Your Privacy Matters

When you click on "Accept All Cookies," you consent to saving cookies on your device. This enables us to enhance your user experience and manage data as outlined in our Cookie Guidelines.

Cookie Preferences

When you browse any section of the website, we may collect or access information through your browser, primarily via cookies. This data may pertain to you, your browsing habits, or your device, and is primarily utilized to ensure that the website functions as you anticipate. While this information generally won't identify you personally, it can help create a more tailored browsing experience for you. We value your privacy and give you the option to opt-out of certain kinds of cookies. Feel free to navigate through the various cookie categories to learn more and adjust your settings. Be aware that opting out of some cookies may affect your experience and the services we can provide.

Essential Cookies

Essential Cookies

These cookies are crucial for the proper operation of the website and can't be deactivated within our system. They typically activate in response to certain actions you undertake, such as setting your privacy options, logging in, or completing forms. These cookies are essential for executing services that you've requested. Opting out of these cookies isn't possible through our settings, but you can configure your browser to block or notify you about them. Be advised that doing so may disrupt some functionalities of the site. These cookies don't collect identifiable personal information.

Analytical Cookies

Analytical Cookies

These cookies help us monitor the website's traffic and performance so that we can fine-tune the experience for you. They let us identify the most and least frequented pages and track user navigation, aiding us in optimizing the site. The data collected is aggregated and remains anonymous. If you decide not to enable these cookies, we won't be able to use your data for performance improvement.

Functional Cookies

Functional Cookies

These cookies add extra features and customizable options to the website, enriching your user experience. They might be set by us or by third-party vendors providing services we've integrated into our site. Should you choose to disable these cookies, some or all of these enhanced functionalities may not operate as intended.

Hooglandia Open 3 - Sponsored by - tournament brand image

Hooglandia Open 3 - Sponsored by

Game: Magic: The Gathering

Organized by: Hooglandia

Tournament Type: MTG Arena

Free to Play | Twitch Subscription Required | Format: Historic | Ended | 218 of 256 Enrolled Players

Event Details:


  • 1st Place:
    • $125 CoolStuffInc store credit
    • Open Champion Discord Role
    • Your face as a Hooglandia emote until the next Hooglandia Open Series winner is crowned
  • 2nd Place: $100 CoolStuffInc store credit
  • 3rd Place: $75 CoolStuffInc store credit
  • 8 Match Wins: $50 CoolStuffInc store credit
  • 7 Match Wins: $25 CoolStuffInc store credit
  • 6 Match Wins: $25 Decklist Submission
  • Door Prize: Randomly awarded to players with a record of exactly 3-2
  • Door Prize: Given to two players with most creative decks that get at least 2 wins

Registration Instructions & Requirements:

Registration closes on Saturday, May 23rd, 2020 at 7:00am CDT (unless we reach 256 players sooner)

  • Register for the Hooglandia Open on MTGMelee
    • Subscribe to jeffhoogland on if you are not already a subscriber.
      • Verify that your subscription runs through at least Sunday, May 24th, 2020.
    • Remember that Arena client usernames are CaSE SenSITive.
    • For help using MTGMelee, click HERE
  • Join the Hooglandia Discord server if you are not already a member.
    • Joining the Hooglandia Discord server is a REQUIREMENT to participate in this tournament.
    • Instructions for joining the Hooglandia Discord server can be found HERE.
  • Submit your decklist by Saturday, May 23rd, 2020 at 7:00am CDT. We STRONGLY ENCOURAGE submitting your decklist as early as possible. We are not responsible for any technical difficulties with submitting your decklist and will NOT be available the day of the tournament to assist. You WILL BE DROPPED from the tournament if you do not have a decklist submitted by 7:00am CDT on Saturday, May 23rd, 2020.

