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Author Topic: 08/28 & 08/29/10 - StarCityGames.com Open: Minneapolis  (Read 724 times)
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« on: July 12, 2010, 12:29:21 pm »



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

For a map of all the Star City Games Open locations in 2010, click here!

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

EVENT SITE
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55403
http://www.minneapolisconventioncenter.com/

HOTEL ROOM BLOCKS
Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis Downtown
1101 4th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55404
Distance to Convention Center:  0.27 miles
Parking:  $24.00 per night

Room Rate:  $99.00 per night plus tax
Phone:  612.367.5965
Book Online Here
Group Name:  Star City Games
Reservation Code:  SCG
Rates will be available at this hotel from 8/28/10 thru 8/30/10
Cut off date to receive discounted room rate:  7/29/10 (but may be extended)

Doubletree Hotel Minneapolis – Park Place
1500 Park Place Blvd
Minneapolis, MN  55416
Distance to Convention Center:  5.50 miles
Parking:  Free

Room Rate:  $95.00 per night plus tax
Phone:  952.542.8600
Book Online Here
Group Name:  Star City Games
Reservation Code:  SCG
Rates will be available at this hotel from 8/27/10 thru 8/29/10
Cut off date to receive discounted room rate:  8/7/10 (but may be extended)

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, August 27th (Doors open at 6:00 PM)

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Format: Standard
Entry Fee: $5 (FREE with Preregistration for an Open Event)
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Structure: Four (4) Rounds of Swiss
Prizes:
4-0: Seven (7) packs of Magic 2011
3-0-1: Five (5) packs of Magic 2011
3-1: Three (3) packs of Magic 2011
2-2 or 2-1-1 or 2-0-2: One (1) pack of Magic 2011

Saturday, August 28th (Doors open at 8:00 AM)

StarCityGames.com Standard Open
Format: Standard
Entry Fee: $30
Start Time: 10:00 AM (Registration begins at 8:00 AM)
Structure: Modified Swiss with a cut to the T8.
Head Judge: Chris Richter
K-Value: 32
REL: Competitive
Prizes:
1st: 20 points, $2,000 & the StarCityGames.com Standard Open Trophy!
2nd: 15 points, plus $600
3rd-4th: 10 points, plus $400
5th-8th: 5 points, plus $200
9th-16th: 3 points, plus $100
17th-32nd: $50
Participation:  1 point

Two-Headed Giant Sealed
Start Time: Registration at 2 p.m., Deck Construction at 3 p.m.
Entry Fee: $30.00 per team
Format: Current format 2HG Sealed (8 packs – build two 40-card minimum decks)
Rounds: 3 Rounds of Swiss
Prizes:   
3-0: 16 Booster Packs pet Team
2-0-1: 12 Booster Packs per Team
2-1: 8 Booster Packs per Team

StarCityGames.com Legacy Challenge
Start Time:  Registration at 4 p.m., Round 1 at 5 p.m.
Entry Fee: $10.00 ($5.00 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, August 29th (Doors open at 8:00 AM)

StarCityGames.com Legacy Open
Format: Legacy
Entry Fee: $30
Start Time: 10:00 AM (Registration begins at 8:00 AM)
Structure: Modified Swiss with a cut to the T8.
Head Judge: David Rappaport
K-Value: 32
REL: Competitive
Prizes
1st: 20 points, $2,000 & the StarCityGames.com Legacy Open Trophy!
2nd: 15 points, plus $600
3rd-4th: 10 points, plus $400
5th-8th: 5 points, plus $200
9th-16th: 3 points, plus $100
17th-32nd: $50
Participation:  1 point

StarCityGames.com Standard Challenge
Start Time:  Registration at 2 p.m., Round 1 at 3 p.m.
Entry Fee: $10.00
Format: Standard
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

SIDE EVENTS
All 8 player Side Events give out Gateway foils to the top 4 players in addition to any pack prizes.  The first-place finisher will also receive a Horizon Boughs Planechase card!

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 Play EDH Chaos Games
Entry Fee: $5.00
Prizes:
1st Place: $20 Dealer Credit

Four-Player Archenemy Games
Entry Fee: $20.00 per player
Structure: Four Player Games - Each player will receive a random Archenemy deck and the Archenemy will be randomly determined.
Prizes: For Archenemy - 1 pack for each player eliminated, 3 pack bonus for defeating all players in a game.
Non Archenemy players who defeat the Archenemy - The team receives 3 packs per surviving player.

REGISTRATION
Registration begins at 8:00 AM, and ends 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.

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event should contact Nicholas Sabin at eventstaffing@starcitygames.com.

Judge certification for level one is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Jared Sylva (jared.sylva@starcitygames.com) prior to the event.



QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
Every StarCityGames.com Open awards Invitational points for all participating players, starting with one point just for participating, up to 20 points for winning the entire event! The qualifying threshold for the Invitational is ten points, so make sure to join us for your chance to qualify!

EVENT COVERAGE
Each StarCityGames.com Open Series weekend, and the 2010 StarCityGames.com Invitational, will be covered live on the StarCityGames.com website by Bill Stark along with our friends at GGsLive. Anyone who can’t attend our events in person will now be able to follow all the action from the comfort of their own home!

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer! StarCityGames.com will have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long! How may we help you?

TRADING
While trading is fine, please note that buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s), or soliciting to do so elsewhere, is strictly forbidden at this event. Failure to obey this rule may result in both the buyer and the seller being removed from the event without refund, and banned from attending future events.
 
Star City Events also reserves the right to limit the amount of space being occupied by any one individual while trading, and does not allow the use of suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. to be used for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

DIRECTIONS
For directions to the venue, use Google Maps.

MORE INFORMATION
Players who want specific information can contact us at events@starcitygames.com or by calling (540) 767-GAME (4263). New players will want to read our player FAQ.
« Last Edit: August 04, 2010, 11:51:42 am by NicholasAtSCG » Logged

Nicholas Sabin
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« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2010, 09:48:08 am »

Who else plans on coming to this? Very Happy
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