TURN YOUR STORE INTO A GAMING COMMUNITY

The Wizards Play Network delivers tools to help your store succeed. Access exclusive events, attract loyal players, and turn your store into a vibrant gaming community.

Why Join?

  • Grow your gaming community

  • Become part of a network

  • Exclusive events & materials

How to Join

  • Have a retail location

  • Fill out the application

  • Wait for us to contact you

WPN Store Levels

Each of our store levels offers valuable benefits for your business

Benefits

  • Same-day scheduling for Casual Magic events
  • Seven-day advance scheduling for Ranked Magic events
  • Magic League
  • Free event advertising in our Store and Event Locator

Requirements**

  • Complete a mandatory orientation program
  • Report at least 4 events
  • Have at least 15 unique players in your reported events, combined
  • Run and report a single event with at least 8 players
  • Introduce at least 3 new players to WPN events

**If a store remains at this level for longer than 12 continuous months, WPN status will be revoked.

Benefits

  • All Gateway programs and benefits
  • Friday Night Magic (any number of events)
  • Up to 3 Magic Prerelease events per set*
  • 1 Magic Store Championship per set*
  • Magic Buy-a-Box promo cards
  • Access to specialty WPN products
  • Same-day scheduling for both Casual and Ranked events
  • Magic Open House
  • Standard Showdown
  • Draft Weekend

*Some Magic sets do not offer Prerelease or Store Championship

Requirements**

  • Report at least 24 events

  • Have at least 30 unique players in your reported events, combined

  • Run and report a single event with at least 12 players

  • Introduce at least 6 new players to WPN events

  • Maintain a delinquency rate of less than 20 percent

**For preceding 12 months

**After 12 continuous months in the WPN, if a store falls below this level, WPN status will be revoked.

Benefits

  • All Core level programs and benefits
  • Up to 6 Magic Prerelease events and 1 Magic Store Championship events per set*
  • Additional Friday Night Magic and Magic Buy-a-Box promo cards
  • Additional specialty WPN products
  • WPN Premium Tournament eligibility**
  • 4 Magic Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifiers per year (1 per season)
  • Additional Standard Showdown booster packs

*Some Magic sets do not offer Prerelease or Store Championship

**Contact your WPN representative for details

Requirements**

  • Report at least 48 events
  • Have at least 100 unique players in reported events, combined
  • Run and report a single event with at least 32 players
  • Introduce at least 20 new players to WPN events
  • Maintain a delinquency rate of less than 10 percent

* Additional requirements may apply. See specific event webpage for details.

**For preceding 12 months

Benefits

  • All Core and Advanced level programs and benefits
  • Additional Friday Night Magic and Magic Buy-a-Box promo cards
  • Additional specialty WPN products

Requirements**

  • Report at least 125 events
  • Have at least 250 unique players playing in your reported events, combined
  • Run and report a single event with at least 50 players
  • Introduce at least 50 new players to WPN events
  • Maintain a delinquency rate of 0 percent

**For preceding 12 months

WPN Orientation

Prepare for your conversation with Retail Development by reading these articles.

WPN Orientation: Introduction to WPN Resources

WPN Orientation: Introduction to WPN Resources

November 16, 2017

Review the basics on the WPN before your first conversation. 

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WPN Orientation: New Player Path

WPN Orientation: New Player Path

November 16, 2017

Get ready for your second orientation conversation with this overview of products and programs aimed at new player growth.  

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WPN Orientation: Event Promotion and Management

WPN Orientation: Event Promotion and Management

November 16, 2017

Are you maximizing your events and making them visible beyond your player base? Prep for your third orientation session by reviewing with these best practices. 

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WPN Orientation: Store Atmosphere

WPN Orientation: Store Atmosphere

November 16, 2017

What does a player see and feel when they come into your store? Why does this matter? Get inspiration to fuel your final orientation discussion here.   

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Event Quality Checklist

Event Quality Checklist

May 15, 2017

These essentials help ensure a great event experience. How many boxes can you check for Game Day?

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36 Things Every Store Should Do

36 Things Every Store Should Do

March 21, 2017

These fundamentals are the best predictors of success in the WPN. Can you check every box?

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