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Magic Weekend San Francisco Public Event Information

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Magic Weekend San Francisco features the best public events of the year. There's a packed schedule of events anyone can play in featuring many Constructed formats and special Limited events, plus fan activities, game shows, trading, and much more for every type of Magic player.

ATTENTION: All Magic Weekend San Francisco attendees will be required to show photo identification before entering the event hall. If you are unable to show picture ID, you may be denied entry. Wizards of the Coast encourages you to arrive early at the Fort Mason Center to avoid potential delays.

Wednesday Events!

Magic Weekend San Francisco's public events will start on Wednesday the 16th! We will sign up and run 8-player, single-elimination events from 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. All Booster Drafts will be $10 and all Constructed events will be $5. The 2011 World Championships start on Thursday, November 17.

Magic Weekend San Francisco Promo Card

Whenever you register for any public event at Magic Weekend San Francisco, you will receive a premium foil copy of Ajani Goldmane (one per person per event, while supplies last).

Weekend-Long Public Events

Single-Elimination Events

Weekend-long Public Events have no specific start time. Registration for these events is continuously open and each event will start once the appropriate number of players has registered (Subject to space and judge availability). Public Events are available during the following hours:

Registration Opens: 11:00 AM on Thursday, 9:00 AM on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Registration Closes: 8:00 PM each night

Booster Draft events will be run using Innistrad boosters.

Format Cost Minimum Players Prizes*
Booster Draft $15 8 1st: 6 boosters, 2nd 4 boosters, 3rd & 4th 1 booster each
Standard, Modern, Extended $5 8 1st: 6 boosters, 2nd 4 boosters, 3rd & 4th 1 booster each
Legacy or Vintage $5 8 1st: 6 Boosters, 2nd 4 boosters, 3rd & 4th 1 booster each
2HG Booster Draft $30/Team 8 (4 Teams) 1st: 8 boosters, 2nd 4 boosters
Commander - Constructed $5 4 2 boosters per eliminated player
Commander - Limited $30 4 2 boosters per eliminated player

*All prizes are Innistrad boosters

Magic Online Events

8-Player Innistrad Single Elimination Phantom Draft Flights

Entry Requirement: None (First come, first served. One draft per person per day)

Drafts will be held on demand after 8 players register during the following hours:

Day Registration Opens Registration Closes
Thursday 11:00 AM 4:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM 2:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM 3:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM 4:00 PM

Place Prizes
1st 4 digital Innistrad boosters
2nd 3 digital Innistrad boosters
3rd/4th 2 digital Innistrad boosters

Scheduled Public Events

The following applies to all scheduled Public Events at Magic Weekend San Francisco:

  • Registration opens 1 hour before each event's scheduled start time and closes 15 minutes before the scheduled start time. Players should be seated at least 5 minutes before the scheduled start time.
  • Booster pack prizes will be awarded based on attendance. Unless otherwise posted, top finishing players will receive current set boosters. Special events may offer special prizes as posted (i.e. Xbox® system, Magic foil set, Magic foil uncut sheet, etc); in such events the winner of the special prize will receive only that prize.
  • All public events have a Planeswalker Points multiplier of 5x.

Pro Tour Qualifiers

Pro Tour Qualifiers held at Magic Weekend San Francisco and the 2011 World Championships also award an invitation and a travel award to a specific Pro Tour tournament for the top-finishing competitor. For more information, visit www.wizards.com/protour

Thursday, November 17

Registration
Time
Start
Time
Cost Description
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM 11:00 AM $15 Standard Constructed
Swiss tournament with cut to top-4 single-elimination.
1st place receives one foil set each of Innistrad, Magic 2012, Scars of Mirrodin, Mirrodin Besieged, and New Phyrexia. 2nd place receives one foil set each of Innistrad, Magic 2012 and New Phyrexia. 3rd and 4th places each receive one foil set each of Innistrad and Magic 2012.
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM 12:00 PM $25 Innistrad Sealed Deck
6 Innistrad boosters per player.
Swiss tournament with cut to top-4 single-elimination.
1st place receives an Xbox Game System.
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM 2:00 PM $15 Modern Constructed
Swiss tournament with cut to top-4 single-elimination.
1st place receives his or her choice of a box of Urza's Saga or Urza's Legacy. 2nd place receives the other.
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM 3:00 PM $25 Innistrad Sealed Deck
6 Innistrad boosters per player.
Swiss tournament with cut to top-4 single-elimination.
1st place receives a From the Vault: Dragons, a From the Vault: Relics, a From the Vault: Exiled, and a From the Vault: Legends Box Sets, 2nd place receives a From the Vault: Relics, a From the Vault: Exiled and a From the Vault: Legends Box Sets, 3rd and 4th places each receive a From the Vault: Exiled and a From the Vault: Legends Box Set.
4:00 PM – 4:45 PM 5:00 PM $15 Standard Constructed
Swiss tournament (5 rounds)
1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place players each receive a foil set of Innistrad. 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th places each receive a foil set of Magic 2012.

