[Jan 14, 2012] LG Cup Street Fighter 4 HD Global Championships 2012 US... (Los Angeles, CA)


LG Electronics is bringing some phenomenal entertainment for fighting game fans in 2012! With the recent news of the LG exclusive port of Street Fighter 4 on their smartphones, it only makes sense to debut both the new LG device and the game in action at a tournament!

Level Up is proud to announce our partnership with LG’s Street Fighter 4 HD Global Championships 2012 US Qualifier! There will be 2 tournaments featured for the event – Street Fighter 4 HD on the new LG Nitro HD and Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition on the Xbox 360! The grand prize winners for each tournament receive BIG money prizes and a FREE trip to the Global Championships in Korea! The event will feature some of the finest talent in Street Fighter competition, awesome swag giveaways, casual gaming entertainment, and much more! Best of all, this event is absolutely FREE TO ENTER!

The dream team collaboration to bring this event to life consists of Fight Club event producers at iam8bit, the entertainment network for fighting game fans at CrossCounterTV, and yours truly that will broadcast and direct the tournament for the masses! Online registration is open for US residents only, so better hurry up, secure a spot and try out the new LG Nitro HD in action with Street Fighter 4 HD!

“We are extremely proud to be part of this collaboration with LG, iam8bit and Level Up because we believe this event is strongly aligned with our vision of how the future of fighting games should look and feel. It’s exciting to see a large company like LG support the fighting game community, especially when they enlist community-driven organizations like Cross Counter and our partners iam8bit and Level Up to ensure that the spirit and hype of the event is preserved and cultivated.”

  • Ryan ‘Gootecks’ Gutierrez

Cross Counter TV is the entertainment network for fighting game fans. Specializing in Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition 2012 and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, veteran fighting game pro players Ryan “Gootecks” Gutierrez and Mike Ross produce fighting game videos that aim to showcase the best talent and personalities in the community. With popular shows like Cross Counter LIVE, Excellent Adventures and Runnin’ Sets and events such as Bar Fights and Cross Counter Open, the scope and scale of the network continues to grow and exceed expectations in the gaming world and beyond.
- Cross Counter TV
Tune into leveluplive.tv this January 14, 2012 at 11AM PST to catch this amazing event!

For registration and all other info about the LG Cup Street Fighter 4 HD Global Championships 2012, visit:

Facebook Event Page:

The Belasco Theater
1050 S. Hill Street Los Angeles, CA 90015

[LEFT]TwitchTV Announced as Official Sponsor of LG Cup STREET FIGHTER IV HD Global Championship![/LEFT]


TwitchTV will be providing the following prizes to finalists of the US Qualifier:

1st: $600
2nd: $250
3rd: $150

1st: $600
2nd: $250
3rd: $150

Hey wassup with the registration site it keeps saying already been registered when you click on done. I know for a fact I never registered. Please fix and reply thank you

Truly freaking epic… a Street Fighter event with global qualifiers? This has to be boundary breaking…


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This will be an amazing event! =D

Check this out -

are the registered players going to get some sort of email confirmation in regards to signing up?

From the good peoples at Iam8bit:

"At last, we reveal the beautiful work of famed illustrator Jim Rugg!

Come join us THIS SATURDAY, JANUARY 14 in Downtown LA for the “LG Cup Street Fighter IV Global Championship” USA qualifier (yup, that was a mouthful).

It’s FREE ADMISSION and you’ll get lots of cool FREE, LIMITED EDITION goodies, like this incredible poster AND accompanying t-shirt."


yeah the same thing happened to me. i never got an email back and the way the make it sound is they won’t have any more info until later today or that when you show up things should be taken care of.

Are people allowed to go if they didnt sign up for the tournament?

how do you sign up for the tournament fail they just like to keep it all in the family i guess

Brackets are LIVE!

SFIV HD Pool 1 : http://www.lgsf4hd.com/usa/sub_02_eng_hd01.html
SFIV HD Pool 2: http://www.lgsf4hd.com/usa/sub_02_eng_hd02.html
AE2012 Pool 1: http://www.lgsf4hd.com/usa/sub_02_eng_ae01.html
AE2012 Pool 2: http://www.lgsf4hd.com/usa/sub_02_eng_ae02.html

I signed up and got the response that I registered, yet I’m not on the bracket…happened to a couple of my friends as well…dafuk?

^ same with me and i registered the day it went up

yeah me too =p

I signed up last week for both tournaments, but im not on the brackets. Any clue what happened?

