Magic: The Gathering is a collectible card game. Its creation in 1992 marked the beginning of trading card games as we now know them. You play the role of a planeswalker - a powerful wizard who fights other planeswalkers for glory, knowledge, and conquest.  Your deck of cards represents all the weapons in your arsenal.  It contains the spells you know and the creatures you can summon to fight for you.

Be sure to join the local Magic: The Gathering Facebook group to connect with fellow gamers in the area.

The Basics

Normal deck construction consists of a minimum of 60 cards.  Each deck may contain no more than (4) copies of any card except "basic lands". Victory goes to the player that reduces his opponent's "life points" to zero or less first.

The Formats

Constructed formats require players to construct decks from cards they own, prior to the event. Constructed play formats are based on which sets are allowed to be used. Each format has a unique list of banned and restricted cards.

+ Vintage - All Magic booster sets, starter decks, and special collections may be used with exception to Unglued and Unhinged.
+ Legacy - All Magic booster sets, starter decks, and special collections may be used with exception to Unglued and Unhinged.
+ Modern - The most recent (9) blocks of Magic sets along with the (6) most recent basic/core sets are legal for use.
+ Standard - The most recent (2) blocks of Magic sets are legal for use.
+ Block - Only cards from a specified block are legal for use.
+ Commander - Only cards from the Commander card pool are legal for use.
+ Set Specific - Only cards from a specified set are legal for use.

In sealed events players must purchase unopened booster packs at the event and construct decks from the cards they receive from those packs.

The Style

We play swiss-style rounds if time permits. In swiss-style, the first round is paired randomly. Each subsequent round puts players with similar records against each other. For example, players that are 3-0 after three rounds would play each other in round four.

Learn to Play

We're always ready and willing to teach you how to play a new game! To learn how to play Magic, stop in the shop, contact us, or visit the official Wizards of the Coast website.

Monthly Wednesday Night Schedule

Our Wednesday nights are mostly Standard, but the format can vary. 

These events typically run with these specs:

DCI Sanctioned? Yes, these are official DCI events!
Registration Begins: 5:30pm
Play Begins: 6:30pm
Round Style: Swiss - Best 2 out of 3 hands
Playoff Bracket?
*With 4-7 players - No playoffs
*With 8-15 players - Cut to top 4
*With 16 or more players - Cut to top 8
Round Time Limit: 60 minutes
Entry Fee: $5
Note: All cards must be sleeved. 

Prizes vary based on attendance. 
* $5 in-store credit will be added to the prize pool for each paid entry fee. There will be payouts for first through fourth place. 1st = 50% of the prize pool; 2nd = 30% of the prize pool; 3rd&4th = 10% of the prize pool each.

Monthly Friday Night Magic Schedule

Here is our typical tournament schedule for Friday Night Magic:

1st Week = Standard Constructed
2nd Week = Standard Constructed
3rd Week = Booster Draft **(see below)
4th Week = Standard Constructed
5th Week (when applicable) = Standard Constructed

These events (except the 3rd week's Booster Draft entry and prizes) typically run with these specs:

DCI Sanctioned? Yes, these are official DCI events!
Registration Begins: 5:30pm
Play Begins: 6:30pm
Round Style: Swiss - Best 2 out of 3 hands
Playoff Bracket?
*With 4-7 players - No playoffs
*With 8-15 players - Cut to top 4
*With 16 or more players - Cut to top 8
Round Time Limit: 50 minutes
Entry Fee: $5
Note: All cards must be sleeved.

Prizes vary based on attendance. 
* $5 in-store credit will be added to the prize pool for each paid entry fee. There will be payouts for first through fourth place. 1st = 50% of the prize pool; 2nd = 30% of the prize pool; 3rd&4th = 10% of the prize pool each.

** The 3rd week's Booster Draft entry fee and prize structure varies from the other events:
Entry Fee: $15

Prizes vary based on attendance. 
* (2) packs will be added to the prize pool for each paid entry fee. There will be payouts for first through fourth place. 1st = 50% of the prize pool; 2nd = 30% of the prize pool; 3rd&4th = 10% of the prize pool each.

