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Author Topic: 05/12/12 - 05/13/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: Madison  (Read 857 times)
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« on: April 09, 2012, 02:59:23 pm »

Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Open Series – Madison! 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 and SCG Players' Club levels, 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 Joey Pasco and Marshall Sutcliffe 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
Alliant Energy Center
Hall C
1919 Alliant Energy Center Way
Madison, WI 53713
(608) 267-3976
www.alliantenergycenter.com

HOTEL
Clarion Suites Central
2110 Rimrock Road
Madison, WI 53713
Right next to the convention center.
Free breakfast and internet.
Complimentary airport shuttle.

Rate: $99/night +$10 for each person after the second.
Call (608) 284-1234 and mention the "Star City Games Open Series" for the discounted rate.
Rate guaranteed until April 30th.

SPECIAL GUESTS
Chris Bergeson of Oneiros Alters
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

Magic artist Jeff Miracola
To date, 111 cards for the Magic: The Gathering card game feature his art.  Including: Firespout, Firestorm, Manamorphose, Sterling Grove, Wipe Away, Frantic Search, Manabarbs, Sulfurous Spings, Underground River and many more!
You can find him on the web at http://www.jeffmiracola.com/magic_the_gathering/
Saturday only!

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, May 12, 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, May 13, 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 – Standard Sealed - $30 – 4 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/405.

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.

JOIN THE CLUB
Each StarCityGames.com Open event (Standard, Legacy, and Draft) and StarCityGames.com Invitational Qualifiers awards Open Points to participating players. Earning 4 Open Points gets you to Level 1 in the StarCityGames.com 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.

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
* 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 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.

From Chicago (South):
I-90 to exit 142A, west on Hwy. 12/18, 5 miles to Rimrock Rd. exit 262

From Green Bay (North):
I-90 to exit 142A, west on Hwy. 12/18, 5 miles to Rimrock Rd. exit 262

From Milwaukee (East):
I-94 West, I-90 South to exit 142A, west on Hwy. 12/18 to Rimrock Rd. exit 262

From Minneapolis (West):
I-90 South to exist 142A, west on Hwy. 12/18 to Rimrock Rd. exit 262

From Des Moines (South):
I-80 East to I-380 North, north on Hwy. 151 to Hwy. 12/18E, exit at Rimrock Rd. exit 262

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.
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« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2012, 03:39:49 pm »

Hotel information now available, be sure to book before April 30th.
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« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2012, 12:23:04 pm »

JUST ADDED! Magic artist Jeff Miracola (Firespout, Firestorm, Manamorphose, Sterling Grove, Wipe Away, Frantic Search, Manabarbs, Sulfurous Spings, Underground River and many more!) will be appearing at #SCGMAD on Saturday!
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