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1  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / 02/02/13 - 02/03/13 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: Atlanta on: January 13, 2013, 02:44:55 pm
Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Open Series – Atlanta!  Here you will have the chance to win over $20,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2013 StarCityGames.com Invitational over the course of two fun-filled days of Magic.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Open Series, including the 2013 schedule, click here!

Live Coverage from SCGLive ALL WEEKEND!
Can't make it to the event? Follow complete written coverage and live broadcasting with Cedric Phillips & Patrick Sullivan courtesy of the professionals at SCGLive! Visit SCGLive for more information!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
Gwinnett Convention Center
Hall B
6400 Sugarloaf Parkway
Duluth, GA 30097

HOTEL
Hampton Inn - Sugarloaf
6010 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
678.407.0018

Distance from venue: 0.8 miles, complimentary shuttle service to Gwinnett Center

Free parking
Free hot breakfast

Rate: $85/ night

Use the following link:
http://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/groups/personalized/A/ATLDMHX-SCG-20130201/index.jhtml

Rate guaranteed until January 18, 2013

SPECIAL GUESTS[/B]
Eric Claar (Indianapolis, IN)
Eric Claar brings his unique style of alters to the StarCityGames.com Open Series. Know for his minimalist 'blueprint' style as well as full art pieces, you can check out his work on facebook (www.facebook.com/claarbar) and Deviant Art. (claarbar.deviantart.com/) For commissions, you can contact him through facebook or e-mail cbalters@gmail.com.

Ron Faris of Black Wing Studio (Daytona Beach, FL)
Ron Faris will be painting custom card alterations at the event!  Check out his unique alters by following him on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/BlackWingAlters or his blog at http://blackwingstudio.blogspot.com/  and as always, you can e-mail him at blackwingalters@yahoo.com for commission information!

Chris King (Jacksonville, FL)
You can see examples of Chris King's alters and place custom orders at his  http://magicalteredartcards.webs.com/apps/photos/.

REGISTRATION
Registration begins at 8 AM, and ends ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. All event registration is cash only. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – For more Information, see the StarCityGames.com 2013 Open Series Detailed Schedule of Events

Saturday, 02/02 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)
10:00 AM - Standard Open - $40
3:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
5:00 PM - Legacy Challenge - $10/$5 - 4 Round Side Event

Sunday, 02/03 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)[/b]
10:00 AM – Legacy Open - $40
12:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
3:00 PM – Draft Challenge - $20 – 3 Round Side Event

SIDE EVENTS – 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM Both Days
Single elimination booster drafts - $10
Single elimination constructed tournaments (Standard, Modern, Legacy) – $15
Four Player Commander Chaos Games - $5

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application at http://apps.magicjudges.org/events/88.

Judge certification for level one (L1) and advancement to level two (L2) is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com at least two weeks prior to the event.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Classic Series
* Win a Draft Open
* Gain 15 Open Points
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Invitational Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

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.

DIRECTIONS
In the Venue you can find us using this map:


For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.
2  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / 01/19/13 - StarCityGames.com Classic Series: Virginia Beach on: December 26, 2012, 01:45:36 pm
Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Classic Series – Virginia Beach! Here you will have the chance to win $5,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2013 StarCityGames.com Invitational.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Classic Series, click here!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
Hampton Roads Convention Center
Exhibit Hall A
1610 Coliseum Drive
Hampton, VA 23666

HOTEL
As we get closer to the event date, we will be adding special hotel deals to this section. Stay tuned.

SPECIAL GUESTS[/B]
Chris King (Jacksonville, FL)
You can see examples of Chris King's alters and place custom orders at his http://magicalteredartcards.webs.com/apps/photos/.

REGISTRATION
Registration begins at 8 AM, and ends ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. All event registration is cash only. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

StarCityGames.com Classic
Start Time: 10 AM (Registration begins at 8 AM)
Entry Fee: $30 (cash)
Format: Standard
Structure: Modified Swiss with a cut to the single-elimination Top 8.
REL: Competitive
Prizes:
1st: 10 Open Points, $1,200 (or $1,500 in StarCityGames.com online store credit) & the StarCityGames.com Classic Series Trophy!
2nd: 8 Open Points, plus $600 (or $750 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
3rd-4th: 6 Open Points, plus $400 (or $500 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
5th-8th: 4 Open Points, plus $200 (or $250 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
9th-16th: 3 Open Points, plus $100 (or $125 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
17th-32nd: 2 Open Points, plus $50 (or $62.50 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
33rd+: 1 Open Point

Two-Headed Giant Sealed
Start Time: Registration at 1 PM, Deck Construction at 2 PM
Entry Fee: $30 per team
Format: Current format 2HG Sealed (8 packs per team – build two 40-card minimum decks)
Structure: 4 rounds of Swiss
Prizes:
4-0: 8 Booster Packs per Team
3-0-1: 6 Booster Packs per Team
3-1: 4 Booster Packs per Team
2 wins: 2 Booster Packs per Team

StarCityGames.com Standard Challenge
Start Time: Registration at 3 PM, Round 1 at 4 PM
Entry Fee: $10.00
Format: Standard
Structure: 4 rounds of Swiss
Prizes: 4-0: $50 Dealer Credit
3-0-1: $25 Dealer Credit and 3 Booster Packs
3-1: 6 Booster Packs
2 wins: 1 Booster Pack

Side Events - All Day
Single elimination booster drafts - $10
Single elimination constructed tournaments (Standard, Modern, Legacy) – $15
Four Player Commander Chaos Games - $5

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application via http://apps.magicjudges.org/events/94.

Judge certification is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com prior to the event.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Classic Series
* Win a Draft Open
* Gain 15 Open Points
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Invitational Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

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.

DIRECTIONS
In the Venue you can find us using this map:


For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.
3  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / 01/19/13 - 01/20/13 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: Dallas/Fort Worth on: December 26, 2012, 01:44:17 pm
Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Open Series – Dallas/Fort Worth!  Here you will have the chance to win over $20,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2013 StarCityGames.com Invitational over the course of two fun-filled days of Magic.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Open Series, including the 2013 schedule, click here!

Live Coverage from SCGLive ALL WEEKEND!
Can't make it to the event? Follow complete written coverage and live broadcasting with Cedric Phillips & Osyp Lebedowicz courtesy of the professionals at SCGLive! Visit SCGLive for more information!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
Fort Worth Convention Center
Ballroom B
1201 Houston Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

HOTEL
As we get closer to the event date, we will be adding special hotel deals to this section. Stay tuned.

SPECIAL GUESTS[/B]
Eric Claar (Indianapolis, IN)
Eric Claar brings his unique style of alters to the StarCityGames.com Open Series. Know for his minimalist 'blueprint' style as well as full art pieces, you can check out his work on facebook (www.facebook.com/claarbar) and Deviant Art. (claarbar.deviantart.com/) For commissions, you can contact him through facebook or e-mail cbalters@gmail.com.

REGISTRATION
Registration begins at 8 AM, and ends ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. All event registration is cash only. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – For more Information, see the StarCityGames.com 2013 Open Series Detailed Schedule of Events

Saturday, 01/19 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)
10:00 AM - Standard Open - $40
3:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
5:00 PM - Legacy Challenge - $10/$5 - 4 Round Side Event

Sunday, 01/20 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)[/b]
10:00 AM – Legacy Open - $40
12:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
3:00 PM – Draft Challenge - $20 – 3 Round Side Event

SIDE EVENTS – 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM Both Days
Single elimination booster drafts - $10
Single elimination constructed tournaments (Standard, Modern, Legacy) – $15
Four Player Commander Chaos Games - $5

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application at http://apps.magicjudges.org/events/87.

Judge certification for level one (L1) and advancement to level two (L2) is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com at least two weeks prior to the event.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Classic Series
* Win a Draft Open
* Gain 15 Open Points
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Invitational Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

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.

DIRECTIONS
In the Venue you can find us using this map:


For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.
4  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / 01/12/13 - 01/13/13 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: San Diego on: December 26, 2012, 01:41:35 pm
Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Open Series – San Diego!  Here you will have the chance to win over $20,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2013 StarCityGames.com Invitational over the course of two fun-filled days of Magic.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Open Series, including the 2013 schedule, click here!

Live Coverage from SCGLive ALL WEEKEND!
Can't make it to the event? Follow complete written coverage and live broadcasting with Cedric Phillips & Patrick Sullivan courtesy of the professionals at SCGLive! Visit SCGLive for more information!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
San Diego Convention Center
Ballroom Section 20a
111 W. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

HOTEL
Hotel Indigo
509 9th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
619.724.4000

Distance from venue: 0.5 miles
Parking: $38
There are also several parking garages in the area with rates ranging from $5-20

Rate: $139/ night for single and double occupancy

Call 877.846.3446 and ask for the "StarCityGames Block Rate" Group Code SCG
OR
Go to: www.hotelinsd.com, click the “BOOK NOW” tab (Enter Group Code: SCG)

SPECIAL GUESTS[/B]
Dan Smith

Miranda Roberts
Miranda Roberts brings her alters to the StarcityGames.com Open Series. Specializing in full alters and extended-art 'borderless' cards. Don't miss out on these one of a kind cards! You can check out her work and contact her for commissions through facebook (https://www.facebook.com/mirandascards) or email (himowa@gmail.com).

REGISTRATION
Registration begins at 8 AM, and ends ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. All event registration is cash only. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – For more Information, see the StarCityGames.com 2013 Open Series Detailed Schedule of Events

Saturday, 01/12 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)
10:00 AM - Standard Open - $40
3:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
5:00 PM - Legacy Challenge - $10/$5 - 4 Round Side Event

Sunday, 01/13 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)[/b]
10:00 AM – Legacy Open - $40
12:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
3:00 PM – Draft Challenge - $20 – 3 Round Side Event

SIDE EVENTS – 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM Both Days
Single elimination booster drafts - $10
Single elimination constructed tournaments (Standard, Modern, Legacy) – $15
Four Player Commander Chaos Games - $5

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application at http://apps.magicjudges.org/events/86.

Judge certification for level one (L1) and advancement to level two (L2) is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com at least two weeks prior to the event.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Classic Series
* Win a Draft Open
* Gain 15 Open Points
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Invitational Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

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.

DIRECTIONS
In the Venue you can find us using this map:


For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

Driving South on Interstate 5
Take Front St. exit.
Continue on Front St. until you reach Harbor Drive, turn left.
Follow signage to parking entrance.

Driving North on Interstate 5
Take Cesar Chavez Pky. exit, turn left.
Follow Cesar Chavez Pky. to Harbor Drive, turn right.
Follow signage to parking entrance.

Driving West on Interstate 8
Take Highway 8 (West) to 163 South.
Follow into city (will turn into 10th.)
Follow 10th Ave. to Market St., turn right.
Take Market St. to Front St., turn left.
Take Front St. to Harbor Drive, turn left.
Follow signage to parking entrance.

Driving West on 94
Take 94 West into the city.
94 West will turn into "F" St.
Follow "F" St. to 8th Ave.
Take 8th Ave. to Market St., turn right.
Take Market St. to Front St., turn left.
Take Front St. to Harbor Drive, turn left.
Follow signage to parking entrance.

From Coronado
Cross Bay Bridge staying in the right lane.
Take the National Ave. exit.
Turn left on Cesar Chavez Pky.
Follow Cesar Chavez Pky. to Harbor Drive, turn right
Follow signage to parking entrance.

From the Airport
Drive out of parking lot.
Follow signs to Interstate 5/Downtown.
The ramp will put you on Harbor Drive going south.
Follow signage to parking entrance.

MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.
5  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / 01/05/13 - 01/06/13 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: Columbus on: December 10, 2012, 02:53:09 pm
Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Open Series – Columbus!  Here you will have the chance to win over $20,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2013 StarCityGames.com Invitational over the course of two fun-filled days of Magic.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Open Series, including the 2013 schedule, click here!

Live Coverage from SCGLive ALL WEEKEND!
Can't make it to the event? Follow complete written coverage and live broadcasting courtesy of the professionals at SCGLive! Visit SCGLive for more information!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
Greater Columbus Convention center
Ballroom 4-5
400 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

HOTEL
Courtyard by Marriott Columbus Downtown
35 W. Spring Street
Columbus, OH 43215

One free breakfast per room
Parking: $19
Distance from venue: 0.5 miles
Rate: $100/ night

Reservations can be made by individual attendees directly with Courtyard by Marriott reservations at (800) 321-2211 and ask for the  Star City Games-Attendee Block group rate.

OR

Use the following links

King:
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/cmhcy?groupCode=stgstga&app=resvlink&fromDate=1/4/13&toDate=1/6/13

Double:
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/cmhcy?groupCode=stgstgb&app=resvlink&fromDate=1/4/13&toDate=1/6/13

Rate guaranteed until:12/19/12



SPECIAL GUESTS[/B]
Amber Musick
Amber Musick will be at this event offering her custom, full art playmats and tokens as well as creating new works of art and customizing your playmat with original art.  Pricing and her current offering of playmats can be found on her deviant art page: zhycalui.deviantart.com. You can contact Amber at zhycalui@gmail.com to request a playmat to be picked up at the event.

Lindsay Burley (Harrisburg, PA)
Lindsay will be selling and creating her unique brand of 3-D cards and tokens as well as custom playmats! Check out her work here:www.3dalters.weebly.com then stop by and check out these awesome cards! For special commissions before the event you can contact Lindsay at 3Dalters@gmail.com.  Don't forget to stop by YouTube for a peek into the creative process: http://www.youtube.com/user/dixiebornandbred147.

Ron Faris of Black Wing Studio (Daytona Beach, FL)
Ron Faris will be painting custom card alterations at the event!  Check out his unique alters by following him on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/BlackWingAlters or his blog at http://blackwingstudio.blogspot.com/  and as always, you can e-mail him at blackwingalters@yahoo.com for commission information!

