2006 Pro Tour–Honolulu

Posted in Feature on January 3, 2006

By Wizards of the Coast

MARCH 3-5, 2006

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Situated on the island of Oahu, Honolulu is the capital of Hawaii. The most populated of Hawaii's six major islands, Oahu offers amazing beaches for surfing and sunbathing. The volcanic Diamond Head provides a majestic backdrop to Waikiki a few miles outside of downtown Honolulu. The Pro Tour visits Honolulu on March 3-5, when the average temperature is 74° F (23° C).

Pro Tour-Honolulu is a Standard format event with a last-chance qualifier run the day before the event starts. But you don't have to be a Pro to enjoy the Pro Tour -- there will be wall-to-wall Magic to play in Side Events all weekend, with prizes including an iPod, a helicopter tour of Oahu, and qualification plus an airplane ticket to Pro Tour-Prague (prizes may vary).

See the World!

There are many hotels located within walking distance of the tournament hall. Click here for more information:

For more information about how to get to and from the Honolulu International Airport, click here.

For activities and attractions around Oahu, check out the links below: www.gohawaii.com

Play the Game!

The qualifier season for Pro Tour-Honolulu has concluded, but you can still make the field by participating in the Last-Chance Qualifier on Thursday, March 2 in Honolulu. The LCQ starts at 6 p.m., with registration starting at 5 p.m.

Location of Last-Chance Qualifier:
BDI - Planet Hawaiian
2615 S King St #312
Honolulu, HI 96826
(808) 791-2345


Pro Tour-Honolulu Qualifier Season information
Pro Tour-Honolulu Invitation List


Hawaii Convention Center, Hall 2
1801 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Hawai`i 96815

Pro Tour Registration

Player registration will occur at Hawaii Convention Center from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. outside room 313 on Thursday, March 2.

Players must have a signed waiver and consent form to compete at Pro Tour-Honolulu. Forms can be downloaded at www.wizards.com/protour and will be available onsite. Minors must have a parent or guardian’s signature on these forms.

Bring these forms with you to registration. We will make forms available for competitors at registration, if necessary.

After registering, all players are invited to a luau in room 313 at the Hawaii Convention Center from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dinner and entertainment will be provided.

To register, all participants must present one of the following forms of identification:

  • a driver’s license, or
  • a passport, or
  • a copy of a birth certificate and photo IDs (school IDs are acceptable).

We encourage players to attend mandatory registration on Thursday. However we understand that delays might cause players to miss this and we have a registration on Friday morning between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. Players at late registration do not always receive the same gifts as those at mandatory registration.

Players not registered by 8:30 a.m. on March 3 may be denied entry to the Pro Tour.

If you anticipate any difficulty registering during the official registration hours, please contact Andy Heckt at (425) 254-2941 or andy.heckt@wizards.com.

Main switchboard: (808) 943-3500
Toll-Free: (800) 295-6603

The Hawaii Convention Center is conveniently located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) east of Central Honolulu and 7.5 miles (12 km) east of Honolulu International Airport. Waikiki Beach is less than two miles (3.2 km) west of the Convention Center.

Thursday not open
Friday 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
(Hall may close early on Sunday.)

Pro Tour-Honolulu is a three-day Standard format event with a prize purse of $240,245. For more information about the format, schedule and prize payout, click here.

Hall Attractions

Play Magic all weekend long, even if you're not qualified for the Pro Tour! Prizes include an iPod, a helicopter tour of Honolulu for two, and qualification for Pro Tour-Prague. Click here to view the Pro Tour-Honolulu Side Events Schedule.

Meet your favorite artists and have them sign your cards. Click here to find out which Magic: The Gathering artists will be featured at Pro Tour-Honolulu.

All of Sunday's Top 8 action can be viewed on a projection screen in the hall, with Randy Buehler and Mike Flores providing the play-by-play and color commentary. Sunday's action begins at 10:45 a.m. local time, which is 3:45 p.m. ET, and is also available as a webcast from the comfort of your own home.

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