Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour-Honolulu Qualifier
November 5-6, 2005
Grand Prix - Melbourne
The Magic: The Gathering® Grand Prix tournament series is an international circuit of large-scale Qualifier tournaments featuring cash prizes and multiple invitations to Pro TourTM events.
Tournament Format And Schedule
The format for Grand Prix - Melbourne is Extended Constructed. All DCITM Limited rules, Magic® Floor Rules will be enforced.
Friday, November 4: Registration from 12:00 noon–9:00 P.M.
Saturday, November 5: Late registration from 8:00–9:00 A.M. Tournament begins at 9:30 A.M. The Top 64 players advance to competition on Sunday.
Sunday, November 6: The top 64 begin play at 9:00 A.M. Finals will immediately follow.
Telstra Dome Information
AU$25 Pre-registration on Friday
AU$30 Late Registration Saturday Morning
The main tournament at Grand Prix–Melbourne is open to Magic® players of all ages.
If the player who wins an invitation to Pro Tour–Honolulu at Grand Prix–Melbourne has already qualified for an invitation, the invitation shall be passed down to the next-best finisher. Previous qualification may occur through a Qualifier tournament, through performance at a professional tournament, or by being an invited DCITM player (valid on the date of the official rank announcement for the appropriate professional tournament).
A player is considered to have amateur status if he or she has 0 lifetime pro points. If a player has ever been awarded any points from a Grand Prix, Pro Tour, or World Championship event, that player no longer has amateur status, may not participate in the Amateur Championships or Junior Super Series tournaments, and is not eligible for amateur awards at Grand Prix or other tournaments.
Tournament Byes (Byes are not cumulative throughout the season or year)
Byes will be given to players in the Grand Prix based on the following criteria:
- Players with a Players Club level of 3 or higher
- DCI players with a Constructed rating of 2000 or higher. Byes do not pass down under any circumstances. Byes are based on DCI Constructed ratings published on September 7, 2005.
- Players with a Players Club level of 2
- DCI players with a Constructed rating of 1900 or higher. Byes do not pass down under any circumstances. Byes are based on DCI Constructed ratings published on September 7, 2005.
- Players with a Players Club level of 1
- DCI players with a Constructed rating of 1800 or higher. Byes do not pass down under any circumstances. Byes are based on DCI Constructed ratings published on September 7, 2005.
People who win a Trial event are awarded 3 byes in the Grand Prix that it feeds. Trials will be run throughout Australia and New Zealand prior to the event and on the Friday before in last minute Trials. Trial byes are not cumulative with other byes and do not pass down.
The structure for Grand Prix - Melbourne is modified Swiss (50-minute rounds, with the number of rounds determined by the number of participants), with the Top 64 players advancing to competition on Sunday for prizes and invitations.
Grand Prix – Melbourne features the standard main tournament prize schedule as well as a special Amateur Award schedule. All prizes are in U.S. dollars.
|Main Tournament Prize Schedule|
|Amateur Division Prize Schedule|
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