SARATOGA COMIC CON April 7-8, 2018


Super Smash Bros. & Mario Kart

Each tournament will be only $15.00 to enter! You can register at our booth.


On Saturday registration for all tournaments open at 10:00 AM. All tournaments run by Arcway Gaming!

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Super Smash Bros. Melee - Pro Series

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - Open Series

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Super Smash Bros. 4 - Pro Series

1:30 PM - 5:00 PM - Super Smash Bros. 4 - Kids Series

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM - Super Smash Bros. Melee - Pro Series

​11:00 AM - 4:00 PM - Super Smash Bros. 4 - Pro Series

11:30 AM - 4:00 PM - Super Smash Bros. 4 - Kids Series

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - Open Series

Welcome to one of our changes coming to Saratoga Comic-Con. We are introducing Kids, Open, and Pro Series to our tournaments. What this means is a better way for us to group gamers into better-focused tournaments.

Kids Series:
This allows kids to enjoy playing in a tournament and having fun. These tournaments will have modified rule sets to allow an easy flow for all kids to play in and, let parents have a better time schedule. 

Open Series:
An Open Series tournament is where all types of gamers are accepted into playing, this series is more focused on fun. 

Pro Series:
A Pro Series tournament is where we focus heavily on E-Sports rules and regulations. This is where we showcase the best of the best, enter if you dare. Opponents will show no mercy.

​Kids Series Rules:

Smash 4
2 Stock, Best Two out of Three, Double Elimination
6 Minute Time Limit
Omega Stages Only
No Items, Amiibos, or Custom Characters
You are allowed to bring your own controllers

Open Series Rules:
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Groups of 4 - Round Robin
4 Races - 150 CC - Any Vehicle
All Items - Random Maps
Top Player Moves Up

Grand Finals
Round Robin continues in Grand Finals
4 Races - 150 CC - Any Vehicle
All Items - Random Map
Final Point Scores Determine Placements

Pro Series Rules:
4 Stock, 8 Minute Time Limit
Items are disabled
Starting with moves such as Jigglypuff's Rising Pound or Peach's Wall Bomber is band
Glitches such as Ice Climbers's Freeze Glitch and Mewtwo's Soul Stunner are banned.
Pause option is disabled in the game menu. If left on, accidental pausing mid match forfeits a stock.
You may not choose any stage you have won on during a set, unless agreed by both players.
A tie is determined by most stocks, and then if still tied, by percentage. If percentage is tied, the match is fully replayed.
Playing as Master Hand is banned.

Stage List:
Neutral Stages
   Final Destination
   Yoshi's Story
   Dream Land
   Fountain of Dreams

Counter-Pick Stages
   Pokémon Stadium

Smash 4
​We will be following the 2017 Recommended Ruleset
​2 Stock, 6 Minute Time Limit
Handicap: Off
Damage Ratio: 1.0x
Items: Off and None
Pause: Off
Custom Fighters and Custom Moves are set to off
All DLC characters are legal
Mii Fighters are legal. Each setup will have 1-1-1-1 Mii
   Brawlers/Swordsmen/Gunners are available for use (Using a Default Mii). No other specials for Mii Fighters will be allowed. Players are not allowed to transfer existing Miss to a setup.

Stage List:
Started Stages
   Final Destination**
   Lylat Cruise
   Town & City

Counterpick Stages
   Dream Land 64*
   Omega Stages**

*Treated as Battlefield. If Battlefield is struck/banned, Dream Land 64 is also struck/banned and vice-versa
** Treated as Final Destination in striking phase. If Final Destination is struck, Omega Stages are struck and vice versa. You may only choose the following Omega Stages: Midgar, Suzaku Castle, and Wily Castle.