December 13-15 #CommandFestDC

Welcome to CommandFest Washington DC!

CommandFest Washington DC is one of the first official Magic: The Gathering events dedicated to the beloved 100-card format, Commander! Join us for three days of events, play your favorite multiplayer formats alongside hundreds of other fans, meet many of your favorite artists, cosplayers, and personalities, and more!

CommandFest Washington DC starts in:

days
hours
minutes

Guests

Sheldon Menery
Sheldon Menery
Commander format creator
Bennie Smith
Bennie Smith
Complete Commander author
Brian David-Marshall
Brian David-Marshall
Mythic Championship Historian
The Professor
The Professor
Tolorian Community College
Justin Parnell
Justin Parnell
Commander VS
Jonathan Suarez
Jonathan Suarez
Commander VS
Jeremy Noell
Jeremy Noell
Commander VS
Stephen Green
Stephen Green
Commander VS
Ben Ulmer
Ben Ulmer
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Ben Wheeler
Ben Wheeler
LoadingReadyRun
Aaron Reed
Aaron Reed
Wizards of the Coast
Adam Styborski
Adam Styborski
Wizards of the Coast
Sean Tabares
Sean Tabares
Commander's Brew Podcast
Erin Campbell
Erin Campbell
Magic Mics
Donato Giancola
Donato Giancola
Artist
Noah Bradley
Noah Bradley
Artist
Christopher Moeller
Christopher Moeller
Artist
Ryan Pancoast
Ryan Pancoast
Artist
David Palumbo
David Palumbo
Artist
Lars Grant-West
Lars Grant-West
Artist
Christine Sprankle
Christine Sprankle
Cosplayer
Ashlen Rose
Ashlen Rose
Cosplayer
Nissa Cosplay
Nissa Cosplay
Cosplayer
Olivia Gobert-Hicks
Olivia Gobert-Hicks
CAG & Cosplayer
Tappy Toe Claws
Tappy Toe Claws
Cosplayer
Vanessa Martin
Vanessa Martin
Cosplayer
Gabby Kun
Gabby Kun
Cosplayer

Vendors

FREE On-Site Delivery!

Want to place a Star City Games website order and pick it up at Commandfest Washington DC? No problem!

  1. Place any Star City Games website order by noon on Tuesday, December 10.
  2. Select the Event Delivery: Commandfest DC option during the checkout process.
  3. Visit the Star City Games sales booth at any point during Commandfest Washington DC and pick up your order!

Gold Rush: Legendary Madness

Gold Rush: Legendary Madness Envelope

Gold Rush—one of our most popular Magic: The Gathering event promotions of all-time—is BACK and to celebrate CommandFest Washington DC every card is LEGENDARY!

For CommandFest Washington DC, we'll be setting aside two (yes, 2!) copies of every legal Commander, placing each individual card into its own Gold Rush: Legendary Madness envelope, then randomly distributing the envelopes to fans who participate in various CommandFest Washington DC events and activities including, but not limited to, all of the following:

Only available while supplies last!

Schedule

10:30am
4-Player cEDH ($25)

cEDH is a format defined by the best possible decks, fast games, and tight play. Think you’re up to the task? Bring your A-game and see if your best Commander deck has what it takes!

Tournament Info

Entry: $25 per player

Registration closes: 10:20am

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Three rounds with cut to top 4

Prizes

Each Round: Winner of each pod receives 100 Prize Wall tickets. All other players receive 20 Prize Wall tickets.

Top 4: Winner receives 1000 Prize Wall tickets. Other players receive 200 Prize Wall tickets.

11:00am
4-Player Casual Commander ($20)

Win or lose, Commander is all about having fun! Play your favorite 100-card deck, meet new friends and earn prizes just for playing!

Tournament Info

Entry: $20 per player

Registration closes: 10:50am

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Two rounds

Prizes

Each Round: All players receive 50 Prize Wall tickets.

