Apr 20

Panini Player of the Day Basketball Promotion

The Fantastic Store is pleased to announce we are participating in the Panini NBA Player of the Day Promotion!

Starting on 4/21 customers who purchase and open Panini NBA products in store will be eligible to win awesome prizes such as tee-shirts, water bottles, key chains, and exclusive POD Packs. Customers will also be entered into the grand prize drawing for a special signed Panini POD rookie card. The winner of the store’s grand prize drawing will be entered into the National Grand Prize Drawing for the chance to spend a day with an NBA Player!

Big ups to Panini as always for providing the community with some awesome prizes!

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Apr 15

Pokemon TCG State Championship Recap

We would like to give a HUGE thank you to everyone who came out and supported the Pokemon TCG State Championship events this weekend. We had over 150 players from at least 6 different states who made the journey to see who would be crowned a Pokemon Master!

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Special thanks go out to David and Pam Tuskey and their staff for running the event. Without them, none of this would be possible! Also, a huge thank you to all of the parents who sacrificed their weekend to allow their sons and daughters to partake in the festivities.

As we move closer and closer to the World Championships, we are looking forward to hosting more events to give all trainers the practice and points necessary to compete at the highest level!

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Apr 05

MTG: Standard Win-A-Box – $12 – Guaranteed Booster Box Tonight!

The Fantastic Store is hosting Standard Win-A-Box tonight starting at 7:00 PM. Entry fee will be $12 per person with 8 man pods playing a single elimination tournament for a booster box. Even if we do not get 8 players tonight, we will STILL give away a booster box for the winner!

To the victor, goes the spoils!

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Apr 01

Q2 Gaming Updates to The Fantastic Store

The Fantastic Store is pleased to announce a lot of new and exciting updates as we prepare to start Q2 for 2016! In this writeup, you will find all of our Pokemon TCG, Pokemon VG, Magic: The Gathering, and Super Smash Brothers schedules and updates!!

Pokemon TCG

As always, we will be running our normal Pokemon League almost every Saturday for the next three months. We now have a League Challenge event once per month where players can earn much needed Championship Points to help them on their quest to play in the Pokemon World Championships in August. League Challenges will be $5-6 depending on division while the general Pokemon League on Saturday’s is free to attend and play.

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Come April 9th, we will also be hosting the largest Pokemon TCG event in the state starting at 10 AM when the Virginia Pokemon State Championship comes to The Fantastic Store. We are expecting upwards of 150 players in a fun-filled day of battles and fierce competition as we crown champions across all three division for the state of Virginia. There will be tons of prizes, raffles, and giveaways including an exclusive giveaway which is only being offered to players who preregister for the event. See the flyer below for complete details including how to preregister!

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Magic: The Gathering

April begins with a bang for Magic as the Shadows Over Innistrad Prerelease is upon us. The event is this Saturday, April 2nd starting at 11:00 AM and there are still a limited number of spots available. The entry fee is $25 which guarantees you a prerelease kit containing 6 booster packs, 1 collectible dye, and an exclusive prerelease foil promo. Every player who stays and plays one round in the event will also receive an additional booster pack for a total of 7 packs!! Prizes will be awarded to the top 16 finishers in the event! Email Buffi@blowoutcards.com to preregister today!!

Our FNM and Tuesday Night Magic schedules have also been released. We’ve made a few changes to the formats we offer and the pricing:

  • All FNM drafts are now $15
  • We are now hosting a Standard Event every Friday for $5 with all $$ going back to the players in prize support
  • Tuesday nights will be Standard Win-A-Box for $12. We will fire at 8 players with a full booster box going to the winner

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After our successful sealed event for Oath of the Gatewatch, we have decided to replicate the event for Shadows Over Innistrad on May 7th. We’ve made a few minor changes to the prize structure including a participation based incentive to add up to 4 more boxes to the prize pool!

Prizes (based off 50 or less players):

1st – 3 Booster Boxes

2nd – 2 Booster Boxes

3rd & 4th – 1.5 Booster Boxes each

5th-8th – 12 Packs each

Incentives:

50+ Players – 1 booster box will be added to the prize pool

75+ Players – 2 booster boxes will be added to the prize pool

100+ Players – 3 booster boxes will be added to the prize pool

128 players – 4 booster boxes will be added to the prize pool

THATS RIGHT! IF WE FILL THE EVENT WE WILL BE GIVING AWAY A TOTAL OF ALMOST 2 1/2 CASES!!!!!

