Overview

Bring your top strategies with you to a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier, and you may be one of the few to emerge from the event with an invitation and airfare to Pro Tour Aether Revolt!

Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers (RPTQs) for Pro Tour Aether Revolt take place December 3-4, 2016 and December 10-11, 2016.

The Top 4 finishers of a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier receive airfare and invitations to Pro Tour Aether Revolt, while 1st- through 8th-place finishers receive invitations to the next round of Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers.

The format for this Regional Pro Tour Qualifier season is Modern Constructed.

As a reminder, players are only allowed to compete in one Regional Pro Tour Qualifier if they are qualified to play in one.

TENTATIVE LIST OF QUALIFIED PLAYERS

Qualification

Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers are an invitation-only event. An invitation to participate in a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier for Pro Tour Aether Revolt is offered to the following:

  • Players with a Pro Tour Players Club Silver level (as of the date of the Regional Pro Tour Qualifier).
  • Players that won a Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier from July 23, 2016 until October 9, 2016.
  • Players that finished 1st- through 8th-place at a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier for Pro Tour Kaladesh.
  • Players that won a Regional Last Chance Qualifier that ties to that Regional Pro Tour Qualifier.

Eligibility

The following players may not compete in Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers for Pro Tour Aether Revolt:

  • Players that previously participated in a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier which awards an invitation to Pro Tour Aether Revolt.
  • Players that won a Magic Online Pro Tour Qualifier Final which awards an invitation to Pro Tour Aether Revolt.
  • Players that won a Magic Online Championship Series (MOCS) Playoff tournament which awards invitations to Pro Tour Aether Revolt.
  • Players that finished in the Top 8 or finished with 39 or more match points in an individual-format Grand Prix which awards invitations to Pro Tour Aether Revolt.
  • Players that finished in the Top 4 or finished with 36 or more match points in a team-format Grand Prix which awards invitations to Pro Tour Aether Revolt.
  • Players that finished with 33 or more match points at Pro Tour Kaladesh.
  • Players with a Pro Tour Players Club Gold or Platinum level (as of the date of the Regional Pro Tour Qualifier).
  • Players that are members of the Pro Tour Hall of Fame.
  • Players that are otherwise already qualified for Pro Tour Aether Revolt.

If you have any questions as to you eligibility to play in a particular Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier, please email your inquiry to PremierPlay@wizards.com.

Complete information about invitations to Pro Tours can be found in the Magic: The Gathering Invitation Policy.

Promo Card and Deck Box

All participants in a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier receive an exclusive Snapcaster Mage promo card.

All participants in a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier receive an exclusive deck box.

General Information

Prizes

The Top 4 of each Regional receive an invitation and travel award* to Pro Tour Aether Revolt.

The Top 16 players in each Regional PTQ will receive a Regional PTQ playmat.

Booster Prizes will be awarded as follows:

Place Attendance
   
1—4 -
5—8 54 boosters
9—16 36 boosters
17—24 18 boosters
25—32 -

 

Other prizes are determined by the organizer of each event. Contact the organizer for additional details.

*Travel

The players eligible to receive a travel award will receive instructions from Wizards of the Coast regarding whom they must contact and the deadline by which they must arrange their travel awards. Wizards of the Coast will not refund travel made outside this service. Wizards of the Coast reserves the right to award a cash equivalent award in lieu of any travel award in its sole discretion.

All travel itineraries must be from the international airport nearest the player's home and to the host city of the Pro Tour, and must include all the dates of that event. No award will be substituted if member is unable to participate. All other expenses are the responsibility of the member and may include, without limitation, accommodations, ground transportation, taxes, itinerary change fees, passport and visa fees.

This award must be redeemed through member's arrangement of travel itinerary no later than (30) days before departure. Failure to complete travel arrangements as directed by Wizards of the Coast prior to this deadline will result in forfeiture of the award. Every member receiving a travel award must provide to Wizards of the Coast an executed liability release, the appropriate US taxation form (W9 or W8) (or have one on file), up-to-date contact information on your DCI membership, and proof of ID and passport (when required by international destination). In all cases, all such documentation must be provided to Wizards of the Coast, or must have been previously on file, at least thirty (30) days before departure. Failure to timely provide such documentation will result in forfeiture of the award.

Players under the age of eighteen (18) at the time of the Pro Tour will receive a cash equivalent award in lieu of expenses, paid air ticket, and/or hotel accommodations. Such player must still attend, compete, and be listed in the finish of the tournament or forfeit this award.

Players who have general questions about the Magic: The Gathering trading card game, Wizards of the Coast LLC, the Wizards Play Network, or any Magic: The Gathering Organized Play program should contact Wizards of the Coast as follows:

Magic Online Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers

The round of Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers taking place between December 10 and December 17, 2016 will have two Magic Online Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers in which qualified players may participate. The first will take place on December 10 at 2 p.m. PT, and the second one will take place December 17 at 5 a.m. PT.

