This policy is a tentative acceptance - should the converter become disabled via Sony firmware update before EVO, it could face a ban.
You can learn more about it here (Opens in new window).
If it's not version 4.1 (or lower) or worse, has been fully updated with all current Wii updates, then most likely you will not be able to soft mod it. So if your Wii has a major issue, try to find a technical friend first. Eventually, that SD card will be full of hacks, backup games and the like. This is where a portable Hard Drive can come in handy.
Often EVO's policies are adopted at smaller tournaments.And then there was the amount of risk for those not well-versed in physically modding a system; hard modding could cause irreversible damage if done wrong, and the loss of money (and even your system) to untrustworthy people that offer the service.But of the big three current gen systems, the Wii has made modding a viable option.So you could technically store Wii files and computer files onto them. You have a bunch of programs you want to test on your Wii.Before you jump for joy, look up that Wii's model number and update version. They basically are being nice and saying, 'stop tinkering with our system'.