Friday, November 18

Registration
Time
Start
Time
Cost Description
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM 9:00 AM $30 Pro Tour Qualifier – Pro Tour Dark Ascension in Honolulu – Innistrad Sealed Deck
6 Innistradboosters per player.
Swiss tournament with cut to top-8 single-elimination.
1st place qualifies for and receives airfare to Pro Tour Dark Ascension.*
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM 11:00 AM $15 Modern Constructed
Swiss tournament with cut to top-4 single-elimination.
1st place receives a 16GB iPad® with Wi-Fi.
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM 1:00 PM $35 per
Team
Innistrad 2HG Sealed Deck
8 Innistrad boosters per team.
Swiss tournament with cut to top-4 single-elimination.
1st place team members each receive an Innistrad foil set and an Innistrad foil, uncut sheet. 2nd place team members each receive an Innistrad foil, uncut sheet.
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM 3:00 PM $15 Standard Constructed
Swiss tournament with cut to top-4 single-elimination.
1st place receives a From the Vault: Dragons, a From the Vault: Relics, a From the Vault: Exiled, and a From the Vault: Legends Box Sets, 2nd place receives a From the Vault: Relics, a From the Vault: Exiled and a From the Vault: Legends Box Sets, 3rd and 4th places each receive a From the Vault: Exiled and a From the Vault: Legends Box Set.
4:00 PM – 4:45 PM 5:00 PM $25 Innistrad Sealed Deck
6 Innistrad boosters per player.
Swiss tournament (4 rounds).
Participation Prize – All players each receive 1 promo card.
Prizes are based solely on points after 4 Swiss rounds, promo card choices are limited to one choice of each type available (no duplicates):
12pts: 4 promo cards & 4 Innistrad boosters, plus 1 entry into any Public Event at Magic Weekend San Francisco.
9-11pts: 2 promo cards & 2 Innistrad boosters.
6-8pts: 1 promo cards & 1 Innistrad booster.
n/a 7:00 PM
(After Worlds)
n/a The Magic Game Show with Richard Hagon
Would you like to win 1000 Rares?
Join your host Richard Hagon in the feature match area for this fun event involving Magic Trivia! Participants will be selected from players present. Show off your trivia skills and you could win up to 1000 Magic rares!

Saturday, November 19

Registration
Time
Start
Time
Cost Description
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM 9:00 AM $30 Pro Tour Qualifier – Pro Tour Dark Ascension in Honolulu – Innistrad Sealed Deck
6 Innistradboosters per player.
Swiss tournament with cut to top-8 single-elimination.
1st place qualifies for and receives airfare to Pro Tour Dark Ascension.*
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM 11:00 AM $15 Standard Constructed
Swiss tournament with cut to top-4 single-elimination.
1st place receives a 16GB iPad with Wi-Fi.
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM 12:00 PM $35 per
Team
Innistrad 2HG Sealed Deck
8 Innistrad boosters per team.
Swiss tournament with cut to top-4 single-elimination.
1st place team members each receive an Innistrad foil set and an Innistrad foil, uncut sheet. 2nd place team members each receive an Innistrad foil, uncut sheet.
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM 1:00 PM $15 Modern Constructed
Swiss tournament with cut to top-4 single-elimination.
1st place receives a From the Vault: Dragons, a From the Vault: Relics, a From the Vault: Exiled, and a From the Vault: Legends Box Sets, 2nd place receives a From the Vault: Relics, a From the Vault: Exiled and a From the Vault: Legends Box Sets, 3rd and 4th places each receive a From the Vault: Exiled and a From the Vault: Legends Box Set.
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM 3:00 PM $25 Innistrad Sealed Deck
6 Innistrad boosters per player.
Swiss tournament with cut to top-4 single-elimination.
1st place receives his or her choice of a box of Urza's Saga or Urza's Destiny. 2nd place receives the other.
4:00 PM – 4:45 PM 5:00 PM $15 Standard Constructed
Swiss tournament (5 rounds)
1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place players each receive a foil set of Innistrad. 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th places each receive an Innistrad foil, uncut card sheet.
n/a 7:30 PM
(following Worlds)
n/a Question Mark! – Magic Trivia with Mark Rosewater
Make your team of 3 and get in on the game show that tests your magic trivia knowledge. The top team of eligible participants will receive Innistrad foil, uncut sheets.

