You must have a personal endorsement from an L2 or L3 judge to become Level 1. This can take time, and we STRONGLY suggest building that relationship as soon as possible. To see what this means and why it’s required, please read Endorsement Information.
SBAs are the garbage collectors of magic. If SBAs weren’t checked regularly, the game would end up in a garbage fire. We’ll go over each individual state that can occur that requires the garbage collector to come make a “pick up” in a moment. For now, just think of it like the “clean up step” that happens continuously throughout the game.