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Hour of Devastation Prerelease Events

Sign up here for our Hour of Devastation Prerelease Events!

Event dates and times:
– Friday, July 7th (Sealed) at 11:59pm
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Saturday, July 8th (Sealed) at 11:30am, 4:00, and 8:30pm
– S
unday, July 9th (Sealed) at 1:30pm
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Sunday, July 9th (2-Headed Giant) at 6:30pm

 

Event Structure/Prizing:
All events are 3 rounds Swiss. Prizing is 1 pack per round win, +1 pack for participation (must play at least one round), +1 pack for going 3-0.

Event Fees: (can be paid by phone or at the store)
– Preregister and prepay by Thursday, April 20th (by closing) = $25
– “At the door” = $30
– Register for all 6 for the price of 5 = $125
– VIP Package = $200

Our VIP Package includes:
– All 6 prerelease events
– 1 pack of sleeves (any in stock)
– 12 drink/snack coupons
– 8 hour block in the LAN center
– Ultimate Guard Flip Top Box (80 card size)
– $20 store credit
– 6 extra raffle tickets
– Commemorative badge and lanyard
– Ability to preorder a booster box for $95 including tax
– Priority pack distribution (I’ll hand it to you personally)

(No substitutions, please)

Side Events/Raffles:
For every prerelease event, we hand out an Achievement Sheet (link shows the one from Aether Revolt) where players can earn raffle tickets from completing various tasks during the event. Players put their raffle tickets into the boxes that correspond to specific prizes. The prize options for Amonkhet prerelease will be a Planechase Anthology, FTV Lore, various Mothership swag, playmats, event entry vouchers, Planeswalker decks, and much more.

Standard Showdown Sundays! May 28th to July 2nd

And WoTC has done it again! Special Standard Showdown packs!

Select Sundays at 6:30pm, we’ll be adding Standard Showdown Packs to our regular Win-a-Box tournament.  $10 entry fee.
– Sunday, May 28th
– Sunday, June 4th
– Sunday, June 11th
– Sunday, June 18th
– Sunday, June 25th
– Sunday, July 2nd

How Showdown Packs will be prized out:
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1 pack to each player in the top 8
– 1 pack to a select player in the community

Note: For events that have fewer than 8 players, we will distribute one to each player. Excess packs will be saved for events with higher attendance.

Standard Showdown packs contain the following:

  • 2 rare or mythic rare from a currently legal Standard set
  • 1 Amonkhet full-art land
  • 1 premium card of any rarity from a currently legal Standard set, including Amonkhet full-art lands

*Standard Showdown: Amonkhet booster packs do not include Masterpieces.

Amonkhet Game Day Events

When: Saturday, May 20th at 4pm and Sunday, May 21st at 4pm

Format: Standard

Entry fee: $10

Prizing:
1st place: 1 box of Amonkhet boosters and the Champion playmat
Top 8 will get the full art Glorybringer. Top 30 players will get the alternate art Trueheart Duelist.

3 booster packs will be added to the prize pool for every player after the first 12. Prize packs will be distributed at the TO’s discretion based on the number of participants registered at the start of the event.

Trueheart-Duelist-Promo-Amonkhet-Spoiler

Glorybringer-Promo-Amonkhet-Spoiler

Standard Sponsorship Series for HOU Season!

Standard Sponsorship Series

What is it? A chance to win a sponsored spot on Team Mothership by playing in our standard events and earning a spot in the Finals on Sunday, June 25th at 6:00pm

How do you sign up? Play in at least 6 sanctioned standard events at Mothership from Friday, May 5th to Wednesday, June 21st.

How do you win a spot in the Finals? We’ll take your top 6 standard event records and average them. Game Days and PPTQ records will be worth two records. The highest scoring players will be invited to play off for one of 4 slots on our sponsored team.

When are Finals? Finals will be held on Sunday, June 25th at 6:00pm. Those invited to finals will be informed by Thursday, June 22nd.

What do you get for being on the sponsored team?

  • Mothership swag
  • Free entry into an Hour of Devastation prerelease
  • Free entry into our next PPTQ
  • 20% off all standard singles until 9/23/17
  • Ability to borrow standard singles until 9/23/17

Amonkhet Sealed League: May 2-May 23

Join us for some league action! Great event for new players who want to get some practice with deckbuilding and some light competition and for veteran players looking for a fun experience.

League is every Tuesday from May 2nd – May 23th at 7:00pm. If you cannot make it to the Tuesday meet time, you are welcome to play matches at other times with League Players throughout the week.

Entry fee is $20 and includes 6 booster packs of Amonkhet to build a 40 card deck with. The first 30 participants will receive a collector’s box to store their cards in.

Rules of the League:
– Play as many matches as you want.
– Get a free mulligan each match.
– Add another booster pack to your pool after 3 losses and/or at the beginning of the next league session (max. 3 packs per week)
-We’ll hold your league materials in between weeks.

