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Welcome to the Classic Series – Birmingham! Here you will have the chance to win $5,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2012 Invitational.

For information on the Classic Series, click here!

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.

Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Center
South Meeting Rooms A-J
2100 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. North
Birmingham, AL 35203

Sheraton Birmingham Hotel
2101 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd North
Birmingham, AL 35203

Distance from Venue: Next Door!
Rate: 109/night for single/double, 119/night for triple, 129/night for quad.
Parking: $8 per 24 hours.

Call (205) 324-5000 and mention 'StarCityGames'

Chris King (Jacksonville, FL)
You can see examples of Chris King's alters and place custom orders at his

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.

Start Time: 10 AM (Registration begins at 8 AM)
Entry Fee: $30 (cash)
Format: Standard
Structure: Modified Swiss with a cut to the single-elimination Top 8.
REL: Competitive
1st: 10 Open Points, $1,200 (or $1,500 in online store credit) & the Classic Series Trophy!
2nd: 8 Open Points, plus $600 (or $750 in online store credit)
3rd-4th: 6 Open Points, plus $400 (or $500 in online store credit)
5th-8th: 4 Open Points, plus $200 (or $250 in online store credit)
9th-16th: 3 Open Points, plus $100 (or $125 in online store credit)
17th-32nd: 2 Open Points, plus $50 (or $62.50 in online store credit)
33rd+: 1 Open Point

Two-Headed Giant Sealed
Start Time: Registration at 1 PM, Deck Construction at 2 PM
Entry Fee: $30 per team
Format: Current format 2HG Sealed (8 packs per team – build two 40-card minimum decks)
Structure: 4 rounds of Swiss
4-0: 8 Booster Packs per Team
3-0-1: 6 Booster Packs per Team
3-1: 4 Booster Packs per Team
2 wins: 2 Booster Packs per Team Standard Challenge
Start Time: Registration at 3 PM, Round 1 at 4 PM
Entry Fee: $10.00
Format: Standard
Structure: 4 rounds of Swiss
Prizes: 4-0: $50 Dealer Credit
3-0-1: $25 Dealer Credit and 3 Booster Packs
3-1: 6 Booster Packs
2 wins: 1 Booster Pack

Side Events - All Day
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 via

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 at least two weeks prior to the event.

 Here’s how you can qualify for a 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

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.

In the Venue you can find us using this map:

For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

From Atlanta and Gadsden
Take 22nd Street exit from I-20/59 west (125) At bottom of ramp go straight across 22nd Street. At the next intersection take a right on to Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd North. The Sheraton Birmingham Hotel and Medical Forum are on your right and the Arena, Concert Hall, Exhibition Halls and Meeting Rooms are on your left.

From US Hwy 280
Take Carraway Blvd. exit. At the second light take left on to Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd North. Go four blocks.

From Huntsville, Montgomery or Tuscaloosa
At the downtown interchange of I-20/59 and I-65 take I-20/59 east to Atlanta and Gadsden. Take the 17th Street exit (125A) and turn left on to 8th Avenue (first light). Take left on 19th Street, go under the interstate and the Arena is on the right side of the 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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