Magic at New York Comic Con

Posted in News on January 15, 2009

By Wizards of the Coast

Stop by booth 1629 at New York Comic Con on February 6-8 to see the latest offerings from Magic: The Gathering.

Demos will be running daily for Magic: The Gathering, Magic: The Gathering Online v3.0, and the new offering for Xbox Live Arcade – Duels of the Planeswalkers. Steward of Valeron foil cards, tote bags and Magic Online promotional codes† will be given out to those who demo these products*.

Wizards of the Coast has a full schedule of gaming planned for New York Comic Con 2009. Stop by to enter Magic: The Gathering convention league, the Conflux release tournament, the Legacy tournament, or the other great events that will be run throughout the weekend. Magic tote bags, deck boxes and life counters will be given out to all participants*. A full schedule of events is available at www.tjcollect.com. Additional fees may apply for some events.

For those players only interested in participating in Magic events all weekend, New York Comic Con and Wizards have teamed up in 2009 to bring you a $15 3-day gaming badge that allows you entrance to the gaming area and the Javits Galleria(x). For more information, visit www.nycomiccon.com.

*Limit one per participant, while supplies last.

Magic: The Gathering Online promotional codes available while supplies last, to participants 18 years and older only. Promotional codes are redeemable for $20 worth of merchandise in the MTGO store, and are valid for redemption from 2/6/09 through 2/19/09. Purchases made with promotional code are non-refundable. Must be eligible to register, and register for a Magic: The Gathering Online account and accept all terms of service to be valid.

(x) The gaming badge will grant you 3-day admission to the Javits Galleria, the Galleria gaming area, and all external areas outside of the main Exhibit Hall. Additional fees for individual events may apply.

Schedule

Friday (1 p.m. - 11 p.m.)

Registration TimeEvent TimeBrandTournament/FormatFeePlayer CapRounds
1:00PM - 11:00PM1:00PM - 11:00PMMagic: The GatheringConvention League$5-$10OpenOpen
Description: Register for only one league slot to play all weekend. Bring your Standard deck or a Sealed deck will be provided with entry fee.Prizes: Play against other league members all weekend and win at least three Magic cards after every third match completed.
1:00:00 PM - 8 PM1:00:00 PM - 8 PMMagic: The GatheringBooster Drafts$15 Open3 Rounds
Description: Shards of Alara block 8 player booster drafts upon request, tournaments start as they fill.Prizes: Top finishers win booster packs.
1:00:00 PM - 8 PM1:00:00 PM - 8 PMMagic: The GatheringStandard (Type 2)$5 Open3 Rounds
Description: Single elimination Standard 8 man tournament, tournaments start as they fill.Prizes: Top finishers win booster packs.
5:00PM - 5:45 PM6:00PMMagic: The GatheringMega Friday Night Magic$25 80 players4 Rounds No Cut
Description: Shards of Alara block Sealed Deck. Four rounds of Swiss.Prizes: Each participant receives 3 FNM foil promo cards! Players that finish with a 4-0 record each win a FNM Backpack. Top finishers win booster packs.

Saturday (10 a.m. - 10 p.m.)

Registration TimeEvent TimeBrandTournament/FormatFeePlayer CapRounds
10:00AM - 11:00PMLeague Starts: 10:00 AMMagic: The GatheringConvention League$5-$10OpenOpen
Description: Register for only one league slot to play all weekend. Bring your Standard deck or a Sealed deck will be provided with entry fee.Prizes: Play against other league members all weekend and win at least three Magic cards after every third match completed.
10:00AM - 6:00PMTournaments start as they fill Magic: The GatheringBooster Drafts$15 Open3 Rounds
Description: Shards of Alara block 8 player booster drafts upon request, tournaments start as they fill.Prizes: Top finishers win booster packs.
10:00AM - 7:00PMTournaments start as they fill Magic: The GatheringStandard (Type 2)$5 Open3 Rounds
Description: Single elimination Standard 8 man tournament, tournaments start as they fill.Prizes: Top finishers win booster packs.
10:00AM-10:45 AM11:00 AMMagic: The GatheringConflux Release Tournament$15 90 players7 Rounds cut to top-8
Description: Sealed Deck - 3 Conflux & 3 Shards of Alara boosters. Modified Swiss-style. Number of rounds based on number of participants.Prizes: Each participant will receives a Conflux promo card. Top finishers win boosters. Top-8 finishers each win a Mutavault promo card. First place wins a complete set of Conflux cards.
1:30PM - 2:15PM2:30 PMMagic: The GatheringLegacy Constructed Tournament$20 Open???
Description: Legacy Constructed Tournament, swiss cut to top 8, top 8 to run on Sunday.Prizes: Top finisher to win Mirrodin foil set, second place to win uncut urzas sheet, Top-8 finishers each win a Mutavault promo card.
4:00PM to 4:30PM4:30PMMagic: The GatheringIntro Deck Challenge$20 325 Rounds No Cut
Description: Sealed Intro Deck, Modified Swiss-style, Number of rounds based on number of participants.Prizes: Top finishers win booster packs.

Sunday (10 a.m. - 3 p.m.)

Registration TimeEvent TimeBrandTournament/FormatFeePlayer CapRounds
10:00AM - 2:00PMLeague Starts: 10:00 AMMagic: The GatheringConvention League$5-$10OpenOpen
Description: Register for only one league slot to play all weekend. Bring your Standard deck or a Sealed deck will be provided with entry fee.Prizes: Play against other league members all weekend and win at least three Magic cards after every third match completed.
10:00AM - 12:00PMTournaments start as they fill Magic: The GatheringBooster Drafts$15 Open3 Rounds
Description: Shards of Alara block 8 player booster drafts upon request.Prizes: Top finishers win booster packs.
10:00AM - 10:30AM10:30 AMMagic: The GatheringWin a Conflux box Tournament$25 32 players5 Rounds No Cut
Description: Shards of Alara block Sealed Deck. Five rounds of Swiss.Prizes: Top finishers win boosters. First Place wins 36 Conflux Boosters.
10:45 AM11:00 AMMagic: The GatheringTOP 8 LEGACYTOP 8 FREETOP 8 3 Rounds
Description: Single elimination Top 8 to see who wins the Mirrodin Foil Set!Prizes: Top finisher to win Mirrodin foil set, second place to win uncut Urzas sheet, Top-8 finishers each win a Mutavault promo card.

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