Participant Responsibilities:

  • Players are required to share their Arena client window to Discord upon request using the “Go Live” feature (and are responsible for having hardware/internet capable of doing this) and failure to do so will result in being removed from the event regardless of record.
    • The Discord server has a few open voice channels where you can practice/test “Go Live” at anytime, to ensure you know how to use this feature.
  • The tournament organizers are not responsible for any technical difficulties you experience with your hardware, internet connection, or the Arena software.
  • Register for the event by Saturday May 23rd, 2020 7am CDT (NOTE: Registration will close early if the 256 player cap is reached)
  • Join the Hooglandia Discord server (we suggest joining ASAP because we may not be available to troubleshoot the day of or day prior to the event)
  • Submit your decklist on MTGMelee by Saturday, May 23rd at 7:00am CDT. We STRONGLY ENCOURAGE submitting your decklist as early as possible. We are not responsible for any technical difficulties with submitting your decklist and will NOT be available the day of the tournament to assist. You WILL BE DROPPED from the tournament if you do not have a decklist submitted by 7:00am CDT on Saturday, May 23rd, 2020.
  • READ THE HOOGLANDIA OPEN ANNOUNCEMENTS CHANNEL IN THE HOOGLANDIA DISCORD SERVER. This channel is your source of information for the tournament. This tournament page may not be all-inclusive. Updates will be made using the Discord server. Please be sure you are following the conversation.
  • If you have any questions, use the #ask-the-to channel in the Hooglandia Discord server. You can ping @TournamentOrganizer for urgent questions.

Tournament Day Rules and Responsibilities:

  • Check-in to the MTGMelee tournament page by 8:45am CDT. We strongly encourage checking-in ASAP. Check-in begins at 8:00am CDT on Saturday, May 23rd, 2020.
    • Round 1 of the tournament will begin promptly at 9:00am CDT.
    • If you are not checked-in for the tournament, you will receive a Game 1 loss if you show up during Round 1 by 9:20am CDT. You will receive a match loss for round 1 if you arrive after 9:20am CDT.
    • If you are not checked-in prior to the start of Round 2, you will be dropped from the remainder of the tournament.
  • Rounds 2+ will be subject to the Arena client in-game timer. Please begin each round promptly.
  • You must check-in to your match on MTGMelee each round.
  • Both players must confirm the match results on MTGMelee each round.
  • Wait to begin your match each round until the 3 feature matches are selected. Feature matches will be announced in the Hooglandia Open announcements Discord channel. If you are NOT a feature match, you may begin playing immediately after the feature matches are selected.
  • You may watch the live stream of the tournament while playing at, but please turn off the stream if you are a featured match.
  • Stay active in the Discord server. If we need to contact you during the tournament, this will be the platform for communication.

How-to Start a Tournament Match:

For this tournament you MUST USE the Limited Tournament Match feature. Follow these instructions in order:

  • Click the double-swords icon in the top-right corner of the Arena client.
  • Click the right-arrow to toggle to “Limited Tournament Match”
  • Type your Opponent’s Arena username into the Opponent box. Keep in mind that usernames are CaSe SenSITive.
  • Click the “+” picture and choose your deck. You are responsible for making sure you choose the deck you submitted to the MTGMelee site.
  • Click the “Play” button.

Feature Match Instructions:

Follow these instructions in order:

  • Join the Hooglandia Open features-join-here voice chat in the Hooglandia Discord server
    • The tournament organizer will then move you to a private Feature Match channel
  • Once you are in a private Feature Match channel, click the “Go Live” button and choose your Arena client to share.
  • The Tournament Organizer will make an announcement in the announcements channel when you may begin your match.

Hooglandia Discord Server:

  • The Hooglandia Open Series has a special category of Discord Channels in the section called: HooglandiaOpenSeries
  • All tournament participants should add themselves to the @OpenParticipant Discord role which we will use when making announcements to ping all participants instead of the 1200+ Discord server members. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAKING SURE YOU ARE IN THIS ROLE. To view your roles, click on your name or profile picture. If you are not in the “OpenParticipant” role, visit the #joindiscordrole channel and type %rank OpenParticipant.
  • Channel Descriptions:
    • open-announcements: All announcements will be made here during and prior to the tournament. Only the Tournament Organizers (@jeffhoogland and @krilydactyl) have permissions to post in this channel.
    • ask-the-to: If you have a tournament rule question, you can ask here. Ping @TournamentOrganizer for assistance.
    • findopponent: You may use this channel to ping your opponent if you are having trouble connecting in the game client.
    • open-general: Miscellaneous chat about the tournament.
    • features-join-here: If you are a designated feature match (announced in the announcements channel at the start of each round), join this channel and the TO will move you to the appropriate private channel shortly.
    • Feature1a-3b: Private feature match channels. Users cannot join these directly.
Glitch /jeffhoogland LIVE


Archetype Breakdown

* Record includes mirror matches. Match Win Percentage (MW%) excludes mirror matches.