SCG Tour® Events
Four rounds of Standard
Four rounds of Modern
15+ Points or
tied for Top 96 advance
Four rounds of Standard
Four rounds of Modern
Cut to Top 8
Invitational Top 8 - Standard
Best of five, first two games unsideboarded
Invitational winners also receive all of the following:
Coverage Begins at 11:30 AM ET
Join Cedric Phillips, Patrick Sullivan, Matthias Hunt & Ryan Overturf as they bring you all the exciting action on the SCG Tour!
List of Qualified Players
Saturday 10am — Day One — 9 rounds
21+ Points or tied for 64th advance
Sunday 10am — Day Two — 6 rounds
Cut to single-elimination Top 8
Entry: $50 Register Today 1
Note: Maximum Main Event Seating Capacity for this event is 1300 players.
All Season Two Standard Open participants will receive the latest StarCityGames.com® exclusive playmat—Sigarda, Heron's Grace!
Entry: $40 Register Today 1
Entry: $40 Register Today 1
All Season Two Modern Classic participants will receive the latest StarCityGames.com® exclusive playmat—Ghost Quarter!
All Season Two Legacy Classic participants will receive the latest StarCityGames.com® exclusive playmat—Thalia, Guardian of Thraben!
EXCLUSIVE INVITATIONAL TOKEN!
All Open and Classic participants will receive a limited edition Invitational Champion token, featuring the likeness of the most recent Invitational Champion, while supplies last.
1 Online Registration closes at 11:59 pm on Friday. On-site Registration closes ten minutes prior to start time.
Late registration accepted during Round 1 and closes as soon as Round 2 is paired. Late Registrants receive no match points for Round 1.
SCG Points & Planeswalker Point Multipliers
The SCG Tour® consists of four event types—Invitationals, Opens, Classics, and Regional Championships, and they are the only events at which players can earn SCG Points. Each of those four event types will also be WPN Premium Events and carry a 4x Planeswalker Point multiplier.
All SCG Tour® Invitationals, Opens, and Classics require decklists! Fill yours out on-site or use our convenient online form to type it up and print it out!
Thanks to our Show Up & Play Registration system, main event participants no longer need to stand in a lengthy line to check-in and receive their Registration Rewards. Registration Reward vouchers are instead distributed during Saturday morning’s Player Meeting and can be exchanged at the Customer Service station for your Registration Reward items at your convenience.
Super Game Night
Players receive an Exclusive Game Night Pin just for entering
Each round, every match will receive 30 Prize Wall tickets and a Game Night Token. The winner of the match receives 20 Prize Wall tickets and the token, and the other player receives 10 Prize Wall tickets.
Side Event Prizes
Infinite Challenge Package
Play in as many Challenge side events as you like over the course of the weekend for one low price! Each Infinite Challenge Registration Package will include entry into all Challenge side events on those days, entry into one of Sunday’s Classics and all Registration Reward items included with entry into any of those events.
Earn StarCityGames.com® Prize Wall tickets in Classics and side events then redeem them at the Prize Wall for awesome prizes including booster packs, playmats, SCG gift cards and more!
Bryon Wackwitz shaped the early look of Magic with illustrations in Legends, Fallen Empires, and Ice Age block. His notable cards include legendary creature Angus Mackenzie, the first printings of Brushland and Force Spike, and Infect's key legendary land Pendelhaven. Visit Bryon Wackwitz's webpage or view all of his cards.
Thomas Baxa has contributed more than 100 illustrations to Magic: The Gathering, some of them among the game's most gruesome images. His cards include Blightning (Shards of Alara), Duplicant, Filth, Maelstrom Wanderer, Oversold Cemetery, Relentless Rats, and Wirewood Symbiote. Visit Thomas Baxa's webpage or view all of his cards.
Magic artist Raoul Vitale has more than two dozen illustrations to his credit. Among his notable cards are Nature's Claim (Conspiracy), a cycle of five basic lands from Theros, and the ten-card Cluestone cycle from Dragon's Maze. Visit Raoul Vitale's webpage or view all of his cards.
Eric Claar gained fame for his minimalist "blueprint" and "puzzle" alterations as well as full-art pieces. See examples of his work on his Facebook and DeviantArt pages. Request a commission via Facebook or e-mail email@example.com!
Lindsay Burley creates unique 3D cards and tokens, painted alterations, and custom playmats! Visit her Facebook page and her online store! Arrange a special commission before the event by e-mailing 3Dalters@gmail.com.
Commemorate your weekend by having your picture taken with cosplayer Jaclyn Foglia! Known for her Chandra, Flamecaller and Nissa, Voice of Zendikar costumes, Jaclyn will be available for pictures the first two hours of each morning, then painting and selling her custom card alterations the rest of the day. Visit her website and her Facebook page to see her work and e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to request a commission!
Kristen Plescow has created freelance illustrations for Privateer Press, Catalyst Games, and numerous private clients. As an in-house artist for StarCityGames.com, she creates Invitational winner portraits like the Tom Ross Poison counter and Jacob Wilson's Monk token, plus Exclusive Invitational Qualifier prizes. Check out Kristen's work on Tumblr!
Andrea Radeck's illustration clients include Paizo (Pathfinder), Fantasy Flight Games, Shadowrun, and major sci-fi/fantasy magazines. As an in-house artist for StarCityGames.com, she makes SCG Creature Collection and Open playmat designs such as Tasipurr, the Golden Paw and Kitchen Lynx. Check out Andrea's work on Tumblr!
LOCATION & TRAVEL INFO
Greater Columbus Convention Center
400 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
For our location in the venue itself, please refer to the following map:
FREE On-Site Delivery!
Place a StarCityGames.com website order before 12 noon (ET) on Wednesday, April 13th, choose "Event Delivery: Columbus" during the checkout process, and pick your order up at the StarCityGames.com® sales booth any time before the Open's Swiss rounds end on Sunday.
Please note that you must present a photo ID to claim you order.
Questions about this process? Contact StarCityGames.com Customer Service and we’ll be happy to help.
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event.
Please note that failure to obey these rules may result in all involved parties being both removed from the event without refund, and banned from attending future events.
Judges interested in working at this event, including candidates interested in testing, should submit an application through magicjudges.org. Judges who are on staff for StarCityGames.com® events qualify for our Judge Rewards Program.
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