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Spring has arrived in Boise though you wouldn't know it by the weather. Spring means new life, fewer blankets, and for the Pokemon community it closes out the premier tournament season with Battle Roads. This year brings not only the normal excitement of the tournaments but the anticipation of an unusual early rotation of the tournament card base. The close of this year's season likely marks the last time players will be able to use the cards and combos they have grown accustomed to.

Battle Roads is not a single tournament but several which are stretched out over two weeks. This year the Boise area has five such tournaments. Events will be held in Boise, Meridian, Nampa, Caldwell, and Ontario. As always Jim Bauman, Boise's excellent Premier Tournament Organizer (PTO), will be overseeing all the events.

While the Battle Roads tournaments are premier events they are the least competetive of the season. Players often use them as a vista for untested decks so they can be challenged without taking a major hit to their rankings if the deck doesn't work out as they had hoped.

Pokemon's local schedule is chock full of action over the next two weeks. A schedule of the tournaments can be found at Jim's website, Pokemon of Idaho.

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