MTG Ixalan Prereleases – Saturday, September 23rd and Sunday, September 24th

August 31st, 2017

Alternate Universes is hosting Magic: the Gathering Ixalan prerelease tournaments on Saturday, September 23rd and Sunday, September 24th at all AU stores!  For each participating player we are putting four booster packs in the prize pool!  And we will once again have free pizza at all midnight prereleases!

Format

The format for all prerelease tournaments is Sealed Deck, including the 2-Headed Giant Tournaments.  Each player receives one Ixalan Prerelease Kit to use for building a 40-card deck.

NEW: All tournaments will now be 3 rounds regardless of the number of players.  Prizes will be awarded based on record after the final round (see below for prize structures).

Entry

Entry fee is $30 if you preregister, $35 at the door.
If you preregister for two events then the total entry fee is $55!
Preregister for three or more events and the entry fee for each event is $25!
All preregistrations must be made in-store and paid in advance.
  Preregistration ends Friday, September 22nd, at 6:00 PM
Two Headed Giant entry fee is $60.00 per team and each team of two players receives two Ixalan Prerelease Kits to use for building their decks. (one Prerelease Kit per player).

Schedule

Here is the prerelease schedule by store: (Note: Some times have changed from past prereleases)

Holmes:
Midnight, Saturday, September 23rd (Friday night into Saturday) (registration begins at 11 PM after FNM, September 22nd)
11:00 AM, Saturday, September 23rd (registration begins at 10:30 AM)
6:00 PM, Saturday, September 23rd (registration begins at 5:00 PM)
Noon, Sunday, September 24th – Sealed Two-Headed Giant  (registration at 11:30 AM).  Entry fee for Two Headed Giant is $60.00 per team
4:00 PM, Sunday, September 24th (registration begins at 3:00 PM)

Wilmington:
Midnight, Saturday, September 23rd (Friday night into Saturday) (registration begins at 11:00 PM after FNM,September 22nd)
3:00 PM, Saturday, September 23rd (registration begins at 2:00 PM)
7:30 PM, Saturday, September 23rd (registration begins at 7:00 PM)
Noon, Sunday, September 24th (registration begins at 11:30 AM)
4:00 PM, Sunday, September 24th (registration begins at 3:00 PM)

Blue Bell/E.Norriton*:
Midnight, Saturday, September 23rd (Friday night into Saturday) (registration begins at 11:00 PM after FNM, September 22nd)
Noon, Saturday, September 23rd (registration begins at 11:30 AM)
4:00 PM, Saturday, September 23rd (registration begins at 3:30 PM)
6:00 PM, Saturday, September 23rd Sealed Two-Headed Giant (registration at 5:30 PM).  Entry fee for Two Headed Giant is $60.00 per team
11:00 AM, Sunday, September 24th (registration begins at 10:30 AM)
*Blue Bell/E. Norriton players: Please do not park directly in front of any other store in the shopping center.  Additional parking is available behind the stores and on Penn Square Road.  Your cooperation will allow us to continue to run these events at this location.*

PRIZES

Each player will receive a foil participation promo.
Pack prizes will be awarded as follows, based on the number of match wins after three rounds:

Regular Swiss Tournaments:
3 – 0 record: 9 booster packs
2 – 0 – 1 record: 7 booster packs
2 – 1 record: 5 booster packs
1 – 2 record: 2 booster packs
0 – 3 record: 1 booster pack

Two Headed Giant Tournaments:
3 – 0 record: 18 booster packs per team
2 – 0 – 1 record: 14 booster packs per team
2 – 1 record: 10 booster packs per team
1 – 2 record: 4 booster packs per team
0 – 3 record: 2 booster packs per team

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