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Pro Tour–San Juan Public Event Information

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Come one, come all to participate in four days of events open to the public. Starting Thursday with the Last-Chance Qualifier, there are tournaments, drafts, EDH, Planechase events, and open dueling all weekend. Pro Tour–San Juan will also play host to a few extra-special events, such as Massive Multiplayer Magic!, a Grand Melee, a Pro Tour–Amsterdam Qualifier, the $3,000 Draft Challenge, the WPN Championship, Two-Headed Giant Super Friday Night Magic, and the Magic Online Live Series Championship. Prizes include airfare and accomodations at Pro Tour–Amsterdam, iPads, premium foil sets of all Standard-legal cards, iPods, an Xbox 360 Elite gaming system, Power 9, and much more!

Weekend-Long Public Events

Weekend-long Public Events have no specific start time. Registration for these events is continuously open and each event will start once the appropriate number of players has registered (Subject to space and judge availability). Public Events are available during the following hours:

Registration Opens: 9:00 AM each day of the Pro Tour
Registration Closes: 11:00 PM each day of the Pro Tour (9:00 PM on Sunday)

Open Dueling

Players bring their own Standard-format deck. Players are then matched up against others for game play. After 5 games, players receive a foil, Magic promo card. After 10 games, players receive a second foil, Magic promo card. Come to the Open Dueling area and play whenever you have time! Play the whole weekend!

Single-Elimination Events

Booster Draft events will be run using either Rise of the Eldrazi or Magic 2010 boosters.

Format Cost Minimum Players Prizes*
Booster Draft $15 8 1st: 8 Boosters, 2nd 4 Boosters
Standard $5 8 1st: 6 Boosters, 2nd 4 Boosters
Extended $5 8 1st: 6 Boosters, 2nd 4 Boosters
Legacy $5 8 1st: 6 Boosters, 2nd 4 Boosters
Vintage $5 8 1st: 6 Boosters, 2nd 4 Boosters
Sealed Deck $25 8 1st: 8 Boosters, 2nd 4 Boosters
2HG Booster Draft $30/Team 8 (4 Teams) 1st: 8 Boosters, 2nd 4 Boosters
Planechase Constructed $5 4 2 Boosters per eliminated player
Planechase Limited $20 4 2 Boosters per eliminated player
EDH $5 4 2 Boosters per eliminated player

*All prizes are current set booster

A Planeswalker's Journey through the Pro Tour

"Do you rule?"

Join us for this fun activity at Pro Tour San Juan! In order to participate, pick up your badge at the Wizards Information Booth or the Public Events area. The badge has 20 achievements for you to try and accomplish during your weekend at Pro Tour San Juan.

When you fulfill one of the items, your badge will be stamped to show your achievement. There are no prizes or points awarded – just get as many stamps as you can and lord it over your friends!

Scheduled Public Events

The following applies to all scheduled Public Events:

  • Unless otherwise indicated, all events are run Swiss with a Top 4, single elimination finals. Prizes are based on standings.
  • Registration opens 1 hour before the scheduled start time and closes 15 minutes before the scheduled start time. Players should be seated at least 5 minutes before the scheduled start time.
  • Booster pack prizes will be awarded based on attendance. Unless otherwise posted, top finishing players will receive current set boosters. Special events may offer special prizes as posted (i.e. iPod, Power 9, Digital Camera, etc), in such events the winner of the special prize will receive only that prize.

Pro Tour Qualifiers

Pro Tour Qualifiers held at the Pro Tour award an invitation and a travel award to a specific Pro Tour tournament for the top-finishing competitor. For more information, visit www.wizards.com/protour.

Grand Prix Trials

Number of Players Number of 3 Round Byes
8 – 32 1
33 – 64 2
65 – 128 4
129+ 8

Trials for individual-format Grand Prix tournaments award a three-round bye to a Grand Prix tournament for one or more of the top-finishing competitors. The number of three-round byes awarded will be determined by the number of players in the Trial as shown in the table to the right. Grand Prix Trial byes do not pass down - if a player already possesses a three-round bye, finishes high enough to win another bye from a Grand Prix Trial, that bye will not be passed down to the next eligible player.

