About Store Championship

Store Championship is a structured, in-store tournament program that follows many major Magic: The Gathering releases. It is an opportunity for your players to prove their mettle and earn commemorative promos. Store Championship events are a great way to get players excited about the new cards a set brings to the Standard format. To allow your community to develop their decks and hone their skills, consider running additional Standard events leading up to Store Championship.

Scheduling: 1 event between December 2 – 10; use the Store Championship scheduling template

Format: Standard only

Rules Enforcement Level: Regular or Competitive

Pairing Method: Swiss

Promo Support:

  • Participation promos (quantity based on play metrics)
  • 8 Top-8 promos
  • 1 Winner promo
  • WPN Premium stores receive an extra set of the Top-8 and Winner promos in non-foil with their store’s name printed on the card. Both versions of each should be provided to qualifying players.
  • Promos will be included with your The Lost Caverns of Ixalan seasonal promo kit

Additional Details

  • Store Championship events can only be run using Standard format.
  • You do not have to cap your event based on how many participation promos you receive; participation promos should be provided first come, first served in order of event registration.
  • Playoff rounds are optional but not required for Store Championship events.
  • As always, you are welcome to add additional prizing to the event at your discretion.
  • If your event does not launch or you have extra participation promos the surplus promo policy will apply.

Metrics Information

On March 1, 2024, the snapshot metrics will no longer be in effect; only your live metrics will be used to determine promo and product allocations. That means that we will no longer be using Theros: Beyond Death Prerelease numbers when determining your store's Prerelease allocation.

All WPN members must meet a baseline metric requirement to remain part of the network—currently, the minimum requirements are 250 Tickets and 5 Engaged Players annually. WPN Premium retailers must achieve 1,500 Tickets, 30 Engaged Players, and 10 Activated Players annually.

All Magic: The Gathering events reported through Wizards EventLink, including At-Home Prerelease events, will count towards play metrics: Tickets, Engaged Players, and Activated Players.

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