REGISTRATION
Registration begins at 8 AM, and ends ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. All event registration is cash only. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – For more Information, see the StarCityGames.com 2013 Open Series Detailed Schedule of Events

Saturday, 01/05 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)
10:00 AM - Standard Open - $40
3:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
5:00 PM - Legacy Challenge - $10/$5 - 4 Round Side Event

Sunday, 01/06 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)[/b]
10:00 AM – Legacy Open - $40
12:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
3:00 PM – Draft Challenge - $20 – 3 Round Side Event

SIDE EVENTS – 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM Both Days
Single elimination booster drafts - $10
Single elimination constructed tournaments (Standard, Modern, Legacy) – $15
Four Player Commander Chaos Games - $5

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application at http://apps.magicjudges.org/events/85.

Judge certification for level one (L1) and advancement to level two (L2) is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com at least two weeks prior to the event.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Classic Series
* Win a Draft Open
* Gain 20 Open Points
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Invitational Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

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.

DIRECTIONS
In the Venue you can find us using this map:


For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

From I-70 on the East (Wheeling)
Take I-70 West to the Fourth Street Exit
Travel North on Fourth Street to Nationwide Boulevard
Turn Left onto Nationwide Boulevard

From I-71 on the North (Cleveland)
Take I-71 South
Travel West on I-670 “109-A”
Take Exit “4-B” to the Greater Columbus Convention Center
Or
Take I-71 South to the Spring Street Exit
Travel West on Spring Street to Fourth Street
Head North on Fourth Street to Nationwide Boulevard
Turn Left onto Nationwide Boulevard

From I-71 on the South (Cincinnati)
Take I-71 North to I-70 East
Travel on I-70 East to the Fourth Street Exit
Head North on Fourth Street to Nationwide Boulevard
Turn Left onto Nationwide Boulevard

From I-70 on the West (Indianapolis)
Take I-70 East to the Fourth Street Exit
Head North on Fourth Street to Nationwide Boulevard
Turn Left onto Nationwide Boulevard

From the Port Columbus Airport
Take I-670 West
Exit at “4-B” to the Greater Columbus Convention Center

MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.
6  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / 12/14/12 - 12/16/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series and Invitational: LA on: November 12, 2012, 03:55:30 pm
Welcome to the Starcitygames.com Open Series: Los Angeles featuring the Invitational.  Where you will have the chance to win over $95,000 in prizes and qualify for a 2012 Starcitygames.com Invitational over the course of three fun-filled days of Magic.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Open Series, including the 2012 schedule, click here!

Live Coverage from SCGLive ALL WEEKEND!
Can't make it to the event? Follow complete written coverage and live broadcasting with Adrian Sullivan, Ben Seck and Cedric Phillips all weekend long, courtesy of the professionals at SCGLive! Visit SCGLive for more information!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
Los Angeles Convention Center
Concourse
1201 South Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015

HOTELS
Doubletree by Hilton Los Angeles Downtown
120 South Los Angeles Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Distance from venue: 2 miles
Parking: $28 self, $34 valet
Rate: $125/ night

Go to the following page and enter the group code "SC2":
http://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/california/doubletree-by-hilton-hotel-los-angeles-downtown-LAXDTDT/index.html

The Doubletree Los Angeles Downtown offers the consistent experience of a Hilton brand hotel with the added bonus of the Doubletree chocolate chip cookie upon check-in. After staying at one of the off-brand boutique hotels in downtown LA, I can say that you get what you pay for.
The Doubletree is a brisk 30-minute walk from the venue, or you can take a complimentary town car available in the lobby, but take note that the town cars are first-come, first-serve.

SPECIAL GUESTS[/B]
Michael C. Hayes
Michael's work can be seen on Civilized Scholar | Homicidal Brute, Reckless Waif | Merciless Predator, Distress, Undead Alchemist, Vish Kal, Blood Arbiter, and more! Michael will be joining us on both Saturday and Sunday.

rk Post
rk Post has created some truly iconic pieces of Magic: The Gathering artwork including Avatar of Woe, Ichorid, Lightning Angel, Morphling, and dozens more! rk will be joining us on both Saturday and Sunday.

Jason Felix
Jason Felix has illustrated many Magic: The Gathering cards including All Is Dust, Artisan of Kozilek, Laboratory Maniac, Creeping Tar Pit, Vampire Nocturnus (M13), Dismember (FNM), and more! Jason will be joining us on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Terese Nielsen
Terese Nielsen is one of Magic: The Gathering's most popular artists and is the talent responsible for Angel of Jubilation, Basandra, Battle Seraph, Dismember, Ertai, Wizard Adept, Fact or Fiction, Eternal Witness, Force of Will, Garruk Wildspeaker, Life from the Loam, Liliana Vess, Natural Order, Nimble Mongoose, and dozens more! Terese Nielsen will be appearing both Saturday and Sunday.

Eric Claar (Indianapolis, IN)
Eric Claar brings his unique style of alters to the StarCityGames.com Open Series. Know for his minimalist 'blueprint' style as well as full art pieces, you can check out his work on facebook (www.facebook.com/claarbar) and Deviant Art. (claarbar.deviantart.com/) For commissions, you can contact him through facebook or e-mail cbalters@gmail.com.

Earl Grant de Leon - Poxy14 (Philippines)
Earl Grant de Leon, known better by his screen name, Poxy14,  will be traveling in from the Philippines and bringing in his custom altered cards! Check out some of his fabulous work at http://s671.photobucket.com/albums/vv78/poxy14/.
For prices and custom orders please contact Earl at earlgrantdeleon@yahoo.com.

Lindsay Burley (Harrisburg, PA)
Lindsay will be selling and creating her unique brand of 3-D cards and tokens as well as custom playmats! Check out her work here:www.3dalters.weebly.com then stop by and check out these awesome cards! For special commissions before the event you can contact Lindsay at 3Dalters@gmail.com . Don't forget to stop by YouTube for a peek into the creative process: http://www.youtube.com/user/dixiebornandbred147.

REGISTRATION
Registration for the Invitational begins Friday at 10:00 AM and registration for the Opens on Saturday and Sunday begins at 8:00 AM. Registration for all events end ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, 12/14[/u]
StarCityGames.com $75,000 Invitational
Format: Mixed Standard and Legacy
Start Time: 12:00 PM (Registration begins at 10:00 AM)
Structure: Up to three days of competition.
Day 1: 4 rounds of Standard followed by 4 rounds of Legacy.  Top 96 players or players with a record of X-3(whichever is greater) will advance to day 2.
Day 2: 4 rounds of Standard followed by 4 rounds of Legacy.
Day 3: Top 8 Single Elimination, Standard Format, best of 5 rounds using the modified play/draw rule based on swiss standings.
Head Judge: Toby Elliott
REL: Competitive, 3X Planeswalker Points Multiplier
Prizes:
1st: $15,000 (or $18,750 in StarCityGames.com online store credit), 30 Open Points, & the StarCityGames.com Invitational Trophy!
2nd: $10,000 (or $12,500 in StarCityGames.com online store credit) & 25 Open Points.
3rd-4th: $6,000 (or $7,500 in StarCityGames.com online store credit) & 20 Open Points.
5th-8th: $3,000 (or $3,750 in StarCityGames.com online store credit) & 15 Open Points.
9th-12th: $1,500 (or $1,875 in StarCityGames.com online store credit) & 10 Points.
13th-16th: $1,000 (or $1,250 in StarCityGames.com online store credit) & 8 Points.
17th-32nd: $500 (or $625 in StarCityGames.com online store credit) & 5 Open Points.
33rd-64th: $250 (or $312.50 in StarCityGames.com online store credit) & 3 Open Points.
65th +: 2 Open Points.

Two-Headed Giant Sealed[/B]
Start Time: Registration at 3 p.m., Deck Construction at 4 p.m.
Entry Fee: $30 per team
Format: Current format 2HG Sealed (8 packs per team – build two 40-card minimum decks)
Structure: 4 rounds of Swiss
Prizes:   
4-0: 8 Booster Packs per Team
3-0-1: 6 Booster Packs per Team
3-1: 4 Booster Packs per Team
2 wins: 2 Booster Packs per Team

StarCityGames.com Standard Challenge
Start Time: Registration at 5:00 PM., Round 1 at 6:30 PM.
Entry Fee: $10.00
Format: Standard
Structure: 4 rounds of Swiss
Prizes: 4-0: $50 Dealer Credit
3-0-1: $25 Dealer Credit and 3 Booster Packs
3-1: 6 Booster Packs
2 wins: 1 Booster Pack

Saturday, 12/15 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)
StarCityGames.com Invitational Day 2[/size]
Format: Mixed Standard and Legacy
Start Time: 9:00 AM

StarCityGames.com Standard Open
Start Time: 10:00 AM (Registration begins at 8:00 AM)
Entry Fee: $40 (cash)
Format: Standard
Structure: Modified Swiss with a cut to the single-elimination Top 8. Quarterfinals (Top Eight) will be held on Saturday night after the Swiss. The semifinals (Top Four) and finals (Top Two) will be held on Sunday morning at 8 AM.
Head Judge: Jeff Morrow
REL: Competitive, 3X Planeswalker Points Multiplier
Prizes:
1st: 20 Open Points, $2,400 (or $3,000 in StarCityGames.com online store credit) & the StarCityGames.com Standard Open Trophy!
2nd: 15 Open Points, plus $1,200 (or $1500 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
3rd-4th: 10 Open Points, plus $600 (or $750 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
5th-8th: 8 Open Points, plus $300 (or $375 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
9th-32nd: 4 Open Points, plus $100 (or $125 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
33rd-64th: 2 Open Points, plus $50 (or $62.50 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
65th+: 1 Open Point

StarCityGames.com Draft Opens[/size]
Entry Fee: $40 (cash only)
Start Time: 3PM (Registration for the Draft Opens begins at 1pm)
Structure: 64 players per Draft Open. If the Draft Open is 32 players or less, it will be run as a two round Single Elimination event of four pods. If it is 33-64 players, it will run three rounds of Swiss with between 5 and 8 pods. Once those rounds are completed, the top 8 players from the event will draft and play out a single elimination Top 8.
REL: Competitive
Prizes:
1st: 10 Open Points, plus $600 (or $750 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
2nd: 8 Open Points, plus $300 (or $375 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
3rd-4th: 4 Open Points, plus $200 (or $250 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
5th-8th: 2 Open Points, plus $100 (or $125 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
9th+: 1 Open Point

Two-Headed Giant Sealed
Start Time: Registration at 3 p.m., Deck Construction at 4 p.m.
Entry Fee: $30 per team
Format: Current format 2HG Sealed (8 packs per team – build two 40-card minimum decks)
Structure: 4 rounds of Swiss
Prizes:   
4-0: 8 Booster Packs per Team
3-0-1: 6 Booster Packs per Team
3-1: 4 Booster Packs per Team
2 wins: 2 Booster Packs per Team

StarCityGames.com Legacy Challenge
Start Time:  Registration at 4 p.m., Round 1 at 5 p.m.
Entry Fee: $10 ($5 if you played in the StarCityGames.com Standard Open)
Format: Legacy
Rounds: 4 Rounds of Swiss
Prizes: 4-0: $50 Dealer Credit
3-0-1: $25 Dealer Credit and 3 Booster Packs
3-1: 6 Booster Packs
2 wins: 1 Booster Pack

Sunday, 12/16 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)

StarCityGames.com Legacy Open
Format: Legacy
Entry Fee: $40 (cash)
Start Time: 10:00 AM (Registration begins at 8:00 AM)
Structure: Modified Swiss with a cut to the single-elimination Top 8.
Head Judge: David Zimet
REL: Competitive, 3X Planeswalker Points Multiplier
Prizes
1st: 20 Open Points, $2,400 (or $3,000 in StarCityGames.com online store credit) & the StarCityGames.com Legacy Open Trophy!
2nd: 15 Open Points, plus $1,200 (or $1500 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
3rd-4th: 10 Open Points, plus $600 (or $750 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
5th-8th: 8 Open Points, plus $300 (or $375 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
9th-32nd: 4 Open Points, plus $100 (or $125 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
33rd-64th: 2 Open Points, plus $50 (or $62.50 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
65th+: 1 Open Point

StarCityGames.com Draft Opens[/size]
Entry Fee: $40 (cash only)
Start Time: 9 AM and 3PM (Registration for the Draft Opens begins at 8am)
Structure: 64 players per Draft Open. If the Draft Open is 32 players or less, it will be run as a two round Single Elimination event of four pods. If it is 33-64 players, it will run three rounds of Swiss with between 5 and 8 pods. Once those rounds are completed, the top 8 players from the event will draft and play out a single elimination Top 8.
REL: Competitive
Prizes:
1st: 10 Open Points, plus $600 (or $750 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
2nd: 8 Open Points, plus $300 (or $375 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
3rd-4th: 4 Open Points, plus $200 (or $250 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
5th-8th: 2 Open Points, plus $100 (or $125 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
9th+: 1 Open Point

Two-Headed Giant Sealed
Start Time: Registration at 1 PM, Deck Construction at 2:00 PM.
Entry Fee: $30.00 per team
Format: Current format 2HG Sealed (8 packs – build two 40-card minimum decks)
Structure: 4 rounds of Swiss
Prizes:
4-0: 8 Booster Packs per Team
3-0-1: 6 Booster Packs per Team
3-1: 4 Booster Packs per Team
2 wins: 2 Booster Packs per Team

SIDE EVENTS – 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM FRI, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM SAT-SUN
Single elimination booster drafts
Entry: $10.00
Prizes: 3 boosters to 1st Place (or entry into the next draft)

Single elimination competitive booster drafts
Entry: $15.00
Prizes: 1st Place - 8 Boosters
           2nd Place - 4 Boosters

Single elimination constructed tournaments
Entry Fee: $15.00
Prizes: Box (36 Packs) to 1st Place

Four Player Commander Chaos Games
Entry Fee: $5.00
Prizes:
1st Place: $20 Dealer Credit

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application at http://apps.magicjudges.org/events/31/.