11:30am
1v1 Brawl ($25)

Brawl combines the best aspects of Standard and Commander, supporting both 1-on-1 and 4-player games. Bring a Standard-legal, 60-card, singleton deck featuring a legendary Commander and battle opponents for prizes and glory!

Tournament Info

Entry: $25 per player

Registration closes: 11:20am

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Three rounds

Prizes
3-0-0300 Prize Wall tickets
2-0-1250 Prize Wall tickets
2-1200 Prize Wall tickets
1-0-2150 Prize Wall tickets
1-1-1150 Prize Wall tickets
1-2100 Prize Wall tickets
12:00pm
4-Player Oathbreaker ($20)

Oathbreaker is another recently introduced format that’s similar to Commander, but plays with 60 card decks, rather than 100. Additionally, instead of using a legendary creature as a Commander, players use one planeswalker and one "signature spell". Oathbreaker is great for Commander players looking to try something new!

Tournament Info

Entry: $20 per player

Registration closes: 11:50am

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Two rounds

Prizes

Each Round: All players receive 50 Prize Wall tickets.

1:00pm
4-Player Competitive Commander ($20)

Competitive Commander joins the fun and politics of Casual Commander with the goal of winning. If you’re used to playing traditional Commander but interested in competing for prizes, this is for you!

Tournament Info

Entry: $20 per player

Registration closes: 12:50pm

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Two rounds

Prizes

Each Round: Winner of each pod receives 100 Prize Wall tickets. All other players receive 30 Prize Wall tickets.

1:30pm
1v1 Duel Commander ($25)

Duel Commander replaces the political, multiplayer elements of Traditional Commander with intense, 1-on-1 gameplay. Duel Commander follows a separate set of specific deckbuilding requirements and banlist tailored to head to head play.

Tournament Info

Entry: $25 per player

Registration closes: 1:20pm

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Three rounds

Prizes
3-0-0300 Prize Wall tickets
2-0-1250 Prize Wall tickets
2-1200 Prize Wall tickets
1-0-2150 Prize Wall tickets
1-1-1150 Prize Wall tickets
1-2100 Prize Wall tickets
2:00pm
4-Player Casual Commander ($20)

Win or lose, Commander is all about having fun! Play your favorite 100-card deck, meet new friends and earn prizes just for playing!

Tournament Info

Entry: $20 per player

Registration closes: 1:50pm

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Two rounds

Prizes

Each Round: All players receive 50 Prize Wall tickets.

2:30pm
4-Player cEDH ($25)

cEDH is a format defined by the best possible decks, fast games, and tight play. Think you’re up to the task? Bring your A-game and see if your best Commander deck has what it takes!

Tournament Info

Entry: $25 per player

Registration closes: 2:20pm

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Three rounds with cut to top 4

Prizes

Each Round: Winner of each pod receives 100 Prize Wall tickets. All other players receive 20 Prize Wall tickets.

Top 4: Winner receives 1000 Prize Wall tickets. Other players receive 200 Prize Wall tickets.

3:00pm
4-Player Brawl ($20)

Brawl combines the best aspects of Standard and Commander, supporting both 1-on-1 and 4-player games. Bring a Standard-legal, 60-card, singleton deck featuring a legendary Commander and battle opponents for prizes and glory!

Tournament Info

Entry: $20 per player

Registration closes: 2:50pm

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Two rounds

Prizes

Each Round: All players receive 50 Prize Wall tickets.

3:30pm
1v1 Brawl ($25)

Brawl combines the best aspects of Standard and Commander, supporting both 1-on-1 and 4-player games. Bring a Standard-legal, 60-card, singleton deck featuring a legendary Commander and battle opponents for prizes and glory!

Tournament Info

Entry: $25 per player

Registration closes: 3:20pm

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Three rounds

Prizes
3-0-0300 Prize Wall tickets
2-0-1250 Prize Wall tickets
2-1200 Prize Wall tickets
1-0-2150 Prize Wall tickets
1-1-1150 Prize Wall tickets
1-2100 Prize Wall tickets
4:00pm
4-Player Pauper Commander ($20)

Looking to enjoy Commander on a budget? In Pauper Commander, the Commanders are Uncommon and the rest of the cards are Common!

Tournament Info

Entry: $20 per player

Registration closes: 3:50pm

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Two rounds

Prizes

Each Round: All players receive 50 Prize Wall tickets.

5:00pm
4-Player Casual Commander ($20)

Win or lose, Commander is all about having fun! Play your favorite 100-card deck, meet new friends and earn prizes just for playing!

Tournament Info

Entry: $20 per player

Registration closes: 4:50pm

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Two rounds

Prizes

Each Round: All players receive 50 Prize Wall tickets.

9:30am
4-Player cEDH ($25)

cEDH is a format defined by the best possible decks, fast games, and tight play. Think you’re up to the task? Bring your A-game and see if your best Commander deck has what it takes!

Tournament Info

Entry: $25 per player

Registration closes: 9:20am

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Three rounds with cut to top 4

Prizes

Each Round: Winner of each pod receives 100 Prize Wall tickets. All other players receive 20 Prize Wall tickets.

Top 4: Winner receives 1000 Prize Wall tickets. Other players receive 200 Prize Wall tickets.

10:00am
4-Player Casual Commander ($20)

Win or lose, Commander is all about having fun! Play your favorite 100-card deck, meet new friends and earn prizes just for playing!

Tournament Info

Entry: $20 per player

Registration closes: 9:50am

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Two rounds

Prizes

Each Round: All players receive 50 Prize Wall tickets.

10:30am
1v1 Brawl ($25)

Brawl combines the best aspects of Standard and Commander, supporting both 1-on-1 and 4-player games. Bring a Standard-legal, 60-card, singleton deck featuring a legendary Commander and battle opponents for prizes and glory!

Tournament Info

Entry: $25 per player

Registration closes: 10:20am

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Three rounds

Prizes
3-0-0300 Prize Wall tickets
2-0-1250 Prize Wall tickets
2-1200 Prize Wall tickets
1-0-2150 Prize Wall tickets
1-1-1150 Prize Wall tickets
1-2100 Prize Wall tickets
11:00am
4-Player Oathbreaker ($20)

Oathbreaker is another recently introduced format that’s similar to Commander, but plays with 60 card decks, rather than 100. Additionally, instead of using a legendary creature as a Commander, players use one planeswalker and one "signature spell". Oathbreaker is great for Commander players looking to try something new!

Tournament Info

Entry: $20 per player

Registration closes: 10:50am

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Two rounds

Prizes

Each Round: All players receive 50 Prize Wall tickets.

12:00pm
4-Player Competitive Commander ($20)

Competitive Commander joins the fun and politics of Casual Commander with the goal of winning. If you’re used to playing traditional Commander but interested in competing for prizes, this is for you!

Tournament Info

Entry: $20 per player

Registration closes: 11:50am

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Two rounds

Prizes

Each Round: Winner of each pod receives 100 Prize Wall tickets. All other players receive 30 Prize Wall tickets.

12:30pm
1v1 Duel Commander ($25)

Duel Commander replaces the political, multiplayer elements of Traditional Commander with intense, 1-on-1 gameplay. Duel Commander follows a separate set of specific deckbuilding requirements and banlist tailored to head to head play.

Tournament Info

Entry: $25 per player

Registration closes: 12:20pm

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Three rounds

Prizes
3-0-0300 Prize Wall tickets
2-0-1250 Prize Wall tickets
2-1200 Prize Wall tickets
1-0-2150 Prize Wall tickets
1-1-1150 Prize Wall tickets
1-2100 Prize Wall tickets
1:00pm
4-Player Casual Commander ($20)

Win or lose, Commander is all about having fun! Play your favorite 100-card deck, meet new friends and earn prizes just for playing!

