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2017 Blue Ridge Regional Wrap Up

The Fincastle Pokemon Gym took a well-deserved break following the Blue Ridge Regional Championships before diving into the task of sorting and putting away materials (which we did not complete until the end of last week).  Following that, we did some data collecting from the event that we’d like to share with everyone.  The Regional Championships exceeded our expectations and went as smoothly as any event that we’ve ever attended (more so than many).  We know that those results would not have been possible without the strong response from players, fans and staff.  We hope that all who attended were as satisfied with the weekend as we were.  Now, we sit and wait and hope that we are awarded another Regional next year, a decision that is beyond our control.  Should we be so lucky, we are already thinking of ways to improve upon and expand what we did this year.  Only time will tell. Continue reading

Join The Gym at Geek Mob This Sunday!

mobFirst things first… the will be no league this Sunday (8/14) in Fincastle.  However, there is something really cool taking place on the same day in Salem and the Fincastle Pokemon Gym will be right in the middle of it.  “Geek Mob” (http://geekmobroanoke.com), an event that began as a comic book swap in 2011, has grown into a mini-convention of sorts.  Sporting everything from vendors to live entertainment to Cosplay, the one day event has something for everyone.  The “Mob” will be held at the Salem Civic Center on Sunday, 8/14/16, from 1pm to 9pm.  Full detail are available on the link above.  The Fincastle Gym’s Dark Moon Cards and Games will be there all day.  Here’s a look at what we will have available. Continue reading