Are you planning on attending a Mythic Championship Qualifier? Joining the main event at a Magicfest? Is your local store running a Competitive event with a big prize for first place? These sorts of events are run at Competitive Rules Enforcement Level and are designed to test your skill at Magic under pressure. Players are held to a higher standard than FNM’s and other casual events and there are a few extra rules that need to be followed. Whether you’re a PPTQ grinder of days gone by in need of a refresher or a complete newcomer, this article will guide you through the main things you need to know before you sit down to play.