Grand Prix are the biggest open Magic events run around the world. These exciting three-day festivals of all that is Magic feature a two-day main event with thousands of dollars in cash prizes. Plus, you’ll find artist signings and more side events than you could possibly play in your most fevered Magic-induced dreams.

GRAND PRIX SCHEDULE

FORMATS

Each Grand Prix’s main event features one of a number of formats, including:

 

Side events, which take place all weekend concurrent with the main event, are run with any of these formats, plus a plethora of serious, casual, and even some wholly unique formats.

 

PRIZES

Effective August 4, 2014

For more information, read: Improving the Grand Prix

Prizes for the main event of an individual Grand Prix scale with the size of the event, with each Grand Prix awarding a prize purse of at least $35,000.  A team Grand Prix will hand out at least $45,000. Players are also awarded Pro Points for high finishes. The Top 8 automatically earn invitations and airfare to the Pro Tour.

Every player will receive a special promo card just for signing up, while supplies last. In addition, Grand Prix awards a multiplier of 8x for all Planeswalker Points earned, and side events carry a multiplier of 3x.

Prizes and promotions may vary based upon the Grand Prix Organizer. Below is the base payout that Tournament Organizers use for Grand Prix tournaments.

Grand PrixWorldwide Prize Structure

RULES

Effective August 4, 2014

Every Grand Prix is open to any and all participants, but there are some important rules to keep in mind.

  • Day One is run at Competitive REL (Rules Enforcement Level); Day Two is run at Professional REL
  • There are nine rounds on Day One and six rounds on Day Two for individual-format Grand Prix; nine rounds on Day One and five rounds on Day Two for team-format Grand Prix
  • In Individual Grand prix: All players with 21 or more match points or all players tied for 64th place—whichever is greater—qualify to play on Day Two
  • In Team Grand Prix: All teams with 21 or more match points or all teams tied for 40th place—whichever is greater—qualify to play on Day Two
  • Swiss rounds are 50 minutes long and best two out of three matches
  • The Top 8 players at the end of 15 rounds advance to the playoffs for individual-format Grand Prix; The Top 4 teams at the end of 14 rounds advance to the playoffs for team-format Grand Prix
  • Playoff matches are best two out of three, single elimination, and untimed

Players can also earn up to three byes for a Grand Prix either by winning a Grand Prix Trial, having enough Planeswalker Points Seasonal Award Points, having a specific Pro Tour Players Club level, or being a member of the Pro Tour Hall of Fame.

2015 SUPER SUNDAY SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP

Super Sunday Series events, which take place on the Sunday of every Grand Prix weekend, offer players a chance to win a trip to Wizards of the Coast Headquarters in Renton, Washington. They will not only compete against other Super Sunday Series winners for their share of a $20,000 prize pool, but they will also be able to have dinner with Magic R&D and draft with Wizards employees.

2016 SUPER SUNDAY SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP INFO

READY TO PLAY?

With more than 50 Grand Prix held every year around the world, chances are good you’ll find one nearby. Check the Grand Prix schedule for the tournaments nearest you.

