WIZARDS OF THE COAST ANNOUNCES NEW ORGANIZED PLAY PROGRAMS FOR KAIJUDO
January 30, 2013 – RENTON, WA – Wizards of the Coast today announced the introduction of new Kaijudo Organized Play programs and competitive tournaments. Starting this spring, a horde of new events will be unleashed including Kaijudo Set Premiere, Kaijudo Duel Day, Kaijudo Master Challenge and a Kaijudo Championship.
Set Premiere events will allow players and retailers to celebrate the latest booster set release, the first one coming on March 16 with the launch of the DragonStrike Infernus set. Soon after, players will dive into competitive play at Kaijudo Duel Day events and then get the chance to win an invite to this summer’s Kaijudo Championship through Kaijudo Master Challenge events taking place in select Wizards Play Network hobby stores throughout the spring.
Kaijudo is the newest brand from Wizards of the Coast and Hasbro, providing multi-platform entertainment that the whole family will enjoy. Kaijudo features a suite of products including a trading card game (TCG), digital trading card game (TCGO), online battle game and a mobile app, as well as a television series produced by Hasbro Studios that airs in the U.S. on The Hub TV network and on Teletoon in Canada. Kaijudo offers an inspiring story about a young hero, Ray, who possesses the rare ability to befriend and duel alongside fantastical creatures from a parallel dimension. It’s up to Ray to master the ancient art of Kaijudo in order to protect both worlds.
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