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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 per person

Battlebond Launch Party

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

 

Event fee only covers 1 player. 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.

Prizing

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

Pokemon Forbidden Light Prerelease Events

Sign up online or in store! 

Entry fee is $30 and includes:
– 22 card evolution pack featuring key cards from current and prior sets
– 4 Forbidden Light Booster Packs
– 1 of 4 alternate art promo cards
– 1 Deck building tip sheet

Each player will receive 1 prerelease deck and be given 30 minutes for deck building.

The tournament will last about 3-4 rounds depending on the number of total participants. Each round typically lasts 20 minutes + 3 turns.

Games are played with 4 prize cards rather than the usual 6. Basic energy cards included in the prerelease kits will be provided to players.

Prizing:
Everyone will receive 2 participation packs and we’ll add 1 pack per person to the prize pool to be distributed to the top half players of each division. Additional prize packs will be from sets that are currently available; you may instead accept a voucher for the new set when it is released.

Dominaria Prerelease Events

 

As of 12:30pm on Sunday,
we still have spots open in both events at 2:00pm and 2HG at 6:30pm.
Please come to the store to sign up.

 

Sign up in store or online for your Dominaria Prerelease events at Mothership!

-Entry fee is $30 ($25 if you preregister and prepay) and includes 1 prerelease pack. Each pack contains 6 booster packs of Dominaria, 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 Dominaria per round win. Undefeated players will get 1 extra pack.

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.*

 

 

Pokemon Ultra Prism Prerelease Events

Sign up here for our Ultra Prism Prerelease events!

Entry fee is $30 and includes:
– 22 card evolution pack featuring key cards from current and prior sets
– 4 Ultra Prism Booster Packs
– 1 of 4 alternate art promo cards
– 1 Deck building tip sheet

Max. 45 players per weekend event and 20 players per weekday event.

Each player will receive 1 prerelease deck and be given 30 minutes for deck building.

The tournament will last about 3-4 rounds depending on the number of total participants. Each round typically lasts 20 minutes + 3 turns.

Games are played with 4 prize cards rather than the usual 6. Basic energy cards included in the prerelease kits will be provided to players.

Prizing:
Everyone will receive 3 participation packs and we’ll add 1 pack per person to the prize pool to be distributed to the top half players of each division. Additional prize packs will be from sets that are currently available; you may instead accept a voucher for the new set when it is released.

We will also be raffling off some Elite Trainer boxes, EX boxes, and Mythical boxes- one will be added per 8 attendees!

Rivals of Ixalan Prerelease Events: Jan. 12-Jan. 14

Sign up here for our Rivals of Ixalan Prerelease TOURNAMENTS!

Sign up here for our Rivals of Ixalan Prerelease PARTY EVENTS!

 

TOURNAMENT Event  dates and times:
– Friday, January 12th (Sealed) at 11:59pm
– Saturday, January 13th (Sealed) at 11:30am, 4:00, and 8:30pm
– Sunday, January 14th (Sealed) at 1:30pm
– Sunday, January 14th (2-Headed Giant) at 6:30pm

PARTY Event dates and times:
– Saturday, January 13th at 2:00pm
– Sunday, January 14th at 3:00pm
*These events are super casual open play with the prerelease packs. Play with others as you wish. Guaranteed 1 participation pack.*

TOURNAMENT 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 closing Thursday, January 11th = $25
– “At the door” = $30
– Register for all 6 Tournaments for the price of 5 = $130
– VIP Package = $160

Our VIP Package includes:
– All 6 prerelease tournaments
– 1 pack of sleeves (any in stock)
– 12 drink/snack coupons
– Priority pack distribution (I’ll hand it to you personally)
– 12 extra raffle tickets
– Commemorative badge and lanyard
Side Events/Raffles:
For every prerelease tournament, we hand out an Achievement Sheet (link shows the one from our last event) where players can earn raffle tickets for completing various tasks during the event. Players put their raffle tickets into the boxes that correspond to specific prizes. The prize options for the Rivals of Ixalan prereleases will be a Planechase Anthology, FTV Lore, various Mothership swag, playmats, event entry vouchers, Planeswalker decks, and much more.