GRAND PRIX SCHEDULE

2015

City Country Venue Dates Format Trials
SEASON 1 (Qualifies for Pro Tour Dragons of Tarkir)
Baltimore USA Baltimore Convention Center (Hall F) December 12-14, 2014 Limited Completed
Milan Italy Malpensa Fiere December 12-14, 2014 Modern Completed
Denver USA Denver Airport Crowne Plaza January 2-4, 2015 Standard Completed
Manila Philippines SMX Convention Center January 2-4, 2015 Standard Completed
Omaha USA Centurylink Center January 9-11, 2015 Modern Completed
Shizuoka Japan Twin Messe January 9-11, 2015 Limited Completed
San Jose USA San Jose Convention Center Jan 30-Feb 1, 2015 Team Limited None
México City Mexico Expo Reforma Jan 30-Feb 1, 2015 Limited Completed
Seville Spain Fibesevilla February 13-15, 2015 Standard Completed
Vancouver Canada Vancouver Convention Centre February 20-22, 2015 Modern Completed
Memphis USA Memphis Cook Convention Center February 20-22, 2015 Standard Completed
SEASON 2 (Qualifies for Pro Tour Magic Origins)
Miami USA Miami Beach Convention Center March 6-8, 2015 Standard Completed
Liverpool England ACC Liverpool March 6-8, 2015 Limited Completed
Cleveland USA Cleveland Convention Center March 13-15, 2015 Limited Completed
Auckland New Zealand Aotea Centre March 13-15, 2015 Limited Completed
Kyōto Japan Pulse Plaza (Note: venue location has changed since initially published) April 17-19, 2015 Legacy Completed
Kraków Poland International Exhibition and Convention Centre EXPO Krakow April 17-19, 2015 Standard Completed
São Paulo Brazil World Trade Center May 1-3, 2015 Standard Completed
Toronto Canada Metro Toronto Convention Centre May 1-3, 2015 Standard Completed
Atlantic City USA Atlantic City Convention Center May 8-10, 2015 Limited Completed
Paris France Dock Pullmann May 8-10, 2015 Standard Completed
Florence Italy Fortezza da Basso May 15-17, 2015 Team Limited None
Shanghai China Shanghai Mart May 15-17, 2015 Standard Completed
Las Vegas (Main Event #1) USA Las Vegas Convention Center May 28-31, 2015 Limited Completed
Las Vegas (Main Event #2) USA Las Vegas Convention Center May 28-31, 2015 Limited Completed
Utrecht Netherlands JaarBeurs Utrecht May 28-31, 2015 Limited Completed
Chiba Japan Makuhari Messe May 29-31, 2015 Limited Completed
SEASON 3 (Qualifies for Pro Tour Battle for Zendikar)
Charlotte USA Charlotte Convention Center June 12-14, 2015 Modern Completed
Providence USA Rhode Island Convention Center June 19-21, 2015 Standard Completed
Copenhagen Denmark *Bella Center Copenhagen (Note: venue location has changed since initially published) June 19-21, 2015 Modern Completed
Singapore   Singapore Expo Convention and Exhibition Center June 26-28, 2015 Modern Completed
Buenos Aires Argentina Golden Center June 26-28, 2015 Standard Completed
Montréal Canada Place Bonaventure July 3-5, 2015 Limited Completed
Lille France Lille Grand Palais July 3-5, 2015 Legacy Completed
Dallas/Fort Worth USA Fort Worth Convention Center July 24-26, 2015 Limited Completed
San Diego USA San Diego Convention Center August 7-9, 2015 Standard Completed
Hong Kong China Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre August 7-9, 2015 Limited Completed
Detroit USA Cobo Center August 14-16, 2015 Team Limited None
London England ExCeL London August 14-16, 2015 Standard May 23, 2015 - Aug. 2, 2015
Prague Czech Republic Incheba Expo August 28-30, 2015 Standard June 6, 2015 - Aug. 16, 2015
Santiago Chile Hotel Gran Palace (Note: venue location has changed since initially published) August 28-30, 2015 Limited June 6, 2015 - Aug. 16, 2015
SEASON 4 (Qualifies for the first Pro Tour in 2016)
Oklahoma City USA Cox Convention Center September 11-13, 2015 Modern June 20, 2015 - Aug. 30, 2015
Madrid Spain Pabellon Multiusos September 11-13, 2015 Limited June 20, 2015 - Aug. 30, 2015
Madison USA Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall October 9-11, 2015 Limited July 18, 2015 - Sept. 27, 2015
Sydney Australia Sports Centre October 9-11, 2015 Limited July 18, 2015 - Sept. 27, 2015
Québec City Canada Centre des congrès de Québec October 23-25, 2015 Standard Aug. 1, 2015 - Oct. 11, 2015
Beijing China Beijing Science and Technology University Stadium October 23-25, 2015 Team Limited None
Indianapolis USA Indiana Convention Center Oct 30-Nov 1, 2015 Standard Aug. 8, 2015 - Oct. 18, 2015
Lyon France Centre de Congrès de Lyon Oct 30-Nov 1, 2015 Limited Aug. 8, 2015 - Oct. 18, 2015
Porto Alegre Brazil Sogipa Oct 30-Nov 1, 2015 Modern Aug. 8, 2015 - Oct. 18, 2015
Seattle/Tacoma USA Greater Tacoma Convention Center November 6-8, 2015 Legacy Aug. 15, 2015 - Oct. 25, 2015
Atlanta USA Georgia World Congress Center November 13-15, 2015 Limited Aug. 22, 2015 - Nov. 1, 2015
Brussels Belgium Brussels Expo November 13-15, 2015 Standard Aug. 22, 2015 - Nov. 1, 2015
Kobe Japan Kobe International Exhibition Hall November 20-22, 2015 Standard Aug. 29, 2015 - Nov. 8, 2015
Pittsburgh USA David L. Lawrence Convention Center November 20-22, 2015 Modern Aug. 29, 2015 - Nov. 8, 2015

