Hey guys; I am thinking about starting to put together a Stimhack Regional Champions Invitational, akin to the SSCI this past spring. There are a few things about an SRCI that should be easier, and a few things that might be a little more difficult. Obviously, we would have less players competing, so we woudn't have to play another 18-hour tournament, and with less players, we might be able to explore some more interesting formats, (maybe a long double elimination, maybe a cube draft for the top8, maybe something else entirely).
Unfortunately, there isn't a break between Regionals and Nationals events as there was between Regionals and Store Champs, so it might be difficult to find a date that wouldn't conflict with some people's plans.
I am making this thread as both a headcount, (if you've won a Regional this year and would like to compete in an SRCI, please let me know here), and to tap the community for opinions about what sort of tournament you'd like to see us do if the event were, say, somewhere between 20 and 50 players. It would also be nice if Regional Champs could make it known what dates in August or September are going to have conflicting events that we should try to schedule around. Please don't go nuts talking about what we could improve from the SSCI here. We got a ton of feedback afterwards with respect to logistical and technical improvements, so we have a good idea of the most important changes we need to make already.
Thanks in advance for the feedback; I look forward to hosting another incredible event!