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Build & Battle Events Begin November 6th

Check out the cards before anybody else at one of our Build & Battle tournaments. Players will receive a Build & Battle box including an 1 of 4 stamped promo cards, four booster packs, 23 additional key cards to help with deck building, and all the energy you need to build a 40 card deck and play in a casual three round tournament using the new cards. All participants will receive three additional booster packs upon conclusion of the event, just for playing! Build & Battle Boxes are limited, so register for one of our events below:

Saturday, November 6th at 1:00 PM

Sunday, November 7th at 1:00 PM

Check Out Additional Fusion Strike Products Available November 8th

Pokémon TCG Build & Battle Showdown

Starting Wednesday, February 5th, we’ll be running an in-store Build and Battle Series (lasting four weeks). This is a great way for new players to get involved.

Entry fee is $25 dollars, this covers a Build and Battle Box, Deckbox, and four packs into our prize pool to be makeup the weekly/end of season prizes.

Build Your Deck and Play!

  • Upon registration, you will be provided a Build and Battle Box. You will use the cards you receive, plus any amount of basic energy to build a 40 card deck.
  • Your deck must remain at The Griffin’s Rest until the end of the four weeks.
  • Play single-game matches (with four prize cards). If you and your opponent prefer, you may play a best two out of three games.
  • Play however many matches you’d like whenever you’d like. The only requirement is that games be at The Griffin’s Rest. Wednesdays are designated showdown days to help players meetup with opponents.
  • Try to avoid playing the same opponent twice in a row

Evolve Your Deck

  • You may purchase an additional pack per week to modify your deck
  • Lose three games and you can purchase another pack to modify your deck

Booster Pack Prizes

  • Prizes for top win ratios at the end of the four weeks
  • Weekly Prize drawing each week for participants playing at least three games

This is a great way to get involved and build up your Pokémon collection. Looking for more Pokémon TCG action? Join us every Sunday for casual play and earn special promo cards!


Theros Beyond Death Prerelease

Don’t miss our Theros Beyond Death Prerelease. The Griffin’s Rest will be hosting a Friday prerelease at 7:00pm! We will also be holding a 5:00pm release on Saturday and a Two-Headed Giant event on Sunday at 1:00 pm. Guarantee your seat by preregistering and prepaying now! Each prerelease pack comes with a date stamped foil promo card!

To save your spot for our prerelease event, please sign up. You will be provided with a link to prepay after completing the survey or you can pay in store!

Have access to Theros Beyond Death a week early by pre-ordering a Booster Display box for pickup during Prerelease weekend! Pre-orders can only be picked up early during Prerelease weekend (January 17th – 19th). Otherwise, pre-orders will be able to be picked up after the official release on January 24th.

While supplies last, players ordering a Booster Display box will receive a copy of Athreos, Shroud-Veiled . This card is only available through the Buy-a-Box promotion.

Order online or stop by the store to place any pre-orders.

Core Set 2020 Prerelease

Don’t miss our Core Set 2020 Prerelease. For the first time ever, The Griffin’s Rest will be hosting a Friday prerelease at 7:00pm! Check out the new set earlier than ever! We will also be holding a 5:00pm release on Saturday and a Two-Headed Giant event on Sunday at 1:00 pm. Guarantee your seat by preregistering and prepaying now! Each prerelease pack comes with a date stamped foil promo card!

To save your spot for our prerelease event, please sign up. You will be provided with a link to prepay after completing the survey or you can pay in store!

Have access to Core Set 2020 a week early by pre-ordering a Booster Display box for pickup during Prerelease weekend! Pre-orders can only be picked up early during Prerelease weekend (July 5 – 7). Otherwise, pre-orders will be able to be picked up after the official release on July 12th.

While supplies last, players ordering a Booster Display box will receive a copy of Rienne, Angel of Rebirth. This card is only available through the Buy-a-Box promotion.

Order online or stop by the store to place any pre-orders.

D&D Adventurers League

Join us for D&D’s Adventurers League every other Saturday from 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm! No experience necessary, but please register for a DCI number through Wizards. https://accounts.wizards.com/ DMs will need your DCI number before gameplay starts.
 
Due to limited table space, please RSVP here to guarantee your spot!
 
RSVPs open at 6:00 PM the Monday after the previous event.
 
We have several volunteer DMs interested in regularly running modules, but could always use more volunteers. If you’re interested in running a table, please contact us (via Facebook or email contact@thegriffinsrest.com).

 

Magic League: Guilds of Ravnica

Join us for Magic League!

$25 entry includes three initial booster packs.
Opportunity to purchase new booster pack each week or after three losses.

Play single-game matches whenever you’d like between Oct 11th and Nov 1st (but you must play at The Griffin’s Rest), but we’re setting Thursday as our official meetup day for participants to meet, play their matches, and purchase their additional booster packs.

Promo card for participants that play at least 10 matches. Prizes for best win ratio and random door prize each week.