2007 Pro Tour-Valencia Side Events Schedule

Posted in Feature on August 7, 2007

By Wizards of the Coast

Prizes

Unless otherwise noted, scheduled events will have a prize pool of 2 boosters per player and Qualifier Tournaments will have a prize pool of 3 boosters per player. Prizes awarded will be based on match points and will be determined once the Final Standings have been displayed following the last Swiss round. The minimum number of points required to guarantee a prize are shown in the table below.

Number of Rounds Min. Points Required
3 6+
4 & 5 9+
6 & 7 12+
8 & 9 15+
10 18+

Pro Tour Qualifiers

Qualifiers for individual Pro Tour tournaments award an invitation and a travel award to a specific Pro Tour tournament for the two top-finishing competitors.

Grand Prix Trials

Number of Players Number of 3-Round Byes
8 – 32 1
33 – 64 2
65 - 128 4
129+ 8

Trials for individual-format Grand Prix tournaments award a three-round bye to a Grand Prix tournament for one or more of the top-finishing competitors. The number of three-round byes awarded will be determined by the number of players in the Trial as shown in the table below. Grand Prix Trial byes no longer pass down. If a player already possesses a three-round bye, finishes high enough to win another bye from a Grand Prix Trial, that bye will not be passed down to the next eligible player.

Daily Events (Thursday – Sunday)

Daily Drawings (Every day except Thursday) Sponsored by Camelot.
There will be Magic product, Magic art prints, special promotional items and more! In addition, 1 piece of "Power 9" will be given away each day! Get your drawing tickets at the information booth and each time you enter a Side Event! (No cost for tickets)

8-Player Single-Elimination Pick Ups
These tournaments will be added as requested (subject to players, space and judge availability).
Registration Opens: 9am (4pm Thursday)
Registration Closes: 11pm (7pm, Sunday)
Prizes: Finalists will win 8 boosters for 1st place, and 4 boosters for 2nd place (each finalist wins 4 boosters if the match is drawn).

Format Cost (EUR)
Booster Draft € 12
Constructed € 4
Eternal € 4

Gateway Tournaments (Standard)

Time Cost (EUR) Description
Every hour, on the hour. € 1 vMultiple 8 player flights. Using Swiss pairings and the Standard format.
These tournaments are strictly "Amateur" only and specifically designed for new and beginning players. Prizes consist solely of promo cards and complimentary participation in one constructed event of the winner’s choice.

10th Edition Theme Deck Open Play

Time Cost Description
Every hour, on the hour. € 10 "Open Play" using a random 10th Edition Theme Deck.
These tournaments are strictly "Amateur" only and specifically designed for new and beginning players. Prizes consist of two 10th Edition Boosters for playing five matches.

Lorwyn Release Events (Sealed Deck)

Time Cost Description
Every hour, on the hour. € 20 1 Lorwyn Tournament Pack and 2 Lorwyn Boosters.

Thursday
Registration opens 2 hours before the scheduled start time and closes 15 minutes before the scheduled start time. Players should be seated at least 5 minutes before the scheduled start time.

Time Cost Description
16:00 €10 Last Chance Qualifier – Pro Tour Valencia (Standard)
Straight Swiss tournament with no single elimination rounds. One additional Swiss round will be added to determine the final standings.
Top-4 finishers will qualify for Pro Tour Valencia. Product prizes will begin at 5th place.
Players already qualified for Pro Tour Valencia may not participate.

Friday
Registration opens 1 hour before the scheduled start time and closes 15 minutes before the scheduled start time. Players should be seated at least 5 minutes before the scheduled start time.

