05/19/12 - 05/20/12 - StarCityGames.com Open Series: Orlando

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Welcome to the StarCityGames.com Open Series – Orlando! Here you will have the chance to win over $20,000 in prizes and qualify for the 2012 StarCityGames.com Invitational over the course of two fun-filled days of Magic.

For information on the StarCityGames.com Open Series, including the 2012 schedule and SCG Players' Club levels, click here!

For a map of all locations of the second and third quarter of the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series, click here!

Live Coverage from SCGLive ALL WEEKEND!
Can't make it to the event? Follow complete written coverage and live broadcasting with Jacob Van Lunen and Drew Levin all weekend long, courtesy of the professionals at SCGLive! Visit SCGLive for more information!

Want to get a jump on Deck Registration? Try out our decklist form and come prepared!

Please note that all event registration is cash only.

EVENT SITE
Orange County Convention Center
9800 International Drive, West Building
Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 685-9800
www.occc.net

HOTEL
Clarion Inn & Suites Hotel
South International Drive
9956 Hawaiian Court
Orlando, Florida 32819

Distance from Venue: 0.5mi
Free WIFI, Breakfast and Parking!

Rate: $99.99/night
Call 407-351-5100 and mention "Star City Games"
Rate Guaranteed until April 27th!

SPECIAL GUESTS
Lindsay Burley (Harrisburg, PA)
Lindsay will be selling and creating her unique brand of 3-D cards and tokens as well as custom playmats! Check out her work here:www.3dalters.weebly.com then stop by and check out these awesome cards! For special commissions before the event you can contact Lindsay at 3Dalters@gmail.com" title="mailto:3Dalters@gmail.com\">3Dalters@gmail.com">3Dalters@gmail.com">3Dalters@gmail.com. Don't forget to stop by YouTube for a peek into the creative process: www.youtube.com/user/dixiebornandbred147

Chris King
You can see examples of Chris King's alters and place custom orders at his website at magicalteredartcards.webs.com/apps/photo...

Joe Lechner of VB 3-D Cards
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REGISTRATION
Registration begins at 8 AM, and ends ten (10) minutes before the event is scheduled to start. All event registration is cash only. Any player who wants to enroll after registration has ended will be able to do so, but will receive a round one match loss. Players arriving after round two has been paired will not be able to enroll in the tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – For more Information, see the StarCityGames.com 2012 Open Series Detailed Schedule of Events

Saturday, May 19, 2012 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)
10:00 AM - Standard Open - $40
3:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
5:00 PM - Legacy Challenge - $10/$5 - 4 Round Side Event

[b]Sunday, May 20, 2012 (Doors open at 8:00 AM)[/b]
10:00 AM - Legacy Open - $40
12:00 PM - 2HG Sealed Challenge - $30/Team - 4 Round Side Event
3:00 PM - Standard Sealed - $30 - 4 Round Side Event

SIDE EVENTS – 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM Both Days
Single elimination booster drafts - $10
Single elimination competitive booster drafts - $15
Single elimination constructed tournaments (Standard, Modern, Legacy) – $15
Four Player Commander Chaos Games - $5

JUDGING
Judges interested in working at this event, including uncertified judges (L0), should submit an application at www.dcifamily.org/events/406.

Judge certification for level one (L1) and advancement to level two (L2) is available at this event; interested candidates should make arrangements with Nicholas Sabin at nicholas.sabin@starcitygames.com prior to the event.

JOIN THE CLUB
Each StarCityGames.com Open event (Standard, Legacy, and Draft) and StarCityGames.com Invitational Qualifiers awards Open Points to participating players. Earning 4 Open Points gets you to Level 1 in the StarCityGames.com Players' Club, which gets you a free deckbox at every future Open Weekend that you attend. Sleeves, Dealer Booth Credit, and Byes at the Invitationals are other perks available at higher levels! For more information, see here.

QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL!
 Here’s how you can qualify for a StarCityGames.com Invitational tournament:
* Finish in the Top 8 of a Standard or Legacy Open
* Win a Draft Open
* Achieve Level 3 in the Players' Club
* Win an Invitational Qualifier
* Top 2 a Super Invitational Qualifier
* Top 4 an Elite Invitational Qualifier
* Regularly Contribute to StarCityGames.com

NEED CARDS?
Buy, sell and trade with America’s largest Magic the Gathering retailer!  Before the event, you can place an order on StarCityGames.com and have it brought to the event.  At the event itself, StarCityGames.com will also have a massive dealer booth set up all weekend long.

TRADING
Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

-Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealer(s)
-Soliciting to buy/sell cards elsewhere
-Advertising without receiving permission from StarCityGames.com’s on-site Event Manager
-Offering to “alter” cards in exchange for some form of compensation
-Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading
-Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.

Please note that failure to obey these rules may result in all involved parties being both removed from the event without refund, and banned from attending future events.

DIRECTIONS
For directions to the venue, we recommend Google Maps.

From the Orlando International Airport (EAST) 25 minutes
1. Go west on SR 528 to exit 1 (International Drive)
2. Go north (right) approximately one mile to Convention Center
3. The West Building parking lot can be accessed by turning left at Convention Way (south entrance), Exhibit Drive (north entrance) or following Westwood Boulevard/West Entrance Drive (west entrance).
4. The North/South Building parking lot can be accessed by turning right at the South Concourse sign or continuing north on International Drive and turning right onto Convention Way and following to Universal Boulevard, turn right onto Universal Boulevard.

From Gainesville, Florida (NORTHWEST) 2 hours
1. Take Interstate 75 south to Florida’s Turnpike
2. Go south on Florida’s Turnpike to Interstate 4 west
3. Go west on Interstate 4 to the SR 528 exit (Exit 72)
4. Go east on SR 528 to exit 1 (International Drive)
5. Go north (right) approximately one mile to Convention Center
6. From International Drive, the West Building parking lot can be accessed by turning left at either Convention Way (south entrance) or Exhibit Drive (north entrance). From Westwood Boulevard, the west entrance is accessible via West Entrance Drive.
7. The North/South Building parking lot can be accessed by turning right at the South Concourse sign or continuing north on International Drive and turning right onto Convention Way and following to Universal Boulevard, turn right onto Universal Boulevard.

From Miami, Florida (SOUTHEAST) 3 – 4 hours
Via Interstate 95
1. Take Interstate 95 north to SR 528
2. Go west on SR 528 to exit 1 (International Drive)
3. Go north (right) approximately one mile to Convention Center
4. From International Drive, the West Building parking lot can be accessed by turning left at either Convention Way (south entrance) or Exhibit Drive (north entrance). From Westwood Boulevard, the west entrance is accessible via West Entrance Drive.
5. The North/South Building parking lot can be accessed by turning right at the South Concourse sign or continuing north on International Drive and turning right onto Convention Way and following to Universal Boulevard, turn right onto Universal Boulevard.

Via Florida’s Turnpike
1. Take Turnpike north to Interstate 4 west
2. Go west on Interstate 4 to the SR 528 exit (Exit 72)
3. Go east on SR 528 to exit 1 (International Drive)
4. Go north (right) approximately one mile to Convention Center
5. From International Drive, the West Building parking lot can be accessed by turning left at either Convention Way (south entrance) or Exhibit Drive (north entrance). From Westwood Boulevard, the west entrance is accessible via West Entrance Drive.
6. The North/South Building parking lot can be accessed by turning right at the South Concourse sign or continuing north on International Drive and turning right onto Convention Way and following to Universal Boulevard, turn right onto Universal Boulevard.

MORE INFORMATION
Your question may already be answered in our tournament FAQ. However, if you still have questions, please feel free to email us at events@starcitygames.com or call (540) 767-GAME (4263). We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible, and will do our best to assist you in any way that we can.