Mar 31, 2022

Regional Championship Qualifiers Retailer-Facing FAQ

Mar 31, 2022

Regional Championship Qualifiers Retailer-Facing FAQ

Retailer-Facing FAQ

Q: Where can I find contact information for my regional organizer?

A: Each region has a designated regional organizer that will coordinate all Qualifiers for the region. Wizards will not be managing this information directly. You can find their contact information here: Updated Links Below Still Needed from Play Team

Q: When will the first round of Regional Championship Qualifiers begin?

A: The first round of Regional Championship Qualifiers will begin in July. We’ll provide available date ranges ahead of each new season.

Q: What stores are eligible to run a Regional Championship Qualifier?

A: Regional Championship Qualifiers will be coordinated by regional organizers, who will determine which stores are able to run these events each season. All WPN stores are welcome to apply to host a Qualifier by reaching out to their regional organizer.

Q: How do I sign up to run a Regional Championship Qualifier?

A: Regional Championship Qualifiers will be coordinated by regional organizers, who will determine which stores are able to run these events each season. If you are interested in hosting a Regional Championship Qualifier, please reach out to your regional organizer.

Q: Are there any fees associated with hosting a Regional Championship Qualifier?

A: Regional Organizers may charge a fee to purchase the kit required to run a Qualifier. For more information on pricing please reach out to your Regional Organizer.

Q: What formats will be available for Regional Championship Qualifier?

A: The first round of Regional Championship Qualifiers can be run as Standard, Pioneer, Modern, and Sealed. We will announce which formats can be run for Regional Championship Qualifiers ahead of each season.

Q: Can my store run more than one Regional Championship Qualifier per season or year?

A: The number of Regional Championship Qualifiers a store can run each season may vary be region and will be determined by your regional organizer. Please reach out to them for more information.

Q: Can players participate in more than one Regional Championship Qualifier per season?

A: Players who are not qualified for their region's Regional Championship are welcome to play in more than one Regional Championship Qualifier per cycle. For players that are qualified for their region's Regional Championship, check with your Regional Organizer to determine your eligibility for Regional Championship Qualifiers in your region.

Q: Is there an age requirement for joining a Regional Championship Qualifier?

A: In addition to any applicable local rules and regulations, players must be 13 years or older with written parental permission, or 18 years or older without.

Q: How will players between the age of 13 and 18 provide confirmation of parental permission?

A: The tournament organizer should inform players of the age requirement during registration for Regional Championship Qualifiers. Players that win a Qualifier will need to verify their age and parental permission if applicable before receiving their invite to the Regional Championship.

Q: Do players need a Wizards Account in order to participate?

A: Yes, participation in a Regional Championship Qualifier will require a Wizards Account. You will not be able to enroll players into the event using a guest account.

Q: What type of materials will be included in the event kit for Regional Championship Qualifiers?

A: The contents of the event kits for Regional Championship Qualifiers will vary by region. Please contact your regional organizer for more details.

Q: What should I charge for entry?

A: What you charge for entry into your Regional Championship Qualifier will be up to you.

Q: What is the minimum number of players required for a Regional Championship Qualifier to launch?

A: Regional Championship Qualifiers require 8 players to launch.

Q: What should I do if I don’t get enough players to launch my Regional Championship Qualifier?

A: If you do not meet the required 8 players to launch your Regional Championship, you will need to cancel the event and contact your regional organizer to reschedule.

Q: Will I need to hire a judge for these events?

A: Events run at the WPN store level do not require a judge. However, if you’d like to hire one for your event, you can find information on how to do so at the Judge Academy website: https://judgeacademy.com/

Q: Where can I find player-facing information about Regional Championships and Qualifiers?

A: You can find player-facing information about this here: Player Facing FAQ

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