Jul 13

Poke Go! Group Inaugural Event Yields High Praise!!

WOW! We had 45 players show up for our Poke Go! Group event tonight. The competition was more intense than a camping trip (get it? in tents) with our top three trainers being separated by a mere 1.5 points!!

We hope everyone had a great time and big congrats to Aaron S., Ashley S., Andrew J., and Noah P., for walking away with a combined $200 in FREE iTunes gift cards.


In you were unable to make it tonight, don’t fret! We have another awesome event planned for next week that we will be announcing soon. We also have a website in the works to keep everyone updated on all things Poke! Go Group.

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Jul 11

Inaugural Meeting of the Poke Go! Group This Wednesday!

Pokemon Go Group Inaugural Event!!! <—- click for more details

The Poke Go! Group at the Fantastic Store will be launching their inaugural event this Wednesday night. All Pokemon Go! players in the area are welcome to come enjoy an evening of Pokemon catching with a fun scavenger hunt twist tied in. The event starts at 7:00 Pm with registration starting at 6:00. Please see the provided link for all event information!

Lets catch em all !!

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Jun 24

Store Schedule for 4th of July Weekend

The Fantastic Store will be closed from Saturday July 2nd until Tuesday July 5th to celebrate America’s 240th birthday. We will reopen on Wednesday July 6th at 11:00 AM.

We here at The Fantastic Store would like to wish America a very happy birthday as it inches closer to the big 250!!

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Jun 17

Details for Father’s Day @ The Fantastic Store

As promised, here is the list of boxes that will be available for purchase that qualify for additional 2016 Panini Father’s Day promotional packs (while supplies last). Remember, all dads will receive a free pack just for coming to the store!

2016 Diamond Kings – $59 – 2 Packs
2015 Stars & Stripes – $35 – 2 Packs
2015 Elite Extra BB – $63 – 2 Packs
2015 Panini Elite Baseball BB – $40 – 2 Packs

2016 Prestige – $110 – 3 Packs
2016 Prime Signatures – $49 – 2 Packs
2016 Classics – $61 – 2 Packs
2016 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Football Hobby Box – $112 – 3 Packs

2015-16 Clear Vision – $66 – 2 Packs
2015-16 Luxe – $155 – 4 Packs
2015-16 Excalibur – $84 – 2 Packs
2015/16 Panini Gold Standard Basketball Hobby Box – $119 – 3 Packs

2015-16 Anthology – $90 – 4 Packs

If none of those products are to your liking, you can still receive 1 additional pack for every $100 spent on current year Panini products.

If we don’t see you tomorrow, we want to wish a Happy Father’s Day to all the 1/1, mojorific dads out there!

-The Fantastic Store

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Jun 15

Panini Father’s Day is Back @ The Fantastic Store!

Yep, it’s that time again! Father’s Day weekend!!!

Come Saturday, The Fantastic Store is teaming up with Panini Americas to honor all the fathers in card world with awesome freebies, excellent deals, and some good old fashioned family fun!

All guests in the store will receive one free Panini Father’s Day Pack which can contain autographs, relics, and parallels from a multitude of athletes and celebrities. Additional packs will be given out with the purchase of select Panini hobby boxes.

In addition to the generous giveaways from Panini, The Fantastic Store will be issuing prizes at random throughout the day as well as hosting a best pull contest! To enter the contest, the card MUST be pulled in the store on Saturday. (Bonus points if it is hit by your son or daughter)

Please check back on Friday for a full list of eligible boxes, Panini pack breakdowns, giveaways, and prizes for the Best Pull Contest!


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May 26

Store Closing Saturday, May 28

The Fantastic Store will be closed this coming Saturday, May 28th! We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, May 31.

We wish everyone a happy and safe Memorial Day Weekend!!

-The Fantastic Store

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May 02

D.C. eSports Brings Smash 4 & Pokken to The Fantastic Store

The Fantastic Store in conjunction with D.C. eSports is pleased to announce weekly Smash 4 and Pokken video game tournaments starting May 4th. D.C. eSports brings one of the areas largest Smash communities together for an inexpensive, fun event that will run every Wednesday from 7:00-11:00 PM. With over 7500 combined followers on Facebook, Twitter, and Twitch, players get their chance to showcase their skills to a worldwide audience through D.C. eSports’ live online streaming.

The Pokken event will run simultaneous to the Smash event with the ability for players to participate in both. Any player participating in both events will be able to do so for a total of $15. Individual events will cost $10 each.

With a play space that can host 150+ players, The Fantastic Store houses one of the largest play spaces in the D.C. / Northern Virginia area. Keep an eye out for special promotions and pot bonuses that will surely pack the venue and pay out some incredible top prizes! The first pot bonus special comes this Wednesday, May 4th as The Fantastic Store will provide a 100% venue fee bonus for each event! Make sure you don’t miss it!!

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May 02

MTG: Shadows Over Innistrad Sealed Event – 5/7/16

Come join us at The Fantastic Store on May 7th for our Shadows Over Innistrad Sealed Tournament!!

The event will be a round robin swiss style (6 packs per player) with a cut to the top 8. The top 8 will then run a 3-pack draft with a single elimination tournament until we have a winner!

Entry Fee: $30
Players: 128 Max
Rounds: Power of 2 Rule

Guaranteed Prizes (All are Shadows Over Innistrad):
1st = 3 Booster Boxes
2nd = 2 Booster Boxes
3rd & 4th = 1.5 Booster Boxes Each
5th-8th = 12 Packs Each

1 sealed box will be added to the guaranteed prize pool at 50, 75, 100, and 128 players for a grand total of almost 14.5 boxes if the event fills.

You can preregister by emailing Buffi@blowoutcards.com or by calling 703-953-3131 between 11:00-6:00 Tues-Fri.



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Apr 28

Caps Fever hits The Fantastic Store!

Got Caps Fever? We have all the singles you need for the most exciting playoff run in recent DC sports history. Over 200 NEW autographs, jerseys, rookies, and short prints from Ovi, Holtby, Kuzy, Backstrom, Carlson, MoJo, Alzner, & more!

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Apr 27

MTG Gameday 4/30/16 – $5 – 1:00 PM

Come join us for Shadows Over Innistrad Gameday this Saturday at 1:00 PM. Entry fee will be $5 and all cash taken in will be given back in prize support in addition to all the promos supplied by Wizards including this sweet Champion Playmat!


Come bring your new standard decks and battle to be crowned The Fantastic Store’s first ever Gameday Champion!!

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