REGIONAL PRO TOUR QUALIFIERS FOR PRO TOUR MILWAUKEE 2015
Bring your best deck, your top strategies, and your fiercest play to the next level at a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier, and you may be one of the few to emerge from the event with an invitation and airfare to the Pro Tour in Milwaukee 2015!
Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers for Pro Tour Milwaukee 2015 take place on June 27, 2015 (in North America, Europe, and Japan) and July 4, 2015 (in Asia pacific and Latin America).
The Top 4 finishers of a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier with 128 or fewer players receive airfare and invitations to Pro Tour Milwaukee 2015, while 5th- through 8th-place finishers receive invitations to the next round of Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers. If the Regional Pro Tour Qualifier is 129 or more players, 5th- through 8th-place finishers instead receive invitations to Pro Tour Milwaukee 2015.
The Top 8 finishers of a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier with 129 or more players receive airfare and invitations to Pro Tour Milwaukee 2015.
Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers are an invitation-only event. An invitation to participate in a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier for Pro Tour Milwaukee 2015 is offered to the following:
- Players who have a Pro Tour Players Club Silver level (as of the date of the Regional Pro Tour Qualifier).
- Players who have accrued between 20 and 34 Professional Points during the 2014-2015 Professional Points Season (as of the date of the Regional Pro Tour Qualifier).
- Players who won a Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier from February 28, 2015, through May 24, 2015.
- Players that finished 5th- through 8th- place in a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier with an attendance of 128 or fewer players from the immediately preceding Regional Pro Tour Qualifier round.
The following players may not compete in Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers for Pro Tour Milwaukee 2015:
- Players who have previously participated in a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier that awards an invitation to Pro Tour Milwaukee 2015.
- Players who have won a Magic Online Pro Tour Qualifier Final that awards an invitation to Pro Tour Milwaukee 2015.
- Players who have won a Magic Online Championship Series (MOCS) tournament, Player of the Year Championship tournament, or Last Chance Qualifier tournament that awards invitations to Pro Tour Milwaukee 2015.
- Players who finished in the Top 8 of an individual-format Grand Prix that awards invitations to Pro Tour Milwaukee 2015.
- Players who finished in the Top 4 of a team-format Grand Prix that awards invitations to Pro Tour Milwaukee 2015.
- Players with 35 or more Professional Points in the 2014-2015 Professional Points Season (as of the date of the Regional Pro Tour Qualifier).
- Players who are members of the Pro Tour Hall of Fame.
If you have any questions as to your eligibility to play in a particular Regional 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.
The Top 4 of each Regional PTQ with attendance of 128 or fewer players receive an invitation and travel award* to Pro Tour Milwaukee 2015.
If the Regional PTQ has an attendance of 129 or more players, the Top 8 receive an invitation and travel award* to Pro Tour Milwaukee 2015. There is no Top 8 playoff if the event has 129 or more players.
The Top 16 players in each Regional PTQ will receive a Regional PTQ playmat.
Booster Prizes will be awarded as follows:
|Place||Attendance 128 or fewer||Attendance 129 or greater|
|1 - 4||-||-|
|5 - 8||54 boosters||-|
|9 - 16||36 boosters||36 boosters|
|17 - 24||18 boosters||27 boosters|
|25 - 32||-||18 boosters|
Other prizes are determined by the organizer of each event. Contact the organizer for additional details.
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:
PROMO CARD AND DECK BOX
All participants in a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier receive an exclusive Liliana of the Veil promo card.
All participants in a Regional Pro Tour Qualifier receive an exclusive deck box.
Below is a list of locations that will host the 31 Regional PTQs on the weekends of June 27, 2015 and July 4, 2015.
Editor’s Note: Due to the shift in the Regional Pro Tour Qualifier schedule for Seoul, South Korea and Shanghai, China, the format for the Regional Pro Tour Qualifier that is taking place on July 26 will be Magic Origins Sealed Deck.
Note: triple asterisks (***) denote a change from the original publication of this information.
|6/27/2015||SpielRaum Wien||Otto Bauer Gasse 17||Wien||Austria|
|6/27/2015||Warp 2||12863 97th St||Edmonton||Alberta||Canada|
|6/27/2015||Face To Face Games - Toronto||2077A Danforth Ave||Toronto||Ontario||Canada|
|6/27/2015||Jeux Face a Face||4425 Wellington (metro de l'eglise)||Verdun (Montréal)||Quebec||Canada|
|6/27/2015||IQ Games Centre||23 Byram Street||Huddersfield||England|
|6/27/2015||Epita||14 rue Voltaire||Kremlin Bicêtre||Val-de-Marne||France|
|6/27/2015||Bürgerhaus Bischofsheim||Dörnigheimer Weg 21||Maintal||Hessen||Germany|
|6/27/2015||8 gallery||via Nizza||Torino||Torino||Italy|
|6/27/2015||Hala Expo - Lodz||Al. Politechniki 4||Lodz||Poland|
|6/27/2015||Evolution store||C / Manuel Silvela, n º 8||Madrid||Spain|
|6/27/2015||Playoteket Center - Malmö||Djäknegatan 2A||Malmö||Sweden|
|6/27/2015||Shuffle and Cut Games - La Habra||2121 E Lambert Rd||La Habra||California||United States|
|6/27/2015||Great Escape Games||1250 Howe Ave||Sacramento||California||United States|
|6/27/2015||Enchanted Grounds - Littleton||3615 W Bowles Ave||Littleton||Colorado||United States|
|6/27/2015||Your Friendly Neighborhood Tabletop Shop Hobbies, Games and Collectibles||741 New Britain Avenue||Newington||Connecticut||United States|
|6/27/2015||Armada Games||10910 N 56th St||Tampa||Florida||United States|
|6/27/2015||Super Games||11060 Alpharetta Hwy||Roswell||Georgia||United States|
|6/27/2015||Marriott Indianapolis East||7202 E 21st St||Indianapolis||Indiana||United States|
|6/27/2015||Collector's Cache||13354 College Blvd||Lenexa||Kansas||United States|
|6/27/2015||Legion Games (Dreamers Vault Games - Burnsville)||3128 W Hwy 13||Burnsville||Minnesota||United States|
|6/27/2015||Mr Nice Guy Games||374 A Mall Circle Dr||Monroeville||Pennsylvania||United States|
|6/27/2015||Asgard Games||3302 S Shepherd||Houston||Texas||United States|
|6/27/2015||Atlantis Games and Comics - Portsmouth||2862 Airline Blvd||Portsmouth||Virginia||United States|
|6/27/2015||Mox Boarding House||13310 Bel-Red Rd||Bellevue||Washington||United States|
|7/4/2015||The Games Cube||Level 2, 79-81 Phillip St||Parramatta||New South Wales||Australia|
|7/4/2015||Mundo Kinoene||Av. Barão do Rio Branco, 149||São José dos Campos||São Paulo||Brazil|
|7/4/2015||La Forja de Stone||Gorbea 2170||Santiago de Chile||Región Metropolitana de Santiago||Chile|
|7/4/2015||Gamesmart||Av. de los Insurgentes 1391-113||México City||Distrito Federal||Mexico|
|7/4/2015||Taipei Innovation City Convention Centre 30B/ 台北矽谷 30B||3 F., No.223, Sec. 3, Beixin Rd., Xindian Dist||New Taipei city, 新北市||Taiwan, Province of China|
|7/26/2015||Card Master Shanghai||徐汇区宜山路700号84幢楼(A1号楼)203单元||上海市||Shanghai||China|
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