Grand Prix

Grand Prix–Phoenix

Posted in Feature on July 7, 2006

By Wizards of the Coast

Entry Fee

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


  • Swiss Rounds: Sealed Deck, Top 8: Booster Draft
  • Sealed Deck Product:
    • 1 Ravnica: City of Guilds Tournament Pack, 1 Guildpact boosters per player and 1 Dissension booster pack per player.
  • Booster Draft Product:
    • Events prior to July 22, 2006: 1 Ravnica: City of Guilds booster, 1 Guildpact booster per player and 1 Dissension booster pack per player
    • Events July 22, 2006 and later: 3 Coldsnap booster packs per player
  • Deck lists are required
  • If product is not stamped or pre-registered, deck registration and deck swap will be performed for the Swiss Sealed Deck.

Tournament Length

  • Swiss rounds - 50 minutes per round
  • Number of Swiss rounds based on attendance according to the following chart:
AttendanceSwiss rounds
8Single Elim.
9 - 164
17 - 325
33 - 646
65 - 1287
129 - 2268
227 - 4099
410 or higher10


  • 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

  • Top 8 matches will be best 2 of 3
  • Top 8 matches will have no time limit
  • The Top 8 players will be seated randomly at the draft table immediately prior to drafting.
  • The Top 8 bracket will be determined using this random seating.
  • Where necessary, the standings after the Swiss rounds will still be used to determine final order in the standings.


  • 24K, REL 2
  • All Universal Tournament Rules and Magic: the Gathering Floor Rules are in effect for this event unless specifically overruled by information in this Format Document
  • Players must bring pen, paper, card sleeves and appropriate counters.


  • At least 1 third-round bye at Grand Prix–Phoenix is offered at each Trial.
  • 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, Inc., the Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour, Arena–The League for Magic: The Gathering, DCI players’ organization, Qualifier tournaments, the Magic World Championships, National Championships, State/Provincial Championships, or Regionals should call Wizards of the Coast at (800) 324-6496, or go to,

For further information about Grand Prix Trials, read the Magic: The Gathering Premier Event Invitation Policy at

StateCityEvent Date3rd Round ByesLocationAddressContact phoneWebsite
UtahSalt Lake City8/19/20061The Black Rose Game Center4773 S State St801-518-9022Website
CaliforniaSF Bay Area8/12/20061Matchplay 560 Showers Dr., Suite #4650-947-0398Website
CaliforniaLos Angeles8/5/20061Costa Mesa Womens Club610 W. 18th St.818-787-3708Website
WymongCasper8/26/20061Dave’s Darts ‘n Billiards601 E. Second307-234-4893
ColoradoDenver7/15/20061Stonebridge Games449 Main St, Longmont303-366-3977Website
IdahoNampa8/26/20061Dugout Sports Cards 112 - 1/2 12th Ave South208-465-3652Website
UtahSalt Lake City8/5/20061Game Den, West Valley Center3601 S. 2700 W.801-969-0074Website
New MexicoLas Cruces7/23/20061Hidden Treasures1675 E. Lohman #3505-523-4733Website
New MexicoAlbuquerque8/12/20061Active Imagination11200 Montgomery NE #10505-346-2232Website
TexasEl Paso7/29/20061Sunrise Games & Comics8500 Dyer St. #16505-346-2232Website
NevadaLas Vegas8/26/20061Game World3455 S. Durango Ste., 104702-677-0516Website
TexasLubbock8/5/20061Mad Hatters House of Games2006 34th St806-763-4054
ArizonaMesa9/1/20064Phoenix Marriott Mesa200 N. Centennial Way480-326-0925Website
ArizonaPhoenix7/29/20061Mana Werx3210 W. BellRd., Ste #106480-326-0925Website
CaliforniaSan DiegoTBA1TBATBA480-326-0925Website
UtahWest Valley City7/29/20061The Game Den3601 S. 2700 West801-852-4123
ArizonaPhoenix8/20/20061Beyond Gaming18635 N. 35th Ave Suite 105623-869-0676
OregonPortland7/22/20061GamersGuild901 SW Highland Dr., Gresham503-358-2292Website
WashingtonSeattle7/29/20061Cardhause2027 196th St. SW, Lynwood503-358-2292Website
CaliforniaSacrament8/5/20061Big Brother Comics718 K. St916-441-6461Website
OregonCoos Bay8/13/20061His Junk/Her Treasure92498 Cape Arago Hwy541-888-5690Website
HawaiiHonolulu7/22/20061Planet Hawaii2615 S. King St. #312808-791-2345Website

Wizards of the Coast, Magic: The Gathering, Magic, Ravnica: City of Guilds, Guildpact, Dissension, Coldsnap, DCI, Arena, and Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour are trademarks of Wizards of the Coast, Inc. in the United States and other countries. 2006 Wizards of the Coast, Inc.

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