Secret Lair Showdown

Secret Lair Showdown

The competition is big, and the prizes are  bigger! The winner of this tournament series receives an exclusive Dark Ritual Secret Lair Card and an oversized card to match.

MagicCon: Chicago has four Secret Lair Showdown Qualifiers with invites for the Secret Lair Showdown Championship. If you are part of the top 8 of a Secret Lair Showdown Qualifier, you will be invited to compete in the Secret Lair Showdown Championship on Sunday, February 25th.

Secret Lair Showdown Qualifiers 

Tournament Details - Entry: $125

  • Format: Modern
  • Constructed Tournament: Players are expected to bring a Modern legal deck
  • Rounds: Up to 5 Single-Elimination rounds with a cut to top 8
  • Championship Invite: Top 8 players are invited to play in the Championship Sunday, February 25th.
  • Rules Enforcement Level: Competitive, decklists required.
  • Estimated Length: 5 to 6 Hours.  

Additional Information

If a player has already qualified for the Secret Lair Showdown during MagicCon, they cannot play in another Secret Lair Showdown Qualifier that weekend. Please speak to a Pastimes representative if you have qualified and are pre-registered for other Secret Liar Showdown Qualifiers, and we will get you a refund for your other entries.

This event will be run on Melee.gg  and requires a decklist submitted on either paper or Melee.gg (Melee preferred). To participate you need a Melee.gg  account. Details will be emailed to you prior to the start of your tournament.

Prizes 

  • Participation: Spell Pierce Secret Lair Showdown exclusive card
  • 1st-8th: Invitation to the Secret Lair Showdown on Sunday.
  • 9th-16th: Two (2) Murders at Karlov Manor Play Booster boxes and a Secret Lair.
  • 17th-32nd: One (1) Murders at Karlov Manor Play Booster box and a Secret Lair.
  • 33rd-64th: Fifteen (15) Murders at Karlov Manor Play Boosters.
  • Note: Secret Lairs will be different based on bracket. 9th-16th will receive a different Secret Lair than 17th-32nd and so on.

Secret Lair Showdown Championship 

Tournament Details 

11:00 AM - Sunday, February 25th

  • Format: Modern
  • Constructed Tournament: Players are required to bring their Modern legal deck from their Qualifier
  • Rounds: 5 Single-Elimination rounds
  • Rules Enforcement Level: Competitive. Decklists from the qualifiers will be used.
  • Estimated Length: 5 to 6 Hours. 

Additional Information 

This tournament is invite only from the Secret Lair Showdown Qualifiers.

Prizes

  • Participation: Murktide Regent Secret Lair Showdown exclusive card.
  • 1st: Dark Ritual Secret Lair Showdown exclusive card, a Secret Lair, and an Oversized Dark Ritual Secret Lair Showdown exclusive card.
  • 2nd: A Secret Lair.
  • 3rd-4th: A Secret Lair.
  • 5th-8th: A Secret Lair.
  • 9th-16th: A Secret Lair.
  • 17th-32nd: A Secret Lair.
  • Note: Secret Lairs will be different based on bracket. 2nd will receive a different Secret Lair than 3rd-4th and so on. The value of these Secret Lairs will be higher than the Secret Lairs given out from Secret Lair Showdown Qualifiers.