Grand Prix Montreal 2014

The place to be this Spring!

Gamekeeperonline.com and Spellkeeper Events are proud to present Grand Prix Montreal!

Our extensive special event schedule shall fit every kind of Magic enthusiast, from the casual player to the Pro. Some of the most popular artists in the game will on site for autographs along with plenty of vendors from all around the world and special activities.

 

 

 

 

 

The Magic: The Gathering Grand Prix tournament series is a great reason to step up your game, catch up with old friends, meet some new ones, and play Magic. Grand Prix tournaments are world-wide open events that allow all Magic players to participate and experience the thrill of a large-scale competition over three days. In addition to cash prizes, a high Planeswalker Points multiplier, and exclusive foil promo cards for participants, the Grand Prix features a host of other activities, including side events and artist signings. Side-event tournaments begin Friday, with the Grand Prix main event running Saturday and Sunday. Find out more about the Grand Prix tournament schedule here.

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Tournament location

Venue

Palais des Congrès de Montréal
1001 Place Jean-Paul Riopelle
Montréal, QC

The Montréal Congress Center is located in the heart of downtown Montréal where Old Montréal, Chinatown and the business district converge and less than half an hour from the Montreal-Trudeau International airport.

Hotel

Rooms available for GP players

Holiday Inn Select

99 Viger Avenue West
Montreal, Québec
H2Z 1E9
Réservations : 1-888-878-9888

129$ rate. double occupation, Code GAK

Free Internet

The Hotel guarantees best price for GP players, contact us if you find a better rate

Parking

Consult the following parking map for available parking spots  in and around Palais des Congrès (located at #25 and #26)

Things to do

Tripomatic offers an interactive overview of the attractions near the venue site and other areas of Montreal

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Travel Information

Air Canada is offering a promotional code for Grand Prix Montreal: KKPA7X81. To use it, go to aircanada.com.

Air travelers should fly into Trudeau International Airport in Dorval, which is about 20 minutes by car from downtown Montreal. A taxi from the airport into downtown is approx. $45.00. To reach the venue by public transit, the STM Express 747 bus can be taken; the stop René-Levesque/St-Laurent is 2 blocks from the convention center. Attendees traveling by car are encouraged to visit the venue’s travel site for driving directions.

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Tournament Format, Registration and Schedule

Tournament Format

Format: Theros/Born of the Gods Sealed/Draft

Participation Fee:

45$ Before March 7
50$ Afterwards

Register Online!

Grand Prix Trials box / Last-Chance Trials

Time: Friday, March 14
Trials start at 10 a.m. and begin as soon as 32 players are enrolled. Last Sealed Trial will launch at 7 p.m. and last Standard at 8 p.m.
Format: Theros/Born of the Gods Sealed Deck, Standard
Cost: 20$ for standard and 30$ for sealed
Prizes:
1st: Two-Round bye for the Grand Prix and 36 packs, plus FREE Sleep-in Special Registration upgrade.
2nd: 36 packs
3rd-4th: 18 packs
5th-8th: 10 packs
9th-16th: 4 packs

Registration and Schedule

Online Registration until Friday March 14 at midnight Register here
On-site registration: Friday, March 14 from 10 a.m. – Midnight
Saturday, March 15: Grand Prix Montreal begins at 9 a.m.
Sunday, March 16: Day Two begins at 9 a.m.

Registration to the Grand Prix main event closes Friday night. THERE WILL BE NO SATURDAY REGISTRATION. The main tournament at Grand Prix Montreal is open to Magic players of all ages.

Players must have a signed waiver and consent form to compete at Grand Prix Montreal. Forms can be downloaded below and will be available onsite. Minors must have a parent or guardian’s signature on these forms. Minors will not be able to register or play unless we receive a waiver signed by a parent or guardian. No exceptions.

Downloads

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Sleep-In Special and VIP Upgrade

The VIP Upgrade is limited in quantity and will include the following:

  • Exclusive Grand Prix Ultra-Pro Play Mat
  • Free Sleep in Special (if you have byes)
  • Exclusive Grand Prix Promo Foil Batterskull
  • Free Pick Up event Coupon
  • Assortment of goodies
  • Water Bottle
  • Free GP Montreal Lifepad, pen, dice bag with dice and one pack of sleeves
  • VIP line for event registration
  • Artist Access: Special VIP access during the Weekend
  • Pairings: Exclusive pairings
  • Extra space for playing: subject to availability

 

Sleep-In Specials allow players with byes to skip the player meeting on Saturday and arrive shortly before their first round begins. Here are the times you need to be present with the Sleep-in Special:

1 bye : 11:00
2 byes : 12h153 byes : 13h30

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Side Events

Check out the Side Events we have planned for you!

