Magic: The Gathering® Pro Tour™ Qualifier
October 20-21, 2007
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 Tour™ events.
TOURNAMENT FORMAT AND SCHEDULE
The format for Grand Prix - Brisbane is Lorwyn Sealed Deck with Day 2 Lorwyn Booster draft. All DCI™ Limited rules, Magic® Floor Rules will be enforced.
Friday, October 19: Registration from 3:00 P.M.–9:00 P.M.
Saturday, October 20 Late registration from 8:00 A.M.–9.00 A.M. Tournament begins at 9:30 A.M. The Top 64 players advance to competition on Sunday.
Sunday, October 21: The top 64 begin play at 9:00 A.M. Finals will immediately follow.
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Cnr Merivale and Glenelg Streets
ENTRY FEE –
AU$40 Pre-registration on Friday
AU$45 Late Registration Saturday Morning
The main tournament at Grand Prix–Brisbane is open to Magic® players of all ages.
If the player who wins an invitation to Pro Tour Kuala Lumpur 2008 at Grand Prix–Brisbane has already qualified for an invitation, the invitation shall be NOT 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 never participated in a Pro Tour or World Championship event. If a player has ever participated in a Pro Tour or World Championship event, that player no longer has Amateur status, may not participate in those tournaments which are limited to those with amateur status, and is not eligible for Amateur awards at tournaments which offer such awards. Note: Players who had previously lost their amateur status due to having Pro Points earned only at Grand Prix events will have their amateur status reinstated.
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 Limited rating of 2000 or higher. Byes do not pass down under any circumstances. Byes are based on DCI Limited ratings published on Oct 16, 2007.
- Players with a Players Club level of 2
- DCI players with a Limited rating of 1900 or higher. Byes do not pass down under any circumstances. Byes are based on DCI Limited ratings published on Oct 16, 2007.
- Players with a Players Club level of 1
- DCI players with a Limited rating of 1800 or higher. Byes do not pass down under any circumstances. Byes are based on DCI Limited ratings published on Oct 16, 2007.
- 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.
- A list of Trial events that feed Grand Prix Brisbane is here
The structure for Grand Prix - Brisbane 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.
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Grand Prix – Brisbane 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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