2023 Event Details

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Hunter Burton Memorial Open
March 17th – 19th, 2023
Hurst Conference Center
1601 Campus Dr.
Hurst, TX 76054
(See below for nearby hotel accommodations and discounts)

Pre-registration: HERE
Live Event Coverage:  HERE

Full List of Events:

3/17 Ian Jasheway Memorial RCQ 11:30am
3/17 Opening Ceremony 7:00pm
3/18 $15000 Magic Modern Hunter Burton Memorial Open 9am
3/18 cEDH 10:30am
3/18 $2000 Legacy 11am
3/19 $5000 Magic Pioneer 9am
3/19 $15k Magic Day Two 10am
3/19 cEDH 10:30am
3/19 $1k Vintage 11am
3/18 Standard RCQ 11am
3/19 Jeff Zandi Chaos Sealed 3pm

2023 HBMO Brought To You By:

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ULTRA-PRO
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AKON ANIME CONVENTION
GENERATION X COMICS & GAMES
DARK HOUND GAME CENTER
CARD MONSTER GAMES
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LAUGHING DRAGON
DAVE & ADAMS CARD WORLD
JUDGE ACADEMY
Silent Auction open Saturday and Sunday at 10am

Friday, March 17th, 2023

IAN JASHEWAY MEMORIAL SEALED RCQ

Format:  Sealed Deck
Entry Fee: $250

Full Event Details

VIP TEXAS-SIZED OPENING CEREMONY
(at the Hilton Garden Inn)

Cocktail party for VIPs, Guests, Artists, Staff, and Vendors. Dinner and live music is provided. Cash bar will be available. Silent auctions and other donation options will also be available.
Entry Fee:
General Admission: $50
Add-On Ticket: $25
*VIPs get complimentary entry into the cocktail party and can purchase an Add-On Ticket for a +1!

Saturday, March 18th, 2023

Various Constructed and Limited events each hour, on demand events at any time!

MAIN EVENT – Magic Modern $15k

Format:  Modern
Entry Fee:
– $80
– $200 VIP Registration  (Cocktail Party invite, VIP goodie bag, access to VIP lounge)
Pre-Registration is available and encouraged as cap is 650 players!
Event Doors Open : 8:00am
Onsite Registration Closes : 8:45am
Player Meeting : 9:00am
EVERY PLAYER RECEIVES:
– SPONSOR Goodie Bag Filled With Items

8 rounds of Swiss will be played on Saturday.
All players with 18 or more match points advance to Day 2.
5 additional rounds of Swiss will be played on Sunday before a cut to the top 8.

Prizes:
1st: $2000, Invitation to RC at DreamHack Dallas
2nd: $1500, Invitation to RC at DreamHack Dallas
3rd/4th: $1000
5th-8th: $600
9th-16th: $300
17th-32nd: $200
33rd-48th: $100

TOP 8 Also Receives:
– Custom HBMO Large D6
– Name Forever Engraved on the HBMO Trophy
– Custom HBMO Top 8 Playmat

Players can earn up to two byes for this event by playing in trials available on-site Friday, or in their local store.

Sunday, March 19th, 2023

Various Constructed and Limited events each hour, on demand events at any time!

MTG Pioneer $5k

Format: Pioneer
Entry Fee:
– $60
– $200 VIP Registration (Cocktail Party invite, VIP goodie bag, access to VIP lounge)
Pre-Registration is available and encouraged as cap is 226 players!
Event Doors Open : 8:00am
Onsite Registration Closes : 8:45am
Player’s Meeting : 9:00am
EVERY PLAYER RECEIVES:
– SPONSOR Goodie Bag Full of Items

Prizes:
1st:
$800, Invitation to RC at DreamHack Dallas
2nd: $600, Invitation to RC at DreamHack Dallas
3rd/4th: $400
5th-8th: $300
9th-16th: $100
17th-32nd: $50

TOP 8 Also Receives:
– Custom HBMO Large D6
– Custom HBMO Top 8 Playmat

Sunday – SIDE EVENTS

ZANMAN’s CHAOS SEALED EVENT
Start – 3:00pm
Entry –  $150 per player (limited to 16 players)
Format:  Chaos Sealed (6 different boosters from sets spanning the years of Magic)
The continuing tribute to our founder, Jeff Zandi. Players receive 6 randomized booster packs from Magic’s past.
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED!
Jeff 6

EVENT SPONSORS

Please visit our dedicated sponsors page to see all of the people and companies that have made amazing contributions to the annual event and support the cause of spreading awareness about suicide!  (CLICK HERE)

COLE KIRKMAN – “In loving memory of Kelci Lawrence from her loving family”
BRIAN SULLIVAN – “In memory of JJ Kelley”
ERIN GIDDINGS – “In memory of Brandon Mills… Miss you old friend!”
GREG BURTON – “In loving memory of my son, Hunter Burton.”

VENDORS

There will be several Magic and other vendors at the event. Stay tuned for specifics.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

The Hilton Garden Inn is attached to the Hurst Conference Center. It has discounted room rates available to HBMO attendees by using the booking information below. Additional amenities are listed below :

Hilton Garden Inn Dallas at Hurst Conference Center
1615 Campus Drive
Hurst, Texas, 76054

Online Booking by clicking this link:
BOOK NOW- HILTON GARDEN INN, HURST

Call the hotel directly, use the group code:
“Hunter Burton Memorial”
(817) 281-5800

Hotel Amenities Include:

  • Complimentary covered parking with access to all guest room floors
  • Complimentary wired and wireless WI-FI in all guest rooms
  • Garden Grill Restaurant serving breakfast and dinner with evening room service. Breakfast hours of 7:00 am – 11:00 am Saturday and Sunday.
    Dinner and Bar hours 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm.
  • Hotel Bar featuring daily specials
  • Fitness center featuring upgraded Precor equipment – open 24 hours
  • Indoor swimming pool/hot tub – open 24 hours
  • Large outdoor patio with a gas fire pit
  • Microwaves, mini-fridge, and Keurigs in all rooms


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