Magic City Championships Finals Fact Sheet

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All Universal Tournament Rules and Magic: the Gathering Floor Rules are in effect for these events unless specifically overruled by information in this Format Document.

For more information about City Championships, please see the City Championships Fact Page.

Dates

A City Championship Final will occur in each Championship City on one of the following days:
Saturday, May 12
Sunday, May 13
Saturday, May 19
Sunday, May 20
Saturday, May 26
Sunday, May 27

Locations

Finals locations can be seen here. Check back frequently as more locations are added.

Cost

There is no cost to participate in the City Championship Finals

Eligibility

  • In each City, the Top 8 ranked players from the City Championship Final Standings each receive an invitation to the City Championship Final. If one (or more) of the top 8 ranked players in a City Championship Final Standings already has an invitation to the 2007 U.S. National Championships, that player's invitation will pass down to the next highest-ranked, uninvited player.
  • In the event one or more of the eight invited players doesn't show up to a City Championship Final, the next player(s) in the City Championship Standings is invited to play in the Finals.

Prizes

  • Each City Championship awards a number of byes at Regionals and invitations to Nationals based on each City's total number of Championship Points; this is the total number of non-unique players in all of that City's City Championship Regular Season Tournaments. (See City Championship Fact Sheet and the charts at the bottom of this page for more details.)
  • Each City Championship Finals winner will receive a plaque. The City Championship store location of the winner's choice (in the winner's City) will receive a plaque.

Format

  • Standard Constructed format.
  • Check www.thedci.com for Standard format rules.

Round Length

  • 4 Swiss Rounds total plus Top 4 Single-elimination finals, 60 minutes per round
  • Top 4 single-elimination finals have no time limit
  • When time is called, the active player will finish the turn and five additional turns will be taken
  • Stalling and slow play rules will be strictly enforced during the tournament.

Advancement

  • All players may participate in all 4 Swiss rounds.
  • The top 4 players after round 4 will advance to the top 4 single-elimination finals.

Top 4

  • Top 4 matches will be best 2 of 3.
  • Where necessary, the standings after the Swiss rounds will still be used to determine final order in the standings.
  • While there are no time limits in the Top 4, players are expected to play at a reasonable pace and finish their matches within 90 minutes.

Notes

  • 16K, REL: Competitive
  • Players must bring pen, paper, card sleeves and appropriate counters

Prize Charts by City

The prize charts below will be updated throughout the rest of the season based on each city's participation numbers.

    N = Nationals Invite
    1B = 1-round bye at 2007 Regional Championship
    2B = 2-round bye at 2007 Regional Championship

United States

Participant points as of May 7, 2007

City Participants 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th
Ashville / Charlotte 176 N 1B -- -- -- -- -- --
Atlanta 475 N 2B 1B -- -- -- -- --
Augusta 573 N 2B 1B -- -- -- -- --
Austin / San Antonio 469 N 2B 1B -- -- -- -- --
Baltimore / DC 554 N 2B 1B -- -- -- -- --
Boston 624 N 2B 1B 1B -- -- -- --
Buffalo / Rochester 416 N 1B 1B -- -- -- -- --
Cedar Rapids 821 N 2B 2B 1B -- -- -- --
Chicago 831 N 2B 2B 1B -- -- -- --
Cleveland 935 N N 1B 1B -- -- -- --
Columbus 278 N 1B -- -- -- -- -- --
Dallas 314 N 1B 1B -- -- -- -- --
Denver 1160 N N 2B 1B -- -- -- --
Detroit 297 N 1B -- -- -- -- -- --
Grand Rapids 395 N 1B 1B -- -- -- -- --
Hartford 454 N 2B 1B -- -- -- -- --
Houston 264 N 1B -- -- -- -- -- --
Indianapolis 828 N 2B 2B 1B -- -- -- --
Kansas City 374 N 1B 1B -- -- -- -- --
Las Vegas / Phoenix 716 N 2B 1B 1B -- -- -- --
Lexington / Louisville 442 N 1B 1B -- -- -- -- --
Los Angeles / San Diego 507 N 2B 1B -- -- -- -- --
Madison / Milwaukee 478 N 2B 1B -- -- -- -- --
Manchester 501 N 2B 1B -- -- -- -- --
Minneapolis 687 N 2B 1B 1B -- -- -- --
Nashville 275 N 1B -- -- -- -- -- --
New York 696 N 2B 1B 1B -- -- -- --
Oklahoma City 472 N 2B 1B -- -- -- -- --
Omaha / Lincoln 622 N 2B 1B 1B -- -- -- --
Orlando 300 N 1B 1B -- -- -- -- --
Pensacola 199 N 1B -- -- -- -- -- --
Philadelphia 886 N 2B 2B 1B -- -- -- --
Pittsburgh 754 N 2B 2B 1B -- -- -- --
Portland / Eugene 530 N 2B 1B -- -- -- -- --
Raleigh 528 N 2B 1B -- -- -- -- --
Sacramento 412 N 1B 1B -- -- -- -- --
Salt Lake City 245 N 1B -- -- -- -- -- --
San Francisco 825 N 2B 2B 1B -- -- -- --
Seattle 710 N 2B 1B 1B -- -- -- --
St Louis 362 N 1B 1B -- -- -- -- --
Tampa 214 N 1B -- -- -- -- -- --
Virginia Beach 641 N 2B 1B 1B -- -- -- --

Canada

City Participants 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th
Calgary 328 N 2B 1B 1B -- -- -- --
Edmonton 351 N 2B 1B 1B -- -- -- --
Halifax 267 N 2B 1B -- -- -- -- --
Kensington 112 N 1B 1B -- -- -- -- --
Montreal 465 N 2B 2B 1B -- -- -- --
Ottawa 307 N 2B 1B 1B -- -- -- --
Quebec City 254 N 2B 1B -- -- -- -- --
Toronto 498 N 2B 2B 1B -- -- -- --
Vancouver 712 N N 2B 1B 1B -- -- --
Waterloo/Kitchner 202 N 2B 1B -- -- -- -- --
Winnipeg 141 N 1B 1B -- -- -- -- --
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