Grand Prix–Los Angeles Trials


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

Format

  • Extended-constructed format
  • Deck lists are required

Tournament Length

  • Swiss rounds will each be 50 minutes in length
  • Top 8 matches will have no time limit
  • Number of Swiss rounds based on attendance according to the following chart:
    AttendanceSwiss rounds
    17 - 32 5
    33 - 64 6
    65 - 128 7
    129 - 226 8
    227 - 410 9
    411 or higher 10

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
  • Where necessary, the standings after the Swiss rounds will still be used to determine final order in the standings

Notes

  • 24K, REL Competitive
  • 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.

Prizes

  • At least 1 third-round bye at Grand Prix–Los Angeles is offered at each Trial.
  • Product prizes to be determined by the 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® trading card game, Wizards of the Coast LLC, the Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour, DCI players' organization, Qualifier tournaments, the Magic® World Championships, National Championships, or Regionals should call Wizards of the Coast at (800) 324-6496, or send email to custserv@wizards.com.

State City Event date 3rd
round
byes
Location Address Contact phone URL
Arizona Mesa 12/13/2008 1 Gamers' Inn 1232 E Southern Ave #14 408-507-0509 N/A
Arizona Phoenix 1/10/2009 1 Game NIghtz 9617 N Metro Pkwy W 602-870-8501 N/A
British Columbia Vancouver 12/13/2008 1 BCIT 3700 Willingdon Ave., SE2 Student Assoc Building 778-668-5005 Website
California Claremont 12/20/2008 1 Gameology 994 Foothill Blvd 909-626-6926 N/A
California Costa Mesa 1/3/2009 1 Costa Mesa Womens Club 610 West 18th St. 505-720-8249 Website
California Los Angeles area 12/27/2008 1 Radisson Hotel at LAX 6225 W. Century Blvd. 505-720-8249 Website
California Los Angeles area 1/10/2009 1 Costa Mesa Womens Club 610 West 18th St. 505-720-8249 Website
California Pasadena 1/4/2009 1 Game Empire Pasadena 2302 E. Colorado Blvd. 626-304-9333 N/A
California Riverside 1/4/2009 1 GMI Games 8300 Limonite AVe # F 951-681-8270 N/A
California Riverside 1/11/2009 1 Adventurers Guild of Riverside 6940 Indiana Ave Suite 1 951-782-9333 N/A
California Sacramento 1/3/2009 1 Great Escape Games 1250 Howe Avenue #3A 650-224-5313 Website
California San Diego 12/20/2008 1 Artifex Entertainment 9839 Mira Mesa Blvd 858-566-0506 N/A
California San Jose 12/13/2008 1 Superstars 30 North 3rd Street 408-777-8277 N/A
California San Jose 1/10/2009 1 Superstars 30 North 3rd sSt. 650-224-5313 Website
California San Jose 1/11/2009 1 Superstars 30 North 3rd sSt. 650-224-5313 Website
California SF Bay Area TBA 1 TBA TBA 650-224-5313 Website
California Studio City 1/11/2009 1 Knight Ware Inc 3709 Cahuenga Blvd. West 818-769-7830 N/A
California Winnetka 1/10/2009 1 Collectors Paradise 7131 Winnetka Ave 818-999-9455 N/A
Idaho Boise 12/20/2008 1 All About Games 7009 Overland Rd. 208-343-5653 Website
Nevada Las Vegas 1/10/2009 1 Little Shop Of Magic 4155 S Buffalo Rd #110 702-307-6127 N/A
New Mexico Albuquerque 1/10/2009 1 Active Imagination 11200 Montgomery NE #10 505-720-8249 Website
Oregon Portland 1/3/2009 1 Ambridge Convention Center 300 N.E. Multnomah St. 503-764-9871 Website
Oregon Salem 1/3/2009 1 Borderlands 546 High St NE 503-485-2554 Website
Washington Seattle 1/10/2009 1 Seattle Center - Lopez Room 305 Harrison St. 503-764-9871 Website
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