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MTG Grand Prix Trial for Grand Prix Atlantic City – Saturday, March 28th at AU Blue Bell

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Alternate Universes, Blue Bell will be hosting a Grand Prix Trial for Grand Prix Atlantic City on Saturday, March 28th.  Pregistration opens at 11AM and play will begin at Noon.  Format is Sealed.

Prizes:  4 booster packs for each player participating will be put in the prize pool!

Grand Prix Trials (GPTs) are smaller, regional Magic: the Gathering 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 themselves 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 Atlantic City will be held May 8th – 10th at the Atlantic City Convention Center, One Convention Boulevard, Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401

Here are all the details for the GPT:

When:  Saturday, March 28th, 2015.  Registration opens at 11:00 AM, tournament begins at Noon.

Format:  SEALED

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

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MTG Dragons of Tarkir Launch Weekend Tournaments – Saturday, March 28th at AU Holmes & AU Wilmington

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Alternate Universes will be hosting Sealed Dragons of Tarkir Launch Weekend Tournaments on Saturday, March 28th at AU Holmes and AU Wilmington!  All participants will receive the exclusive Release Promo Card: Deathbringer Regent.  Booster pack or store credit prizes (your choice) will be awarded based on attendance!

Registration for each event will take place at 5PM, and deckbuilding will begin at 6 PM.

Holmes:
Entry: $30
Format: Sealed
Each player will receive 3 Dragons of Tarkir boosters and 3 Fate Reforged boosters with which to build a deck.
Prizes will be based on attendance.  For each participating player, three booster packs will be added to the prize pool.

Wilmington (Sealed 2-Headed Giant):
Entry: $40
per team
Format: Sealed 2-Headed Giant
Each team of two players will receive 4 Dragons of Tarkir boosters and 4 Fate Reforged boosters with which to build their decks.
Prizes will be based on attendance.  For each participating team, four booster packs will be added to the prize pool.

All participants will receive the Release Promo card below (while supplies last)!

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Regional Tournament – Saturday, April 4th – PA Convention Center, Phila., PA

 

Yu-Gi-Oh! Regional Tournament

at the
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Saturday, April 4th

Registration begins at 8:00AM and closes at 9:50AM.
(Anyone registering after 9:50AM will receive a first round loss for late registration.)

Play begins at 10:00AM

Seating available for 800+ Duelists!!!

$20.00 entry fee.
Each player will receive 5 booster packs of Secrets of Eternity

Advanced Constructed Format.  Click here for the current Forbidden/Limited list.


Decklists are required and should be prepared in advance.

 Click here for Official Decklist.

Decklists will be collected and verified at registration.
Please prepare your decklist before you arrive.


 

Prizes

Top 8 finishers will receive playmats and Top 4 will receive deckboxes. 

If more then 500 players enter the Regional Tournament then Top 64 players will receive invites to the 2015 World Championship Qualifier.
*Note: There is no longer a Top 8 Cut.  Prizes are awarded on the order of finish in the swiss rounds
Please note: 
All players are now required to present official ID when registering!  Acceptable forms of ID include:
  • Current-year School ID cards
  • Driver’s licenses
  • Passport
  • Other government-issued identification documents
  • If the Duelist is under the age of 16, a copy of their birth certificate

Please bring your Konami ID Card. If you do not have your Konami ID card but played at a regional before we may have your ID number.  If you do not have a Konami ID number, they will be available the day of the regional.

Due to the expected large attendance we urge players to come early to register!

For more information about Yu-Gi-Oh! Regional Qualifiers click here.


Side Event Schedule:

1:00PM – Dragon Dueling Tournament (Open to players born in 2002 or later, swiss format, FREE!)
Beginning After Round 3 Begins:  Up to 8 Win-a Mats Tournaments (single elimination, $12.00 entry fee,  3 booster packs upon entry); Battle Pack 3 Draft Tournament $20.00; Starter deck Tournament $15.00; Structure Deck Tournament $15.00
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TCGplayer.com MTG Modern State Championships – Saturday, April 4th at AU Wilmington

TCGplayer.com MaxPoint Series Modern States Event

Each of these events are open to the public (no pre-qualification necessary) and offer players the chance to claim the title of State Champion and earn an exclusive Champion’s playmat. These events are DOUBLE Qualifiers, awarding the winner enough points for the TCGplayer Championship in December and an invite to the $50,000 Invitational in June.

