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The Midwest Gaming Classic hosts tons of fun tournaments, including all of these that were hosted at our 2022 show! We’ll start announcing 2023 tournaments in late Summer / early Fall!

 
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

Beat the Air Hockey Pro

Beat the Air Hockey Pro

Beat the Air Hockey Pro

Beat the Air Hockey Pro

Think you’re good at air hockey? We’ll have a number of pro players on hand that you can challenge on Saturday!

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

Sunday, May 1st, 2022 from 10:00am until 11:00am

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

Digimon Tournament

Digimon Tournament

Digimon Tournament

Digimon Tournament

The Digimon Card Game is a competitive trading card game. Each player has a companion Digimon in the battle area to attack the opponent. Your Digimon evolves, gets stronger, and gains new power! You win by beating your opponent’s security (reducing your opponent’s Security Area cards to zero) and delivering a knockout blow!

This tournament is a standard format tournament. Up for grabs is a Digimon the Next Adventure box.

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

Sunday, May 1st, 2022 from 2:00pm until 4:00pm

Juniors Air Hockey

Juniors Air Hockey

Juniors Air Hockey

Juniors Air Hockey

For those who are younger who want a chance to play in a totally fun air hockey tournament, this is for you! Stop to sign up before it starts and secure a spot, and then get the chance to go head-to-head with kids in attendance for the show!

Sunday, May 1st, 2022 from 1:00pm until 3:00pm

Magic: Sunday Commander

Magic: Sunday Commander

Magic: Sunday Commander

Magic: Sunday Commander

Bring your Commander deck and face off against others to see who will be legendary! Winner will receive a box of Commander Legends, with store credit for the top four based on how many players enter!

Sunday, May 1st, 2022 from 11:00am until 12:00pm

Sunday, May 1st, 2022 from 12:00pm until 4:00pm

Midwest Pinball Championship presented by Game Exchange of Colorado

Midwest Pinball Championship presented by Game Exchange of Colorado

Midwest Pinball Championship presented by Game Exchange of Colorado

Midwest Pinball Championship presented by Game Exchange of Colorado

Our yearly tournament returns! 64 players face off in two separate qualifying sessions, with the top 12 from each session moving on to the finals to determine who is the best pinball player at the MGC! Please note, ALL players MUST sign up for slots early and must have a valid MGC admission and tournament entry to play. The tournament costs a separate $25 and contains prize support. See official rules for details. Special thanks to Game Exchange of Colorado for sponsoring the tournament!

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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

Shufflegames

Shufflegames

Shufflegames

Shufflegames

Slide Pucks, Enjoy Life! We live this when we’re playing our shuffleboard games or we’re working or just hanging out. We hope/wish that our customers, friends and shuffleboard game players can join us in adopting this philosophy. Our creative team has not only designed new “Target Shuffleboard” table games, we also make our own tables. Using professionally printed graphic decals, our playing tops are totally unique and enhance & enable how you play our games. In other words, new shuffleboard games need new playing guidelines to pull everything together. Debuting a couple new game boards that will appeal to a wide audience.

Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 11:00am until 12:00pm

Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 2:00pm until 3:00pm

Sunday, May 1st, 2022 from 11:00am until 12:00pm

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

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

Yu-Gi-Oh: Standard Format

Yu-Gi-Oh: Standard Format

Yu-Gi-Oh: Standard Format

Yu-Gi-Oh: Standard Format

Do you think you have what it takes to become the king of games? Playing along with the standard format means you can use cards from as early as the very first set of Yu-Gi-Oh!, In addition, you must also abide by Konami’s Forbidden and Limited List (https://www.yugioh-card.com/uk/limited/). There you will see what cards you can and cannot use.  Test your skills with this format! Up for grabs is a box of Grand Creators!

Friday, April 29th, 2022 from 6:00pm until 7:00pm

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

Sunday, May 1st, 2022 from 11:00am until 12:00pm

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

List subject to change.