No. WPN locations must be clean, safe, adequately lit, reasonably climate controlled, in compliance with all relevant safety regulations and an accepting and appropriate atmosphere for patrons of any age. We will deny applications for bars, tobacco shops, etc.
WPN locations of Core level and above are eligible to run FNM.
A weekly night of Magic: The Gathering gameplay, occurring every Friday. Core level and above WPN retailers who schedule Friday Night Magic receive a no-charge kit of tools to help them offer a great Magic experience.
A brick-and-mortar store is a permanent, physical retail store. Typical characteristics include:
- Accessible to the public.
- A store sign.
- A sales floor/merchandising area.
- A point of sale counter.
- Regular business hours.
- Location in a commercial or retail district.
If you own a brick-and-mortar store and are interested in the Wizards Play Network, sign up!
Please contact one of our Authorized Distributors in your area to discuss ordering Wizards of the Coast products! Additional requirements such as having a physical brick-and-mortar retail location and meeting your distributor's specific qualifications typically apply.
Wizards of the Coast does offer direct purchasing in some regions. If we offer your region this service then our contact information will appear on our list of Authorized Distributors.
A sanctioning window is a specific period of time during which you can sign up for a Wizards Play Network program.
- Sanctioning windows usually occur at least 1-2 months before the program begins.
- Many WPN programs, including Friday Night Magic and Magic Prerelease, must be scheduled during sanctioning windows.
- WPN programs with sanctioning windows cannot be scheduled after the window has closed.
Check our website regularly to avoid missing out! View upcoming programs and events.
Wizards Event Reporter (WER) is the downloadable program used to schedule, run, and report events for all Wizards Play Network (WPN) retail locations.
Download Wizards Event Reporter to get started!
To log in and use WER, you will need to:
Once you've joined the Wizards Play Network (WPN), scheduling, running, and reporting events is all completed through our downloadable Wizards Event Reporter (WER) program.
Start by scheduling your event in WER. Once you're ready to run your event, WER makes it easy by:
- Automatically pairing players each round.
- Generating standings.
- Setting up playoff rounds (if applicable).
Once the event is over, simply upload your results through WER to get credit for hosting the event.
Looking to schedule or report an organized play event at your store? You'll need to be part of the Wizards Play Network (WPN) to get started!
If you're a store owner, sign up to join the Wizards Play Network.
If you're a tournament organizer looking to run events for an existing WPN retail location, sign up here.