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MTG War of the Spark Standard Showdown! – Every Week Thru June 15th

May 16th, 2019

Alternate Universes is holding War of the Spark Standard Showdown tournaments at all of our stores! Standard Showdown events are Standard Format tournaments in which players can win Standard Showdown: War of the Spark Booster Packs on top of normal pack prizes! They also have a Planeswalker Points multiplier of 2x.

We’ll be holding a Standard Showdown tournament at each store every week for five weeks, beginning the week of May 12th and ending the week of June 15th! We will have a number of Standard Showdown Booster Packs to give away as prizes at each tournament!

Here are each store’s details:

Holmes
Saturdays May 18th–June 15th
Entry: $5
MTG booster pack awarded per win, Standard Showdown packs awarded to Top 8 players plus one random player
Registration: 5 PM
Tournament begins: 6 PM

Blue Bell
Tuesdays May 14th–June 11th
Entry: $5
MTG booster pack awarded per win, Standard Showdown packs awarded to Top 8 players plus one random player
Registration: 6 PM
Tournament begins: 7 PM

Wilmington
Mondays May 13th–June 10th
Entry: $5
MTG booster pack awarded per win, Standard Showdown packs awarded to Top 8 players plus one random player
Registration opens: 6 PM
Tournament begins: 7 PM

Each Standard Showdown booster pack contains:

  • 2 rare or mythic rare cards from a currently legal Standard set
  • 1 foil basic land
  • 1 foil card of any rarity from a currently legal Standard set
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MTG Planeswalker Weekend Drafts – Saturday, May 25th and Sunday, May 26th

May 8th, 2019


Alternate Universes is hosting Magic: the Gathering Planeswalker Weekend Drafts at AU Holmes and AU Blue Bell on Saturday, May 25th, and at AU Wilmington on Sunday, May 26th!

Planeswalker Weekend features the special Rainbow Walker limited format! In this format, players can cast Planeswalkers using mana of any color!

Draft entry: $15
Players will be placed in 6-8 person pods for drafting. Drafts will use 3 War of the Spark booster packs per person. For more info on the booster draft format, click here: https://magic.wizards.com/en/game-info/gameplay/formats/booster-draft

Alternate Universes Holmes
MacDade Plaza
2129 MacDade Blvd
Holmes, PA 19043
610-583-9960

Saturday, May 25th
Registration: 5 PM
Drafting begins: 6 PM

Alternate Universes Blue Bell
Penn Square Shopping Center
211 W. Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
610-277-7251

Saturday, May 25th
Registration 12:30 PM
Drafting begins 1 PM

Alternate Universes Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center
3615A Silverside Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19810
302-482-3480

Sunday, May 26th
Registration: 12 PM (Noon)
Drafting begins: 12:30 PM

PRIZES (per pod)
3 – 0: 5 booster packs
2 – 0 – 1: 3 booster packs
2 – 1: 2 booster packs
All others: 1 booster pack

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MTG War of the Spark Standard Showdown! – Every Week Thru June 15th

May 16th, 2019

Alternate Universes is holding War of the Spark Standard Showdown tournaments at all of our stores! Standard Showdown events are Standard Format tournaments in which players can win Standard Showdown: War of the Spark Booster Packs on top of normal pack prizes! They also have a Planeswalker Points multiplier of 2x.

We’ll be holding a Standard Showdown tournament at each store every week for five weeks, beginning the week of May 12th and ending the week of June 15th! We will have a number of Standard Showdown Booster Packs to give away as prizes at each tournament!

Here are each store’s details:

Holmes
Saturdays May 18th–June 15th
Entry: $5
MTG booster pack awarded per win, Standard Showdown packs awarded to Top 8 players plus one random player
Registration: 5 PM
Tournament begins: 6 PM

Blue Bell
Tuesdays May 14th–June 11th
Entry: $5
MTG booster pack awarded per win, Standard Showdown packs awarded to Top 8 players plus one random player
Registration: 6 PM
Tournament begins: 7 PM

Wilmington
Mondays May 13th–June 10th
Entry: $5
MTG booster pack awarded per win, Standard Showdown packs awarded to Top 8 players plus one random player
Registration opens: 6 PM
Tournament begins: 7 PM

Each Standard Showdown booster pack contains:

  • 2 rare or mythic rare cards from a currently legal Standard set
  • 1 foil basic land
  • 1 foil card of any rarity from a currently legal Standard set
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MTG Planeswalker Weekend Drafts – Saturday, May 25th and Sunday, May 26th

May 8th, 2019


Alternate Universes is hosting Magic: the Gathering Planeswalker Weekend Drafts at AU Holmes and AU Blue Bell on Saturday, May 25th, and at AU Wilmington on Sunday, May 26th!

Planeswalker Weekend features the special Rainbow Walker limited format! In this format, players can cast Planeswalkers using mana of any color!

Draft entry: $15
Players will be placed in 6-8 person pods for drafting. Drafts will use 3 War of the Spark booster packs per person. For more info on the booster draft format, click here: https://magic.wizards.com/en/game-info/gameplay/formats/booster-draft

Alternate Universes Holmes
MacDade Plaza
2129 MacDade Blvd
Holmes, PA 19043
610-583-9960

Saturday, May 25th
Registration: 5 PM
Drafting begins: 6 PM

Alternate Universes Blue Bell
Penn Square Shopping Center
211 W. Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
610-277-7251

Saturday, May 25th
Registration 12:30 PM
Drafting begins 1 PM

Alternate Universes Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center
3615A Silverside Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19810
302-482-3480

Sunday, May 26th
Registration: 12 PM (Noon)
Drafting begins: 12:30 PM

PRIZES (per pod)
3 – 0: 5 booster packs
2 – 0 – 1: 3 booster packs
2 – 1: 2 booster packs
All others: 1 booster pack

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