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Event Rules

Super Smash Bros Melee Rules

  • Check in on smash.gg
  • Version: Slippi R18 with Regular Pokemon Stadium
  • Restricted to Alberta and adjacent regions (subject to connection strength)
  • Best of 3 games per set.
  • Best of 5 games per set (Top 8).
  • 4 Stocks, 8 Minutes.
  • Items and pause are disabled.
  • Accidental pausing results in a forfeit of a stock.
  • Players strike (P1, P2, P2, P1) or agree on the first stage.
  • Loser selects stage, winner selects character, loser selects character.
  • You may not choose any stage you previously won on, unless agreed upon.
  • You may not play on a stage that is not on the legal stage list.
  • Wobbling is banned (maximum 8 pummels).
  • Neutral: Battlefield, Final Destination, Yoshi’s Story, Dreamland, Fountain of Dreams
  • Counterpick: Pokemon Stadium

Match Rules

Super Smash Bros Melee Rules

  • Check in on smash.gg
  • Version: Slippi R18 with Regular Pokemon Stadium
  • Restricted to Alberta and adjacent regions (subject to connection strength)
  • Best of 3 games per set.
  • Best of 5 games per set (Top 8).
  • 4 Stocks, 8 Minutes.
  • Items and pause are disabled.
  • Accidental pausing results in a forfeit of a stock.
  • Players strike (P1, P2, P2, P1) or agree on the first stage.
  • Loser selects stage, winner selects character, loser selects character.
  • You may not choose any stage you previously won on, unless agreed upon.
  • You may not play on a stage that is not on the legal stage list.
  • Wobbling is banned (maximum 8 pummels).
  • Neutral: Battlefield, Final Destination, Yoshi’s Story, Dreamland, Fountain of Dreams
  • Counterpick: Pokemon Stadium

Tournament Rules

General Rules

Getting Started

  • Check in on smash.gg
  • If you entering the tournament make sure to join the Memory Express Discord
  • This event is region locked to Canada and the United States for Super Smash Bros Ultimate, and to Alberta adjacent regions (subject to connectivity) for all other events.
  • Tournament Schedule here
  • Registration will be $5 in which all proceeds will be donated to the Extra Life campaign. Direct donations can be made: here

Behavior Issues

  • There is a zero tolerance policy with negative behavior. Any instances of bullying, hate speech, name calling, and general inappropriate behavior will result in a DQ.

Connection Issues

  • It is required to play on a LAN connection. Wi-fi is not allowed.
  • Smash.gg will announce which player will host. If there are connection issues, try swapping hosts. If the issue is not resolved, request a mod to contact a TO.
  • If you have consistently bad or unplayable connection, you will be DQ'd and will be the sole discretion of the TOs.
  • If a player disconnects they will forfeit the game. If a player disconnects maliciously, they will forfeit the set and will be DQd.

Delay Issues

  • If a player is requesting for a delay, contact a TO immediately. If both players have checked in and a match has not started after 10 minutes has elapsed, the defender will be DQd.
  • Two or more players who have both entered may not share the same Nintendo Switch in order to avoid delays.