Every sanctioned event is run with a specific REL, so what does REL mean? REL is an acronym that stands for Rules Enforcement Level. The REL of each event informs players and judges what to expect about procedures, technically correct play, and rigidity of the rules. The REL of an event depends on the prizes […]
This Judge Academy module will get you up to speed on the definitions, penalties, and fixes for three of the most common Game Play Errors in Magic: Missed Trigger Looking at Extra Cards Hidden Card Error
Welcome to the second Judge Academy module covering Game Play Errors. This module will go over: Mulligan Procedure Error Game Rule Violation Failure to Maintain Game State Lets get started!
Backing up during a game of Magic is way to restore a game state damaged by a mistake after that mistake has been noticed. Players often use partial fixes at the kitchen table or casual play. The result, at least from the players point of view, is a restored game and justice. So, it’s only […]
Hello everyone and welcome to this module. In the next few minutes, we will cover about half of the Tournament Errors. We will specifically cover: Tardiness Outside Assistance Slow Play Insufficient Shuffling This will include a brief definition of the infraction, possible applications and examples, as well as pointing out specific or noteworthy elements about […]
Tournament Errors cover problems that occur during a tournament that aren’t the result of violating the comprehensive rules. This is the second Judge Academy module about Tournament Errors and will go over: Decklist Problems Deck Problems Marked Cards Limited Procedure Violations Communication Policy Violations
So, you’ve been studying the IPG for a while now, and you already know the difference between Game Play Errors and Tournament Errors. But now we’re about to embark on a new kind of infraction – Unsporting Conduct. In the case of Unsporting Conduct, we’re talking about infractions that don’t necessarily happen in the context […]
Welcome to this Judge Academy module! We are going to talk about some infractions on the Magic Infraction Procedure Guide that fall into the Unsporting Conduct category. They are: Improperly Determining a Winner Bribery and Wagering Theft of Tournament Materials Stalling Cheating Lets get started!
This is the final test for the Competitive REL Policy Badge. This quiz has a 2 week cooldown, and will need at least an 80% to pass. Before you begin, make sure you have a stable internet connection and do not refresh or close the page as doing so will count as a submission.