ASAPA presents

Animethon 25

Aug 10 - 12 / 2018 Shaw Conference Centre Edmonton Alberta Canada
/ Events / Gaming Hall / Console Tournament Gaming

Console Gaming Tournaments

In partnership with the Edmonton Smash Brothers Community, Edmonton Fighting Game Community, and Overklocked. Animethon is proud to present tournament gaming for consoles! You can pre-register online for all of our paid tournaments! (No refund) Online pre-registration opens on Sunday June 23, 2018 11:00am, and closes Thursday August 9th 2018 at midnight. Onsite registration available until tournament time begins or if registration is full. All information will be subject to change, please contact gaming@animethon.org if you have any questions. See below for tournament rules.


Register for the paid tournaments
Paid Tournaments ($10 each):
(Monetary prizes for winners including pot bonus X amount.)
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ ($100 starting cash prize)
  • Super Smash Bros for WiiU ($100 starting cash prize)
  • Super Smash Bros Melee ($100 starting cash prize)
  • Street Fighter V
  • BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle
Free-to-Play Tournaments:
(Item prizes for winners.)
  • Mario Tennis Aces Switch
  • Mario Kart 8 DX Switch
  • Pokken Tournament Switch
Console Competitive Tournament Schedule
Friday
  • Free Play - Dragonball Fighter Z, Street Fighter V, BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, Super Smash Bros for Wii U, Super Smash Bros Melee
Saturday
  • 12:00pm - 4:00pm BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Tournament
  • 12:00pm - 4:00pm Street Fighter V Tournament
  • 12:00pm - 6:00pm Super Smash Bros Melee Tournament
  • 12:00pm - 6:00pm Super Smash Bros Wii U Tournament
  • 4:00pm - 9:00pm Dragon Ball Fighter Z Tournament
  • 4:00pm BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Finals
  • 5:00pm Street Fighter V Finals
  • 7:00pm Super Smash Bros Melee Finals
  • 8:00pm Super Smash Bros for Wii U Finals
  • 9:00pm Dragon Ball Fighter Z Finals
Sunday
  • Free Play - Dragonball Fighter Z, Street Fighter V, BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, Super Smash Bros for Wii U, Super Smash Bros Melee
Casual (Free-to-Play) Tournament Schedule
Friday
  • 5:00pm  Pokken Tournament Deluxe
Saturday
  • 5:00pm  Mario Kart 8 DX Tournament
Sunday
  • 12:00pm  Mario Tennis Aces Tournament

Tournament Information and Rules

*All Rules are subject to change*
 

Super Smash Bros. for WiiU General Rules

You can pre-register online for all of our paid tournaments! (No refund) Tournament registration closes either once a tournament is full or after the first round has been completed in a tournament. All information will be subject to change, please contact gaming@animethon.org if you have any questions. See below for tournament rules.
 
  • Double Elimination
  • Best of 3 games
  • Game Settings: 2 Stocks, 6 Minute Time Limit
  • Items are disabled
  • Pause option is turned off. If left on, accidental pausing mid match will result in forfeit of a stock
  • You may not choose any stage you won on during a set, unless agreed upon by both players
  • A tie is determined by most stocks, and then if still tied, by percentage. If percentage is tied, the match is fully replayed.
  • You may not play on a stage that is not on the stage list
  • Custom Fighters and Custom Moves are set to off
  • All DLC characters are legal
  • Mii Fighters are legal. Each setup will have 1-1-1-1 Mii Brawlers/Swordsmen/Gunners available for use (Using a Default Mii). No other specials for Mii Fighters will be allowed. Players are not allowed to transfer existing Miis to a setup. In the case of doubles, Default Guest Miis should be picked to match the color of the team you are playing on
 
Stage List
Neutral Stages:
  • Battlefield*
  • Final Destination**
  • Lylat Cruise
  • Smashville
  • Town & City
 
Counter-Pick Stages:
  • Dream Land 64*
  • Omega Stages**
 
*Treated as Battlefield. If Battlefield is struck/banned, Dream Land 64 is also struck/banned and vice-versa.
** Treated as Final Destination in striking phase. If Final Destination is struck, Omega Stages are struck and vice versa. You may only choose the following Omega Stages: Palutena’s Temple, Suzaku Castle and Wily Castle.
 
Match Procedure
  • Players select their characters. Either player may choose to Blind Pick. In this case, each player secretly tells a third party their character before picking with the third party verifying their selections
  • Players play Rock-Paper-Scissors. Winner chooses between selecting controller port or first Stage Strike
  • Players take turns removing stages from the Neutral Stages list above based on the results of the previous rule. The first player to strike removes one(1) stage from the list, the second player removes two(2), and the first player then chooses from the remaining two(2) stages
  • The players play the first match of the set
  • Winning player of the preceding match bans a stage from the list of stages, both Neutral and Counter-Pick.
  • The losing player of the preceding match picks a stage for the next match. Cannot choose the stage banned in the previous step, nor a stage they’ve already won on during this set, unless agreed
  • The winning player of the preceding match may choose to change characters
  • The losing player of the preceding match may choose to change their characters
  • The next match is played
  • Repeat steps 5 through 10 for all subsequent matches until the set is complete

Super Smash Bros. Melee General Rules

You can pre-register online for all of our paid tournaments! (No refund) Tournament registration closes either once a tournament is full or after the first round has been completed in a tournament. All information will be subject to change, please contact gaming@animethon.org if you have any questions. See below for tournament rules.
 
