Overview

Bring your top strategies with you to a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier, and you may be one of the few to emerge from the event with an invitation and airfare to Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan!

Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers (RPTQs) for Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan take place November 11-12, 2017 and November 18-19, 2017.

The format for this Regional Pro Tour Qualifier season is Modern Constructed.

As a reminder, players are only allowed to compete in one Regional Pro Tour Qualifier if they are qualified to play in one.

INVITED PLAYERS

Qualification

Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers are an invitation-only event. An invitation to participate in a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier for Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan is offered to the following:

  • Players with a Pro Tour Players Club Bronze or Silver Level (as of the date of the Regional Pro Tour Qualifier).
  • Players that won a Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier from July 15 to October 8, 2017.
  • Players that received an invitation for their top finish at a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier for Pro Tour Ixalan.
  • Players that won a Regional Last Chance Qualifier that ties to that Regional Pro Tour Qualifier.

Eligibility

The following players may not compete in Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers for Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan:

  • Players that previously participated in a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier which awards an invitation to Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan.
  • Players that won a Magic Online Pro Tour Qualifier Final which awards an invitation to Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan.
  • Players that finished in the Top 2 of a Magic Online Championship Series (MOCS) Playoff tournament which awards invitations to Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan.
  • Players that won a Magic Online Championship Series (MOCS) Open tournament which awards invitations to Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan.
  • Players that finished in the Top 8 or finished with 39 or more match points in an individual-format Grand Prix which awards invitations to Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan.
  • Players that finished in the Top 4 or finished with 36 or more match points in a team-format Grand Prix which awards invitations to Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan.
  • Players that won a Pro Tour Qualifier (held at a Grand Prix) which awards invitations to Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan.
  • Players that finished with 33 or more match points at Pro Tour Ixalan.
  • Players with a Pro Tour Players Club Gold or Platinum level (as of the date of the Regional Pro Tour Qualifier).
  • Players that are members of the Pro Tour Hall of Fame.
  • Players that are otherwise already qualified for Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan.

If you have any questions as to your eligibility to play in a particular Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier, please email your inquiry to PremierPlay@wizards.com.

Complete information about invitations to Pro Tours can be found in the Magic: The Gathering Invitation Policy .

Promo Card and Deck Box

All participants in a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier receive an exclusive Emrakul, the Aeons Torn promo card.

All participants in a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier receive an exclusive deck box.

General Information

Prizes

The top finishing players at each Regional Pro Tour Qualifier will receive an invitation and travel award* to Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan. The number of invitations awarded is determined by the attendance of the Regional Pro Tour Qualifier as follows:

Attendance # of Invitations to Pro Tour # of Invitations to next RPTQ
Up to 42 Players 2 4
43-93 Players 4 8
94+ Players 8 8

The Top 16 players in each Regional PTQ will receive a Regional PTQ playmat.

Booster Prizes will be awarded as follows, depending on the number of invitations awarded at each Regional PTQ:

# of Invitations 1 Invitation 2 Invitations 4 Invitations 8 Invitations
Place Boosters Boosters Boosters Boosters
1 - - - -
2 36 - - -
3-4 18 36 - -
5-8 9 24 42 -
9-16 - 18 27 42
17-24 - 15 21 30
25-32 - - 12 18
33-48 - - - 9

Other prizes are determined by the organizer of each event. Contact the organizer for additional details.

*Travel

The players eligible to receive a travel award will receive instructions from Wizards of the Coast regarding whom they must contact and the deadline by which they must arrange their travel awards. Wizards of the Coast will not refund travel made outside this service. Wizards of the Coast reserves the right to award a cash equivalent award in lieu of any travel award in its sole discretion.

All travel itineraries must be from the international airport nearest the player's home and to the host city of the Pro Tour, and must include all the dates of that event. No award will be substituted if member is unable to participate. All other expenses are the responsibility of the member and may include, without limitation, accommodations, ground transportation, taxes, itinerary change fees, passport and visa fees.

This award must be redeemed through member's arrangement of travel itinerary no later than (30) days before departure. Failure to complete travel arrangements as directed by Wizards of the Coast prior to this deadline will result in forfeiture of the award. Every member receiving a travel award must provide to Wizards of the Coast an executed liability release, the appropriate US taxation form (W9 or W8) (or have one on file), up-to-date contact information on your DCI membership, and proof of ID and passport (when required by international destination). In all cases, all such documentation must be provided to Wizards of the Coast, or must have been previously on file, at least thirty (30) days before departure. Failure to timely provide such documentation will result in forfeiture of the award.

Players under the age of eighteen (18) at the time of the Pro Tour will receive a cash equivalent award in lieu of expenses, paid air ticket, and/or hotel accommodations. Such player must still attend, compete, and be listed in the finish of the tournament or forfeit this award.

Players who have general questions about the Magic: The Gathering trading card game, Wizards of the Coast LLC, the Wizards Play Network, or any Magic: The Gathering Organized Play program should contact Wizards of the Coast as follows:

Magic Online Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers

The round of Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers taking place between November 11 and November 19, 2017 will have two Magic Online Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers in which qualified players may participate. The first will take place on November 18 at 2 p.m. PT, and the second one will take place November 25 at 5 a.m. PT.

To register for a Magic Online Regional Pro Tour Qualifier, a player who is qualified to compete in that round of Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers must send an email to PremierPlay@wizards.com with the following elements:

  • The title of the email should be "Magic Online RPTQ."

The email should include your DCI number, Magic Online username, and the date of the Magic Online Regional Pro Tour Qualifier that you wish to participate in.