All Weekend On Demand Events (start as soon as we have 8 players)

8-player Drafts

$15 - Theros/BoG - Prizes:
1st: Free On Demand Event Entry + 6 Packs
2nd: 4 Packs
3rd-4th: 2 Pack

2HG Drafts

$20 per player - Theros/BoG - Prizes:
1st: Free On Demand Event Entry + 6 Packs (Per Player)
2nd: 3 Packs (Per Player)
3rd-4th: 1 Pack (Per Player)

Draft Win-a-Box

$25.00 - Theros/BoG Draft / Theros/BoG Sealed - Prizes:
1st: Booster Box
2nd: Free On Demand Event Entry

Sealed Win-a-Box

$30.00 - Theros/BoG Draft / Theros/BoG Sealed - Prizes:
1st: Booster Box
2nd: Free On Demand Event Entry

Constructed Win-a-Box

$15.00 (each player receives 3 boosters at registration) - Standard / Modern / Legacy - Prizes:
1st: Booster Box (36 Packs)
2nd: Free On Demand Event Entry

4 Players Commander

$10 (Each player receives 2 boosters at registration) - Commander - Prizes:
1st: 3 Packs
2nd-4th: 1 Pack

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Premium Trials registration starts at 10 AM, registration for all other events starts one hour before event start time.
Trials will launch as soon as 32 players enter, Single Elimination.

10.00 AM - 12.00 PM

Premium Last Chance GP Trials Sealed

Last Chance GP Trials start as soon as we have 32 players
Each player will receive an exclusive Playmat (while supplies last, maximum 2 per player), a pack of sleeves, a pen, a lifepad and a dice pouch with dices with registration(while supplies last)
Theros/BoG Sealed Deck 30$
Prizes:
1st: Byes, VIP Package including Sleep-in Special, 36 packs
2nd: 36 Packs
3rd-4th: 18 Packs
5th-8th: 10 Packs
9th-16th: 4 Packs
12.00 PM

GP Montreal Mega Mini-Masters

10$ - Theros/BoG Mini-Masters - Single elimination. Build a sealed deck with 2 booster pack. Receive an additional pack to modify your deck after each round you win.
Prizes:
1st: 12 packs
2nd: 8 boosters
3-4th: 4 packs
5-8th: 2 boosters
12.00 PM - 7.00 PM

Last Chance GP Trials - Sealed

Last Chance GP Trials start as soon as we have 32 players
Theros/BoG Sealed Deck 30$
Each player will receive an exclusive Playmat (while supplies last, maximum 2 per player)
Prizes:
1st: Byes, VIP Package including Sleep-in Special, 36 packs
2nd: 36 Packs
3rd-4th: 18 Packs
5th-8th: 10 Packs
9th-16th: 4 Packs
12.00 PM - 8.00 PM

Last Chance GP Trials - Standard

Last Chance GP Trials start as soon as we have 32 players
Standard $20 (Each player will receive 4 packs at registration)
Each player will receive an exclusive Playmat (while supplies last, maximum 2 per player)
Prizes:
1st: Byes, VIP Package including Sleep-in Special, 36 packs
2nd: 36 Packs
3rd-4th: 18 Packs
5th-8th: 10 Packs
9th-16th: 4 Packs
2.00 PM

Friday 2HG Sealed Deck

$20 per player - 2HG Theros/BoG Sealed - 5 Swiss rounds, Prizes by record:
5-0-0: 72 Packs
4-1-0 or 4-0-1: 12 Packs
3-1-1 or 3-0-2: 8 Packs
3-2-0 or 2-0-3: 4 Packs
2-2-1 or 2-1-2: 2 Packs
3.00 PM

Uncut Sheet Legacy

$20 (Each player will receive 4 packs at registration) - Legacy - 5 Swiss rounds, Prizes by record:
5-0-0: Born of the Gods Uncut Sheet
4-1-0 or 4-0-1: 12 Packs
3-1-1 or 3-0-2: 8 Packs
3-2-0 or 2-0-3: 4 Packs
2-2-1 or 2-1-2: 2 Packs
4.00 PM

