Magic Dragons of Tarkir Pre-Release

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It’s coming! Don’t miss out on our next great pre-release for Dragons of Tarkir. Play as one of the Dragon clans with a special pre-release pack which includes a promo and cards specially designed for your clan.

We are running 4 time slots: Saturday at 10am and 4pm, and Sunday at 10am and 4pm. Registration begins half an hour before game play. All games will be 4 rounds.

All tournaments are $25 with 3 packs going into the prize pool.
Prizing will be determined by record, with 2 or more wins earning packs.
PLUS! Anyone who enters a tournament in all 4 time slots will be entered to win a From the Vault Realms! Ooooh!

Register now (in person, by email, phone, Facebook, or Twitter) and let us know what clan you’d like to play. Payment may be made on the day of, with cash only.

The clans are:
Dromoka – Green/White
Ojutai – Blue/White
Silumgar – Blue/Black
Kolaghan – Red/Black
Atarka – Green/Red

As an added bonus, all Dragons of Tarkir supplies (playmats, sleeves, and boxes) will be 25% off for pre-release players.

Hope to see you there!

Star Wars X-Wing Tournament: Sunday February 8th

$10 entry fee.
Registration begins at 10:30am
Number of rounds to be determined by number of participants.

This is an official Fantasy Flight Store Championship Tournament
Prizing is as follows:
1st place: 1 round bye at a regional championship of your choice + Store Wars Championship plaque
Top 4 players: one set of tokens each
Top 8 players: one dice bag each
Top 32 players: one alternate art card each
1 additional set of tokens and 1 dice bag to be given out at random

Call or email to sign up today!

Upcoming Magic Events

PPTQ_headJanuary 11th: Preliminary PTQ
Registration begins at 10am.

Entry Fee: $25

Format: Standard

Prizing: 1st place receives an invitation to a Regional PTQ. 6 packs per person into the prize pool. Prizes to the top 40% of players.

Swiss rounds based on attendance with a cut to the top 8.
Deck lists are required.

Register by letting us know you’re interested via email, phone, twitter, on our Facebook event, or in person.

You must arrive no later than 20 minutes before the start time of the tournament, or you may forfeit your spot.

This event is capped at 64 players.

 

fate reforged bannerJanuary 17th-18th: Fate Reforged Pre-Release

SATURDAY
Tournament #1 (The Big One) – 10am to 5:15pm, with a lunch break – $35 entry fee – 1 pod – 6 rounds
4 1/2 packs per person into the prize pool; prizes to top 40%
PLUS: 1 FREE pack of Khans of Tarkir or Fate Reforged card sleeves to everyone in the tournament, 8 designs to choose from
PLUS: Automatic entry into raffles for entry fee refund (x2), Fate Reforged playmats (x2), and a From the Vault Annihilation.

Tournament #2 and #3 – 5pm to 10pm – $25 entry fee – 2 pods – 4 rounds
3 1/2 packs per person into the prize pool; prizes to top 40%

Tournament #1 is limited to 60 people. Tournaments #2 and #3 are limited to 16 people.
All tournaments are sealed-deck format.

SUNDAY
Tournament #1 – 10am to 3:20pm, with a lunch break – $25 entry fee – 1 pod – 4 rounds
3 1/2 packs per person into the prize pool; prizes to top 40%

Tournament #2 and #3 – 3pm to 8pm – $25 entry fee – 2 pods – 4 rounds
3 1/2 packs per person into the prize pool; prizes to top 40%

All tournaments are limited to 16 people.
All tournaments are sealed-deck format.

Plus! Complete challenges (listed in your sealed pack) to earn a special Ugin’s Fate booster pack.

How to register:
Pre-register: NEW! No deposit to register. However, you must arrive at least 10 minutes before the tournament start time, or your spot may be given away.

You can call, email, tweet, come into the store, or join our Facebook event invitation and let us know which tournament you’d like to play in, and which clan you’d like to play (Abzan, Jeskai, Sultai, Mardu, Temur).

NEW! Cash only will be accepted for your entry fees.

Hope to see you there!

Magic: Khans of Tarkir Pre-Release: September 20th-21st

Khans of Tarkir advertisingJoin us for our biggest pre-release event ever! We have 6 tournaments planned over the 2 days.

