Returning Player - Grand Prix Questions

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Returning to the game after a 4-5 year absence (last played just before Lorwyn released) and I'm going to be playing the London Grand Prix that's coming up in early Feb.

I wasn't much of a Limited player back when I played, but I figured it would be fun.  I'm familiar with all the rules of Constructed Grand Prix tourneys, but had a few questions when it comes to Limited.  I know some of the answers below are probably somewhere on the Wizards site, but I wanted real answers from people who've done it before.

Thanks in advance to anyone who can help.

1. Will they supply basic lands?  I only ask because I don't have a collection anymore and am basically starting from scratch and this will be my first event.

2. Do I just go, sign up and pay my entry fee?  Or do I have to qualify?

3. I have to do well enough in Day 1 to make Day 2, correct?  Obviously, there's no way to know exactly what record makes Day 2, but assuming someone does well enough, they make Day 2, right?  Otherwise, it's go home (or play in side games Day 2)?

4. Just to confirm, decklists are required?

I really appreciate your help.  Thanks!

1. yes, you can get as many basic lands as your deck needs
you can also get additional basic lands when sideboarding

2. you simply show up, pay the entry fee (40 pound in this case), and play

3. yes

4. yes, but don't worry too much about them, they are provided by tournament officials and you just fill them out after you are done deckbuilding

basically what you need to bring is just yourself and the entry fee
counters, dice, pen&paper, etc. will of course be useful
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Thanks, Enigma!  I really appreciate it.

I don't know anything about Grand Prix tournaments, but at store tournaments I always sleeve my cards after deck building. For this reason alone, I bring my own set of sleeved lands. I realize card prices are higher in Europe than in the U.S., but you should be able to go to a store and buy 25 of each land for a relatively small investment: If you keep playing, you'll want a good collection of land regardless.

Good luck and let us know how it went!
x-2 or better record is usually an automatic qualifier for Day two Drafting, regardless of the number of entrants.
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