Time Cost Description
11:00 €25 Pro Tour Kuala Lumpur Qualifier 2008 (Sealed Deck)
1 Lorwyn Tournament Pack and 2 Lorwyn Boosters
Swiss tournament with cut to top-8 single-elimination.
Players already qualified for Pro Tour Kuala Lumpur 2008 may not participate.
The top 2 finishers qualify for Pro Tour Kuala Lumpur 2008 and receive airfare to Pro Tour Kuala Lumpur 2008 *
13:00 €5 Standard Open
Straight Swiss tournament with no single elimination rounds. One additional Swiss round will be added to determine the final standings.
Winning player receives choice of an Urza's Legacy or Urza's Destiny display, 2nd place gets the other. Remaining prizes are current set boosters.
15:00 €30 Local Flavour (2HG Sealed Deck)
1 Lorwyn Tournament Pack, 4 Lorwyn Boosters
Straight Swiss tournament wirth no single elimination rounds. One additional Swiss round will be added to determine the final standings.
Prizes are Gift Certificates to a local, Valencia Restaurant
1st place receives a €160 Gift Certificate
2nd place receives a €120 Gift Certificate
3rd & 4th place each receive a €80 Gift Certificate
5th – 8th place each receive a €40 Gift Certificate
17:00 €5 Block Constructed Open
Straight Swiss tournament with no single elimination rounds. One additional Swiss round will be added to determine the final standings.
Winning player receives choice of an Urza's Legacy or Urza's Destiny display, 2nd place gets the other. Remaining prizes are current set boosters.
19:00 €20 Super FNM (Sealed Deck)
1 Lorwyn Tournament Pack and 2 Lorwyn Boosters
Swiss tournament (4 rounds)
Participation Prize – All players each receive 1 October 2007 FNM promo card
12pts receives 8 FNM promo cards & 4 Boosters, plus 1 FREE entry into any Side Event at any 2007/8 EU Grand Prix. (Choose from FNM card pool on site.)
9pts receives 4 FNM promo cards & 2 Boosters. (Choose from FNM card pool on site.)
6pts receives 2 FNM promo cards & 1 Boosters. (Choose from FNM card pool on site.)

Saturday
Registration opens 1 hour before the scheduled start time and closes 15 minutes before the scheduled start time. Players should be seated at least 5 minutes before the scheduled start time.

Time Cost Description
10:00 €25 Pro Tour Kuala Lumpur Qualifier 2008 (Sealed Deck)
1 Lorwyn Tournament Pack and 2 Lorwyn Boosters
Swiss tournament with cut to top-8 single-elimination.
Players already qualified for Pro Tour Kuala Lumpur 2008 may not participate.
The top 2 finishers qualify for Pro Tour Kuala Lumpur 2008 and receive airfare to Pro Tour Kuala Lumpur 2008 *
12:00 €5 Extended Open
Straight Swiss tournament with no single elimination rounds. One additional Swiss round will be added to determine the final standings.
Winning player receives choice of an Urza's Legacy or Urza's Destiny display, 2nd place gets the other. Remaining prizes are current set boosters.
12:00 €5 Junior Series Open (Under 16s) (Standard)
Eligibility – Players that do not possess Amateur status, or are age 17+, are prohibited from competing in Junior Series events. Players may be asked to verify their age at the tournament site, and must provide age-confirming identification materials if requested.
Straight Swiss tournament with no single elimination rounds.
All participants receive a premium foil card exclusive to the 2007 European Junior Series of the current season. (while supplies last)
The top 4 of each Junior Series is invited to that country's Junior Finals, regardless if they are already qualified or not.
The winner of each 2007 Junior Series receives a 1-round bye at the Finals. These do not add up to multiple round byes.
Boosters of the most current Magic expansion are awarded as follows: 1 booster per player.
14:00 €25 Grand Prix Trial - Stuttgart (Sealed Deck)
1 Lorwyn Tournament Pack and 2 Lorwyn Boosters
Swiss tournament with cut to top-8 single-elimination Booster Draft.
The top-finishing competitors receive a 3-round bye at Grand Prix Stuttgart.
16:00 €5 Legacy Open
Sponsored by Twiddle’s Keep
Straight Swiss tournament with no single elimination rounds. One additional Swiss round will be added to determine the final standings.
Winning player receives 30 Revised Edition Dual Lands (3 of each type), second place receives 10 Revised Edition Dual Lands (1 of each type)
18:00 €50/Team iPod Team Open (Trios Sealed Deck)
Sponsored by Queen’s Domain
2 Lorwyn Tournament Pack and 4 Lorwyn Boosters
Straight Swiss tournament with no single elimination rounds. One additional Swiss round will be added to determine the final standings.
1st place team receives three 2GB iPod Nano
2nd place team receives three 1GB iPod Shuffle
20:00 €60 Urza's Block (Sealed Deck)
1 Urza's Saga Tournament Pack, 1 Urza's Legacy Booster and 1 Urza's Destiny Booster
Straight Swiss tournament with no single elimination rounds. One additional Swiss round will be added to determine the final standings.
The winning player will receive an Uncut Press Sheet.

