2000 Grand Prix Dallas Fact Sheet

Posted in Event Coverage on September 2, 2015

By Wizards of the Coast


Magic: The Gathering® Pro Tour–Los Angeles Qualifier
October 27-29, 2000

The Grand Prix tournament series is an international circuit of large-scale Qualifier tournaments featuring cash prizes and multiple invitations to the Pro TourTM.

WHERE
Ramada Inn - Texas Stadium
1055 Regal Road
Dallas, TX
(214)-634-8550

WHEN
October 27-29, 2000
Side events begin Friday evening.

COST
$20 preregistration
$25 on site

For advance registration, contact Aussiefox Events at (316)-946-1055. Advance registration will be available until 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, October 25, 2000. For hotel reservations, call the Ramada Inn - Texas Stadium at (214)-634-8550. Mention "Magic Players Room Block" for $65/night rate.

For complete Grand Prix-Dallas information, please visit http://www.DALLASGRANDPRIX.com

TOURNAMENT

  • Divisions
    The main tournament at Grand Prix-Dallas is open to Magic® players of all ages.

    In the event that a player who wins an invitation to a Pro Tour stop at a Grand Prix has already qualified for an invitation, the invitation shall be extended to the next-best finisher in that Grand Prix. Previous qualification may be through a Qualifier tournament, through performance at a professional tournament, or by being an invited DCITM player (valid upon the date of the official rank announcement for the appropriate professional tournament).

  • Tournament Format
    The format for Grand Prix-Dallas will be Invasion Block Limited-format, with day 2 Rochester Draft. All DCI Limited-format rules and Magic Floor Rules announced on September 1, 2000, along with all subsequent updates, will be enforced.

  • Tournament Structure
    The structure for Grand Prix-Dallas will be modified Swiss-style (60-minute rounds, number of rounds determined by number of participants), with the Top 64 players advancing to the second day of competition for prizes and invitations.

  • Tournament Byes (Byes are not cumulative throughout the season or year)
    Byes will be given to players in the Grand Prix based on the following criteria:

    Third-Round Byes

    • Players with 24 or more professional points in the Worlds 2000 professional standing.
    • DCI players with a Limited rating of 2025 or higher. Byes do not pass down under any circumstances. Byes are based on DCI ratings published approximately six weeks prior to the Grand Prix.

    Second-Round Byes

    • Players with 12 or more professional points in the Worlds 2000 professional standing.
    • DCI players with a Limited rating of 1900 or higher. Byes do not pass down under any circumstances. Byes are based on DCI ratings published approximately six weeks prior to the Grand Prix.

    First-Round Byes

    • Players with 6 or more professional points in the Worlds 2000 professional standing.
    • DCI players with a Limited rating of 1800 or higher. Byes do not pass down under any circumstances. Byes are based on DCI ratings published approximately six weeks prior to the Grand Prix.

PAYOUT
Grand Prix-Dallas will feature the standard "main tournament" prize schedule as well as a special "1700 division" prize schedule. DCI members who have a lifetime highest Limited rating of no greater than 1700 will be eligible for the 1700 division. The 1700 division prizes will be paid to the highest-finishing players regardless of their standing in the Grand Prix.

1700 Division Prize Schedule
FinishPrize
1$1500
2$1000
3-4$700
5-8$400
9-16$250
Main Tournament Prize Schedule
FinishPrize
1$2,400
2$1,700
3$1,200
4$1,000
5-8$800
9-16$500
17-32$250

WIZARDS OF THE COAST, Magic: The Gathering, Magic, Invasion, DCI, and MAGIC: THE GATHERING PRO TOUR are trademarks of Wizards of the Coast, Inc. ©2000 Wizards.

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