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RETURNING FOR A THIRD YEAR AT WASABICON! The fine folks at Video Game Rescue (located at 2415 Blanding Blvd #7, Jacksonville, FL 32210) will be hosting a weekly Super Smash Bros. Wii U Tournament in their store starting August 24, 2017. The winner of each tournament will win a free weekend pass to WasabiCon 2017 – and an invite to play against all the other winners in the tournament for the of the Sunshine State’s SUPER SMASH MASTER.
SIGN UP – 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
TOURNAMENT – 6:00 PM until complete
- TOURNAMENT 1: Thursday, August 24, 2017 at Video Game Rescue
- TOURNAMENT 2: Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Video Game Rescue
- TOURNAMENT 3: Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Video Game Rescue
- TOURNAMENT 4: Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Video Game Rescue
- TOURNAMENT 5: Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Video Game Rescue
- TOURNAMENT 6: Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Video Game Rescue
- TOURNAMENT 7: Thursday, October 5, 2017 at Video Game Rescue
- TOURNAMENT 8: Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Video Game Rescue
- TOURNAMENT FINAL: Sunday, 12:00 PM, October 22, 2017 at WasabiCon 2017
The final tournament will be hosted in Main Events at WasabiCon 2017 on Sunday at 12:00 PM.
Rules are based on the Paragon Los Angeles Rule Set.
- 2 stock, 6 Minutes, Items set to off.
- Custom Fighters is set to OFF.
- Mii Fighters are legal. Each setup will have 1Â1Â1Â1 Mii Brawlers/Swordsmen/Gunners available for use (Using Default A-F standard size Miis provided on console). No other specials for Mii Fighters will be allowed. Players are not allowed to transfer existing Miis to a setup.
- Amiibos are not allowed.
- Best of 3 sets, top 8 will be best of 5.
- If a match ends with a player using Bowsercide or Ganon’s Flame Choke the win will go to the initiator of the move.
- You cannot counter pick to any stage you have already won on.
- No excessive stalling.
- Gentleman’s Clause: Any stage may be played on if both players agree to it.
- Allowed controllers: Gamecube Controller, Wii U Pro Controller, Wiimote, 3DS (Wii U Gamepad is not allowed).
- Final Destination
- Dreamland 64
- Town & City
- Lylat Cruise
- Duck Hunt
- Omega Stages (if Final Destination is banned, Omega stages are as well)
First stage is decided by banning from the stage list in P1-P2-P2-P1 order.
Following stages decided by the winner banning 1 stage and then loser choosing.
All judgements of the Video Game Rescue Referees are FINAL.
The winner will be dubbed the Sunshine State’s SUPER SMASH MASTER. (Prize pack to be announced soon.)
Questions? Contact Video Game Rescue at (904) 361-3626 or email us at email@example.com.
We’re less than 100 days from WasabiCon 2017, so we’ve decided to host not one but TWO contests leading up to the convention. BONUS: you can enter BOTH CONTESTS. Here’s the info…
WIN A FREE PASS TO WASABICON 2017
This one’s pretty easy. We want you to RSVP as “Going” to WasabiCon 2017 on Facebook! Here’s how to enter:
- Go to www.facebook.com/events/134335700376144/
- You will see two buttons on the event: Interested and Going. Select Going.
- If you’re already RSVP’d as Interested – change it to Going.
- For every 500 Going, we will randomly give away a FREE PASS to someone who is RSVP’d as Going. SO INVITE YOUR FRIENDS!
- Already bought your pass? If you win, you’ll be reimbursed and your comp pass will be issued.
- The Fine Print
- No purchase necessary to enter or win!
- You must be a U.S. resident to participate in this social media contest.
- Winners will be notified via Facebook – so watch for updates!
- Contest ends one week before the convention.
WIN A NINTENDO SWITCH FROM WASABICON!
Have you bought your pass to WasabiCon 2017 yet? No? Well – here’s a reason you should: everyone who pays for a pre-registered pass to WasabiCon is entered to win a brand new Nintendo Switch. The name will be selected from the pre-registration list during opening ceremonies at the convention (time TBA) – and that’s it! You must be present at the convention during the weekend to pick up your prize. Entry can include a single day OR weekend pass.
So buy your pass today to enter: www.wasabicon.com/tickets