eGaming Tournament Details

Game listing in alphabetical order.
Details subject to change at ‘Con.

Console Tournaments

Fighting Games

Common Rules

BYO-Controller or Joystick

  • Subject to inspection; we reserve the right to deny entry on questionable input devices.
    • Brook converters allowed.
  • Allowed to do Input device and bindings check before going live.

Double Elimination

  • If a player is a no-show within 5 minutes of being called for their match, sent to loser’s bracket and flagged.
  • If flagged participant does not show-up, the participant is disqualified and removed.

In-Progress Matches

  • Observe positive playing ethic.
  • “Pausing” rules (if you access a menu selection while in live matches)
    • Allowed to pause to forfeit a match.
    • 1 pause = May continue if both players agree.
    • 2nd pause = Forfeit “round”
    • 3rd pause = Disqualified from match and/or tournament, at organizer’s decision.
    • Intentional pausing to disrupt a round = disqualified and removed.

Equipment Issues or Failure

  • Call the organizer or assistant organizer and they will review.  

Unsafe or Rowdy Behavior, or “FanimeCon 2016 Code of Conduct” Violation

  • Automatic removal from the event.
  • Report to our Rovers and ConOPS.

Catherine

  • Time: Sunday 1:00 PM
  • Sign-Up Cap: 32
  • Format: 1v1 Double Elimination
  • Rules Set: Best of 3 games.
  • Additional Notes:
    • All stages are legal except Prison, Inquisition and Empireo
    • Will be PS3 and XBox-360 editions. (Subject to change at ‘Con)

Guilty Gear XRD Revelator

  • Time: Friday 3:00 PM
  • Sign-Up Cap: 32
  • Format: 1v1 Double Elimination
  • Rules Set: VS Mode, Best of 3, Finals: Best of 5
  • Additional Notes:
    • Based on Revelator demo

Killer Instinct

  • Time: Saturday 12:00 PM, Top 8 Finals at Stage Zero on Saturday @ 6:00 PM
  • Sign-Up Cap: 32
  • Format: 1v1 Double Elimination
  • Rules Set: 99 seconds, Best of 3, Top 8 Finals – Best of 5.
  • Additional Notes:
    • Losers may switch characters, winners cannot.
    • Tournament stops at top 8 and finishes at Stage Zero.

Nidhogg

  • Time: Sunday 4:00 PM
  • Sign-Up Cap: 32
  • Format: 1v1 Single Elimination
  • Rules Set: Best of 1, Semi / Finals: best of 3
  • Additional l Notes:
    • South Bay Button Masher event and prizing.
    • BYO-controller rule does not apply here. Controllers will be provided.

Pokkén Tournament (Wii-U)

  • Time: Friday 2:00 PM, Saturday 10:00 AM for “Top 8-Finals”
  • Sign-Up Cap: 32
  • Format: 1v1 Double Elimination
  • Rules Set: Best of 3, Top 8 Finals: best of 5
  • Additional Notes:
    • Loser of last match may change fighter Pokémon
    • Both players may change assist sets and cheer type between matches
    • Additional details to be announced at ‘Con.

Skullgirls 2nd Encore (PS4)

  • Time: Sunday 3:00 PM
  • Sign-Up Cap: 32
  • Format: 1v1 Double Elimination
  • Rules Set: Best of 3, Finals – best of 5
  • Additional Notes:
    • Lab Zero and Sanshee supported event

Smash Bros 4 (Wii-U)

  • Time: Sunday 12:00 PM
  • Sign-Up Cap: 96 / Pools setup
  • Format: 1v1 Single Elimination, Best of 3, round robin top 3
  • Rules Set: 2 stocks / No Items / Amiibo’s are banned / Mii Fighters On @ Default. 5-minute time limit. “Gentleman’s Rule” on map selection.
  • Additional Notes:
    • Wii Classic and Wii-U Pro Controllers allowed.
      • Must set up in-game.
      • If excessive setup time occurs, you must default to standard GCN controller.
    • Use of smash.gg for brackets.
    • Stage list:
      • Starters: Battlefield / Final Destination (anything omega) / Smashville / Dreamland 64 / Lylat Cruise / Tower and City
      • Counter-picks: Duck Hunt / Castle Siege / Delfino Plaza / Halberd / Umbra Clock Tower

Smash Bros Melee (GameCube)

  • Time: Friday 5:30 PM / Saturday 11:00 AM
  • Sign-Up Cap: 128, starting at 5:00 PM.
  • Format: 1vs1 Single Elimination pools (best of 3) Friday, Top 16 Double Elimination (best of 5) Saturday.
  • Rules Set: EVO 2016 rules set
  • Additional Notes:
    • Use of smash.gg for brackets.

Street Fighter V (PS4)

  • Time: Saturday 4:00 PM, Top 8 Finals at Stage Zero on Sunday @ 6:00 PM
  • Sign-Up Cap: 96, starting Saturday.
  • Format: 1v1 Double Elimination, Pools setup. Best of 3, Top 8/Finals “Best of 5”
  • Rules Set: 99 seconds, no handicap
  • Additional Notes:
    • Legacy controllers banned; Brook converters allowed.
    • Losers may switch characters, winners cannot.
    • Tournament stops at top 8 and finishes at Stage Zero.

