The Sanctuary Open Series - cPDH - November 2023

Nov 4, 2023

Event Details

We're happy to announce that the third installment of The Sanctuary Open Series will be taking place Saturday,November 4, 2023 at 4pm ET in the Sanctuary PDH Discord Server (https://discord.gg/xG6CBvfwny)! Registration is open now through 11:59 PM ET November 3, 2023.

What is cPDH?

Pauper Commander (PDH) is a variant of Commander (EDH) in which decks are made up entirely of commons with the exception of the commander(s) which can be any uncommon creature (or uncommon Background if the chosen creature has "Choose a Background." You can read the official rules and the banlist at the PDH Home Base (https://www.pdhhomebase.com/rules).

Tournament Structure; Rules

The tournament will consist of a number of Swiss rounds with a cut to to single elimination rounds based on attendance. The tournament will be run at Competitive REL and use Monarch Development's Multiplayer Supplemental Tournament Rules and the Multiplayer Supplemental Infraction Procedure Guide (MSTR & MIPG) (https://github.com/MonarchDevelopment/MIPG-and-MSTR).

Decklists are required and must be submitted via Command Tower prior to the start of the tournament. Decklists do not have to be submitted at the time of registration.

This tournament will be 100% proxy friendly. Proxies must be in color and show the official art of the card which they portray and be in full-color. No use of online playtest platforms (ex. Moxfield, Cockatrice, etc.) will be permitted.

All of the tournament rules and guidelines can be found at www.sanctuarypdh.com as well as the #rules-and-guidelines channel in the Discord server. If you have any questions, please reach out in the Discord server (https://discord.gg/xG6CBvfwny) or via email to sanctuarypdh@gmail.com


Cash prizes will be issued to those making it to the single elimination rounds based on attendance.

Coverage Release; Rules Agreement

By registering for the event, you hereby acknowledge and agree that:

  • (i) you consent to your participation in the tournament being recorded, livestreamed, or otherwise memorialized (including via audio, video, and text) and your participation, as well as your name, username, and decklist may be used by the tournament organizer (or other parties authorized by the tournament organizer) in connected with coverage and content relating to the event;

  • (ii) you have read, understand, and agree to abide by all of the rules and guidelines on the Sanctuary PDH website (located at https://www.sanctuarypdh.com/info-rules); and

  • (iii) you are 18 years of age or older, or have the permission of your parent or legal guardian to participate.


  • 4:00 pm ET: Player Meeting
  • ~4:10 pm ET: Round 1 Begins (90 minutes)


The Sanctuary Open Series - cPDH - November 2023

Entry Fee – $16