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Title: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: jbeers285 on January 17, 2020, 10:31:49 AM
Redemption Nationals 2020

Location
Wellspring Church
127 Hickory Lane
Hanover, PA 17331
1(717)521-2835 (Josiah Beers’ Cell)
(Overnight accommodations available and free (family rooms limited 1st come 1st serve basis)
Showers are YTBD (we are attempting to work something out)
Camping is more than welcome - no electric hook ups for RV’s but we have plenty of space for camp sites (open fires not permitted but grills are welcome)


Dates

8/13/2020 – 8/15/2020

Event Schedule/Costs
YTBD (A preregistration website will be available soon!)

Hotels (more details and deals will be forthcoming)
Super 8
40 Wetzel Dr.
Hanover, PA 17331
Approximately 105.00 per night
Rooms: 2 Queen Beds
Free Wifi, Continental Breakfast

Cross Keys Motor Inn (15 minute drive from the church)
6110 York Rd.
New Oxford, PA 17350
(717)624-7778
Approximately 85.00 per night
Rooms: 2 Queen or 1 King

Holiday Inn Express (Hanover)
305 Wilson Ave
Hanover, PA 17331
1(717)637-1228
Rooms: 2 Queen Beds
Free WIFI, Continental Breakfast, Laundry, Fitness Center

Hampton Inn (Hanover)
309 Wilson Ave
Hanover, PA 17331
1(717)633-1117
Barbara Lock – barbara.lock2@hilton.com
155.00 Per Room Per Night
Rooms: 1 King or 2 Queen
Free WIFI, Indoor Pool, Fitness Center, Free Extensive Breakfast Buffet

Airports
Baltimore/Washington International (Thurgood Marshall Airport)
Transport to and from can be arranged (1 Hour from the church)

Harrisburg International Airport
Transport to and from can be arranged (45 minutes away from the church)

Dulles International Airport
Transport to and from can be arranged (1 hour 40 minutes from the church)

Ronald Regan International
Transport to and from can be arranged (1 hour 40 minutes from the church)


Local Attractions

Hickory Falls (Across the street from the church)
110 Hickory Lane
Hanover, PA 17331
1(717)632-9907
Laser Tag, Go-Karts, Virtual Reality, Arcade, Mini-Golf, Rita’s Ice
www.hickoryfalls.com
42.99 for all-activities, all-day pass

Gettysburg Battle Fields (15-20 minutes away)
Gettysburg Tours
Battlefields may be explored on your own as well
Welcome Center/Museum
Tourist Shopping
Outlets Mall Shopping

Hershey Chocolate World/Amusement Park (60 minutes away)
100 Hersheypark Dr, Hershey, PA 17033

Washington D.C. (75 minutes away)
Smithsonian Museums
Monuments
The White House


Food
Meal plans will be available through the church (more details will be forthcoming)

Fast food options: Mcdonalds, Wendys, Arby’s, Sonic, Chick-fil-a, Taco Bell, Burger King, KFC, Chipotle,
Five Guys, Lots of Pizza Options, Subway (all within 1.5 miles of the church)

Restaurants: Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Texas Roadhouse, Longhorn Steakhouse, Chili’s, Chinese Buffet(s), Mongolian Grill, Pho Viet . . . there are more.

Walmart and Giant (less then a mile from the church)
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: Gabe on January 17, 2020, 10:35:11 AM
This is going to be amazing, Josiah! I’m so excited!!!
Title: Re: Pennsylvania is hosting the Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: Crashfach2002 on January 17, 2020, 10:40:57 AM
Why have we moved the dates back so late?  I know most of the country doesn't start back until after Labor Day, but these dates completely eliminate any possibility of me bring several students with me.  This is not a complaint (as I don't know how many I could bring), just a genuine question.
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: Drrek on January 17, 2020, 10:42:13 AM
Alright, if its in PA, I'll go.  Time to learn some meta.
Title: Re: Pennsylvania is hosting the Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: jbeers285 on January 17, 2020, 10:43:16 AM
Why have we moved the dates back so late?  I know most of the country doesn't start back until after Labor Day, but these dates completely eliminate any possibility of me bring several students with me.  This is not a complaint (as I don't know how many I could bring), just a genuine question.

These dates were suggested to me so I obliged.  I believe the primary reason was access to judges and to allow Rob to be in attendance.

Alright, if its in PA, I'll go.  Time to learn some meta.

Welcome back Blake! Any chance of getting Dayne back for at least this year?
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: ReyZen on January 17, 2020, 10:45:53 AM
Yesss!!! My regional homecoming at last! Thanks so much for hosting Josiah! I hope to also reunite with the great jedi Jeremy!!

I will begin doing back strengthening exercises for the 25-hour road trip!!!
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: jbeers285 on January 17, 2020, 10:48:34 AM
Yesss!!! My regional homecoming at last! Thanks so much for hosting Josiah! I hope to also reunite with the great jedi Jeremy!!

