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Welcome to the Open Series - Atlanta! Here you will have the chance to win over $14,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2012 Invitational over the course of two fun-filled days of Magic.

For information on the Open Series, including the 2012 schedule and SCG Players' Club levels, click here!

For a map of all locations of the first quarter of the 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 Zack Hall and Adrian 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.

Gwinnett Center
6400 Sugarloaf Parkway
Duluth, Georgia 30097

Holiday Inn Gwinnett Center
6310 Sugarloaf Parkway
Duluth, GA 30097
Distance from the venue: 0.2 miles
Parking: FREE

Rate: $$69/night
Go to and enter the group code "SCG" or call 877.834.3613

Ron Faris of Black Wing Studio
Ron Faris of Black Wing Studio will be painting custom card alterations at the event! Check out his alters at m, or e-mail him at for commission information!

Meghan Mishelle
Meghan Mishelle will be creating altered cards at this event. Bringing a blend of pop culture and classic extended art to her alters, you can view some of her work here: For custom orders and pricing e-mail

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 2012 Open Series Detailed Schedule of Events

Saturday, January 7, 2012 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)
10:00 AM - Standard Open - $30
2:00 PM - Modern Challenge - $10 - 4 Round Side Event
3:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
6:00 PM - Legacy Challenge - $10/$5 - 4 Round Side Event

Sunday, January 8, 2012 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)[/b]
9:00 AM - Draft Open #1 - $30
10:00 AM - Legacy Open - $30
2:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
2:30 PM (After Round 4 of Legacy) - Draft Open #2 - $30

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

Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application at

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 prior to the event.

Each Open event (Standard, Legacy, and Draft) and Invitational Qualifiers awards Open Points to participating players. Earning 4 Open Points gets you to Level 1 in the Players' Club, which gets you a free deckbox at every future Open Weekend that you attend. Sleeves, Dealer Booth Credit, and Byes at the Invitationals are other perks available at higher levels! For more information, see here.

 Here’s how you can qualify for a Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Win a Draft Open
* Achieve Level 3 in the Players' Club
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Invitational Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to

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

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’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.

For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

Traveling North on I-85
Take the Sugarloaf Parkway Exit. Turn right off the exit, go back under the Interstate and cross over Satellite Boulevard. The Center will be on your left.
Alternate Route: Take I-85 to the Highway 120 Exit West. Turn right on Satellite Boulevard. The Center will be 1/2 mile on your left.
Alternate Concert Route: Take I-85 North to the Highway 120 Exit West toward Duluth (Exit will force you into correct direction). Cross over Satellite Blvd. Continue to next light at Meadow Church and take a right. Continue to Sugarloaf Parkway (next light) and turn right. The Arena will be on your right.

Traveling South on I-85
Take the Sugarloaf Parkway Exit. Turn right off the exit and you cross over Satellite Boulevard. The Center will be on your left.
Alternate Route: Take I-85 to Highway 120 West exit. Turn right onto Highway 120. Turn right onto Satellite Boulevard. The Center will be 1/2 mile on your left.
Alternate Concert Route: Take I-85 South to Old Peachtree Exit.  Turn Right. Then left onto Meadow Church. Turn left onto Sugarloaf Parkway.  The Arena will be on your right.

Public Transportation from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
Arriving air travelers should follow the Ground Transportation signs to MARTA. The entrance to MARTA's Airport Station is located inside the western end of the airport's main terminal. Faregates are just a few feet from the baggage claim areas. Follow the signs, they are plentiful. Take the Gold Line all the way to its terminus, the Doraville Station. The Route 10 Bus Line leaves directly from the Doraville Station every 15 minutes on weekdays and every hour on Sundays. Take Rout 10 of the Gwinnett County Transit to its terminus at Discover Mills. The Gwinnett Center is 1 mile to the Northwest along Sugarloaf Parkway.
One way fare: $2.50 train and $2.00 bus
Estimated transit time: 2-3 hours
Link to MARTA Rail Schedule:
Link to Route 10 Bus Schedule:

Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at 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.
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