MTG Arena College Cup Key Dates And Events Announced

Check out the updates and new events coming soon to MTG Arena.

Spiteful Squad, illustrated by Manuel Castañón

Wizards of the Coast (WotC) has provided a series of important details for the upcoming College Cup and Arena Open.

Strixhaven Sealed Arena Open

May 8-9, players can enjoy the return of the Sealed Arena Open, this time featuring Magic’s newest set — Strixhaven: School of Mages.

  • Best-of-One Entry: Rowan sleeve; Seven wins: Will sleeve.
  • Best-of-Three Entry: Will sleeve; Seven wins: Rowan sleeve.

For more details on the Arena Open, click here.

College Cup

The Strixhaven College Cup will “challenge players to compete in various formats and represent their college of choice…” with “three ways to score points for your favorite college”:

  • Adding your college’s sleeve to your deck (unlocked by taking this quiz).
  • Using your college’s Avatar (unlocked through the Set Mastery web).
  • Using your college’s Tome Pet (available through Mastery Pass).
  • May 13–18: Test of Knowledge – Singleton Emeritus format
  • May 20–25: Test of Wit – 100-Card Treasure Standard format
  • May 27–31: Test of Leadership – Strixhaven Brawl format

The college most represented at the end of the competition will earn exclusive MTG Arena prizes.

Historic Brawl Fest

May 8-14, players can enter the Historic Brawl Fest for a chance to earn five Japanese alternate-art Mystical Archive card styles.

  • Gods Willing
  • Brainstorm
  • Doom Blade
  • Faithless Looting
  • Regrowth

Entry Fee: 2,500 gold or 500 gems.

Banned Cards

Channel Demonic Tutor Natural Order Tainted Pact

Schedule of Events

FNM @ Home

  • May 7: Historic Brawl
  • May 14: Challenger Decks
  • May 21: Artisan

Quick Drafts

  • April 30–May 14: Strixhaven: School of Mages
  • May 14–28: Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths

Special Events

Read the original article from Wizards of the Coast.