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2006 Pro Tour–Charleston

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CHARLESTON AREA CONVENTION CENTER

JUNE 16-18
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  • Pro Tour-Charleston Preview: First Steps, by Brian David-Marshall
  • Charleston, South Carolina is nestled deep in Southern history and hospitality. Classic mansions and lush gardens are around every corner. Fort Sumter, where the first shots were fired during the U.S. Civil War, is situated on Charleston Harbor. Virtually unaltered since 1858, the expansive Aiken-Rhett House stands as the most intact urban villa showcasing life in antebellum Charleston. The Pro Tour visits Charleston on June 16-18.

    Pro Tour-Charleston is a Team Ravnica Block Constructed format event with a last-chance qualifier run the day before the event starts. But you don't have to be a Pro to enjoy the Pro Tour -- there will be wall-to-wall Magic to play in Side Events all weekend with amazing prizes.

    See the World!

    ACCOMMODATIONS:
    Here is a list of hotels near the Convention Center:

  • Hampton Inn and Suites Mt. Pleasant, Isle of Pams Connector
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites North Charleston
  • La Quinta Inn Riverview
  • Sleep Inn Mt. Pleasant
  • Wingate Inn
  • Comfort Suites North Charleston
  • Sleep Inn North
  • Hilton Garden Inn
  • Renaissance Charleston
  • Residence Inn by Marriott Charleston Airport
  • Radisson Hotel Charleston Airport
  • Courtyard by Marriott Charleston Airport
  • TRANSPORTATION:
    Information coming soon!

    LOCAL ATTRACTIONS:
    More information coming soon!

  • Lonely Planet’s guide to Charleston
  • Play the Game!

    HOW TO QUALIFY:
    The qualifier season for Pro Tour-Charleston has concluded. The Last-Chance Qualifier will be held at the Charleston Area Convention Center on Thursday, June 15. Registration for the LCQ begins at 4 p.m., with the top 4 teams qualifying for the main event.

  • Pro Tour-Charleston Qualifier Season information
  • Invitation List
  • Invitation Policy FAQ
  • TOURNAMENT LOCATION:
    Charleston Area Convention Center
    Halls B & C
    5001 Coliseum Drive
    North Charleston, South Carolina 29418

    TOURNAMENT HALL HOURS:
    Thursday 4 p.m. – 3 a.m.
    Friday 7:30 a.m. – 3 a.m.
    Saturday 8 a.m. – 3 a.m.
    Sunday 10 a.m. – 3 a.m.
    (Hall may close early on Sunday.)

    TOURNAMENT FORMAT, SCHEDULE AND PRIZES:
    Pro Tour-Charleston is a three-day Team Block Constructed format event with a prize purse of $234,000. For more information about the format, schedule and prize payout, click here.

    Hall Attractions

    SIDE EVENTS:
    Play Magic all weekend long, even if you're not qualified for the Pro Tour! Click here to view the Pro Tour-Charleston Side Events Schedule.

    Pro Tour Registration

    Player registration will occur Thursday, June 15 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at:

    Charleston Area Convention Center
    Halls B & C
    5001 Coliseum Drive
    North Charleston, South Carolina 29418

    Players must have a signed waiver and consent form to compete at Pro Tour-Charleston. Forms can be downloaded at www.wizards.com/protour and will be available onsite. Minors must have a parent or guardian’s signature on these forms.
    Bring these forms with you to registration. We will make forms available for competitors at registration, if necessary.
    To register, all participants must present one of the following forms of identification:

    • a driver’s license, or
    • a passport, or
    • a copy of a birth certificate and photo IDs (school IDs are acceptable).

    We encourage players to attend mandatory registration on Thursday. However we understand that delays might cause players to miss this and we have a registration on Friday morning between 7:30 and 8:30. Players at late registration do not always receive the same gifts as those at mandatory registration.
    Players not registered by 8:30 on June 16 may be denied entry to the Pro Tour.
    If you anticipate any difficulty registering during the official registration hours, please contact Scott Larabee at (206) 793-3534 or scott.larabee@wizards.com.

    ARTISTS:
    Meet your favorite artists and have them sign your cards. Currently scheduled to appear are:

    • Zoltan Boros
    • Gabor Szikszai

    More information about each artist can be found here.

    WATCH THE TOP 8:
    All of Sunday's Top 4 action can be viewed on a projection screen in the hall, with announcers Randy Buehler and Brian David-Marshall providing full commentary. Sunday's action begins at 10:45 a.m. ET, and is also available as a webcast from the comfort of your own home.



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