Two Block Sealed

$30 - Sealed with RTR, GTC, DGM, TH, TH & BoG packs - Legacy - 5 Swiss rounds, Prizes by record:
5-0-0: Born of the Gods Set or 2 booster Boxes
4-1-0 or 4-0-1: 12 Packs
3-1-1 or 3-0-2: 8 Packs
3-2-0 or 2-0-3: 4 Packs
2-2-1 or 2-1-2: 2 Packs
5.00 PM

San Diego ComicCon Modern

$30 (Each player will receive 6 packs at registration) - Modern - Swiss + 1 - Prizes:
1st: San Diego ComicCon Planeswalker Box
2nd: 2 Booster Box
3-4th: 1 Booster Box
5-8th: 18 Packs
6.00 PM

Foiled Again!

$30 - Theros/BoG Sealed Deck - 3 Rounds of Swiss. Everyone receives a foil promo card! - Prizes:
3 wins: 6 Booster Packs + 4 assorted foil promos
2 wins: 2 Booster Packs + 3 assorted foil promos
1 win: 1 Booster Pack + 2 assorted foil promo
7.30 PM

Friday Standard

$10 (Each player will receive 2 packs at registration) - Standard - 3 Swiss rounds, Prizes by record:
3-0: 18 Packs
2-0-1: 12 Packs
2-1: 6 Packs
1-2-0 or 1-1-1: 4 Packs

Saturday, March 15th, 2014

NO SATURDAY MAIN EVENT REGISTRATION.
Registration for other events open one hour before start time.

9.00 AM

GP Montreal Main Event

40/45/50$ - Theros/BoG Sealed Deck - $35,000 Cash Prizes paid down to 64th place! - Day 1. Top players will advance to day 2 on Sunday.
10.00 AM

Saturday Morning Special

$30 - Theros/BoG Sealed Deck - 5 Swiss rounds, Prizes by record:
5-0-0: 2 Booster Boxes (72 Packs)
4-1-0 or 4-0-1: 12 Packs
3-1-1 or 3-0-2: 8 Packs
3-2-0 or 2-0-3: 4 Packs
2-2-1 or 2-1-2: 2 Packs
12.00 PM

Saturday Standard

$20 (Each player will receive 4 packs at registration) - Standard - 5 Swiss rounds, Prizes by record:
5-0-0: 2 Booster Boxes (72 Packs)
4-1-0 or 4-0-1: 12 Packs
3-1-1 or 3-0-2: 8 Packs
3-2-0 or 2-0-3: 4 Packs
2-2-1 or 2-1-2: 2 Packs
1.00 PM

Saturday 2HG Sealed Deck

$20 Per Player - Theros/BoG Sealed Deck - 5 Swiss rounds, Prizes by record:
5-0-0: 2 Booster Boxes (72 Packs)
4-1-0 or 4-0-1: 12 Packs
3-1-1 or 3-0-2: 8 Packs
3-2-0 or 2-0-3: 4 Packs
2-2-1 or 2-1-2: 2 Packs
2.00 PM

Saturday Modern

$30 (Each player will receive 6 packs at registration) - Modern - 5 Swiss rounds, Prizes by record:
5-0-0: 2 Booster Boxes (72 Packs)
4-1-0 or 4-0-1: 12 Packs
3-1-1 or 3-0-2: 8 Packs
3-2-0 or 2-0-3: 4 Packs
2-2-1 or 2-1-2: 2 Packs
3.00 PM

GP Rebound

30$ or $15.00 for GP players - Theros/BoG Sealed Deck - Swiss only - Prizes:
1st-8th: Free entry into one of the two Super Sunday Series events! + 36 Packs
9-16th: 18 Packs
4.00 PM

Shiny Block Constructed

$20 (Each player will receive 4 packs at registration) - Block Constructed (Theros-Born of the Gods only) - 5 Swiss rounds, Prizes by record:
5-0-0: Foil Born of the Gods set or 2 Booster Boxes (72 Packs)
4-1-0 or 4-0-1: 12 Packs
3-1-1 or 3-0-2: 8 Packs
3-2-0 or 2-0-3: 4 Packs
2-2-1 or 2-1-2: 2 Packs
5.00 PM

