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Eventide Prerelease and Sneak Peek Event Locations

Prerelease (July 12-13) | Sneak Peek Weekend (July 19-20)

Due to AU Nationals 2008 falling on Sneak Peek weekend, some AU stores will run launch parties as well as/instead of sneak peek events.

When
All Tournaments will be held on the weekend of July 12th, 2008

Entry Fee & Product Mix

  • Check with your local tournament organizer for specific entry fee information.
  • Cost of entry will provide you, one Shadowmoor tournament pack and three Eventide boosters.
  • In addition, some locations may offer 3-person Team & 2-person Two Headed Giant formats.
    • Each 3-person team will receive two Shadowmoor tournament packs & six Eventide boosters to build 3 decks.
    • Each 2-person Two Headed Giant team will receive one Shadowmoor tournament pack & five Eventide boosters to build two decks. For further information about Two Headed Giant format, please go to the Two Headed Giant FAQ.

Tournament Structure

  • The structure of the main Eventide Prerelease tournament is modified Swiss-style.
  • Eventide Prerelease side tournaments will be offered throughout the day and will consist of single-elimination rounds.

Tournament Formats
The format for each Prerelease tournament is:

  • DCI™ sanctioned, Eventide Sealed Deck.
  • Select locations, DCI sanctioned Eventide, Team Sealed Deck.
  • Select locations, DCI sanctioned Eventide, Two Headed Giant Sealed Deck.

Prizes

  • Select locations, check with organizer, will offer Door Prizes of 3 Eventide Booster Packs to be given out at random each hour.
  • Special commemorative Eventide prerelease foil card for each tournament participant, while supplies last.
  • Additional packs of Eventide cards to top players, (as determined by your local prerelease Tournament Organizer).
  • Other items for winners of the main tournament and side tournaments may be awarded, (as determined by your local prerelease Tournament Organizer).

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 TCG, Wizards of the Coast tournaments, the Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour, the DCI players' organization, Qualifier tournaments, the Magic World Championships, National Championships, Champs, or Regionals, should call Wizards of the Coast Customer Service at (800) 324-6496, or go to, wizards.custhelp.com

Saturday

Prerelease (July 12-13)

Country Date City Venue T/O Ph email
AU 12-Jul Armidale Armidale PCYC, 176 Rusden St Angus Foster 0439 847 611 Angus.Foster@dnr.nsw.gov.au
AU 13-Jul Dubbo Dubbo RSL, cnr Brisbane & Wingewarra Sts Angus Foster 0439 847 611 Angus.Foster@dnr.nsw.gov.au
AU 12-Jul Sydney Bowlers Club of NSW, 95 York Street Chris Foggin 0402 231 366 fogginc@hotmail.com
AU 13-Jul Sydney Parramatta RSL CNR Macquarie and O'Connell Sts Chris Foggin 0402 231 366 fogginc@hotmail.com
AU 13-Jul Woolongong Illawarra Leagues Club, 97-99 Church St Wollongong Chris Foggin 0402 231 366 fogginc@hotmail.com
AU 13-Jul Gosford Imperial Shopping Centre Food Court, 171 Mann St Chris Foggin 0402 231 366 fogginc@hotmail.com
AU 12 July-13 July Brisbane Wooloongabba Bridge Club, 67 Ipswich Rd, Brisbane Michael Puccini 0424 585 701. michael@qldpe.com
AU 12 July-13 July Canberra ANU John Deadman Room 101, Kingsley St, Acton Glenn Doyle 612 6248 7722 glenn@mindgamesalbury.com
AU 12 July-13 July Adelaide The Irish Club, 11 Carrington Street Lee Copus 0412 909 582 infinity@chariot .net.au
AU 12 July-13 July Melbourne The Abbotsford Convent, 1 St Hellier Street, Abbotsford, Melbourne Russell Alphey 0401 994 352 ralphey@mtgmelb.com
AU 12 July-13 July Perth Stadium Function Room, 1120 Albany Highway, Bentley Scott Pailsley 0431 895 475 scott_paisley@hotmail.com
NZ 12 July-13 July Auckland Parnell Conference Centre, 545 Parnell Rd James White 02 142 6366 james@gameplayer.co.nz
NZ 12 July-13 July Hamilton Bridge Club, Brookfield St, Hamilton East David Williams 027 44 84877 bigbaddadnz@hotmail.com
NZ 12 July-13 July Christchurch Christchurch Bridge Club, Nova Place Christchurch Chris Williams 021 164 4561 chris@nzmagic.net.nz
NZ 12 July-13 July Wellington Turnbull House, 11 Bowen St, CBD Wellington Gene Brumby 021 259 4849 genis@paradise.net.nz

Sneak Peek Weekend (July 19-20)

Australia

Due to AU Nationals 2008 falling on Sneak Peek weekend, some AU stores will run launch parties as well as/instead of sneak peek events.

