2017 Nationals take place September 9-10, September 16-17, and October 14-15 in 73 countries. Make it to the finals of Nationals, and earn a spot on your country’s team in the 2017 World Magic Cup!
Apr 14, 2017
Your path to the global Magic stage—and your chance to play alongside your fellow countrymen for fame, fortune, and national pride—starts here with the 2017 Nationals!
2017 Nationals take place on the following weekends:
September 9-10, 2017
September 16-17, 2017
October 14-15, 2017
Each of the 73 countries that will compete in the 2017 World Magic Cup will run one Nationals to determine who will join their top Pro Point earner from the 2016-17 season on their national team.
The finalists from each Nationals will represent their country on the national team at the 2017 World Magic Cup, which takes place December 1-3, 2017 in Nice, France. The winner of Nationals will be crowned their country’s national champion.
RESIDENCY & ELIGIBILITY
Each country's 2017 Nationals are open only to those qualified players who are citizens or have been residents of that country since January 1, 2016.
Complete information can be found in the Magic: The Gathering Premier Event Invitation Policy (Section 4).
If you are planning to participate in an upcoming Nationals tournament, your first step should be to verify that you are listed under the correct nationality. To do this, just sign into the Planeswalker Points website by clicking on the Sign In button in the upper right corner of the page and entering your Wizards Account login ID and password.
If your nationality needs to be corrected, please fill in an appeal immediately using the form here (You have to be logged into the Planeswalker Points site with your DCI number and password to access this form). Nationality-related appeals will be given high priority during the season.
2017 Nationals are invitation-only tournaments. These Premier Events will be held in countries that have been selected to have national teams compete at the 2017 World Magic Cup. The list of selected countries can be viewed in Appendix C of the Premier Event Invitation Policy.
The following players are invited to compete in the 2017 Nationals:
- Players in the Planeswalker Points 2017 Yearly Award Points Season that have accrued the minimum amount of points for that country. The number of points required for each country can be found in Appendix C of the Premier Event Invitation Policy.
- Players from that country with Pro Tour Players Club Silver, Gold, or Platinum level (as of the date of their respective Nationals).
- Players (from that country) that are members of the Pro Tour Hall of Fame.
- Winners of Nationals Last Chance Qualifier tournaments.
Last Chance Qualifiers and Trials
Most Nationals will be preceded by a Last Chance Qualifiers as well as Last Chance Trials. Each Nationals organizer may run up to ten of each of these events.
Last Chance Qualifiers will award invitations to compete in that respective Nationals to the winner. Players who are not already qualified for Nationals may compete in one.
Last Chance Trials will award a one-round bye in all one-day Nationals, and a two-round bye in all two- or three-day Nationals. Players who are not qualified to compete in Nationals cannot play in a Trial.
Both events will be held the day before each Nationals.
Contact the organizer of the Nationals you plan to attend to get a specific date, time, and cost of both the Last Chance Qualifier and Last Chance Trial.
Complete details on Last Chance Qualifiers can be found in the Magic Premier Event Invitation Policy.
Some Nationals may be two- or three-day events. For Two-day events, the Swiss rounds will take place on Saturday and Sunday, and the Top 8 playoff will also take place on Sunday. For three-day events, the Swiss rounds will take place on Friday and Saturday, and the Top 8 playoff will take place on Sunday.
Events that will be multi-day tournaments will be announced in advance and reflected on the schedule. Events that are two-day tournaments, once announced as a multi-day event, will not reverse to a one-day event. The same goes for three-day tournaments which, once announced as such, will not revert to a two-day or one-day event. For full information, including which events will be multi-day tournaments, check with your local tournament organizer.
Promos and Prizes
Each participant in 2017 Nationals will receive an alternate-art Inkmoth Nexus promotional card (while supplies last).
The Top 8 finishing players will each receive an exclusive Nationals Top 8 playmat.
Nationals awards Pro Points to the Top 4 competitors. 1st and 2nd place will receive 3 Pro Points. 3rd and 4th place will receive 1 Pro Point.
The finalists of each event will receive an invitation and a travel award to compete on their country's national team at the 2017 World Magic Cup. The winner will be crowned their country's national champion.
Other prizes are determined by the organizer of each event. Contact the organizer for additional details.
Invited Players List
The following players have all met the Planeswalker Point threshold for their country and are invited to play in their respective Nationals. Please check to see if your name is on this list.
If your name is not on this list and you believe it should be based on your yearly Planeswalker Points, or it is on this list but your nationality is not displaying correctly, you’ll need to contact Customer Service, and we recommend doing so as soon as possible. Information on how to do that is below.
If you have a Wizards Account, you can contact customer service through wizards.custhelp.com.
If those options are not available to you, you can call us at any of the phone numbers found here, based on your region. Note that there are limitations to the amount and type of information that can be retrieved or given out over the phone due to privacy concerns, but our customer service representatives will do the best they can to address any issues you might have.
If you are contacting customer service, you can make the process go smoother and faster by including the following information in your email or having it ready when you call:
- First and last name
- DCI number
- Date of birth
- Email address registered with the account
- Current email address (if different)
- Any event information you can provide, such as the store name and location where you first received your DCI number or a recent event match record.
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