Invitational Qualifier co-hosts feature offers you more customer engagement tools than ever before!

A Delay for December Scheduling

Hello everyone!

Since December will be the start of Season 1 Invitational Qualifiers for 2018, we will be delaying the opening of December’s scheduling window to October 2nd. At that time we will take requests for both December and January!

Feel free to email us at if you have any questions.

In the meantime, I thought we could show off the Season One IQ Playmat (it’s Dino-mite!)


November Scheduling Now Available!

Scheduling for November is now open!  Don’t forget if you schedule an IQ Plus in the first 5 days of scheduling we can get your store’s logo on the playmats!

Please remember the following dates while scheduling for November:
11/4-11/5 – SCG Season Two Regional Championships
11/11-11/12 – GP Atlanta
11/18-11/19 – SCG Baltimore, GP Portland
11/25-11/26 – Thanksgiving Weekend

Exclusive Offer for your July Prerelease!

We are excited to once again offer our incredibly popular Prerelease Playmat Program to our In-Store Programs Organizers! These playmats can be offered as participation items, early registration incentives, prizes, or however you wish to bring in more fans and enhance the Prerelease experience in your store!

March Scheduling Now Available!

We have many new and exciting changes for Invitational Qualifiers in 2017. Please read about them here!

Events between January and June will feature our new Invitational Qualifier playmat with art by Kristen Plescow.

Here are some dates to be aware of in March:
  • March 10th – 12th: GP New Jersey, SCG Dallas Open
  • March 17th – Saint Patrick’s Day
  • March 24th – 26th – GP Orlando

Schedule your March SCG In-Store Programs events NOW!

Best Wishes,® In-Store Programs Team

November® In-Store Programs event scheduling now available!

The SCG In-Store Programs event scheduling window for November 2016 is now OPEN!

Events between October and December will feature our new Invitational Qualifier playmat with art by Kristen Plescow.

Brass jaw

“Brass Jaw” by Kristen Plescow.

Here are some dates to be aware of:
  • November 5th – 6th – GP Dallas, SCG Tour Baltimore
  • November 12th – 13th – SCG Tour Columbus
  • November 19th – 20th – SCG Tour Knoxville
  • November 26th – 27th – Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend (ineligible for the SCG Guarantee)

Schedule your November SCG In-Store Programs events NOW!

Best Wishes,® In-Store Programs Team

Planeswalker Points, Pro Tour Invites, & More

Invitational Qualifiers (IQs) and Super Invitational Qualifiers (Super IQs)
  • We’re pleased to announce that starting in 2016, both IQs and Super IQs will now be considered WPN Premium Qualifiers and offer a 2x Planeswalker Point multiplier.
  • IQ winners and Super IQ finalists will be taking their first steps on the path to the Pro Tour as they qualify for an upcoming Invitational! Winning an Invitational will qualify players for a Pro Tour and award them a flight to the event.
  • As communicated to us by Wizards of the Coast, WPN Events (PPTQ, GPT, Game Day, etc) may not be combined with any other type of event.
  • Premier Invitational Qualifiers will not be offered in 2016.
Game Night
  • Starting with January, Game Nights will receive parody Creature Collection products. See January’s parody Creature Collection here:
January 2016

January 2016

For more information regarding these changes and Organized Play, you can find the full announcement HERE.