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Author Topic: 10/13/12 - 10/14/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: Providence  (Read 1248 times)
SamSCG
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« on: September 24, 2012, 12:55:53 pm »

Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Open Series: Providence!  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, third and fourth 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 Adam Prosak 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
Rhode Island Convention Center
Hall C
One Sabin Street
Providence, RI 02903-1814

HOTEL
The Hilton Providence
21 Atwells Avenue
Providence, RI 02903
401-831-3900

Rate: $139/night, +$25 for each additional person

Parking: $25/night for self, $28 for valet
Distance from Venue: <1 Block
Mention "Star City Games"

Rate guaranteed until September 12th.

SPECIAL GUESTS[/B]
Eric Deschamps
Magic artist Eric Deschamps will be appearing at the Providence Open Weekend. Come have him sign your brand new Ash Zealots and Jarad, Golgari Lich Lords or pick up a print or artist proof of one of his classic pieces like Celestial Colonnade, Garruk Relentless, Koth of the Hammer (Duel Decks), Olivia Voldaren, Tamiyo, the Moon Sage, or Venser, the Sojourner (Scars and Duel Decks). For more information on Eric and his art, check out http://www.ericdeschamps.com/.

Lindsay Burley (Harrisburg, PA)
Lindsay will be selling and creating her unique brand of 3-D cards and tokens as well as custom playmats! Check out her work here: www.3dalters.weebly.com then stop by and check out these awesome cards! For special commissions before the event you can contact Lindsay at 3Dalters@gmail.com. Don't forget to stop by YouTube for a peek into the creative process: http://www.youtube.com/user/dixiebornandbred147

Jaclyn Foglia
Up and coming artist, Jaclyn Foglia will be painting and selling her custom card alterations at this event! You can find her collection of work at www.alterationsandart.com and visit facebook for more information www.facebook.com/JaclynAlters#!/JaclynAlters. For commissions to be available for pick up at the event, please contact Jaclyn in advance at jaclyn.foglia@yahoo.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, 10/13 (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, 10/14 (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 at http://apps.magicjudges.org/events/34/.

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 at least two weeks 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.

Driving Directions from the North:
Take 95S to exit 22ABC.  Merge onto 22A (Memorial Blvd.) toward Downtown.  At the second light turn right onto Cookson Place.  Take your next right onto West Exchange Street.  Stay straight and the RI Convention Center will be directly in front of you.

Driving Directions from the South:
Take 95N to exit 22ABC.  Merge onto 22A (Memorial Blvd.) toward Downtown.  Turn right onto Francis Street.  At the light take a right onto West Exchange Street.  The RI Convention Center will be directly in front of you.

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: September 27, 2012, 11:22:47 am »

We are pleased to announce that Magic Artist Eric Deschamps will be joining us in Providence!

Come have him sign your brand new Ash Zealots and Jarad, Golgari Lich Lords or pick up a print or artist proof of one of his classic pieces like Celestial Colonnade, Garruk Relentless, Koth of the Hammer (Duel Decks), Olivia Voldaren, Tamiyo, the Moon Sage, or Venser, the Sojourner (Scars and Duel Decks).
For more information on Eric and his art, check out http://www.ericdeschamps.com/
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