The NRG Series is back for more tabletop Magic in 2023! Read our 2023 announcement here.
NRG Series $15,000 Madison Trial Weekend
Date: November 25-26, 2023
Location: Madison Marriott West, 1313 John Q Hammons Dr, Middleton, WI 53562
Saturday Event: $10,000 Modern Showdown
Sunday Event: $5,000 Pioneer Trial
Pre-register for both events through MTG Melee. Limited on-site registration is available. Both events cap at 300 players. On-site registration will be available as space permits, and will cost $5 more than the preregistration rate.
Hotel Room Block Information
Madison Marriott West
1313 John Q Hammons Drive Middleton, Wisconsin 53562
Click here to book with our room block rate today!
Vendors & Special Guests
We are delighted to be joined in Madison by official Magic artists Phil Stone and Jeff Miracola with their gorgeous art for sale and ready to sign your cards! (Phil Stone will be in attendance all weekend long, but Jeff Miracola will be at the show on SATURDAY ONLY).
We're also overjoyed to welcome NRG Series regular Jessica Leonard, aka Inklin Customs! They offer a massive array of adorable and unique Tokens for all of your creatures and clues alike, as well as on-site custom designs!
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 the Thursday before the event. Be sure to select “Event Pickup" as your shipping option at check out.
Main Event Information
Saturday’s main event is the $10,000 Modern Trial. To enroll in this event, register on MTG Melee. **On-site registration will be available as space permits, and will cost $5 more than the base entry fee. ** This event will be run at Competitive REL and decklists for are required to be submitted through MTG Melee. More information about this event's rules, schedule, and prizes can be found on subsequent tabs.
Side Event Information
Side events will be available all weekend long, including on-demand booster drafts, constructed win-a-box events, and Commander pods. Registration for on-demand events will be available on-site; there is no preregistration available for side events.
Check out our full list of scheduled Side Events at bit.ly/NRGSides or purchase a Command Zone badge today!
Coverage of this event will be broadcast on Twitch. Tune in live at twitch.tv/NRGSeries!
This event will be run in accordance with any COVID-19 health and safety protocols as directed by the venue, municipality, state, and country.
While within the NRG play space, masks are optional for all staff and attendees.
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.
If paper printouts are made for this tournament, players' names will display as their real names regardless of their profile settings.