Vendor Sealed Challenge

$30 (Or, FREE with Completed Vendor Challenge Card) - Theros/BoG Sealed Deck - 5 Swiss rounds, Prizes by record:
5-0-0: 100$ Vendor Shopping Spree
4-1-0 or 4-0-1: $50 Vendor Shopping Spree
3-1-1 or 3-0-2: 8 Packs
3-2-0 or 2-0-3: 4 Packs
2-2-1 or 2-1-2: 2 Packs
6.00 PM

Saturday Standard 2

$20 (Each player will receive 4 packs at registration) - Standard - 3 Swiss rounds, Prizes by record:
3-0: 18 Packs
2-0-1: 12 Packs
2-1: 6 Packs
1-2-0 or 1-1-1: 4 Packs
6.15 PM

Saturday Vintage

$20 (Each player will receive 4 packs at registration) - Vintage - 3 Swiss rounds, Prizes by record:
3-0: 18 Packs
2-0-1: 12 Packs
2-1: 6 Pack
1-2-0 or 1-1-1: 4 Packs
6.30 PM

Saturday Commander

20$ (Each Player get 4 Packs at registration) - Commander
Players will be split to pods of 3-4 players. Each player gets 2 Pack for eliminating another player. The pod winner gets 10 Packs and advance to the next table! Player winning final table wins a Booster Box

Sunday, March 16th, 2014

Registration for events open one hour before start time.

9.00 AM

GP Montreal Main Event

Theros/BoG Booster Draft - $35,000 Cash Prizes paid down to 64th place! - Day 2
9.00 AM

Super Sunday Series Sealed

$30 - Theros/BoG Sealed Deck - Swiss, Cut to Top 4, Play 1 Round - Prizes
1st-4th: Seat in the Top 8 Draft!
5th-8th: Booster Box
9th-16th: 18 Packs
10.00 AM

Super Sunday Series Standard

$20 (Each Player get 4 Packs at registration) - Standard - Swiss, Cut to Top 4, Play 1 Round - Prizes
1st-4th: Seat in the Top 8 Draft!
5th-8th: Booster Box
9th-16th: 18 Packs
11.00 AM

Team Sealed

$30 per player (Each player will receive 4 boosters at registration) - 8 teams minimum - Theros/BoG - Swiss rounds + 1 - Prizes:
1st: 9 Booster Box
2nd: 3 Booster Boxes
3rd-4th: 2 Booster Boxes
Additional Prizes Based on attendance
12.00 PM

Sunday Modern

$20 (Each Player get 4 Packs at registration) - Modern - 5 Swiss rounds, Prizes by record:

5-0-0: 2 Booster Boxes (72 Packs)
4-1-0 or 4-0-1: 12 Packs
3-1-1 or 3-0-2: 8 Packs
3-2-0 or 2-0-3: 4 Packs
2-2-1 or 2-1-2 - 2 Packs
1.00 PM

Sunday Sealed

$30 Per Player - Theros/BoG Sealed Deck - 5 Swiss rounds, Prizes by record:
5-0-0: 2 Booster Boxes (72 Packs)
4-1-0 or 4-0-1: 12 Packs
3-1-1 or 3-0-2: 8 Packs
3-2-0 or 2-0-3: 4 Packs
2-2-1 or 2-1-2 - 2 Packs
2.00 PM

Sunday Standard

$20 (Each Player get 4 Packs at registration) - Standard - 5 Swiss rounds, Prizes by record:
5-0-0: 2 Booster Boxes (72 Packs)
4-1-0 or 4-0-1: 12 Packs
3-1-1 or 3-0-2: 8 Packs
3-2-0 or 2-0-3: 4 Packs
2-2-1 or 2-1-2 - 2 Packs
3.00 PM

Sunday 2HG Sealed Deck

$20 Per Player - Theros 2HG Sealed Deck - Swiss rounds - Prizes:
1st Place: 2 Born of the Gods Uncut sheets + 4 Booster Boxes
2nd: 2 Booster Boxes
3-4th: 1 Booster Box
4.00 PM

Sunday Legacy

$20 (Each Player get 4 Packs at registration) - Legacy - 3 Swiss rounds, Prizes by record:
3-0: 18 Packs
2-0-1: 12 Packs
2-1: 6 Packs
1-2-0 or 1-1-1: 4 Packs
4.00 PM

