National Qualifiers

2011 Australia and New Zealand National Qualifiers

The 2011 Australian National Championship will take place July 23-24, 2011 in Canberra, Australia.

The 2011 New Zealand National Championship will take place July 30-31, 2011 in Auckland, New Zealand.

Find a National Qualifier Near You!
Find a National Qualifier Near You!

More information about the 2011 National Championships will be available in the coming months. All information about Nationals will be posted in the 2011 Nationals Fact Sheets located on the 2011 National Championships information page.

The following applies to all 2011 Australian and New Zealand National Qualifiers:

Entry Fee

Entry fee varies from location to location. Check with the organizer of each event for specific information.

Format

  • Standard-constructed format
  • Deck lists are required

Tournament Length

  • 50 minutes per round
  • Number of Swiss rounds based on attendance according to the following chart:
Attendance Number of
Swiss Rounds
8 3
9 - 16 4
17 - 32 5
33 - 64 6
65 - 128 7

Advancement

  • Top eight (8) finishers from the National Qualifying Tournaments in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington and Christchurch will advance to their countries Nationals
  • Top four (4) finishers from the National Qualifying Tournaments in Townsville, Dubbo and Invercargill will advance to their countries Nationals
  • The standings after the Swiss rounds will still be used to determine final order in the standings

Notes

  • 32K, REL Competitive
  • The Magic: The Gathering Tournament Rules and the Magic: The Gathering Infraction Procedure Guide are in effect for this event unless specifically overruled by information in this Format Document. Rules documents can be found in the Magic Document Center.
  • Organizers and judges of National Qualifier tournaments are not permitted to play in the qualifiers.

Eligibility and Invitations

  • Players may participate in any Australian or New Zealand National Qualifier subject to the eligibility requirements in the Magic: The Gathering Premier Event Invitation Policy (located in the Magic Document Center.

If a player already holds an invitation to Australian or New Zealand Nationals 2011, that player may not participate in an Australian or New Zealand National Qualifier 2011.

Prizes

  • Invitation(s) to the 2011 National Championship.
  • Other prizes as determined by the organizer

Registration Information

  • Players who want more specific local tournament or registration information should contact their local Premier Tournament Organizer.
  • Players who have general questions about the Magic: The Gathering trading card game, Wizards of the Coast LLC, the Wizards Play Network, or any Magic: The Gathering Organized Play program should contact Wizards of the Coast on australia@wizards.com or newzealand@wizards.com
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