Location:
AU Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center
3615A Silverside Road
Wilmington, DE 19810

Format:  Modern
Registration: 9:00 AM
Start Time: 10:00 AM

Event Structure: Swiss with Top 8 
Entry Fee: 25.00


Prizes
1st: TCGplayer State Champion Playmat + 50 Points + $50,000 Invitational seat
2nd: TCGplayer State Top 8 Competitor Playmat + 20 Points
3rd/4th Place: TCGplayer State Top 8 Competitor Playmat + 10 Points
5th-8th Place: TCGplayer State Top 8 Competitor Playmat + 5 Points
9th-16th Place: 2 Points

Additional booster pack prizes will be based on attendance.

Click here for more info on the MaxPoint Series and other MaxPoint Series events!

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Pokemon VG Premier Challenge Omega – Saturday, April 4th at AU Blue Bell

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VG Premier Challenge (Omega) at AU Blue Bell  (Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire Game cartridge)
Saturday, April 4th, 2015

Registration Time: 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Play to start by 10:45 am

Location: Alternate Universes Blue Bell
1530 Dekalb Pike #5,
Blue Bell, PA 19422
610-277-7251

Cost: $5 for Juniors and Seniors, $10 for Masters

Format:
Swiss rounds (single games) with a top cut (playing best two of three games).
Bring your game cartridge and your Nintendo 3DS.
Format is Double Team Battles. Swiss pairings. We will have a team list form for you to complete when you register.

New players are welcome!

Game Cartridge to use
For events starting January 1, 2015 (Blue Bell on Jan 2) – you must use a Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire game cartridge.  Check pokemon.com for other rules for the new game.

Team lists are required. Click the link below for a printable team list – be prepared and bring a team list with you. Blank team lists will be available at the event.

Note: Hack checks will be performed throughout the event.  Please be sure that you have applied the latest updates for your system and game.

Prizes: based on attendance, Play! Points: 2

Championship Point Distribution: 

Best Finish Limit: 5

  • 1st wins 40 Championship Points
  • 2nd wins 32 Championship Points
  • 3–4 each win 26 Championship Points
  • 5–8 each win 20 Championship Points (Kicker – 16 players)
  • 9–12 each win 14 Championship Points (Kicker – 32 players)
  • 13–16 each win 8 Championship Points (Kicker – 32 players)
The kicker means that this is the number of players that need to be playing in the age group for the championship points to be awarded.
For more info, click here:
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MTG Grand Prix Trial for Grand Prix Atlantic City – Sunday, April 12th at AU Holmes

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Alternate Universes Holmes will be hosting a Grand Prix Trial for Grand Prix Atlantic City on Sunday, April 12th.  Registration opens at 11AM and play will begin at Noon.  Format is Sealed.

Prizes:  4 booster packs for each player participating will be put in the prize pool!

Grand Prix Trials (GPTs) are smaller, regional Magic: the Gathering 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 Atlantic City will be held May 8th – 10th at the Atlantic City Convention Center, One Convention Boulevard, Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401

Here are all the details for the GPT:

When:  Sunday, April 12th, 2015.  Registration opens at 11:00 AM, tournament begins at Noon.

Format:  SEALED

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

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MTG Dragons of Tarkir Game Day – Saturday, April 18th at all AU stores!

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Alternate Universes will be holding Dragons of Tarkir Game Day Tournaments on Saturday, April 18th at our Holmes, Blue Bell, and Wilmington stores.   The tournament will begin at 6 PM at Holmes, 7 PM at Blue Bell, and 3 PM at Wilmington.  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: Theros, Born of the Gods, Journey Into Nyx , Magic 2015, Khans of Tarkir, Fate Reforged, and Dragons of Tarkir (effective March 27th).

