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The Midwest Gaming Classic hosts tons of fun tournaments, including all of these that will be held at our upcoming show!

 
Amiibo Tournament

Amiibo Tournament

Amiibo Tournament

Amiibo Tournament

Bring your best trained Amiibo figures to our 7th annual MIDWEST AMIIBO CHAMPIONSHIP!  Watch as Amiibo controlled CPUS duke it out for the right to be crowned champion! Figures must be formatted for SUPER SMASH BROS ULTIMATE.  Figures from Smash Wii U won’t work. Rounds will be 2 minutes with 3 stock.  The tournament will be single elimination.  Sign up begins 30 minutes prior to the start time.

Sunday, May 1st, 2022 from 12:00pm until 12:30pm

Sunday, May 1st, 2022 from 12:30pm until 2:00pm

Bovinium Quest (NES)

Bovinium Quest (NES)

Bovinium Quest (NES)

Bovinium Quest (NES)

AThe 2019 Midwest Gaming Classic VIG game cartridge is about as tough as a game gets! The top three scores face off on the stage, with the top score after one additional round taking home the prize! Prizes include a random swag bag from Piko Interactive which include Jim Power or 40 Winks soundtracks, Stone Protectors DVDs, 40 Winks N64 controllers and more!

Sunday, May 1st, 2022 from 10:00am until 12:00pm

Sunday, May 1st, 2022 from 12:00pm until 12:30pm

Clash: Guilty Gear -Strive- Tournament

Clash: Guilty Gear -Strive- Tournament

Clash: Guilty Gear -Strive- Tournament

Clash: Guilty Gear -Strive- Tournament

A 2-D “anime fighter” intended as a “complete reconstruction of the franchise”, Guilty Gear Strive retains the core essence of the series but revamps many features and mechanics. It introduces the “Wall Break” feature, which allows for stage transitions when a combo is initiated in the corner of the arena. You can experience the GG series’ satisfying play feel taken to a whole new level.

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Clash: Street Fighter V – Tournament

Clash: Street Fighter V – Tournament

Clash: Street Fighter V – Tournament

Clash: Street Fighter V – Tournament

Experience the intensity of the head-to-head battle with Street Fighterregistered V! The legacy of this classic 2-D fighting game franchise continues! Choose from 16 iconic characters, each with their own personal story and unique training challenges, then battle against friends!

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Clash: Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Clash: Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Clash: Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Clash: Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Gaming icons clash in the ultimate brawl you can play anytime, anywhere! Smash rivals off the stage as new characters Simon Belmont and King K. Rool join Inkling, Ridley, and every fighter in Super Smash Bros. history. Enjoy enhanced speed and combat at new stages based on the Castlevania series, Super Mario Odyssey, and more!

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Clash: Tekken 7 Tournament

Clash: Tekken 7 Tournament

Clash: Tekken 7 Tournament

Clash: Tekken 7 Tournament

Raise your fists and get ready for the ultimate battle on the newest generation of home consoles. Powered by Unreal Engine 4, the storied fighting franchise returns for another round in TEKKEN 7. With the faithful 3D battle system and gameplay intact, TEKKEN 7 takes the franchise to the next level with photo-realistic graphics and innovative features, and fighting mechanics. TEKKEN 7 resurrects the attitude, competitiveness rooted in its arcade DNA to provide the ultimate fighting experience.

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Donkey Kong Country Competition Cart (SNES)

Donkey Kong Country Competition Cart (SNES)

Donkey Kong Country Competition Cart (SNES)

Donkey Kong Country Competition Cart (SNES)

You’ve got 5 minutes to collect as many bananas as you can from this super fun cartridge! The top four in qualifying will face off on the stage to see who the banana king is! Prize TBA!

Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 4:00pm until 6:00pm

Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 6:00pm until 6:30pm

Excitebike (NES)

Excitebike (NES)

Excitebike (NES)

Excitebike (NES)

Race to be one of the top four fastest players to get through the first stage on Excitebike! If you are, you’ll get to face off with the other top players on stage to learn who is the fastest! Prizes include a random swag bag from Piko Interactive which include Jim Power or 40 Winks soundtracks, Stone Protectors DVDs, 40 Winks N64 controllers and more!