Tournament Info

Entry: $20 per player

Registration closes: 12:50pm

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Two rounds

Prizes

Each Round: All players receive 50 Prize Wall tickets.

1:30pm
4-Player cEDH ($25)

cEDH is a format defined by the best possible decks, fast games, and tight play. Think you’re up to the task? Bring your A-game and see if your best Commander deck has what it takes!

Tournament Info

Entry: $25 per player

Registration closes: 1:20pm

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Three rounds with cut to top 4

Prizes

Each Round: Winner of each pod receives 100 Prize Wall tickets. All other players receive 20 Prize Wall tickets.

Top 4: Winner receives 1000 Prize Wall tickets. Other players receive 200 Prize Wall tickets.

2:00pm
4-Player Brawl ($20)

Brawl combines the best aspects of Standard and Commander, supporting both 1-on-1 and 4-player games. Bring a Standard-legal, 60-card, singleton deck featuring a legendary Commander and battle opponents for prizes and glory!

Tournament Info

Entry: $20 per player

Registration closes: 1:50pm

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Two rounds

Prizes

Each Round: All players receive 50 Prize Wall tickets.

2:30pm
1v1 Brawl ($25)

Brawl combines the best aspects of Standard and Commander, supporting both 1-on-1 and 4-player games. Bring a Standard-legal, 60-card, singleton deck featuring a legendary Commander and battle opponents for prizes and glory!

Tournament Info

Entry: $25 per player

Registration closes: 2:20pm

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Three rounds

Prizes
3-0-0300 Prize Wall tickets
2-0-1250 Prize Wall tickets
2-1200 Prize Wall tickets
1-0-2150 Prize Wall tickets
1-1-1150 Prize Wall tickets
1-2100 Prize Wall tickets
3:00pm
4-Player Pauper Commander ($20)

Looking to enjoy Commander on a budget? In Pauper Commander, the Commanders are Uncommon and the rest of the cards are Common!

Tournament Info

Entry: $20 per player

Registration closes: 2:50pm

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Two rounds

Prizes

Each Round: All players receive 50 Prize Wall tickets.

4:00pm
4-Player Casual Commander ($20)

Win or lose, Commander is all about having fun! Play your favorite 100-card deck, meet new friends and earn prizes just for playing!

Tournament Info

Entry: $20 per player

Registration closes: 3:50pm

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Two rounds

Prizes

Each Round: All players receive 50 Prize Wall tickets.

9:30am
4-Player cEDH ($25)

cEDH is a format defined by the best possible decks, fast games, and tight play. Think you’re up to the task? Bring your A-game and see if your best Commander deck has what it takes!

Tournament Info

Entry: $25 per player

Registration closes: 9:20am

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Three rounds with cut to top 4

Prizes

Each Round: Winner of each pod receives 100 Prize Wall tickets. All other players receive 20 Prize Wall tickets.

Top 4: Winner receives 1000 Prize Wall tickets. Other players receive 200 Prize Wall tickets.

10:00am
4-Player Casual Commander ($20)

Win or lose, Commander is all about having fun! Play your favorite 100-card deck, meet new friends and earn prizes just for playing!

Tournament Info

Entry: $20 per player

Registration closes: 9:50am

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Two rounds

Prizes

Each Round: All players receive 50 Prize Wall tickets.

10:30am
1v1 Brawl ($25)

Brawl combines the best aspects of Standard and Commander, supporting both 1-on-1 and 4-player games. Bring a Standard-legal, 60-card, singleton deck featuring a legendary Commander and battle opponents for prizes and glory!

Tournament Info

Entry: $25 per player

Registration closes: 10:20am

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Three rounds

Prizes
3-0-0300 Prize Wall tickets
2-0-1250 Prize Wall tickets
2-1200 Prize Wall tickets
1-0-2150 Prize Wall tickets
1-1-1150 Prize Wall tickets
1-2100 Prize Wall tickets
11:00am
4-Player Oathbreaker ($20)

Oathbreaker is another recently introduced format that’s similar to Commander, but plays with 60 card decks, rather than 100. Additionally, instead of using a legendary creature as a Commander, players use one planeswalker and one "signature spell". Oathbreaker is great for Commander players looking to try something new!

