Alternate Universes will be hosting Yu-Gi-Oh! Day tournaments on Saturday, July 26th. The tournaments at Blue Bell & Wilmington will begin at Noon, and the tournament at Holmes will begin at 2:00PM . Registration opens 1 hour before the tournament starts.
The registration fee for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Day is $5.00 and all participants will receive 1 Astral Pack upon entering. A decklist is not required to play. One Yu-Gi-Oh! Day exclusive full size Game Mat will be awarded to the winner and the top 8 finishers will win Yu-Gi-Oh! Day Super Rare Tokens. Booster pack prizes will also be awarded to the top finishers in the tournament based on attendance.
The Yu-Gi-Oh! Day tournaments will be advanced constructed format. Advanced Format tournaments use a specific list of playable cards. Some cards are forbidden from use, or limited to a set number in the Deck, in order to better balance tournament play. The Advanced Format list changes periodically (the last change became effective January 1st, 2014). Duelists can view the most current Advanced Format card list by visiting this link: http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/limited/.
Yu-Gi-Oh! Day is a day for all to celebrate the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand, create excitement for the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand at Official Tournament Stores, and to further distinguish OTS from non-OTS. Yu-Gi-Oh! Day is held simultaneously throughout North America.
Duelists will be able to participate in a Sanctioned tournament at all participating Official Tournament Stores (OTS), with exclusive prizes only available at an Official Tournament Store (OTS). Only Konami OTS are permitted to host a Yu-Gi-Oh! Day event.
TCGplayer.com MaxPoint Series Summer States Event
These events are open to the public (no pre-qualification necessary) and will offer players the chance to claim the title of State Champion and earn an exclusive Champion’s playmat. Each event will hand out points for players to participate in the $50,000.00 Championship. Additional booster pack prizes will be awarded based on entries – the more players, the more prizes!!!
Location: Talleyville Shopping Center, 3615A Silverside Road, Wilmington, DE 19810
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Registration Time: 9:00 AM
Event Structure: Swiss with top 8
Entry Fee: 25.00
1st Place: TCGplayer State Champion Playmat + 50 Points + 2 Author Tokens
2nd Place: TCGplayer State Top 8 Competitor Playmat + 20 Points + 2 Author Tokens
3rd/4th Place: TCGplayer State Top 8 Competitor Playmat + 10 Points + 2 Author Tokens
5th-8th Place:TCGplayer State Top 8 Competitor Playmat + 5 Points + 2 Author Tokens
9th-16th Place: 2 Points + 2 Author Tokens
Additional booster pack prizes based on attendance.
This prerelease will be a Sealed pack tournament.
Players receive 6 boosters packs of the new set to build a deck and play for 4 rounds.
Basic Energy will be available. All players then receive 2 more boosters as a participation prize.
Entry fee: $30
Preregister up to the Thursday night before the event for $26 by following the links shown below to the prerelease of your choice.
All players receive a promo card while supplies last.
Saturday, August 2, 2014 – Alternate Universes Bluebell
1530 Dekalb Pike #5, Blue Bell, PA 19422 610-277-7251
First session: Sealed Pack Tournament. Registration starts at 10:00am, play starts at 10:30am
Second session: Sealed Pack Tournament. Registration starts at 1:00pm, play starts at 1:30pm
Players should plan to play in just one session
Sunday, August 10, 2014 – Alternate Universes Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center, 3615A Silverside Road, Wilmington Delaware 19810 302-482-3480
Sealed Pack tournament – Registration starts at 12:00pm (noon), play at 12:30pm
Preregister up to the Thursday night before the event for $26 at 1playerplace.com
or paste in your browser: http://www.1playerplace.com/signups?event=M9F2FD7LSTEOLQE
MTG 2015 Launch Weekend Tournaments are a great way to celebrate the release of the latest Magic: The Gathering set! Play, trade, spend time with friends, and win cool prizes! All participants receive an exclusive Release promo card (while supplies last). Booster pack or store credit prizes (your choice) will be awarded based on attendance.
Alternate Universes will be hosting Sealed MTG 2015 Core Set Launch Weekend Tournaments at all 3 locations:
AU, Holmes: Saturday, July 19th at 6:00PM; 2-Headed Giant Sealed Deck Format (8x of M15 packs per team) Entry Fee: $40 per team
AU, Wilmington: Saturday, July 19th at 3:00PM; 2-Headed Giant Sealed Deck (8x of M15 packs per team) Entry Fee: $40 per team
AU, Blue Bell: Saturday, July 19th at 6:00PM: Sealed Deck (6x packs of M15 per person) Entry Fee: $30 per person
Registration begins 1 hour before tournament start time. All participants will received the foil release promo card below (while supplies last).