  • Double Elimination
  • Best of 3 games
  • Game Settings: 4 Stocks, 8 Minute Time Limit
  • Items are disabled
  • Stalling with moves such as Jigglypuff’s Rising Pound or Peach’s Wall Bomber are banned
  • Glitches such as Ice Climber’s Freeze Glitch are banned
  • Pause option is turned off. If left on, accidental pausing mid match will result in forfeit of a stock
  • You may not choose any stage you won on during a set, unless agreed upon by both players
  • A tie is determined by most stocks, and then if still tied, by percentage. If percentage is tied, the match is fully replayed.
  • Playing as Master Hand is banned
  • You may not play on a stage that is not on the stage list
 
Stage List
Neutral Stages:
  • Final Destination
  • Battlefield
  • Yoshi’s Story
  • Dream Land
  • Fountain of Dreams
 
Counter-Pick Stages:
  • Pokémon Stadium
 
Match Procedure
  • Players select their characters. Either player may choose to Blind Pick. In this case, each player secretly tells a third party their character before picking with the third party verifying their selections
  • Players play Rock-Paper-Scissors. Winner chooses between selecting controller port or first Stage Strike
  • Players take turns removing stages from the Neutral Stages list above based on the results of the previous rule. The first player to strike removes one(1) stage from the list, the second player removes two(2), and the first player then chooses from the remaining two(2) stages
  • The players play the first match of the set
  • Winning player of the preceding match bans a stage from the list of stages, both Neutral and Counter-Pick.
  • The losing player of the preceding match picks a stage for the next match. Cannot choose the stage banned in the previous step, nor a stage they’ve already won on during this set, unless agreed
  • The winning player of the preceding match may choose to change characters
  • The losing player of the preceding match may choose to change their characters
  • The next match is played
  • Repeat steps 5 through 10 for all subsequent matches until the set is complete

Fighter Games General Rules

  • Players must check in with any bracket Animethon Gaming staff before the bracket starts
  • Animethon Gaming Bracket staff reserve the right to DQ late/no-show players
  • Players using wireless pads MUST DESYNC THEIR CONTROLLERS AFTER MATCHES
  • Do not hit the PS Home button on your pad between matches.
  • Please ask any Animethon Gaming if you are unclear of any rules or procedures.
  • Any player who interrupts a tournament match with their wireless pad will receive a DQ for their next match
  • Brooks convertors are allowed.
  • Cronus Max Plus and Titan One converters are banned.
  • All macros available via the in-game controller configuration menu are allowed.
  • Hardware programmable input entry, rapid-fire, or other hardware assisted mechanisms are strictly forbidden.
  • Players are allowed up to 1 minute between games. Players may call Animethon Gaming staff if the opponent is taking too long.
  • Any player who pauses during a match will receive a loss for that match. If this would be second loss in the set, they forfeit the set.
 

Dragon Ball Fighter Z

  • Default settings
  • 2/3 Rounds per Game
  • 2/3 Games per Set
  • 3/5 Games for Winner's Final/Loser's Final/Grand Final
  • Winner must keep their team
  • Loser may change teams
  • Random stage select or players may opt for an agreed stage
  • Legacy controllers are prohibited
 

Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition

  • Default settings
  • 2/3 Rounds per Game
  • 2/3 Games per Set
  • 3/5 Games for Winner's Final/Loser's Final/Grand Final
  • Winner must keep character
  • Loser may switch character
  • Winner may switch their character's V-Trigger ONLY if the Loser switches characters
  • Random stage select or players may opt for an agreed stage
  • The Kanzuki Beach and Skies of Honor stages are banned from play. If either stage is randomly selected repeat random stage selection process until a tournament legal stage appears.
  • Legacy controllers are prohibited
 

BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle

  • Default settings
  • 2/3 Rounds per Game
  • 3/5 Games per Set
  • Winner must keep their team
  • Loser may change teams
  • Legacy controllers are prohibited
 

Casual (Free to Play) Tournament Rules

Signups for available starting at 11am for all tournaments on site in the gaming hall .
 

Pokken Tournament Deluxe Rules


Free to enter with gaming or event pass
  • 16-32 players
  • Single elimination up to top 4
  • Double elimination for top 4 (time permitting)
  • Best of 1 round in team battle mode (3 characters vs 3 characters)
  • 1 player per switch through local lan connection
  • DLC characters available 
  • Allowed to bring own controller
  • Item prize for winner

Mario Tennis Aces Rules

Free to enter with gaming or event pass
  • 16-32 players
  • Singles vs.
  • Each player on seperate switch through local connection
  • Standard Play style
  • Marian Stadium Only
  • KO Loss On
  • First player to gain a 2 game lead wins.
  • If both players win 2 games each goes to a tiebreaker
  • Tiebreaker is first to 7 points
  • Item Prize for winner

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe rules


Team race tournament
Free to enter with gaming or event pass
  • Max 32 players
  • Team races 4 vs 4
  • 2 players per switch using 4 switches through local LAN connection
  • 150 cc with normal items 
  • Not all kart parts may necessarily be unlocked on every switch at the time of the tournament
  • Played with one joy con per player
  • Allowed to bring own joy con controller
  • Item prizes for winning team