Towerfall Ascension (PS4)

  • Time: Saturday 5:00 PM
  • Sign-Up Cap: 32
  • Format: 1v1 Single Elimination
  • Rules Set: Free-for-all, Headhunters to 10: best of 1; Round-of-8 and up will be 1v1, Last Man Standing to 5: best of 3
  • Additional Notes
    • South Bay Button Masher event and prizing.
    • BYO-controller rule does not apply here. Controllers will be provided.

Dance Games

Pump It Up tournaments in collaboration with the NorCal Pump It Up community.

Pump it Up (Medium Division)

  • Time: Saturday 1:00 PM
  • Event Details – https://www.facebook.com/events/579217508892514/

Pump it Up (Freestyle)

  • Time: Saturday 3:00 PM
  • Event Details – https://www.facebook.com/events/1532633970371346/

Pump it Up (Hard Division)

  • Time: Saturday 4:00 PM
  • Event Details – https://www.facebook.com/events/653437491460986/

Dance Central

  • Time: Friday 8pm

Just Dance 2016

  • Time: Sunday 2pm

3DS Pokémon “Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire”

Smogon Singles

  • Time: Friday 3:00 PM
  • Sign-Up Cap: 16
  • Format: 1v1 Singles “Smogon Singles”
  • Rules Set: Best of 1

VGC Doubles

  • Time: Sunday 3:00 PM
  • Sign-Up Cap: 32
  • Format: 1v1 Doubles “VGC Doubles”
  • Rules Set: Best 2 / 3; 3 / 5 for Winners/Losers/Grand Finals

Specialty Console Events

Tetris Medley

  • Time: Friday 3pm-6pm
  • Sign-up Cap: 30
  • Format: 5 different Tetris from various consoles.
  • Rules set: to be announced at ‘Con.

Gamer’s Gauntlet 2016 Edition

  • Time: Saturday 3pm-6pm
  • Sign-up cap: 30
  • Format: Mystery games.
  • Rules Set: Each mystery game will have a gimmick announced at ‘Con.

Hall of Gaming 2016 Edition

  • Sunday 12pm-3pm
  • Sign-Up Cap: 30
  • Format: 6 competition high score games.
  • Rules Set: Continuing “beat the high score” until end time.

PC Tournaments

Common PC Gaming Tournament Rules

BYO-Account (Bring Your Own Account)

  • Please do bring your own account for our PC tournaments.
  • eGaming will not be able to provide event-only PC accounts.

Team Games

  • Complete teams must be checked-in and present at call.
  • Substitutions allowed if applicable.
  • Will take waitlisted people if brackets are not filled at 1st rounds.

Technical Issues

  • In the event of computer or connection issues, please flag the organizer.
  • Organizer will stop match (call for in-game pause) if problem is significant.

Counter Strike – Global Offensive (CS-GO)

  • Time: Friday 5:00 PM
  • Sign-Up Cap: 80 (16 Teams of 5)
  • Format: 5v5 Single Elimination / Custom Competitive Mode
  • Rules Set:  Best of 1
  • Additional Notes
    • AFK Gamer Lounge hosted event and prizing.
    • Custom “Competitive” rounds setup
      • Best of 18 rounds, first to 10. (subject to change at ‘Con)
    • Pool of 6 maps, each team is allowed to ban one, then organizer randomize.
    • First Rounds at FanimeCon, Semis / Finals @ AFK Gamer Lounge
      • AFK Gamer Lounge Location below:
        • 163 W Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113
      • Semi’s/Finals date/time will be announced at ‘Con and before event start.
      • Semi’s/Finals will be streamed as a FanimeCon/AFK Gamer collaboration.

Heroes of the Storm (HoTS)

  • Time: Friday 1pm, Sunday 10am for Semi-finals
  • Sign-Up Cap: 48 (8 teams of 5 with 1 sub each)
  • Format: 5v5 Draft, Mid Bans, Single Elimination
  • Rules Set: Best of 1, Semi and finals – best of 3
  • Additional Notes
    • Latest client patch; Chromie is allowed.
    • Assigned teams can decide who can go first or coin-toss on bans and map choice.
    • “Mid bans” Definition
      • Two ban method: one before hero picks begin, and another halfway through the draft.
    • Map list to be declared at ‘Con.
      • Maps not allowed: Haunted Mines, Lost Mines

Hearthstone

  • Time: Saturday 6:00 PM, Semi/Finals 10:00 AM
  • Sign-Up Cap: 32
  • Format: 1v1 Single Elimination
  • Rules Set: “Conquest”, Best of 3, Semi-finals: Best of 5

League of Legends (LoL)

  • Time: Saturday 10am-12pm, 3pm-6pm (?)
  • Sign-Up Cap: 48 (8 teams of 5 with 1 sub each)
  • Format: 5v5 Draft, Single Elimination
  • Rules Set: Summoner’s Rift, Best of 1, semi-finals: best of 3
  • Additional Notes
    • Latest client patch.
    • Assigned teams can decide who can go first on bans or coin-toss.
    • Use of forfeit or “surrender” function allowed.
    • First Rounds at FanimeCon, Semis / Finals @ AFK Gamer Lounge.
      • AFK Gamer Lounge Location –
        • 163 W Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113
      • Semi’s/Finals date/time will be announced at ‘Con and before event start.
      • Semi’s/Finals will be streamed as a FanimeCon/AFK Gamer collaboration.