Sunday Mini-Masters

$10 - Theros Mini-Masters - Single Elimination - Prizes:
First Place wins a Boster Box of Theros (36 packs)
5.00 PM

Sunday Mini-Masters

$10 - Theros Mini-Masters - Single Elimination - Prizes:
First Place wins a Boster Box of Theros (36 packs)
TBD

Super Sunday Series Top 8 Draft

Theros/BoG Booster Draft - Prizes
1st: 3 Booster Boxes + Invitation/Travel + Magic Water Bottle
2nd: 3 Booster Boxes + Magic Water Bottle
3rd-4th: 2 Booster Boxes + Magic Water Bottle
5th-8th: 1 Booster Box + Magic Water Bottle

Featured Vendors

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Artists

Here are the invited guests at Grand Prix Montreal

Eric Deschamps

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Mike Bierek

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Véronique Meignaud

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Participating Stores

Game Keeper Henri-Bourasssa
10810, Lajeunesse
Montréal QC
H3L 2E8
438-380-3939
www.gamekeeper.ca

Toys N Things
66 Maple St
Danvers, MA
01923
[978] 777-1879
tntgamingdanvers.com

Comics Rive-Sud
1354 Chemin Chambly
Longueuil, Qc
J4J 3X3
450-442-9898
www.jeuxlefun.com

Crossroad Games
15 Fort Hill Road
Standish, MA
04084
207-642-2612
www.crossroadgames.com

Kapow Ltd. Comics Cards and Games
320 6th Street South
Lethbridge, AB
T1J 2C8
403-328-8003

Rutland Collectibles
640 Diamond Run Mall
Rutland, VT
05701
802-747-3344

Fusion Gaming
1473 Pembina Hwy
Winnipeg, MB
R3T 2C5
204-452-3121
Facebook

Game Keeper Verdun
4430, rue Wellington
Verdun QC
H4G 1W5
438-381-1010
www.gamekeeper.ca

Giant Robot Comics
114 Woodlawn Rd
Dartmouth, NS
B2W 2S7
902-404-8400
www.giantrobotcomics.com

Ice Imports
61 Evergreen Way
South Windsor, CT
06074
860 432 3433
www.iceimports.com

Double Midnight Comics
245 Maple St. #11
Manchester, NH
03103
603-669-9636
www.dmcomics.com

Le Secret des Korrigans
3766 Ontario Est
Montreal, QC
H1W 1R9
(438) 383-3860
Facebook

Amazing Stories
270 – 2600 8th Street E.
Saskatoon, SK
S7H 0V7
306-242-8996
amazingstoriescomics.com/magic/

TJ Collectibles
160 Main Street
Milford, MA,
01757
508-473-5874

The Local NPC Games & Comics
311 Charlotte St
Sydney, NS
B1P 1C6
(902)270-8006
Facebook

Boutique Donjon
320, rue Saint-Joseph Est, suite 039
Quebec, QC
G1K 8G5
418-523-1511
www.boutiquedonjon.com

GameKnight Games and Cool Stuff
726 Osborne Street,
Winnipeg, MB
204-487-4263
gameknight.ca

Games People Play
1587 Barrington Street,
Halifax, NS
B3J 1Z7
902-444-4003
Facebook

Dark Tower Gaming
442 Portland St.
St. Johnsbury, VT
05819
802-274-6382
www.darktowergaming.com

Place Magic GLP
714 King Est (suite 200)
Sherbrooke, QC
J1G 1C4
(819) 780-2864
placemagicglp.com

Ice Imports
850 Hartford Turnpike
Waterford CT
06385
860 439 0621
http://www.iceimports.com

Midgard Gaming
7 Commonwealth Avenue,
Mount Pearl, NL
A1N 1W2
709 745 5052
www.midgardgaming.com

Worlds Apart Games
48 N Pleasant St  Unit B2,
Amherst, MA
01002
413-259-6893
www.worldsapartgames.org

Six Feet Under Games
844 West Main Street,
New Holland, PA
17557
717-351-0359
www.sixfeetundergames.com

Le Griffon
19 rue Wellington Nord
Sherbrooke, QC
J1H 5A9

Grand Prix Montreal Trials Schedule

Grand Prix Montreal Trials will be run in WPN locations in the weeks leading up to the Grand Prix. Each offers one Two-Round bye to Grand Prix Montreal. Win free Side event participations or other money saving coupons at the Grand Prix Trials and FNMs below: