FORMAT CHALLENGES

To create exciting, high-level play experiences across a variety of formats, the Magic Online team hosts a variety of regularly scheduled Challenge Events! Don't see your favorite format represented? We're always listening to user feedback and evaluating new formats to build events around. Let us know what you'd like to see on our Twitter or our Tumblr!

Event details and schedules for all currently-running Format Challenges can be found below.

EVENT SCHEDULE

The Magic Online Format Challenges continue every weekend for Standard, Pioneer, Modern, Vintage, Legacy, and Pauper formats except when replaced by Showcase Challenges during scheduled Showcase Challenge dates. NOTE: The Vintage Challenge happens every weekend regardless of scheduled Showcase Challenges.

Pacific Daylight Time (for UTC: Winter—add 7 hours; Summer—add 8 hours)

Start Time Event Type

Saturday, 6 a.m.

Standard Challenge

Saturday, 8 a.m.

Modern Challenge

Saturday, 10 a.m.

Vintage Challenge

Sunday, 6 a.m.

Pioneer Challenge

Sunday, 8 a.m.

Legacy Challenge

Sunday, 10 a.m.

Pauper Challenge

Start Times: As listed by format above
Format: Standard, Pioneer, Modern, Legacy, Vintage, or Pauper
Product: A deck that matches the event’s format
Location: The Constructed lobby that matches the format
Entry: 30 Event Tickets or 300 Play Points
Size: 64-384 players or 32-212 players
Duration: Swiss rounds based on attendance, then cut to Top 8
Prizes: Based on event size

Prizes

64 PLAYER MINIMUM
FINISH PRIZES
1st 600 Play Points, 100 Treasure Chests, 40 Qualifier Points, and 1 non-foil set of the most recent Standard-legal set
2nd 600 Play Points, 75 Treasure Chests, and 40 Qualifier Points
3rd-4th 450 Play Points, 50 Treasure Chests, and 20 Qualifier Points
5th-8th 450 Play Points, 25 Treasure Chests, 10 Qualifier Points
9th-16th 300 Play Points and 10 Treasure Chests
17th-32nd 300 Play Points and 5 Treasure Chests
33rd-64th 150 Play Points
32 PLAYER MINIMUM
FINISH PRIZES
1st 600 Play Points, 100 Treasure Chests, 40 Qualifier Points, and 1 non-foil set of the most recent Standard-legal set
2nd 600 Play Points, 75 Treasure Chests, and 40 Qualifier Points
3rd-4th 450 Play Points, 50 Treasure Chests, and 20 Qualifier Points
5th-8th 450 Play Points, 25 Treasure Chests, 10 Qualifier Points
9th-16th 300 Play Points and 10 Treasure Chests
17th-32nd 300 Play Points and 5 Treasure Chests