Thursday, May 27

Time Cost Description
5:00 PM $25 Last Chance Qualifier – Pro Tour San Juan – Standard Constructed
Straight Swiss tournament with no single elimination rounds. One additional Swiss round will be added to determine the final standings.
Top-4 finishers will qualify for Pro Tour San Juan. Product prizes will begin at 5th place.
Players already qualified for Pro Tour San Juan may not participate.
6:30 PM $25 MTGO Live Series Qualifiers – Rise of the Eldrazi Booster Draft
4 tournaments. 8 players per tournament. Single-elimination.
3 Rise of the Eldrazi boosters per player
Players already qualified for the Pro Tour San Juan MTGO Live Series Championship Semi-Finals may not participate.
From each tournament, 1st and 2nd place qualify for the Pro Tour San Juan MTGO Live Series Championship Semi-Finals. 1st place receives 4 Rise of the Eldrazi digital boosters, 2nd place receives 3 Rise of the Eldrazi digital boosters, 3rd and 4th places each receive 2 Rise of the Eldrazi digital boosters.

Friday, May 28

Time Cost Description
10:00 AM $36/Team Two-Headed Giant Sealed Deck – Rise of the Eldrazi Sealed Deck
8 Rise of the Eldrazi boosters per team
1st place team members each receive a 64gb iPod Touch, 2nd place team members each receive a 16gb iPod Nano, 3rd and 4th place team members each receive a 4gb iPod Shuffle.
10:00 AM $25 MTGO Live Series Qualifiers – Rise of the Eldrazi Booster Draft
4 tournaments. 8 players per tournament. Single-elimination.
3 Rise of the Eldrazi boosters per player
Players already qualified for the Pro Tour San Juan MTGO Live Series Championship Semi-Finals may not participate.
From each tournament, 1st and 2nd place qualify for the Pro Tour San Juan MTGO Live Series Championship Semi-Finals. 1st place receives 4 Rise of the Eldrazi digital boosters, 2nd place receives 3 Rise of the Eldrazi digital boosters, 3rd and 4th places each receive 2 Rise of the Eldrazi digital boosters.
12:00 PM $15 Standard Constructed
1st place receives an English-language foil set of each of the following sets: Shards of Alara, Conflux, Alara Reborn, Magic 2010, Zendikar, Worldwake, and Rise of the Eldrazi, 2nd place receives an English-language foil set of each of the following sets: Zendikar, Worldwake, and Rise of the Eldrazi, 3rd and 4th places each receive an English-language foil set of Magic 2010.
1:30 PM $25 MTGO Live Series Qualifiers – Rise of the Eldrazi Booster Draft
4 tournaments. 8 players per tournament. Single-elimination.
3 Rise of the Eldrazi boosters per player
Players already qualified for the Pro Tour San Juan MTGO Live Series Championship Semi-Finals may not participate.
From each tournament, 1st and 2nd place qualify for the Pro Tour San Juan MTGO Live Series Championship Semi-Finals. 1st place receives 4 Rise of the Eldrazi digital boosters, 2nd place receives 3 Rise of the Eldrazi digital boosters, 3rd and 4th places each receive 2 Rise of the Eldrazi digital boosters.
2:00 PM $25 "Generic" Grand Prix Trial – Rise of the Eldrazi Sealed Deck
6 Rise of the Eldrazi boosters per player
Winner(s) each receive a 3-round bye at any future Grand Prix prior to June 1, 2011 and 36 Rise of the Eldrazi Boosters.
4:00 PM $15 Legacy Constructed
1st place receives 10 Revised Dual Lands (1 of each), 2nd place receives 10 Ravnica foil "shock lands" (1 of each)
6:00 PM $36/team Super Friday Night Magic – Two-Headed Giant Rise of the Eldrazi Sealed Deck
8 Rise of the Eldrazi boosters per team
Swiss tournament (4 rounds)
Participation Prize – All players each receive 1 May 2010 FNM promo card.
Prizes are based solely on points after 4 Swiss rounds, FNM card choices are limited to one choice of each type available (no duplicates)
12pts each team member receives 4 FNM promo cards & 4 Rise of the Eldrazi Boosters, plus 1 entry into any Public Event at Pro Tour San Juan.
9-11pts each team member receives 2 FNM promo cards & 2 Rise of the Eldrazi Boosters.
6-8pts each team member receives 1 FNM promo card & 1 Rise of the Eldrazi Booster.

