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The Arizona State Fair closes out 2020 announcing the next Arizona Lottery Cash Match Esports Series ONLINE event! Sign up as a solo player for the LIVE broadcasted, FREE Entry, 100% online Arizona Smash Bros Ultimate 1v1 Cup hosted by the Arizona State Fair. 

On Friday December 11th & Saturday December 12th, the Arizona State Fair returns to host an online Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament.  Smash Ultimate is a popular crossover action fighting game for the Nintendo Switch. Ultimate features over 80 playable fighters, including everyone from all previous Super Smash Bros. games, alongside several newcomers.

The Arizona Smash Bros Ultimate 1v1 Cup is a two-day OPEN online tournament with FREE entry with over $3000 in prize pool. Who will be crowned the Smash Ult Grand Champion in Arizona? 

Not ready to game but love to watch? You could win prizes from the Arizona Lottery and Arizona State Fair just for being a spectator on TWITCH.

Arizona Smash Bros Ultimate 1v1 Cup| 2-Day Tournament

Day 1 – 12/11/2020 | Group Stage Qualifiers (BO3 Round Robin) | 4pm-8pm

Day 2 – 12/12/2020 | Playoffs Bracket (BO5 Double Elimination) | 12pm – 6pm

 

General Info:

To register:

  1. Visit Smash.gg to create a new player profile
  2. After logged in, search for smash.gg/azstatefair
  3. Register for the Arizona Cash Match Esports Series
  4. After registering for the series, click on the event “Arizona Smash Ult 1V1 Cup” to sign up 

Group Stage Qualifiers (Friday @ 4pm) & Playoffs (Saturday @ Noon) are 100% online. After registering on Smash.gg (smash.gg/azstatefair), matches & start times will be visible from the event landing page the day of the event.

Your will be randomly assigned to a group of 6-8 other players, you will play each unique player in your group on Friday (Best of 3 matches); with the top 2 (if 8 groups) or top 4 (if 4 groups) players from each group moving onto Day 2’s eight-finals Playoff bracket. 

Please utilize Smash.gg’s bracket/schedule pages along with Arizona State Fair’s discord channel, to be ready for your upcoming matches. 

Top scoring players (W/L/D) from each group will move on to a double elimination playoffs bracket on Day 2. (Advancing teams will also be seeded to playoffs bracket based on performance from Day 1, which will be visible on Smash.gg after Group Stages complete)

This event will be LIVE streamed & commentated @ twitch.tv/azstatefair by SAK Gaming!

 

Requirements:

  • Entry: FREE
  • 21+ Age requirement
  • Sign-up as a Solo Player
  • Join and available on Discord during the event
  • Platform: Nintendo Switch (must have an internet connection; LAN adapter recommended)

Note: Players will be required to join the ASF Discord upon registering through Smash.gg. Support, event coordination, recruiting, & announcements are available in the channel.

 

Prizing:

  • Prize Pool: ($1,000 in Cash and $2,248 in prizes)
  • First Place: $500 + (5) Gamer Packs (5 admission, 5 concert tickets, 5 rides, 5 parking passes at Arizona State Fair)
  • Second Place: $200 + (5) Admission & (5) concert tickets at Arizona State Fair
  • Third Place: $100 + (5) Admission tickets to Arizona State Fair
  • Random Twitch Viewer Giveaways!
  • MVP: $100 + (1) Gamer Pack

 

General Rules:

  • The Arizona Smash Ult 1v1 Cup will be using the Frostbite 2020 Ruleset
    • https://docs.google.com/document/d/15ewUyIl0wu8RL70cQEJVk0P0fFmjC4IOBY9kKioyDLE/edit
  • All tournament players must join and be inside in the Arizona State Fair Discord
  • Tournament is region locked to eligible players from the United States
  • 3 stocks, 7:00 minutes each game
  • All sets before Top 8 are Bo3. Top 8 is Bo5
  • Be respectful to others always 

Stage Picks:

  • Battlefield
  • Final Destination
  • Town & City
  • Pokemon Stadium 2
  • Smashville

Counter Picks:

  • Kalos Pokemon League
  • Yoshi’s Story

Note:

  • Before counter picking, the winning players get 2 bans.
  • The losing player cannot go to the last stage they won on.

