You've had a couple of weeks to play with Streets of New Capenna. Now's your chance to prove your knowledge of the new set and your Magic skills in the Arena Open!

You'll compete in Streets of New Capenna Sealed matches on Day 1 for the coveted invitation to Day 2, when you'll switch to Streets of New Capenna Draft for prizes up to $2,500!

As always, before we dip into the details:

  • You must be 18 years or older to participate.
  • Regional eligibility restrictions apply, void where prohibited.
  • Receiving monetary rewards requires having or creating Wizards, DCI, and i-Payout accounts. (i-Payout accounts cannot be created in advance.)
  • Refer to the official Terms and Conditions for complete details.

Day 1

Arena Open begins on Saturday, May 14, with both Best-of-One and Best-of-Three Streets of New Capenna Sealed matches to determine who will be invited to the Day 2 event.

Best-of-One matches: Seven wins earn you an invitation token for the Day 2 competition.

Best-of-Three matches: Four wins earn you an invitation token for the Day 2 competition.

You may enter Day 1 events as many times as you like, but winning multiple Day 2 invitation tokens only counts as a single Day 2 entry.

Everyone who enters will receive the Urabrask, Heretic Praetor card style:

Urabrask card style

Event Details

Event start: May 14 at 6 a.m. PT (13:00 UTC)

Signup end: May 15 at 3 a.m. PT (10:00 UTC)

You'll have three hours to complete your current run, but you won't be able to join after this deadline. Matches in progress will be allowed to finish.

Event end: May 15 at 6 a.m. PT (13:00 UTC)

No new matches begin after this time, but matches in progress will be allowed to finish.

Format: Streets of New Capenna Sealed Best-of-One and Best-of-Three

Entry fee: 25,000 gold or 5,000 gems (for both Best-of-One and Best-of-Three)


  • Best-of-One: 7 wins or 3 losses
  • Best-of-Three: 4 wins or 1 loss


DAY 1: Streets of New Capenna Sealed (BEST-OF-ONE)
7 Wins5,000 gems Day 2 invitation token
6 Wins2,500 gems
5 Wins1,000 gems
0–4 WinsNo rewards
DAY 1: Streets of New Capenna Sealed (BEST-OF-THREE)
4 Wins6,000 gems Day 2 invitation token
3 Wins5,000 gems
2 Wins3,000 gems
1 Win1,500 gems
0 WinsNo rewards

Day 2

Players who qualify through Day 1 events can enter Day 2 competition where prizes increase dramatically! You may only enter once on Day 2, even if you qualified multiple times on Day 1.

Event Details

Entry window: May 15, 6–8 a.m. PT (13:00–15:00 UTC)

You must join during this two-hour window. You'll have until the event ends to complete your matches.

Signup end: May 15 at 8 a.m. PT (15:00 UTC)

Event end: No new matches after May 15 at 6 p.m. PT (April 16, 1:00 UTC)

Format: Streets of New Capenna Traditional Player Draft (Best-of-Three)

Entry fee: Day 2 invitation token (earned on Day 1)

Structure: Best-of-Three matches until 8 wins or 2 losses


DAY 2: Traditional Player Draft (BEST-OF-THREE)
8 Wins$2,500 USD
7 Wins$2,000 USD
6 Wins$1,000 USD
5 Wins20,000 gems
4 Wins5,000 gems
3 Wins2,500 gems
0–2 WinsNo rewards

Arena Open FAQ

How many players can earn monetary rewards on Day 2?

As many as qualify! All players on Day 2 who earn six, seven, or eight wins are eligible to receive monetary rewards.

Can I qualify for Day 2 multiple times?

No, qualifying multiple times will not grant you additional tokens for Day 2 participation. Players qualify for Day 2 by earning enough wins in Day 1 Best-of-One or Best-of-Three events.

What should I do if I encounter an issue during the Arena Open?

Contact Customer Service if you need assistance during the Arena Open. We are unable to provide support for in-game issues over social media (other than telling you to submit a ticket).

Please ensure you select "Qualifier Weekend/Arena Open Issues" as the reason you are contacting our support team.

I reached six/seven/eight wins on Day 2 and earned a monetary reward. . .now what?

If you receive a monetary reward, we will contact you at the email address listed in your Wizards account to ask for your DCI Account and to provide instructions for activating your eWallet account with our partner i-Payout. If you already have an i-Payout account, we'll notify you of your prize.

Please check your email regularly after the Arena Open to ensure that you respond to our inquiry in a timely manner.

If you win a monetary reward and do not receive a reward email within 72 hours of completion of the Arena Open, please contact Customer Service.

For more information on reward fulfillments, please refer to the full Terms and Conditions and our general Event Prize Support FAQ.