Saturday, May 29

Time Cost Description
10:00 AM $25 Pro Tour Qualifier – Pro Tour Amsterdam 2010 – Standard Constructed
Swiss tournament with cut to top-8 single-elimination
Players already qualified for Pro Tour Amsterdam 2010 may not participate.
1st place qualifies for Pro Tour Amsterdam 2010 and receives Airfare to Pro Tour Amstrerdam 2010. *
10:00 AM $25 MTGO Live Series Qualifiers – Rise of the Eldrazi Booster Draft
4 tournaments. 8 players per tournament. Single-elimination.
3 Rise of the Eldrazi boosters per player
Players already qualified for the Pro Tour San Juan MTGO Live Series Championship Semi-Finals may not participate.
From each tournament, 1st and 2nd place qualify for the Pro Tour San Juan MTGO Live Series Championship Semi-Finals. 1st place receives 4 Rise of the Eldrazi digital boosters, 2nd place receives 3 Rise of the Eldrazi digital boosters, 3rd and 4th places each receive 2 Rise of the Eldrazi digital boosters.
12:00 PM $25 Rise of the Eldrazi Sealed Deck
6 Rise of the Eldrazi boosters per player
1st place receives an English-language foil set of each of the following sets: Zendikar, Worldwake, and Rise of the Eldrazi, 2nd place receives an English-language regular set of Rise of the Eldrazi, 3rd and 4th places each receive an English-language regular set of Worldwake.
2:00 PM $15 Standard Constructed
1st place receives a 64gb iPad (assuming availability), 2nd place receives a 64gb iPod Touch, 3rd and 4th places each receive a 16gb iPod Nano.
2:00 PM Invitation Only
MTGO Live Series Semi-Final – Rise of the Eldrazi Booster Draft
4 tournaments. 8 players per tournament. Single-elimination.
3 Rise of the Eldrazi boosters per player
From each tournament, 1st and 2nd place qualify for the Pro Tour San Juan MTGO Live Series Championship Finals. Players that do not advance to the Finals receive 9 Rise of the Eldrazi digital boosters.
3:00 PM $36/Team Two-Headed Giant Sealed Deck – Rise of the Eldrazi Sealed Deck
8 Rise of the Eldrazi boosters per team
1st place team members each receive an xBox 360 Elite Gaming System, 2nd place team members each receive a digital camera.
4:00 PM $15 "Generic" Grand Prix Trial – Legacy Constructed
Winner(s) each receive a 3-round bye at any future Grand Prix prior to June 1, 2011.1st place receives 10 Revised Dual Lands (1 of each), 2nd place receives 10 Ravnica foil "shock lands" (1 of each).
6:00 PM $25 Grand Melee – Rise of the Eldrazi Sealed Deck
6 Rise of the Eldrazi boosters per player
Players are seated randomly then play a Grand Melee battle.
Players win 1 Rise of the Eldrazi booster for each player he or she eliminates.
1st place receives a foil set of Rise of the Eldrazi, 2nd place receives a foil, uncut sheet of Rise of the Eldrazi, 3rd place receives a From The Vault: Exiled Box Set.
6:00 PM Invitation Only
MTGO Live Series Final – Rise of the Eldrazi Booster Draft
Single-elimination.
3 Rise of the Eldrazi boosters per player
1st place receives $2000 USD, 2nd place receives $1000 USD, 3rd and 4th each receive $500 USD and 36 Rise of the Eldrazi digital boosters, 5th through 8th place each receive $250 USD and 16 Rise of the Eldrazi digital boosters.
Following Pro Tour None Multiplayer Massive Magic!
All event attendees are invited to attend this special audience-participation event. Three audience members will be selected to play a special giant-card, multiplayer format game along with Wizards of the Coast R&D members.

