Greatness Begins Here
Do you have what it takes to be a StarCityGames.com® Invitational Champion?
Twice a year, qualified players compete in the three day, multi format StarCitygames.com Invitational for $100,000 in prizes paid out through 64th place.
Each Invitational winner receives $20,000, a qualification and flight to the Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour, a custom-made token by StarCityGames.com featuring their likeness, as well as a bye and free entry for the StarCityGames.com Open and one StarCityGames.com Classic at each SCG Tour® Open Weekend in the following season.
Each StarCityGames.com Invitational Weekend also includes a StarCityGames.com Open and two StarCityGames.com Classics, plus side events, vendors and special guests, so even players without an Invitational qualification can join in the fun.
|On-Site Check-In||Qualified players can check-in with a photo ID at the Customer Service station until 11:50am Friday.|
|Round One begins promptly at 12pm. After four Swiss rounds of Modern and four Swiss rounds of Standard play, all players with 15 or more match points, tied for Top 96 advance to Day 2.|
|Round One begins promptly at 9am. After four Swiss rounds of Modern and four Swiss rounds of Standard play, there will be a cut to the Top 8.|
|Top 8 begins promptly at 10am. The Top 8 finishers will battle through three single-elimination rounds of Modern to determine the Season One Invitational champion!|
The Season One Invitational Champion will receive an invitation and Travel Award to Pro Tour Ixalan, which takes place on November 3-5, 2017 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, their name and likeness on a future StarCityGames.com® token plus 250 copies, byes and free entry into all StarCityGames.com Opens and one StarCityGames.com Classic at each SCG Tour Open Weekend the following season.
|Place||Prizes||SCG Points||Invtitational Qualification|
|Winner||$20,000||50 SCG Points||Season Two Invitational Qualification|
|Finalist||$10,000||40 SCG Points||Season Two Invitational Qualification|
|Top 4||$5,000||35 SCG Points||Season Two Invitational Qualification|
|Top 8||$3,000||30 SCG Points||Season Two Invitational Qualification|
|Top 16||$2,000||20 SCG Points||Season Two Invitational Qualification|
|Top 32||$1,000||15 SCG Points|
|Top 64||$500||10 SCG Points|
|Day 2||—||5 SCG Points|
|Participation||—||2 SCG Points|
The Season One Invitational has a 4x Planeswalker Points Multiplier. These points can earn you byes in future Grand Prix Main Events. For more information on Planeswalker Points, visit the Planeswalker Points information page.
Start Your Journey to the Invitational Today!
Want your chance at a $20,000 top prize, a custom SCG token, byes and free entry at select SCG Tour events, and a chance to play on the Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour? Get qualified for an Invitational! Here’s how:
- Finish in the Top 16 of a StarCityGames.com Invitational
- Finish in the Top 8 of a StarCityGames.com Open
- Finish in the Top 8 of a StarCityGames.com Regional Championships
- Finish in the Top 4 of a StarCityGames.com Team Open
- Finish in the Top 4 of a StarCityGames.com Classic
- Finish in the Top 2 of a StarCityGames.com Invitational Qualifier
- Earn at least 15 SCG Points in a single SCG Tour season.
List of Qualified Players
Please note that there is no online registration for Invitational competitors. Qualified players wishing to compete in the StarCityGames.com 2017 Season One Invitational can check-in with a photo ID at the on-site Customer Service station from 10:00am-11:50am on Friday, June 30.