A Magic: The Gathering, Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier for Pro Tour Ravnica Allegiance will be held at Double Dane Games on Saturday, September 15th at the Central Square Mall in Grand Rapids Mn. The winner of this event earns an invite to a Regional PTQ. Top finishers at the Regional PTQ earn a berth on the Pro Tour.
The format for this event will be Modern. The tournament structure will be a modified Swiss-style, with top players after the Swiss rounds playing in a single-elimination playoff. Swiss rounds will be each of 50 minutes in length. The top players after the final Swiss round will advance to the single-elimination playoff. The number of players that advanced to the playoff is based on the number of players in the event. There is no time limit in the playoff matches.
Entry Fee is $25 – Registration ends at 12:45pm – Event will begin at 1pm.
Deck lists will be required:
1st Place: Winner will receive an invitation to compete in one of the Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers tied to Pro Tour Ravnica Allegiance and one of the following:
- 24 Booster Packs
- 12 Standard Booster Packs, a Playmat, a Deck Box Tower, a pack of premium sleeves (Eclipse, Dragon Shields, or Art Sleeves), an Ultra Pro Life Pad, and an MTG Abacus Life Counter.
2nd Place: The 2nd place winner can chose from the following:
- 12 Booster Packs
- 6 Standard Booster Packs, a pack of premium sleeves (Eclipse, Dragon Shields, or Art Sleeves), and an MTG Abacus Life Counter.
3rd/4th Place: The 3rd and 4th place winners can chose from the following:
- 6 Booster Packs
- 3 Standard Booster Packs, a pack of premium sleeves (Eclipse, Dragon Shields, or Art Sleeves), and an Ultra Pro Life Pad.
5th – 8th Place: The 5th-8th Place winners will each receive 6 Standard Booster Packs.
All other players will receive a Standard Booster Pack for participating.
All players are eligible to play in a Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier for Pro Tour Ravnica Allegiance except the following:
• Players that are already qualified for Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers for Pro Tour Ravnica Allegiance.
• Players that are already qualified for Pro Tour Ravnica Allegiance.
• From July 21, 2018 through September 16, 2018, players with 10 or more Pro Points in the 2017-2018 Professional Points may not participate in Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifiers. These players will have Bronze-level or higher in the Pro Tour Pro Club on the dates of the Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers for Pro Tour Ravnica Allegiance.
In Modern players construct a deck containing a minimum of sixty cards from Eighth Edition forward with the exception of cards on the banned list. The player must be able to shuffle the deck unassisted. A sideboard of up to 15 cards can also be used. Excepting basic lands and some other cards designated as an exception to this rule, players may have no more than four of any given card in their combined deck and sideboard.
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