Sunday, November 20

Registration
Time
Start
Time
Cost Description
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM 9:00 AM $35 $3000 Draft Challenge – Innistrad Booster Draft
Limited to 128 players.
3 Innistrad boosters per player (per draft).
Swiss Booster Draft tournament with cut to top-8 single-elimination Booster Draft.
2 Booster Drafts will be run during the Swiss rounds.
1st place receives $1500, 2nd place receives $800, and 3rd and 4th places each receive $350.
9:00 AM – 9:45 AM 10:00 AM $20 2011 Magic World Championships Legacy Open – Legacy Constructed
Swiss tournament with cut to top-8 single-elimination.
1st place receives 18 boosters of Italian Legends and 36 boosters of Urza's Saga. 2nd place receives 9 boosters of Italian Legends and 36 boosters of Urza's Legacy. 3rd and 4th places each receive 4 boosters of Italian Legends and 18 boosters of Urza's Destiny.
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM 11:00 AM $35 per
Team
Innistrad 2HG Sealed Deck
8 Innistrad boosters per team.
Swiss tournament with cut to top-4 single-elimination.
1st place team members each receive an Xbox Game System.
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM 12:00 PM $15 Standard Constructed
Swiss tournament with cut to top-4 single-elimination.
1st place receives an Innistrad foil set and an Innistrad foil, uncut sheet. 2nd place receives an Innistrad foil, uncut sheet.
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM 1:00 PM $25 Innistrad Sealed Deck
6 Innistrad boosters per player.
Swiss tournament (5 rounds)
The top 8 finishers each win 36 boosters of Innistrad.

* Travel:
The players eligible to receive a travel award will receive instructions from Wizards of the Coast regarding whom they must contact and the deadline by which they must arrange their travel awards. Wizards of the Coast will not refund travel made outside this service. Wizards of the Coast reserves the right to award a cash equivalent award in lieu of any travel award in its sole discretion.

All travel itineraries must be from the international airport nearest the player's home and to the host city of the applicable Pro Tour or World Championship or event, and must include all the dates of that event. No award will be substituted if member is unable to participate. All other expenses are the responsibility of the member and may include, without limitation, accommodations, ground transportation, taxes, itinerary change fees, passport and visa fees.

This award must be redeemed through member's arrangement of travel itinerary no later than (30) days before departure. Failure to complete travel arrangements as directed by Wizards of the Coast prior to this deadline will result in forfeiture of the award. Every member receiving a travel award must provide to Wizards of the Coast an executed liability release, the appropriate US taxation form (W9 or W8) (or have one on file), current contact information (http://webapp.wizards.com/dcimember/), proof of ID and passport (when required by international destination). In all cases, all such documentation must be provided to Wizards of the Coast, or previously on file, at least thirty (30) days before departure. Failure to timely provide such documentation will result in forfeiture of the award.

Players under the age of eighteen (18) at the time of the applicable Pro Tour or World Championship will receive a cash equivalent award in lieu of expenses, paid air ticket, and/or hotel accommodations. Such player must still attend, compete, and be listed in the finish of the tournament or forfeit this award.

All awards:
Players must attend, compete (though not necessarily on the same team), and be listed as finishing in the applicable tournament for which he or she received the award. Failure to comply with these requirements will result in forfeiture of the award.

All taxes are the responsibility of the members, and members acknowledge Wizards' recommendation that they consult a tax advisor in their jurisdictions for questions regarding their tax liabilities.
Awards are subject to availability and may be changed and/or other awards substitute without notice, at Wizards sole discretion.

Wizards of the Coast, Magic: The Gathering, Magic, and their respective logos are trademarks of Wizards of the Coast LLC in the U.S.A. and other countries. iPad is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. Xbox is a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation. Neither Apple, Inc. nor the Microsoft Corporation endorses or is a sponsor of these events.

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