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Magic: the Gathering Pro Tour Qualifiers
Pro TourTM–Los Angeles 05 Qualifiers

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Entry Fee

Entry fee varies from location to location. Check with local organizer for specific information.

Tournament Structure

The structure for Pro Tour–Los Angeles Qualifier tournaments will be modified Swiss-style, with the Top 8 players playing in a single-elimination format for prizes and invitation(s).

Tournament Format

The format for Pro Tour–Los Angeles Qualifier tournaments is Kamigawa Block Constructed

Tournament Length

  • Swiss rounds - 50 minutes per round
  • Number of Swiss rounds based on attendance according to the following chart:
AttendanceNumber of Swiss rounds
17 - 325
33 - 646
65 - 1287
129 - 2268
227 - 4109
411 or higher10

Advancement

  • All players may participate in all Swiss rounds.
  • The top 8 players after the final Swiss round will advance to the top 8 single-elimination finals.

Top 8

  • Top 8 matches will be best 2 of 3
  • Top 8 matches will have no time limit
  • Where necessary, the standings after the Swiss rounds will still be used to determine final order in the standings.

Notes

  • 32K, REL 3
  • All Universal Tournament Rules and Magic: the Gathering Floor Rules are in effect for this event unless specifically overruled by information in this Format Document
  • Players must bring pen, paper, card sleeves and appropriate counters.

Invitations, Eligibility, and Prize Money

Players already holding an invitation to Pro Tour–Los Angeles are prohibited from participating in any Pro Tour–Los Angeles Qualifiers, with the exception of Grand Prix tournaments. Players may have earned invitations through cumulative past performance in the Pro Tour, winning a previous Qualifier or Grand Prix tournament, or by being an invited DCI player (valid upon the date of the official ratings invitation announcement for the appropriate professional tournament).

Prizes

  • Invitations to Pro Tour–Los Angeles (exact number of invitations determined by tournament location)
  • Product prizes to be determined by the organizer
  • Some Qualifiers offer cash prizes. See individual schedules for details.

Registration Information

  • Players who want more specific local tournament or registration information should call their local contact phone number.
  • Players who have general questions about the Magic: The Gathering trading card game, Wizards of the Coast, Inc., the Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour, Arena–The League for Magic: The Gathering, DCI players' organization, Qualifier tournaments, the Magic World Championships, National Championships, State/Provincial Championships, or Regionals should call Wizards of the Coast at (800) 324-6496, or send email to us via the form at http://wizards.custhelp.com.
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