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Amiibo Tournament

Amiibo Tournament

Amiibo Tournament

Amiibo Tournament

Bring your Amiibos to the MGC Main Stage for the return of the popular MGC Super Smash Bros Amiibo tournaments… now using the Nintendo Switch! Bring your own Amiibo, and see how it does in the competition!

Saturday, April 13th, 2019 from 2:30pm until 4:00pm

Sunday, April 14th, 2019 from 1:30pm until 3:00pm

Donkey Kong Arcade Archives (Switch)

Donkey Kong Arcade Archives (Switch)

Donkey Kong Arcade Archives (Switch)

Donkey Kong Arcade Archives (Switch)

When the original Donkey Kong was released for the Switch, they decided to make a new caravan mode! In caravan mode, you play the game for five minutes to compete for the top score, and that’s exactly what you’ll be doing at the Midwest Gaming Classic! Top score, wins!

Saturday, April 13th, 2019 from 10:00am until 7:00pm

King of Fighters ’98 (PS4)

King of Fighters ’98 (PS4)

King of Fighters ’98 (PS4)

King of Fighters ’98 (PS4)

We’ve partnered with Neo Geo World Tour, and if you can dominate the challengers at the MGC, you’ll have a chance to take on the world! If you can survive this incredible tournament, you’ll win a flight to the finals, $500 in spending money, a full set of Brook Super Converters, a Neo Geo World Tour Winner hoodie, and more! End time of tournament may change based on quantity of competitors. Advance registration can be done at https://www.smash.gg/ngwt2milwaukee

Saturday, April 13th, 2019 from 11:00am until 3:00pm

King of Fighters XIV (PS4)

King of Fighters XIV (PS4)

King of Fighters XIV (PS4)

King of Fighters XIV (PS4)

We’ve partnered with Neo Geo World Tour, and if you can dominate the challengers at the MGC, you’ll have a chance to take on the world! If you can survive this incredible tournament, you’ll win a flight to the finals, $500 in spending money, a full set of Brook Super Converters, a Neo Geo World Tour Winner hoodie, and more! End time may change based on quantity of competitors. Advance registration can be done at https://www.smash.gg/ngwt2milwaukee

Sunday, April 14th, 2019 from 11:00am until 3:00pm

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch)

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch)

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch)

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch)

Strap in and get ready to ruin friendships with the kart racer where foreign objects are completely legal! Race your way out of four-player matches, where the top two seeds consistently advance all the way to the Final Four. This tournament is a 150CC, NO COM, 4 Races competition where tracks are curated for each round and progressively get harder.

Sunday, April 14th, 2019 from 12:00pm until 2:00pm

Metal Slug (PS4)

Metal Slug (PS4)

Metal Slug (PS4)

Metal Slug (PS4)

The Neo Geo World Tour is firing up Metal Slug for a first level challenge! Whoever can beat the first level with the most points, wins! Note, this tournament will start following the KOF98 tournament, event schedule time is an estimate.

Saturday, April 13th, 2019 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm

MGC Cosplay Championship

MGC Cosplay Championship

MGC Cosplay Championship

MGC Cosplay Championship

Come see one of the most fun Cosplay contests around! Svengoolie and Bright Eyes Cosplay co-host this fun event presented by Spooky Pinball, LLC! With prizes for the best male, female, and group costumes, this is a fun event to watch or participate in! Entry is completely free, but you do need to register between noon and 7pm at the Cosplay Lounge near the stage.

Saturday, April 13th, 2019 from 7:00pm until 8:00pm

Midwest Tetris Championship

Midwest Tetris Championship

Midwest Tetris Championship

Midwest Tetris Championship

The popular Midwest Tetris Championship returns! This is the largest Tetris tournament in the Midwest and one of the longest running ones in the country. If you think you have what it takes to fit pieces into the right spots to eliminate lines and earn lots of points, you’ve come to the right spot! Players will play a qualifying round on the NES version of Tetris, A style. The top 12 people will return to participate in a fun ladder style elimination tournament Sunday! Winners will receive certificates commemorating their play!

Saturday, April 13th, 2019, all day

Sunday, April 14th, 2019 from 10:00am until 12:00pm

Sunday, April 14th, 2019 from 12:00pm until 3:00pm

Splatoon 2 (Switch)

Splatoon 2 (Switch)

Splatoon 2 (Switch)

Splatoon 2 (Switch)

You’re a kid now! You’re a squid now! Splatoon 2 is making a splash at MGC this year with a Duos tournament for teams of two to join in for some local play against other Splat Squads (BRING YOUR SWITCH!!). Best 2 out of 3 matches will be held for teams climbing our single elimination bracket in the popular modes of Tower Control, Splat Zones and Clam Blitz. This tournament will be hosted by Jerelly Rose, a high ranking player!

