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Grand Prix Amsterdam

02/06/17 to 04/06/17

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RAI Amsterdam
Europaplein, 1078 GZ
1078 Amsterdam
Netherlands

RAI Amsterdam

Venue website: 
Opening Hours: 

The venue is open:
Friday: 10:00 - 23:00
Saturday: 8:30 - 23:00
Sunday: 8:30 - 20:00

Travel info: 

Public Transportation

By train
The RAI has its ‘own’ station, RAI Amsterdam which is located a stone’s throw from the RAI complex and is easy to reach from anywhere in the Netherlands. When you leave the station follow the signs for RAI Amsterdam. For further information consult the NS [Dutch railways] travel planner by visiting: www.ns.nl/en.

By tram, metro or bus
Tram 4 runs between the RAI (Europaplein stop), Amsterdam’s city centre and Amsterdam Central Station. You can reach the RAI from the Amstel railway station by taking Metro 51 and Bus 65. Metro 51 also runs to Amsterdam Central Station. Metro 50 runs regularly between the Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Gein stations and stops at the RAI Amsterdam station.

By car
The RAI is immediately signposted on roads signs on the ring road drivers end up on after approaching Amsterdam from the A1 motorway (Amersfoort/Amsterdam), the A2 (Utrecht/Amsterdam) or the A4 (Den Haag [The Hague]/Amsterdam). RAI Amsterdam is situated right next to the ring road (Exit 9). The RAI’s car parks are signposted immediately after leaving the ring road.

By plane
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is located a mere 15 minutes from RAI Amsterdam whether you travel by car, train, taxi or bus. The Amsterdam Airport website provides information including: up-to-the-minute flight information, connecting transport facilities to RAI Amsterdam and business facilities.

By Car

Easily accessible thanks to its location next to the A10 highway, please follow P-RAI 1-6

Covered car park

Mostly you park your car at a maximum of 200 metres of the entrance of your event
Fixed parking rate of 18.00 per 24 hours.
Parking at the RAI complex is easy and affordable. The multi-storey car park is easily accessible thanks to its location next to the A10 highway by Exit 9 and has 4,000 parking spaces. During large-scale events, the outside areas also become available, which expands parking capacity to 5,000 parking spaces.

On demand events
02 Jun
03 Jun
04 Jun
08 Dec
09 Dec
10 Dec

Limited Modern Masters 3 Draft

On demand
Limited
10:00
18:30
32,00 €
8

Entry fee: €32

Start: at 8 players

Structure: Single Elimination

Rounds: 3

Prizes: 50 play points per win

Extra: winner receives a playmat voucher (redeemable at the Info point)

Limited Modern Masters 3 Draft

On demand
Booster Draft
09:00
18:30
32,00 €
8

Entry fee: €32

Start: at 8 players

Structure: Single Elimination

Rounds: 3

Prizes: 50 play points per win

Extra: winner receives a playmat voucher (redeemable at the Info point)

Limited Modern Masters 3 Draft

On demand
Booster Draft
08:30
17:30
32,00 €
8

Entry fee: €32

Start: at 8 players

Structure: Single Elimination

Rounds: 3

Prizes: 50 play points per win

Extra: winner receives a playmat voucher (redeemable at the Info point)

Limited Booster Draft

On demand
Booster Draft
10:00
18:30
15,00 €
8
Entry fee: €15
 
Start: at 8 players
 
Structure: Single Elimination
 
Rounds: 3
 
Prizes: 50 play points per win
 
Extra: the winner receives a €5 coupon for Side Events, 50 EXTRA play points and a Voucher for a playmat (redeemable at Info Point)
 
Ixalan Treasure Hunt: Double Play Points!!! Every day between 15:30 and 16:30

Limited Chaos Draft

On demand
Booster Draft
10:00
18:30
25,00 €
8

24 different boosters from Magic's epic past!

