WELCOME TO GRAND PRIX INDIANAPOLIS
Home to Gen Con, St. Elmo's Shrimp Cocktail, The Indy 500 and The Colts. Indianapolis is an incredibly fun city to visit. New offerings for this event bring many more events to the Side Event Schedule, including Sealed, Commander, Legacy, Vintage, Modern and more. For value seekers, experience the MegaBadge! which will make the weekend great for players looking to max out their event time.
Grand Prix Indy is going to be one of the most fun GPs ever. Besides the always grand Grand Prix, there is a great roster of events running all weekend long - starting at Noon on Friday, August 26th and continuing all the way through to Sunday, August 28th. We have something for everyone, from quick, casual games to the Super Sunday Series where you can win a very exclusive invitation to a $20,000 event at Wizards of the Coast HQ - all expenses paid!!
Have you checked out the Prize Wall! Customize Your Prize at the prize area with everything from boosters to uncut sheets, Grand Prix t-shirts to Foil Sets, jumbo Magic Cards to a great selection of single cards - the Prize Wall lets you pick your prize!
Register early as there are specials and incentives to do so. And check out our VIP offerings for exclusive GP goodies! We look forward to a weekend of all treats for everyone at GP Indy - and we hope you will join us!
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.
Indiana Convention Center
100 S Capitol Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46225
Event Hall I
There are hotels and restaurants a few minutes from the convention center. The easiest option is the concessions in the Convention Center Hall. They have put together a great menu with some great deals for our group. Hot and cold options will be available most of the day.
There are many restrooms in the Event Hall. In addition, there are many options in the hallways just outside the Event Hall.
There are several ATMs in the Convention Center. There are also ATMs in the hotels across the street.
Located across from the convention center and connected by an overhead walkway, the Marriott Indianapolis Downtown is a great option for Grand Prix attendees. The rate of $109.00 per night is also a phenomenal rate.
The room block is available until 8/12/16, though there is a limit so reserve early.
REGISTRATION AND HALL HOURS
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, 8/26/16.
THERE WILL BE NO SATURDAY REGISTRATION.
Grand Prix Format: Modern Constructed
Start Time for the Grand Prix - 9 AM on Saturday
Registration Waiver - All players must complete a Consent & Release Waiver to play in this event. Fill yours out before the event and save time. Minors must have a parent or guardian fill this form out prior to the event. Click here for the waiver.
Sleep In Special Check In
If you have purchased a sleep-in-special (Uncommon or Rare) or have Pro Point Platinum status, you should check in at the Main Stage at the following times:
1 Round Bye - 10:15 AM
2 Round Bye - 11:15 AM
3 Round Bye - 12:15 PM
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)
*Hall hours may vary on event ending times.
Official Grand Prix Playmat
Grand Prix participants will receive an exclusive playmat by Aleksi Briclot, depicting a great moment in Magic! (More details at http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/imprisoned-moon-2016-07-07)
Exclusive Grand Prix Playmat guaranteed with Main Event entry
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. To view a complete list of Vendors who will be attending this event, please click here.
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.