[Sep 14, 2012] The 2012 Escapist Expo presents Carolina Games Summit Fighter... (Durham, NC)


[FONT=Calibri][SIZE=16px]The 2012 Escapist Magazine Expo has partnered with the Carolina Games Summit to present 3 casual and fun filled days of tournaments!!! The Expo will unite fans of videogames, tabletop games, science fiction, fantasy, comics, music and more in a celebration of everything great in multi-media escapism.[/FONT][/SIZE]

[FONT=Calibri][SIZE=16px]Tournaments will be held at The Escapist Expo in Durham, NC on September 14th-16th. This is a 3 day expo event, all participants must purchase a $30 3-Day-Pass or a $15 1-Day-Pass to enter the expo and participate in tournaments. Tournament registration is first come first serve. Halo Reach, and all Fighter tournaments also have a $10 entrance fee. All other tournaments are free to play for expo attendees. Register Now!!![/FONT][/SIZE]


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**[FONT=Calibri][SIZE=19px]Fighter Tournament Rules
General Rules

  • All fighter tournaments will run with a 1v1 double elimination winner and loser bracket system.
  • Registration will take place when the doors open for the event and will end at the start time of the tournament. Players must pay the $10 tournament entrance fee to participate. No late entrants will be allowed.
  • Personal controllers and fight sticks are allowed with approval from the tournament directors but must be wired only. No wireless controllers or sticks will be allowed.
  • While custom button pre-setting is allowed, if an opponent has an issue with a set-up they must bring it up before the match not after.
  • Pausing during a match will result in a disqualification.
  • Players must be present for their match and will be given a 5 minute grace period to show and prepare for their match, going over this will result in a forfeit.
  • Players must remain seated until a winner has been verified.
  • When players are finished with the match and the winner has been verified, players must leave the station to allow the next match to begin.
  • No warm up matches will be allowed while the tournament is being held.
  • Any type of threats, violence, or excessive trash talking will not be tolerated, players will be given one warning, if it continues it will result in a forfeit and/or disqualification.
  • Tournament directors have spectating priority and any other spectators must comply.
  • Tournament directors hold the right to change rules based on fair evaluation.

Mortal Kombat 9 Komplete Edition
09/14/12 @ 2:00pm - 6:00pm

  • 1v1 64 players double elimination.
  • 1 Match, 3/5 Rounds, 99 Sec, random stages.
  • All characters allowed. All stages allowed.

Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown
09/15/12 @ 12:00pm - 6:00pm

  • 1v1 128 players double elimination.
  • 1 Match, 2/3 Rounds, 99 Sec, random stages.
  • All characters allowed.

Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition
09/16/12 @ 12:00pm - 4:00pm

  • 1v1 64 players double elimination.
  • 1 Match, 2/3 Rounds, 99 Sec, random stages.
  • All characters allowed. No character Lock, No ultra Lock.[/FONT][/SIZE]**