Entry fee: €25
 
Start: at 8 players
 
Structure: Single Elimination
 
Rounds: 3
 
Prizes: 50 play points per win

Extra: the winner receives a €5 coupon for Side Events, 50 EXTRA play points and a Voucher for a playmat (redeemable at Info Point)

 
Ixalan Treasure Hunt: Double Play Points!!! Every day between 15:30 and 16:30

Limited 2 HG Booster Draft

On demand
Limited
10:00
18:30
30,00 €
4

Entry fee: €30 per team

Start: at 4 teams

Structure: Single Elimination

Rounds: 2

Prizes: each player: 50 play points per win

Extra: the winners each receive a €5 coupon for Side Events and a playmat voucher (redeemable at Info Point)

Ixalan Treasure Hunt: Double Play Points!!! Every day between 15:30 and 16:30

Constructed: Standard, Modern or Legacy

On demand
Constructed
10:00
18:30
15,00 €
8
Entry fee: €15
 
Start: at 8 players
 
Structure: Single Elimination
 
Rounds: 3
 
Prizes: 100 play points per win
 
Extra: the winner receives a €5 coupon for Side Events, 50 EXTRA play points and a Voucher for a playmat (redeemable at Info Point)
 
Ixalan Treasure Hunt: Double Play Points!!! Every day between 15:30 and 16:30

Limited Turbo Draft

On demand
Booster Draft
18:30
20:00
15,00 €
8

Entry fee: €15

Start: at 8 players

Structure: Single Elimination

Rounds: 1

Prizes: 100 play points per win

Limited 2 HG Booster Draft

On demand
Limited
09:00
18:30
30,00 €
4

Entry fee: €30 per team

Start: at 4 teams

Structure: Single Elimination

Rounds: 2

Prizes: each player: 50 play points per win

Extra: the winners each receive a €5 coupon for Side Events and a playmat voucher (redeemable at Info Point)

Ixalan Treasure Hunt: Double Play Points!!! Every day between 15:30 and 16:30

Constructed: Standard, Modern or Legacy

On demand
Constructed
09:00
18:30
15,00 €
8
Entry fee: €15
 
Start: at 8 players
 
Structure: Single Elimination
 
Rounds: 3
 
Prizes: 100 play points per win
 
Extra: the winner receives a €5 coupon for Side Events, 50 EXTRA play points and a Voucher for a playmat (redeemable at Info Point)
 
Ixalan Treasure Hunt: Double Play Points!!! Every day between 15:30 and 16:30

Limited Booster Draft

On demand
Booster Draft
09:00
18:30
15,00 €
8
Entry fee: €15
 
Start: at 8 players
 
Structure: Single Elimination
 
Rounds: 3
 
Prizes: 50 play points per win
 
Extra: the winner receives a €5 coupon for Side Events, 50 EXTRA play points and a Voucher for a playmat (redeemable at Info Point)
 
Ixalan Treasure Hunt: Double Play Points!!! Every day between 15:30 and 16:30

Limited Chaos Draft

On demand
Limited
09:00
18:30
25,00 €
8

24 different boosters from Magic's epic past!

Entry fee: €25
 
Start: at 8 players
 
Structure: Single Elimination
 
Rounds: 3
 
Prizes: 50 play points per win

Extra: the winner receives a €5 coupon for Side Events, 50 EXTRA play points and a Voucher for a playmat (redeemable at Info Point)

 
Ixalan Treasure Hunt: Double Play Points!!! Every day between 15:30 and 16:30

Limited Turbo Draft

On demand
Booster Draft
18:30
20:00
15,00 €
8

Entry fee: €15

Start: at 8 players

Structure: Single Elimination

Rounds: 1

Prizes: 100 play points per win

Limited Turbo Draft

On demand
Booster Draft
17:30
19:00
15,00 €
8

Entry fee: €15

Start: at 8 players

Structure: Single Elimination

Rounds: 1

Prizes: 100 play points per win

Limited Chaos Draft

On demand
Limited
8:30
17:30
25,00 €
8

24 different boosters from Magic's epic past!