Judge certification for level one (L1) and advancement to level two (L2) is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com at least two weeks prior to the event.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Classic Series
* Win a Draft Open
* Gain 20 Open Points
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

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.

DIRECTIONS
For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

In the Venue you can find us using this map:


110 From the South:
From 110 NORTH, transition to the 10 WEST
Exit immediately from the LEFT lane to PICO Blvd.
The PICO off-ramp becomes L.A. Live Wy.
Turn RIGHT into the West Hall parking garage.

110 From the North:
From 110 SOUTH, exit at OLYMPIC Blvd.
LEFT at bottom of ramp onto BLAINE.
LEFT on 11th St.
Immediate RIGHT on L.A. Live Wy.
LEFT into the West Hall garage.

10 From the East:
From 10 WEST, transition to the 110 NORTH (Downtown).
EXIT at PICO Blvd.
The PICO off-ramp becomes L.A. Live Wy.
Turn RIGHT into the West Hall parking garage.

10 From the West:
From 10 EAST, exit at GRAND Ave.
Turn LEFT on OLIVE St.
LEFT on PICO Blvd.
Turn RIGHT on L.A. Live Wy.
RIGHT into the West Hall parking garage.

From the Los Angeles International Airport(LAX):
Take the Century Boulevard exit to the Century Freeway (105) East.
Take the Harbor Freeway (110) North to the Santa Monica Freeway (10) West.
Exit at Pico Boulevard and proceed northward.

From the Burbank Airport:
Exit the airport via Empire Avenue.
Turn left on Hollywood Way (note direction sign to the Golden State Freeway (5)   South at Empire and Hollywood Way Intersection)
Take the Golden State Freeway (5) South to the Harbor Freeway (110) South.
Exit at Olympic Boulevard.
Turn left at the bottom of the off-ramp onto Blaine St.
Turn left on 11th Street.

MetroLink From Union Station:
Take the Metro Red Line.
Exit at 7th Street then transfer to the Metro Blue Line (Long Beach).
Exit at Pico Boulevard Station.
Then walk one block west to Figueroa Street.

Commuter Express Commuter Express from Downtown Los Angeles:
Take route 413 - From Temple/Hill (Civic Center) to 11th /Figueroa Street (LACC).

From the Long Beach Airport:
Exit the airport via E. Donald Douglas Drive.
Turn right on N. Lakewood Blvd.Take ramp onto (405) Freeway North toward Santa Monica.
Take the Harbor Freeway exit onto (110) Freeway going north toward Los Angeles.
Take the Santa Monica (10) Freeway and exit toward Pico Blvd.
Continue on L.A. Live Wy.
Turn right on West Pico Blvd.
Turn left on South Figueroa Street. Arrive at 1201 South Figueroa Street on the left.

MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.
7  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / 12/08/12 - 12/09/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: Las Vegas on: November 12, 2012, 03:52:07 pm
Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Open Series – Las Vegas!  Here you will have the chance to win over $20,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2012 StarCityGames.com Invitational over the course of two fun-filled days of Magic.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Open Series, including the 2012 schedule, click here!

For a map of all locations of the second, third and fourth quarter of the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series, click here!

Live Coverage from SCGLive ALL WEEKEND!
Can't make it to the event? Follow complete written coverage and live broadcasting with Michael Flores and Patrick Sullivan all weekend long, courtesy of the professionals at SCGLive! Visit SCGLive for more information!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
Alexis Park All Suite Resort
Parthenon Room
375 E. Harmon Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89169

HOTEL
As we get closer to the event date, we will be adding special hotel deals to this section. Stay tuned.

SPECIAL GUESTS[/B]
Lindsay Burley (Harrisburg, PA)
Lindsay will be selling and creating her unique brand of 3-D cards and tokens as well as custom playmats! Check out her work here: www.3dalters.weebly.com then stop by and check out these awesome cards! For special commissions before the event you can contact Lindsay at 3Dalters@gmail.com. Don't forget to stop by YouTube for a peek into the creative process: http://www.youtube.com/user/dixiebornandbred147

REGISTRATION
Registration begins at 8 AM, and ends ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. All event registration is cash only. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – For more Information, see the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series Detailed Schedule of Events

Saturday, 12/08 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)
10:00 AM - Standard Open - $40
3:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
5:00 PM - Legacy Challenge - $10/$5 - 4 Round Side Event

Sunday, 12/09 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)[/b]
10:00 AM – Legacy Open - $40
12:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
3:00 PM – Draft Challenge - $20 – 3 Round Side Event

SIDE EVENTS – 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM Both Days
Single elimination booster drafts - $10
Single elimination competitive booster drafts - $15
Single elimination constructed tournaments (Standard, Modern, Legacy) – $15
Four Player Commander Chaos Games - $5

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application at http://apps.magicjudges.org/events/32/.

Judge certification for level one (L1) and advancement to level two (L2) is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com at least two weeks prior to the event.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Classic Series
* Win a Draft Open
* Gain 20 Open Points
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Invitational Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

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.

DIRECTIONS
For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

In the Venue you can find us using this map:


From Southern California
Take Interstate 15 from the California State border into Las Vegas and exit onto E. Tropicana, turn left on Koval and right onto E. Harmon Avenue. The Alexis Park All Suite Resort will be on the right side.

From Southern Utah (St. George)
Take Interstate 15 South into Las Vegas and exit onto E. Flamingo Road, turn right on Koval and proceed to E. Harmon Avenue. Turn left onto E. Harmon Avenue and the Alexis Park All Suite Resort will be on the right side.

From Northern Nevada (Tonapah)
Take Highway 95 South into Las Vegas and proceed to Interstate 15 South to Exit 39 on E. Flamingo Road. Right onto Koval and proceed to E. Harmon Avenue, turn left onto E. Harmon Avenue and the Alexis Park All Suite Resort will be on the right side.

From Northern Arizona (Kingman via Boulder City, NV)
Take Highway 93 North through Boulder City, NV and into Las Vegas. Take Highway 215 West to Highway 15 North. Exit E. Tropicana and turn left onto Koval and proceed to E. Harmon Avenue. Turn right on E. Harmon Avenue and Alexis Park All Suite Resort will be on right side.

MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.
8  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / 12/01/12 - 12/02/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: Baltimore on: October 24, 2012, 02:24:30 pm
Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Open Series: Baltimore!  Here you will have the chance to win over $20,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2012 StarCityGames.com Invitational over the course of two fun-filled days of Magic.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Open Series, including the 2012 schedule, click here!

For a map of all locations of the second, third and fourth quarter of the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series, click here!

Live Coverage from SCGLive ALL WEEKEND!
Can't make it to the event? Follow complete written coverage and live broadcasting with Matthias Hunt, Joey Pasco and Riki Hayashi (Sunday) all weekend long, courtesy of the professionals at SCGLive! Visit SCGLive for more information!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
The Baltimore Convention Center
Room 307-310
One West Pratt Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

HOTEL
Hampton Inn Baltimore
550 Washington Blvd.
Baltimore, MD, 21230
410-685-5000

Free Breakfast
Free Wifi

Rate: $139/night
Valet parking only: $29/night
 
Call 410-685-5000 and mention "Star City Games"

SPECIAL GUESTS[/B]
Cynthia Sheppard
Come meet Magic: The Gathering artist Cynthia Sheppard at the Star City Games Open Series: Baltimore, on December 1-2 at the Baltimore Convention Center. See her artwork at http://www.sheppard-arts.com.

rk Post
Magic artist rk Post is making a grand tour of Open Series events to end the year, and one of those stops will be in Baltimore. Rk has done some truly iconic pieces like Avatar of Woe, Ichorid, Lightning Angel, and Morphling. Come have some cards signed or have rk draw a stunning playmat for you.

Noah Bradley
Magic artist Noah Bradley will be appearing at the Baltimore Open Weekend. Long known among L5R players for his beautiful Strongholds, Noah's art began appearing on Magic cards in M13, and his strong work continues in Return to Ravnica on Mizzium Mortars, Izzet Guildgate, Transguild Promenade, and the Giant Growth reprint. For more information about Noah and examples of his pieces, check out http://www.facebook.com/noahbradleyart

Chris King (Jacksonville, FL)
You can see examples of Chris King's alters and place custom orders at his website: http://magicalteredartcards.webs.com/apps/photos/.

Joe Lechner of VB 3-D Cards
Joe will be selling and creating his own brand of 3-D cards and tokens! You can check out his work and contact him for custom orders on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/pages/VB-3-D-Cards/118322504916144, at his website http://www.wix.com/vb3dcards/vb3d or by email at Vb3dcards@gmail.com.

REGISTRATION
Registration begins at 8 AM, and ends ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. All event registration is cash only. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – For more Information, see the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series Detailed Schedule of Events

Saturday, 12/01 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)
10:00 AM - Standard Open - $40
3:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
5:00 PM - Legacy Challenge - $10/$5 - 4 Round Side Event

Sunday, 12/02 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)[/b]
10:00 AM – Legacy Open - $40
12:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
3:00 PM – Draft Challenge - $20 – 3 Round Side Event

SIDE EVENTS – 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM Both Days
Single elimination booster drafts - $10
Single elimination competitive booster drafts - $15
Single elimination constructed tournaments (Standard, Modern, Legacy) – $15
Four Player Commander Chaos Games - $5

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application at http://apps.magicjudges.org/events/33/.

Judge certification for level one (L1) and advancement to level two (L2) is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com at least two weeks prior to the event.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Classic Series
* Win a Draft Open
* Gain 20 Open Points
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Invitational Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

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.

DIRECTIONS
For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

In the Venue you can find us using this map:


MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.
9  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / 11/17/12 - 11/18/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: Seattle on: October 24, 2012, 02:20:55 pm
Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Open Series: Seattle!  Here you will have the chance to win over $20,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2012 StarCityGames.com Invitational over the course of two fun-filled days of Magic.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Open Series, including the 2012 schedule, click here!

For a map of all locations of the second, third and fourth quarter of the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series, click here!

Live Coverage from SCGLive ALL WEEKEND!
Can't make it to the event? Follow complete written coverage and live broadcasting with Cedric Phillips and Patrick Sullivan all weekend long, courtesy of the professionals at SCGLive! Visit SCGLive for more information!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
Lynnwood Convention Center
Room 2DE
3711 196th Street SW
Lynnwood, Washington 98036

HOTEL
Best Western Alderwood
19332 36th Avenue W, Lynnwood
Washington, 98036-5710, US
Phone: 425-775-7600

Rate: $75.99/night

Rate guaranteed until 9/2!

SPECIAL GUESTS[/B]
Rob Alexander
Rob Alexander is returning to the Pacific Northwest to make an appearance at the Seattle Open Weekend. Famous for his beautiful landscapes, you don't want to miss the opportunity to get your dual and fetch lands signed, or to pick up a print of your favorite original Shockland art.

Franz Vohwinkel
Franz Vohwinkel, the master of time and space, or at least the artist for Temporal Mastery and Time Sieve, will be appearing on Saturday only at the Seattle Open Weekend. He's also drawn some format staples like Oblivion Ring (M13), Glacial Fortress, Krosan Grip (FNM), Expedition Map, and Wargate.

rk Post
Magic artist rk Post is making a grand tour of Open Series events to end the year, and one of those stops will be in Seattle. Rk has done some truly iconic pieces like Avatar of Woe, Ichorid, Lightning Angel, and Morphling. Come have some cards signed or have rk draw a stunning playmat for you.

Eric Claar (Indianapolis, IN)
Eric Claar brings his unique style of alters to the StarCityGames.com Open Series. Know for his minimalist 'blueprint' style as well as full art pieces, you can check out his work on facebook (www.facebook.com/claarbar) and Deviant Art. (claarbar.deviantart.com/) For commissions, you can contact him through facebook or e-mail cbalters@gmail.com.

REGISTRATION
Registration begins at 8 AM, and ends ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. All event registration is cash only. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – For more Information, see the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series Detailed Schedule of Events

Saturday, 11/17 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)
10:00 AM - Standard Open - $40
3:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
5:00 PM - Legacy Challenge - $10/$5 - 4 Round Side Event

Sunday, 11/18 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)[/b]
10:00 AM – Legacy Open - $40
12:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
3:00 PM – Draft Challenge - $20 – 3 Round Side Event

SIDE EVENTS – 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM Both Days
Single elimination booster drafts - $10
Single elimination competitive booster drafts - $15
Single elimination constructed tournaments (Standard, Modern, Legacy) – $15
Four Player Commander Chaos Games - $5

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application at http://apps.magicjudges.org/events/35/.

Judge certification for level one (L1) and advancement to level two (L2) is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com at least two weeks prior to the event.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Classic Series
* Win a Draft Open
* Gain 20 Open Points
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Invitational Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

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.

DIRECTIONS
In the Venue you can find us using this map:


For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.
10  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / 11/10/12 - 11/11/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: Dallas on: October 16, 2012, 10:01:54 am
Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Open Series: Dallas!  Here you will have the chance to win over $20,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2012 StarCityGames.com Invitational over the course of two fun-filled days of Magic.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Open Series, including the 2012 schedule, click here!

For a map of all locations of the second, third and fourth quarter of the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series, click here!