*Participation in this side event is limited exclusively to tournament players only.*

Pokemon Crimson Invasion Prerelease Events

Sign up here for our prerelease events!

 

Dates and Times:
– Saturday, October 21st at 11:30am
– Monday, October 23rd at 7:00pm
– Thursday, October 26th at 7:00pm
– Saturday, October 28th at 11:30am

Entry fee is $30 and includes:
– 22 card evolution pack featuring key cards from current and prior sets
– 4 Crimson Invasion Booster Packs
– 1 of 4 alternate art promo cards
– 1 Deck building tip sheet

Tournament Structure:

Max. 45 players per weekend event and 20 players per weekday event.

Each player will receive 1 prerelease deck and be given 30 minutes for deck building.

The tournament will last about 3-4 rounds depending on the number of total participants. Each round typically lasts 20 minutes + 3 turns.

Games are played with 4 prize cards rather than the usual 6. Basic energy cards included in the prerelease kits will be provided to players.

Prizing:
Everyone will receive 3 participation packs and we’ll add 1 pack per person to the prize pool to be distributed to the top half players of each division. Additional prize packs will be from sets that are currently available; you may instead accept a voucher for the new set when it is released.

We will also be raffling off some Elite Trainer boxes, EX boxes, and Mythical boxes- one will be added per 8 attendees!

Ixalan Prerelease Events

Sign up here for our Ixalan Prerelease Events!

Event dates and times:
– Friday, September 22nd (Sealed) at 11:59pm
– 
Saturday, September 23rd (Sealed) at 11:30am, 4:00, and 8:30pm
– S
unday, September 24th (Sealed) at 1:30pm
– 
Sunday, September 24th(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, September 21st = $25
– “At the door” = $30
– Register for all 6 for the price of 5 = $130
– VIP Package = $165

Our VIP Package includes:
– All 6 prerelease events
– 1 pack of sleeves (any in stock)
– 12 drink/snack coupons
– Table service (you don’t have to wait in line for stuff!)
– Priority pack distribution (I’ll hand it to you personally)
– 12 extra raffle tickets
– Commemorative badge and lanyard
– Special box prices ($95 per Ixalan box including tax)

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

Pokemon Burning Shadows Prerelease Events

*Note: preregistration is highly recommended as we typically sell out for these events.* 

Please preregister here!

Event times and dates:
– Saturday, July 22nd at 11:30am
– Sunday, July 23rd at 11:30am
– Monday, July 24th at 7:00pm
– Thursday, July 27th at 7:00pm

Entry fee is $30 and includes:
– 22 card evolution pack featuring key cards from current and prior sets
– 4 Sun and Moon Burning Shadows Booster Packs
– 1 of 4 alternate art promo cards
– 1 Deck building tip sheet

Tournament Details:

Max. 24 players per event. Each player will receive 1 prerelease deck and be given 30 minutes for deck building.

The tournament will last about 3-4 rounds depending on the number of total participants. Each round typically lasts 20 minutes + 3 turns.

Games are played with 4 prize cards rather than the usual 6. Basic energy cards included in the prerelease kits will be provided to players.

Prizing:
Everyone will receive 3 participation packs and we’ll add 1 pack per person to the prize pool to be distributed to the top half players of each division. Additional prize packs will be from sets that are currently available; you may instead accept a voucher for the new set when it is released.

We will also be raffling off some Elite Trainer boxes, EX boxes, and Mythical boxes- one will be added per 8 attendees!

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
– 
Saturday, July 8th (Sealed) at 11:30am, 4:00, and 8:30pm
– S
unday, July 9th (Sealed) at 1:30pm
– 
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.

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.