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Magic: the Gathering Super Series
Junior Super Series Championship
Atlanta, Georgia

Junior Super Series Open: July 28, 2006
Junior Super Series Championship: July 29-30, 2006

Tournament Venue

Cobb Galleria Center
Concourse C & D
Two Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339
(770) 955-8000
www.cobbgalleria.com

Accomodations

The Sheraton Suites Galleria is offering a block of rooms to JSS players and parents. Please click on the link below to book your room on the block for discounted rates: http://www.starwoodmeeting.com/StarGroupsWeb/booking/reservation?id=0604115135&key=CC734

Sheraton Suites Galleria
2844 Cobb Parkway SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
(770) 955-3900
www.sheratongalleria.com

Create Your Own Magic

This July at the 2006 Junior Super SeriesTM Championship in Atlanta, we have contests for all JSS kids, not just the ones who win invitations to the Championship! It’s called the Magic: the Gathering® Create Your Own MagicTM contest. This is a perfect opportunity for JSS players to try their hand at creating and writing material for the game they love, win scholarships, and get information on careers in the gaming field.

At the Championship, players can turn in submissions in any or all of the following four categories: Game Design, Fantasy Art, Fiction Writing, and Strategy Article and Tournament Reports. The winning entry in each category wins a $1,000 college scholarship and a one-on-one discussion with the judges of the category regarding their work. All judges are Wizards employees who work in the categories they judge. It's invaluable feedback for any aspiring game industry member! You must attend the Championship to be able to enter your work in the categories above; even if you don’t win an invite to the Championship, make sure to make plans to attend!

For information on contest details and legal rules, click here.

Tournament Registration

We are required to have the following to complete tournament registration:

  1. Bring your Parents: We recommend a parent or guardian be present at registration.
  2. Consent Form: filed with Wizards of the Coast (contained herein). The form requires parental signature. Bring the completed form to registration at the event. Players that do not have forms signed by a parent or guardian will not be permitted to play in the event.
  3. Proof of identity and age: If you don't have a photo ID, please bring appropriate government-issued proof of age documentation (examples: birth certificate, passport, state ID card, student body card that contains date of birth, drivers permit). Also, acceptable is a copy of birth certificate presented with a photo that identifies the player (this can be a family photo presented with ID of a parent).

REGISTRATION LOCATIONS AND TIMES:
Registration will be held at the Cobb Galleria Center, Hall C from 4pm-8pm Friday, July 28th. There will be signs posted directing you to the registration location. If you have questions, one of the Wizards of the Coast staff members will happily assist you.

If you anticipate any difficulty registering during official registration hours, please contact Scott Larabee at scott.larabee@wizards.com

Junior Super Series Open 2006 Tournament Format

All Universal Tournament Rules and Magic: the Gathering Floor Rules are in effect for this event unless specifically overruled by information in this Format Document

Format

  • Standard Constructed
  • Coldsnap is not legal for this tournament
  • Deck lists are required and will be collected at the 9:30 AM player meeting on Friday
  • Check www.thedci.com for Standard-format rules, including possible banned cards

Tournament Length

  • 7 Swiss Rounds total
  • 50 minutes per round

Advancement

  • All players may participate in all Swiss rounds
  • After round 7, all players with 15 or more match points will advance to the Junior Super Series Championship

Prizes

  • All participants will receive a Junior Super Series Premium Card
  • All players with 15 or more match points will receive a second Junior Super Series Premium Card, Junior Super Series backpack, and 9 boosters.