Live Coverage from SCGLive ALL WEEKEND!
Can't make it to the event? Follow complete written coverage and live broadcasting with Joey Pasco and Brad Nelson all weekend long, courtesy of the professionals at SCGLive! Visit SCGLive for more information!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
Fort Worth Convention Center
Arena Floor
1201 Houston Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

HOTEL
Sheraton Fort Worth
1701 Commerce St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
817-806-3764

Rate: $139/night (+$10 for a 3rd and 4th person each)

Distance from Venue: 1 Block
Mention "Star City Games"

Rate guaranteed until October 10th.

SPECIAL GUESTS[/B]
Ron Faris of Black Wing Studio (Daytona Beach, FL)
Ron Faris will be painting custom card alterations at the event!  Check out his unique alters by following him on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/BlackWingAlters or his blog at http://blackwingstudio.blogspot.com/ and as always, you can e-mail him at blackwingalters@yahoo.com for commission information!

Eric Claar (Indianapolis, IN)
Eric Claar brings his unique style of alters to the StarCityGames.com Open Series. Know for his minimalist 'blueprint' style as well as full art pieces, you can check out his work on facebook (www.facebook.com/claarbar) and Deviant Art. (claarbar.deviantart.com/) For commissions, you can contact him through facebook or e-mail cbalters@gmail.com.

REGISTRATION
Registration begins at 8 AM, and ends ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. All event registration is cash only. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – For more Information, see the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series Detailed Schedule of Events

Saturday, 11/10 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)
10:00 AM - Standard Open - $40
3:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
5:00 PM - Legacy Challenge - $10/$5 - 4 Round Side Event

Sunday, 11/11 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)[/b]
10:00 AM – Legacy Open - $40
12:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
3:00 PM – Draft Challenge - $20 – 3 Round Side Event

SIDE EVENTS – 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM Both Days
Single elimination booster drafts - $10
Single elimination competitive booster drafts - $15
Single elimination constructed tournaments (Standard, Modern, Legacy) – $15
Four Player Commander Chaos Games - $5

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application at http://apps.magicjudges.org/events/36/.

Judge certification for level one (L1) and advancement to level two (L2) is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com at least two weeks prior to the event.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Classic Series
* Win a Draft Open
* Gain 20 Open Points
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Invitational Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

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.

DIRECTIONS
In the Venue you can find us using this map:


For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.
11  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / 11/03/12 - 11/03/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: St. Louis on: October 16, 2012, 10:00:17 am
Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Open Series: St. Louis!  Here you will have the chance to win over $20,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2012 StarCityGames.com Invitational over the course of two fun-filled days of Magic.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Open Series, including the 2012 schedule, click here!

For a map of all locations of the second, third and fourth quarter of the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series, click here!

Live Coverage from SCGLive ALL WEEKEND!
Can't make it to the event? Follow complete written coverage and live broadcasting with Zach Hall and Matthais Hunt all weekend long, courtesy of the professionals at SCGLive! Visit SCGLive for more information!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
Gateway Convention Center
Center Hall B, Ballroom A
One Gateway Drive.
Collinsville, IL 62234

HOTEL
Fairfield Inn by Marriott St. Louis Collinsville
4 Gateway Drive
Collinsville, IL 62234
618.346.0607

Rate: $99/ night
Distance from venue: 0.1 miles
FREE breakfast
FREE parking

Call 618.346.0607 and mention the "StarCityGames" room block.

SPECIAL GUESTS[/B]
Lindsay Burley (Harrisburg, PA)
Lindsay will be selling and creating her unique brand of 3-D cards and tokens as well as custom playmats! Check out her work here: www.3dalters.weebly.com then stop by and check out these awesome cards! For special commissions before the event you can contact Lindsay at 3Dalters@gmail.com. Don't forget to stop by YouTube for a peek into the creative process: http://www.youtube.com/user/dixiebornandbred147

Ron Faris of Black Wing Studio (Daytona Beach, FL)
Ron Faris will be painting custom card alterations at the event!  Check out his unique alters by following him on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/BlackWingAlters or his blog at http://blackwingstudio.blogspot.com/ and as always, you can e-mail him at blackwingalters@yahoo.com for commission information!

Eric Claar (Indianapolis, IN)
Eric Claar brings his unique style of alters to the StarCityGames.com Open Series. Know for his minimalist 'blueprint' style as well as full art pieces, you can check out his work on facebook (www.facebook.com/claarbar) and Deviant Art. (claarbar.deviantart.com/) For commissions, you can contact him through facebook or e-mail cbalters@gmail.com.

REGISTRATION
Registration begins at 8 AM, and ends ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. All event registration is cash only. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – For more Information, see the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series Detailed Schedule of Events

Saturday, 11/03 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)
10:00 AM - Standard Open - $40
3:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
5:00 PM - Legacy Challenge - $10/$5 - 4 Round Side Event

Sunday, 11/04 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)[/b]
10:00 AM – Legacy Open - $40
12:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
3:00 PM – Draft Challenge - $20 – 3 Round Side Event

SIDE EVENTS – 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM Both Days
Single elimination booster drafts - $10
Single elimination competitive booster drafts - $15
Single elimination constructed tournaments (Standard, Modern, Legacy) – $15
Four Player Commander Chaos Games - $5

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application at http://apps.magicjudges.org/events/38/.

Judge certification for level one (L1) and advancement to level two (L2) is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com at least two weeks prior to the event.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Classic Series
* Win a Draft Open
* Gain 20 Open Points
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Invitational Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

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.

DIRECTIONS
In the Venue you can find us using this map:


For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

Traveling North on Interstate 55/70, take Collinsville Exit 11. At traffic light, turn left onto Highway 157/Bluff Road to Eastport Plaza Drive, turn Left. Continue to Gateway Drive, turn right. Gateway Center is located on your left.

Traveling East on Interstate 40 or Interstate 44, Take Interstate 55/70 North, to Collinsville Exit 11. At traffic light, turn left onto Highway 157/Bluff Road to Eastport Plaza Drive, turn Left. Continue to Gateway Drive, turn right. Gateway Center is located on your left.

Traveling East or West on Interstate 64, Take Exit 9 and drive North on Hwy 157, approximately 7 miles, to Eastport Plaza Drive which is located off Hwy. 157. Turn left on Eastport Plaza Drive, then right on Gateway Drive. Gateway Center is located on left.

Traveling North or South on Interstate 255, take Exit 26, Horseshoe Lake Road, Turn Left. Immediately turn right onto Eastport Plaza Drive and then left onto Gateway Drive. Gateway Center is located on right.

MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.
12  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / 10/27/12 - 10/28/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: New Orleans on: October 01, 2012, 11:14:23 am
Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Open Series: New Orleans!  Here you will have the chance to win over $20,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2012 StarCityGames.com Invitational over the course of two fun-filled days of Magic.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Open Series, including the 2012 schedule, click here!

For a map of all locations of the second, third and fourth quarter of the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series, click here!

Live Coverage from SCGLive ALL WEEKEND!
Can't make it to the event? Follow complete written coverage and live broadcasting with Adrian Sullivan and Joey Pasco all weekend long, courtesy of the professionals at SCGLive! Visit SCGLive for more information!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
Room E-a and E-2
900 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70130

HOTEL
Unfortunately, we have not been able to get a hotel room block for this event. We recommend using Priceline.com, Hotels.com or Hotwire.com to lock in a good price near the venue.

SPECIAL GUESTS[/B]
Lindsay Burley (Harrisburg, PA)
Lindsay will be selling and creating her unique brand of 3-D cards and tokens as well as custom playmats! Check out her work here: www.3dalters.weebly.com then stop by and check out these awesome cards! For special commissions before the event you can contact Lindsay at 3Dalters@gmail.com. Don't forget to stop by YouTube for a peek into the creative process: http://www.youtube.com/user/dixiebornandbred147

Ron Faris of Black Wing Studio (Daytona Beach, FL)
Ron Faris will be painting custom card alterations at the event!  Check out his unique alters by following him on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/BlackWingAlters or his blog at http://blackwingstudio.blogspot.com/ and as always, you can e-mail him at blackwingalters@yahoo.com for commission information!

REGISTRATION
Registration begins at 8 AM, and ends ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. All event registration is cash only. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – For more Information, see the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series Detailed Schedule of Events

Saturday, 10/27 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)
10:00 AM - Standard Open - $40
3:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
5:00 PM - Legacy Challenge - $10/$5 - 4 Round Side Event

Sunday, 10/28 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)[/b]
10:00 AM – Legacy Open - $40
12:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
3:00 PM – Draft Challenge - $20 – 3 Round Side Event

SIDE EVENTS – 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM Both Days
Single elimination booster drafts - $10
Single elimination competitive booster drafts - $15
Single elimination constructed tournaments (Standard, Modern, Legacy) – $15
Four Player Commander Chaos Games - $5

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application at http://apps.magicjudges.org/events/39/.

Judge certification for level one (L1) and advancement to level two (L2) is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com at least two weeks prior to the event.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Classic Series
* Win a Draft Open
* Gain 20 Open Points
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Invitational Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

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.

DIRECTIONS
In the Venue you can find us using this map:


For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

General Directions from the East:
-Take I-10 West to Exit 234C (West Bank/Highway 90).
-Continue on Highway 90 (the Riverfront Expressway) and exit right at Tchoupitoulas/South Peters Street. This is the last exit before crossing the Crescent City Connection bridge.
-On ground level, stay in the left lane and go to the fourth stop, which is Convention Center Boulevard. You will see the Convention Center in front of you.
-Turn left on Convention Center Boulevard. The Convention Center is on your right, at 900 Convention Center Boulevard.

General Directions from the West:
-Take I-10 East to the West Bank/Highway 90 exit (do not continue on I-10 to Slidell).
-Stay in the right lane and exit right at Tchoupitoulas/South Peters Street. This is the last exit before crossing the Crescent City Connection bridge.
-On ground level, stay in the left lane and go to the fourth stop, which is Convention Center Boulevard. You will see the Convention Center in front of you.
-Turn left on Convention Center Boulevard. The Convention Center is on your right, at 900 Convention Center Boulevard.


 MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.
13  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / Re: 10/13/12 - 10/14/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: Providence on: September 27, 2012, 11:22:47 am
We are pleased to announce that Magic Artist Eric Deschamps will be joining us in Providence!

Come have him sign your brand new Ash Zealots and Jarad, Golgari Lich Lords or pick up a print or artist proof of one of his classic pieces like Celestial Colonnade, Garruk Relentless, Koth of the Hammer (Duel Decks), Olivia Voldaren, Tamiyo, the Moon Sage, or Venser, the Sojourner (Scars and Duel Decks).
For more information on Eric and his art, check out http://www.ericdeschamps.com/
14  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / 10/20/12 - 10/21/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: Indianapolis on: September 24, 2012, 02:14:39 pm
Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Open Series: Indianapolis!  Here you will have the chance to win over $20,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2012 StarCityGames.com Invitational over the course of two fun-filled days of Magic.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Open Series, including the 2012 schedule, click here!

For a map of all locations of the second, third and fourth quarter of the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series, click here!

Live Coverage from SCGLive ALL WEEKEND!
Can't make it to the event? Follow complete written coverage and live broadcasting with Adam Prosak and Robert Martin all weekend long, courtesy of the professionals at SCGLive! Visit SCGLive for more information!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
Indiana Convention Center & Lucas oil Stadium
500 Ballroom
100 South Capitol Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46225

HOTEL
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown
601 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
1-317-822-9029

Rate: $99/night + taxes
Call (866) 704-2643 for reservations, mention Group Code: "SCGSCGB"

Rate guaranteed until September 19th.

SPECIAL GUESTS[/B]
Lindsay Burley (Harrisburg, PA)
Lindsay will be selling and creating her unique brand of 3-D cards and tokens as well as custom playmats! Check out her work here: www.3dalters.weebly.com then stop by and check out these awesome cards! For special commissions before the event you can contact Lindsay at 3Dalters@gmail.com. Don't forget to stop by YouTube for a peek into the creative process: http://www.youtube.com/user/dixiebornandbred147

Chris Bergeson of Oneiros Alters (Downers Grove, IL)
Based out of northern Illinois, Chris will be creating, trading and selling altered Magical cards at this event! Check out his work at photobucket.com/oneiros76, contact him with any requests at Oneiros76@gmail.com, and take a look at Oneiros Alters on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/people/Oneiros-Alters/100003240928498!

Eric Claar (Indianapolis, IN)
Eric Claar brings his unique style of alters to the StarCityGames.com Open Series. Know for his minimalist 'blueprint' style as well as full art pieces, you can check out his work on facebook (www.facebook.com/claarbar) and Deviant Art. (claarbar.deviantart.com/) For commissions, you can contact him through facebook or e-mail cbalters@gmail.com.

REGISTRATION
Registration begins at 8 AM, and ends ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. All event registration is cash only. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – For more Information, see the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series Detailed Schedule of Events

Saturday, 10/20 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)
10:00 AM - Standard Open - $40
3:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
5:00 PM - Legacy Challenge - $10/$5 - 4 Round Side Event

Sunday, 10/21 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)[/b]
10:00 AM – Legacy Open - $40
12:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
3:00 PM – Draft Challenge - $20 – 3 Round Side Event

SIDE EVENTS – 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM Both Days
Single elimination booster drafts - $10
Single elimination competitive booster drafts - $15
Single elimination constructed tournaments (Standard, Modern, Legacy) – $15
Four Player Commander Chaos Games - $5

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application at http://apps.magicjudges.org/events/37/.

Judge certification for level one (L1) and advancement to level two (L2) is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com at least two weeks prior to the event.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Classic Series
* Win a Draft Open
* Gain 20 Open Points
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Invitational Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

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.

DIRECTIONS
In the Venue you can find us using this map:


For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

From the Airport
Northwest on Col. H. Weir Cook Memorial Dr following signs to 1-70 E ramp
Follow signs for I-465 South to I-70 East
Exit I-70 at West Street (Exit 79A)
Left (north) to South Street.

