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Wednesday Whiffs - 11/06

About

Come out and compete in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Mortal Kombat 11! Wednesday Whiffs is HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas' signature FGC tournament. Smash players, Bring Your Own Switch (BYOS) & dock is highly encouraged and will waive your venue fee! PS4 FGC players, you may bring your own equipment!

When

  • Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

    • 5:00pm - Check-In & On-Site Registration Opens

    • Check-In Closes 15 Minutes Before Bracket Begins

    • 6:15pm - Smash Ultimate $500 GTD Begins

    • 6:30pm - Mortal Kombat 11 $250 GTD Begins

    • 7:15pm - Smash Ultimate $250 GTD Begins

Where

What

  • Smash Ultimate Format

    • Singles Double-Elimination Bracket

    • EVO Ruleset

    • Best-of-3 until Winners Semis/Losers Quarters

    • Best-of-5 in Winners Semis/Losers Quarters

  • Mortal Kombat 11

    • Singles Double-Elimination Bracket

    • EVO Ruleset

    • Best-of-3 through entire tournament

Arena Rules [Smash Ultimate]

  • Bring your own controller highly recommended.

  • Players who provide a Nintendo Switch + dock for tournament use will have their venue fee waived.

  • If you are invited onstage, you must use the HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas headsets and use the audio & video settings set by Production.

Arena Rules [MK11]

  • You may bring your own equipment, but you are responsible for it at all times.

  • If you are invited onstage, you must use the HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas headsets and use the audio & video settings set by Production.

RULE SET (UPDATED 10/1/2019)


  • SMASH ULTIMATE

    • Stocks: 3 Stocks

    • Time: 8 Minutes

    • Handicap: Off

    • Team Attack: On

    • Damage Ratio: 1.0x

    • Items: Off & None

    • Pause: Off

    • Hazard Toggle: Off

    • Mii: All moveset combinations are legal

    • Amiibos are banned

  • Stage List (Starters)

    • Battlefield

    • Final Destination

    • Pokemon Stadium 2

    • Smashville

    • Town & City

  • Stage List (Counter-Picks)

    • Kalos' Pokemon Stadium

    • Yoshi's Island

  • Bans: 2

  • DSR: No

- MORTAL KOMBAT 11

  • Game Settings: 2/3 Games

  • Winner must keep same character

  • Stage Selection: Random

Ruleset (Cont'd)

  • Starter Stage Striking

    • Players may strike from the legal stages (each person strikes stages in a 1-2-2-1-1 format) to determine the starting stage for the first game.

  • Counterpick Stage Striking

    • After each game of the set, before counterpicking, the player who won the previous game may strike two stages from the starter list. This strike does not persist throughout the set.

Buy-In

  • $10/player OR $5/players with Switch + dock for tournament use

Prizes

  • Top 4 payout each session based on Buy-In

    • 1st = 50%

    • 2nd = 25%

    • 3rd = 15%

    • 4th = 10%

HyperX Esports Arena LV Power Rankings

Payouts FAQ

Q: How are tournament winnings paid out?

  • Tournament winnings are paid out via direct transfer (ACH) for domestic players, and PayPal for International players. Winning players are handed a payout form upon completion of the tournament and are handed back to the Tournament Official.

Q: How long does it take to get paid out?

  • Tournament winnings are processed every Tuesday and may take 3-5 days to hit your account. On rare occasions, up to 14 days.

Interested in finding out about our other tournaments? Check out our general registration page under 'Schedule' at: https://smash.gg/esalv