Grand Prix–Minneapolis 2009 Trials


Grand Prix Minneapolis Trials

Entry Fee
Entry fee varies from location to location. Check with local organizer for specific information.

Format

  • Swiss Rounds: Sealed Deck, Top 8: Booster Draft
  • Sealed Deck Product: 6 Zendikar™ boosters per player
  • Booster Draft Product: 3 Zendikar™ booster packs per player
  • Deck lists are required
  • If product is not stamped or pre-registered, deck registration and deck swap will be performed for the Swiss Sealed Deck.

Tournament Length

  • Swiss rounds - 50 minutes per round
  • Number of Swiss rounds based on attendance according to the following chart:
    AttendanceSwiss rounds
    8Single Elim.
    9 - 164
    17 - 325
    33 - 646
    65 - 1287
    129 - 2268
    227 - 4099
    410 or higher10

Advancement

  • All players may participate in all Swiss rounds.
  • The top 8 players after the final Swiss round will advance to the top 8 single-elimination finals.

Top 8

  • Top 8 matches will be best 2 of 3
  • Top 8 matches will have no time limit.
  • The Top 8 players will be seated randomly at the draft table immediately prior to drafting.
  • The Top 8 bracket will be determined using this random seating.
  • Where necessary, the standings after the Swiss rounds will still be used to determine final order in the standings.

Notes

  • 24K, Competitive
  • All Universal Tournament Rules and Magic: the Gathering Floor Rules are in effect for this event unless specifically overruled by information in this Format Document.
  • Players must bring pen, paper, card sleeves and appropriate counters.

Prizes

  • At least 1 third-round bye at Grand Prix–Minneapolis is offered at each Trial.
  • Product prizes to be determined by the organizer.

Registration Information

  • Players who want more specific local tournament or registration information should call their local contact phone number.
  • Players who have general questions about the Magic: The Gathering® trading card game, Wizards of the Coast LLC, the Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour, DCI players' organization, Qualifier tournaments, the Magic® World Championships, National Championships, or Regionals should call Wizards of the Coast at (800) 324-6496, or send email to custserv@wizards.com.

State/Province City Event Date MInv Location Address Contact Phone URL
Iowa Des Moines 10/17/2009 1 Hy-Vee Hall 730 Third Street 847-998-9816 Website
Wisconsin Madison 10/17/2009 1 Misty Mountain 4672 Cottage Grove Rd 608-441-0312 Website
Nebraska Omaha 10/24/2009 1 Krypton Comics 2819 S 125th Ave, Millard 402-434-5040 Website
Wisconsin Milwaukee 10/24/2009 1 Tommy Thompson Youth Center (WI State Fair Park) 640 S 84th Street, West Allis 414-961-9100 Website
Kansas Olathe 10/24/2009 1 31st Century Games 2113 151st Street 913-397-7706 Website
Missouri St. Louis 10/24/2009 1 Ogre’s Games 4511 S. Kingshighway 314-580-1452 Website
Minnesota Burnsville 10/24/2009 1 Misty Mountain 2113 W Burnsville Pkwy 952-895-1989 Website
Missouri St. Louis 10/25/2009 1 The Fantasy Shop 2426 W. Clay, St Charles 847-998-9816 Website
Florida Tampa 10/25/2009 1 Manatee Convention Center 1 Haben Blvd, Palmetto 352-404-9500 Website
Manitoba Winnipeg 10/31/2009 1 Winnipeg Convention Center 375 York Ave 204-452-3121 Website
Wisconsin Eau Claire 10/31/2009 1 Fountain of Youth Games 216 Water Street 715-215-0467 Website
Michigan Detroit 10/31/2009 1 Pandemonium 1858 Middlebelt Road, Garden City 877-913-8881 Website
Minnesota Cambridge 11/1/2009 1 The Gamers Den 140 N Buchanan, Ste 142 763-689-5370 Website
Illinois Chicago 11/7/2009 1 Pastimes 8351 W Golf Road, Niles 847-470-9636 Website
Nebraska Lincoln 11/7/2009 1 Hobby Town USA 3120 Pinelake Rd Ste N 402-434-5040 Website
Minnesota Minneapolis 11/7/2009 1 Monster Den Games 1815 East 41st Street 612-724-4543 Website
Illinois Bloomington 11/7/2009 1 Gryfalia's Aerie 413 N Main Street 309-828-9196 Website
Indiana South Bend 11/7/2009 1 Fantasy Games 52025 State Road 933 574-277-1133 Website
Wisconsin Green Bay 11/7/2009 1 Gnome Games, East Town Mall 2350 East Mason St, Suite 28A 920-965-1380 Website
North Dakota Fargo 11/7/2009 1 Paradox Comics-N-Cards 26 Roberts St 701-239-9505 Website
Michigan Ypsilanti 11/7/2009 1 Fun 4 All 2742 Washtenaw Rd 734-434-7440 Website
Kansas Kansas City 11/7/2009 1 Win More Games 12108 W 87th St Pkwy, Overland Park 913-208-6695 Website
South Dakota Sioux Falls 11/7/2009 1 Dragon’s Den 2517 S Shirley Ave 952-895-1989 Website
Minnesota Coon Rapids 11/8/2009 1 Outpost 2000 & Beyond 502 Northdale Blvd NW 763-585-1049 Website
Manitoba Winnipeg 11/8/2009 1 Galaxy Comics & Collectibles 200-1109 Henderson Hwy 204-338-5216 Website

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