Entry fee: €25
 
Start: at 8 players
 
Structure: Single Elimination
 
Rounds: 3
 
Prizes: 50 play points per win

Extra: the winner receives a €5 coupon for Side Events, 50 EXTRA play points and a Voucher for a playmat (redeemable at Info Point)

 
Ixalan Treasure Hunt: Double Play Points!!! Every day between 15:30 and 16:30

Limited 2 HG Booster Draft

On demand
Limited
8:30
17:30
30,00 €
4

Entry fee: €30 per team

Start: at 4 teams

Structure: Single Elimination

Rounds: 2

Prizes: each player: 50 play points per win

Extra: the winners each receive a €5 coupon for Side Events and a playmat voucher (redeemable at Info Point)

Ixalan Treasure Hunt: Double Play Points!!! Every day between 15:30 and 16:30

Constructed: Standard, Modern or Legacy

On demand
Constructed
8:30
17:30
15,00 €
8
Entry fee: €15
 
Start: at 8 players
 
Structure: Single Elimination
 
Rounds: 3
 
Prizes: 100 play points per win
 
Extra: the winner receives a €5 coupon for Side Events, 50 EXTRA play points and a Voucher for a playmat (redeemable at Info Point)
 
Ixalan Treasure Hunt: Double Play Points!!! Every day between 15:30 and 16:30

Limited Booster Draft

On demand
Booster Draft
8:30
17:30
15,00 €
8
Entry fee: €15
 
Start: at 8 players
 
Structure: Single Elimination
 
Rounds: 3
 
Prizes: 50 play points per win
 
Extra: the winner receives a €5 coupon for Side Events, 50 EXTRA play points and a Voucher for a playmat (redeemable at Info Point)
 
Ixalan Treasure Hunt: Double Play Points!!! Every day between 15:30 and 16:30
Extra information
Extra information: 

FAQ - Registration

I don’t want to participate in the Main Event, can I enter the venue?

Entrance to the venue is free. You only pay a fee for the events you participate in. If you only want to play side events, you do not need to pay for the Grand Prix Main Event.

How can I register for the Main Event?

You can register online on www.tournamentcenter.eu or on site during registration hours (if the GP is not sold out). 

Can I register on Saturday morning?

No, registration on Saturday morning is no longer possible.

How can I check if my online registration is confirmed?

If you received the confirmation email from tournamentcenter, than your registration was successful. If you did not receive an email, please contact us at info@play-mtg.eu.  Additionally a list will be published on Friday afternoon with all players registered online and the byes they have. This will be available onsite (not online)

Do I need to pass registration on site if I registered online?

No, if you registered online, your name will automatically appear on the pairing boards for the player meeting. You do not need to pass registration on site.

What is a sleep-in registration?

A sleep-in registration allows players with byes to skip the player meeting and to come to the tournament at a later time.

0 byes: 9:00 (player meeting)
1 bye: 10:15 (you need to check in before this time at the Prize Wall)
2 byes: 11:15 (you need to check in before this time at the Prize Wall)
3 byes: 12:15 (you need to check in before this time at the Prize Wall)

How do i send in my decklist?

  • if you have 0 byes: you need to hand in your decklist at the player meeting at 9:00 on Saturday morning.
  • If 1 or more byes: you need to hand in your decklist before 9:00 on Saturday morning at the Info Point or send your decklist to decklist@play-mtg.eu

When will I get my goodiebox?

The goodiebox will be distributed by judges during the players meeting. If you have a VIP experience you will get your goodiebox at the VIP lounge when signing in at the lounge. 

I registered but can not attend, can I get a refund?

Unfortunately,  as stated in our terms and conditions we do not offer refunds. If you have questions about this, feel free to send us an e-mail (info@play-mtg.eu)

FAQ - Grand Prix

I have never been to a Grand Prix before, what can I expect?

Please have a look at this introduction video

Where can I find a decklist form?

Decklists can be found in the venue. You can fill these in at your arrival. You can also download them here.

What is the consent form, and why do I need to fill it in?

Players must fill in a consent form to compete at any Grand Prix. By signing this document you agree to adhere to all conditions and requirements for entry and participation in the Grand Prix. Forms can be downloaded here.

When and where do I need to go to start playing in the Main Event?

The Main Event starts on Saturday morning at 09:00. The head judge will make an announcement and will ask everyone to have a look at the pairing boards. Next to your name, you’ll find a table number where you are requested to take a seat. If you have any questions at your arrival, you can go to the Info Point near the entrance of the hall, where you can get more information.

