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Your local WPN store is the place to play. WPN locations can run one Showdown Qualifier each round or two if they are Premium. Each WPN Showdown Qualifier has different promo cards for:

– The first 32 players to preregister
– Top 8 players
– An exclusive promo plus a DreamHack badge for the winner!

Your WPN store decides when to run the Showdown Qualifier and the event format (Sealed Deck with Top 8 draft, Standard, Modern, or Pioneer). So let your store know what YOU want to play!

WPN FAQ

  • WPN store Regional Championship Qualifiers are the best place to play!
  • On-site Last Chance Qualifiers Friday at DreamHack
  • Sunday Qualifiers at the DreamHack (for the next Regional Championship)
  • Your favorite WPN local gaming store (LGS) is the best place to qualify
  • Your WPN store picks to date, time, price, and format
  • Qualifiers are competitive, so you’ll need a MTGMelee.com account to submit your decklist
  • WPN store events are run using EventLink and the Magic Companion app
  • Your Magic Arena login email is your Wizards account email and works on EventLink and the Companion app
  • Your feedback to your favorite store helps them plan the events you want
  • Players who qualify for the Regional Championship will be contacted via their Wizards account email address and have a DreamHack badge waiting for them at the DreamHack Magic Showdown Regional Championship
  • Register your WPN store with MTGMelee.com
  • In the MTGMelee DreamHack Portal, order a DreamHack Regional Championship Qualifier Kit
  • We’ll verify your store information and set up the event in Wizards Event Link
  • Each WPN store chooses the competitive format* their players would love most
  • Each WPN store chooses the date, time, and entry fee for their Qualifier
  • Qualifier Kit promos must be awarded as indicated, additional prizes are up to the WPN store
  • Note: Qualifiers must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance for verification and shipping
  • Note: All Regional Championship Qualifiers are Competitive (decklists are required, players can create and submit constructed decklists for your event through MTGMelee)
  • Note: Qualifiers may not be part of any other Wizards of the Coast program (FNM, Prerelease, Game Day)

*Formats are Sealed Deck with Top 8 draft, Standard, Modern, and Pioneer.

  • Each round runs for a number of months based on when the DreamHack festivals are scheduled
  • WPN stores can run one (1) Qualifier per round
  • WPN Premium stores can run two (2) Qualifiers per round
    • Round 1 July 2nd through September 24th. 
    • The second round will be scheduled on TBD.
  • WPN Stores can begin scheduling their Qualifier events starting on April 1, 2022
  • The DreamHack ATLANTA Regional Championship Qualifier event dates must be scheduled to occur between July 2nd and September 24th 
  • DreamHack Atlanta is November 18 – 20, 2022
  • WPN Regional Championship Qualifier Kits are required to run Qualifier events.  Each Kit Contains:
    • 1 Qualifier Winner WPN Promo Foil – Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx
    • 1 DreamHack badge for the winner (virtual will-call redemption)
    • 8 Qualifier Top 8 WPN Promos Non-Foil – Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx
    • 32 Qualifier Preregistration Promos Non-Foil – Lava Spike
    • Informational inserts for running the event and DreamHack Magic Showdown partners

DreamHack has partnered with global suppliers to help WPN stores add extra zest to their Magic Showdown Regional Championship Qualifier events!

When ordering a Qualifier Kit, stores will also have the option to buy special bundles from our Showdown partners to enhance their event or enhance their store.  Each Showdown partner offers different options, and quantities are limited.

  • All WPN stores can order a basic bundle
  • WPN Premium stores can order an enhanced bundle

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Be the Best: The DreamHack Magic Showdown Regional Championships

Be crowned the best Magic: The Gathering player in the United States at our Regional Championships.  This event is invitation-only and awards $130,000, Pro Tour invites, and World Championship invites in prizes!

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DreamHack is bringing a new vision of Magic: The Gathering to the world. From Competitive play to Casual fun, from Learn 2 Play to the Command Zone, come join our community of fans, artists, cosplayers, and creators to experience a festival unlike anywhere in the Multiverse!

The Regional Championship is a two-day, invitation-only, Competitive event with $130,000 USD, 48 Players Tour invites, and 2 Worlds invites up for grabs!

DreamHack RCQs are WPN store Qualifiers that earn you an invitation into the Regional Championship at a DreamHack Magic Showdown.

  1. Register as an Organizer with MTGMelee.com.  DreamHack has partnered with MTGMelee.com to facilitate ordering and fulfillment.  (If you’re not a WPN store, find out more about joining the WPN.)
  2. Purchase one of our very affordable Qualifier Kits which includes telling us the desired date and format of your RCQ.
  3. We will work with Wizards of the Coast to schedule your RCQ.  Scheduling must occur at least two weeks in advance and be within the scheduling window.
  4. Your kit will arrive at your store during that advance window.
  5. If you would like help with running Competitive play, JudgeAcademy.com can point you to the nearest certified judge.
  6. Remind players the Competitive events require decklists.  Players can easily submit their decklists on MTGMelee.com.
  7. Run your event through EventLink and give out prizes!  We’ll get the winner’s information from their Wizards Account in EventLink.

There are several ways to qualify for the Regional Championship.  The best option is, of course, playing at your local WPN store.

  • Winner of a Regional Championship Qualifier at your local WPN store
  • Pro Tour Hall of Fame members can choose one Regional Championship and its associated Pro Tour
  • Players already qualified for the associated Pro Tour
  • Players who are otherwise invited

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