Super Smash Bros for Wii U Tournament Rules


  • Single Elimination
  • 32 Player Cap
  • Up to 32 Player waitlist
  • Random Seeding

Match Rules

  • All sets will be played 1 vs 1 best of 3 matches
  • 2 stock, 6 minute timer
  • Items Disabled
  • Starter Stages: Battlefield, Final Destination, Smashville, Town & City, Dream Land
  • Available Stages: Battlefield, Final Destination, Smashville, Lylat Cruise, Town & City, Castle Siege, Delfino Plaza, Duck Hunt, Halberd, Dream Land
  • No Omega stages

Character Rules

  • No custom moves
  • No custum equipment
  • Default Miis are allowed
  • No Transfering characters to the Wii U
  • DLC Characters are allowed
  • No Amiibos

First Match Character Selection

  • Both contestants will provided a card to select their starting fighter in secret.
  • Both will reveal together and that will be their fighter

First Match Stage Selection

  • Stage Strike from the 5 starter stages for first match
  • Player 1 picks one to ban, Player 2 picks two to ban, Player 1 selects stage from remaining 2

Subsequent Matches

  • Winner of previous match bans one of the Available Stages
  • Loser of previous match will select stage
  • Winner of previous match selects fighter
  • Lower of previous match selects fighter

Additional Rules

  • You may not select a stage you have previously won, unless both players agree
  • Ties after time limit expired will be determined by stock, then percentage. If still tied a 1 stock 1:00 minute tiebreaker match will be played. Map will be randomly selected from the Available Stages list. Players will use same fighters as in tied match.
  • To participate participants must sign up in Video Gaming by 9:30am Sunday.