Grand Prix–Columbus Trials

Posted in Feature on May 11, 2010

By Wizards of the Coast

Entry Fee
Entry fee varies from location to location. Check with the local organizer for specific information.

Format

  • Legacy-constructed format
  • Deck lists are required.

Tournament Length

  • Swiss rounds will each be 50 minutes in length
  • Top 8 matches will have no time limit
  • Number of Swiss rounds based on attendance according to the following chart:
    AttendanceNo. of Rounds
    8 – 164
    17 - 325
    33 – 646
    65 – 1287
    129 – 2268
    227 – 4099
    410 or higher10

Advancement

  • All players may participate in all Swiss rounds.
  • The top 8 players after the final Swiss round will advance to the top 8 single-elimination finals

Top 8 Finals

  • Top 8 matches will be best 2 of 3.
  • Top 8 matches have no time limit.
  • Where necessary, the standings after the Swiss rounds will be used to determine final order in the standings.

Notes

  • 24K, REL Competitive
  • All The Magic: The Gathering Tournament Rules and the Magic: The Gathering Infraction Procedure Guide are in effect for this event unless specifically overruled by information in this Format Document. Rules documents can be found in the DCI Document Center.
  • Players are responsible for bringing their own pen, paper, card sleeves, and appropriate counters.
  • This is a premier Magic tournament. Organizers and judges of a Grand Prix Trial are not permitted to play in the tournament.

Prizes

  • At least 1 third-round bye at Grand Prix–Columbus is offered at each Trial, based on attendance:
    Attendance3-Round Byes Awarded
    8 – 321
    33 – 642
    65 – 1284
    129+8

  • Product prizes to be determined by the organizer

Registration Information

  • Players who want more specific local tournament or registration information should call their local contact phone number
  • Players who have general questions about the Magic: The Gathering trading card game, Wizards of the Coast LLC, the Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour, DCI players' organization, Qualifier tournaments, Grand Prix tournaments, the Magic World Championships, National Championships, or Regionals should call Wizards of the Coast at (800) 324-6496, or visit http://wizards.custhelp.com/.

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