Upper Deck Day was an organized event promoted by Upper Deck that took place at locations throughout North America on February 7 – 8, 2009,[1] instead of the delayed Crimson Crisis Sneak Preview event originally scheduled to be held the same days.[2]

The event featured the Duelist Challenge, which involved a giveaway of various of prizes for the first time ever offered at a Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game event.


The top three finishers at each location received a highly valuable prize card, and the winner took home a "Gold Sarcophagus". All top finishers received an entire box of cards. Additional prizes included rare Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game play mats, t-shirts and other promos. Players also had a chance to receive promotional cards and other great prizes throughout the weekend.

Place Prize
1st Gold Sarcophagus, 2 boxes of recent product, entry into a $250,000 cash drawing
2nd Shrink, 2 boxes of recent product
3rd Des Volstgalph, 2 boxes of recent product
4th Nationals 2007 Cyber Dragon playmat, 2 boxes of recent product
5th-8th 2 boxes of recent product
9th-16th 1 box of recent product
17th-64th 3 booster packs of recent product[citation needed]

Also released were Hobby League Promotional Cards, Tournament Packs, SJC-EN001 Cyber-Stein, playmats and various other random prizes.


  1. Upper Deck Announces Upper Deck Day (Archive)
  2. Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Crimson Crisis Sneak Preview Canceled (Archive)
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