Nevermind, its not searchable but i found me

For those of you that didn’t make it in the brackets, don’t worry. There will be onsite registration for a waiting list in case there are no-shows.

I’m certain there will be some spots available so arrive early to better your chances!


[LEFT]TwitchTV Announced as Official Sponsor of LG Cup STREET FIGHTER IV HD Global Championship![/LEFT]
San Francisco, CA – January 13th, 2012 – Today, TwitchTV announces official participation and sponsorship in the ‘LG Cup STREET FIGHTER IV HD Global Championship’ regional qualifiers. All three qualifiers in North America, Japan, and Korea will be sponsored by and streamed LIVE on TwitchTV, leading up to the Grand Finals in February.
TwitchTV has a long history of supporting fighting game events, but none have had the scope and grandiose scale of the LG Cup STREET FIGHTER IV HD Global Championship. To kick off 2012, the Street Fighter IV**® community will finally see the best players in the world duke it out in a tournament of global caliber. The introduction of Street Fighter IV HD on the LG Nitro HD only adds to the drama and intrigue of this awesome tournament.
Each qualifier will award the top three players big money prizes sponsored by TwitchTV, with the first place winner receiving a FREE trip to the Grand Finals in Korea. The prize distribution will be as follows for each qualifier:
1st: $600
2nd: $250
3rd: $150
1st: $600
2nd: $250
3rd: $150
North American Qualifier – January 14th on http://twitch.tv/leveluplive
Japanese Qualifier – January 21st on http://twitch.tv/godsgarden
Korean Qualifier – January 28th on http://twitch.tv/lgsf4
The North American kicks off tomorrow, 1/14 at 10:00AM PST. Level|Up Series, in conjunction with iam8bit and CrossCounterTV will be producing the event and broadcast. Don’t miss it!
About TwitchTV
TwitchTV is the world’s largest video game broadcasting and chat community. TwitchTV features the top gaming personalities, players, tournaments and commentary, in addition to the most active and interesting discussions around video games. TwitchTV provides publishers and advertisers a platform to create long term engagement and commitment from gamers. Learn more at http://twitch.tv.
About LG Electronics, Inc.
LG Electronics, Inc. (KSE: 066570.KS) is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing more than 93,000 people working in over 120 operations around the world. With 2010 global sales of KRW 55.8 trillion (USD 48.2 billion), LG comprises four business units – Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, and Air Conditioning & Energy Solutions. LG is one of the world’s leading producers of flat panel TVs, mobile devices, air conditioners, washing machines and refrigerators. LG has signed a long-term agreement to become both a Global Partner and a Technology Partner of Formula 1™. As part of this top-level association, LG acquires exclusive designations and marketing rights as the official consumer electronics, mobile phone and data processor of this global sporting event. For more information, please visit www.LGnewsroom.com.
About LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company
The LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company is a leading global mobile communications and information company. With its cutting-edge technology and innovative design capabilities, LG creates handsets that provide an optimized mobile experience to customers around the world. LG is pursuing convergence technology and mobile computing products, while continuing its leadership role in mobile communication with stylish designs and smart technology. For more information, please visit www.lg.com
Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including best-selling franchises Resident Evil**®***, Street Fighter***®***, Mega Man***®*** and Devil May Cry*®. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Korea, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. More information about Capcom and its products can be found at www.capcom.com or www.capcom-unity.com.
Street Fighter is a registered trademark of Capcom U.S.A., Inc. Capcom, Devil May Cry, Mega Man and Resident Evil are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Capcom Co., Ltd. Microsoft, Xbox, Xbox360, Xbox LIVE and the Xbox logos are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies and are used under license from Microsoft. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.

hey alex, i was wondering if you could let the organizers know that i will be there, i gotta drop off a relative at LAX tomorrow morning and i dont think i can make the 8-9am check in ( i just looked at the iam8bit email ). let me know homie

Congrats to the top 4 finalists!

Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition -

  1. MCZ/MRN Wolfkrone
  2. EG Floe
  3. Snake Eyez
  4. Hugo101

Street Fighter IV HD

  1. MCZ/MRN Wolfkrone
  2. Victheslik
  3. Eliver Ling
  4. LU | @AlexValleSF4

Thanks to LG, Capcom, Mad Catz, TwitchTV for supporting our community with an awesome event!

Special shoutouts to ETR, AZ, Jint, AndyOcr for helping out with the brackets, set ups and coordination for the players!

Our talented partners iam8bit and CrossCounterTV, you guys are amazing to work with!

Thanks to everyone that watched/participated in the LG Cup US Qualifier. We’ll see you next time!