Battle Arena Melbourne 6: The New Challengers May 9-11 (Melbourne, Australia)


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After a huge fifth anniversary event in 2013, BATTLE ARENA MELBOURNE by is back on MAY 9-11, 2014!

Registration and info: http://couchwarriors.org/
Location: CQ, Event Room 2, 123 Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Live Stream by New Game Plus (Twitch Partner) http://www.twitch.tv/newgameplustv
BAM POOLS UP NOW: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AqnV5iypqHmrdDlTTFNmYW54cTlONEdRVVN1RmRSVlE&usp=sharing#gid=0

-A Capcom Pro Tour Ranking Event http://couchwarriors.org/wp/bam6-joins-the-capcom-pro-tour/
-An Official Qualifier for South East Asia Majors 2014 http://toughcookietv.com/ (AE Winner gets full paid flight to Singapore and accommodation organised by SEAM)
-BAM6 is a 3 Day event with Friday night exhibitions and interstate rivalry matches. Friday pre-event dinner at the Kodiak Club and post-event casuals/MMs/exhibitions in Richmond CCH. Spectator passes only $5 one day or $10 weekend.
-Special Guests: Jeffrey “Chamba” Cruz – Udon Comics (Street Fighter artist) and Mick Gordon- Killer Instinct Sound Designer/Composer

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-The New Challengers: A Free Tournament for New Players: In keeping with our aims to be welcoming, inclusive, and new player friendly, we have a FREE SF4 tournament exclusively for any players who has never before won a game in a major event. Spectator pass holders can join in- make your tournament debut or play for fun and win a Razer Atrox stick with custom art by Jeffrey “Chamba” Cruz

The annual Major celebrates the Victorian fighting game scene, while providing a national platform for players across the country to come together and compete. We look forward to seeing all the players who had a great time at previous BAM events again, and welcome new players and spectators to our amazing community.

As always there will be plenty of free-play and casual setups for players looking for practice or just for fun outside the tournament action. Of course, players will be hungry for glory and one of the iconic BAM boxing glove trophies

CouchWarriors is a Victorian non-for-profit fighting game organisation and we’re proudly partnering with New Game Plus as the BAM6 media and streaming partner. Look forward to many more exciting announcements on the event shortly.

Look for updates here and at http://couchwarriors.org/wp/battlearenamelbourne/

We’re keen to see you all there!

Featured games this year include:
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition v2012
Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3
Killer Instinct
The King of Fighters XIII
Super Smash Bros: Brawl, Melee and Project M
Tekken Tag Tournament 2
Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown
Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate
Injustice: Gods Among Us
Street Fighter 3: Third Strike
Blazblue: Chrono Phantasma
TBC: DIY Tournaments
BLAZ BLUE DIY confirmed

Attendees can get special rates at CQ Functions by quoting “BAM2014” on their booking!
Visit the CQ Cityclub Hotel website: http://www.cqmelbourne.com.au/accommodation/citiclub-hotel

Here is the list of rates:
$129.00 per night for a Superior Queen/Twin
$149.00 per night for a Deluxe Queen/Twin
$179.00 per night for a Superior Suite
$259.00 per night for a Executive Suite
Quote “BAM2014” upon booking.

Previous BAM events:

Revisit 2013′s successful 5th anniversary event. Visit the 2013 website: http://couchwarriors.org/bam/2013/

Watch the special greeting thanks to Capcom USA from Street Fighter producer Ono-san

The wrapup video of BAM5, Produced by NewGamePlus
http://youtu.be/p2BcxSd-vD4