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Tournament Format / Army Restrictions

Bayou Battles will have two one-day tournaments on Saturday and Sunday.  You can take two different factions to each day of the tournament if you like.  All army lists must be submitted for review by 11:59PM, Sunday, July 22nd (send to bayoubattles@gmail.com). Send lists in .pdf, .txt, or word/excel format. Lists will be reviewed to make sure it is one that would reasonable to play against.  As a good rule of thumb, don’t be that guy.  You will receive a confirmation note that your list was received and if it is legal and acceptable. Easy Army is a high quality, simple online army building website that allows you do download and print .pdf copies of your list.  It can be found (here:  http://boltaction.easyarmy.com/)
Whenever possible, we will strive to match you up Axis v Allies, but this will of course depend on the attendance.  If you are flexible in the army you wish to play, and don’t mind switching to bring a more equitable Axis/Allies balance, please let us know.

TABLES & TERRAIN!

One of the great joys of historical war gaming is not just seeing well painted armies facing off against each other, but also seeing those armies fight on gorgeously painted and assembled tables that recreate/simulate the locations of battlefields from WWII.  Many of us spend as much time putting together our tables as we do the armies we play, and it is no small endeavor to put together a well-designed table for people to play on.  While Bayou Battles could easily toss together enough tables for everyone to play on, the quality of those tables would be severely lacking.  Our budget just can’t afford the luxury of 12 gorgeous tables!  Thus, just like last year, we are asking players that can to bring their ONE (1) best table for people to play on.  These tables should be 4’x6’ in size.  When you register, please let us know if you are able to bring a table of terrain to use.  And like last year, there will be a prize (or two) for the best table(s).

SATURDAY

Theater/List Restrictions:  No List Restrictions, but no Special Named Units
Point Total:  1250
Maximum number of Platoons:  2
Maximum Number of Order Dice:  None (Don’t abuse this!!!  Remember, all lists will be checked!)
Tank/Armored Platoons Allowed?:  Yes*
Number of Games: 3 games, 3 hours per game, all players play same scenarios each round.

*  Keep in mind that there will be scenarios where infantry/artillery are required to capture objectives.  Plan accordingly!

SUNDAY

Theater/List Restrictions:  No List Restrictions, but no Special Named Units
Point Total:  700
Maximum number of Platoons:  2
Maximum Number of Order Dice:  None (Don’t abuse this!!!)
Tank/Armored Platoons Allowed?:  No!
Number of Games: 3 games, 1.5 hours per game.  First 2 rounds players will play once as an attacker, once as a defender, with various scenarios set by table, with everyone playing same scenario round 3.

If you have any questions about this list you are planning to bring, please ask ahead of time!