Youth Magic Programs

Level 3 Judge Rob McKenzie sits down with the folks from the MagiKids organization to talk about their philosophies around using Magic as a teaching tool. They’ll also go over things you’ll need and ways you can go about starting your own program.  While the course itself is being finalized along with the rest of […]

Running Your First Off-Site Event

Want to run an event bigger your space allows? First time renting a ballroom or event hall? This module will cover the things you need to consider and plans you need to make to take your events out of your store and maximize your attendance potential.   This course is currently being developed and is […]

Running an In-Store Tournament

Thomas Conmy from Judge Academy goes through the life cycle of a Magic tournament, from the planning stages at the start all the way to thanking your staff at the end. This walkthrough covers potential hurdles throughout the process and highlights some tips and topics to help you succeed. This course is currently being developed […]

What is Judge Academy?

Judge Academy Champion Thomas Conmy covers the basics: What is Judge Academy? What we’re about, our goals, and the benefits that our certified tournament officials can bring to your event spaces. This course is currently being developed and is targeted for a Q2 2022 release, We’re looking for retailer feedback on our course content and […]

Marketing and Social Media

Level 3 Judge and MTG Commander content creator Eric Levine loans us his years of experience in game stores and online retail. This module is designed to sharpen your skills and help you develop effective social media and marketing strategies to improve your events and draw new customers to your space. This course is currently […]

Raising Your Legal Awareness

Amin Sadri wants to help you raise your legal awareness in your store and at your events. This module will discuss Judge and Tournament Organizer roles and their potential legal responsibilities, raise questions about potential issues in your space, and generally help prepare you to watch for some of the different legal hurdles associated with […]

Philosophy of Event Staffing

Elizabeth Peotter from Ultra-Pro takes her years of experience around the industry to teach philosophy-based strategies to help you successfully attract staff to your event and encourage them to return in the future. Learn about focusing on the clarity of scope of your event to your players and judges, using a zone breakdown of your […]

Harnessing the Power of Prereleases

We chat with former Level 3 Judge David Zimet and Jesse Lopez of Cardbordia to talk about Magic The Gathering prereleases and their value. Not just their value but also how creating an environment that gives players unique experiences will improve your attendance numbers, player loyalty, and returning customers. This course is currently being developed […]

Accessibility for Everyone

Judge Academy Champion Matthew Fox of what challenges accessibility in a gaming environment can be faced with along with insights and strategies to help you create a space where everyone can play. This course is currently being developed and is targeted for a Q2 2022 release, We’re looking for retailer feedback on our course content […]

Building Welcoming and Inclusive Spaces

Level 2 Judge Meg Rickman and experienced LGS employee breaks down ways you can encourage inclusive behaviors, discourage toxicitiy, and set the stage to build a healthy welcoming community. This course is currently being developed and is targeted for a Q2 2022 release, We’re looking for retailer feedback on our course content and product offerings! […]

The Path to WPN Premium

We interviewed Jameson Reeves from Full Grip Games, who recently helped his store reach WPN Premium. We break down what Premium can mean for you and your players, how to meet the requirements needed, and why the application process can be used to your benefit. This course is currently being developed and is targeted for […]