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Red Bull Untapped 2021 is Here!

September 28, 2021
Wizards of the Coast

Red Bull and tournamentcenter, through MTGMelee, are back again with Red Bull Untapped 2021!

Compete against fellow Magic players from around the world online in MTG Arena for a prize pool totaling nearly $200,000 up for grabs:

  • $20,000 at each of six international online events
  • $25,000 across the Japan online qualifier and tabletop finals events
  • $45,000 across the Portugal online qualifier and tabletop finals events

Each online international event is a two-day event with the second day featuring four Top 16 flights and prize totals of over $20,000.

  Top 1–16 Top 17–32 Top 33–48 Top 49–64
1st Place $4,000 $2,000 $1,000 $500
2nd Place $2,000 $1,000 $500 $200
3rd–4th Place $1,000 $500 $200 $100
5th–8th Place $500 $200 $100 $0
9th–16th Place $200 $100 $0 $0
Prize Total: $11,600 $5,600 $2,300 $900

Prize details for the tabletop Japan and Portugal events, for qualifiers and finals, will be announced later.

Event Schedule

The tournament series features six international online events beginning October 16 and continuing through November 28, plus online qualifiers and tabletop finals events in both Japan and Portugal.

All event times:

  • 8:50 a.m. local time: Check-in cut off.
  • 9:00 a.m. local time: Event starts.

Red Bull Untapped 2021 - International Online Events

  • Format: Traditional Standard
  • Structure: Best-of-Three Swiss rounds based on attendance, with cut to Top 64. Day 2, four flights of Top 16 players.
Number Event Dates Local Time Zone Event Registration
#1 October 16–17 EST (GMT -5) October 2–15
#2 October 23–24 CEST (GMT +2) October 9–22
#3 October 30–31 JST (GMT +9) October 16–29
#4 November 13–14 MT (GMT -7) October 31–November 12
#5 November 20–21 JST (GMT +9) November 6–19
#6 November 27–28 CEST (GMT +2) November 13–26

Red Bull Untapped 2021 - Japan

October 23–24: Online Qualifiers

November 6: Finals

  • Format: Historic
  • Structure: Best-of-Three Swiss rounds, with cut to Top 8
  • Participants: 500
  • Prize pool: $25,000 to the Top 64

Red Bull Untapped 2021 - Portugal

November Dates TBD: Online Qualifiers

December 9–12: Finals

  • Format: Standard
  • Structure: Best-of-Three Swiss rounds, with cut to Top 8
  • Participants: 500–1,500
  • Prize pool: $45,000 to the Top 16

The Top 16 slots for the Portugal Finals are as follows:

  • 8 slots: Top 8 Portugal Online Qualifiers
  • 6 slots: International Online winners
  • 1 slot: Japan winner
  • 1 slot: Red Bull Untapped 2020 winner

Your Time to Shine: Register Now

Are you a Magic competitor who's been looking to test their pro-level prowess? This is your chance to make your entrance on the international Magic stage and challenge top players with cash prizes up for grabs.

Registration for events is open to all players with an active MTG Arena account. (Note that some events may have additional regional eligibility rules.) Registration is limited, and once the cap is reached, registration will close.

Sign up to play in Red Bull Untapped 2021 now!

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