Southtown Season 4 – Saturday Night Snapback

Saturday Night Snapback!

Southtown Ranbats – Season 4.0 – Saturday Night Snapback

  • Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition Ver.2012 | Street Fighter x Tekken 2v2 | Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3

Location: Southtown Arcade; 447 Stockton Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
Cost: $5 venue, $5 per game

NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES FOR ANY REASON.

 

AE2012, SFxT 2v2, Ultimate Marvel 3 РSCHEDULE (SUBJECT TO CHANGE):

4.1: April 14th
4.2: April 28th
4.3: May 12th
4.4: May 26th
4.5: June 9th
4.6: June 23rd

 

PRIZES FOR SEASON WINNERS:

1st Place will receive a $25 GameStop Gift Card and a Southtown Arcade sticker of their choice!

2nd Place will receive a $10 GameStop Gift Card!

3rd Place will receive a Southtown Arcade sticker of their choice!

 

Game – Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition

Platform: Arcade & PS3
Start Date: Saturday, April 14th 2012
Start Time: 5:00PM Start time
End Time: 9:00PM (+/- an Hour)
Entry Fee: $5 venue, $5 to the pot
Max Entries: 32
Prizes: 70/20/10% of the pot for 1st/2nd/3rd Place (pots are paid out at the conclusion of each session)
Top 3 Competitors from Ranbat Series 3.0 will be seeded into the bracket!

GAME RULES (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

All characters are allowed.

  • Glitches are allowed, provided they do not crash the game.
  • Infinities are allowed.
  • Tournament bracket will be standard Double Elimination.
  • Two out of three Games will determine a winner.
  • Losers Finals will be Two out of Three Games.
  • Grand Finals will be Three out of Five Games.
  • Coin toss determines 1P/2P side.
  • Winning player must keep the same character within the same match. Opponent may counter-pick.
  • Winning player may switch ultra, but must allow opponent to counter-pick his ultra.
  • Double-blind character selection available upon request for the first game per match ONLY; Double-blind is available upon request at any time during the Grand Finals.
  • Sudden Death: In the event of a tie, BOTH players will take a loss. If it comes down to the final match for both players, then a Sudden Death blind-pick single game will determine the outcome.
  • Controller Failure: If you suspect a control malfunction or failure, immediately raise your hands to halt the match. You may not retroactively call control failure after a round or match has finished. This will be penalized as a Forfeiture if abused to gain an advantage in a match.
  • DQ/Forfeiture: If you cause interference during a match for any reason, you are subject to forfeiture of the round. If it is deemed intentional, you may be subject to a two-round forfeiture or outright disqualification.
  • In case of a dispute that is not covered by this rule set, final decision will be made by a judge; all decisions made by judges are final. All participants will be made aware of who the judges are during registration.

 

Game – Street Fighter x Tekken

Platform: Sony Playstation 3 on Arcade Cabinet
Start Date: Saturday, April 14th, 2012
Start Time: 7:00PM Start time
End Time: 11:00PM (+/- an Hour)
Entry Fee: $5 venue, $5 to the pot PER GAME
Max Entries: 32
Prizes: 70/20/10% of the pot for 1st/2nd/3rd Place (pots are paid out at the conclusion of each session)

GAME RULES (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

  • BRING YOUR OWN STICK! Turbo & Macros are banned. x3 Attack is allowed.
  • Pads MUST be wired; NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • WE DOT NOT HAVE LOANER PADS/STICKS.
  • Timer will be set to 99; Damage/Handicap will be set to default.
  • Infinites are banned.
  • “Stock” and FREE DLC Gems are allowed; all other Gems are banned.
  • There is no Gem Configuration allowed; you must use a loadout code or a default loadout.
  • Console-exclusive characters (Cole, Pac-Man, Mega Man & The Cats) are banned.
  • Within a 2/3 set, you must keep your character/team if you win but may switch if you lose.
  • Glitches are allowed, provided they do not crash the game or freeze your opponent.
  • Tournament bracket will be standard Double Elimination.
  • Two out of three Games will determine a winner.
  • Losers Finals will be Two out of Three Games.
  • Grand Finals will be Three out of Five Games.
  • Coin toss determines 1P/2P side.
  • Button check is mandatory prior to each match unless both opponents agree to waive their right to a button check; both players must VERBALLY inform a judge that they are waiving their right to a button check.
  • Sudden Death: In the event of a tie, BOTH players will take a loss. If it comes down to the final match for both players, then a Sudden Death blind-pick single game will determine the outcome.
  • Controller Failure: If you suspect a control malfunction or failure, immediately raise your hands to halt the match. You may not retroactively call control failure after a round or match has finished. This will be penalized as a Forfeiture if abused to gain an advantage in a match.
  • DQ/Forfeiture: If you cause interference during a match for any reason, you are subject to forfeiture of the round. If it is deemed intentional, you may be subject to a two-round forfeiture or outright disqualification.
  • If you pause the game mid-match for ANY reason, you will forfeit the match.
  • In case of a dispute that is not covered by this rule set, final decision will be made by a judge; all decisions made by judges are final. All participants will be made aware of who the judges are during registration.