Other Upcoming Events

Date: Saturday April 22, 2017
Format: Limited - Sealed Pack
DCI Sanctioned? Yes, this is an official Magic Amonkhet Prerelease event!
Registration Begins: 6:00pm (April 14)
**Players may pre-register beginning on Friday January 6 to reserve the kit of their choice (while supplies last). Pre-registration payments are non-refundable (you will still receive your pre-release pack though).
Play Begins: 12:00am (midnight April 22)
Round Style: Swiss - Best 2 out of 3 hands (4 rounds max)
Playoff Bracket: No (See below.)
Round Time Limit: 50 minutes
Entry Fee: $30
Note: Players construct decks from cards received at the event. We can accommodate up to 28 players.

Prizes vary based on attendance. 
* With 9 or more players there will be 4 rounds of swiss and payouts for these records:
-- (4-0) = $50 CASH and 6 booster packs
-- (3-1) = $25 in-store credit and 4 booster packs

* With 8 players there will be 3 rounds of swiss and payouts for these records:
-- (3-0) = $50 CASH and 6 booster packs
-- (2-1) = 4 booster packs

* With 4-7 players there will be 2 rounds of swiss and payouts for these records:
-- (2-0) =  $25 in-store credit and 6 booster packs

Date: Saturday April 22, 2017
Format: Limited - Sealed Pack
DCI Sanctioned? Yes, this is an official Magic Amonkhet Prerelease event!
Registration Begins: 6:00pm
**Players may pre-register beginning on Friday April 14 to reserve the kit of their choice (while supplies last). Pre-registration payments are non-refundable (you will still receive your pre-release pack though).
Play Begins: 7:00pm
Round Style: Swiss - Best 2 out of 3 hands (4 rounds max)
Playoff Bracket: No (See below.)
Round Time Limit: 50 minutes
Entry Fee: $30
Note: Players construct decks from cards received at the event.

Prizes vary based on attendance. 
* With 9 or more players there will be 4 rounds of swiss and payouts for these records:
-- (4-0) = $50 CASH and 6 booster packs
-- (3-1) = $25 in-store credit and 4 booster packs

* With 8 players there will be 3 rounds of swiss and payouts for these records:
-- (3-0) = $50 CASH and 6 booster packs
-- (2-1) = 4 booster packs

* With 4-7 players there will be 2 rounds of swiss and payouts for these records:
-- (2-0) =  $25 in-store credit and 6 booster packs

Date: Sunday April 23, 2017
Format: Limited - Sealed Pack
DCI Sanctioned? Yes, this is an official Magic Amonkhet Prerelease event!
Registration Begins: 1:00pm
**Players may pre-register beginning on Friday April 14 to reserve the kit of their choice (while supplies last). Pre-registration payments are non-refundable (you will still receive your pre-release pack though).
Play Begins: 2:00pm
Round Style: Swiss - Best 2 out of 3 hands (4 rounds max)
Playoff Bracket: No (See below.)
Round Time Limit: 50 minutes
Entry Fee: $30
Note: Players construct decks from cards received at the event.

Prizes vary based on attendance. 
* With 9 or more players there will be 4 rounds of swiss and payouts for these records:
-- (4-0) = $50 CASH and 6 booster packs
-- (3-1) = $25 in-store credit and 4 booster packs

* With 8 players there will be 3 rounds of swiss and payouts for these records:
-- (3-0) = $50 CASH and 6 booster packs
-- (2-1) = 4 booster packs

* With 4-7 players there will be 2 rounds of swiss and payouts for these records:
-- (2-0) =  $25 in-store credit and 6 booster packs

DCI Deck Registration Form
Be prepared for DCI sanctioned constructed tournaments. Print this form out and have your deck list ready to go prior to the event!
DCI Decklist.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [129.0 KB]

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