Welcome to the third season of the 2021 Good Games Championships!
You have battled through the frozen lands of Kaldheim, done your homework through Strixhaven, and now you must Venture into the Dungeon for Adventure into the Forgotten Realms Season.
There aren’t many changes this time around, so let’s take a look at how the season works. As before any changes from last season are noted with underlined text.
Season Dates: Monday July 28th - Sunday September 5th
Season Championships Dates: Saturday 11th/Sunday 12th September
You will find all Good Games Championship events on our Events Calendar page here.
ADVENTURES IN THE FORGOTTEN REALMS SEASON CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIERS
Each week of the season, your local Good Games store can run 1 Seasonal Championship Qualifier (for a total of 6 events per season).
The Seasonal Championship Qualifiers can be any of the following formats, chosen by the store:
- Sealed Deck
- Booster Draft
- Australian 7-point Highlander or ‘7PH’
Entry Fees & Prizes
Constructed Entry Fees & Prizes: $15 Entry and $15 in retail value per player added to a pool
Sealed and Booster Draft Entry Fees & Prizes: Check with your local store.
The top 4 of each of these events will also qualify for the Adventures in the Forgotten Realms Season Championships
Note: The change here is lowering the entry fees for the qualifier events. The value in the prize pool lowers to match this.
At the end of the season, each store will run a Seasonal Championship.
This event is only open to those who qualified in the 6 events prior, so will have a player maximum of 24.
Like the Qualifier events, the format of the Seasonal Championship will be chosen by the store. These events will have a slightly higher entry fee, and offer the following prize support:
Constructed Entry Fees & Prizes: $25 Entry and $25 in retail value per player added to a pool
Sealed and Booster Draft Entry Fees & Prizes: Check with your local store
The top 8 players from the Adventures in the Forgotten Realms Season Championship event will qualify for the end of year Store Championships Event!
In addition, we are sending out to each participating store a Adventures in the Forgotten Realms Season Championships Kit, which will contain additional prize support to add to your stores prize pool! This time around I can let you in on the playmat for this season. I think it is our best one yet! If you happen to make the Top4 of one of our Season Championships, you will receive this play mat.
THE GOOD GAMES STORE CHAMPIONSHIPS
A reminder that all top 8 competitors from each season also qualify for the end of year Store Championships event, date yet to be announced.
This is your chance to be immortalised on the Good Games Championship trophy at your favourite Good Games store!
Like the other events in this series, the format of each of the Good Games Store Championships will be decided by each individual store.
This event is only open to top 8 competitors of the Good Games Seasonal Championship, which will cap this event at 32.
In addition to the prizes outlined by each individual store, the winner of each of these events will receive $1000 cash.
The dates of these events will be posted at the beginning of the Innistrad season, allowing you plenty of time to plan for the big day.
LOCKDOWNS & COVID-19
We are currently experiencing lockdowns in several areas in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic. Please check with your local store if they are open for events and when their events are taking place. Player and Staff wellbeing is paramount to us and each store will do its best to have events run. If events do need to be cancelled due to lockdowns, they may be made up throughout the season dates as long as qualifiers are finalised by the September 5th cut off time.
Pass Downs: If a player in an event has already qualified for the next level, their qualification passes down to the next person in that event. Example: I qualified for Kaldheim Season Championships week 1 and then again in week 2, so my week 2 qualification passes down to the next player in the week 2 event.
Can I play in different stores?
Yes, you can play in any Good Games Season Qualifiers, Season Championships or Store Championships at any of our participating stores. However, as stores may have some conflicting dates you can only play in an event you can attend and so if multiple stores have events on the same day, you have to choose which one to attend. In addition, you can only play in a Season Championship event for a store you have Qualified in.
What Happens if I can’t make a Season Championships event?
Please speak to your local store but it is up to the players to make the event once they are qualified.
Larger off-site events
We are monitoring closely the Covid-19 situation. There is room in the schedule for larger events, however our customers and staff wellbeing comes first and so we want to be patient on this for the moment. We are keen to replicate the great events we were running such as the MCQ and Nationals style events in the future.