I will begin doing back strengthening exercises for the 25-hour road trip!!!

Jerome actually left for the world race last week and will not be state side again until December 2020 so sadly he still wont be here.

You can follow Jerome's journey here https://wayfarersfeet.com/ (https://wayfarersfeet.com/)
Title: Re: Pennsylvania is hosting the Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: Drrek on January 17, 2020, 10:49:25 AM
Why have we moved the dates back so late?  I know most of the country doesn't start back until after Labor Day, but these dates completely eliminate any possibility of me bring several students with me.  This is not a complaint (as I don't know how many I could bring), just a genuine question.

These dates were suggested to me so I obliged.  I believe the primary reason was access to judges and to allow Rob to be in attendance.

Alright, if its in PA, I'll go.  Time to learn some meta.

Welcome back Blake! Any chance of getting Dayne back for at least this year?

I have my doubts Dayne would be back, but I'll ask him.
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: Red Dragon Thorn on January 17, 2020, 10:49:39 AM


Local Attractions

Hickory Falls (Across the street from the church)
110 Hickory Lane
Hanover, PA 17331
1(717)632-9907
Laser Tag, Go-Karts, Virtual Reality, Arcade, Mini-Golf, Rita’s Ice
www.hickoryfalls.com
42.99 for all-activities, all-day pass

Gettysburg Battle Fields (15-20 minutes away)
Gettysburg Tours
Battlefields may be explored on your own as well
Welcome Center/Museum
Tourist Shopping
Outlets Mall Shopping

Hershey Chocolate World/Amusement Park (60 minutes away)
100 Hersheypark Dr, Hershey, PA 17033

Washington D.C. (75 minutes away)
Smithsonian Museums
Monuments
The White House


Do Utz and Snyders still give tours? Those are definitely attractions worth going to
Title: Re: Pennsylvania is hosting the Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: Crashfach2002 on January 17, 2020, 10:50:58 AM
Why have we moved the dates back so late?  I know most of the country doesn't start back until after Labor Day, but these dates completely eliminate any possibility of me bring several students with me.  This is not a complaint (as I don't know how many I could bring), just a genuine question.

These dates were suggested to me so I obliged.  I believe the primary reason was access to judges and to allow Rob to be in attendance.


Do we know if this is going to be more of a "new trend" or just maybe something for this year?  I know Rob has a convention/conference around the last weekend of July most years, so this helps him a lot.  Just curious for future planning.
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: jbeers285 on January 17, 2020, 10:53:07 AM
Do we know if this is going to be more of a "new trend" or just maybe something for this year?  I know Rob has a convention/conference around the last weekend of July most years, so this helps him a lot.  Just curious for future planning.

I cannot comment on if this is a trend setting date other than to stay that was not communicated to me in anyway.

@RDT they do although I am not sure how extensive they are anymore.  The last I heard you stand on a balcony and look down at the factory.
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: CtheTree on January 17, 2020, 12:54:30 PM
The later date of Nationals is fantastic for my youth group since we have our annual summer camp the last week of July every year. Now we could actually bring a group to Nationals this year since the date has been moved back. Not sure we can make the trek all the way from OR to PA but who knows!
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: Gabe on January 17, 2020, 01:41:21 PM
I realize that the schedule hasn’t been determined yet but what are the chances we can run LoC constructed and LoC booster draft this year?
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: jbeers285 on January 17, 2020, 02:15:58 PM
I realize that the schedule hasn’t been determined yet but what are the chances we can run LoC constructed and LoC booster draft this year?

Let me speak with Rob about prize support before I give a final answer but at worst I see them being available as side events.
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: Cnakeeyes on January 17, 2020, 02:53:40 PM
Man, I don't know. It might be to far for me to go. Going all the way down the road to hanover (15 minutes). Might have to try to talk my wife into it.

See everyone there.

Title: Re: Pennsylvania is hosting the Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: CactusRob on January 17, 2020, 03:56:49 PM
Why have we moved the dates back so late?  I know most of the country doesn't start back until after Labor Day, but these dates completely eliminate any possibility of me bring several students with me.  This is not a complaint (as I don't know how many I could bring), just a genuine question.

The date decision was driven by my schedule.  I have the Christian Product Expo– Wilmington, DE Aug 16 - 18.
Title: Re: Pennsylvania is hosting the Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: Drrek on January 18, 2020, 06:34:26 AM
Why have we moved the dates back so late?  I know most of the country doesn't start back until after Labor Day, but these dates completely eliminate any possibility of me bring several students with me.  This is not a complaint (as I don't know how many I could bring), just a genuine question.

These dates were suggested to me so I obliged.  I believe the primary reason was access to judges and to allow Rob to be in attendance.

Alright, if its in PA, I'll go.  Time to learn some meta.

Welcome back Blake! Any chance of getting Dayne back for at least this year?

I have my doubts Dayne would be back, but I'll ask him.

