Tournament Rules

Tournament Rules might change in certain tournament events. If there are changes, it will be noted in the Tournament Event Information.

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift
Double Elimination
99 second time
Random Stages
2/3 Rounds
2/3 Matches
3/5 Matches at Winner’s Finals, Loser’s Finals and Grand Finals
Winner keeps character.
Loser chooses another character (If they want)

Guilty Gear XX Accent Core
Double Elimination
2/3 rounds
2/3 matches
3/5 matches at Winner’s Finals, Loser’s Finals and Grand Finals
90 second time
Random Stages
Winner keeps character.
Loser chooses another character (If they want)
Gold, Shadow, EX characters are banned from tournament play
GG Mode and GGX Mode are banned from tournament play
Kliff and Justice are banned from tournament play

Mortal Kombat 9
Double Elimination
2/3 rounds
2/3 matches
3/5 matches at Winner’s Finals, Loser’s Finals and Grand Finals
90 second time
Random Stages
Winner keeps character.
Loser chooses another character (If they want)

Naruto Gekitou Ninja Taisen! 4 1 on 1
Double Elimination
3/5 rounds
2/3 matches
3/5 matches at Winner’s Finals, Loser’s Finals and Grand Finals
90 second time
Random Stages
Winner keeps character.
Loser chooses another character (If they want)
Invincibility Glitches are banned from tournament play
Akamaru and OTKN are banned from tournament play

Naruto Gekitou Ninja Taisen! 4 3 on 3
Double Elimination
2/3 matches
3/5 matches at Winner’s Finals, Loser’s Finals and Grand Finals
180 second time
Random Stages
Winner keeps character.
Loser chooses another character (If they want)
Invincibility Glitches are banned
Dead Body Infinites are banned from tournament play but you can finish the combo string if your opponent is under “Dead Body” conditions

Naruto Shippuden: Clash of Ninja Revolution 3 1 on 1
Double Elimination
2/3 rounds
2/3 matches
3/5 matches at Winner’s Finals, Loser’s Finals and Grand Finals
90 second time
Random Stages
Damage Setting: 1
Stage Transition: Off
Obstacles: Off
Winner keeps character.
Loser chooses another character (If they want)

Naruto Shippuuden: Gekitou Ninja Taisen! EX3
Double Elimination
2/3 Rounds
2/3 matches
3/5 matches at Winner’s Finals, Loser’s Finals and Grand Finals
99 second time
Random Stages
Winner keeps character.
Loser chooses another character (If they want)
Damage Setting – 3
Stage Transition – Off
Obstacles – Off

Persona 4: Arena
Double Elimination
Default Time
Random Stages
2/3 Rounds
2/3 matches
3/5 matches at Winner’s Finals, Loser’s Finals and Grand Finals
Winner keeps character.
Loser chooses another character (If they want)

SoulCalibur V
Double Elimination
60 second time
Random Stages
3/5 Rounds
2/3 matches
3/5 matches at Winner’s Finals, Loser’s Finals and Grand Finals
Custom Characters are banned from tournament play.
Winner keeps character.
Loser chooses another character (If they want)

Street Fighter III Third Strike
Double Elimination
99 second time
Random Stage
2/3 Rounds
2/3 Matches
3/5 matches at Winner’s Finals, Loser’s Finals and Grand Finals
Winner keeps character.
Loser chooses another character (If they want)
You have an option to choose a different SA each match.
Gill is banned from tournament play.

Street Fighter X Tekken
Double Elimination
99 second time
Random Stage
2/3 Rounds
2/3 Matches
3/5 matches at Winner’s Finals, Loser’s Finals and Grand Finals
Winner keeps character.
Loser chooses another character (If they want)
Gems are banned from tournament play.
PS3 Exclusive Characters are banned from tournament play.

Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Double Elimination
3 Stock
7 Minute Time Limit
Items Off
Random Stages
2/3 matches
3/5 matches at Grand Finals
Before the match starts, each player can ban one stage.

Neutral
Final Destination

Battlefield
Yoshi’s Island
Smashville
Pokemon Stadium 1

Counterpicks
Delfino Plaza

Castle Siege
Frigate Orpheon
Halbred
Brinstar
Lylat Cruise

Winner keeps character.
Loser chooses another character and/or stage (If they want).  If loser picks stage and character, the opponent can choose another character.

Super Smash Bros. Melee 1 on 1
Double Elimination

Stages will be random first match
Fountain of Dreams
Pokemon Stadium
Kirby’s Dreamland
Battlefield
Final Destination
Yoshi’s Story

These stages are banned completely:
Yoshi’s Island

Fourside
Hyrule Temple
Flatzone
Brinstar Depths
Icicle Mountain
Big Blue
Mushroom Kingdom 1
Venom
Yoshi’s Island 64
Peach’s Castle
Kongo Jungle
Onett

4 Stock
8 Minute matches
2/3 Matches
3/5 matches at Winner’s Finals, Loser’s Semi Finals and Loser’s Finals
4/7 matches at Grand Finals
Items Off
Dave’s Stupid Rule (DSR): No stage may be used twice in a single match, either by random select or by picking
Winner keeps character unless opponent picks a stage.
Loser may choose another character (If they want) and stage (You must pick the stage that is available in the tournament).

Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix
Double Elimination
99 second time
Random Stage
2/3 Rounds
2/3 Matches
3/5 matches at Winner’s Finals, Loser’s Finals and Grand Finals
Winner keeps character.
Loser chooses another character (If they want)
Akuma is banned from tournament play.

Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition Ver. 2012
Double Elimination
99 second time
Random Stage
2/3 Rounds
2/3 Matches
3/5 matches at Winner’s Finals, Loser’s Finals and Grand Finals
Winner keeps character.
Winner can choose another Ultra if Opponent chooses a different character.
Loser chooses another character (If they want)

Tekken Tag Tournament 2
Double Elimination
80 Second Time
Random Stages
3/5 Rounds
2/3 matches
3/5 matches at Winner’s Finals, Loser’s Finals and Grand Finals
Winner keeps characters and character order.
Loser chooses another character(s) (If they want)

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3
Double Elimination
2/3 matches
3/5 matches at Winner’s Finals, Loser’s Finals and Grand Finals
99 second time
Random Stages
Winner keeps characters, assists and character order.
Loser chooses different characters, assists and/or character order (If they want)

Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown
Double Elimination
Default Time
Random Stages
3/5 Rounds
2/3 matches
3/5 matches at Winner’s Finals, Loser’s Finals and Grand Finals
Winner keeps character.
Loser chooses another character (If they want)
Dural is banned from tournament play

Rules are subject to change. If you have any questions regarding about the rules, please email me at thewill@willvolution.com

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