Ravnica Allegiance Pre-releases and Pre-Orders

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

So come play in one of our events and sign up online here to reserve a spot.
Fri/Sat January 18/19 at Midnight
Saturday January 19 at Noon
Saturday January 19 at 6pm
Sunday January 20 at 1pm – Format is Two-Headed Giant
Sign up online at https://squareup.com/store/battlegroundsgamingct


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-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


Holiday Hours

Please note our hours during the holidays:

Dec 23 – 11am to 6pm.

Dec 24 – 11am to 4pm.

Dec 25 – closed

Dec 30 – 11am to 6pm

Dec 31 – 11am to 6pm

Jan 1 – Noon – TBD (closing time will be announced shortly)

Have a great holiday season!

About Battlegrounds

January 13, 2016 is the start of a new era for Battlegrounds Gaming! Our new location at 362 Main Avenue, Norwalk CT will open with more space and more parking!  This larger space will allow us to run more events concurrently.  Keep an eye on our event calendar for more information.  Also follow us on Twitter and our Facebook page.

July 8th, 2011 marked a new day for gaming in Fairfield County as Battlegrounds Gaming opened it’s doors for the first time. We are looking to provide a place for fans of all genres of games to get together to share their favorite hobby. We have tables available for trading card games, board games, Warhammer & 40k, and role-playing games. For the Magic the Gathering player, we will have weekly tournaments for standard and booster drafts!
Come to Norwalk, Connecticut and check us out! Easy to get to from I-95 or the Merritt Parkway (Route 15).
Feel free to email us with questions, comments, suggestions, criticisms or praise. Look for us on Facebook by clicking the logo to the right.

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