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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

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!

Juniors Pinball Tournament

Juniors Pinball Tournament

Juniors Pinball Tournament

Juniors Pinball Tournament

If you are 9 or under and want to participate in a pinball tournament, the Midwest Gaming Classic will have just what you’re looking for! Play in a pinball game to see who can get the best score to qualify! After qualifying, four finalists will compete in a head-to-head tournament like the full tournament and will receive certificates.

Juniors may only enter twice times with their highest score counting. Please note: We do ask that any child under the age of 10 ranked in the top 500 WPPR players to not participate in the Pinball Junior Championship. These players are still highly encouraged to participate in the Midwest Pinball Championships.

Sunday, April 14th, 2019 from 10:00am until 2:00pm

Sunday, April 14th, 2019 from 2:00pm until 3:00pm

Keyforge Chainbound Archon

Keyforge Chainbound Archon

Keyforge Chainbound Archon

Keyforge Chainbound Archon

KeyForge is a Unique Deck Game where two players take on the roles of mighty Archons racing to forge keys that unlock the hidden vaults of the Crucible, an artificial world where anything is possible. Battling with an incredible array of creatures, artifacts, and abilities in every one-of-a-kind deck, every game presents a new challenge and no two battles will ever be the same! A small fee applies.

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

Magic: BattleBond Draft

Magic: BattleBond Draft

Magic: BattleBond Draft

Magic: BattleBond Draft

Welcome to Battlebond, where competitors battle in pairs. Recruit a trusted partner and fight shoulder-to-shoulder, hand-in-hand, or back-to-back for glory and the roar of the crowd! Forge an unbreakable bond with your combat companion and claim your place in the pantheon of champions!
Per team fee applies.

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

Midwest Pinball Championship

Midwest Pinball Championship

Midwest Pinball Championship

Midwest Pinball Championship

One of the largest IFPA sanctioned tournaments by player count in the world returns to the Midwest Gaming Classic this year! Qualifying is simple, play five games of pinball and then watch the rankings to see where you land! The top 44 players are invited back on Sunday to compete in a fun playoff format to determine who is the Midwest Pinball Champion! As always, there is no cost to play in the tournament, and we highly encourage you to give it a shot!

Saturday, April 13th, 2019, all day

Sunday, April 14th, 2019 from 10:15am until 4:00pm

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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

Pokemon League

Pokemon League

Pokemon League

Pokemon League

Become a trainer with Pokémon League! Pokémon League is open to all Pokémon TCG and video game players regardless of experience level or skill! You can play, trade, and even earn cool prizes! The best part is that you can do all this with other Pokémon players who love collecting and playing just as much as you do.

Saturday, April 13th, 2019 from 10:00am until 12:00pm

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

Split Flipper Tag Team

Split Flipper Tag Team

Split Flipper Tag Team

Split Flipper Tag Team

Play with a friend or family member in this unique game! Each player takes one side of the machine and is responsible for controlling it. Can you work together to score the most points? Those that do win at the close of the competition window. There are Friend and Family divisions of play:

Tag Team Friend Play with anyone and see what sort of score you can get! Teams are ranked by top score. Winning team gets a certificate for each player!

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

Tag Team Family Play with a family member aged 9 or under! Teams are ranked by top score. Winning team gets a certificate for each player!

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

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

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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