Store name Address City State Contact Phone Date
Mind Games Canberra 38 Garema Place, Civic Canberra ACT Glenn Doyle (02) 6248 7722 26,27 July
Mind Games Canberra c- Australian Nationals, Rydges Lakeside Canberra Canberra ACT Glenn Doyle (02) 6248 7722 19-Jul
Armagedon Games 79 Magellian St, Lismore Lismore NSW Cameron Smith (02) 6621 5432 26-Jul
Battlecraft Games 241 Rowe St, Eastwood Sydney NSW Digby Rusden (02) 9804 8099 19 July 2008
Games HQ Shop 20 Muswellbrook Market Place Muswellbrook NSW Anthony Girder (02) 6541-0606 20-Jul
Good Games Level 1, 857 George St Sydney NSW Egidio DeGois (02) 9281 1760 19,20,26 July
Logical Choice - Wagga Wagga Wagga Public School, Gurwood St Wagga NSW Ben Wood (02) 6921 5505 tba
Mega Games Trader 388 High St Penrith NSW Cristine Stamatakis (02) 4722 9975 19-Jul
Sydney Games Centre Suite 2, Level 1 195a Burwood Road Burwood NSW Paul Van Der Werk (02) 9715 3229 19,20,27 July
Unlimited Hobbies Unit 2/94 Kildare Road Blacktown NSW Michael Thai (02) 8814 8700 19,20 July
Wizards of the Central Coast Shop 253 (Level 2) Imperial Centre 171 Mann St Gosford NSW Steve McCracken (02) 4324 0004 20-Jul
Ace Comics-Annerley Shop 18 Annerley Arcade 478 Ipswich Rd, Annerley Annerley QLD Michael Barclay (07) 3848 7362 20,27 July
Card House 106 Aerodrome Rd Maroochydore QLD Kevin O'Connell (07) 5443 7794 26,27 July
Fast Break Sports 1 Chapel Street Nundah QLD Paul Quinn (07) 3861 9655 19,20 July
Games Exchange TBA Townsville QLD Lee Whalley 07 47254661 27-Jul
Merlins Mantle 193 Brisbane Rd Gympie QLD Dave Unwin (07) 5482 3758 26-Jul
Millennium Comics Shop 3a Northside Plaza Musgrave St Rockhampton QLD Robert Williams (07) 4922 5733 19,26 July
Mind Games - Stones Corner No 20 Old Cleveland Road Stones Corner QLD Gary Raines (07) 3397-0300 20-Jul
The Games Centre 783 Stanley St Woolloongabba QLD Chris Worrell 0400 137 606 26-Jul
Underworld Games 197 Brisbane St Ipswich QLD Shaun Otten (07) 38120298 19-Jul
Wicked Games 10 Lincoln St Strathpine QLD Allan Brampton 0423 583 820 tba
Game Quest Shop 14B Station St Acde, 52 Hindley St Adelaide SA Chris Politis 08 8410 4664 19-Jul
Infinity Games 92 Currie St Adelaide SA Barb Copus (08) 8410 2404 19,20,26,27 July
Sports Card World Citi Centre Acde, 14/145 Rundle Mall Adelaide SA Grant Williams (08) 8224 0800 20-Jul
Area 52 90 - 92 Liverpool St Hobart Hobart TAS Damon Hawker (03) 62310271 26-Jul
Card Heaven Level 1, 103-105 Chapel Street Windsor Windsor VIC Alex Brown (03) 9521 1020 19,20,26 July
Cardtastic Collectables 449 North Road Ormond VIC Jason Keyt (03) 9578 5363 20-Jul
Dungeon of Magic Basement Royal Arcade Burke St Mall Melbourne VIC Adam Pickett (03) 9650 5815 19,20 July
Games World Warrnambool 160 Koroit Street Warrnambool VIC Shirley Rhook (03) 5561 5111 20-Jul
Gaming Knights Level 1 of 2 Rock O'Kashel Lane Geelong VIC Josh Barrow (03) 5221 0637 27-Jul
Meta Games 2/116 Peel Street North Melbourne VIC Chris 03 9329 6544 26 27 July
Mind Bogglers Shop 9 Hemart Arcade, 3-5 Hewish Road Croydon VIC Craig Wyton (03) 9723 2293 19,20 July
Mind Games Melbourne 244 Swanston St Melbourne VIC John Morgan (03) 9663 4603 19,20 July
Tactics Basement , London Court St George Terrace Perth WA Mike Page (08) 9325 7081 19-Jul
 

New Zealand

Store name Address City State Contact Phone Date
King of Cards Shop 113 Queens Arcade 34 Queen St, Auckland Auckland   James Stewart (09) 309 4795 19,20 July
Vagabond Games - Auckland 2nd Floor Sky City Metro, 291-297 Queen St, Auckland Auckland   Amol Singh (09) 303 2750 19-Jul
Vagabond Games - Takapuna Shop 4 62-78 Hurstmere Rd, Takapuna Auckland   Mark Kenny (09) 489 2750 20-Jul
Games HQ 3131b Great North Rd, New Lynn Auckland   Mark Kenny (09) 826 3600 19-Jul
Wizards Retreat 2nd Floor 242 High St, Central City Christchurch   Chris Williams (03) 365 0287 19,20 July
Nexus Games 84 St Andrew St, Dunedin Dunedin   Matt Swain (03) 471 8361 20-Jul
Vagabond Games - Hamilton 65 Bryce St, Hamilton Hamilton   Patrick Ho (07) 834 3041 19, 20 July
Area 51 23 Tay St, Invercargill Invercargill   Josh Sharpe (03) 218 4314 20-Jul
Heroes for Sale TBC Palmerston North   Darren Wang (06) 356 6779 19-Jul
Gateway Cyber Café 1 Church St, Tauranga Tauranga   Brent McKay (07) 571 1112 19,20 July
Pulsar Max Level 1 Teo Court, Manners Mall Wellington Wellington   Derek Chan (04) 382 8688 19,20 July
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