Grand Prix–Los Angeles Trials

Posted in Feature on December 19, 2008

By Wizards of the Coast

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

Format

  • Extended-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:
    Attendance Swiss rounds
    17 - 32 5
    33 - 64 6
    65 - 128 7
    129 - 226 8
    227 - 410 9
    411 or higher 10

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

  • Top 8 matches will be best 2 of 3
  • Where necessary, the standings after the Swiss rounds will still be used to determine final order in the standings

Notes

  • 24K, REL Competitive
  • 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.

Prizes

  • At least 1 third-round bye at Grand Prix–Los Angeles 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 LLC, the Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour, DCI players' organization, Qualifier tournaments, the Magic® World Championships, National Championships, or Regionals should call Wizards of the Coast at (800) 324-6496, or send email to custserv@wizards.com.
State City Event date 3rd
round
byes
Location Address Contact phone URL
Arizona Mesa 12/13/2008 1 Gamers' Inn 1232 E Southern Ave #14 408-507-0509 N/A
Arizona Phoenix 1/10/2009 1 Game NIghtz 9617 N Metro Pkwy W 602-870-8501 N/A
British Columbia Vancouver 12/13/2008 1 BCIT 3700 Willingdon Ave., SE2 Student Assoc Building 778-668-5005 Website
California Claremont 12/20/2008 1 Gameology 994 Foothill Blvd 909-626-6926 N/A
California Costa Mesa 1/3/2009 1 Costa Mesa Womens Club 610 West 18th St. 505-720-8249 Website
California Los Angeles area 12/27/2008 1 Radisson Hotel at LAX 6225 W. Century Blvd. 505-720-8249 Website
California Los Angeles area 1/10/2009 1 Costa Mesa Womens Club 610 West 18th St. 505-720-8249 Website
California Pasadena 1/4/2009 1 Game Empire Pasadena 2302 E. Colorado Blvd. 626-304-9333 N/A
California Riverside 1/4/2009 1 GMI Games 8300 Limonite AVe # F 951-681-8270 N/A
California Riverside 1/11/2009 1 Adventurers Guild of Riverside 6940 Indiana Ave Suite 1 951-782-9333 N/A
California Sacramento 1/3/2009 1 Great Escape Games 1250 Howe Avenue #3A 650-224-5313 Website
California San Diego 12/20/2008 1 Artifex Entertainment 9839 Mira Mesa Blvd 858-566-0506 N/A
California San Jose 12/13/2008 1 Superstars 30 North 3rd Street 408-777-8277 N/A
California San Jose 1/10/2009 1 Superstars 30 North 3rd sSt. 650-224-5313 Website
California San Jose 1/11/2009 1 Superstars 30 North 3rd sSt. 650-224-5313 Website
California SF Bay Area TBA 1 TBA TBA 650-224-5313 Website
California Studio City 1/11/2009 1 Knight Ware Inc 3709 Cahuenga Blvd. West 818-769-7830 N/A
California Winnetka 1/10/2009 1 Collectors Paradise 7131 Winnetka Ave 818-999-9455 N/A
Idaho Boise 12/20/2008 1 All About Games 7009 Overland Rd. 208-343-5653 Website
Nevada Las Vegas 1/10/2009 1 Little Shop Of Magic 4155 S Buffalo Rd #110 702-307-6127 N/A
New Mexico Albuquerque 1/10/2009 1 Active Imagination 11200 Montgomery NE #10 505-720-8249 Website
Oregon Portland 1/3/2009 1 Ambridge Convention Center 300 N.E. Multnomah St. 503-764-9871 Website
Oregon Salem 1/3/2009 1 Borderlands 546 High St NE 503-485-2554 Website
Washington Seattle 1/10/2009 1 Seattle Center - Lopez Room 305 Harrison St. 503-764-9871 Website

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