The Magic: The Gathering® Grand Prix tournament series is an international circuit of large-scale Qualifier tournaments featuring cash prizes and multiple invitations to Pro Tour™ events.
TOURNAMENT FORMAT AND SCHEDULE
The format for Grand Prix - Sydney is Mirrodin™ block Limited, with Day 2 Rochester Draft. All DCI™ Limited rules, Magic® Floor Rules will be enforced.
Friday, October 3: Registration from 12:00 noon–9:00 P.M.
Saturday, October 4: Late registration from 8:00–9:00 A.M. Tournament begins at 9:30 A.M. The Top 64 players advance to competition on Sunday.
Sunday, October 5: The top 64 begin play at 9:00 A.M. Finals will immediately follow.
Centrepoint Tower Convention Centre
100 Market Street
Sydney NSW 2000
AU$40 Pre-registration on Friday
AU$45 Late Registration Saturday Morning
The main tournament at Grand Prix–Sydney is open to Magic® players of all ages.
If the player who wins an invitation to Pro Tour–Amsterdam at Grand Prix–Sydney has already qualified for an invitation, the invitation shall be passed down to the next-best finisher. Previous qualification may occur through a Qualifier tournament, through performance at a professional tournament, or by being an invited DCI™ player (valid on the date of the official rank announcement for the appropriate professional tournament).
A player is considered to have amateur status if he or she has 0 lifetime pro points. If a player has ever been awarded any points from a Grand Prix, Pro Tour, or World Championship event, that player no longer has amateur status, may not participate in the Amateur Championships or Junior Super Series tournaments, and is not eligible for amateur awards at Grand Prix or other tournaments.
The format for Grand Prix - Sydney is Mirrodin™ block Limited, with Day 2 Rochester Draft. All DCI™ Limited rules, Magic® Floor Rules announced on September 1, 2003, and all subsequent updates will be enforced.
The structure for Grand Prix - Sydney is modified Swiss (50-minute rounds, with the number of rounds determined by the number of participants), with the Top 64 players advancing to competition on Sunday for prizes and invitations.
Christopher Williams (Level #3 - Christchurch, New Zealand)
Grand Prix – Sydney features the standard main tournament prize schedule as well as a special Amateur Award schedule. All prizes are in U.S. dollars.
Main Tournament Prize Schedule
Amateur Division Prize Schedule
FOR MORE DETAILS, PLEASE CONTACT THE RELEVANT ORGANISER
There will be 4 GP trials
1pm (open to all players)
3pm (open to all players)
4pm (64 players max)
5pm (32 players max)
2pm Under 16's Standard tournament (Type 2)
2pm – Rochester drafts
6pm – Extended Highlander Tournament (Unsanctioned)
6pm – Rochester drafts
6pm – Standard
6pm – Mirrodin Sealed Deck Tournament
10am – Standard Tournament (Type 2)
11am – Emperor Tournament (Unsanctioned)
1pm – 8 player Mini-Master Tournaments (Unsanctioned)
3pm – Extended Constructed Tournament
6pm – Type 2 Sealed Tournament (1 booster of each set in current Type 2 block, 8th Edition, Mirrodin, Onslaught, Legions & Scourge.)
6.30pm – Onslaught 'Iron Man' Tournament (Unsanctioned)
7pm – Rochester Drafts
7pm – '5 Color Magic' Tournament (Unsanctioned)
9.00am rego – PTQ AMSTERDAM
Mirrodin Sealed with top 8 draft final
US$375 for 1st, plus an invitation to the Pro Tour!
Next 4 amateurs outside of top 8 win half a box each!
> 11am – Standard (w-Mirrodin)
3pm – Mirrodin 'Iron Man' Tournament (Unsanctioned)
6pm – Vintage Tournament (Type 1)
6.30 pm – 1 on 1 Draft Tournament (Unsanctioned)
There will be 'on demand' tournaments all weekend for the following formats:
Costs for all events: -
Constructed Tournament $10 ($6 – Under 16)
Draft Tournament $20
Sealed Deck Tournament $30
PTQ Amsterdam $35
For more information contact:
0402 231 366
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