National Qualifiers

Philippines National Qualifiers 2011

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 Swiss rounds Playoff
8 3 Rounds None (run Single-Elimination)
9-16 4 Rounds Top 4
17 - 32 5 Rounds Top 8
33 - 64 6 Rounds Top 8
65 - 128 7 Rounds Top 8
129 - 226 8 Rounds Top 8
227 - 409 9 Rounds Top 8
410 or higher 10 Rounds Top

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. Players are expected to play at a reasonable pace and finish their matches within 50 minutes
  • Where necessary, 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 Philippines 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 Philippines Nationals 2011, that player may not participate in a Philippines National Qualifier 2011 Tournaments (players may have earned invitations through performance at 2010 Philippines Nationals, appropriate Pro Tour Players Club level, winning a previous 2011 Philippines National Qualifier, or DCI Rating).

Prizes

  • Top 2 or 4 player of each National Qualifier will received invitation(s) to the 2011 Philippines National Championship. Please contact the organizer for detail.
  • Other prizes as determined by the organizer.

Registration Information

  • Players who want more specific local tournament or registration information should contact their local organizer.
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