Sunday, May 30

Time Cost Description
9:00 AM $35 $3,000 USD Draft Challenge– Rise of the Eldrazi Booster Draft
Limited to 128 players.
3 Rise of the Eldrazi boosters per player (per draft).
Swiss Booster Draft tournament with cut to top-8 single-elimination Booster Draft.
2 Booster Drafts will be run during the Swiss rounds.
1st place receives $1500 USD, 2nd place receives $800 USD, 3rd and 4th each receive $350 USD.
Note: This is a 32K event.
10:00 AM Invitation Only WPN Championship – San Juan – Standard Constructed
Swiss tournament with cut to top-8 single-elimination
For complete information on how to qualify and prizes, please visit the WPN Championship – San Juan Fact Sheet
Note: This is a 32K event.
10:00 AM
through
3:00 PM
None New Account MTGO Booster Drafts - Rise of the Eldrazi Booster Draft
Limited to new accounts created at Pro Tour San Juan (1 tournament per player.)
Single-elimination.
3 Rise of the Eldrazi boosters per player
1st place receives 4 Rise of the Eldrazi digital boosters, 2nd place receives 3 Rise of the Eldrazi digital boosters, 3rd and 4th places each receive 2 Rise of the Eldrazi digital boosters.
Note: Registration for these events will end at 3:00 PM.
11:00 AM $25 Rise of the Eldrazi Sealed Deck
6 Rise of the Eldrazi boosters per player
1st place receives a foil set and foil, uncut sheet of Rise of the Eldrazi, 2nd place receives a foil set and foil, uncut sheet of Worldwake.
1:00 PM $15 Standard Constructed
1st place receives a 16gb iPad (assuming availability), 2nd place receives an 8gb iPod Touch, 3rd and 4th places each receive a 4gb iPod Shuffle.
3:00 PM $25 Rise of the Eldrazi Sealed Deck
6 Rise of the Eldrazi boosters per player
1st place receives choice of 2 selected pieces of Power 9, 2nd place receives the other.

* Travel:

The players eligible to receive a travel award will receive instructions from Wizards of the Coast on 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 applicable Pro Tour or World Championship or event, 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), current contact information (http://webapp.wizards.com/dcimember/), 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 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 applicable Pro Tour or World Championship 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.

** Hotel:

The hotel room award shall consist of one (1) single-occupancy standard hotel room at a hotel chosen by Wizards of the Coast or its designate for four (4) nights. Additional days may be booked at member's sole expense.

Booking will include paid room and room tax only. All other expenses, including without limitation meals, gratuities, ground transportation, and itinerary change fees, are the member's responsibility. The member must occupy room on the dates designated by Wizards, or the award will be forfeited. Specific dates and arrangements are subject to availability.

All taxes are the responsibility of the members, and members acknowledge Wizards' recommendation that they consult a tax advisor in their jurisdictions for questions regarding their tax liabilities.

Players under the age of eighteen (18) at the time of the applicable Pro Tour or World Championship 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.

All awards:

Players must attend, compete (though not necessarily on the same team), and be listed as finishing in the applicable tournament for which he or she received the award. Failure to comply with these requirements will result in forfeiture of the award.

All taxes are the responsibility of the members, and members acknowledge Wizards' recommendation that they consult a tax advisor in their jurisdictions for questions regarding their tax liabilities.

Awards are subject to change without notice.

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