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My IQ is finished, what do I do now?

Congratulations! You completed your event. All of the planning and preparation has lead to this final moment when you hand the blue envelope over to your champion. Now what do you do? Step 1: Take A Picture Of The Winner! The best place to do this is in front of one of your store’s logos. […]

Welcome to the first In-Store Programs Newsletter!

Welcome to the first In-Store Programs Newsletter! Each month, we’ll report on some of the most successful stores, fill you in on the latest In-Store Programs news, hand out sage advice, and answer your questions. We hope you enjoy! Don’t forget to check out the newest addition to Open Trials – Swag Packs and Premium […]

Masters of the Open Trials

Bienvenidos to our first Store Spotlight, tournament organizers! Each month we’ll share the experiences and insights of veteran StarCityGames.com tournament organizers. We’re going to begin with the store that has run more Open Trials than anyone else so far: Comic Town in Columbus, Ohio. They have scheduled an amazing 22 Open Trials in addition to […]

Keep it Clean!

Believe it or not, one of the most common complaints that customers have about game stores is the lack of cleanliness and amount of clutter. Game stores carry many products, and sometimes overstock can start to pile up in the storefront. Mix this with players who order takeout and leave it behind on the tables and […]

How do I find a judge for my event?

Finding a judge for your events can be a daunting task. Luckily, there are many resources out there to help you connect with the many judges in the program! How do you go about finding the right one for your location? The first, and easiest way, is to simply ask around. Your local players, especially […]