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« on: February 21, 2012, 03:37:44 pm »

Welcome to the Open Series - Sacramento! 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 Adrian Sullivan 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.

Sacramento Convention Center
Hall E
1400 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Days Inn Sacramento Downtown
228 Jibboom Street
Sacramento, CA 95814 US
Phone: 1-916-443-4811
2 miles from the venue

$48/night - Price guaranteed until March 3rd

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, March 17, 2012 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)
10:00 AM - Standard Open - $30
2:00 PM - Modern Challenge - $10/$5 - 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, March 18, 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.

From San Francisco I-80 (Davis, Vallejo, Oakland, San Jose)
•   Take I-80 East to Sacramento
•   Continue on US -50 East Toward Sacramento/South Lake Tahoe
•   Take I-5 Freeway (Redding turn-off)
•   Take "J" Street Exit (one-way street, East)
•   Take "J" Street to 14th Street
•   Convention Center on right hand side

From Reno I-80 (Roseville, Auburn)
•   Take I-80 West toward Sacramento
•   Take I-5 South to Los Angeles
•   Take "J" Street Exit (one-way street, East)
•   Take "J" Street to 14th Street
•   Convention Center on right hand side

From Hwy 99 (Elk Grove, Stockton, Modesto, Fresno)
•   Take Hwy 99 to Sacramento
•   Take US-50 towards San Francisco
•   Immediately get over to the right lane
•   Take 16th Street Exit (one-way street, North)
•   Take 16th Street to "I" Street (one-way street, West)
•   Take a left on "I" Street
•   Take a left on 14th Street
•   Convention Center on "J" Street and 14th Street

From South Lake Tahoe Hwy 50 (Folsom, Placerville)
•   Take Hwy 50 to Sacramento
•   Take 16th Street Exit (one-way street, North)
•   Take 16th Street to "I" Street (one-way street, West)
•   Take a left on "I" Street
•   Take a left on 14th Street
•   Convention Center on "J" Street and 14th Street

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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