The 2017 Magic the Gathering New Zealand Nationals will
consist of a mixture of Standard and Booster Draft
using the latest Magic set.

Date: 14 and 15 October 2017
Doors Open: 8AM
Players Meeting: 9AM

For up to 128 players,
Day 1 will be 4 rounds of Standard and 3 rounds of Draft. 

For an event of more than 128 players,
Day 1 will be 5 rounds of Standard and 3 rounds of Draft.

Day 2 will be Top 8 Standard.


The finalists will receive an invitation and a travel award to
compete as part of New Zealand's national team at the
2017 World Magic Cup.

The winner will be crowned
New Zealand 2017 National Champion.

The Top 8 finishing players will each receive an
exclusive Nationals Top 8 playmat.

There will be an additional prize pool of boosters
to be determined on the weekend based on attendance.


Preregistration for Nationals is now available.
Full payment is required for preregistration.

The entry fee is $80. 

You can now preregister by visiting us in store at
Cerberus Games, Level 1 - 66 Dixon Street, Wellington.

You can also preregister online with the link below:

Due to capacity of the venue, the maximum number of
participants in Main Event will be capped at 192 players.

All participants in the Nationals Main Event will receive:

New Zealand Nationals Playmat
Inkmoth Nexus Promo
Ultimate Guard Deck Case
Ultimate Guard Sling Bag

The Wellington Bridge Club is an iconic venue located at:

17 Tinakori Road, Thorndon, Wellington.​

There are around 30 car parks available
so it is recommended that players car pool to the venue.

You can also catch the No.14 Wilton bus from the city.
The bus operates every 30 minutes on the weekends.

Get off at Park Street [Stop 5115]
and its 3 minutes walk to the venue.


You must be qualified to enter the 2017 New Zealand Nationals.

Please see the list of qualified players here.

If you are not qualfied, you can play in the Last Chance Qualifiers.
You can also attend and play Side Events which are open entry.