Prizing:
– Play all 4 league events = 3 packs
– Win more than 5 matches in a row = 1 pack
– Bring a friend who’s never played at Mothership before to join the league = 1 pack
– Play 10+ games = 1 Wizards promo item
– Build a deck that Lauren thinks is really funny = 1 pack*
– Don’t be a douchebag to other players and actually foster community at the ‘ship = 1 pack*

Note: * means that it’s up to Lauren’s discretion if you get this bonus pack or not

Amonkhet Preorders and Release Weekend

Amonkhet Preorders

Get your booster boxes for $110 including tax. And you can reserve your Bundles and Planeswalker Decks. Sign up here on our Google form!

First 50 customers to preorder booster boxes will get this sweet promo:amonkhet buy a box

 

Amonkhet Release Weekend Events

  • Thursday, April 27th
    – Midnight draft at 11:59pm
  • Friday, April 28th
    – Booster draft at 2:00pm
    – 
    FNM: Standard and Draft at 7:30pm
  • Saturday, April 29th
    – Sealed Box ($135) at 3:00pm *must preregister on this form, max 16 players*
    – S
    ealed draft ($24) at 7:30pm
  • Sunday, April 30th
    – Booster draft at 12:00pm
    – Win-a-Box Draft ($18) 6:00pm

Participants in any release event will be eligible to receive this cool release weekend promo while supplies last:

amonkhet release promo

 

Modern Masters Sealed League: Tuesday in April

Play Modern Masters in a casual setting!

Tuesdays at 7:00pm on April 4, 11, 18, and 25th

First week, buy in is $50 for 6 packs of Modern Masters. Build a 40 card deck and play 3 rounds.

2nd through 4th weeks: Buy up to 3 packs to add to your card pool, play 3 rounds. (Special pack prices for League Members: $9 for 1 pack, $17 for 2 packs, $25 for 3 packs)

Point system:
1 point for participation
1 point per round win

Prizing system:
At the end of the 4th week, players will receive packs based on their points from the league weeks:
4-8 points: 2 packs of MM17
9-12 points: 3 packs of MM17
13+ points: 4 packs of MM17

Amonkhet Prerelease Events

Sign up here for our Amonkhet Prerelease Events!

Event Schedule:
Friday, April 21st at 11:59pm (starts after FMN at midnight): Sealed
Saturday, April 22nd at 12:00pm, 4:00pm, and 8:00pm: Sealed
Sunday, April 23rd at 2:30pm: Sealed
Sunday, April 23rd at 6:30pm: Two-Headed Giant

Event Structure/Prizing:
All events are 3 rounds Swiss. Prizing is 1 pack per round win, +1 pack for participation (must play at least one round), +1 pack for going 3-0.

Event Fees: (can be paid by phone or at the store)
– Preregister and prepay by Thursday, April 20th (by closing) = $25
– “At the door” = $30
– Register for all 6 for the price of 5 = $125
– VIP Package = $200

Our VIP Package includes:
– All 6 prerelease events
– 1 pack of sleeves (any in stock)
– 12 drink/snack coupons
– 8 hour block in the LAN center
– Mothership T-Shirt OR Playmat
– 6 extra raffle tickets
– Priority pack distribution (I’ll hand it to you personally)

Side Events/Raffles:
For every prerelease event, we hand out an Achievement Sheet (link shows the one from Aether Revolt) where players can earn raffle tickets from completing various tasks during the event. Players put their raffle tickets into the boxes that correspond to specific prizes. The prize options for Amonkhet prerelease will be a Planechase Anthology, FTV Lore, various Mothership swag, playmats, event entry vouchers, Planeswalker decks, and much more.

Modern Masters 2017 Release Weekend

**Preorders for Modern Masters 2017 are closed to the public. Requests can be made to Lauren or Tom directly, but are not guaranteed unless explicitly stated. Boxes and packs will be available for purchase on the day of while supplies last.***

RELEASE WEEKEND EVENTS

Thursday, March 16th at 11:59pm
Friday, March 17th at 6:30pm
Saturday, March 18th at 6:30pm
– Entry fee: $45
– 3 pack draft; 3 rounds Swiss
– 1 pack of Modern Masters 2017 per round win or bye
*Note: if you do not want to pass your pack in the draft, you will need to scoop from the pod.

Sunday, March 19th at 2:00pm: Sealed Draft
– Entry fee: $55
– 3 packs sealed of Modern Masters 2017; 3 packs drafted of Conspiracy 2
– 3 rounds Swiss
– 1 pack of Modern Masters per round win or bye

Sunday, March 19th at 4:00pm: Modern Masters Win-a-Box
– 
Entry fee: $20
– Format: Modern
– Minimum 12 people to fire
– Swiss rounds with a cut to top
– 2 packs of Modern Masters 2017 will be added to the prize pool for each participant over 12. Distribution will be based on total participants and decided prior to the start of the tournament.

 

Aether Revolt Game Day

Saturday, February 11th and Sunday, February 12th at 4:00pm

Format: Standard

Entry fee: $10

Prizing:
1st place: 1 box of Aether Revolt boosters and the Champion playmat
Top 8 will get the full art Yahenni’s Expertise. Top 30 players will get the alternate art Trophy Mage.

3 booster packs will be added to the prize pool for every player after the first 12. Prize packs will be distributed at the TO’s discretion based on the number of participants registered at the start of the event.