Tournament Info

Entry: $20 per player

Registration closes: 10:50am

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Two rounds

Prizes

Each Round: All players receive 50 Prize Wall tickets.

12:00pm
4-Player Competitive Commander ($20)

Competitive Commander joins the fun and politics of Casual Commander with the goal of winning. If you’re used to playing traditional Commander but interested in competing for prizes, this is for you!

Tournament Info

Entry: $20 per player

Registration closes: 11:50am

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Two rounds

Prizes

Each Round: Winner of each pod receives 100 Prize Wall tickets. All other players receive 30 Prize Wall tickets.

12:30pm
1v1 Duel Commander ($25)

Duel Commander replaces the political, multiplayer elements of Traditional Commander with intense, 1-on-1 gameplay. Duel Commander follows a separate set of specific deckbuilding requirements and banlist tailored to head to head play.

Tournament Info

Entry: $25 per player

Registration closes: 12:20pm

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Three rounds

Prizes
3-0-0300 Prize Wall tickets
2-0-1250 Prize Wall tickets
2-1200 Prize Wall tickets
1-0-2150 Prize Wall tickets
1-1-1150 Prize Wall tickets
1-2100 Prize Wall tickets
1:00pm
4-Player Casual Commander ($20)

Win or lose, Commander is all about having fun! Play your favorite 100-card deck, meet new friends and earn prizes just for playing!

Tournament Info

Entry: $20 per player

Registration closes: 12:50pm

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Two rounds

Prizes

Each Round: All players receive 50 Prize Wall tickets.

1:30pm
4-Player cEDH ($25)

cEDH is a format defined by the best possible decks, fast games, and tight play. Think you’re up to the task? Bring your A-game and see if your best Commander deck has what it takes!

Tournament Info

Entry: $25 per player

Registration closes: 1:20pm

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Three rounds with cut to top 4

Prizes

Each Round: Winner of each pod receives 100 Prize Wall tickets. All other players receive 20 Prize Wall tickets.

Top 4: Winner receives 1000 Prize Wall tickets. Other players receive 200 Prize Wall tickets.

2:00pm
4-Player Brawl ($20)

Brawl combines the best aspects of Standard and Commander, supporting both 1-on-1 and 4-player games. Bring a Standard-legal, 60-card, singleton deck featuring a legendary Commander and battle opponents for prizes and glory!

Tournament Info

Entry: $20 per player

Registration closes: 1:50pm

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Two rounds

Prizes

Each Round: All players receive 50 Prize Wall tickets.

2:30pm
1v1 Brawl ($25)

Brawl combines the best aspects of Standard and Commander, supporting both 1-on-1 and 4-player games. Bring a Standard-legal, 60-card, singleton deck featuring a legendary Commander and battle opponents for prizes and glory!

Tournament Info

Entry: $25 per player

Registration closes: 2:20pm

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Three rounds

Prizes
3-0-0300 Prize Wall tickets
2-0-1250 Prize Wall tickets
2-1200 Prize Wall tickets
1-0-2150 Prize Wall tickets
1-1-1150 Prize Wall tickets
1-2100 Prize Wall tickets
3:00pm
4-Player Pauper Commander ($20)

Looking to enjoy Commander on a budget? In Pauper Commander, the Commanders are Uncommon and the rest of the cards are Common!

Tournament Info

Entry: $20 per player

Registration closes: 2:50pm

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Two rounds

Prizes

Each Round: All players receive 50 Prize Wall tickets.

4:00pm
4-Player Casual Commander ($20)

Win or lose, Commander is all about having fun! Play your favorite 100-card deck, meet new friends and earn prizes just for playing!

