Pro Tour Kobe Qualifier
24th and 25th of June 2006

Grand Prix - Toulouse

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The Magic: The Gathering® Grand Prix tournament series is an international circuit of large-scale Qualifier tournaments featuring cash prizes and multiple invitations to Pro TourTM events.

Win a trip to Grand Prix Malmö
...and many other Magic prizes!
At Grand Prix Toulouse fill out the voucher* that you'll find at the registration desk and deposit it in the designated box Saturday, June 24 before 5 pm. A draw will be held on Saturday, June 24 - at 6pm.

  • 1st prize: Trip to the next Grand Prix
    • Plane ticket to and from the GP
    • 3 hotel nights (breakfast included)
    • 1 free side event per day (2 in total)
  • 2nd - 20th prize: A Grand Prix Sweater.
  • 21st - 40th prize: Free side event voucher (to be used at any European GP in 2006)

* Only 1 entry per player.

Pre-Registration

There is no pre-registration necessary for this event because it is open for everyone to enter.

Tournament Format And Schedule

The format for Grand Prix–Toulouse is Limited(Sealed deck with boosterdraft finals. All DCITM Limited-format rules, Magic Floor Rules, and all subsequent updates will be enforced.

Friday, June 23: Registration from 4.00 to 8.00 PM.
Saturday, June 24: Registration from 8:00 - 9:00 A.M.
Tournament begins at 10:00 A.M. The Top 64 (or 128) players advance to competition on Sunday
Sunday, June 25th : The Top 64 (or 128) players begin play at 8:00 A.M.

Tournament Location

Toulouse Expo
Parc des expositions
Rond-point Michel Benech Hall 5
Toulouse cedex 4 - 31030
France

Participation Fee

€ 30

Tournament

The main tournament at Grand Prix–Toulouse is open to Magic players of all ages.

  • Tournament Structure
    The structure for Grand Prix–Toulouse will be modified Swiss-style (50-minute rounds), with the Top 64 players (or 128 if 800 or more players registered for the main event) advancing to the second day of competition for prizes and invitations. The top 16 Players will receive invitations to the 2nd Pro Tour in 2006
  • Tournament Divisions and Prizes
    Grand Prix–Toulouse will feature the standard “main-tournament” prize schedule as well as a special “Amateur" prize schedule. The Amateur prizes will be paid to the highest-finishing amateur players in addition to any winnings those players receive from the main tournament prize schedule. All prizes are in U.S. Dollars.

    Main Tournament Prize Schedule
    FinishPrize
    1$2,400
    2$1,700
    3$1,200
    4$1,000
    5-8$800
    9-16$500
    17-32$250
    Total: $17,500
    Amateur Division Prize Schedule
    FinishPrize
    1$1,500
    2$1,000
    3-4$700
    5-8$400
    9-16$250
    Total: $7,500


  • Amateur Status
    A player is considered to have amateur status if he or she has 0 lifetime pro points. If a player has ever been awarded ANY pro points from a Grand Prix, Pro Tour, or World Championship event, that player no longer has amateur status, may not participate in the Amateur Championship or Junior Super Series tournaments, and is not eligible for amateur awards at Grand Prix or other tournaments.
  • Tournament Byes (Byes are not cumulative throughout the season or year)
    Byes will be given to players in the Grand Prix based on the following criteria:
    Third-Round Byes
    • Players with a Players Club level of 3 or higher
    • DCI players with a Limited rating of 2025 or higher. Byes do not pass down under any circumstances. Byes are based on DCI Limited ratings published on April 19, 2006.
    Second-Round Byes
    • Players with a Players Club level of 2
    • DCI players with a Limited rating of 1925 or higher. Byes do not pass down under any circumstances. Byes are based on DCI Limited ratings published on April 19, 2006.
    First-Round Byes
    • Players with a Players Club level of 1
    • DCI players with a Limited rating of 1850 or higher. Byes do not pass down under any circumstances. Byes are based on DCI Limited ratings published on April 19, 2006.

Side events

Saturday : only 8-players single elimination (Constructed 3€, Draft 12€, Sealed 20€)

- Sunday :

  • 8-players single elimination (Constructed 3€, Draft 12€, Sealed 20€)


  • Grand Prix Trial Malmo (jul 06)
    10h00
    Format Sealed Deck Ravnica
    15 €
    Swiss Rounds
    Prize: 1er et 2nd : 3 byes for GP


  • Junior Event
    11h00
    Format Standard
    3 €
    Swiss Rounds, with Top 8 single elimination
    Prize: TBD
    Limitation : Players must be under 16 years old


  • Legacy
    12h00
    5 €
    Swiss rounds
    Prize: TBD


Read the Toulouse Gazetteer (in French and Spanish)

The Gazetteer





Pages: 1,2,3

Artist


Rob Alexander

Pros will be available on Sunday for gunslinging!


Are you courageous enough to challenge them? If the pleasure of playing is insufficient to motivate you, know that there are also boosters to win for those who are able to prevail in one of these friendly yet fierce confrontations.

Bus service:

A bus service will take place every 15 minutes between town and the Parc of Expositions (Ligne N° 31) from 8.00 am to 22.00 pm on Saturday and Sunday. (It will be the same service as for any other event on the Parc des Expositions)

Arriving by plane :

Paris-Toulouse : 1 flight every hours
38 regular lines including 24 with international (20 in Europe).
A bus every 20 minutes for the connection between the airport and the centre town.
(Aéroport Blagnac : +33 825 380 000)

From Paris : 120 Euros
From Londres : 200 Euros
From Amsterdam : 230 Euros
From Berlin : 300 Euros
From Rome : 300 Euros
From Madrid : 280 Euros


By Train :

From Paris : 88 Euros, 5h30

Train from others european city is very exepensive compared to Plane.

By Car :

From Paris : 6h30 (A20)
From Madrid : 8h30

By Bus :

Line 31, From Arènes station, destination : Pont Saint michel
Lines 12 and 52, From Cours Dillon et Esquirol, destination : Pont Saint michel
Line 1, From Saint Cyprien, destination : Pont Saint michel
Line 38, From Empalot and Amouroux, destination : Pont Saint michel
Lines 2, 53, 54, 56 et 62, From Cours Dillon et Esquirol, destination : Saint michel-Parlement

By Subway :

Line 31, destination : Parc des Expositions

Source : www.Opodo.fr, www.Sncf.fr, www.mappy.fr and www.toulousexpo.com

Player Accommodations


NOTE: The following hotels are not endorsed by or affiliated with Wizards of the Coast. The hotels on this list are taken from guidebooks and provided here for your convenience only.

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Things to see/do:

Bars and restaurants in Toulouse

For more information contact
Tel: +32 70/233.277
e-mail: DCIeurope@hasbro.co.uk


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We also want your feedback, suggestions but most of all we would like to know how you are preparing for the event. We will post everything on our brand new Player Forum so you can also see how other Magic players are doing. So e-mail us at: magiceurope@hasbro.be

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