Hello Magic Players! We're finally doing it! Battlegrounds Gaming is hosting a premium Magic standard tournament with significant prizes. Since the Preliminary Pro-Tour Qualifier system ended, there has been fewer big-ticket events in the area. We hope to add to the offerings Saturday, March 2nd, 2019. If things go well, we'll make this a regular monthly event. Perhaps even alternate Modern and Standard. Great prizes are up for grabs and when attendance hits 33 players the prize pool increases to $1,000 (please see below) If you need some singles for your deck, place your orders on our website. Order pick up and payments are done in store only. Registration can be done in store or online (click the button below) . Please don't forget to provide your DCI number when you checkout. Thanks for your support March 2, 2019 Format: Standard (swiss rounds with a top 8 playoff) Entry: $30 (no store credit for entry) Time: Doors open at 10am, tournament begins at 11am GUARANTEED PRIZES: Up to 32 players: 1st: $200 store credit 2nd: $100 store credit 3rd: $50 store credit 4th: $50 store credit 5-8: $30 store credit At 33+ entrants, prizes increase to: 1st: $360 store credit 2nd: $200 store credit 3/4: $100 store credit 5-8: $60 store credit This event is capped at 44 players. Deck lists are required. Registration is open.
January 19, 5pm Update: Saturday 6pm - Gruul is sold out. Sunday 2HG @ 1pm - Registration suspended until weather forecast becomes clear - follow FB and Twitter for updates.
The newest edition of Magic the Gathering features the other 5 guilds from Ravnica! This set's spoilers have already begun and pre-releases are just around the corner. With a release date of January 25, 2019 Ravnica Allegiance is going to have a huge impact on events through the winter. Here is what Battlegrounds Gaming will be offering in the coming weeks!
PRE-RELEASES (January 19-20)We have 4 events over the weekend of January 19 and January 20. Each tournament costs $30 and includes 5 booster packs of Ravnica Allegiance, 1 guild-specific pack and a special date-stamped foil promo rare or mythic. The events run 4 rounds with the following prize payouts:
- 4-0 get 10 booster packs
- 3-0-1 get 7 booster packs
- 3-1 get 4 booster packs
- 2 wins gets 1 pack
RELEASE DAY DRAFT (January 25)Ravnica Allegiance releases Friday, January 25 and Battlegrounds Gaming will celebrate with an FNM Booster Draft at 7pm. Entry is $15 + tax and will run for 3 rounds. All players with a 3-0 record will get 6 boosters of the new set and an FNM Promo. Player who finish 2-1 will get 2 booster packs. In addition, extra FNM Promo cards will be distributed randomly during the draft.
DRAFT WEEKEND (January 26)If the release day draft wasn't enough for you, we'll do it again. Saturday at 2pm. Entry is $15 plus tax with the same pack prizes as the release day draft (no FNM promos though).
PRE-ORDERSPre-order booster boxes of Ravnica Allegiance and pick them up during pre-release weekend! Each box purchased will receive the foil Buy-A-Box Promo card of The Haunt of Hightower - not available in booster packs. Order now and get your boxes January 19 and 20. Click here. Any other purchases will be available on release date of January 25, 2019. Pre-release offer and pre-orders expire January 18, 2019
UPDATE (Nov 8, 2018): I've lowered the price to $280 per box for the first 8 boxes sold. Then $295 per box for boxes after. If you ordered already, please reply to the email I sent regarding your refund. Battlegrounds Gaming is now taking pre-ordres for Magic Ultimate Masters. These sealed boosters boxes come with 24 packs and a "box topper pack" which contains 1 foil card. These booster boxes are available to "Local Game Stores" only and will not be available at big retail locations such as (Wal-Mart). I have a limited supply available for pre-order. The first 8 boxes will have a price of $280 per box. The next 8 boxes will have a price of $295 per box. Release date for this premier product is December 7, 2018. Please reserve your boxes here: https://squareup.com/store/battlegroundsgamingct
Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifiers (PPTQs) are the first step for players on their path to the Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour. By winning a Preliminary PTQ, you will qualify for that season’s Regional Pro Tour Qualifier (RPTQ). Attendance capped at 48 players - best to register online (link below). Include DCI number in 'Note to Merchant' during checkout. Format: STANDARD - REL competitive Deck list required. Swiss rounds based on attendance with Top 8 playoff Registration: 10 am - 10:50 am Player Meeting: 11 am Entry: $25.00 Prizes for up to 32 players: 1st place: $140 + invite to RPTQ 2nd place: $70 3rd 4th: $35 each 5th-8th: $15 each Prizes for 33+ 1st place: $160 + invite to RPTQ 2nd: $80 3rd & 4th: $40 each 5th-8th: $20 each ** Record matches 8th place but did not make top 8 = 3 M19 booster packs. sign up online at: https://squareup.com/store/battlegroundsgamingct Please type your DCI# in the "Note to merchant" when signing out.