Winter Season Signup
The Winter StarCityGames.com Invitational Qualifier (IQ) Season runs from Jan 1st – Mar 31st. Remember: qualifications are valid for any one of the next four Invitationals, giving your players four chances to make it to any StarCityGames.com Invitational happening all across the country. For example, if you win an IQ in February, your qualification is redeemable for any Invitational in 2014.
StarCityGames.com has a whole new way to reward you for the work you do supporting your community. Starting in January you can earn bonus points redeemable for perks and free events! Visit our Organizer Rewards page for more information!
New Playmat & Top 8 Pins!
For the Winter Season, your Invitational Qualifier Event Kit and Swag Packs will contain playmats featuring new, exclusive art from Kristen Plescow! Winter Season Top 8 pins will also feature this unique artwork! These new playmats and pins are only available through the Invitational Qualifier Program and only during the Winter Season!
Limited Edition Penguin Pin!
Exclusively available during the winter season, this beautifully-detailed high-quality collectable pin is available nowhere else!
Use this incredibly unique prize to entice players to participate in your events! Only a limited quantity have been produced, so get yours with each Swag Pack or TWO with a Premium Swag Pack while supplies last!
Every event held in the Winter Season will receive a free set of StarCityGames.com Organized Play tokens.1 Each token pack contains 7 pieces with art from Kristen Plescow and Svetlin Velinov. Additional sets can be acquired in Swag Packs and Premium Swag Packs!
Swag Packs are promotional items that can be used as additional prizes or as free gifts for your players. Our newest edition, the Premium Plus Swag Pack, comes with everything currently offered in the Premium Swag Packs, along with 8 randomly assorted out-of-print Invitational Qualifier and Open Trial playmats from previous seasons. For less than the cost of three entry fees, you can add playmats for your top 16 players, not to mention the other great items that are included. Pick yours up today!
|Swag Pack||Premium||Premium Plus|
|Limited Edition Penguin Pin1||1||2||2|
|Organized Play Token Pack1||1||2||2|
|20 x 6-sided IQ dice|
|4 x IQ Dice Bags|
|25 x Lifepads|
|Free SCG Premium2||2.5 Years||3 Years||3 Years|
|4 x IQ Playmats|
|2 x IQ Cinch Bags|
|8 Assorted Out-of-Print Playmats|
1 While supplies last, only available for Winter 2014 events.
2 All Swag Packs include 6 x 1 Month Vouchers, 2 x 3 Month Vouchers, 1 x 6 Month Vouchers and 1 x 1 Year Voucher. Premium Swag Packs include an additional 6 x 1 Month Vouchers.
If you have any questions about running an IQ, please see our FAQ.
|Guaranteed Attendance||25+ Players||60+ Players||100+ Players|
Event Team Support
|Set of IQ Top 8 Pins|
|Blue Envelope containing
(supports 100 players)
(supports 200 players)
(supports 300 players)
|Event Locator Listing||
(Select & Premium)
|Bimonthly Direct Regional Email Blast|
|IQ Calendar Listing|
|Featured on SCGLive|
|Front Page Link
|2 weeks||2 weeks||4 weeks|
|Geotargeted Advertising in all SCG Orders!|
|Banner Ad on StarCityGames.com|
|Pre-Event Social media Pushes|
|Open Series Points||23||39||56|
|Judge Reward Points||1||2 for Head Judge*||3 for Head Judge*|
|Certified Judge(s)||1 (L1 or Higher)||2 Levels||L2+ Head Judge|
Minimum Prize Structure
All Players who Top 8 an IQ will also receive a T8 Pin.
Top 4 players will receive exclusive playmat.
All Players who Top 8 a Super IQ will also receive a T8 Pin and Top 8 Playmat.
Top 8 all receive a SCG IQ Top 8 Pin and Top 16 all receive a SCG Exclusive Playmat.
* Additional Judges working the event will receive 1 Reward Point.
** Tournament Organizers are required to submit a winner photo, Top 8 decklists, and DCI Reporter or Wizard Event Reporter event files in Organizer Tools.