The deadlines to register are:

  • Wednesday, November 15 at 11:59 PM PT (for the November 18 tournament)
  • Wednesday, November 22 at 11:59 PM PT (for the November 25 tournament)

Magic Online Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers will be capped at 212 players, so sign up early if you intend to play.

The Top 8 players will receive invitations to compete in Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan, as well as an invitation to play in the Pro Tour Challenge event at that Pro Tour.

The format for these Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers is Modern Constructed.

As a reminder, if you play in a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier during a qualifying round, you cannot play in any other Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers during that qualifying round, including Magic Online Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers. Your invitation to compete in a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier only lets you compete in one Regional Pro Tour Qualifier.

The prize structures for Magic Online Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers differ from the prize structures for in-person events. Please see the event details for this round of Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers in the Magic Online client for more information.

TELL US ABOUT YOUR RPTQ!

Your input is critical to help us improve the quality of our events! We therefore want to give you the opportunity to let us know about your Pro Tour Qualifier experience. Please click here and provide us with the date and location of the event(s) you participated in and a brief description of your experience.

Your feedback is very valuable. Thank you in advance for your time!

LOCATIONS

Below is a list of locations that will host the Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers on the weekends of November 11—November 19, 2017.

LCQ Date RPTQ Date Format Venue City Region Country Email Website
11/11/2017 11/12/2017 Modern Terramedia Sao Paulo São Paulo Brazil Email Click Here
11/11/2017 11/12/2017 Modern Face To Face Games - Toronto Toronto Ontario Canada Email Click Here
11/11/2017 11/12/2017 Modern Magicsur Chile Santiago Región Metropolitana de Santiago Chile Email Click Here
11/11/2017 11/12/2017 Modern Campus de l'Efrei Villejuif Paris France Email Click Here
11/11/2017 11/12/2017 Modern Stazione Gioco roma Roma Italy Email  
11/11/2017 11/12/2017 Modern Gamesmart México City Distrito Federal Mexico Email Click Here
11/11/2017 11/12/2017 Modern Shadow Duel - La Rotonda Lima Lima Peru Email  
11/11/2017 11/12/2017 Modern Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue Edinburgh   Scotland Email Click Here
11/11/2017 11/12/2017 Modern Hotel WeAreChamartin Madrid Madrid Spain Email Click Here
11/11/2017 11/12/2017 Modern Eudemonia Berkeley California United States Email Click Here
11/11/2017 11/12/2017 Modern Game Empire - San Diego San Diego California United States Email Click Here
11/11/2017 11/12/2017 Modern Pandemonium Books and Games Cambridge Massachusetts United States Email Click Here
11/11/2017 11/12/2017 Modern Dreamers Vault Games - Minneapolis Minneapolis Minnesota United States Email Click Here
11/11/2017 11/12/2017 Modern Game Haven - Sandy Sandy Utah United States Email Click Here
11/11/2017 11/12/2017 Modern Mox Boarding House Bellevue Washington United States Email Click Here
11/18/2017 11/19/2017 Modern Games Laboratory MELBOURNE Victoria Australia Email Click Here
11/18/2017 11/19/2017 Modern Jeux Face a Face Verdun (Montréal) Quebec Canada Email Click Here
11/18/2017 11/19/2017 Modern 冠军卡牌 Shanghai Shanghai China Email  
11/18/2017 11/19/2017 Modern Fanatic Roskilde Roskilde   Denmark Email Click Here
11/18/2017 11/19/2017 Modern Ultra Comix Nürnberg Bayern Germany Email Click Here
11/18/2017 11/19/2017 Modern Circolo Benassi Bologna Bologna Italy Email  
11/18/2017 11/19/2017 Modern 晴れる屋福岡店 福岡市 Fukuoka-ken Japan Email Click Here
11/18/2017 11/19/2017 Modern トーナメントセンターバトロコ高田馬場 新宿区 Tokyo-to Japan Email Click Here
11/18/2017 11/19/2017 Modern Decards Enterprise Subang Jaya Selangor Malaysia Email Click Here
11/18/2017 11/19/2017 Modern Magic United Rotterdam   Netherlands Email  
11/18/2017 11/19/2017 Modern Regran s Toys and Collectibles Quezon City   Philippines Email Click Here
11/18/2017 11/19/2017 Modern Strefa MtG Warszawa Mazowieckie Poland Email Click Here
11/18/2017 11/19/2017 Modern Edinorog Novoslobodskaya Moscow Moskva Russian Federation Email Click Here
11/18/2017 11/19/2017 Modern Cool Stuff Games - Maitland Maitland Florida United States Email Click Here
11/18/2017 11/19/2017 Modern Pastimes Niles Illinois United States Email Click Here
11/18/2017 11/19/2017 Modern Game Time Indianapolis Indiana United States Email Click Here
11/18/2017 11/19/2017 Modern Game Cafe Independence Missouri United States Email Click Here
11/18/2017 11/19/2017 Modern Top Deck Games Westmont New Jersey United States Email Click Here
11/18/2017 11/19/2017 Modern Event Horizon Games Raleigh North Carolina United States Email Click Here
11/18/2017 11/19/2017 Modern Mr Nice Guy Games Monroeville Pennsylvania United States Email Click Here
11/18/2017 11/19/2017 Modern The Next Level Games Nashville Tennessee United States Email Click Here
11/18/2017 11/19/2017 Modern Madness Games and Comics - Plano Plano Texas United States Email Click Here

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