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 Ixalan!

Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers (RPTQs) for Pro Tour Ixalan take place August 12-13, 2017 and August 19-20, 2017.

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

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

Qualification

Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers are an invitation-only event. An invitation to participate in a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier for Pro Tour Ixalan 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 April 29, 2017 until July 2, 2017.
  • Players that finished 1st- through 8th-place at a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier for Pro Tour Hour of Devastation.
  • 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 Ixalan:

  • Players that previously participated in a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier which awards an invitation to Pro Tour Ixalan.
  • Players that won a Magic Online Pro Tour Qualifier Final which awards an invitation to Pro Tour Ixalan.
  • Players that finished in the Top 2 of a Magic Online Championship Series (MOCS) Playoff tournament which awards invitations to Pro Tour Ixalan.
  • Players that won a Magic Online Championship Series (MOCS) Open tournament which awards invitations to Pro Tour Ixalan.
  • 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 Ixalan.
  • 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 Ixalan.
  • Players that won a Pro Tour Qualifier (held at a Grand Prix) which awards invitations to Pro Tour Ixalan.
  • Players that finished with 33 or more match points at Pro Tour Hour of Devastation.
  • 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 Ixalan.

If you have any questions as to your 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 Emrakul, the Aeons Torn promo card.

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

General Information

Prizes

The top finishing players at each Regional Pro Tour Qualifier will receive an invitation and travel award* to Pro Tour Ixalan. The number of invitations awarded is determined by the attendance of the Regional Pro Tour Qualifier as follows:

Attendance # of Invitations to Pro Tour # of Invitations to next RPTQ
Up to 42 Players 2 4
43-93 Players 4 8
94+ Players 8 8

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

Booster Prizes will be awarded as follows, depending on the number of invitations awarded at each Regional PTQ:

# of Invitations 1 Invitation 2 Invitations 4 Invitations 8 Invitations
Place Boosters Boosters Boosters Boosters
1 - - - -
2 36 - - -
3-4 18 36 - -
5-8 9 24 42 -
9-16 - 18 27 42
17-24 - 15 21 30
25-32 - - 12 18
33-48 - - - 9

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 August 12 and August 20, 2017 will have two Magic Online Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers in which qualified players may participate. The first will take place on August 19 at 2 p.m. PT, and the second one will take place August 26 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, August 16 at 11:59 PM PT (for the August 19 tournament)
  • Wednesday, August 23 at 11:59 PM PT (for the August 26 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 Ixalan, 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 Standard 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.

The prize structures for Magic Online Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers differ from the prize structures for in-person events. Please see the event details for this round of Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers in the Magic Online client for more information.

Tell Us About Your Regional PTQ!

Your input is critical to help us improve the quality of our events! We therefore want to give you the opportunity to let us know about your Pro Tour Qualifier experience. Please click here and provide us with the date and location of the event(s) you participated in and a brief description of your experience.

Your feedback is very valuable. Thank you in advance for your time!

Locations

Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers (RPTQs) for Pro Tour Ixalan take place August 12-13, 2017 and August 19-20, 2017. The format for this round of RPTQs is Standard.

LCQ Date RPTQ Date Format Venue City Region Country Email
8/19/2017 8/20/2017 Standard Games Laboratory MELBOURNE Victoria Australia Email
8/19/2017 8/20/2017 Standard Terramedia Sao Paulo São Paulo Brazil Email
8/19/2017 8/20/2017 Standard Face To Face Games - Toronto Toronto Ontario Canada Email
8/12/2017 8/13/2017 Standard Jeux Face a Face Verdun (Montréal) Quebec Canada Email
8/19/2017 8/20/2017 Standard Magicsur Chile Santiago Región Metropolitana de Santiago Chile Email
8/19/2017 8/20/2017 Standard 曲多卡牌/Qu Duo Card Store 北京 Beijing China Email
8/19/2017 8/20/2017 Standard Dark Sphere London   England Email
8/12/2017 8/13/2017 Standard Magic Bazar Paris Paris Paris France Email
8/12/2017 8/13/2017 Standard TCG Warehouse Leipzig Sachsen Germany Email
8/19/2017 8/20/2017 Standard The Hideout Guatemala City Guatemala Guatemala Email
8/5/2017 8/6/2017 Standard Playtime - Monza Monza Monza e Brianza Italy Email
8/5/2017 8/6/2017 Standard Galactus Roma Roma Italy Email
8/19/2017 8/20/2017 Standard BIG MAGICなんば店 大阪市 Osaka-fu Japan Email
8/19/2017 8/20/2017 Standard 晴れる屋トーナメントセンター 新宿区 Tokyo-to Japan Email
8/19/2017 8/20/2017 Standard Gamesmart México City Distrito Federal Mexico Email
8/19/2017 8/20/2017 Standard Magic United Rotterdam   Netherlands Email
8/12/2017 8/13/2017 Standard Planeswalker.pl Warsaw   Poland Email
8/18/2017 8/19/2017 Standard Edinorog Moscow   Russian Federation Email
8/19/2017 8/20/2017 Standard Hotel VP Jardin Metropolitano Madrid Madrid Spain Email
8/12/2017 8/13/2017 Standard Dragons Lair - Stockholm Stockholm   Sweden Email
8/19/2017 8/20/2017 Standard Cat's Footprint Playground/貓腳印遊樂園 Taoyuan City Taoyuan Taiwan, Province of China Email
8/19/2017 8/20/2017 Standard Hobby Bugong Bangkok Krung Thep Maha Nakhon [Bangkok] Thailand Email
8/19/2017 8/20/2017 Standard Eudemonia Berkeley California United States Email
8/12/2017 8/13/2017 Standard Game Empire - San Diego San Diego California United States Email
8/12/2017 8/13/2017 Standard Enchanted Grounds - Littleton Littleton Colorado United States Email
8/19/2017 8/20/2017 Standard Cool Stuff Games - Maitland Maitland Florida United States Email
8/12/2017 8/13/2017 Standard Pastimes Niles Illinois United States Email
8/12/2017 8/13/2017 Standard Game Time Indianapolis Indiana United States Email
8/19/2017 8/20/2017 Standard Pandemonium Books and Games Cambridge Massachusetts United States Email
8/12/2017 8/13/2017 Standard Dreamers Vault Games - Burnsville Burnsville Minnesota United States Email
8/12/2017 8/13/2017 Standard Game Cafe Independence Missouri United States Email
8/19/2017 8/20/2017 Standard Top Deck Games Westmont New Jersey United States Email
8/19/2017 8/20/2017 Standard Event Horizon Games Raleigh North Carolina United States Email
8/12/2017 8/13/2017 Standard Mr Nice Guy Games Monroeville Pennsylvania United States Email
8/19/2017 8/20/2017 Standard The Next Level Games Nashville Tennessee United States Email
8/12/2017 8/13/2017 Standard Madness Games and Comics - Plano Plano Texas United States Email
8/12/2017 8/13/2017 Standard Mox Boarding House Bellevue Washington United States Email

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