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NRG Series $25,000 Showdown Weekend – Fort Wayne, IN

April 2, 2022 - April 3, 2022

The NRG Series is back for tabletop and digital Magic in 2022! Read our 2022 announcement here.

Weekend Information

NRG Series Fort Wayne $25,000 Showdown Weekend

Date: April 2-3, 2022

Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum – 4000 Parnell Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46805. Please note that Fort Wayne, IN is on US Eastern Time

Saturday Event: $20,000 Modern Showdown

Sunday Event: $5,000 Legacy Trial

Pre-register for both events through MTG Melee. Limited on-site registration is available. Saturday’s Showdown caps at 400 players. Sunday’s Trial caps at 226 players. On-site registration will be available as space permits, and will cost $5 more than the preregistration rate.

Hotel Information

A discounted hotel room rate is available for event attendees at:

Sonesta Select Fort Wayne

111 W. Washington Ctr. Rd.

Fort Wayne, IN 46825

A limited amount of rooms are available starting at $89/night. Book early, as space is limited in the room block! Note that this hotel is approx. 2 miles away from the event venue. You can access the room block here.

Vendors and Special Guests

Need singles? The NRG sales booth will be stocked with a wide array of Magic singles, sealed product, and accessories. Buyers will be available all day to purchase your collection for cash or store credit. You can order singles through NerdRageGaming.com by 4PM CT on Thursday, March 31 for event pick-up! Be sure to select “In-Store Pickup” as your shipping option at check out.

The NRG Series is proud to partner with Coalesce Apparel + Design, the #1 store for Magic: The Gathering-inspired apparel, including shirts, hoodies, stickers, and more! Coalesce Apparel + Design will be present at all 2022 NRG Series events, but if you can’t miss one, be sure to check out their full inventory at coalesceapparel.shop!

Coverage of this event will be broadcast on Twitch. Tune in live at twitch.tv/NRGSeries!

Main Event Information

Saturday’s main event is the $20,000 Modern Showdown. Sunday’s main event is the $5,000 Legacy Trial. To enroll in these event, register directly through MTG Melee. On-site registration will be available as space permits, and will cost $5 more than the preregistration rate. These events will be run at Competitive REL and decklists are required to be submitted through MTG Melee. More information about this event’s rules, schedule, and prizes can be found on MTG Melee.

Side Event Information

Side events will be available all weekend long, including on-demand booster drafts, Commander pods, and constructed win-a-box events. Registration for these events will be available on-site; there is no preregistration available for side events.

COVID-19 Policies

This event will be run in accordance with any COVID-19 health and safety protocols as directed by the venue, municipality, state, and country.

All attendees must be fully vaccinated (defined as 2 weeks after the second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series or a single-dose vaccine) or present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of the start of the event (for this event, a test date of March 30, 2022 or later). Attendees must bring proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test result to the venue and present it when requested by a tournament official. Attendees that fail to present proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test result will be removed from the venue without refund.

Test results from at-home Covid test kits will not be accepted. If you plan to bring proof of a negative COVID-19 test, you must show proof of a test from a documented test site, such as a medial facility, clinic, hospital, etc. This proof must include your name, the result of the test, the date of the test, and the facility name/location. Both PCR and Antigen tests from these facilities will be accepted.

Regardless of vaccination status, all attendees are required to wear face masks covering their nose and mouth while inside the venue.

Do not attend if you or a member of your household is exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19. The NRG Series reserves the right to modify our policies as we see fit up to the day of the event. We also reserve the right to cancel this event at any time.

Should this event become canceled due to COVID-19, all entry fees will be automatically refunded. However, Nerd Rage Gaming Ltd. is not responsible for covering any outside costs incurred by event attendees, such as hotel, travel accommodations, or other purchases. We urge attendees to only book travel that is 100% refundable.

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April 2, 2022
April 3, 2022
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Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
4000 Parnell Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46805 United States


Nerd Rage Gaming