Well Dayne's unsure, but he didn't rule out the possibility of him stopping by to visit and maybe playing sealed.  I wouldn't get hopes up for him coming, but its not out of the realm of possibility.
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: Sean on January 18, 2020, 03:52:16 PM
I'm only about an hour and 15 minutes away from Hanover!  I really hope the LoC only categories are sanctioned events not just side events.
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: jbeers285 on January 18, 2020, 05:18:44 PM
I'm only about an hour and 15 minutes away from Hanover!  I really hope the LoC only categories are sanctioned events not just side events.

Sean this play group gets together for fun and to play a lot. In an old thread I though you said it was a couple hours lol!
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: Sean on January 18, 2020, 09:48:51 PM
Maybe I was over estimating but I mapped the time/distance from my house in Hagerstown to the church address and google says 1 hour 10 minutes.  I do remember thinking I would need to give myself 2 hours.  My schedule is just very hard to fit in driving that far while also leaving my wife stranded. (we only have 1 car)
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: Alex_Olijar on January 19, 2020, 05:59:32 PM
Aww shucks
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: soul seeker on January 19, 2020, 07:03:10 PM
The dates actually help me a lot.  I (and my son) may be able to make it again!
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: TechnoEthicist on January 19, 2020, 07:09:36 PM
This might a be a good time to bring up my boys and have them meet the family. Evan is not quite old enough to play type A though. Not sure what we will play yet (some form of booster) or maybe we'll just come see everyone :D.
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: _JM_ on January 19, 2020, 08:46:01 PM
Well, well, well...  This is intriguing.
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: Ken4Christ4ever on January 19, 2020, 11:50:58 PM
What is the age/reading requirement for Type A?
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: jbeers285 on January 20, 2020, 12:37:22 PM
Type-A has a loose 12 year old age limit. 
I believe the stipulations also include have a lifetime RNRS score of 0 for all categories.

(Last year a player from group had turned 13 only a couple weeks before nationals and had never been able place at any other tournament, after discussion with the judges, they allowed him to play Type A last year. He did go on to win Type A.)

The fact that he won could be used towards a hard age cap of 12 though.  I believe Derek probably would have gone 1-6 or 0-7 had he played in the general tournament though.
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: Ken4Christ4ever on January 20, 2020, 12:43:36 PM
Is there a minimum age for Type A? I don't recall, but I think they are not allowed to get any help from parents on what cards do, so I assume they need to be able to understand at least all of their abilities.
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: Watchman on January 20, 2020, 04:53:26 PM
I don't believe there’s a minimum age. So long as the child knows how to play and has a decent understanding of the game is what qualifies him/her to play.
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: lduvall on January 21, 2020, 05:08:27 PM
I will be there this year!
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: Drrek on February 02, 2020, 08:08:18 PM
It appears Dayne has another commitment that will prevent him from attending.
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: faithraider on February 11, 2020, 01:20:14 PM
Hey Josiah,

      We are warming up the vans and bringing a big crew!!!

Can't wait !!!

Thanks

JOHN M.
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: ReyZen on March 06, 2020, 02:05:48 PM
Will it be wrong for this upcoming Nats to change its name to the Redemption World Tournament if only to honor Canada (who has been a participant) and future nations who might have players participating in the near future? I declare that because we now have players at least from Germany as well. Today at LEAD2020, the seeds of Redemption are going to be planted in Australia. Moreover, the Royal Rangers International leadership at LEAD202O also today has already embraced Redemption and we declare the game to be planted in each of its 93 countries.

Would Cactus then allow the renaming of the 2020 Nats to the 2020 Worlds? ;)
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: dermo4christ on March 24, 2020, 10:35:34 PM
Will it be wrong for this upcoming Nats to change its name to the Redemption World Tournament if only to honor Canada (who has been a participant) and future nations who might have players participating in the near future? I declare that because we now have players at least from Germany as well. Today at LEAD2020, the seeds of Redemption are going to be planted in Australia. Moreover, the Royal Rangers International leadership at LEAD202O also today has already embraced Redemption and we declare the game to be planted in each of its 93 countries.

Would Cactus then allow the renaming of the 2020 Nats to the 2020 Worlds? ;)

That would be sweet!
Title: Re: Redemption National Tournament 2020!!! (Get Hyped)
Post by: Jaydog1616 on March 25, 2020, 04:16:29 PM
Will it be wrong for this upcoming Nats to change its name to the Redemption World Tournament if only to honor Canada (who has been a participant) and future nations who might have players participating in the near future? I declare that because we now have players at least from Germany as well. Today at LEAD2020, the seeds of Redemption are going to be planted in Australia. Moreover, the Royal Rangers International leadership at LEAD202O also today has already embraced Redemption and we declare the game to be planted in each of its 93 countries.

Would Cactus then allow the renaming of the 2020 Nats to the 2020 Worlds? ;)

That would be sweet!

Ooh yes!! I can see it now: "Redemption World Tournament 2020"! The winners would then be 2020 Redemption World Champions rather than 2020 National Champions!