The Magic: the Gathering Born of the Gods prerelease tournaments will be held Saturday, February 1st & Sunday February 2nd at all AU stores. In response to popular demand we are DOUBLING THE PRIZE SUPPORT for these tournaments. That means for each participating player we are putting in four booster packs of Born of the Gods in the Prize pool! Additionally all participants will receive a free deck box and we will have free pizza at all the midnight prereleases!
Here is the prerelease schedule by store:
Midnight, Saturday February 1st (Friday night into Saturday) (registration begins at 11:00PM after FNM, January 31st)
6:00PM, Saturday, February 1st (registration begins at 5:00PM)
11AM, Sunday, February 2nd (registration at 10:30). Entry fee for the Two Headed Giant is $50.00 per team
Midnight, Saturday February 1st- (Friday night into Saturday) (registration begins at 11:00PM after FNM, January 31st)
3:00PM, Saturday February 1st – (registration begins at 2:00PM)
7:30PM Saturday February 1st – (registration begins at 6:30PM)
1:00PM, Sunday February 2nd – (registration begins at Noon)
Midnight, Saturday February 1st - (Friday night into Saturday) (registration begins at 11:00PM after FNM, January 31st)
10:00AM Saturday, February 1st – (registration begins at 9AM)
3:00PM Saturday, February 1st – regular swiss style tournament (registration begins at 2:30PM)
6:00PM Saturday, February 1st - Sealed Two-Headed Giant (registration at 5:30PM). Entry fee for the Two Headed Giant is $50.00 per team
10AM, Sunday, February 2nd (registration begins at 9:30AM)
All tournaments except the 2-Headed Giant tournaments at Blue Bell and Holmes will be 4 rounds regardless of the number of players. Pack prizes will be awarded based on the number of match wins as follows:
New prize support structure:
Regular Swiss Tournament:
4 – 0 record: 12 packs of Born of the Gods
3 – 0 – 1 record: 10 packs of Born of the Gods
3 – 1 record: 8 packs of Born of the Gods
2 – 2 record: 2 packs of Born of the Gods
Everyone else receives 1 pack of Born of the Gods
Two Headed Giant Prize Support:
3 – 0 Record: 12 packs per team
2 – 0 – 1 record: 8 packs per team
2 – 1 record: 4 packs per team
Every other team gets 2 packs.
The Born of the Gods Prerelease presents players with a special opportunity to open a Prerelease Pack and continue their journey down the Hero’s Path. There are five Prerelease Packs to choose from; each color has a Heroic Path: White – Lead, Blue – Outwit, Black – Dominate, Red – Conquer, and Green – Thrive.
The Born of the Gods Prelease will also be players’ next opportunity to earn a Hero Card, which they can use to Battle the Horde at Born of the Gods Game Day. To learn more about the Hero’s Path, go to MTGHerosPath.com.
Format for all prerelease tournaments is sealed deck. including the 2-Headed Giant Tournaments. Each player receives one Born of the Gods Prerelease Pack to use for building a deck Entry fee is $25.00 if you preregister, $30.00 at the door. All preregistrations must be paid. Preregistration ends Thursday, January 30th
Two Headed Giant entry fee is $50.00 per team and each team of two players receives two Born of the Gods Prerelease Packs to use for building their decks. (One Prerelease Pack per player; players do not need to choose the same color.)
Each Prerelease Pack contains items designed specifically for the chosen Heroic Path.
- 2 Born of the Gods booster packs
- 3 Theros booster packs
- 1 seeded booster pack
- 1 promo card
- 1 Master Your Destiny activity card
- 1 Spindown™ life counter
- 1 Hero’s Path welcome letter
- 1 Hero Card
For this event, players may use the promo card included with the Prerelease Pack in their tournament deck.