MagicFest Operations CORE (July to September)

Organizer: CFB Events
Judge manager: CFBEvents Staff Manager
Event type: Grand Prix
REL: Competitive/Professional (GP)
Format: Mixed Formats
Event date(s): July 1, 2019-Sept. 30, 2019
Location: Various, United States of America
Venue: Worldwide
Applications accepted through: April 5, 2019

Event Information


Experienced Operations Team members capable of providing excellent customer service on the MagicFest floor are crucial to running an excellent event, and CFB Events is excited to invite you to join our onsite Operations CORE Team.  This application covers Operations positions over a three month period and provides more stability and predictability for Operations positions at MagicFest events from July 1 through September 30, 2019.


The window for this leadership application will close at 11:59 PM (23:59) PDT on Friday, April 5th.


NOTE:  This application is not completed through Judge Apps.  Please use the link at the end of this application to join our onsite Operations CORE Team!


3-4 Days


In order to provide a stellar experience for players and staff we would like staff members interested in joining our Operations Team to commit to all three days of the MagicFest. This will ensure that all members of the Operations Team are familiar with the processes they will need to make the weekend a success.  


If we can’t bring you on for a specific MagicFest through this application, we encourage you to apply through the event specific application – we’d still love to see you there!




Operations Team members work on all fo the non-judging facets of a MagicFest event - Registration, Prize Wall, Prize Tix, Check-In and Back of the House. Members of the Operations CORE Team will have the experience and flexibility to help out in any of these roles as the eb and flow of the MagicFest dictate.


As part of our Operations CORE Team you may be asked to:



The Operations CORE Team at CFBE Events have a typical shift time of 10-12 hours  There is a one hour lunch and at least one additional break during your shift.  Operations CORE Team members must be available from 7:00 a.m. (7:00) Friday morning until 7:00 p.m. (19:00) Sunday night.




Joining the Operations CORE Team through this application will provide you with early acceptance for quarter 3 (July-Sept) of 2019. Default compensation rates include booster boxes from the most recent Standard set. Successful applicants may select an all-cash option prior to each GP you attend if that is prefered. Compensation rates that do not include boxes are listed in brackets after the default rates.


Compensation rates for Operations CORE Team (does not include Thursday Set-Up):


Daily Compensation

( All cash option)

3 Days

(All cash option)


$150 & 3 boxes


$450 & 9 boxes



€125 & 3 boxes


€375 & 9 boxes


Operations Team members selected through this application are also able to apply for Thursday Set-Up at the standard rate of $150 and two booster boxes in the US, €125 and two booster boxes in Europe.

A survey to accepted staff will be sent out seven (7) weeks prior to each event. That survey will allow you to:

  • Elect to take the all cash option.
  • Request scheduling options.

Please remember that failure to fill out this survey will result in the default compensation that includes boxes.


All team members are independent contractors and are required to complete appropriate tax paperwork and a contract with either CFB Events, tournamentcenter, or both.


An example of the CFB Events contract is available here:


An example of the tournamentcenter contract is available here:


This paperwork must be filled out PRIOR to each individual MagicFest.


Application Process

With so many potential Team members and dates, we have opted to use a Google Form for this application. To join our onsite Operations CORE Team, please click on the link below. We hope to see you at multiple events in the third quarter of 2019!

Staff Members

Note: As you are not on staff for this event, some users may be hidden from the staff list, in accordance with their privacy settings. You can always see the full staff list if you are either part of the staff yourself, or otherwise, after the event is over.

Name Level Region Role
Ryan Darris
Level 2 USA - Southwest Staff
Jessica Livingston
Level 2 USA - South Staff
Lonneke Onrust
Uncertified BeNeLux Staff
Mashi Scanlan
Uncertified USA - Southwest Staff
CFBEvents Staff Manager
Uncertified USA - North Staff