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Event Highlights

160 Person cEDH Event

Test your skills in a competitive environment.

Fully Proxy Friendly

All proxies must be in color and use the recognizable artwork.

Huge Cash Prize Pool

$4k in prize support including payout to everyone that makes top 16.

Space for Casual Games

Utilize the hotel lounge/bar area to catch up with friends and jam games.


Subject to change
9:00 - 10:00am – Registration
10:00am – Players' Meeting
10:30am – Round 1
Round 2
Round 3
Round 4
Round 5
9:30am – Round 6
Round 7
Top 16 Semifinals
Top 4 Finals


Sonesta Atlanta Northwest Galleria puts you near the city's top-rated attractions. Enjoy easy access to downtown destinations such as the High Museum of Art, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, State Farm Arena, and Georgia Aquarium.

Room Blocks:

Sonesta Atlanta Northwest Galleria


Includes parking and destination fees

  • 6345 Powers Ferry Road NW
  • Atlanta, GA 30339

Event Exclusive Playmat

Available only for those who attend the event!

Grab this awesome The Cookout playmat designed by Mike Saad & Tim Gaedke!

The playmat will be available on site for anyone that attends the event.

Pre-purchase now
The Cookout Playmat


This event will be proxy friendly.

You will need to use "test cards" that are in color and utilize recognizable art or MDFC placeholder cards that are clearly written on. MDFC cards will require full text, mana cost, card type(s) and name.

If you choose to use MDFCs, you are limited to only 10 MDFC proxies. Additionally, you will need a print out of the cards to reference on the side.

You will not be allowed to slip printed pieces of paper in front of a magic card.

All alters must be approved before the event by our head judge, Max. Please send all alter inquiries to max@eminence.events or on our discord prior to the event to expedite registration on the day of the event.

The event will be 160 players, with 7 rounds before a cut to top 16. Each round will be 90 minutes. Day 1 will consist of swiss rounds 1-5. Day 2 will have the 6th and 7th round of swiss, then top 16 cut single elimination.

The Cookout will take place on 7/29-7/30 at the Sonesta Atlanta Northwest Galleria in Atlanta, GA. Day one will include 5 rounds of swiss and day 2 we will have 2 more rounds of swiss before breaking to top 16 to crown our champion.

The prizing is as follows: 1st place receives $1000, 2nd-4th receive $400, and 5th-16th receive $150.

You will need to purchase a ticket (link found at the bottom of this page) and pay $70 + any processing fees.

An Eminence account is free to sign-up for. It is required to pay for events, submit decklists, and view match pairings the day of the event.

If an individual that pre-registered for The Cookout is unable to attend for any reason, they will need to notify a member of the Eminence team at least one week before the event to be eligible for a full refund.

Anyone physically attending the event will be able to purchase the playmat on site.

You do not need to be playing in the tournament to purchase one. Competitors playing in the tournament will be able to pre-purchase as many playmats as they want.

No refunds will be issued for playmats three weeks before the event.

You can send us an email at contact@eminence.events or ask us on Discord!

Buy Tickets

Competitor Access Pass– $70

cEDH event entry

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