Grand Prix–Philadelphia

Posted in Feature on January 22, 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–Philadelphia 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, 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 send email to custserv@wizards.com.

State City Event Date 3rd
round
byes
Location Address Contact phone URL
New York Brooklyn 2/9/2008 1 Kings Games 1685 East 15 Street 718-336-1955 Website
Michigan Garden City 2/16/2008 1 Pandemonium 1858 Middlebelt Rd 734-47-2451 Website
Maine Standish 3/8/2008 1 Crossroad Games 15 Fort Hill Rd 207-642-2612 Website
Virginia Fredericksburg 2/23/2008 1 Game Vault 6326 Five Mile Centre Park, Suite 420 540-785-4263 Website
Ohio Minford 2/23/2008 1 Ice Age Comics 8983 Street, Route 335 740-820-4889  
Delaware Newark 3/1/2008 1 The Days of Knights 173 E. Main St. 302-366-0963 Website
Connecticut Norwich 3/8/2008 1 Arkham Asylum 680 Boswell Ave. 860-859-9848  
Maryland Rockville 3/2/2008 1 Dream Wizards 11772 Parklawn Dr. 301-881-3530 Website
Ontario Oshawa 2/16/2008 1 Sky Fox Games 86 William St. E. 905-720-3377 Website
Quebec Verdun 3/2/2008 1 Face a Face 106 de l’eglise 514-769-7007 Website
Pennsylvania Blue Bell 3/8/2008 1 Alternate Universe 1530 Dekalb Pike 610-583-1135  
Virginia Richmond 3/1/2008 1 Greater Richmond Convention Center 301 North 3rd St., room E21 A & B 804-783-7300 Website
New York Rochester 3/9/2008 1 Millenium Games 3047 W. Henrietta Road 585-427-2190 Website
New York Troy 3/1/2008 1 Aquilonia Comics, Cards & More 412 Fulton St 518-271-1069  
Ohio Columbus 3/8/2008 1 Comic Town 1 1249 Morse Rd 614-262-5006  
Pennsylvania Wyoming 2/17/2008 1 5 D’s Collectibles & Gifts 170 Wyoming Ave 570-693-1282  
Vermont Burlington 2/24/2008 1 Quarterstaff Games 152 Church St. 802-863-3666  
New Hampshire Amherst 3/8/2008 1 Silver Dragon 135 Route 101a 603-682-2839 Website
Virginia Portsmouth 2/16/2008 1 Atlantis Games & Comics 5231 Portsmouth Blvd 757-465-1617 Website
Massachusetts Milford 3/2/2008 1 TJs Collectibles 160 Main Street 508-473-5874 Website
North Carolina Apex 3/2/2008 1 All Fun & Games 958 US Hwy 64 W 919-468-6322  
Tennessee Bristol 3/2/2008 1 Mr. Waynes 2516 Volunteer Parkway 423-764-1720 Website

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