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News and updates

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Sept 13-15, RIT Inn and Conference Center  Just Games and Commander Sealed are proud to present the D&D Epic “Drums of the Dead” from 10 am to 2 pm on Sept 14 and 15 at the RIT Inn and Conference Center. From 6 – 10 pm […]
We are hosting a series of D&D events, including back to back Saturday / Sunday runs of the famous Drums of the Dead epic. Friday will be a PHB Celebration event. These events are fundraisers for the Trevor Project and Trans Lifeline, held this Sept 13-15 […]
Auction items continue to go live, and this week we have a beautiful painting donated by artist Allen Douglas of his piece Reflection Net painted in oil on board, for the Magic Arena release of Lost Caverns of Ixalan. View the auction
About us

Enjoy Magic the Gathering and great causes 

We’re not just another Magic tournament – we’re Commander Sealed of Rochester NY, supporting amazing charities and bringing in great artist and creators since 2018. Operated by our local game store, Just Games. 

Featured events

Check out the heavy hitter attractions, but be sure to read our full schedule for all the side events, artists, content creators, and vendors

Welcome Party

Grab a bite to eat, get a sealed deck, and meet people while playing Magic

Sealed Main Event

Choose your charity, build your deck, and play 3 rounds of Swiss! 

Side Events

Play side events, get prize tickets, win fabulous MTG goodies

Sealed Auction

Drop off your sealed chaff in our charity auction box, bid to win on Sunday morning

Pictures from Commander Sealed

Check out all the fun we had at our recent Commander Sealed charity event where we raised over $44,000 to benefit the Trevor Project and Trans Lifeline

What people are saying about Commander Sealed

Check out what folks are saying about last prior year’s events

I can’t compliment [the] staff and the players enough… I look forward to seeing you all again.”

Steven Belledin

2023 Artist

The most fun I’ve had playing Magic in years. The atmosphere was fantastic, and the hosts/players were all welcoming and friendly. A great event for a great cause. Looking forward for the next one!

James Robert

2022 Main Event

Discord pairings and submitting results was amazing!!! Overall it was awesome and I can’t wait to play next year!

Corey Stark

2022 Main Event

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Our Team

Our event staff are drawn from game store owners, professional fundraisers, and Magic judges from around the upstate NY region. 

Dean Gootee

Format Creator & Marketing

Matthew Vercant

Tournament Organizer

Josie Fowler

Store Manager

Gunnar Wuher

Talent Coordinator & Stream Host

Gray Beedle

Graydon Beadle

Head Judge

Eric Cripps

Eric Cripps

Head Judge

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