Preregister by emailing Buffi@Blowoutcards.com or by calling the store during normal business hours!

Pokemon Video Games

The Pokemon Video Game circuit is returning to the Fantastic store for at least two events in the next 3 months. If you are in town for the TCG State Championship, we recommend you also swing by and play in the 2016 VGC Chantilly Midseason Showdown on April 10th. You can also join us a little over a month later for the 2016 VGC Chantilly Swampert Premier Challenge on May 14th. All information is on the flyers below!

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Super Smash Brothers

The Fantastic Store has been delighted with the turnout and support we have received for our initial Super Smash Brothers: Melee events. We have decided to continue hosting events every other Tuesday starting at 7:00 PM. Entry fee is $10 per player with half of that going back to the players in prize support. For the full schedule, please consult our gaming event calendar.

 

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Mar 07

Pokemon TCG League Challenge – 3/11 – $5-6

Due to the State Championship schedule, the Pokemon TCG League Challenge for the month of March will be held this Friday night starting at 7:00 PM. Come hang out at The Fantastic Store and earn World Championship Points and other prizes!

Juniors and Seniors are $5 / player and Masters is $6 / player. Check-in starts at 6:00 PM.

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Mar 04

FNM – $12 Draft + Casual Commander

Come join us for some FNM tonight starting at 7:00 PM. We will be doing a $12 draft of OGW/BFZ with all entry fees going back to the players in prize support!!

All new players will receive a free booster pack just for coming and trying out our store!

As always, we will have the biggest Commander game in the area running tonight as well starting at 7:00 PM!

We hope to see everyone tonight!

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Mar 03

Standard Win-A-Box + Wacky Draft – 3/5

Come join us on Saturday for some new MTG events at The Fantastic Store.

Starting at 11:00 AM, we will be running two different events that will fire when 8 players sign up.

Event #1 – Standard Win-A-Box – $12
– 8 player single elimination tournament
– First place wins a sealed booster box of OGW

Event #2 – Wacky Draft – $5 + Price of Chosen Packs
– Each player buys 3 packs of his/her choosing + $5 for the prize pool
– 30 Different packs to choose from!
– 3 Rounds of Swiss 
– 1st = $25 store credit, 2nd = $10 store credit, 3rd = $5 store credit

Packs available for Wacky Draft:

Oath of the Gatewatch
Battle For Zendikar
Origins
Dragons of Tarkir
Khans of Tarkir
Fate Reforged
2015 Core Set
Journey Into Nyx
Born of the Gods
Theros
2014 Core Set
Dragons Maze
Gatecrash
Return to Ravnica
Innistrad
Conspiracy
Avacyn Restored
Modern Masters 2015
Odyssey
Mirrodin
7th Edition
Onslaught
Scourge
Fifth Dawn
Judgement
8th Edition
Apocalypse
Mirrodin Besieged
Betrayers of Kamigawa
Invasion
Planeshift


If events take too long to fire while waiting for 8 players, we will fire at a lesser number if agreed upon by players and adjust prize pool accordingly.

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Feb 26

FNM 2/26 – Draft $15 – SILLYGOODPRIZES.org

Come join us for Friday Night Magic starting at 7:00 PM. Since it is the last friday of the month, we will be uppeing the ante with a $15 draft and some HUGE prizes! If we get 16 players, we will be guaranteeing a full booster box to first place!

As always, we will be running a casual commander event in addition to FNM.

We will also be giving out the last of our FNM promos for February and will start taking signups for Shadows Over Innistrad Prerelease!

Don’t miss it!

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Feb 22

Tuesday Night Magic Players Choice – Legacy Reigns Supreme!

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The players have voted and Legacy has once again been chosen as the format for Tuesday night’s event! The casual event will start at 7:00 PM. We encourage anyone who is running late to give us a call (703-953-3131) and we will do our best to wait for you!

Although the event is casual, the players will have an option to submit $$ to a prize pool. All money in the prize pool will be given back to the players in prize support.

We hope to see everyone come Tuesday night!

 

-TFS

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Feb 19

Friday Night Magic – Draft – $12

Come join us tonight for some FNM at The Fantastic Store at 7:00 PM! We will be running a draft for $12 with all entry fees given back to players in prize support!!

All new players to the store will receive a FREE PACK just for attending their first event in the store! We will also be giving out some of our extra FNM promos for the month of February to a few lucky guests!

See everyone tonight!

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