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Success, Guaranteed.

We are so confident in the quality of StarCityGames.com® In-Store Programs, we guarantee the following minimum attendance at your events:

  • Invitational Qualifiers: 25 players
  • Super Invitational Qualifiers: 50 players

If attendance does not meet these minimums, StarCityGames.com® will issue a coupon which is redeemable for a free Invitational Qualifier or $200USD off a Super IQ.

To help you reach the guaranteed attendance numbers, Invitational Qualifiers offer extensive event advertising including a StarCityGames.com® Event Finder listing, a personalized Invitational Qualifier Facebook Event page, a front page listing on StarCityGames.com®, and much more!

For more in-store advertising, visit the Digital Media Kit Page for printable IQ event flyers, Facebook event photos, and more!

To qualify for the Guarantee, the event fee must be received in full within 30 days of approval and at least six weeks before the event date.


  • Invitational Qualifier
  • $300
    USD
  • Event Kit Contains:
  • 1 Invitational Qualification
  • 8 Top 8 Pins
  • 8 IQ Playmats
  • 1 Judge Playmat
  • 25 Table Tents
  • 1 Open Playmat (Previous Season / Mandatory Door Prize)
  • 50 Invitational Winner Tokens
  • 1 Judge Token
  • 16 SCG Premium Vouchers
  • 1 Advertising Poster


Extensive Marketing

  • StarCityGames.com® Event Finder listing
  • Bimonthly geotargeted event email listing
  • Event listings on regional StarCityGames.com® orders
  • In-Store Programs Google Calendar listing
  • StarCityGames.com® Facebook page advertising
  • Invitational Qualifier Facebook page event
  • Sidebar Link on StarCityGames.com®
  • SCG Newsletter listing

Minimum Prize Structure

  • 1st: $250, Qualification for a StarCityGames.com® Invitational, Exclusive StarCityGames.com® Playmat, Top 8 pin
  • 2nd: 24 Packs of Current Set, Exclusive StarCityGames.com® Playmat, Top 8 pin
  • 3rd-4th: 12 Packs of Current Set, Exclusive StarCityGames.com® Playmat, Top 8 pin
  • 5th-8th: 6 Packs of Current Set, Exclusive StarCityGames.com® Playmat, Top 8 pin

Judge Requirements

1 (L1 or higher) — Rewards (5 Judge Pts)

Other Requirements

Tournament organizers are required to submit a winner photo, Top 8 Decklists, and DCI Reporter or Wizard Event Reporter file in Organizer tools. If you have any questions about running an IQ, please see our FAQ.

  • Super Invitational Qualifier
  • $500
    USD
  • Event Kit Contains:
  • 2 Invitational Qualifications
  • 8 Top 8 Pins
  • 12 IQ Playmats
  • 2 Judge Playmats
  • 50 Table Tents
  • 2 Open Playmats (Previous Seasons / Mandatory Door Prize)
  • 75 Invitational Winner Tokens
  • 2 Judge Tokens
  • 16 SCG Premium Vouchers
  • 1 Advertising Poster


Extensive Marketing

  • StarCityGames.com® Event Finder listing
  • Bimonthly geotargeted event email listing
  • Event listings on regional StarCityGames.com® orders
  • In-Store Programs Google Calendar listing
  • StarCityGames.com® Facebook page advertising
  • Invitational Qualifier Facebook page event
  • Sidebar Link on StarCityGames.com®
  • SCG Newsletter listing
  • Preferred placement of event listings

Minimum Prize Structure

  • 1st: $400, Qualification for a StarCityGames.com® Invitational, Exclusive StarCityGames.com® Playmat, Top 8 pin
  • 2nd: $200, Qualification for a StarCityGames.com® Invitational, Exclusive StarCityGames.com® Playmat, Top 8 pin
  • 3rd-4th: $100, Exclusive StarCityGames.com® Playmat, Top 8 pin
  • 5th-8th: $50, Exclusive StarCityGames.com® Playmat, Top 8 pin

Grand Prix hosts may substitute cash prizes with a minimum of 10,000 Prize Wall tickets.

Judge Requirements

2 Levels — Rewards (10 Judge Pts for Head Judge*)

*Additional Judges working the event will receive 5 Reward Points

Other Requirements

Tournament organizers are required to submit a winner photo, Top 8 Decklists, and DCI Reporter or Wizard Event Reporter file in Organizer tools. If you have any questions about running an IQ, please see our FAQ.

Summer 2016 Event Kits

Event Kits featuring Brass Jaw by Kristen Plescow are available during the Fall Season (October-December 2016).

Event Kits include Playmats, Top 8 Pins, retired StarCityGames.com playmats, Invitational Winner Tokens, Premium Vouchers, and Judge playmats and tokens!