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Author Topic: 07/14/12 - 07/15/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: St. Louis  (Read 693 times)
SamSCG
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« on: June 06, 2012, 02:11:00 pm »

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 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 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
Gateway Center
1 Gateway Drive
Collinsville, IL 62234-6107
(618) 345-8998
www.gatewaycenter.com

HOTEL
Doubletree by Hilton Collinsville - St. Louis
1000 Eastport Plaza
Collinsville, IL 62234
Distance from venue: 1 block
FREE PARKING
Rate: $92

Call 1.800.551.5133 and mention the "StarCityGames - Attendee Block"
Rate guaranteed until 6/16/2012

SPECIAL GUESTS
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.

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 www.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, July 14, 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, July 15, 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/419.

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.

By Highway:
Access is remarkably easy and convenient. Five interstate highways, including I-55, I-64, I-70, , I-270 and I-255 intersect in the Collinsville area. Just take exit 11 from I-55/70 or exit 26 from I-255 and you are here!

By Air:
Lambert St. Louis International Airport is located about 30 minutes from Collinsville by car, bus or airport limousine. In addition, the new Mid America Airport in southern Illinois is located just 20 minutes away.

By Mass Transit:
The St. Louis metro area mass transit district, which includes Collinsville, is served by a combination of light rail, bus and train service. All are easily accessible from Gateway Center with bus stations on site and just minutes away.

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: June 22, 2012, 02:36:55 pm »

Sunday Side Events Change:
Standard Sealed has been replaced with 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
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« Reply #2 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!
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