Star Fox Competition Cart (SNES)

Star Fox Competition Cart (SNES)

Star Fox Competition Cart (SNES)

Star Fox Competition Cart (SNES)

When Star Fox was coming out, Nintendo created a special Competition Cart version of the game that timed you for just five minutes and challenged you to get the highest score! Now, many years later, we have one of the original Competition Carts in hand, and are ready for you to try to get your best score! The person with the highest score at the end of the competition time wins a certificate!

Saturday, April 13th, 2019 from 10:00am until 7:00pm

Street Fighter 2 (PS4)

Street Fighter 2 (PS4)

Street Fighter 2 (PS4)

Street Fighter 2 (PS4)

KICKING IT OLD SCHOOL… The legendary fighting game which was seen in almost every arcade is crashing the video game competition space. This tournament is open to all, whether you are a seasoned pro or a newcomer who puts all their hopes into mashing. Be sure to join us for this 32-person single elimination tournament that is sure to bring back arcade memories. Casual setups will have arcade sticks provided, but the tournament is BYOC (bring your own controller) to suit all play styles.

Saturday, April 13th, 2019 from 4:00pm until 6:00pm

Super Breakout (2600)

Super Breakout (2600)

Super Breakout (2600)

Super Breakout (2600)

How much of the wall can you defeat? When you play version 7 of Super Breakout, the walls keep coming, and you have to keep the ball alive as long as possible to survive! How many points you can score will determine your final placement in this tournament!

Sunday, April 14th, 2019 from 10:00am until 4:00pm

Super Mario Kart (SNES)

Super Mario Kart (SNES)

Super Mario Kart (SNES)

Super Mario Kart (SNES)

Qualify by taking on one of the courses in the iconic Super Mario Kart for the SNES and being one of the top four qualifying scores! The top four scores at the close of qualifying are invited to return at 7pm for an incredible head-to-head Battle Mode challenge! The fourth seed will battle the first seed and the second and third seeds will duke it out in a best two-of-three to determine who the final two are, before facing each other! The top four players all get certificates commemorating their play!

Saturday, April 13th, 2019 from 10:00am until 7:00pm

Saturday, April 13th, 2019 from 10:00am until 7:00pm

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Switch)

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Switch)

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Switch)

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Switch)

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate makes its first appearance at Midwest Gaming Classic! Fight your way in this 32 person tournament in 1v1 matches, climbing through the double elimination competition bracket. Matches are best 2 out 3, 3 Stock, 7 Minutes, No items!

Saturday, April 13th, 2019 from 12:00pm until 2:00pm

Tecmo Super Bowl Tournament

Tecmo Super Bowl Tournament

Tecmo Super Bowl Tournament

Tecmo Super Bowl Tournament

HUT HUT HUT! The greatest sports game on the NES and of an era is back at the Midwest Gaming Classic!  Come join us at 2:30pm on Saturday, April 13th for
a Tecmo Super Bowl Tournament. Sign up anytime before, 32 player max. Don’t worry about any technical rules because we are playing the Hardcore
Format. Anything goes! Just bring your A+ game for this single elimination tournament. We will be joined by Tecmo icon MORT as the tournament
official!  Games will be streamed live on The Retro Sports Gamer Youtube Channel.

Video Game Trivia Throwdown

Video Game Trivia Throwdown

Video Game Trivia Throwdown

Video Game Trivia Throwdown

Know exactly how many E.T. cartridges are in the landfill in Arizona? Remember the original color of Mario’s overalls? Have a need to lord your superior nerd knowledge over others? SO. DO. WE! So come join us as teams battle it out in a game of trivia covering multiple eras of video game history.

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Vs. Super Mario Bros (Switch)

Vs. Super Mario Bros (Switch)

Vs. Super Mario Bros (Switch)

Vs. Super Mario Bros (Switch)

It’s like the original Super Mario Bros with a trick! In this arcade version of the original game, things are a bit harder… and in the release of it for the Switch, Nintendo built in a five minute caravan mode to see how many points you can get in a limited amount of time!

Sunday, April 14th, 2019 from 10:00am until 4:00pm

Wii Sports Home Run Derby (Wii)

Wii Sports Home Run Derby (Wii)

Wii Sports Home Run Derby (Wii)

Wii Sports Home Run Derby (Wii)

How often can you get the words Home Run to appear, and how far can those shots go? That’s what we’ll be finding out with our Home Run Derby contest from Wii Sports! Winner scores the most home runs out of ten. In the likely case of a tie, total feet of all home runs will serve as the tiebreaker!

Sunday, April 14th, 2019 from 10:00am until 4:00pm

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