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The Midwest Gaming Classic hosts tons of fun tournaments! We’re going to start announcing the line up soon, so stop back to find out what we’re going to play!

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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)

Oh no! Donkey Kong’s Banana Horde is missing, and you only have FIVE minutes to collect everything you can! This isn’t just Donkey Kong Country, it is a special Competition Cart that was produced for in-store competitions and to help promote the game. Ultra-rare now, we’re going to find out who is king banana at the MGC! Top score when the competition time ends is the winner!

Donkey Kong Country Competition Cart Main: Top score at the end of the open competition is the winner!

Donkey Kong Country Competition Cart Kids: If you are 9 or under, run with Donkey Kong! Top score at the end of the open competition is the winner!

Open Competition:

Sunday, April 5th, 2020 from 10:00am until 4:00pm

Mario Kart 8 Tournament (Switch)

Mario Kart 8 Tournament (Switch)

Mario Kart 8 Tournament (Switch)

Mario Kart 8 Tournament (Switch)

Drift into The Midwest Gaming Classic with the game that might ruin a friendship: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe! This tournament is a 150CC, NO COM, 4 races competition where tracks are curated for each round and progressively get harder. Can you survive all the way to the Final Four?

Competition Start:

Sunday, April 5th, 2020 from 12:00pm until 4:00pm

Space Invaders (2600)

Space Invaders (2600)

Space Invaders (2600)

Space Invaders (2600)

The iconic Space Invaders for the Atari 2600 will be set up for play in a variety of ways for showgoers, including special divisions for singles, doubles, and families! Top score at the end of the competition for each category is the winner! Here are the different ways you can compete:

Space Invaders Single: Take on a seriously challenging version of Space Invaders for the 2600, as we select one of the various game variations for you to show your skills in. High score wins a certificate!

Space Invaders Double: Double your fun with a friend! Take on Space Invaders as a pair, trying to get your best score possible! Winning team gets a certificate for each player!

Space Invaders Family: Make it a family affair! Work with your child, or have two kids take on the challenge together – so long as one of the players is under the age of 10!

Open Competition:

Sunday, April 5th, 2020 from 10:00am until 4:00pm

Street Fighter V Tournament

Street Fighter V Tournament

Street Fighter V Tournament

Street Fighter V Tournament

Are you Sure You Can beat the best of the best in our 32 man Street Fighter
V: Championship Edition tournament? The rules are single elimination,
winning 2 out 3 matches. Once in the finals go head to head with the best,
win 3 out of 5 matches and become the ultimate champion.

Competition Start:

Sunday, April 5th, 2020 from 2:00pm until 5:00pm

Super Mario Bros. 1-1 Speedrun

Super Mario Bros. 1-1 Speedrun

Super Mario Bros. 1-1 Speedrun

Super Mario Bros. 1-1 Speedrun

Think you’ve got the hops to make it to the end of one of the most iconic stages in all of video game history? Come prove it Sunday, April 12th– completing Super Mario Bros. level 1-1 big with Firepower in the fastest time will put you in the top spot! Winner for each division get a certificate!

Super Mario Bros. 1-1 Main: Top time at the end of the open competition is the winner! In the case of a tie, it shall be broken by player with the most coins. If a tie remains, it shall be broken by player with the most points.

Super Mario Bros. 1-1 Kids: If you are 9 or under, participate in our special kids bracket! Top time at the end of the open competition is the winner!

Open Competition:

Sunday, April 5th, 2020 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 5th, 2020 from 10:00am until 4:00pm

Zero Wing Score Challenge

Zero Wing Score Challenge

Zero Wing Score Challenge

Zero Wing Score Challenge

All your base are belong to us! Take to your starship and take on the shoot-’em-up that spawned this classic meme!

Zero Wing Main: Get the highest score after one credit of Zero Wing for the Mega Drive during the competition time to take the top spot and a certificate!

Zero Wing One-Handed: Think it’s so easy you could do it with one hand behind your back? Prove it! We’ll be hosting a separate tournament for anyone who can get the highest score with one credit playing Zero Wing one-handed. Behind your back optional.

Open Competition:

Sunday, April 5th, 2020 from 10:00am until 4:00pm

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