From Danville, IL
I-74 East to I-465 South (Exit 73A)
Follow I-465 South to I-70 East
Exit I-70 at West Street (Exit 79A)
Left (north) to South Street.

From Terre Haute, IN
I-70 East to West Street (Exit 79A)
Left (north) to South Street.

From Cincinnati, OH
I-74 West to I-465 West
Follow I-465 West to I-65 North
I-65 North to I-70 West
Exit I-70 at West Street (Exit 79A)
Right (north) to South Street.

From Columbus, OH
I-70 West to I-65 North
Follow I-65 North to West Street (Exit 114)
Left (south) to South Street.

From Chicago, IL
I-65 South to West Street (Exit 114)
Straight (south) to South Street.

From South Bend, IN
US 31 South to I-465 West
Follow I-465 West to I-65 South
Follow I-65 South to West Street (Exit 114)
Straight (south) to South Street.

From Fort Wayne, IN/ Detroit, MI
I-69 South to I-465
South to I-70 West (Exit 44) to I-65 North to West Street (Exit 114)
Straight to South Street.

From the South
I-65 North to I-70 West (Exit 110B)
Exit I-70 at West Street (Exit 79A)
Right (north) to South Street.


MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.
15  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / 10/13/12 - 10/14/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: Providence on: September 24, 2012, 12:55:53 pm
Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Open Series: Providence!  Here you will have the chance to win over $20,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2012 StarCityGames.com Invitational over the course of two fun-filled days of Magic.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Open Series, including the 2012 schedule, click here!

For a map of all locations of the second, third and fourth quarter of the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series, click here!

Live Coverage from SCGLive ALL WEEKEND!
Can't make it to the event? Follow complete written coverage and live broadcasting with Joey Pasco and Adam Prosak all weekend long, courtesy of the professionals at SCGLive! Visit SCGLive for more information!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
Rhode Island Convention Center
Hall C
One Sabin Street
Providence, RI 02903-1814

HOTEL
The Hilton Providence
21 Atwells Avenue
Providence, RI 02903
401-831-3900

Rate: $139/night, +$25 for each additional person

Parking: $25/night for self, $28 for valet
Distance from Venue: <1 Block
Mention "Star City Games"

Rate guaranteed until September 12th.

SPECIAL GUESTS[/B]
Eric Deschamps
Magic artist Eric Deschamps will be appearing at the Providence Open Weekend. Come have him sign your brand new Ash Zealots and Jarad, Golgari Lich Lords or pick up a print or artist proof of one of his classic pieces like Celestial Colonnade, Garruk Relentless, Koth of the Hammer (Duel Decks), Olivia Voldaren, Tamiyo, the Moon Sage, or Venser, the Sojourner (Scars and Duel Decks). For more information on Eric and his art, check out http://www.ericdeschamps.com/.

Lindsay Burley (Harrisburg, PA)
Lindsay will be selling and creating her unique brand of 3-D cards and tokens as well as custom playmats! Check out her work here: www.3dalters.weebly.com then stop by and check out these awesome cards! For special commissions before the event you can contact Lindsay at 3Dalters@gmail.com. Don't forget to stop by YouTube for a peek into the creative process: http://www.youtube.com/user/dixiebornandbred147

Jaclyn Foglia
Up and coming artist, Jaclyn Foglia will be painting and selling her custom card alterations at this event! You can find her collection of work at www.alterationsandart.com and visit facebook for more information www.facebook.com/JaclynAlters#!/JaclynAlters. For commissions to be available for pick up at the event, please contact Jaclyn in advance at jaclyn.foglia@yahoo.com.

REGISTRATION
Registration begins at 8 AM, and ends ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. All event registration is cash only. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – For more Information, see the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series Detailed Schedule of Events

Saturday, 10/13 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)
10:00 AM - Standard Open - $40
3:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
5:00 PM - Legacy Challenge - $10/$5 - 4 Round Side Event

Sunday, 10/14 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)[/b]
10:00 AM – Legacy Open - $40
12:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
3:00 PM – Draft Challenge - $20 – 3 Round Side Event

SIDE EVENTS – 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM Both Days
Single elimination booster drafts - $10
Single elimination competitive booster drafts - $15
Single elimination constructed tournaments (Standard, Modern, Legacy) – $15
Four Player Commander Chaos Games - $5

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application at http://apps.magicjudges.org/events/34/.

Judge certification for level one (L1) and advancement to level two (L2) is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com at least two weeks prior to the event.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Classic Series
* Win a Draft Open
* Gain 20 Open Points
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Invitational Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

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.

DIRECTIONS
In the Venue you can find us using this map:


For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

Driving Directions from the North:
Take 95S to exit 22ABC.  Merge onto 22A (Memorial Blvd.) toward Downtown.  At the second light turn right onto Cookson Place.  Take your next right onto West Exchange Street.  Stay straight and the RI Convention Center will be directly in front of you.

Driving Directions from the South:
Take 95N to exit 22ABC.  Merge onto 22A (Memorial Blvd.) toward Downtown.  Turn right onto Francis Street.  At the light take a right onto West Exchange Street.  The RI Convention Center will be directly in front of you.

MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.
16  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / 10/06/12 - 10/07/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: Cincinnati on: September 12, 2012, 03:57:57 pm
Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Open Series: Cincinnati!  Here you will have the chance to win over $20,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2012 StarCityGames.com Invitational over the course of two fun-filled days of Magic.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Open Series, including the 2012 schedule, click here!

For a map of all locations of the second, third and fourth quarter of the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series, click here!

Live Coverage from SCGLive ALL WEEKEND!
Can't make it to the event? Follow complete written coverage and live broadcasting with Zach Hall and Matthias Hunt all weekend long, courtesy of the professionals at SCGLive! Visit SCGLive for more information!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
Sharonville Convention Center
East-West Hall
11355 Chester Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45246

HOTEL
Fairfield Inn & Suites
Cincinnati North/ Sharonville
11440 Chester Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45246

Distance from venue: 0.1 miles
FREE Wireless
FREE Parking
FREE Breakfast
Rate: $89/ night

Use this link for reservations:
http://bit.ly/MTnSSA
(make sure to change the dates of your stay)
Group code: SCGSCGA

Rate guaranteed until Friday, September 14, 2012

SPECIAL GUESTS[/B]
Lindsay Burley (Harrisburg, PA)
Lindsay will be selling and creating her unique brand of 3-D cards and tokens as well as custom playmats! Check out her work here: www.3dalters.weebly.com then stop by and check out these awesome cards! For special commissions before the event you can contact Lindsay at 3Dalters@gmail.com. Don't forget to stop by YouTube for a peek into the creative process: http://www.youtube.com/user/dixiebornandbred147

Chris Bergeson of Oneiros Alters (Downers Grove, IL)
Based out of northern Illinois, Chris will be creating, trading and selling altered Magical cards at this event! Check out his work at photobucket.com/oneiros76, contact him with any requests at Oneiros76@gmail.com, and take a look at Oneiros Alters on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/people/Oneiros-Alters/100003240928498!

Ron Faris of Black Wing Studio (Daytona Beach, FL)
Ron Faris will be painting custom card alterations at the event!  Check out his unique alters by following him on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/BlackWingAlters or his blog at http://blackwingstudio.blogspot.com/ and as always, you can e-mail him at blackwingalters@yahoo.com for commission information!

REGISTRATION
Registration begins at 8 AM, and ends ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. All event registration is cash only. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – For more Information, see the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series Detailed Schedule of Events

Saturday, 10/06 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)
10:00 AM - Standard Open - $40
3:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
5:00 PM - Legacy Challenge - $10/$5 - 4 Round Side Event

Sunday, 10/07 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)[/b]
10:00 AM – Legacy Open - $40
12:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
3:00 PM – Draft Challenge - $20 – 3 Round Side Event

SIDE EVENTS – 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM Both Days
Single elimination booster drafts - $10
Single elimination competitive booster drafts - $15
Single elimination constructed tournaments (Standard, Modern, Legacy) – $15
Four Player Commander Chaos Games - $5

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application at http://apps.magicjudges.org/events/30/.

Judge certification for level one (L1) and advancement to level two (L2) is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com at least two weeks prior to the event.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Classic Series
* Win a Draft Open
* Gain 20 Open Points
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Invitational Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

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.

DIRECTIONS
In the Venue you can find us using this map:


For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

From the North (Dayton):
Take I-75 South to the Sharon Road Exit (#15). Turn right on Sharon Road. Go one block to Chester Road and turn right. The Convention Center is located ˝ mile on the left.

From the North (Columbus):
Take I-71 South to I-275 West. Take I-75 South toward Cincinnati to the Sharon Road Exit (#15). Turn right on Sharon Road. Go one block to Chester Road and turn right. The Convention Center is located ˝ mile on the left.

From the West:
Take I-275 around the north side of the outer-belt (North/East) to I-75 South. Take I-75 South to the Sharon Road Exit (#15). Turn right on Sharon Road. Go one block to Chester Road and turn right. The Convention Center is located ˝ mile on the left.

From the East:
Take I-275 around the north side of the outer-belt (North/West) to I-75 South. Take I-75 South to the Sharon Road Exit (#15). Turn right on Sharon Road. Go one block to Chester Road and turn right. The Convention Center is located ˝ mile on the left.

From the South:
Take I-75 North to the Sharon Road Exit (#15). Turn left on Sharon Road. Go one block to Chester Road and turn right. The Convention Center is located ˝ mile on the left.

MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.
17  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / 09/21/12 - 9/23/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series and Invitational: Atlanta on: August 30, 2012, 11:50:46 am
Welcome to the Starcitygames.com Open Series: Atlanta featuring the Invitational.  Where you will have the chance to win over $95,000 in prizes and qualify for a 2012 Starcitygames.com Invitational over the course of three fun-filled days of Magic.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Open Series, including the 2012 schedule, click here!

Live Coverage from SCGLive ALL WEEKEND!
Can't make it to the event? Follow complete written coverage and live broadcasting with Adrian Sullivan, Ben Seck and Robert Martin all weekend long, courtesy of the professionals at SCGLive! Visit SCGLive for more information!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
Gwinnett Convention Center
Hall A-B
6400 Sugarloaf Parkway
Duluth, GA 30097

HOTELS
Courtyard Gwinnett Mall
3550 Venture Parkway
Duluth, GA 30096

Distance from venue: 4.1 miles
FREE Parking
Rate: $60/ night, King rooms only

Call 800.321.2211 and ask for the "StarCityGames" room block at the Courtyard Gwinnett Mall or make an online reservation at:
http://bit.ly/PV02CE

Rate expires on Thursday, September 13th!

SPECIAL GUESTS[/B]
SPECIAL GUESTS
Lindsay Burley (Harrisburg, PA)
Lindsay will be selling and creating her unique brand of 3-D cards and tokens as well as custom playmats! Check out her work here: www.3dalters.weebly.com then stop by and check out these awesome cards! For special commissions before the event you can contact Lindsay at 3Dalters@gmail.com. Don't forget to stop by YouTube for a peek into the creative process: http://www.youtube.com/user/dixiebornandbred147

Chris King (Jacksonville, FL)
You can see examples of Chris King's alters and place custom orders at his website: http://magicalteredartcards.webs.com/apps/photos/

Ron Faris of Black Wing Studio (Daytona Beach, FL)
Ron Faris will be painting custom card alterations at the event!  Check out his unique alters by following him on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/BlackWingAlters or his blog at http://blackwingstudio.blogspot.com/ and as always, you can e-mail him at blackwingalters@yahoo.com for commission information!

Eric Claar (Indianapolis, IN)
Eric Claar brings his unique style of alters to the StarCityGames.com Open Series. Know for his minimalist 'blueprint' style as well as full art pieces, you can check out his work on facebook (www.facebook.com/claarbar) and Deviant Art. (claarbar.deviantart.com/) For commissions, you can contact him through facebook or e-mail cbalters@gmail.com.

Amber Musick
Amber Musick will be at this event offering her custom, full art playmats and tokens as well as creating new works of art and customizing your playmat with original art.  Pricing and her current offering of playmats can be found on her deviant art page: zhycalui.deviantart.com. You can contact Amber at zhycalui@gmail.com to request a playmat to be picked up at the event.

REGISTRATION
Registration for the Invitational begins Friday at 10:00 AM and registration for the Opens on Saturday and Sunday begins at 8:00 AM. Registration for all events end ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, 9/21[/u]
StarCityGames.com $75,000 Invitational
Format: Mixed Standard and Legacy
Start Time: 11:00 AM (Registration begins at 10:00 AM)
Structure: Up to three days of competition.
Day 1: 4 rounds of Legacy followed by 4 rounds of Standard.  Top 96 players or players with a record of X-3(whichever is greater) will advance to day 2.
Day 2: 4 rounds of Legacy followed by 4 rounds of Standard.
Day 3: Top 8 Single Elimination, Legacy Format, best of 5 rounds using the modified play/draw rule based on swiss standings.
Head Judge: John Alderfer
REL: Competitive, 3X Planeswalker Points Multiplier
Prizes:
1st: $15,000 (or $18,750 in StarCityGames.com online store credit), 30 Open Points, & the StarCityGames.com Invitational Trophy!
2nd: $10,000 (or $12,500 in StarCityGames.com online store credit) & 25 Open Points.
3rd-4th: $6,000 (or $7,500 in StarCityGames.com online store credit) & 20 Open Points.
5th-8th: $3,000 (or $3,750 in StarCityGames.com online store credit) & 15 Open Points.
9th-12th: $1,500 (or $1,875 in StarCityGames.com online store credit) & 10 Points.
13th-16th: $1,000 (or $1,250 in StarCityGames.com online store credit) & 8 Points.
17th-32nd: $500 (or $625 in StarCityGames.com online store credit) & 5 Open Points.
33rd-64th: $250 (or $312.50 in StarCityGames.com online store credit) & 3 Open Points.
65th +: 2 Open Points.