 

Game – Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3

Platform: Sony Playstation 3 on Arcade Cabinet
Start Date: Saturday, April 14th, 2012
Start Time: 9:00PM Start time
End Time: 11:30PM (+/- an Hour)
Entry Fee: $5 venue, $5 to the pot PER GAME
Max Entries: 32
Prizes: 70/20/10% of the pot for 1st/2nd/3rd Place (pots are paid out at the conclusion of each session)
Top 3 Competitors from Ranbat Series 3.0 will be seeded into the bracket!

GAME RULES (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

  • BRING YOUR OWN STICK! Turbo & Macros are banned. x3 Attack is allowed.
  • Pads MUST be wired; NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • WE DOT NOT HAVE LOANER PADS/STICKS.
  • Timer will be set to 99; Damage/Handicap will be set to default.
  • Simple mode is banned.
  • Auto Super Jump is banned.
  • All characters are allowed.
  • Within a 2/3 set, you must keep your character/team if you win but may switch if you lose.
  • You can switch Assist Types at any time.
  • Glitches are allowed, provided they do not crash the game or freeze your opponent.
  • Infinities are allowed.
  • Tournament bracket will be standard Double Elimination.
  • Two out of three Games will determine a winner.
  • Losers Finals will be Two out of Three Games.
  • Grand Finals will be Three out of Five Games.
  • Coin toss determines 1P/2P side.
  • Button check is mandatory prior to each match unless both opponents agree to waive their right to a button check; both players must VERBALLY inform a judge that they are waiving their right to a button check.
  • Sudden Death: In the event of a tie, BOTH players will take a loss. If it comes down to the final match for both players, then a Sudden Death blind-pick single game will determine the outcome.
  • Controller Failure: If you suspect a control malfunction or failure, immediately raise your hands to halt the match. You may not retroactively call control failure after a round or match has finished. This will be penalized as a Forfeiture if abused to gain an advantage in a match.
  • DQ/Forfeiture: If you cause interference during a match for any reason, you are subject to forfeiture of the round. If it is deemed intentional, you may be subject to a two-round forfeiture or outright disqualification.
  • If you pause the game mid-match for ANY reason, you will forfeit the match.
  • In case of a dispute that is not covered by this rule set, final decision will be made by a judge; all decisions made by judges are final. All participants will be made aware of who the judges are during registration.

 

GENERAL RULES/REGULATIONS:

  • Don’t be a dick!
  • Throws are cheap.
  • Bring your own stick!
  • Clean up after yourself!
  • NO DRINKS ON CABINETS. If we see you with a drink on a cabinet, you will be ejected and no refund will be given.
  • CABINETS ARE NOT YOUR COAT RACK! Do not put your coat on cabinets. We will take your coat and place it somewhere else without warning if we see it on a cabinet.
  • BE ON TIME! All players will be given approximately three minutes to appear following their name being called prior to the start of the tournament; if you are not present, you will be disqualified, your name will removed the bracket and you will not be issud a refund!
  • Prior to the start of a match, players will be given three minutes to appear after their name is called; five minutes from Top 8 forward. If you do not appear after the allowed time has passed, your match will be considered FORFEIT and your opponent will be awarded a victory! NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • Random brackets are Random! We will NOT modify brackets in any way, for any reason, even if you end up playing your brother/best friend/mother/sparring partner/Justin Wong in pools! NO EXCEPTIONS. We will be using Challonge for all Bracket Creation/Management; brackets will be posted after creation and viewable on displays in the venue.
  • You are responsible for your own belongings! Southtown Arcade cannot and will not be held resposible for your belongings, nor can we offer to hold or store them! Please travel light!
  • All rules/regulations are subject to change with or without notice at any time for any reason.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

Why on <day>? Why not on <different day>?
Weekends tend to work best for these two titles as they will likely pull the largest number of entries and most people work during weekdays. If you work weekends, you know the schedule in advance, so please do what you can to get the day off!

You guys are running tournaments like, every week! You are crazy and I hate you.
I know, right? We want to try to make sure everyone’s got a tournament to throw down in, so, hopefully, you guys are happy!

Are you going to run Ranbats for other games? Primal Rage/Jackie Chan/Killer Instinct!
We might, someday. ;) Please stay tuned for more information on Ranking Battles for these titles!

Are you going to run regular tournaments? I don’t like Ranbats and/or I can’t show up to every round.
We are! Please stay tuned for more information on standard tournaments!

Your dates/rules/payout methods suck and I hate you! Please die.
We’re always open to making changes and we welcome all suggestions/feedbacks! Please do not hesitate to let us know what you think! This is out first attempt at running Ranbats/Tournaments, but we are doing what we can to ensure the best experience for our Guests!

See you soon, and good luck!

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