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Coulee Con 2018 will hold a qualifier for the 2019 Catan US Championship (CUSC). The winner will be entered into the CUSC 2019 Tournament at Origins Game Fair held June 13-17, 2019 in Columbus, OH. Additionally, they will receive travel reimbursement from Coulee Con (gas cards), and be provided with a hotel room, convention registration, and one celebratory dinner by the CUSC organizer, Catan Studio.

Qualifier Tournament Details
  1. All players must purchase a Coulee Con badge.
  2. There is a $10 tournament entry fee.
Preliminaries (Friday afternoon/evening)

Coulee Con will hold up to two preliminary rounds on Friday. Each preliminary will consist of a series of at least three separate games of Catan. The scores that all players earn from the preliminaries determine who will move to the semi-finals. Players who are unsatisfied with their score in one preliminary may return to compete in any other preliminary rounds held.

Semifinals and Final (Saturday morning/afternoon)

After all games in the preliminaries have been completed, players will be ranked based on scores. The top 16 players will move to the semi-finals, which will be held on Saturday. Each person will play one game of Catan. The winner of each game will advance to final round and play a single game of Catan.

More information on the CUSC can be found here: https://www.catanstudio.com/events/catan-world-championship/catan-national-qualifier-2019-season/