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Author Topic: 08/11/12 - 08/12/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: Kansas City  (Read 1086 times)
SamSCG
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« on: July 09, 2012, 01:35:20 pm »

Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Open Series – Kansas City! 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 Jacob Van Lunen and Brad Nelson 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
Kansas City Convention Center
301 West 13th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105
http://www.kcconvention.com

HOTEL
Holiday Inn Aladdin
1215 Wyandotte St
Kansas City, MO 64105
(816)421-8888
Reservations

Rate: $99/night
Rate Guaranteed Until: 8/3/2012
Mention "StarCity Games"

SPECIAL GUESTS
Dan Scott
Magic Artist Dan Scott will be making a one-day appearance at the Kansas City Open from approximately 12-5pm on Saturday.
His art appears on popular Magic cards such as: Ponder (3 moons), Akroma's Memorial, Burning-Tree Shaman, Ethersworn Adjudicator, Gather the Townsfolk, Intet, the Dreamer, Kavu Predator, Lightning Crafter, Memory Plunder, Ninja of the Deep Hours, Reiterate, Repeal, Sickening Shoal, Slagstorm, Solemn Simulacrum (M12), Wild Ricochet.

He will also be appearing at the Atlanta Invitational on 9/21-9-23.

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.

Christopher Barracuda (Chicago, IL)
A fresh face in the altering world, Mr. Barracuda will be on-site creating his one-of-a-kind alters as well as mingling and getting to know everyone. So, stop by and chat him up! Check out his creative works at www.photobucket.com/cbarracuda. For special requests and commissions, please contact Chris at christopher.barracuda@yahoo.com.

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, August 11, 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, August 12, 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/423.

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
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Classic Series
* 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.

From Lenexa and Overland Park, Kan.
Take I-35 North to downtown KC/Broadway exit. Turn left (north) onto Broadway Boulevard - follow Broadway Boulevard north to 12th Street. Turn right onto 12th Street and follow 12th Street east to Wyandotte Street. (Approximately 2 blocks). Turn right on Wyandotte Street and the entrance to the Barney Allis Plaza parking garage is to the immediate right, before the intersection of 13th and Wyandotte Streets.

From Kansas City North
Take I-29 South over the Broadway Bridge. Continue south on Broadway Boulevard to 12th Street. Turn left (east) onto 12th Street and follow 12th Street east to Wyandotte St. (approximately 2 blocks). Turn right onto Wyandotte St. and the entrance to the Barney Allis Plaza parking garage is to the immediate right, before the intersection of 13th and Wyandotte Streets.

From Kansas City, Kan.
Take I-70 East to Broadway Boulevard exit. Turn right (south) onto Broadway Boulevard. Proceed to 12th Street, turn left, and follow 12th Street east to Wyandotte St. (approximately 2 blocks). Turn right on Wyandotte Street. The Barney Allis parking garage is located, before the intersection of 13th and Wyandotte Streets.

From the Country Club Plaza area
Go north on Main St. to 13th Street. Turn left (west) on 13th Street and drive approximately 2 blocks to Wyandotte St. Turn right onto Wyandotte St. The parking garage will be on the immediate left side of the street, before the intersection of 12th and Wyandotte Streets.

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: August 08, 2012, 03:01:05 pm »

We are pleased to announce that Magic Artist Dan Scott will be making a one-day appearance at the Kansas City Open from approximately 12-5pm on Saturday.
His art appears on popular Magic cards such as: Ponder (3 moons), Akroma's Memorial, Burning-Tree Shaman, Ethersworn Adjudicator, Gather the Townsfolk, Intet, the Dreamer, Kavu Predator, Lightning Crafter, Memory Plunder, Ninja of the Deep Hours, Reiterate, Repeal, Sickening Shoal, Slagstorm, Solemn Simulacrum (M12), Wild Ricochet.

He will also be appearing at the Atlanta Invitational on 9/21-9-23.
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