Core Set 2019 Prerelease Events

Sign up in store or online for your  Core Set 2019 Prerelease events at Mothership!

-Entry fee is $30 ($25 if you prepay by 7/5/2018) and includes 1 prerelease kit. Each pack contains 6 booster packs of Core Set 2019, 1 foil stamped promo card, and 1 spindown die

-Each event is 3 Swiss rounds. All players will receive a participation pack. Prizing is 1 pack of Core Set 2019 per round win. Undefeated players will get 1 extra pack.

– Tournament players will be eligible for raffle prizes including a Commander Anthology, Jace Spellbook, booster box of Core 2019, sleeves, deckboxes, and other cool swag!

Tournament Days and Times:

Prerelease PARTY events:
*These events are for people looking for a casual experience and not a tournament setting. Or for people who may not be able to stay for the whole event.*



MTG Core 2019 Open House

Join us for a intro session to MTG and to the new set, Core 2019! Each participant will get a free sample deck to take home.

Saturday, June 30th at 1:00pm

Those who help teach others or those who play at least 5 games with 5 unique opponents will receive a full art promo. We reserve the right to limit the distribution of promos to people who try to scam the system and not help facilitate a welcoming environment for new players.

Guttersnipe promo

Dominaria Store Championship: Saturday, June 23rd

Join us for the culmination of the Dominaria season!

When: Saturday, June 23rd at 4:30pm

Format/Structure: Standard, swiss rounds based on the number of participants, cut to top 8

Event fee: $10 entry fee

– Top 30 players will receive a copy of the full-art Demon of Catastrophes
– Top 8 players will receive an exclusive deck box
– First place will get the Champion playmat

This will be a  Dominaria win-a-box event. For more than 12 players, we will add 3 packs of Dominaria to the prize pool to be distributed to top players. Final prize count will be determined at the start of the event once we get a final number of players.

Demon of Catastrophes promo

Free RPG Day: Saturday, June 16th

Join us for a whole day of RPG action! We’ll have 7 different RPGs running throughout the day for people to get a taste of the amazing world of tabletop gaming!

Free RPG Day swag is limited to 1 item per person. Those who participate in any of our events will be eligible for additional swag and the specialty item swag.

2018 RPG Schedule

11:00am: Cypher System (Predation)— a game for fans of sci-fi and dinosaurs!

12:00pm: Sentinel Comics RPGS— a game for those who want to be superheroes in real life, but still not in real life

1:00pm:  40k Wrath and Glory— the new Warhammer RPG!

3:00pm: Call of Cthuhlu— does this require anymore explanation? RAWR CTHULHU!

4:00pm: D&D Horror Crawl— Lamentations of the Flame Princess adventure (not recommended for the kiddos)

4:00pm: D&D 5e Adventure— traditional D&D!

8:00pm: Vampire the Masquerade—  a revamp of the original RPG that’s releasing this summer

Feel free to RSVP for any of the above games by emailing! Otherwise, seats are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Battlebond Events and Preorders

Join us for some sweet 2HG action with a new set dedicated to multiplayer games!

Click here to preregister or preorder for Battlebond!

Battlebond Preview Events

Saturday, June 2nd and Sunday, June 3rd at 1:30pm
$30 entry fee perteam

Battlebond Launch Party

Friday, June 8th at 7:30pm and Saturday, June 9th at 1:30pm
$30 entry fee per team


Event fee only covers both players. Both team members must be paid and preregistered to guarantee a slot.

*While we will do our best to match people into teams, the only way to guarantee a partner is to find one before the event.

Event info:

  • Each team of two will receive six Battlebond booster packs. The team will build two decks from the six booster packs¬—one deck for each player.
  • The remaining unused cards will create a shared sideboard.
  • Teams play single game matches.


  • 2 packs per players into the prize pool
  • Payout is 2 packs per round win per team

Standard Showdown: Dominaria Edition

Sundays at 6:00pm— join us for Standard Showdown!

$6 entry fee. 1.5 booster packs of Dominaria added to the prize pool to be added to the top half players.

Top 8 players get a Standard Showdown pack and 1 lucky non-top 8er will get one too!

4-card Standard Showdown booster packs contain:

  • 2 rare or mythic rare cards from a currently legal Standard set
  • 1 foil basic land from Dominaria
  • 1 foil card of any rarity from a currently legal Standard set

Dominaria Sealed League: May 1st-22nd

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 1st– May 22nd at 6:30pm. 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 plus tax and includes 6 boosters of Dominaria to build a 40 card deck. 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.

– 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
– 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

International Tabletop Day and Swap Meet

Saturday, April 28th from 11:00am to 6:00pm

Our 3rd year of doing International Tabletop Day!

There will be raffles all day and many things on sale to celebrate all things tabletop!

– Bring some of your (gently) used games to trade with other players
– NO CASH TRADES— though you may give someone store credit
– We will provide post-its to write your name and your asking price

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