Find a Qualifier Near You!
Find a Qualifier Near You!
Pro Tour–San Juan is May 28-30, 2010.
Qualifiers start January 2 and run until April 11. Check the Event Locator to find an event near you that could earn you an invitation to Pro Tour–San Juan. Magic Online Pro Tour Qualifiers will once again be run as well, so if you can't make it to an event near you, there's still a chance for you to qualify!
Entry fee varies from location to location. Check with local organizer for specific information.
The structure for Pro Tour–San Juan Qualifier tournaments will be modified Swiss-style, with the Top 8 players playing in a single-elimination format for prizes and invitation(s).
The format for Pro Tour–San Juan Qualifier tournaments is Extended.
- The Worldwake expansion is not legal for use in the Extended format until February 5, 2010. Events held prior to this date will not use the Worldwake expansion
- Deck lists are required
- Swiss rounds - 50 minutes per round
- Top 8 matches have no time limit
- Number of Swiss rounds based on attendance according to the following chart:
|Attendance||Number of |
|17 - 32||5|
|33 - 64||6|
|65 - 128||7|
|129 - 226||8|
|227 - 410||9|
|411 or higher||10|
- 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 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.
- 32K, REL: Competitive
- The Magic: The Gathering Tournament Rules and Infraction Procedure Guide 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–San Juan are prohibited from participating in any Pro Tour–San Juan Qualifiers, with the exception of Grand Prix tournaments. Players may have earned invitations through cumulative past performance in the Pro Tour, appropriate Pro Tour Players Club level, winning a previous Qualifier, finishing Top 16 at a 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).
- Invitations to Pro Tour–San Juan (exact number of invitations determined by tournament location)
- Product prizes to be determined by the organizer
- Some Qualifiers offer airline travel. See individual schedules for details.
- Players who want more specific local tournament or registration information should call their local contact phone number.
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