    • Army list being used (For example: Tank Company) o Book or website reference (For example: Overlord) o Type of company (Tank, mechanized, infantry)
  • Please refer to the version four Mid War books and PDFs and website articles for legal armies.

Tournament Scoring

  • We will be using a simple software spreadsheet and here is the scoring breakdown we will use for the 2018 Nationals:
  • Scoring Breakdown
  • Generalship: 80%
  • Sportsmanship 20%
  • Draw Match-ups Ranking
  • Victory Points then Wins
  • Awards: Here is a list of the awards that will be presented . Overall Winner . 2nd Place . 3rd Place . Best Sportsman . Best Painted
  • Tiebreakers: In case of a tie all tiebreakers use the following order to determine a winner  1. Generalship  2. Number of wins (6-1, 5-2, 4-3)  3.
  • Sporting  4. Strength of schedule  5. Favorite Opponent votes  6. Rock, scissors, paper (Best 2 out of 3)!


Last Updated On Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by Luke at Battlefront