Saturday, September 20th
Tournament #1 – 10am to 5:15pm, with a lunch break – $35 entry fee – 1 pod – 6 rounds
4 1/2 packs per person into the prize pool; prizes to top 40%
1 FREE pack of Khans of Tarkir card sleeves to everyone in the tournament, 6 designs to choose from
Automatic entry into raffles for entry fee refund (x2), Khans of Tarkir playmats (x2), and a From the Vault 20.

Tournament #2 and #3 – 5pm to 10pm – $25 entry fee – 2 pods – 4 rounds
3 1/2 packs per person into the prize pool; prizes to top 40%

Sunday, September 21st
Tournament #1 – 10am to 3:20pm, with a lunch break – $25 entry fee – 1 pod – 4 rounds
3 1/2 packs per person into the prize pool; prizes to top 40%

Tournament #2 and #3 – 3pm to 8pm – $25 entry fee – 2 pods – 4 rounds
3 1/2 packs per person into the prize pool; prizes to top 40%

Saturday morning tournament is limited to 60 people. All other tournaments are limited to 16 people.
All tournaments are sealed-deck format.
How to register:
Pre-register: NEW! $10 deposit to register and choose your colour. You will receive a proof-of-purchase postcard indicating your colour. Please bring this to the tournament with you. Make sure to arrive 10 minutes before the tournament start time.
Register On-Site: Please arrive between 30 and 10 minutes before the tournament start time to do so.

See you there!

Star Wars Store Wars

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STORE WARS X-WING TOURNAMENT DATES

The next tournament circuit is going to feature the X-Wing Miniatures game and we have some very exciting details to tell you! First here are the dates for the Minor and Major tournaments.

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July 5th Black Knight Games
July 19th The Dragon
July 26th Forbes Hobbies
August 2nd Hobby Kingdom
August 9th Phoenix Rising
August 23rd X Planet Games

Majors
August 30th Black Knight Games
September 6th The Dragon
September 13th Forbes Hobbies
September 27th Hobby Kingdom
October 4th Phoenix Rising
October 11th X Planet Games

Players will be awarded points for participating and ranking in the top 10, with more points being awarded at a Major and less at a Minor. They are as follows:

Major/Minor
Participation 2/1
10th 4/2
9th 6/3
8th 8/4
7th 10/5
6th 12/6
5th 15/8
4th 18/10
3rd 22/13
2nd 26/16
1st 31/20

The points awarded will be in addition to in store credit prizes that will also be handed out at each event. At the end of the season, the top 16 players with the most points will earn a free entry to participate in the X-Wing Canadian Nationals that will be held October 25th!

The top 16 players will also receive a Store Wars t-shirt in recognition of their achievement.

For those players that cannot actively participate in the Store Wars circuit, there will be 16 places that will be open to the public. Two places will be held for the Canadian Regional Champions (one from Phoenix Rising and one from Kingston Nexus Hobbies) with the remaining 14 places open to the general public. Registration for these tickets will open October 12th with details coming soon regarding the price of the tickets and how to register.

So there you have it! After having a great time battling your way through tournaments, it all ends with your chance at becoming the Canadian Champion!

We would like to thank Lion Rampant Imports for giving us the opportunity to do this.

Magic M15 Pre-Release Details

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All events will be $25 entry fee. Please pre-pay to secure your spot and choice of colour. If you pre-pay, you can skip the registration time-slot, although we ask that you arrive at least 5 minutes before deck-building begins.

Although Wizards has ratcheted back their support for this event, we are continuing to max out available prizing for your tournament fees. To that end, we will provide 3 packs per person into the prize pool. This can be taken in packs from any set we currently carry, or in the form of prize credit to be spent on anything in the store.

We are again running 6 events:
SATURDAY MORNING; 2 tournaments with 16 people each
registration: 9:30-10am with deck-building to follow
4 rounds of play with a break for lunch in the middle.
Play will conclude at 3pm with prizing to follow.

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: 1 tournament with 16 people
registration 2:45-3:15 with deck-building to follow
4 rounds of play with no meal break
Play will conclude at 7:45 with prizing to follow.