 

 

Prizes

Pack prizes will be awarded to top finishers.  As well, all participants will receive an exclusive Scaleguard Sentinels full art promo card (while supplies last). The Top 8 players will each receive an exclusive Thunderbreak Regent 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 the Fate Reforged Game Day will receive an exclusive playmat (see picture above).

 

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Pokemon VG Premier Challenge Omega – Sunday, April 19th at AU Holmes

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VG Premier Challenge (Omega) at AU Blue Bell  (Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire Game cartridge)
Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Registration Time: 12 PM (noon) – 12:30 PM
Play to start by 12:45 PM

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

Cost: $5 for Juniors and Seniors, $10 for Masters

Format:
Swiss rounds (single games) with a top cut (playing best two of three games).
Bring your game cartridge and your Nintendo 3DS.
Format is Double Team Battles. Swiss pairings. We will have a team list form for you to complete when you register.

New players are welcome!

Game Cartridge to use
For events starting January 1, 2015 (Blue Bell on Jan 2) – you must use a Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire game cartridge.  Check pokemon.com for other rules for the new game.

Team lists are required. Click the link below for a printable team list – be prepared and bring a team list with you. Blank team lists will be available at the event.

Note: Hack checks will be performed throughout the event.  Please be sure that you have applied the latest updates for your system and game.

Prizes: based on attendance, Play! Points: 2

Championship Point Distribution: 

Best Finish Limit: 5

  • 1st wins 40 Championship Points
  • 2nd wins 32 Championship Points
  • 3–4 each win 26 Championship Points
  • 5–8 each win 20 Championship Points (Kicker – 16 players)
  • 9–12 each win 14 Championship Points (Kicker – 32 players)
  • 13–16 each win 8 Championship Points (Kicker – 32 players)
The kicker means that this is the number of players that need to be playing in the age group for the championship points to be awarded.
For more info, click here:
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MTG Grand Prix Trial for Grand Prix Las Vegas – Sunday, April 19th at AU Wilmington

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Alternate Universes, Wilmington will be hosting a Grand Prix Trial for Grand Prix Las Vegas on Sunday, April 19th.  Pregistration opens at 11AM and play will begin at Noon.  Format is Sealed.

Prizes:  4 booster packs for each player participating will be put in the prize pool!

Grand Prix Trials (GPTs) are smaller, regional Magic: the Gathering 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 themselves 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 Las Vegas will be held May 28th – 31st at the Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Here are all the details for the GPT:

When:  Sunday, April 19th, 2015.  Registration opens at 11:00 AM, tournament begins at Noon.

Format:  SEALED

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

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Pokemon Roaring Skies Prerelease Events – April 25th and 26th at AU Blue Bell and Wilmington

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Alternate Universes will be hosting two Pokemon XY Roaring Skies Prerelease Events!  All prereleases will be Sealed Pack tournaments.

Players will each receive 6 booster packs of the new set with which to build a deck and play for 4 rounds.  Basic Energy will be available.  Each player will also receive 2 more boosters as a participation prize.

Entry fee: $30 at the door, $26 when preregistering online
Preregister up to the Thursday night before the event for $26 by following the links on PhiladelphiaPokemon.com/tcgprereleases to the prerelease of your choice.

All players will receive a promo card while supplies last.

Sunday, April 25th, 2015 – Alternate Universes Blue Bell
1530 Dekalb Pike #5, Blue Bell, PA 19422 610-277-7251
1st Session: Registration: 10:00 am – 10:30am. Play to start at 10:30am
2nd Session: Registration: 12:30pm – 1:00 pm. Play to start at 1:00 pm
Players should plan to play in only one session

Saturday, April 26th, 2015 – Alternate Universes Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center, 3615A Silverside Road, Wilmington Delaware 19810  302-482-3480
Registration: 12:00 pm (noon) – 12:45 pm. Play to start at 12:45 pm

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