Presented by Salt Lake Comic Con 2014

Hosted by Utah 3DS StreetPass and Gamer’s Abbey

 

Smash Comic Con is being streamed live on Twitch.tv HERE! 

 

WHEN: Qualifiers:Thursday, September 4th – 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Friday, September 5th – 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Finals: Saturday, September 6th – 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

 

WHERE: Qualifiers: Radisson Salt Lake City Downtown – Wasatch Ballroom

215 W South Temple Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Finals:Salt Palace Convention Center – Room 155

100 SW Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

 

Online Registration is now CLOSED!

 

Salt Lake Comic Con is back for its second year, and with it, comes the second annual Super Smash Bros. Tournament with a new name – Smash Comic Con! We’re topping our previous tournaments in April by including not only Super Smash Bros. Brawl and Melee, but also the much requested Project M!

 

Players need to provide their own controller for matches – any controller that works with the game may be used, including Wii Remote, Wii Remote+Nunchuck, Wii Remote+Classic Controller, or GameCube Controller. If you plan on using a Wii Remote, you are encouraged to bring a back-up controller and batteries just in case.

 

If you need a controller for the tournament, we will have GameCube controllers that you can rent for $5 and an ID. When you are finished with the controller, we will give you your ID and $3 back.

 

TV’s, Wii/GameCube Systems, and copies of the games will be provided by Gamer’s Abbey.

 

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VENUES

For Preliminaries:

Radisson Salt Lake City Downtown(Room TBA)

75 South West Temple Salt Lake City, UT 84101

 

For Top 4 and Finals:

Salt Palace Convention Center – Room 155

100 SW Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

 

Downtown parking will be limited, so all attendees and spectators are encouraged to take UTA public transportation.

 

The finals will be held on Saturday, September 6 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in the Gaming room. All matches will be played out live on stage in that room.

 

Those who make it to the Top 4 in any of the tournaments will be given passes to enter the event for Saturday. All other spectators will need a pass to Salt Lake Comic Con to watch the event live. Passes that will get you into the event are a Saturday Only pass, a Multipass, a Gold Pass or a VIP Pass. To buy tickets, click here.
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TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

Thursday, September 4th @ Radisson

  • Registration starts at 12:00 PM.
  • All Brawl participants must be registered by 2:00 PM.
  • Brawl Pools will start at 3:00 PM.

 

Friday, September 5th @ Radisson

  • Registration starts at 10:00 AM.
  • All Project M participants must be registered by 12 PM with pools starting at 1 PM.
  • All Melee participants must be registered by 2 PM with pools starting at 3 PM.

 

Saturday, September 6th @ Salt Palace (room 155)

  • Matches for Brawl Top 4 will begin at 11:00 AM
  • Matches for PM Top 4 will begin around 2:00 PM
  • Matches for Melee Top 4 will begin around 4:00 PM

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TOURNAMENT RULES AND PROCEDURE

Super Smash Bros. Melee – 1 v 1

Super Smash Bros. Brawl – 1 v 1

Project M – 1 v 1

 

Rules will be based on a slightly modified version of the APEX 2014 Super Smash Bros. Melee, Brawl And Project M rule set.

 

These rules are subject to change leading up to the event date, but we will push news updates to make any changes known. Any player may be disqualified due to unfashionable behavior (insults, verbal/physical attacks, etc.) as seen fit by the tournament hosts. Anyone disqualified due to unfashionable behavior will not be refunded venue or entrance fees.

 

By participating in the tournament or attending the tournament as a spectator, you agree to abide by all rules, terms and conditions of the tournament and tournament venues. It is your responsibility to be familiar with these conditions.
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TOURNAMENT STRUCTURE

For each tournament there will be 8 pools with two stations per pool. Each player will play single matches, best 2 out of 3, with everyone in their pool until there are clearly two top placers who will move on to a 16 man double elimination bracket. Matches in the double elimination bracket with be best 2 out of 3 until the semi finals, finals, and grand finals, which will be best 3 out of 5.

 

Pool ties will be broken as follows:

  1. Number of sets won
  2. Winning percentage in games (win/loss ratio)
  3. Head-to-head

 

In the event of an X-way tie in Singles Pools after all tiebreakers are exhausted, a best-of-1 round robin will be played out between the X players until there is a clear order of placings.
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MONEY AND PRIZES

If you have any kind of pass to Salt Lake Comic Con 2014 and you pre-register for the tournament, you will not have to pay a venue fee. If you don’t want to purchase a SLCC pass, then you can buy a Tournament pass which will be $10.00 per tournament during pre-registration.

 

On-site registration will be offered, but a $10 processing fee will be added for both ticket options. If you already have a SLCC pass and do on-site registration, the price will be $10. If you buy a Tournament pass, the cost will be $20 per tournament.

 

Each separate tournament will have an entrance fee of $10 which will go directly to the prize pool of the respective tournament. You are not limited by the number of tournaments you can enter, so enter all three if you’d like.

 

Pre-Registration

  • SLCC Pass Holders: $0 venue fee + $10 per tournament
  • Non-SLCC Pass Holders: $10 venue fee + $10 per tournament

 

On-Site Registration

  • SLCC Pass Holders: $10 processing fee + $10 per tournament
  • Non-SLCC Pass Holders: $10 venue fee + $10 processing fee + $10 per tournament

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ENTRANCE FEES PAYOUT

Less than 100 Participants

1st place: 50%

2nd place: 25%

3rd place: 15%

4th place: 10%

TOTAL PAYOUT: 100%

 

100 or more Participants

1st place: 50%

2nd place: 25%

3rd place: 11%

4th place: 6%

5th place: 4%

6th place: 4%

TOTAL PAYOUT: 100%
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OTHER INFORMATION

Still have questions? Then check out the Smash Comic Con FAQ

For the preliminaries at the Radisson, outside food is permitted and we recommend that participants pack a lunch to the event, otherwise, we are near City Creek and other restaurants nearby where you’ll be able to recharge.

This tournament is organized by staff of Utah 3DS StreetPass and Gamer’s Abbey and is presented by Salt Lake Comic Con 2014.

Get updates when they happen through the Facebook Event page for this tournament. Mark yourself as “Going” to get notifications on updates.

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**All Events Schedules, Locations and Pricing are subject to change**

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