Winter Blast 2020

Much like the inaugural Winter Blast, 2020 will feature an oldschoolmtg tournament! So get those decks ready.

Basic details (to be fleshed out further in the near future)

  • Register here!! https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-winter-blast-2020-tickets-85927434269
  • 8-9 February 2020 at the Polish Combatants Hall in Toronto
  • EC rules
  • Up to 10 proxies allowed. Please make sure they are easily understood for opponents (ie, they look like the actual cards, or are more than a Sharpied basic land)
  • 5-6 rounds of Swiss on Saturday, no draws, and then Top X on Sunday
  • Sunday will be a casual day of hanging out and playing other types of old magic while the Top X duke it out
  • Sunday will also include a Scryings cube draft
  • Old School ReSealed tournament on Sunday
  • Money donated to a charity (TBD)
  • Charity auction (if you want cool stuff, donate cool stuff!)
  • Orb Flips and other non-gaming side events
  • Vendor(s) on site
  • Prizes for Top 4, plus the coveted City of Brass for #1
  • Additional prizes for spicy brews, and other fun things at random ( prizes post 1 )

If you wish to help out, some ways that you can do that are:

  1. Share the website with your playgroups/social networks and spread the word http://thewinterblast.ca
  2. Donate cards/posters/alters/art/etc to the charity auctions
  3. Talk to your favorite shops/vendors to see if they would like to donate prizes and/or have a booth at the venue
  4. Anonymously (or not) provide more information/input/suggestions/etc here https://forms.gle/vvgmCKev9dmLyTyt9