Tournament Info

Entry: $20 per player

Registration closes: 3:50pm

Includes: One Gold Rush envelope

Structure: Two rounds

Prizes

Each Round: All players receive 50 Prize Wall tickets.

FREE Commander Matchmaking Available

Looking for new people to play with? Meet up at the Gathering Point every 30 minutes (on the :15 and :45) to get paired into a game!

4-Player Casual Commander ($10)

Win or lose, Commander is all about having fun! Play your favorite 100-card deck, meet new friends and earn prizes just for playing!

Tournament Info

Entry: $10 per player

Structure: One round

Prizes

All players receive 60 Prize Wall tickets.

4-Player Competitive Commander ($10)

Competitive Commander joins the fun and politics of Casual Commander with the goal of winning. If you’re used to playing traditional Commander but interested in competing for prizes, this is for you!

Tournament Info

Entry: $10 per player

Structure: One round

Prizes

Winner receives 100 Prize Wall tickets. All other players receive 30 Prize Wall tickets.

Registration

CommandFest Washington DC requires a badge to attend. To join the fun, purchase your 3-Day or 1-Day badge below, along with any add-ons that you wish to include. Badges will also be available for purchase on-site, but will include a surcharge.

1-Day Badge

CommandFest Washington DC
$40
  • 1-Day Access
  • Non-Foil Promo Sol Ring
  • One (1) On Demand Event Voucher
  • Six (6) SCG Personality Tokens
  • Commemorative Badge & Lanyard
Register Now!

3-Day Badge

CommandFest Washington DC
$100
  • 3-Day Access
  • Foil Promo Sol Ring
  • Three (3) On Demand Event Vouchers
  • Six (6) SCG Personality Tokens
  • Commemorative Badge & Lanyard
Register Now!

Party Ticket

CommandFest Washington DC
Requires 1- or 3-Day Badge
$75
Add a Ticket!

Come party with our special guests on Friday evening!

Sol Ring Swag Pack

CommandFest Washington DC
$25
Get the Pack!
Sol Ring Playmat and Deck Box

Add this Sol Ring playmat and deckbox to your CommandFest Washington DC registration!

Plan Your Trip

Washington, D.C. is the Capital of the United States and is home to iconic landmarks such as the White House, Lincoln Memorial, Library of Congress, and more. The D.C. area hosts over 20 million visitors annually, making it one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Magic: The Gathering players visiting this historic city can enjoy an abundance of entertainment options, including museums, live music venues, and world-class dining!

Location

Dulles Expo Center

4320 Chantilly Shopping Center
Chantilly, Virginia 20151
Hall Hours
Friday, Dec 13 10am - 9pm
Saturday, Dec 14 9am - 8pm
Sunday, Dec 15 9am - 7pm

Hotels

Holiday Inn

Chantilly / Dulles Expo
4335 Chantilly Shopping Center
Chantilly, VA 20151

Rate: $89.90 (single) or $99.00 (double)
Parking: Free
Distance from venue: On site (0.2 miles)

Call the hotel directly at (703) 815-6060 or reservations at (888) 269-9583 and identify yourself as part of the CommandFest Star City Games group or book your room online with the group code EM5. Rates guaranteed until Saturday, November 30 while availability lasts.


This hotel is located just a few miles from the Dulles International Airport and provides a complimentary shuttle service.

To request a pickup, please contact the hotel front desk directly at (703) 815-6060.

Upon departure, simply inform the front desk and they will arrange a shuttle to pick you up. Shuttle services are available every 30 minutes.


Transportation

Washington Dulles International Airport offers more than 300 scheduled flights daily, providing nonstop service from Dulles, Virginia to 86 domestic and 57 international destinations. The major airlines that fly out of Washington Dulles International Airport daily include American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta.

Washington Dulles International Airport offers car rental counters for Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Alamo, Sixt and Thrifty. If you expect to arrive late, we recommend that you contact your car rental company directly to arrange for a late arrival.