[Apr 12 -14, 2013] Texas Showdown 2013 (Houston, TX)

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Texas Showdown 2013

Entire Schedule is Post #2, Streaming Schedule is Post #3!

Now Planet Zero FREE!!


On April 12-13, 2013, Texas Showdown returns to its roots and now is 100% player run! We're excited to announce the long running tournament series to Houston for three full days of fighting games mania! With original founders Javier 'Javi' Moreno and Chris 'Ranma0005' Chou back at the helm, Texas Showdown aims to once again be one of the premier tournaments in the United States.

Why should you go to Texas Showdown now?

The gang is back!
With Javi and Ranma0005 now having 100% complete control of the tournament, we will maintain excellence and a dedication to the tournament like the way it first started.

Fighting Game Community
Many top fighting game players have visited our tournaments in the past to show their support and skills with the games that they love to compete in. Many friendships and contacts have been made in the tournament series. You may just find your next rival here!

Texas has been home to many top players around. With a state as big as Texas, can you doubt that?

Texas Showdown 2013 will be streamed, live as the action happens by Level Up! Stay tuned for updates!

Official Texas Showdown 2013 Trailer:
Coming soon!

Feature Game Lineup
Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition 2012(Xbox 360)
Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3(Xbox 360)
Street Fighter x Tekken (XBox 360)
Tekken Tag Tournament 2(PS3)
Persona 4 Arena(PS3)
King of Fighters XIII(PS3)
Mortal Kombat(PS3)
Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo(Arcade)

Dead or Alive 5(Xbox 360)
Guilty Gear Accent Core Plus (PS3)
Soul Calibur V(PS3)
Skull Girls(PS3)

More coming soon!


Texas Showdown will be using ASUS VH238H monitors.

Insomnia Video Game Culture
Mad Catz
The Pop Culture Company
Game Over Video Games
Sentai Filmworks

Prize Distribution:
  • -SSF4:AE, SFxT 2013, and Ultimate MvC3 – If 128 but under 256 entrants – Top 8 pay out – 1st (60%), 2nd (20%), 3rd (10%), 4th (4%), 5th (2%), 6th (2%), 7th (1%), 8th (1%). If 256 entrants – Top 16 pay out – prize distribution TBA
  • -TTT2, P4A, KOFXIII, GGAC, DOA5, SCV – Top 8 pay out – 1st (60%), 2nd (20%), 3rd (10%), 4th (4%), 5th (2%), 6th (2%), 7th (1%), 8th (1%)
  • -SG, MK, SSF2T– Top 4 pay out – 1st(65%), 2nd(20%), 3rd(10%), 4th(5%)
Official Site:

Online Registration Page:
Online Registration is now closed - you must register at the venue!

  • Standard Registration (OVER): $30 registration fee, plus $10 per game.
  • Late Registration (March 1 - March 31): $40 registration fee, plus $10 per game.
  • On-Site Registration(April 12 Only!): $50 registration fee, plus $10 per game.
Spectator Fee:
  • On-Site Spectator Fee: 3 Day Pass: $10
  • Spectator fee applies to all attendees not participating in any headliner games.
  • Kids 12 years or younger are free, with adult supervision. (Not eligible for complimentary raffle)
April 12-14 2013

Crowne Plaza, Galleria Area
7611 Katy Fwy
Houston, TX 77024

Web Site: http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/crowneplaza/hotels/us/en/houston/houtg/hoteldetail
Parking is free, Valet is optional.

Food and Beverage:
Oak Room Sports Bar and Grill - in the hotel
Fast Food: Jack in the Box, Chick-Fil-A, Subway, Quiznos, Panda Express within 5 minutes
Sit down Restauants: WIngs-N-More, Cafe Adobe, Kpop, Red Robin, Dave & Buster's, all within 5 minutes

Houston Hobby (HOU)
Bush Intercontinental (IAH)

Hotel Rates:
Call 1-877-227-6963 and mention "TEX" for a rate at $109/night

Stream Channels:
http://www.twitch.tv/leveluplive - Level|Up
http://www.twitch.tv/shinkensou - Level|Up

Chris Chou
Javier Moreno

Web Design and Programming:
Javier Moreno

Follow @Texas_Showdown
Offical Tag: #txs13
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*Texas Showdown and its staff can eject any groups/individuals that cause harm or malicious intent from the event at anytime.
*Texas Showdown and its directors can change/modify tournament rules at any time.
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