Alternate Universes Wilmington is hosting a Pro Tour Qualifier Tournament on Sunday, July 6th in the Ballroom of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Wilmington. Vendors will be present to buy, sell and trade MTG cards and to sell accessories. Here are the details:
- Format: Modern
- Cost: $30
- Registration Time: 9:00am
- Round 1 Starts: 10:00am
- Prizing: 1st Place – Airfare to Pro Tour: Huey
1st place: 1 booster box of Journey into Nyx and Airfare to Pro Tour
2nd place: 3x booster boxes Journey into Nyx
3rd & 4th place: 1 and 1/2 boxes Journey into Nyx each
5th – 8th: 1x box Journey into Nyx each
9th – 16th: 9x Journey into Nyx booster packs each
17th – 32nd: 3x Journey into Nyx booster packs each
Swiss rounds (expect 7-9 rounds); best of 3 games; Cut to Top 8
*Side Events will begin after Round 3 starts:
$15 Drafts (8-player pods); single elimination
$15 Standard constructed Win-a-Box (8-player pods); single elimination
$15 Conspiracy Drafts
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Wilmington
4727 Concord Pike,
Wilmington, Delaware, 19803
Players Meeting starts at 10:00am
Entry Fee: $40
REL: Competitive (Decklists are required)
2nd – 4x Volcanic Island
3rd – 4x Tundra
4th – 4x Tropical Island
5th – 4x Bayou
6th – 4x Savannah
7th – 4x Scrubland
8th – 4x Taiga
9th – 12th – 1x Badlands
13th – 16th – 1x Plateau
On Saturday June 7th all three AU stores will be running MTG Conspiracy draft events. The first-ever multiplayer-focused booster set has new Magic cards with new mechanics that enhance multiplayer play. Returning favorites from throughout Magic‘s history round out the set and cultivate an environment of deception and treachery. The drafts begin at the following times and will run continuously as soon as we have 6 or 8 players to participate:
Blue Bell: 1:00PM
Wilmington: 4:00 PM
Entry fee to each draft will be $15.00.
The Magic: The Gathering–Conspiracy set is designed to be drafted with six to eight players who then split into groups of three or four players for free-for-all multiplayer games. These are casual play events. Pack prizes will be awarded. Each participant will also receive the Magister of Worth Conspiracy release card shown below.
Alternate Universes will be holding Journey Into Nyx Game Day Tournaments on Saturday, May 24th at the Holmes, Blue Bell & Wilmington stores. Tournaments at all 3 stores begin at 6PM. Registration opens one hour before the start time of the event.
Entry fee is $5.00.
Game Day events are Standard-format tournaments. The Standard format uses only the newest sets the game has to offer. The current block, the block that was released the previous fall, and the most recent core set are all legal to play in a Standard deck.
For more information on Standard, click here. The following sets are Standard legal: Return to Ravnica, Gatecrash, Dragon’s Maze, Magic 2014 , Theros , Born of the Gods & Journey Into Nyx
All participants receive an exclusive Squelching Leeches full-art promo card (while supplies last). The Top 8 players each receive an exclusive Dictate of Kruphix full-art foil promo card. The cards are awarded to the Top 8 players even if the tournament cuts only to the Top 4. In addition, the 1st-place winner of Journey Into Nyx Game Day will receive an exclusive playmat. Pack prizes will also be awarded to top finishers.
Additionally, the most heroic players will have an opportunity to earn the Hall of Triumph promo card (while supplies last).
Are you the best Magic player in your state? Prove it at the StarCityGames.com State Championships. Each Standard tournament offers bragging rights, exclusive gear, and for the champion, a seat at any of the next four StarCityGames.com Invitationals with $50,000 in prizes. Alternate Universes will be hosting the Delaware State Championship on Saturday, May 17th at our Wilmington store. Registration opens at 11:00AM and play begins at Noon. Entry fee is $25. There is no residency requirement. Format is Standard.
Top 8 players will receive an exclusive State Championship Top 8 playmat and pin.
Winner will receive the exclusive Champion playmat and Champion Medal!
Additional booster pack prizes will be awarded to all players who make the Top 8.
Alternate Universes, Holmes will be hosting a Grand Prix Trial for Grand Prix, Washington on on Sunday, May 18th. Pregistration opens at 11AM and play will begin at noon. Format is Sealed.
Prizes: 4 booster packs for each player participating will put in the prize pool!
Grand Prix Trials (GPTs) are smaller, regional Magic Tournaments that award at least one 2-round bye to the appropriate Grand Prix. Players with a 2-round bye at a Grand Prix get a “leg up” in the event – they don’t have to play in the first two rounds of the tournament and are considered to have won those rounds!
Grand Prix events are large, regional Magic tournaments open to all players. Grand Prix award invites to an upcoming Pro Tour and award cash prizes. Other activities offered at Grand Prix include Magic artist signings and dozens of other public tournaments. Grand Prix Washington will be held June 27th – 29th at the Dulles Expo & Conference Center North Hall, 4368 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly, VA 20151
Here are all the details for the GPT:
When: Sunday, May 18th, 2014. Registration opens at 11:00 AM, tournament begins at Noon.
Entry Fee: $30
Premier Event — Tournament Officials (Tournament Organizer, Store Owner, Judges, Scorekeeper) may NOT play in the event.
Rules Enforcement Level — Competitive
Planeswalker Points Multiplier — 3x