StarCityGames.com Standard Challenge
Start Time: Registration at 5:00 PM., Round 1 at 6:30 PM.
Entry Fee: $10.00
Format: Standard
Structure: 4 rounds of Swiss
Prizes: 4-0: $50 Dealer Credit
3-0-1: $25 Dealer Credit and 3 Booster Packs
3-1: 6 Booster Packs
2 wins: 1 Booster Pack

Saturday, 9/22 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)
StarCityGames.com Standard Open
Start Time: 10:00 AM (Registration begins at 8:00 AM)
Entry Fee: $40 (cash)
Format: Standard
Structure: Modified Swiss with a cut to the single-elimination Top 8. Quarterfinals (Top Eight) will be held on Saturday night after the Swiss. The semifinals (Top Four) and finals (Top Two) will be held on Sunday morning at 8 AM.
Head Judge: John Carter
REL: Competitive, 3X Planeswalker Points Multiplier
Prizes:
1st: 20 Open Points, $2,400 (or $3,000 in StarCityGames.com online store credit) & the StarCityGames.com Standard Open Trophy!
2nd: 15 Open Points, plus $1,200 (or $1500 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
3rd-4th: 10 Open Points, plus $600 (or $750 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
5th-8th: 8 Open Points, plus $300 (or $375 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
9th-32nd: 4 Open Points, plus $100 (or $125 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
33rd-64th: 2 Open Points, plus $50 (or $62.50 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
65th+: 1 Open Point

Two-Headed Giant Sealed
Start Time: Registration at 2 p.m., Deck Construction at 3 p.m.
Entry Fee: $30 per team
Format: Current format 2HG Sealed (8 packs per team – build two 40-card minimum decks)
Structure: 4 rounds of Swiss
Prizes:   
4-0: 8 Booster Packs per Team
3-0-1: 6 Booster Packs per Team
3-1: 4 Booster Packs per Team
2 wins: 2 Booster Packs per Team

StarCityGames.com Legacy Challenge
Start Time:  Registration at 4 p.m., Round 1 at 5 p.m.
Entry Fee: $10 ($5 if you played in the StarCityGames.com Standard Open)
Format: Legacy
Rounds: 4 Rounds of Swiss
Prizes: 4-0: $50 Dealer Credit
3-0-1: $25 Dealer Credit and 3 Booster Packs
3-1: 6 Booster Packs
2 wins: 1 Booster Pack

Sunday, 9/23 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)

StarCityGames.com Legacy Open
Format: Legacy
Entry Fee: $40 (cash)
Start Time: 10:00 AM (Registration begins at 8:00 AM)
Structure: Modified Swiss with a cut to the single-elimination Top 8.
Head Judge: Tasha Jamison
REL: Competitive, 3X Planeswalker Points Multiplier
Prizes
1st: 20 Open Points, $2,400 (or $3,000 in StarCityGames.com online store credit) & the StarCityGames.com Legacy Open Trophy!
2nd: 15 Open Points, plus $1,200 (or $1500 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
3rd-4th: 10 Open Points, plus $600 (or $750 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
5th-8th: 8 Open Points, plus $300 (or $375 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
9th-32nd: 4 Open Points, plus $100 (or $125 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
33rd-64th: 2 Open Points, plus $50 (or $62.50 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
65th+: 1 Open Point

StarCityGames.com Draft Opens[/size]
Entry Fee: $40 (cash only)
Start Time: 9 AM, 12PM and 3PM (Registration for the Draft Opens begins at 8am)
Structure: 64 players per Draft Open. If the Draft Open is 32 players or less, it will be run as a two round Single Elimination event of four pods. If it is 33-64 players, it will run three rounds of Swiss with between 5 and 8 pods. Once those rounds are completed, the top 8 players from the event will draft and play out a single elimination Top 8.
REL: Competitive
Prizes:
1st: 10 Open Points, plus $600 (or $750 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
2nd: 8 Open Points, plus $300 (or $375 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
3rd-4th: 4 Open Points, plus $200 (or $250 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
5th-8th: 2 Open Points, plus $100 (or $125 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
9th+: 1 Open Point

Two-Headed Giant Sealed
Start Time: Registration at 11 AM, Deck Construction at 12:00 PM.
Entry Fee: $30.00 per team
Format: Current format 2HG Sealed (8 packs – build two 40-card minimum decks)
Structure: 4 rounds of Swiss
Prizes:
4-0: 8 Booster Packs per Team
3-0-1: 6 Booster Packs per Team
3-1: 4 Booster Packs per Team
2 wins: 2 Booster Packs per Team

Draft Challenge
Start Time: Registration at 2 PM, Deck Construction at 3PM.
Entry Fee: $20
Format: Called Draft
Rules Enforcement Level: Regular
Structure: 3 rounds of Swiss paired in pod
Prizes:
3-0: $50 Store Credit
2-0-1: $25 Store Credit and 3 Booster Packs
2-1: 6 Booster Packs

SIDE EVENTS – 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM FRI, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM SAT-SUN
Single elimination booster drafts
Entry: $10.00
Prizes: 3 boosters to 1st Place (or entry into the next draft)

Single elimination competitive booster drafts
Entry: $15.00
Prizes: 1st Place - 8 Boosters
           2nd Place - 4 Boosters

Single elimination constructed tournaments
Entry Fee: $15.00
Prizes: Box (36 Packs) to 1st Place

Four Player Commander Chaos Games
Entry Fee: $5.00
Prizes:
1st Place: $20 Dealer Credit

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application at http://www.dcifamily.org/events/498/staff/apply.

Judge certification for level one (L1) and advancement to level two (L2) is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com at least two weeks prior to the event.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Classic Series
* Win a Draft Open
* Gain 20 Open Points
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

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.

DIRECTIONS
In the Venue you can find us using this map:


For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.
18  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / 09/15/12 - StarCityGames.com Classis Series: Richmond on: August 21, 2012, 12:51:07 pm
Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Classic Series – Richmond! Here you will have the chance to win $5,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2012 StarCityGames.com Invitational.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Classic Series, click here!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
403 North Third Street
Richmond, VA 23219
804.783.7300

HOTEL
Hilton Garden Inn Richmond Downtown
501 East Broad Street
Richmond, Virginia, 23219

Distance from venue: 1 block
Rate: $109 /night

Use the following link:
http://bit.ly/OZwKEi

Rate guaranteed until August 31st.

REGISTRATION
Registration begins at 8 AM, and ends ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. All event registration is cash only. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

StarCityGames.com Classic
Start Time: 10 AM (Registration begins at 8 AM)
Entry Fee: $30 (cash)
Format: Standard
Structure: Modified Swiss with a cut to the single-elimination Top 8.
REL: Competitive
Prizes:
1st: 10 Open Points, $1,200 (or $1,500 in StarCityGames.com online store credit) & the StarCityGames.com Classic Series Trophy!
2nd: 8 Open Points, plus $600 (or $750 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
3rd-4th: 6 Open Points, plus $400 (or $500 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
5th-8th: 4 Open Points, plus $200 (or $250 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
9th-16th: 3 Open Points, plus $100 (or $125 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
17th-32nd: 2 Open Points, plus $50 (or $62.50 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
33rd+: 1 Open Point

Two-Headed Giant Sealed
Start Time: Registration at 1 PM, Deck Construction at 2 PM
Entry Fee: $30 per team
Format: Current format 2HG Sealed (8 packs per team – build two 40-card minimum decks)
Structure: 4 rounds of Swiss
Prizes:
4-0: 8 Booster Packs per Team
3-0-1: 6 Booster Packs per Team
3-1: 4 Booster Packs per Team
2 wins: 2 Booster Packs per Team

StarCityGames.com Standard Challenge
Start Time: Registration at 3 PM, Round 1 at 4 PM
Entry Fee: $10.00
Format: Standard
Structure: 4 rounds of Swiss
Prizes: 4-0: $50 Dealer Credit
3-0-1: $25 Dealer Credit and 3 Booster Packs
3-1: 6 Booster Packs
2 wins: 1 Booster Pack

Side Events - All Day
Single elimination booster drafts - $10
Single elimination competitive booster drafts - $15
Single elimination constructed tournaments (Standard, Modern, Legacy) – $15
Four Player Commander Chaos Games - $5

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application via http://www.dcifamily.org/events/538.

Judge certification for level one (L1) and advancement to level two (L2) is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com at least two weeks prior to the event.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Classic Series
* Win a Draft Open
* Gain 20 Open Points
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Invitational Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

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.

DIRECTIONS
In the Venue you can find us using this map:

For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

I-95 North Bound:
Exit #74C Medical College of Virginia stay to the left and take Broad Street/State Capitol/Coliseum exit. Go west on Broad Street to North 3rd Street. Turn right onto 3rd Street. Travel Ľ of a block, turn right into the Greater Richmond Convention Center’s Parking Deck.

I-95 South/64 East Bound:
Exit I-95 to the exit #75 I-64 East/3rd Street. Bear right for 3rd Street. (Do not go straight on the junction, it will take you to I-64 East). Travel ahead to 3rd and Marshall streets. The Greater Richmond Center Parking Deck will be on the left.

I-64 West Bound (from Airport):
Exit #190 5th Street exit. Proceed to 5th and Jackson streets. Turn right onto Jackson Street and proceed to 3rd Street. Turn left onto 3rd Street. Travel three blocks to 3rd and Marshall streets and turn left into the Greater Richmond Convention Center’s Parking Deck.

MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.
19  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / 09/15/12 - 9/16/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: Los Angeles @ Comikaze on: August 21, 2012, 12:39:14 pm
Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Open Series: Los Angeles at Stan Lee’s Comikaze!  Here you will have the chance to win over $20,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2012 StarCityGames.com Invitational over the course of two fun-filled days of Magic.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Open Series, including the 2012 schedule, click here!

For a map of all locations of the second, third and fourth quarter of the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series, click here!

Live Coverage from SCGLive ALL WEEKEND!
Can't make it to the event? Follow complete written coverage and live broadcasting with Cedric Phillips and Patrick Chapin all weekend long, courtesy of the professionals at SCGLive! Visit SCGLive for more information!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
Los Angeles Convention Center
Gaming Hall
1201 South Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015

HOTEL
Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown Hotel
711 Hope Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Parking: $10 self-Day, $28 self-Overnight
Distance from venue: 6 blocks
Rate: Starting at $149/night, call 1.800.325.3535
Rate guaranteed until August 15, 2012

SPECIAL GUESTS[/B]
Eric Deschamps
Eric Deschamps is both a sci-fi/fantasy illustrator and a video game concept artist. For the past decade Eric has worked with a diverse list of clients including publishing, video game and advertising companies.
His artwork has been featured on Magic cards such as: Celestial Colonnade, Elbrus the Binding Blade/Withengar Unbound, Garruk Relentless/Garruk the Veil-cursed, Jin-Gitaxias Core Augur, Koth of the Hammer, Lightmine Field, Mortarpod, Tamiyo the Moon Sage and Venser the Sojourner.

Michael Hayes
Artist Michael Hayes from San Diego has had his art featured on Magic Cards since the Magic 2012 set.  Some cards of note are: Vish Kal Blood Arbiter, Reckless Wair/Merciless Predator, Mind Sculpt and Civilized Scholar/Homicidal Brute.

Howard Lyons
Howard began his career studying illustration with artists such as Don Seegmiller, James Christensen and Greg Olsen. Over the past 13 years he has worked in the video game industry as an Art Director and as a concept artist and freelance illustrator for clients such as Wizards of the Coast, Blizzard Entertainment and Electronic Arts.
His artwork has been featured on Magic cards such as: Basilisk Collar, Bojuka Bog, Cloudshift, Mana Leak (M12), Rings of Brighthearth, Sign in Blood, Time Reversal, Vivid Grove and Wall of Denial.

Eric Claar (Indianapolis, IN)
Eric Claar brings his unique style of alters to the StarCityGames.com Open Series. Know for his minimalist 'blueprint' style as well as full art pieces, you can check out his work on facebook (www.facebook.com/claarbar) and Deviant Art. (claarbar.deviantart.com/) For commissions, you can contact him through facebook or e-mail cbalters@gmail.com.

REGISTRATION
Registration begins at 8 AM, and ends ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. All event registration is cash only. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – For more Information, see the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series Detailed Schedule of Events

Saturday, 9/15 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)
10:00 AM - Standard Open - $40
3:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
5:00 PM - Legacy Challenge - $10/$5 - 4 Round Side Event

Sunday, 9/16 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)[/b]
10:00 AM – Legacy Open - $40
12:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
3:00 PM – Draft Challenge - $20 – 3 Round Side Event

SIDE EVENTS – 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM Both Days
Single elimination booster drafts - $10
Single elimination competitive booster drafts - $15
Single elimination constructed tournaments (Standard, Modern, Legacy) – $15
Four Player Commander Chaos Games - $5

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application at http://www.dcifamily.org/events/497/staff/apply.

Judge certification for level one (L1) and advancement to level two (L2) is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com at least two weeks prior to the event.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Classic Series
* Win a Draft Open
* Gain 20 Open Points
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Invitational Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

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.

DIRECTIONS
In the Venue you can find us using this map:


For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

110 From the South:
From 110 NORTH, transition to the 10 WEST
Exit immediately from the LEFT lane to PICO Blvd.
The PICO off-ramp becomes L.A. Live Wy.
Turn RIGHT into the West Hall parking garage.

110 From the North:
From 110 SOUTH, exit at OLYMPIC Blvd.
LEFT at bottom of ramp onto BLAINE.
LEFT on 11th St.
Immediate RIGHT on L.A. Live Wy.
LEFT into the West Hall garage.

