Northern California is ChannelFireball's home turf, so it’s fitting that they will be holding their first Grand Prix of 2016 in Oakland, California! It’s also the first Grand Prix of 2016, which means revised prize structures, expanded travel awards, and Day Two participation for players with records of X-3 or better. Break out your Standard cards and start testing – and, of course, preregister now so you can join us in January at Grand Prix Oakland!
Grand Prix Oakland takes place January 8-10, 2016. The format for the main event is Standard Constructed. The Grand Prix takes place at:
Oakland Convention Center
550 10th St
Oakland, CA 94607
Main Event Registration Fee: $70
Maximum Main Event Capacity is 2,000 Players
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL PRE-REGISTRATION FEE: $60 (Offer Ends December 9)
Registration online until January 8 at 8 p.m.
Registration on-site will take place Friday, January 8 from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
There will be no on-site registration on Saturday.
Many Grand Prix offer additional services to participants, such as Sleep-In Specials and VIP packages. Sleep-In Specials allow players with byes to skip the player meeting on Saturday and arrive shortly before their first round begins. VIP packages provide various perks such as complimentary bottled water, special seating, and exclusive artist signings. Details of these services vary from event to event; please check the organizer's website for specifics.
Players who participate in the Grand Prix main event will receive a promo card (while supplies last).
LIVE STREAMING VIDEO
LIVE STREAMING VIDEO
Follow live streaming video coverage of Grand Prix Oakland on DailyMTG and Twitch. Video for this event is presented by ChannelFireball, and will be hosted by Luis-Scott Vargas, Marshall Sutcliffe, and William Jensen, with between-round content provided by Athena "Elantris" Huey. Coverage begins on Saturday and Sunday at 9:30 a.m. PT/12:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. UTC.
FORMAT AND SCHEDULE
Some of the hottest and most famous artists in Magic will be joining us at Grand Prix Oakland. All artists will be available to sign cards, playmats, and more. In addition, all will be selling prints, artist proofs, original art/sketches, and doing custom alterations of mats and cards!