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Yu-Gi-Oh! North America World Championship Qualifier 2019 and
North America Dragon Duel World Championship Qualifier 2019

UPDATED: 5/7/2019

 

Announcing the 2019 North America World Championship Qualifier (WCQ) and Dragon Duel World Championship Qualifier (WCQ) events! Join us, June 21st - 23rd in Pittsburgh, PA to see who will represent North America at the Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2019!

The North America WCQ and Dragon Duel WCQ are invite-only tournaments, where Duelists will compete for a chance to represent North America at the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG World Championship 2019 and Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Dragon Duel World Championship 2019! The winners of the WCQ will receive paid travel and accommodations, along with a host of other prizes, and the title of "North America WCQ Champion 2019" and "North America Dragon Duel WCQ Champion 2019," respectively. Runners-up will also receive exciting prizes.

The North America World Championship Qualifier is a 3-Day event. On Friday June 21st, Duelists who have not earned an invite for the WCQ will have the opportunity to play in Last Chance Qualifiers (LCQs) to earn an invite for the WCQ.  There will also be LCQs for the Dragon Duel WCQ – please see Public Event Schedule for times.  North America LCQs begin at 10:00 AM on Friday June 21, 2019. The actual WCQ itself will begin on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

On Friday June 21st, the 16 Duelists with the most World Qualifying Points will compete in a single elimination tournament.  The top two finishers will earn their invite to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG World Championships 2019.

Even if you do not earn an invite to compete in the WCQ, there are still many Public Events and Attractions to participate in throughout the weekend!

FAQ's
Yu-Gi-Oh North America World Championship Qualifier 2019 – Frequently Asked Questions
Yu-Gi-Oh! North America Dragon Duel World Championship Qualifier 2019 – Frequently Asked Questions

Schedules, Registration Information & Prizing
Yu-Gi-Oh! North America World Championship Qualifier 2019 and North America Dragon Duel World Championship Qualifier 2019 – Main Event Schedule, Reg Info & Prizing
Yu-Gi-Oh! North America World Championship Qualifier 2019 – Public Event Schedule & prizing

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING
Yu-Gi-Oh! North America World Championship Qualifier 2019
Yu-Gi-Oh! North America Dragon Duel World Championship Qualifier 2019

  • These events will be two-day tournaments using Advanced Constructed Decks in the Swiss format.
  • Best 2 out of 3 Matches
  • Swiss Rounds followed by a Single-Elimination Playoff Top Cut. Rounds are dependent on the total number of Duelists at the time registration closes.
  • Time Limit: 40 Minutes per Swiss Round.

DATES AND LOCATION

DATES   CITY ADDRESS

June 21-23, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA

David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Hall A
1000 Ft. Duquesne Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
http://www.pittsburghcc.com//

 

ENTRY FEES

EVENT

ENTRY FEE

NOTES

North America World Championship Qualifier 2019

Invitation only, no Entry Fee

2019 NAWCQ Participation Game Mat
2019 NAWCQ Sleeves

North America Dragon Duel World Championship Qualifier 2019

Invitation only, no Entry Fee

2019 NAWCQ Participation Game Mat
2019 NAWCQ Sleeves

Public Events

Various

See Public Event Schedule for details

 

TRAVEL & ACCOMODATION

Nearest Airport:
Pittsburgh international Airport
Airport Code: PIT

Transportation:
The list of Taxi, Limousines, and Charter Bus services at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) can be found here:
Pittsburgh Taxi, Shuttle, Limo and Charter Buses

The list Public Transportation services at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) can be found here:
Pittsburgh Public Transportation

UBER and LYFT ride share are available at Pittsburgh International Airport. The Pickup location for Rideshare is located outside Baggage Claim Door #4

Nearest Hotels:
The Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh
1000 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 281-3700

Drury Plaza Hotel Pittsburgh Downtown
745 Grant St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 281-2900

Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel
107 6th St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 562-1200

Courtyard by Marriott Pittsburgh Downtown
945 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 434-5551

Hampton Inn & Suites Pittsburgh Downtown
1247 Smallman St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 288-4350

Homewood Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Downtown
1410 Smallman St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 232-0200

Embassy Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Downtown
535 Smithfield St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 338-2200

 

EVENT COVERAGE

Event Coverage blog – written articles, Feature Matches, Pairings and Standings

Live Stream of Feature Matches and the Top Cut Matches will be streamed on our YouTube channel
https://www.youtube.com/user/OfficialYuGiOhTCG.

 


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