In Wizards of the Coast’s continuing efforts to build strong Magic: The
Gathering player communities in hobby stores, we are changing how we are
running United States National Qualifiers in 2011.
On April 16, 2011, “National Qualifier – Regional” tournaments will be held in
17 cities in the United States. Each of these tournaments will offer 8
invitations to the 2011 United States National Championship. These
tournaments will be run by Professional Tournament Organizers.
On April 23-24 and April 30-May 1, 2011, select WPN Advanced-level stores in the
United States will run “National Qualifier – WPN” tournaments. Each of these
tournaments will offer 1 invitation to the 2011 United States National
The 2011 U.S. National Championship will take place August 5-7, 2011 in
Indianapolis, Indiana at
Gen Con© Indy. Each player qualified to play in the 2011 U.S. National
Championship (except those qualifying though “Last Chance Qualifiers” or
“Grinders” on site at Gen Con) will receive a 4-day pass to Gen Con© Indy.
More information about the 2011 U.S. National Championship will be available in
the coming months. All information about U.S. Nationals will be posted in the
2011 U.S. Nationals Fact Sheet located on the
2011 National Championships information page.
The following applies to all 2011 United States National Qualifiers:
Entry fee varies from location to location. Check with the organizer of each
event for specific information.
Eligibility and Invitations