To register for a Magic Online Regional Pro Tour Qualifier, a player who is qualified to compete in that round of Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers must send an email to PremierPlay@wizards.com with the following elements:

  • The title of the email should be "Magic Online RPTQ."

The email should include your DCI number, Magic Online username, and the date of the Magic Online Regional Pro Tour Qualifier that you wish to participate in.

The deadlines to register are:

  • Wednesday, December 7 at 11:59 PM PT (for the December 10 tournament)
  • Wednesday, December 14 at 11:59 PM PT (for the December 17 tournament)

Magic Online Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers will be capped at 212 players, so sign up early if you intend to play.

The Top 8 players will receive invitations to compete in Pro Tour Aether Revolt, as well as an invitation to play in the Pro Tour Challenge event at that Pro Tour.

The format for these Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers is Modern Constructed.

As a reminder, if you play in a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier during a qualifying round, you cannot play in any other Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers during that qualifying round, including Magic Online Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers. Your invitation to compete in a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier only lets you compete in one Regional Pro Tour Qualifier.

LOCATIONS

LCQ Date RPTQ Date Format Venue City Region Country Email Address
12/3/2016 12/4/2016 Modern Games Laboratory MELBOURNE Victoria Australia Email
12/3/2016 12/4/2016 Modern Face To Face Games - Toronto Toronto Ontario Canada Email
12/3/2016 12/4/2016 Modern 长春鹏洛客桌游与模型/Chang Chun Planeswalker Board Game and Model 长春 Jilin China Email
12/3/2016 12/4/2016 Modern Magic Bazar Paris Paris Paris France Email
12/3/2016 12/4/2016 Modern Playtime - Monza Monza Monza e Brianza Italy Email
12/3/2016 12/4/2016 Modern 大阪商工会議所 大阪市 Osaka-fu Japan Email
12/3/2016 12/4/2016 Modern 晴れる屋トーナメントセンター 新宿区 Tokyo-to Japan Email
12/3/2016 12/4/2016 Modern Edinorog Moscow   Russian Federation Email
12/3/2016 12/4/2016 Modern Taoyuan Womencenter/桃園市婦女館 Taoyuan City Taoyuan Taiwan, Province of China Email
12/3/2016 12/4/2016 Modern HobbyTown USA - Lincoln (South) Lincoln Nebraska United States Email
12/3/2016 12/4/2016 Modern Top Deck Games Westmont New Jersey United States Email
12/3/2016 12/4/2016 Modern Event Horizon Games Raleigh North Carolina United States Email
12/3/2016 12/4/2016 Modern Comic Town Columbus Ohio United States Email
12/3/2016 12/4/2016 Modern The Next Level Games - TNLG Madison Tennessee United States Email
12/3/2016 12/4/2016 Modern Mox Boarding House Bellevue Washington United States Email
12/3/2016 12/4/2016 Modern Misty Mountain Games Madison Wisconsin United States Email
12/10/2016 12/11/2016 Modern Mundo Kinoene São José dos Campos São Paulo Brazil Email
12/10/2016 12/11/2016 Modern Jeux Face a Face Verdun (Montréal) Quebec Canada Email
12/10/2016 12/11/2016 Modern La Forja de Stone Santiago de Chile Región Metropolitana de Santiago Chile Email
12/10/2016 12/11/2016 Modern Centrum pohybove medicíny Praha Praha, hlavní mesto Czech Republic Email
12/10/2016 12/11/2016 Modern Ostervangssakolen 4000 Roskilde Roskilde Denmark Email
12/10/2016 12/11/2016 Modern Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre Birmingham   England Email
12/10/2016 12/11/2016 Modern Jugendherberge Köln-Deutz - city hostel Köln Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany Email
12/10/2016 12/11/2016 Modern Hotel Mercure Roma Roma Italy Email
12/10/2016 12/11/2016 Modern Gamesmart México City Distrito Federal Mexico Email
12/10/2016 12/11/2016 Modern Hotel VP Jardín Metropolitano Madrid Madrid Spain Email
12/10/2016 12/11/2016 Modern Eudemonia Berkeley California United States Email
12/10/2016 12/11/2016 Modern Artifex San Diego California United States Email
12/10/2016 12/11/2016 Modern Cool Stuff Games - Maitland Maitland Florida United States Email
12/10/2016 12/11/2016 Modern TJ Collectibles Milford Massachusetts United States Email
12/10/2016 12/11/2016 Modern Madness Games and Comics - Plano Plano Texas United States Email
12/10/2016 12/11/2016 Modern Game Haven - Sandy Sandy Utah United States Email

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