Friday, April 29th, 2022 from 9:00pm until 11:00pm

Friday, April 29th, 2022 from 11:00pm until 11:30pm

Exit Loop (NES)

Exit Loop (NES)

Exit Loop (NES)

Exit Loop (NES)

Can you make it through this incredibly hard NES game that was the 2020 Midwest Gaming Classic VIG game where one wrong move is inst-death? The top two qualifiers will get two runs apiece on stage to show who is best! Prizes include a random swag bag from Piko Interactive which include Jim Power or 40 Winks soundtracks, Stone Protectors DVDs, 40 Winks N64 controllers and more!

Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 12:00pm until 2:00pm

Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 2:00pm until 2:30pm

MGC Arcade Pak (NES)

MGC Arcade Pak (NES)

MGC Arcade Pak (NES)

MGC Arcade Pak (NES)

This year’s VIG cartridge is four games in one! Qualify by staying alive in NNNNNN as long as possible, and then face off against the top four on the stage in Super Homebrew War to determine the winner! Prizes include a random swag bag from Piko Interactive which include Jim Power or 40 Winks soundtracks, Stone Protectors DVDs, 40 Winks N64 controllers and more!

Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 4:00pm until 6:00pm

Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 6:00pm until 6:30pm

Midwest Tetris Championship: CTWC Qualifier

Midwest Tetris Championship: CTWC Qualifier

Midwest Tetris Championship: CTWC Qualifier

Midwest Tetris Championship: CTWC Qualifier

Competitors will play NES Tetris A-Type and try to get the highest score possible. Qualifying takes place Fri-Sun. After the qualifying round, players with the top 12 scores* will advance to the Top 12 round on Sunday. For full rules see CTWC.

Awarding a prize of $500

Friday, April 29th, 2022, all day

Saturday, April 30th, 2022, all day

Sunday, May 1st, 2022 from 10:00am until 12:00pm

Sunday, May 1st, 2022 from 12:00pm until 5:00pm

Rush 2049: Stunt Mode (Dreamcast)

Rush 2049: Stunt Mode (Dreamcast)

Rush 2049: Stunt Mode (Dreamcast)

Rush 2049: Stunt Mode (Dreamcast)

Do as many stunts as you can in 5 minutes! The top four qualifying scores will face off in a single 5-minute stunt mode online, with the top score being declared the winner! Prizes include a random swag bag from Piko Interactive which include Jim Power or 40 Winks soundtracks, Stone Protectors DVDs, 40 Winks N64 controllers and more!

Sunday, May 1st, 2022 from 10:00am until 12:00pm

Sunday, May 1st, 2022 from 12:00pm until 12:30pm

Samba de Amigo (Dreamcast)

Samba de Amigo (Dreamcast)

Samba de Amigo (Dreamcast)

Samba de Amigo (Dreamcast)

Get the highest score while shaking your maracas to Livin’ La Vida Loca on hard mode! The top four players will shake their maracas in head-to-head competition in a single-elimination bracket to determine who is the winner! Prizes include a random swag bag from Piko Interactive which include Jim Power or 40 Winks soundtracks, Stone Protectors DVDs, 40 Winks N64 controllers and more!

Friday, April 29th, 2022 from 9:00pm until 11:00pm

Friday, April 29th, 2022 from 11:00pm until 11:30pm

Sonic 2: Ring Challenge! (Genesis)

Sonic 2: Ring Challenge! (Genesis)

Sonic 2: Ring Challenge! (Genesis)

Sonic 2: Ring Challenge! (Genesis)

Run through Emerald Hill Zone as fast as you can making sure to grab the number of rings that we’ll tell you about! The fastest four runners move to the stage, where the number of rings will be changed and you’ll have a single run to try to win! Prizes include a random swag bag from Piko Interactive which include Jim Power or 40 Winks soundtracks, Stone Protectors DVDs, 40 Winks N64 controllers and more!

Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 12:00pm until 2:00pm

Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 2:00pm until 2:30pm

Sonic Adventure 1 (Dreamcast)

Sonic Adventure 1 (Dreamcast)

Sonic Adventure 1 (Dreamcast)

Sonic Adventure 1 (Dreamcast)

Speed Run Sonic Adventure’s first level, Emerald Coast, as fast as you can! The top four fastest qualifiers will meet on stage for a one-run live showdown! Prizes include a random swag bag from Piko Interactive which include Jim Power or 40 Winks soundtracks, Stone Protectors DVDs, 40 Winks N64 controllers and more!

Friday, April 29th, 2022 from 7:00pm until 9:00pm

Friday, April 29th, 2022 from 9:00pm until 9:30pm

Sonic Adventure 2 (Dreamcast)

Sonic Adventure 2 (Dreamcast)

Sonic Adventure 2 (Dreamcast)

Sonic Adventure 2 (Dreamcast)

Race to get the best time as you blast your way through City Escape! The top three scores will face off on the stage to determine who is the fastest! Prizes include a random swag bag from Piko Interactive which include Jim Power or 40 Winks soundtracks, Stone Protectors DVDs, 40 Winks N64 controllers and more!

