Sealed RIX PPTQ – Feb 3, 2018

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).

Format: SEALED RIVALS OF IXALAN – REL competitive
Swiss rounds based on attendance with cut to top 8 booster draft
Registration: 10 am
Deckbuiling: 11 am
Entry: $40.00

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 RIX booster packs.

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Rivals of Ixalan Prerelease and Pre-orders

Participate in any of our FOUR prerelease events January 13-14, 2018:

  • Midnight – Friday night into Saturday
  • Noon – Saturday
  • 6pm – Saturday
  • 2HG – Sunday at 1pm

Registration closes 10 minutes before the event.
Arrive early so we can start on time!

Entrance fee is $30 and includes a prerelease kit which contains:

  • 4 Rivals of Ixalan booster packs
  • 2 Ixalan booster packs
  • Randomized date-stamped premium promo card
  • Spindown life counter

Each event will run 4 rounds with Rivas of Ixalan booster packs as prize payouts.  Players who achieve a 4-0 record receive 10 booster packs, 3-0-1 get 7 boosters, 3-1 get 4 boosters. Any player with 2 wins gets 1 booster pack.

Sign up in store or online to reserve a seat!

 RIVALS OF IXALAN Preorders!
Release date is January 19, 2018
  • Booster Box: $100
  • Bundle (Fat Pack): $35
  • Combo – 1 booster box + 1 bundle: $130

Those of you who purchase a Booster Box or Combo will also receive the Buy-A-Box foil

Pay in store or online here.

Dec 30 Magic Store Championship

Magic Store Championship replaces Game Day.
Battlegrounds Gaming will run an Ixalan Sealed event on December 30, 2017 for only $25.
Open at 11am.  Deckbuilding starts at noon.
Format will be 4-5 rounds of swiss with a top-8 booster draft.

First place will get this playmat with a map of the Ixalan Plane.

First place will get this playmat with a map of the Ixalan Plane.

Each player who makes the top 8 will receive an exclusive deck box.

Members of the top 8 will receive an exclusive deck box.

Every player will receive a full-art foil promo card!

Every player will receive a full-art foil promo card!

Magic Unstable

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It’s been 13 years since the last “UN-set” was released for Magic the Gathering.  Wizards of the Coast is doing it again with UNstable.

Unstable contains “216-ish” cards (5 basic land, 74 common, 75 uncommon, 51 rare, and 11 mythic rare) and 20 foil tokens, and includes randomly inserted foil versions of all cards.

Release date: December 8, 2017
Be sure to join our Friday Night Magic booster draft at 7pm!
On-Demand drafts December 9!  Each player Saturday will get a foil Earl of Squirrel card for particpating.
indexPre-order booster boxes here until Dec 4, 2017.