10 From the East:
From 10 WEST, transition to the 110 NORTH (Downtown).
EXIT at PICO Blvd.
The PICO off-ramp becomes L.A. Live Wy.
Turn RIGHT into the West Hall parking garage.

10 From the West:
From 10 EAST, exit at GRAND Ave.
Turn LEFT on OLIVE St.
LEFT on PICO Blvd.
Turn RIGHT on L.A. Live Wy.
RIGHT into the West Hall parking garage.

From the Los Angeles International Airport(LAX):
Take the Century Boulevard exit to the Century Freeway (105) East.
Take the Harbor Freeway (110) North to the Santa Monica Freeway (10) West.
Exit at Pico Boulevard and proceed northward.

From the Burbank Airport:
Exit the airport via Empire Avenue.
Turn left on Hollywood Way (note direction sign to the Golden State Freeway (5)   South at Empire and Hollywood Way Intersection)
Take the Golden State Freeway (5) South to the Harbor Freeway (110) South.
Exit at Olympic Boulevard.
Turn left at the bottom of the off-ramp onto Blaine St.
Turn left on 11th Street.

MetroLink From Union Station:
Take the Metro Red Line.
Exit at 7th Street then transfer to the Metro Blue Line (Long Beach).
Exit at Pico Boulevard Station.
Then walk one block west to Figueroa Street.

Commuter Express Commuter Express from Downtown Los Angeles:
Take route 413 - From Temple/Hill (Civic Center) to 11th /Figueroa Street (LACC).

From the Long Beach Airport:
Exit the airport via E. Donald Douglas Drive.
Turn right on N. Lakewood Blvd.Take ramp onto (405) Freeway North toward Santa Monica.
Take the Harbor Freeway exit onto (110) Freeway going north toward Los Angeles.
Take the Santa Monica (10) Freeway and exit toward Pico Blvd.
Continue on L.A. Live Wy.
Turn right on West Pico Blvd.
Turn left on South Figueroa Street. Arrive at 1201 South Figueroa Street on the left.

MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.
20  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / 09/08/12 - StarCityGames.com Classic Series: Birmingham on: August 13, 2012, 12:16:45 pm
Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Classic Series – Birmingham! Here you will have the chance to win $5,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2012 StarCityGames.com Invitational.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Classic Series, click here!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Center
South Meeting Rooms A-J
2100 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. North
Birmingham, AL 35203

HOTEL
Sheraton Birmingham Hotel
2101 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd North
Birmingham, AL 35203

Distance from Venue: Next Door!
Rate: 109/night for single/double, 119/night for triple, 129/night for quad.
Parking: $8 per 24 hours.

Call (205) 324-5000 and mention 'StarCityGames'

SPECIAL GUESTS
Chris King (Jacksonville, FL)
You can see examples of Chris King's alters and place custom orders at his http://magicalteredartcards.webs.com/apps/photos/.

REGISTRATION
Registration begins at 8 AM, and ends ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. All event registration is cash only. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

StarCityGames.com Classic
Start Time: 10 AM (Registration begins at 8 AM)
Entry Fee: $30 (cash)
Format: Standard
Structure: Modified Swiss with a cut to the single-elimination Top 8.
REL: Competitive
Prizes:
1st: 10 Open Points, $1,200 (or $1,500 in StarCityGames.com online store credit) & the StarCityGames.com Classic Series Trophy!
2nd: 8 Open Points, plus $600 (or $750 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
3rd-4th: 6 Open Points, plus $400 (or $500 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
5th-8th: 4 Open Points, plus $200 (or $250 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
9th-16th: 3 Open Points, plus $100 (or $125 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
17th-32nd: 2 Open Points, plus $50 (or $62.50 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
33rd+: 1 Open Point

Two-Headed Giant Sealed
Start Time: Registration at 1 PM, Deck Construction at 2 PM
Entry Fee: $30 per team
Format: Current format 2HG Sealed (8 packs per team – build two 40-card minimum decks)
Structure: 4 rounds of Swiss
Prizes:
4-0: 8 Booster Packs per Team
3-0-1: 6 Booster Packs per Team
3-1: 4 Booster Packs per Team
2 wins: 2 Booster Packs per Team

StarCityGames.com Standard Challenge
Start Time: Registration at 3 PM, Round 1 at 4 PM
Entry Fee: $10.00
Format: Standard
Structure: 4 rounds of Swiss
Prizes: 4-0: $50 Dealer Credit
3-0-1: $25 Dealer Credit and 3 Booster Packs
3-1: 6 Booster Packs
2 wins: 1 Booster Pack

Side Events - All Day
Single elimination booster drafts - $10
Single elimination competitive booster drafts - $15
Single elimination constructed tournaments (Standard, Modern, Legacy) – $15
Four Player Commander Chaos Games - $5

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application via http://www.dcifamily.org/events/537/.

Judge certification for level one (L1) and advancement to level two (L2) is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com at least two weeks prior to the event.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Classic Series
* Win a Draft Open
* Gain 20 Open Points
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Invitational Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

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.

DIRECTIONS
In the Venue you can find us using this map:



For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

From Atlanta and Gadsden
Take 22nd Street exit from I-20/59 west (125) At bottom of ramp go straight across 22nd Street. At the next intersection take a right on to Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd North. The Sheraton Birmingham Hotel and Medical Forum are on your right and the Arena, Concert Hall, Exhibition Halls and Meeting Rooms are on your left.

From US Hwy 280
Take Carraway Blvd. exit. At the second light take left on to Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd North. Go four blocks.

From Huntsville, Montgomery or Tuscaloosa
At the downtown interchange of I-20/59 and I-65 take I-20/59 east to Atlanta and Gadsden. Take the 17th Street exit (125A) and turn left on to 8th Avenue (first light). Take left on 19th Street, go under the interstate and the Arena is on the right side of the street.

MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.
21  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / 09/08/12 - 9/09/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: Portland on: August 13, 2012, 12:12:23 pm
Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Open Series: Portland!  Here you will have the chance to win over $20,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2012 StarCityGames.com Invitational over the course of two fun-filled days of Magic.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Open Series, including the 2012 schedule, click here!

For a map of all locations of the second, third and fourth quarter of the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series, click here!

Live Coverage from SCGLive ALL WEEKEND!
Can't make it to the event? Follow complete written coverage and live broadcasting with Cedric Phillips and Patrick Sullivan all weekend long, courtesy of the professionals at SCGLive! Visit SCGLive for more information!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
Oregon Convention Center
Oregon Ballroom 203-204
777 NE MLK, Jr. Blvd.
Portland, Oregon 97232

HOTEL
Residence Inn Portland Downtown
1710 NE Multnomah Street
Portland, Oregon 97232

Distance from venue: 0.8 miles
Rate: $99/ night

Use the following link:
http://bit.ly/N4J1cq

or call the hotel directly at (503) 288-1400. Please identify yourself as an attendee of the Star City Games Portland.

SPECIAL GUESTS
rk post
Magic Artist rk post will be joining us in Portland!
His art is featured on cards such as Avatar of Woe, Ichorid, Morphling, Tidehollow Sculler, and more!

Miranda Roberts
Miranda Roberts brings her alters to the StarcityGames.com Open Series. Specializing in full alters and extended-art 'borderless' cards. Don't miss out on these one of a kind cards! You can check out her work and contact her for commissions through facebook (https://www.facebook.com/mirandascards) or email (himowa@gmail.com).

REGISTRATION
Registration begins at 8 AM, and ends ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. All event registration is cash only. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – For more Information, see the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series Detailed Schedule of Events

Saturday, 9/08 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)
10:00 AM - Standard Open - $40
3:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
5:00 PM - Legacy Challenge - $10/$5 - 4 Round Side Event

Sunday, 9/09 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)[/b]
10:00 AM – Legacy Open - $40
12:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
3:00 PM – Draft Challenge - $20 – 3 Round Side Event

SIDE EVENTS – 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM Both Days
Single elimination booster drafts - $10
Single elimination competitive booster drafts - $15
Single elimination constructed tournaments (Standard, Modern, Legacy) – $15
Four Player Commander Chaos Games - $5

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application at http://www.dcifamily.org/events/496/staff/apply.

Judge certification for level one (L1) and advancement to level two (L2) is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com at least two weeks prior to the event.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Classic Series
* Win a Draft Open
* Gain 20 Open Points
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Invitational Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

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.

DIRECTIONS
In the Venue you can find us using this map:


For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

From I-5 Northbound: Take Rose Quarter, Broadway/
Weidler Street Exit (Exit 302 A), go right on
Weidler, and right on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

From I-5 Southbound: Take Rose Quarter/City Center
Exit, (Exit 302A) go across Broadway, then left on
Weidler, and right on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

From I-84: Take Lloyd Blvd. Exit (Exit 1) stay on Lloyd
Blvd. all the way to the Convention Center.

From Portland International Airport (PDX): Take I-205
South to I-84 West, take Lloyd Blvd. Exit (Exit 1) stay
on Lloyd Blvd. all the way to the Convention Center.

MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.
22  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / Re: 08/11/12 - 08/12/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: Kansas City on: August 08, 2012, 03:01:05 pm
We are pleased to announce that Magic Artist Dan Scott will be making a one-day appearance at the Kansas City Open from approximately 12-5pm on Saturday.
His art appears on popular Magic cards such as: Ponder (3 moons), Akroma's Memorial, Burning-Tree Shaman, Ethersworn Adjudicator, Gather the Townsfolk, Intet, the Dreamer, Kavu Predator, Lightning Crafter, Memory Plunder, Ninja of the Deep Hours, Reiterate, Repeal, Sickening Shoal, Slagstorm, Solemn Simulacrum (M12), Wild Ricochet.

He will also be appearing at the Atlanta Invitational on 9/21-9-23.
23  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / Re: 09/01/12 - 09/02/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: Minneapolis on: August 08, 2012, 02:53:13 pm
Just a reminder the discounted rate for the hotel we've posted ends on Friday.
24  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / 09/01/12 - StarCityGames.com Classic Series: Knoxville on: July 26, 2012, 03:53:50 pm
Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Classic Series – Knoxville! Here you will have the chance to win $5,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2012 StarCityGames.com Invitational.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Classic Series, click here!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
Knoxville Convention Center
701 Henley Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
865.522.5669

HOTEL
Hilton Knoxville
501 West Church Avenue
Knoxville TN  37902

Distance from venue: 1 block
Parking: $12/ night at the hotel, or free all weekend at the Locust Street Garage across the street
FREE Wireless
Rate: $99/ night

Call 865.251.2578 and use the group code "SCG"

Rate guaranteed until Sunday, August 5, 2012

REGISTRATION
Registration begins at 8 AM, and ends ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. All event registration is cash only. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

StarCityGames.com Classic
Start Time: 10 AM (Registration begins at 8 AM)
Entry Fee: $30 (cash)
Format: Standard
Structure: Modified Swiss with a cut to the single-elimination Top 8.
REL: Competitive
Prizes:
1st: 10 Open Points, $1,200 (or $1,500 in StarCityGames.com online store credit) & the StarCityGames.com Classic Series Trophy!
2nd: 8 Open Points, plus $600 (or $750 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
3rd-4th: 6 Open Points, plus $400 (or $500 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
5th-8th: 4 Open Points, plus $200 (or $250 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
9th-16th: 3 Open Points, plus $100 (or $125 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
17th-32nd: 2 Open Points, plus $50 (or $62.50 in StarCityGames.com online store credit)
33rd+: 1 Open Point

Two-Headed Giant Sealed
Start Time: Registration at 1 PM, Deck Construction at 2 PM
Entry Fee: $30 per team
Format: Current format 2HG Sealed (8 packs per team – build two 40-card minimum decks)
Structure: 4 rounds of Swiss
Prizes:
4-0: 8 Booster Packs per Team
3-0-1: 6 Booster Packs per Team
3-1: 4 Booster Packs per Team
2 wins: 2 Booster Packs per Team

StarCityGames.com Standard Challenge
Start Time: Registration at 3 PM, Round 1 at 4 PM
Entry Fee: $10.00
Format: Standard
Structure: 4 rounds of Swiss
Prizes: 4-0: $50 Dealer Credit
3-0-1: $25 Dealer Credit and 3 Booster Packs
3-1: 6 Booster Packs
2 wins: 1 Booster Pack

Side Events - All Day
Single elimination booster drafts - $10
Single elimination competitive booster drafts - $15
Single elimination constructed tournaments (Standard, Modern, Legacy) – $15
Four Player Commander Chaos Games - $5

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application via http://www.dcifamily.org/events/536/.

Judge certification is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com prior to the event.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Classic Series
* Win a Draft Open
* Gain 20 Open Points
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Invitational Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

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.

DIRECTIONS
In the Venue you can find us using this map:


For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

Eastbound on I-40:
Take Exit 388 onto 441 South (Henley Street). The Convention Center is at the corner of Henley and Clinch Ave.

Westbound on I-40:
Take Exit 387. Turn right onto Western Ave. At the third traffic light turn right onto Henley Street. The Convention Center is at the corner of Henley Street and Clinch Ave.

Southbound on I-275:
At the I-275/I-40 interchange, bear right onto 441 South (Henley Street). The Convention Center is on the right at the corner of Henley Street and Clinch Ave.

Northbound (from airport):
Take 129 North. Take ramp I-40 East (Asheville) stay in the right lane to Exit 388 onto 441 South (Henley Street), drive to Henley Street. The Convention Center is on the right at the corner of Henley Street and Clinch Avenue.

MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.
25  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / 09/01/12 - 09/02/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: Minneapolis on: July 26, 2012, 03:17:56 pm
Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Open Series – Minneapolis! Here you will have the chance to win over $20,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2012 StarCityGames.com Invitational over the course of two fun-filled days of Magic.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Open Series, including the 2012 schedule click here!

