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Greatness Begins Here

Do you have what it takes to be a StarCityGames.com® Invitational Champion?

Twice a year, qualified players travel to StarCityGames.com's Roanoke, VA hometown to compete for a share of $100,000 in prizes, plus a bye and free entry into each individual format Open and free entry into one Classic per weekend, for the following SCG Tour® season, the chance to have their likeness immortalized on an exclusive token, and a qualification for an upcoming Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour courtesy of Wizards of the Coast!


Schedule

Friday
9am-10:50am
On-Site Check-In There is no online registration for Invitational competitors. Qualified players can check-in with a photo ID at the Customer Service station until 10:50am Friday.
Friday
11am
Invitational
Day One
Round One begins promptly at 11am. After four Swiss rounds of Modern and four Swiss rounds of Standard play, all players with 15 or more match points, or tied for Top 96 advance to Day 2.
Saturday
11am
Invitational
Day Two
Round One begins promptly at 11am. After four Swiss rounds of Modern and four Swiss rounds of Standard play, there will be a cut to the Top 8.
Sunday
9am
Invitational
Top 8
Top 8 begins promptly at 9am. The Top 8 finishers will battle through three single-elimination rounds of Modern to determine the Season Two Invitational champion!

Prizes

The Season Two Invitational Champion will receive a bye and free entry into every individual format StarCityGames.com Open, and free entry into one StarCityGames.com Classic, per weekend, for the following season of the SCG Tour, their likeness on a future token, and a qualification for Pro Tour Cleveland (February 22-24, 2019) courtesy of Wizards of the Coast!

Top 8 players receive SCG Points based on rank. All other players receive SCG Points based on their match point total at the end of the event.

Finish Prizes SCG Points Invitational Qualification
Winner $20,000 50 checkmark
Finalist $10,000 40 checkmark
Top 4 $5,000 35 checkmark
Top 8 $3,000 30 checkmark
Top 16 $2,000 checkmark
Top 32 $1,000
Top 64 $500
Finish SCG Points
37+ 25
36 20
34-35 17
33 14
31-32 11
30 8
Day 2 5
Participation 2

The Season Two 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, your likeness on a future token, byes and free entry at select SCG Tour events, and a spot on the Pro Tour? Get qualified for an Invitational! Here’s how:


List of Qualified Players

Please note that there is no online registration for Invitational competitors. Qualified players wishing to compete in the StarCityGames.com 2018 Season Two Invitational can check-in with a photo ID at the on-site Customer Service station from 9am-10:50am on Friday, December 7.