Rule Settings: 

  • Stock and time are set to 3 stock and 7 minutes
  • Final Smash Meter: Off
  • Spirits: Off
  • Damage Handicap: Off
  • Stage Selection: Choice
  • Items: Off and None
  • First to: 1 Win
  • Stage Morph: Off
  • Stage Hazards: Off
  • Team Attack: On
  • Launch Rate: 1.0x
  • Underdog Boost: Off
  • Score Display: Off
  • % Show Damage: Yes
  • Custom Balance: Off
  • Mii Fighters: All moveset combinations are legal

 

Before the Match: 

  • If you have not played in an online tournament, use this guide (below) on creating online rooms for tournaments on your Nintendo Switch
  • All current and future matches are displayed on the Smash.gg/azstatefair match dashboard page. If you have not played in an online tournament using smash.gg, please read this guide (below)
  • Participants will utilize the ‘Match Chat’ feature for their upcoming match on Smash.gg’s event dashboard. Once a team ‘checks in’ to their match, they will be able to communicate with and only with their opponents in the Smash.gg upcoming match. Here, they will communicate in-game invites to their opponents. Also, Discord will be available to reach out to opponents who are not responding on Smash.gg match chat. Make sure to communicate inside your specific ‘pool’ on Discord for ease. (Pools will be assigned night before Fridays group stages).
  • Matches must start as scheduled unless said otherwise. Some matches may be asked to delay for casting purposes; please stay active in the Az State Fair Discord for these requests. 
  • The team on the “top” of the match in the bracket on smash.gg/azstatefair will be responsible for inviting the opposing team to a battle arena in-client. 
  • If your opponent does not show up for 10 minutes after checking in, use the “Call Moderator” function on smash.gg and a TO will assess the situation. If they are delaying bracket, they will be disqualified.
  • If both players have checked in for their match but no match has started within 15 minutes, we will DQ whoever is responsible for the hold up

 

After the Match:

  • Both teams must record the score of the BO3 or BO5 in smash.gg/azstatefair
  • Please use the ‘notify a moderator’ feature in your smash.gg match IF there is a scoring dispute to report
    • If a moderator does not respond quickly, please then use the #tournament-support channel in the Az State Fair Discord
  • For guidance on hwo to report a match score, please read guide (below)

 

Smash.gg & Discord:

  • Your 2 primary methods of progressing through the tournament are Smash.gg & Discord
    • Smash.gg: Displays the upcoming matches, start times, teams and players therein, opponent communication/invites in Match Chat; and score reporting
    • Az State Fair Discord: Primary avenue for customer service from tournament admins, announcements from organizers, new instructions or changes, and an additional layer of team/ player communication outside of Match Chat in Smash.gg
  • Link to Discord: https://discord.gg/cKz5uUn
  • Link to Smash.gg: https://smash.gg/azstatefair

Disputes:

Match Reporting

  • If there is a player dispute about a match victory, make sure to take a screenshot of each game with win screen to show the TO

Lag Tests

  • This tournament does not require a LAN adapter, but it’s strongly recommended
  • In the event of a lag test, a TO will join the lobby and play a match with each player while the other remains as a spectator. The TO will then make the call on who was at fault for the lag. Whoever is at fault will be disqualified from the event. If the TO determines that there is lag on both sides or that there is no noticeable lag on either side, the match will continue from where it was before the TO was called.

 

Harassment

 

  • Players must be respectful of other Players, Tournament Admins, spectators, and sponsors:
    • Sportsmanship comes first. 
    • Yelling, threatening, inciting, swearing, and using inappropriate language in Discord will not be tolerated. Esports are to be treated as a professional activity that display the best the sport has to offer. 
    • Comments that are based on race, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical health conditions, or that are generally insulting or discriminatory in nature will not be tolerated.
    • Aggressive or violent behavior will not be tolerated.
    • Conflict or aggression with or towards other players will not be tolerated.
    • Any language, gestures, or behaviors that Tournament officials or event staff deem offensive will not be tolerated.

 

Players will receive a warning for displaying any of the mentioned behaviors or actions depending on severity. After receiving 2 warnings, the participant will be removed from the match. A maximum of 3 warnings will be issued. Upon receiving a 3rd warning, the participant will be removed from the tournament. Tournament officials and event staff reserve the right to ban, restrict, or eject players at any time. Tournament officials do reserve the right to immediately disqualify a player or team conditional upon severity. 

Spectators must be 21 or older to win prizes, which are selected at random during the live stream. Winners will need to contact the Arizona State Fair representative in order to claim their prize. Prizes will be mailed after proper documentation is received.

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