Rectory School

An Independent, Coed, Junior Boarding (5-9) and Day School (Early Childhood-9)

The Rectory Invitational - A Magic: The Gathering Tournament

Sunday, April 7, 2019

For Parents

Registration Deadline:

  • Competitors must preregister by Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Signups will not be accepted at the door. 


  • Entry Fee: $30.00
  • Lunch: $7.50 per person

Event Timeline:

  • 9:00 a.m.    Registration (All competitors must arrive on campus before 9:30 a.m.)
  • 9:30 a.m.    Tournament Start (Deck Building)
    • 10:00 a.m.  Round 1 Begins 
  • 2:00 p.m.    Tournament End Time (non-Top 8 Competitor)
  • 3:00-5:00 p.m. Tournament End Time (Top 8 Competitor)


  • Round 1 starts at 10:00 a.m. after deck building
  • There will be 4 rounds of 1 hour each, ending at 3:00 p.m.
  • At the end of round 4, the Top 8 cut will be made and the Quarterfinal rounds will begin. 
  • Top 8 will take approximately 3 hours (Quarter, Semi, and Finals of an hour each) after which the Champion will be decided and all participants are ready to leave.

All students not in Top 8 Competition at this time have no further competitive rounds to play. 
Regardless of record, everyone is invited to stick around and play with friends or watch the Champion be decided at the Feature Match Tables!


There will not be a separate break between rounds for lunch. Students are responsible for bringing their own lunch, however, lunch will be available at Rectory's Dining Hall for $7.50 per person.

For Competitors

Tournament Format:

  • Ravnica Allegiance Sealed Deck

Deck Building Time:

  • 30 minutes

Round Time:

  • 50 minutes

Tournament Structure:

  • 4 Swiss rounds
  • Cut to Top 8

Prize Structure:

  • 1st place Trophy
  • 2nd place Trophy
  • Top 8 players will receive Play Mats (see artwork below)
  • All players will receive 6 booster packs of 15 cards

Top 8 Prize

Top 8 Play Mat for Rectory Invitational
MTG Growth Spiral