Notes

  • 24K, REL 2
  • All Universal Tournament Rules and Magic: the Gathering Floor Rules are in effect for this event unless specifically overruled by information in this Format Document
  • Players must bring pen, paper, card sleeves and appropriate counters
  • Players already qualified for the Junior Super Series Championship may not participate

Schedule

9:15 AM Seating for player meeting posted
9:30 AM Mandatory Player meeting begins, deck lists are collected
9:45 AM Round 1 begins
Tournament will most likely finish after 5:00 PM

Junior Super Series Championship 2006 Tournament Format

All Universal Tournament Rules and Magic: the Gathering Floor Rules are in effect for this event unless specifically overruled by information in this Format Document

Format

  • Standard Constructed
  • Coldsnap is not legal for this tournament
  • Deck lists are required and will be collected at the 9:00 AM player meeting on Saturday
  • Check www.thedci.com for Standard-format rules, including possible banned cards

Round Length

  • 13 Swiss Rounds total, 50 minutes per round
  • Saturday will have 9 Swiss-format rounds of competition
  • Sunday will have 4 Swiss-format rounds of competition
  • Top 8 single-elimination finals have no time limit

Advancement

  • All players may participate in all Swiss rounds on Saturday
  • Players with 15 or more match points after round 9 will advance to Sunday's competition
  • The top 8 players after round 13 will advance to Sunday's top 8 single-elimination finals

Top 8

  • Standard Format
  • Top 8 matches will be best 2 of 3

Notes

  • 40K, REL 3
  • All Universal Tournament Rules and Magic: the Gathering Floor Rules are in effect for this event unless specifically overruled by information in this Format Document
  • Players are required to use the same Standard deck for Saturday and Sunday
  • Players are responsible for knowing all DCI rules and high-level tournament rules
  • Players must bring pen, paper, card sleeves and appropriate counters

Saturday Schedule

9:00 AM Seating for player meeting posted
9:15 AM Mandatory Player meeting begins, deck lists are collected
9:30 AM Round 1 begins

Sunday Schedule

8:45 AM Seating for player meeting posted
9:00 AM Mandatory Player meeting begins
9:15 AM Round 10 begins
  • The top 8 single-elimination will begin shortly after the completion of round 13 (est. 2:30 PM)
  • An award ceremony will take place immediately following the Single-elimination top 8

Junior Super Series Championship (College Scholarship Prize)

Place Prize Place Prize Place Prize Place Prize Place Prize
1 $10,000 14 $1,900 27 $1,250 40 $600 53 $500
2 $8,000 15 $1,850 28 $1,200 41 $550 54 $500
3 $6,500 16 $1,800 29 $1,150 42 $525 55 $500
4 $5,000 17 $1,750 30 $1,100 43 $525 56 $500
5 $3,750 18 $1,700 31 $1,050 44 $500 57 $500
6 $3,500 19 $1,650 32 $1,000 45 $500 58 $500
7 $3,250 20 $1,600 33 $950 46 $500 59 $500
8 $3,000 21 $1,550 34 $900 47 $500 60 $500
9 $2,500 22 $1,500 35 $850 48 $500 61 $500
10 $2,350 23 $1,450 36 $800 49 $500 62 $500
11 $2,200 24 $1,400 37 $750 50 $500 63 $500
12 $2,100 25 $1,350 38 $700 51 $500 64 $500
13 $2,000 26 $1,300 39 $650 52 $500 Total: $100,000

Artists

Dan Scott Bio:
Dan Scott has been working professionally in the genre of fantastic art since around 1996. He has produced art for Magic: The Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, Warhammer 40K, Warhammer Fantasy, and DC Comics among others.
Dan first illustrated cards for Magic during Champions of Kamigawa and has done 26 cards so far through the Dissension release. Check out his website at www.danscottart.com.



Dave Dorman Bio:
Dave Dorman is an Eisner award-winning illustrator who has been working as a professional since 1982. He is best known for his action and fantasy subjects including Star Wars, Aliens, Batman, and Indiana Jones. Currently Dorman’s work can be seen in the most recent decks of Magic: The Gathering, Buckaroo Banzai Comic Cover, on the covers of the comics adaptation of STAR WARS: REVENGE OF THE SITH and this fall, inside Heavy Metal Magazine!
See more of Dave Dorman's work at:
www.davedorman.com and
www.wastedlands.com

Artist signing schedule:
Friday July 28th: 10:00am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Saturday July 29th: 10:00am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday July 30th: 10:00am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 5:00pm

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