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
  • 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
  • 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.

Winners of the Super Sunday Series events that have taken place starting with Grand Prix Dallas/Fort Worth 2013 through Grand Prix San Antonio 2014 are invited to compete in the 2015 Super Sunday Series Championship! For more information on the championship event, click here.

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 Info
Milan Italy Malpensa Fiere December 12-14, 2014 Modern Info
Denver USA Denver Airport Crowne Plaza January 2-4, 2015 Standard Info
Manila Philippines SMX Convention Center January 2-4, 2015 Standard Info
Omaha USA Centurylink Center January 9-11, 2015 Modern Info
Shizuoka Japan Twin Messe January 9-11, 2015 Limited Info
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 Info
Seville Spain Fibesevilla February 13-15, 2015 Standard Info
Vancouver Canada Vancouver Convention Center February 20-22, 2015 Modern Info
Memphis USA Memphis Cook Convention Center February 20-22, 2015 Standard Info
SEASON 2 (Qualifies for the Pro Tour in Vancouver 2015)
Miami USA Miami Beach Convention Center March 6-8, 2015 Standard Coming Soon
Liverpool England ACC Liverpool March 6-8, 2015 Limited Coming Soon
Cleveland USA Cleveland Convention Center March 13-15, 2015 Limited Coming Soon
Auckland New Zealand Aotea Centre March 13-15, 2015 Limited Coming Soon
Kraków Poland EXPO Krakow April 17-19, 2015 Standard Coming Soon
Kyōto Japan Miyako Messe April 17-19, 2015 Legacy Coming Soon
São Paulo Brazil World Trade Center May 1-3, 2015 Standard Coming Soon
Toronto Canada Metro Toronto Convention Centre May 1-3, 2015 Standard Coming Soon
Atlantic City USA Atlantic City Convention Center May 8-10, 2015 Limited Coming Soon
Paris France Dock Pullmann May 8-10, 2015 Standard Coming Soon
Florence Italy Fortezza da Basso May 15-17, 2015 Team Limited Coming Soon
Shanghai China Shanghai Mart May 15-17, 2015 Standard Coming Soon
Las Vegas USA Las Vegas Convention Center May 28-31, 2015 Limited Coming Soon
Utrecht Europe JaarBeurs Utrecht May 28-31, 2015 Limited Coming Soon
Chiba Japan Makuhari Messe May 29-31, 2015 Limited Coming Soon
SEASON 3 (Qualifies for the Pro Tour in Milwaukee 2015)
Charlotte USA Charlotte Convention Center June 12-14, 2015 Modern Coming Soon
Providence USA Rhode Island Convention Center June 19-21, 2015 Standard Coming Soon
Copenhagen Denmark Brøndby Hallen June 19-21, 2015 Modern Coming Soon
Singapore Singapore Expo Convention and Exhibition Center June 26-28, 2015 Modern Coming Soon
Buenos Aires Argentina Golden Center June 26-28, 2015 Standard Coming Soon
Montréal Canada Place Bonaventure July 3-5, 2015 Limited Coming Soon
Lille France Lille Grand Palais July 3-5, 2015 Legacy Coming Soon
Dallas/Fort Worth USA Fort Worth Convention Center July 24-26, 2015 Limited Coming Soon
San Diego USA San Diego Convention Center August 7-9, 2015 Standard Coming Soon
Hong Kong China Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre August 7-9, 2015 Limited Coming Soon
Detroit USA Cobo Center August 14-16, 2015 Team Limited Coming Soon
London England ExCeL London August 14-16, 2015 Standard Coming Soon
Prague Czech Republic Incheba Expo August 28-30, 2015 Standard Coming Soon
Santiago Chile Espacio Riesco August 28-30, 2015 Limited Coming Soon
SEASON 4 (Qualifies for the first Pro Tour in 2016)
Oklahoma City USA Cox Convention Center September 11-13, 2015 Modern Coming Soon
Madrid Spain Pabellon Multiusos September 11-13, 2015 Limited Coming Soon
Madison USA Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall October 9-11, 2015 Limited Coming Soon
Sydney Australia Sports Centre October 9-11, 2015 Limited Coming Soon
Québec City Canada Centre des congrès de Québec October 23-25, 2015 Standard Coming Soon
Beijing China Beijing Science and Technology University Stadium October 23-25, 2015 Team Limited Coming Soon
Indianapolis USA Indiana Convention Center Oct 30-Nov 1, 2015 Standard Coming Soon
Lyon France Centre de Congrès de Lyon Oct 30-Nov 1, 2015 Limited Coming Soon
Porto Alegre Brazil Sogipa Oct 30-Nov 1, 2015 Modern Coming Soon
Seattle/Tacoma USA Greater Tacoma Convention Center November 6-8, 2015 Legacy Coming Soon
TBD Japan TBD November 6-8, 2015 Standard Coming Soon
Atlanta USA Georgia World Congress Center November 13-15, 2015 Limited Coming Soon
Brussels Belgium Brussels Expo November 13-15, 2015 Standard Coming Soon
Pittsburgh USA David L. Lawrence Convention Center November 20-22, 2015 Modern Coming Soon

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