Sunday, May 1st, 2022 from 12:00pm until 2:00pm

Sunday, May 1st, 2022 from 2:00pm until 2:30pm

Star Fox Competition Cart (SNES)

Star Fox Competition Cart (SNES)

Star Fox Competition Cart (SNES)

Star Fox Competition Cart (SNES)

Fly through this competition cart and blast your way to the top of the leader board! If you’re one of the top 4, you’ll have to do it once more on the stage, with the winner taking home the prize! Prizes include a random swag bag from Piko Interactive which include Jim Power or 40 Winks soundtracks, Stone Protectors DVDs, 40 Winks N64 controllers and more!

Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 10:00am until 12:00pm

Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 12:00pm until 12:30pm

Super Mario Bros 1 Speed Fire Flower (NES)

Super Mario Bros 1 Speed Fire Flower (NES)

Super Mario Bros 1 Speed Fire Flower (NES)

Super Mario Bros 1 Speed Fire Flower (NES)

Get to the flag while being Fire Flower Mario, in Super Mario Bros, in the shortest amount of time! The fastest four players will take the stage, with the fastest player (by in-game timer) being declared the winner! In case of a tie, the winner is determined by coins collected and then score. Prizes include a random swag bag from Piko Interactive which include Jim Power or 40 Winks soundtracks, Stone Protectors DVDs, 40 Winks N64 controllers and more!

Sunday, May 1st, 2022 from 12:00pm until 2:00pm

Sunday, May 1st, 2022 from 2:00pm until 2:30pm

Super Mario Bros 1 Upside Down Controller (NES)

Super Mario Bros 1 Upside Down Controller (NES)

Super Mario Bros 1 Upside Down Controller (NES)

Super Mario Bros 1 Upside Down Controller (NES)

Think you’re good at Super Mario Bros 1? Now hold the controller upside down and beat level 1-1 big and with firepower! The top four players will meet on stage for a one-run live showdown! Prizes include a random swag bag from Piko Interactive which include Jim Power or 40 Winks soundtracks, Stone Protectors DVDs, 40 Winks N64 controllers and more!

Friday, April 29th, 2022 from 7:00pm until 9:00pm

Friday, April 29th, 2022 from 9:00pm until 9:30pm

Super Mario Bros 3: 50 Coin Challenge (NES)

Super Mario Bros 3: 50 Coin Challenge (NES)

Super Mario Bros 3: 50 Coin Challenge (NES)

Super Mario Bros 3: 50 Coin Challenge (NES)

Race to collect 50 or more coins on the first level of Super Mario Bros 3 before crossing the finish line! The top four players will face off on stage to try to complete the same challenge to determine who will be the winner! Prizes include a random swag bag from Piko Interactive which include Jim Power or 40 Winks soundtracks, Stone Protectors DVDs, 40 Winks N64 controllers and more!

Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 2:00pm until 4:00pm

Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 4:00pm until 4:30pm

Super Monkey Ball 2: Monkey Target (GameCube)

Super Monkey Ball 2: Monkey Target (GameCube)

Super Monkey Ball 2: Monkey Target (GameCube)

Super Monkey Ball 2: Monkey Target (GameCube)

Play the Monkey Target mini-game in Super Monkey Ball and land one of the top scores! The top four qualifiers will face off on stage to determine who is the best Monkey of all! Prizes include a random swag bag from Piko Interactive which include Jim Power or 40 Winks soundtracks, Stone Protectors DVDs, 40 Winks N64 controllers and more!

Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 10:00am until 12:00pm

Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 12:00pm until 12:30pm

Tony Hawk Pro Skater 2 (Dreamcast)

Tony Hawk Pro Skater 2 (Dreamcast)

Tony Hawk Pro Skater 2 (Dreamcast)

Tony Hawk Pro Skater 2 (Dreamcast)

Shred your way to the top of the leader board in a 2 minute Time Attack in the Hanger! The top four players will take their skills to the stage for a single attempt to score the highest! Prizes include a random swag bag from Piko Interactive which include Jim Power or 40 Winks soundtracks, Stone Protectors DVDs, 40 Winks N64 controllers and more!

Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 2:00pm until 4:00pm

Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 4:00pm until 4:30pm

List subject to change.