Magic Weekend Fact Sheet

Posted in Feature on June 14, 2007

By Wizards of the Coast

July 26-29, Baltimore, Md.

Magic Weekend brings all the best parts of the game together in one location for four amazing days. Whether you're hanging out with your friends playing in open events, challenging for a slice of $100,000 in scholarship money, or trying to become the next United States National Champion, there's something for everybody!

Running July 26-29 in Baltimore, Md., Magic Weekend is a celebration of Magic: The Gathering. The doors to the Baltimore Convention Center open Thursday morning, so start planning your trip to see one of the top Magic Roadside Attractions—including the Game of the Year, the biggest game of Magic you've ever seen!

So what's stopping you? Find your way to Baltimore for the most Magic you'll find in one place all summer.

Take the last step on the Road to Worlds!

July 26: Open Qualifying
July 27-29: Main Tournament
$20,000 in Prize Money
Invitation List
More Information about U.S. Nationals
Win money for college and meet new players!

July 27: Open Qualifying
July 28-29: Main Tournament
$100,000 in Scholarship Money
Invitation List
More Information about Magic Scholarship Series

Baltimore Convention Center

Halls A and B
One West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(401) 649-7000

Game of the Year

Ever wanted to see life-sized Magic? Come to Baltimore and be a part of the Game of the Year, where fans are paired with Magic creator Richard Garfield and Pro Tour Hall of Famer Alan Comer to battle on a giant playmat. Want to know what it feels like to send an army of three-foot-tall cards into the Red Zone? The Game of the Year is for you!

Open Events

Take advantage of five separate open "grinder" tournaments on Thursday to earn a coveted spot in the U.S. National Championship. After that, tackle a Pro Tour Qualfier to win an invitation and a plane ticket to Pro Tour-Valencia, hop in a Grand Prix Trial to earn byes at upcoming Grand Prix, join an 8-man single-elimination queue, or play for cool prizes in one of the many other open events running all weekend. For a full schedule, click here. Here's a highlight of just some of the prizes you can win:

  • An uncut framed sheet of Time Spiral cards.
  • An Apple TV + 80gb iPod
  • A $200 Gift Certificate to Phillips Seafood
  • A laptop computer (minimum value $750
  • Your choice of a Japanese Urza's Destiny or European Urza's Legacy display box


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