For a map of all locations of the second and third quarter of the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series, click here!

Live Coverage from SCGLive ALL WEEKEND!
Can't make it to the event? Follow complete written coverage and live broadcasting with Jacob Van Lunen and Brad Nelson all weekend long, courtesy of the professionals at SCGLive! Visit SCGLive for more information!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
Minneapolis Convention Center
L100 A-J
1301 2nd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403
1 612.335.6000
http://www.minneapolisconventioncenter.com

HOTEL
Holiday Inn Express Downtown Minneapolis Convention Center
225 South 11th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612.341.3300

Distance from venue: 1 block
Parking: $12
FREE BREAKFAST
FREE WIFI

Rate: $99.95 single/double occupancy; $109.95 triple/quad occupancy
Call 612.341.3300 or 1.800.870.0114 or through http://www.hiexmpls.com using the Group Code of "SCG"

Rate guaranteed until August 10, 2012

SPECIAL GUESTS
Christopher Barracuda (Chicago, IL)
A fresh face in the altering world, Mr. Barracuda will be on-site creating his one-of-a-kind alters as well as mingling and getting to know everyone. So, stop by and chat him up! Check out his creative works at www.photobucket.com/cbarracuda. For special requests and commissions, please contact Chris at christopher.barracuda@yahoo.com.

Amber Musick
Amber Musick will be at this event offering her custom, full art playmats and tokens as well as creating new works of art and customizing your playmat with original art.  Pricing and her current offering of playmats can be found on her deviant art page: zhycalui.deviantart.com. You can contact Amber at zhycalui@gmail.com to request a playmat to be picked up at the event.

Lindsay Burley (Harrisburg, PA)
Lindsay will be selling and creating her unique brand of 3-D cards and tokens as well as custom playmats! Check out her work here: www.3dalters.weebly.com then stop by and check out these awesome cards! For special commissions before the event you can contact Lindsay at 3Dalters@gmail.com.
Don't forget to stop by YouTube for a peek into the creative process: http://www.youtube.com/user/dixiebornandbred147!

REGISTRATION
Registration begins at 8 AM, and ends ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. All event registration is cash only. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – For more Information, see the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series Detailed Schedule of Events

Saturday, September 1, 2012 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)
10:00 AM - Standard Open - $40
3:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
5:00 PM - Legacy Challenge - $10/$5 - 4 Round Side Event

Sunday, September 2, 2012 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)[/b]
10:00 AM – Legacy Open - $40
12:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
3:00 PM – Draft Challenge - $20 – 3 Round Side Event

SIDE EVENTS – 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM Both Days
Single elimination booster drafts - $10
Single elimination competitive booster drafts - $15
Single elimination constructed tournaments (Standard, Modern, Legacy) – $15
Four Player Commander Chaos Games - $5

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application via http://www.dcifamily.org/events/425.

Judge certification for level one (L1) and advancement to level two (L2) is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com prior to the event.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Classic Series
* Win a Draft Open
* Gain 20 Open Points
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Invitational Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

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.

DIRECTIONS
In the Venue you can find us using this map:


For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

From the West (I-94)
Take the 4th Street exit from I-94 and proceed to 2nd Avenue South. (Do NOT turn right onto 2nd Avenue North.) Turn right on 2nd Avenue South and go 8 blocks to Convention Center.

From the West (I-394)
Take Downtown exit (12th Street): follow 12th Street South to 2nd Avenue South and turn right. The Convention Center is on your left.

From the East (I-94)
Take the 11th Street exit: follow 11th Street South until you reach 2nd Avenue South, turn left onto 2nd Avenue South and cross 12th Street South. The Convention Center is on your left. The Underground Plaza Parking Ramp is on your right.

From the South (I-35W)
Follow downtown exit signs to the 11th Street exit and follow 11th Street to 2nd Avenue South. Turn left on 2nd Avenue South and go 1 block to Convention Center.

From the North (I-35W)
Take I-35W to Hwy 280. Follow Hwy 280 to I-94 west. Follow I-94 to the 11th Street exit (NOT 11th Avenue exit). Follow 11th Street to 2nd Avenue South. Turn left on 2nd Avenue South and go 1 block to the Convention Center.

From the Airport Main Terminal
Take Hwy. 55 exit from the airport. Follow Hwy. 55 west to Minneapolis. This will become Hwy. 62 west. Follow Hwy. 62 to I-35W north to Minneapolis downtown exits. Then take the 11th Street exit. Follow 11th Street South to 2nd Avenue South. Turn left on 2nd Avenue South and go 1 block to the Convention Center.

MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.
26  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / 08/25/12 - 08/26/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: Denver on: July 26, 2012, 03:15:42 pm
Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Open Series – Denver! Here you will have the chance to win over $20,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2012 StarCityGames.com Invitational over the course of two fun-filled days of Magic.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Open Series, including the 2012 schedule, click here!

For a map of all locations of the second and third quarter of the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series, click here!

Live Coverage from SCGLive ALL WEEKEND!
Can't make it to the event? Follow complete written coverage and live broadcasting with Adrian Sullivan and Joey Pasco all weekend long, courtesy of the professionals at SCGLive! Visit SCGLive for more information!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
Crowne Plaza Denver International Airport
Salon A
15500 E40th St, Denver, CO 80239
1 303.371.9494
http://www.cpdenverairport.com

HOTEL
Crowne Plaza
Denver International Airport Convention Center
15500 E. 40th Avenue, Denver, CO 80239

Distance to Venue: You're there!
Rate: $89/night for single or double occupancy, plus taxes.
Call 303-371-9494 for reservations and mention Star City Games.
Rate guaranteed until July 11th.

SPECIAL GUESTS
Eric Claar (Indianapolis, IN)
Eric Claar brings his unique style of alters to the StarCityGames.com Open Series. Know for his minimalist 'blueprint' style as well as full art pieces, you can check out his work on facebook (www.facebook.com/claarbar) and Deviant Art. (claarbar.deviantart.com/) For commissions, you can contact him through facebook or e-mail cbalters@gmail.com.

Amber Musick
Amber Musick will be at this event offering her custom, full art playmats and tokens as well as creating new works of art and customizing your playmat with original art.  Pricing and her current offering of playmats can be found on her deviant art page: zhycalui.deviantart.com. You can contact Amber at zhycalui@gmail.com to request a playmat to be picked up at the event.

REGISTRATION
Registration begins at 8 AM, and ends ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. All event registration is cash only. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – For more Information, see the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series Detailed Schedule of Events

Saturday, August 25, 2012 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)
10:00 AM - Standard Open - $40
3:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
5:00 PM - Legacy Challenge - $10/$5 - 4 Round Side Event

Sunday, August 26, 2012 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)[/b]
10:00 AM – Legacy Open - $40
12:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
3:00 PM – Draft Challenge - $20 – 3 Round Side Event

SIDE EVENTS – 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM Both Days
Single elimination booster drafts - $10
Single elimination competitive booster drafts - $15
Single elimination constructed tournaments (Standard, Modern, Legacy) – $15
Four Player Commander Chaos Games - $5

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application via http://www.dcifamily.org/events/424.

Judge certification for level one (L1) and advancement to level two (L2) is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com prior to the event.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Win a Draft Open
* Gain 20 Open Points
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Invitational Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

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.

DIRECTIONS
In the Venue you can find us using this map:


For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

From the North:
Take Interstate 25 to Interstate 270 East. Follow I-270 onto Interstate 70 east to Chambers Road and turn north (left) to 40th Avenue. Make a right on 40th Avenue, the hotel will be on your right.

From the South:
Take Interstate 25 to Interstate 70 east. Follow I-70 east to Chambers Road and turn north (left). Make a right on 40th Avenue, the hotel will be on your right.

From Denver International Airport:
Head towards Denver on Pena Boulevard. Take 40th Avenue exit west (right), hotel will be on left just before Chambers Road.

MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.
27  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / 08/11/12 - 08/12/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: Kansas City on: July 09, 2012, 01:35:20 pm
Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Open Series – Kansas City! Here you will have the chance to win over $20,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2012 StarCityGames.com Invitational over the course of two fun-filled days of Magic.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Open Series, including the 2012 schedule, click here!

For a map of all locations of the second and third quarter of the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series, click here!

Live Coverage from SCGLive ALL WEEKEND!
Can't make it to the event? Follow complete written coverage and live broadcasting with Jacob Van Lunen and Brad Nelson all weekend long, courtesy of the professionals at SCGLive! Visit SCGLive for more information!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
Kansas City Convention Center
301 West 13th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105
http://www.kcconvention.com

HOTEL
Holiday Inn Aladdin
1215 Wyandotte St
Kansas City, MO 64105
(816)421-8888
Reservations

Rate: $99/night
Rate Guaranteed Until: 8/3/2012
Mention "StarCity Games"

SPECIAL GUESTS
Dan Scott
Magic Artist Dan Scott will be making a one-day appearance at the Kansas City Open from approximately 12-5pm on Saturday.
His art appears on popular Magic cards such as: Ponder (3 moons), Akroma's Memorial, Burning-Tree Shaman, Ethersworn Adjudicator, Gather the Townsfolk, Intet, the Dreamer, Kavu Predator, Lightning Crafter, Memory Plunder, Ninja of the Deep Hours, Reiterate, Repeal, Sickening Shoal, Slagstorm, Solemn Simulacrum (M12), Wild Ricochet.

He will also be appearing at the Atlanta Invitational on 9/21-9-23.

Amber Musick
Amber Musick will be at this event offering her custom, full art playmats and tokens as well as creating new works of art and customizing your playmat with original art.  Pricing and her current offering of playmats can be found on her deviant art page: zhycalui.deviantart.com. You can contact Amber at zhycalui@gmail.com to request a playmat to be picked up at the event.

Christopher Barracuda (Chicago, IL)
A fresh face in the altering world, Mr. Barracuda will be on-site creating his one-of-a-kind alters as well as mingling and getting to know everyone. So, stop by and chat him up! Check out his creative works at www.photobucket.com/cbarracuda. For special requests and commissions, please contact Chris at christopher.barracuda@yahoo.com.

Eric Claar (Indianapolis, IN)
Eric Claar brings his unique style of alters to the StarCityGames.com Open Series. Know for his minimalist 'blueprint' style as well as full art pieces, you can check out his work on facebook (www.facebook.com/claarbar) and Deviant Art. (claarbar.deviantart.com/) For commissions, you can contact him through facebook or e-mail cbalters@gmail.com.

REGISTRATION
Registration begins at 8 AM, and ends ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. All event registration is cash only. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – For more Information, see the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series Detailed Schedule of Events

Saturday, August 11, 2012 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)
10:00 AM - Standard Open - $40
3:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
5:00 PM - Legacy Challenge - $10/$5 - 4 Round Side Event

Sunday, August 12, 2012 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)[/b]
10:00 AM – Legacy Open - $40
12:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
3:00 PM – Draft Challenge - $20 – 3 Round Side Event

SIDE EVENTS – 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM Both Days
Single elimination booster drafts - $10
Single elimination competitive booster drafts - $15
Single elimination constructed tournaments (Standard, Modern, Legacy) – $15
Four Player Commander Chaos Games - $5

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application via http://www.dcifamily.org/events/423.

Judge certification for level one (L1) and advancement to level two (L2) is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com prior to the event.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Classic Series
* Win a Draft Open
* Gain 20 Open Points
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Invitational Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

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.

DIRECTIONS
In the Venue you can find us using this map:


For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

From Lenexa and Overland Park, Kan.
Take I-35 North to downtown KC/Broadway exit. Turn left (north) onto Broadway Boulevard - follow Broadway Boulevard north to 12th Street. Turn right onto 12th Street and follow 12th Street east to Wyandotte Street. (Approximately 2 blocks). Turn right on Wyandotte Street and the entrance to the Barney Allis Plaza parking garage is to the immediate right, before the intersection of 13th and Wyandotte Streets.

From Kansas City North
Take I-29 South over the Broadway Bridge. Continue south on Broadway Boulevard to 12th Street. Turn left (east) onto 12th Street and follow 12th Street east to Wyandotte St. (approximately 2 blocks). Turn right onto Wyandotte St. and the entrance to the Barney Allis Plaza parking garage is to the immediate right, before the intersection of 13th and Wyandotte Streets.

From Kansas City, Kan.
Take I-70 East to Broadway Boulevard exit. Turn right (south) onto Broadway Boulevard. Proceed to 12th Street, turn left, and follow 12th Street east to Wyandotte St. (approximately 2 blocks). Turn right on Wyandotte Street. The Barney Allis parking garage is located, before the intersection of 13th and Wyandotte Streets.

From the Country Club Plaza area
Go north on Main St. to 13th Street. Turn left (west) on 13th Street and drive approximately 2 blocks to Wyandotte St. Turn right onto Wyandotte St. The parking garage will be on the immediate left side of the street, before the intersection of 12th and Wyandotte Streets.

MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.
28  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / Re: 07/14/12 - 07/15/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: St. Louis on: July 09, 2012, 01:12:11 pm
We've had a change in our Alterist lineup.  We now have Chris Bergenson, Eric Claar and Amber Musick!
29  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / Re: 07/21/12 - 07/22/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: Las Vegas on: July 09, 2012, 01:10:23 pm
We've had a change in our Alterist lineup.  We now have Amber Musick for the weekend.
30  Vintage Community Discussion / Non-Vintage / Re: 08/04/12 - 08/05/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: Washington, D.C. on: July 05, 2012, 09:39:22 am
We've negotiated a reduced parking rate with the Courtyard by Marriott Convention center - the rate is now $20/night (down from $38/night) if you book under the "StarCityGames August Open Series" group code.
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