Sunday
Registration opens 1 hour before the scheduled start time and closes 15 minutes before the scheduled start time. Players should be seated at least 5 minutes before the scheduled start time.

Time Cost Description
11:00 €10 "iPod" Amateur Open (Standard)
Sponsored by Strikezone
Eligibility – Players that do not possess Amateur status are prohibited from competing in the Amateur Challenge.
Swiss tournament with cut to top-8 single-elimination.
1st place receives an 80GB iPod
2nd place receives a 30GB iPod
3rd & 4th place each receive a 2GB iPod Nano
5th to 8th place each receive a 1GB iPod Shuffle
Prize splitting is NOT allowed.
11:00 Invitation Only Devir Store Challenge Finals (Standard amd Lorwyn Booster Draft)
Straight Swiss tournament with no single elimination rounds. Number of rounds depending on number of participating players.
Teams of 4, individual play. Points of all 4 players are added up to determine winning team.
Winning team + store owner and 1 companion win a trip and accommodation to a European Grand Prix of Choice.*
12:00 Invitation Only Spanish Junior Series Finals (Standard)
Swiss tournament with cut to top-8 single-elimination.
Winner plus companion get a trophy and trip and accommodation to Worlds 2007 in New York to participate in the European Junior Finals*. Second place receives an iPod. Starting with 3rd place, booster prizes will be paid from a pool consisting of 4 boosters per participating player.
12:00 €5 Vintage Open
Straight Swiss tournament with no single elimination rounds. One additional Swiss round will be added to determine the final standings.
Top finishers will receive an assortment of Vintage era boosters, including black-bordered Italian Revised boosters and Italian Legends boosters.
13:00 €10 Grand Prix Trial - Krakow (Standard)
Swiss tournament with cut to top-8 single-elimination.
The top-finishing competitors receive a 3-round bye at Grand Prix Krakow.
14:00 Invitation Only Side Event Invitational (Special - Booster Draft)
Eligibility – Players that placed in the top-8 of any scheduled non-Premier Side Event tournaments, plus 8 winners of an 8-Player Single Elimination Pick Up Tournament (chosen at random), will receive an invitation to this event.
1 10th Edition Booster, 1 Coldsnap Booster, 1 Time Spiral Booster, 1 Planar Chaos Booster, 1 Future Sight Booster and 1 Lorwyn Booster
Straight Swiss tournament with no single elimination rounds. One additional Swiss round will be added to determine the final standings.
1st place receives eight (8) draft sets of the boosters drafted.

* Travel:

The players eligible to receive a travel award will receive instructions from Wizards of the Coast on 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 applicable Pro Tour or World Championship or event, 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 a to Wizards of the Coast an executed liability release, the appropriate US taxation form (W9 or W8) (or have one on file), current contact information (http://webapp.wizards.com/dcimember/), 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 previously on file, at least thirty (30) days before departure. Failure to timely provide such documentation will result in forfeiture of the award.

As with other awards, the players must attend, compete (though not necessarily on the same team), and be listed as finishing in the applicable tournament for which he or she received the travel award. Failure to comply with these requirements will result in forfeiture of the award.

All taxes are the responsibility of the members, and members acknowledge Wizards' recommendation that they consult a tax advisor in their jurisdictions for questions regarding their tax liabilities.

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