REGISTRATION FOR GRAND PRIX VANCOUVER 2017 WILL OPEN LATER THIS FALL. JOIN OUR FACEBOOK EVENT OR FOLLOW US ON TWITTER FOR ALL THE LATEST NEWS.
February 17-19, 2016
*Maximum seating capacity for main event is 1500.
What you get with your registration
Open to everyone!
Our extensive special event schedule shall fit every kind of Magic enthusiast, from the casual player to the Pro. Some of the most popular artists in the game will be on site for autographs along with plenty of vendors from all around the world and special activities.
Spectators and members of the press are welcomed.
Upgrade your Vancouver Grand Prix Experience!
We are working very hard on creating great upgrade packages for you, they will be announced shortly!
Vancouver Convention Centre
1055 Canada Place,
Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3
Built on the original Pier B-C on Vancouver's Waterfront, the Vancouver Convention Centre first served as the Canada Pavilion for the World's Fair Expo in 1986. Since then, we've grown to become recognized as one of the leading convention centres in the world.
1128 West Hastings Street
1 (604) 639-4017
Special rate for GP Vancouver Players:
Single or double occupation: 139$
30$ per additional person
Make your reservation online here
Your can also reserve directly with Marriot by phone:
1 (800) 207- 4150 or (604) 684-1128
All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. Hotel will not hold any reservations unless secured bone of the above methods. A non-refundable deposit of one night room and tax will be taken 14 days prior to arrival.
Reservations by attendees must be received on or before Wednesday, February 1st, 2017.
Things to do
Here is a map of the main activities and things to do around GP Vancouver.
From the Vancouver Airport
The taxi stand is located on level 2 of the Domestic and International Arrivals area. The cost of the fare is about 35$ and the transport time is 25-30 minutes.
At the airport, according to where you are coming from, here is where you can take the train:
It takes about 25 minutes to get to downtown at the Waterfront Station. From there, walk on Hastings, then take Burrard St on your right and Waterfront on your left. The cost is maximum 10.50$CDN
From the Seattle Airport
From the Seattle airport, you can take the Vancouver-Seattle Express Shuttle. The trip takes about 4h30 to 5 hours. The cost is 59$US one way or 99$US round trip. The shuttle takes you to downtown Vancouver (1100, Howe St.). From there, there ares many bus options to get to the Convention Center: http://tripplanning.translink.ca/hiwire
By bus and train station
From the bus station
Get down at the downtown Vancouver stop (1100, Howe St.). From there, there ares many bus options to get to the Convention Center: http://tripplanning.translink.ca/hiwire
From the train station
From the train station, walk to Main St and Terminal Avenue. Take the 999 or 996 bus at the Mai St./Science world Station. Get off at Burrard Stationand walk on Burrard St. towards the bay, to the Waterfront Rd. The Convention Center will be on your left. The trip takes about 15 minutes and costs 2.75$CDN
Side Events Schedule
The complete side events schedule will be announced later this fall.
Grand Prix Vancouver will be featuring a Prize Wall. When you win prizes in the side events, you can decide to get boosters or GK Tix. You can accumulate GK Tix all week-end, and redeem them for prizes of your choice from our selection.
Why use GK Tix and a Prize Wall?
After years of giving away booster packs, we want to let you choose your prizes. So enter an event, play and win!
What can you win?
We've selected quite a few amazing products from which you can choose. The list below provides a quick look at the possible products you can trade your GK Tix for. We will have a lot more products available on site!
- Kaladesh Block
- Shadows Over Innistrad Block
- Battle for Zendikar Block
- Uncut Sheets
- Foil Sets
- GP T-Shirts
- Standard and Modern
- Dual Lands
- Some Power Nine
- From the Vaults
- Fat Packs / Bundles
- Gaming Accessories
- And more!
Availability of any given prize is not guaranteed at any given event. Prices and availability are subject to change at any time.
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On-Site Trading Policy
Trading is permitted on site, but the following activities are not:
- Advertising without prior written permission from Game Keeper event staff.
- Buying, selling, or soliciting to buy or sell cards to anyone except Authorized Dealers.
- Altering cards in exchange for money or any other types of compensation.
- Taking up excessive space while trading or transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.
Any of these actions may result in ejection from the Venue without refund.
GP Vancouver FAQ
The complete Grand Prix Vancouver FAQ will be announced this fall.