Grand Prix Memphis

A Magic: The Gathering Weekend

WELCOME TO GRAND PRIX MEMPHIS

Welcome to the clash of control and aggro, the home of the blues and the birthplace of rock n' roll. This is Grand Prix: Memphis, where you can expect terrific events for everyone, artists with beautiful works on display, and outstanding Magic action all weekend long! Be part of this fun-packed weekend, and if you happen to see Elvis, make sure to get a photo or two to post on Facebook!

Be sure to check out our Updates link as there is a lot of information, questions answered etc... as we get closer to the event.  If you have any questions, email us at info@pastimes.net or send us a message through twitter @pastimesonline


WHAT IS A GRAND PRIX?

Grand Prix tournaments are worldwide open events that allow all Magic: the Gathering players to participate and experience the thrill of a large-scale competition. Cash prizes, a high Planeswalker Points multiplier, and exclusive foil promo cards for participants make up the main event.


EVENT LOCATION

Memphis Cook Convention Center
255 N Main Street
Memphis, TN 38103
http://www.memphistravel.com/conventions/memphis-cook-center/

The venue is accessible from the Memphis International Airport via car or public transportation. 

MATA provides transportation between the airport and the downtown North End terminal on Route 2 and Route 4. Bus service runs every day of the week - please call (901) 274-6282 for schedule times.

For driving directions: http://www.memphistravel.com/interactive-map/


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LODGING INFORMATION

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For your convenience, a discounted room block as been established at the Sheraton Memphis.  This is the closest hotel to the venue.

The room rate is $119, from single to quad.  Free wi-fi will be provided to our guests.  In addition, a discounted valet parking rate is $18/night.

The room rate expires on 1/28/15 - please make your reservations early.

The room block can be accessed at Grand Prix Memphis Hotel


REGISTRATION AND HALL HOURS

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Grand Prix Main Event registration will be available on-site Friday 12 PM until 9 PM.  Registration will be available online until 9 PM on Friday, 2/20.
THERE WILL BE NO SATURDAY REGISTRATION.

 

Grand Prix Format: Standard Constructed

Start Time for the Grand Prix - 9 AM on Saturday, 12/21/15

Decklists
Please Note: Deck lists are required. Players with Sleep-In Special and byes, should email their decklist to events@pastimes.net by 9am Saturday morning. All other decklists will be collected during the Players' Meeting Saturday morning.

Sleep In Special Check In
If you have purchased a sleep-in-special (Uncommon) or are Platinum, you should check in at the Main Stage at the following times:

1 Round Bye - 10 AM
2 Round Bye - 11 AM
3 Round Bye - 12 Noon

 

HALL HOURS:
Friday: 12:00PM - 11:00PM
Saturday: 8:00AM - 11:00PM (Main Event Begins at 9:00AM)
Sunday: 8:00AM - 11:00PM (Main Event Begins at 9:00AM)


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ANNOUNCING: THE MAGIC MULTIVERSE WEEKEND CHAMPIONSHIP

Throughout the weekend Pastimes will be hosting Qualifiers for the Magic Multiverse Weekend Championship in many major formats of Magic. Play in a Qualifier and earn a seat into the Magic Multiverse Weekend Championship on Sunday afternoon and enjoy some truly great fun and prizes along the way! The winner of the Championship will earn an amazing trophy along with a $1,000 travel award to either Grand Prix: Dallas/Fort Worth or Grand Prix: Indianapolis as well as a free VIP Entry!!

Weekend Championship Qualifiers:

Friday

  • 2 PM Two-Headed Giant Sealed 
  • 3 PM Legacy
  • 5 PM Modern Masters Sealed-Draft

Saturday

  • 5 PM Sealed Deck Team Trios
  • 6 PM Super Standard
  • 7 PM Legacy

Sunday

  • 9 AM Two-Headed Giant Sealed Deck
  • 10 AM Modern
  • 11 AM Sealed Deck

Championship: Sunday 4 PM


PLAYMAT INFORMATION


Official Grand Prix Playmat
The art from Fate Reforged is amazing. Grand Prix participants will receive this exclusive playmat by UltraPro  Featuring the art of Whisperwood Elemental by artist Raymond Swanland.

Exclusive Grand Prix Playmat guaranteed with Main Event entry!

 


Grand Prix Memphis Side Event Playmat
Play in any side event at Grand Prix Memphis for a chance at winning a limited edition playmat.

Playmat image coming soon! Like us on Facebook for the latest information.


VENDORS

We have invited some of the best vendors in the country to be on hand to serve all of your Magic needs. Whether you're finishing a deck, foiling one out, or completing a collection, these fine vendors will be here to help you.


TRADING INFORMATION

Although trading is permitted on-site, the following activities are not permitted, and may result in ejection from the Venue without refund:

  • Buying, selling, or soliciting to buy or sell cards to anyone except Authorized Dealers.
  • Altering cards in exchange for money or any other types of compensation.
  • Taking up excessive space while trading or transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.
  • Advertising without permission from Pastimes event staff.

If you have any questions or comments, please email events@pastimes.net

Event details are subject to change at anytime

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