Win a Trip to Worlds XXVI

Posted in NEWS on December 6, 2019

By Wizards of the Coast

Ready for World Championship XXVI? We here at Wizards can't wait, and we are eager for our fans to experience it themselves! We're so eager in fact, that we're hosting a contest for two full trips for two to the event.

Want to go? All you have to do is design your own Magic-themed Hawaiian shirt and submit it to us at MagicCommunityTeam@wizards.com. Please note, submissions must be a JPG or PNG and cannot contain third party copyrights or violations.

Gee, that sounds great Wizards, but what else do we get if we win? Great question! We will have two grand prize winners, and each grand prize will include:

  • Round trip airfare for 2 to the World Championship in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Car service pickup and drop-off from airport
  • Four nights of hotel accommodations
  • 2 tickets for the after party
  • Two signed play mats of all 16 participants in Worlds
  • Dinner with casters and players
  • A 15-minute meet and greet with a key member of Studio X
  • Lounge seating for Friday and Saturday, and reserved seating for Sunday
  • A backstage tour and event swag for two at the Championships
  • Two uncut foil mythic sheets of Theros Beyond Death
  • 2 full foil sets of Theros Beyond Death

So get your creative juices flowing and start designing some awesome Magic-themed Hawaiian shirts. We're excited to see what you come up with, and can't wait to greet you at the event next year!

Official Rules

Wizards of the Coast Magic: The Gathering World Championship Contest

Official Rules

By entering the Wizards of the Coast LLC ("Wizards") Magic: The Gathering World Championship Contest (the "Contest") you agree to be bound by these Official Rules.

No purchase necessary; eligibility requirements. This Contest is sponsored by Wizards. The Contest is open to fans aged eighteen (18) and over. Employees of Wizards, its affiliates, subsidiaries, franchisees, agents, retailers, advertising and promotion agencies, and fulfillment companies, and their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse) and members of their same households (related or not) are not eligible to participate in the Contest.

Void where prohibited by law. YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO MAKE A PURCHASE OR PROVIDE OTHER CONSIDERATION TO ENTER OR WIN.

Submissions. Design your own Magic-themed Hawaiian shirt!

  1. How to enter: To enter this Contest, send your shirt design to Wizards via email to MagicCommunityTeam@wizards.com. Include your name, email address, postal address, and daytime and evening telephone numbers. Limit one entry per person. If Wizards receives more than one entry from you, the entry received first is the only entry that will be eligible for consideration.

  2. Submit shirt designs as a JPG or PNG file

  3. Entrants may use Wizards Intellectual Property in their designs, but all entries are subject to the Fan Content Policy and will not be sold on any platform or in any capacity during or following the Contest period.

  4. All entries must be received by Wizards no later than 11:59 p.m. PST on December 20, 2019.

Judging: A committee determined by Wizards serving as judges of the Contest will review all eligible entries and will select 2 winning shirt designs, based on creativity and effective tie-in to Magic: The Gathering. Winners will be notified by e-mail or telephone. If winners are unable to be contacted at the contact information they provided within three (3) days after two (2) attempts have been made, the winners will be disqualified, and prize may not be awarded in Wizards' sole discretion.

All decisions made by Wizards on all matters relating to this Contest are binding. By entering the Contest, entrants agree to abide by the judges' decisions and waive any right to appeal.

Prizes.

  1. The winners will receive:

(i) Round trip airfare for 2 to the World Championship in Honolulu, Hawaii

(ii) Car service pickup and drop-off from airport

(iii) Four nights of hotel accommodations

(iv) 2 tickets for the after party

(v) Two signed play mats of all 16 participants in Worlds

(vi) Dinner with casters and players

(vii) A 15-minute meet and greet with a key member of Studio X

(viii) Lounge seating for Friday and Saturday, and reserved seating for Sunday

(ix) A backstage tour and event swag for two at the Championships

(x) Two uncut foil mythic sheets of Theros Beyond Death

(xi) 2 full foil sets of Theros Beyond Death

The winning designs will be printed by Wizards and distributed to winners, casters, and players. Prizes are not transferable. Wizards, in its sole discretion, may substitute a prize for another product of equal value to the prize identified herein, or provide the cash equivalent. All decisions made by Wizards on all matters relating to this Contest are binding. Winners are solely responsible for paying all applicable federal, state and local taxes, and all other expenses associated with any prize not explicitly stated herein. Return of prize/prize notification as undeliverable or failure to comply with any terms of these Official Rules will result in a winner's disqualification. Winners are solely responsible for determining and paying the tax due on prizes. Wizards is in no way responsible for the cost of taxes related to the prize and Contest. Conditions.

  1. Entrant acknowledges and agrees that they are the sole author of their, that they own the copyright in and to their entry, and that the entry does not infringe any third party rights (including without limitation, copyright, trademark, trade dress rights, or rights of privacy or publicity).

  2. By entering this Contest, entrant expressly and forever waives any and all claims that entrant may now or hereafter have in any jurisdiction to so-called "moral rights" or rights of "droit moral" with respect to the entry.

  3. By entering this Contest, entrant hereby grants Wizards a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use, reproduce, publish and distribute entries submitted without payment of any compensation or consideration to any entrant or any other person or entity (except the prizes awarded to the winners pursuant to these Official Rules). By entering this Contest, entrants agree that Wizards may post their entries online and has the right to use the entries, including, without limitation, by making it available for download, along with entrant's name on Wizards' website and in any and all publicity and advertising or other promotions by Wizards with attribution, but without notification or compensation to entrants.

  4. Wizards and its agencies are not responsible for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to, or alterations of, entry materials, or failure to receive any entry information. Further, Wizards and its agencies are not responsible for late, lost, damaged, destroyed, delayed, illegible, postage-due or incomplete entries. Wizards reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend, modify or cancel the Contest. By participating in the Contest, entrant agrees to release, indemnify and hold Wizards, its directors, officers, employees, subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, agencies and all prize suppliers, harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind in connection with the Contest, or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, including, without limitation, personal injuries, death and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy, whether suffered by entrant or a third party. This Contest is void where prohibited by law. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges. All winners, on behalf of themselves, their executors, heirs and assigns, by acceptance of a prize, agree to release Wizards from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses of any kind to persons or property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of the prize or otherwise. By accepting a prize, each winner grants Wizards permission to use his/her name and likeness for advertising and future promotional purposes without notice or additional compensation (except where prohibited by law). This Contest is subject to these Official Rules.

  5. All entries are subject to Wizards Fan Content Policy, in perpetuity.

  6. This Contest and these Official Rules will be governed, construed and interpreted under the laws of the State of Washington, and you agree to accept jurisdiction in the courts of the State of Washington.

  7. Failure to comply with these Official Rules will result in disqualification. An entrant's entry will be disqualified, at the sole discretion of Wizards, if they attempt to (a) enter the Contest through any means other than described in these Official Rules; or (b) disrupt the Contest, circumvent the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, or in any way tamper with any component of the Contest.

Winners List: Winners will be announced on the Wizards website and social media channels on or around January 13, 2020.

Sponsor: This Contest is sponsored by and © 2020 Wizards of the Coast LLC, 1600 Lind Ave. SW, Suite 400, Renton, WA 98057.