2016

City Country Venue Dates Format Trials
Oakland USA Coming Soon! January 8-10, 2016 Standard Oct. 16, 205 - Dec. 2, 2015
Vancouver Canada Coming Soon! January 29-31, 2016 Sealed Deck Nov. 7, 2015 - Jan. 17, 2016
Nagoya Japan Coming Soon! January 29-31, 2016 Sealed Deck Nov. 7, 2015 - Jan. 17, 2016
Mexico City Mexico Coming Soon! January 29-31, 2016 Sealed Deck Nov. 7, 2015 - Jan. 17, 2016
Houston USA Coming Soon! February 26-28, 2016 Standard Dec. 5, 2015 - Feb. 14, 2016
Detroit USA Coming Soon! March 4-6, 2016 Modern Dec. 12, 2015 - Feb. 21, 2016
Bologna Italy Coming Soon! March 4-6, 2016 Modern Dec. 12, 2015 - Feb. 21, 2016
Melbourne Australia Coming Soon! March 4-6, 2016 Modern Dec. 12, 2015 - Feb. 21, 2016
Washington DC USA Coming Soon! March 11-13, 2016 Team Limited None
Paris France Coming Soon! March 18-20, 2016 Standard Dec. 26, 2015 - Mar. 6, 2016
Buenos Aires Argentina Coming Soon! March 18-20, 2016 Standard Dec. 23, 2015 - Mar. 3, 2016
Albuquerque USA Coming Soon! April 15-17, 2016 Sealed Deck Coming Soon!
Barcelona Spain Coming Soon! April 15-17, 2016 Sealed Deck Coming Soon!
Toronto Canada Coming Soon! April 29-May 1, 2016 Standard Coming Soon!
Beijing China Coming Soon! April 29-May 1, 2016 Standard Coming Soon!
Tokyo Japan Coming Soon! May 6-8, 2016 Standard Coming Soon!
Los Angeles USA Coming Soon! May 20-22, 2016 Modern Coming Soon!
Charlotte USA Coming Soon! May 20-22, 2016 Modern Coming Soon!
Minneapolis USA Coming Soon! May 27-29, 2016 Standard Coming Soon!
Manchester England Coming Soon! May 27-29, 2016 Standard Coming Soon!
Taipei Chinese Taipei Coming Soon! May 27-29, 2016 Standard Coming Soon!
Columbus USA Coming Soon! June 10-12, 2016 Legacy Coming Soon!
Prague Czech Republic Coming Soon! June 10-12, 2016 Legacy Coming Soon!
Pittsburgh USA Coming Soon! June 24-26, 2016 Standard Coming Soon!
Sao Paulo Brazil Coming Soon! July 1-3, 2016 Team Limited Coming Soon!
Montreal Canada Coming Soon! July 29-31, 2016 Sealed Deck Coming Soon!
Stockholm Sweden Coming Soon! July 29-31, 2016 Sealed Deck Coming Soon!
Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Coming Soon! July 29-31, 2016 Sealed Deck Coming Soon!
Portland USA Coming Soon! August 12-14, 2016 Standard Coming Soon!
Rimini Italy Coming Soon! August 12-14, 2016 Standard Coming Soon!
New York City USA Coming Soon! August 19-21, 2016 Standard Coming Soon!
Lille France Coming Soon! August 26-28, 2016 Modern Coming Soon!
Indianapolis USA Coming Soon! August 26-28, 2016 Modern Coming Soon!
Guangzhou China Coming Soon! August 26-28, 2016 Modern Coming Soon!
Louisville USA Coming Soon! September 9-11, 2016 Team Limited Coming Soon!
Kyoto Japan Coming Soon! September 9-11, 2016 Team Limited Coming Soon!
Atlanta USA Coming Soon! October 7-9, 2016 Sealed Deck Coming Soon!
London England Coming Soon! October 7-9, 2016 Sealed Deck Coming Soon!
Sydney Australia Coming Soon! October 7-9, 2016 Sealed Deck Coming Soon!
Providence USA Coming Soon! October 21-23, 2016 Standard Coming Soon!
Warsaw Poland Coming Soon! October 28-30, 2016 Standard Coming Soon!
Santiago Chile Coming Soon! October 28-30, 2016 Standard Coming Soon!
Dallas USA Coming Soon! November 4-6, 2016 Modern Coming Soon!
Rotterdam Netherlands Coming Soon! November 11-13, 2016 Team Limited Coming Soon!
Chiba Japan Coming Soon! November 25-27, 2016 Legacy Coming Soon!
Denver USA Coming Soon! December 2-4, 2016 Standard Coming Soon!
Madrid Spain Coming Soon! December 2-4, 2016 Standard Coming Soon!
Milwaukee USA Coming Soon! December 9-11, 2016 Standard Coming Soon!

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