SUNDAY MORNING: 2 tournament with 16 people each
registration 9:30-10am with deck-building to follow
4 rounds of play with a break for lunch in the middle
Play will conclude at 3pm with prizing to follow.

SUNDAY AFTERNOON: 1 tournament with 8 people
registration from 12:45-1:15 with deck-building to follow
3 rounds of play with no meal break
Play will conclude at 4:45 with prizing to follow.

Sign-up is open now!

Store Wars: Warmachine

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Congratulations to our own Dustin McWhirter for placing 3rd overall in the Store Wars Grand Tournament!

That concludes this circuit of Store Wars. The next circuit starts July 5th and will be X-Wing miniatures! Our minor tournament will be July 19th, and our major will be September 6th. For more information on Store Wars, visit www.facebook.com/storewars.ca

Journey into Nyx Pre-Release

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Announcing our Pre-Release Events for Journey into Nyx!

All tournaments are $25 entry, prizes for top 40%, 3.5 packs per person into the prize pool. Pre-payment will ensure your choice of deck colour for the event.

Now, as you may or may not know, we are super-close to being eligible to be a Wizards Advanced Plus store. All we need to do is have a tournament with more than 50 people, so…

Our first tournament will be Saturday, registration at 9:30, deck building beginning at 10:00. There are a maximum of 62 spots in this tournament. Play will run until 4:40 with prizing to follow, and a lunch break included.

To sweeten the pot and entice you to help us reach our goal of 50 players, we will be giving away a set of Commander Decks to the winner of this tournament!

We will be running 5 more tournaments, all max 16 people, as follows:
Saturday 3:00 registration, 3:30-8:20 play, with prizing to follow
Sunday 9:30 registration, 10:00-2:50 play, with prizing to follow
Sunday 9:30 registration, 10:00-2:50 play, with prizing to follow
Sunday 3:00 registration, 3:30-8:20 play, with prizing to follow
Sunday 3:00 registration, 3:30-8:20 play, with prizing to follow
All tournaments will have lunch/dinner breaks.

This gives you the chance to play in several tournaments if you want! We hope you’ll join us for your Journey into Nyx pre-release(s)!

Upcoming Events at The Dragon

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This Saturday is our Store Wars Warmachine Major tournament. It’s your first chance to score valuable points to get you into the Grand Tournament. There are only a few spots left, so sign up now! The next Major tournament will be at Black Knight Games on March 8th. For more information on format, etc., visit www.facebook.com/storewars.ca

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This weekend, you’ll also find us set up in the Dealer’s Room at Con-G at the Delta Hotel in Guelph. This is always a great con, and we hope to see you there! For more information, visit www.con-g.com

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Next weekend is Magic weekend at The Dragon, starting with Game Day on Saturday, March 1st. This is a totally free Standard tournament, with all participants getting a promo card, and the top 8 getting an exclusive foil promo card. You can also Battle the Horde in Challenge deck battles taking place on the side. Registration begins at 10:30, and length of play will be determined by number of participants. No sign-up necessary, just come and join the fun!

On Sunday, March 2nd, we have our Grand Prix Trial for Montreal. This tournament is $35, and uses the Sealed deck format (3 Theros, 3 Born of the Gods packs). Registration begins at 10am, with deck building beginning at 10:30. Prizing is 3 packs per person into the prize pool. The length of the tournament will be determined by number of players, which is capped at 32. There will be no lunch break in this tournament. The latest it will run is 4:30pm. Sign-up is open now, pre-payment not required.

Magic GPT Montreal: Sunday, March 2nd

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The Dragon is pleased to announce our Magic GPT Montreal on Sunday, March 2nd.

Registration: 10am and deck building will begin at 10:30.

Entry Fee: $35

Format: Sealed Deck Event (3 Theros, 3 Born of the Gods)

Number of Players: maximum 32 players.

Length: The length will be determined by the number of players, but should end no later than 4pm. Note there will be no lunch break during this event

Prizing: 3 packs per person into the prize pool. The winner receives a 2 round bye for the Montreal Grand Prix. If we have 20 or more players, the winner will also receive $100 in cash (if there are fewer than 20, the winner will receive a portion of the packs from the prize pool).