I have byes. Can I skip the player meeting at 09:00?

If you have byes, you can only skip the player meeting, you need to be in the hall at the start of your first round (depending on the number of byes you have).

I have byes, when does my tournament starts?

  • 0 byes: 9:00 
  • 1 bye:  10:15
  • 2 byes: 11:15 
  • 3 byes: 12:15 

Your name will appear in the pairings at the start of your round, you don’t need to sign in anywhere if you registered online.

When does Day 2 start?

09h00, doors of the venue open at 08h30, don't be late.

FAQ - Trading

Am I allowed to trade, sell or advertise in the venue?

Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

  • Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealers.
  • Advertising without receiving permission from the on-site Event Manager.
  • Offering to alter cards in exchange for some form of compensation.
  • Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading.
  • Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.
  • Using the official #GP hashtag in order to facilitate breaking any of the rules listed above.
  • Use of playmats that display prices (more commonly known as buy mats) and/or price tags/stickers.

Please note that failure to obey these rules may result in all involved parties being removed from the event without refund and banned from attending future events.

FAQ - Lost & Found

What do I need to do if I lost something?

If you lost something at the event, please go to the Info Point near the main entrance, and inform the event staff. There is a lost & found box, where your goods might be. If not, you’ll be asked to fill in a document so we can identify your goods once handed in.

What do I do when I find some lost property?

If you find something that does not belong to you (deckbox, backpack, mobile phone, wallet, ID, …) please bring it to the Info Point. We’ll give it back to the owner.

FAQ - Prize Pay-out

I’ve won a prize in the Main Event! Where can I collect it?

Prize pay-out is handled by Wizards of the Coast directly. In case you win a prize in the Main Event, make sure your online account is up to date (www.planeswalkerpoints.com)

How can I collect my Side Events prizes?

First you need to collect your Play Points, these will be available at the Info Point.

Then, you can exchange your Play Points for prizes at our Prize Wall. The Prize Wall works like a shop where you can buy items for a certain amount of Play Points. Typically a booster of the current set is worth 10 Play Points, we also have boxed product (From the Vault, Archenemy …), single cards and MTG Goodies available. For all Tournamentcenter GP’s in 2017 Ultimate Guard accessories will also be available!

Playmat

Artists

 

Cosplayers

Cosplayers attending GP Amsterdam will be announced very soon.

Ticket Information (Main Event + Enter the Arena+PTQ)

Main Event registration: €65
Enter the Arena 3-day pass: €100
Enter the Arena Friday pass: €35
Enter the Arena Saturday/Sunday pass: €45
PTQ registration: €50

 

Catering at RAI

Sanday's Bakery

Sanday’s offers a wide array of organic sandwiches and rolls, salads and snacks. The grab & go concept is extremely efficient when visitors have limited time.
Tuna salad €6
Mozzarella salad €6
Chicken salad €6

Dutch BLTC €4,90
Crispy bacon & egg €4,90
Ham & cheese €4,90
Wild salmon €4,90
Heavenly hummus €4,90
Chicken & egg €4,90
TGR special €4,90

Mozzarella & tomato ciabatta €5,60
Chicken pesto ciabatta €5,60
Cream cheese and wild salmon focaccia Bacon & egg focaccia €5,60

Yoghurt & muesli or red fruit €2,50

Cheese & bacon toasty €4,40
Cheese & tomato toasty €4,40
Ham & cheese toasty €4,40

Organic almond paste cookie €2,50
Organic nut cookie €2,50

Sushi small €4,95
Sushi large €14,95

Soup €3,95

Combi deal €15,00
2 sandwiches (of choice)
Chocolate cookie (of choice)
Smoothie or juice (of choice)

Daily Italy
Pizza slices
Bella Margherita €4,75
Buono sano (chicken) €5,00
Pancetta €5,00
Pepperoni €5,00

Strozzapretti
Pasta & bolognese sauce €8,50
Pasta & pesto sauce €8,50

Snacks
Muffin €3,50
Brownie €3,00

Combi Deal €11,00
Pizza slice
Muffin
Beverage

Event organizer

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