Pro Tour–Valencia 2007 Format and Schedule

Posted in Feature on July 16, 2007

By Wizards of the Coast

Tournament Format

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

Format

  • Extended-Constructed format. (Note: The Lorwyn™ expansion will not be used)
  • Check www.thedci.com for Extended format rules.
  • Round Length

  • 16 Swiss Rounds total plus Top 8 Single-elimination finals, 60 minutes per round
  • Top 8 single-elimination finals have no time limit
  • When time is called, the active player will finish the turn and five additional turns will be taken
  • Stalling and slow play rules will be strictly enforced during the tournament.
  • Advancement

  • All players may participate in all 8 Swiss rounds of Friday's competition.
  • Players with 15 or more match points after round 8 will advance to Saturday's competition.
  • The top 8 players after round 16 will advance to Sunday's top 8 single-elimination finals.
  • Top 8

  • Top 8 matches will be best 3 of 5
  • Where necessary, the standings after the Swiss rounds will still be used to determine final order in the standings.
  • While there are no time limits in the Top 8, players are expected to play at a reasonable pace and finish their matches within 90 minutes.
  • Notes

  • 48K, REL: Professional
  • Players are responsible for knowing all DCI rules and high-level tournament rules.
  • Players must bring pen, paper, card sleeves and appropriate counters.
  • Friday Schedule
    8:55 AM Seating for player meeting posted.
    9:00 AM Mandatory Player meeting begins. Deck lists are collected from player tables by judges.
    9:15 AM Day 1 play begins.

    Saturday Schedule
    8:55 AM Day 2 pairings posted.
    9:00 AM Day 2 play begins.

    Sunday Schedule
    10:30 AM Finals players check in at feature match area.
    11:00 AM Single-elimination Finals matches begin.

    Prizes

    All Amounts in US Dollars

    PlacePrizePlacePrizePlacePrizePlacePrizePlacePrize
    1$40,00016$3,75031$1,40046$73061$540
    2$22,00017$3,50032$1,35047$71062$530
    3$15,00018$3,25033$1,30048$69063$520
    4$14,00019$3,00034$1,25049$67564$510
    5$11,50020$2,80035$1,20050$66065$500
    6$11,00021$2,60036$1,15051$64566$490
    7$10,50022$2,40037$1,10052$63067$480
    8$10,00023$2,20038$1,05053$62068$470
    9$7,00024$2,00039$1,00054$61069$460
    10$6,50025$1,90040$95055$60070$450
    11$6,00026$1,80041$90056$59071$440
    12$5,50027$1,70042$85057$58072$430
    13$5,00028$1,60043$80058$57073$420
    14$4,50029$1,50044$77559$56074$410
    15$4,00030$1,45045$75060$55075$400
    Total:$240,245

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