Mario Kart 8 Tournament, July 17th: Friday night Fisticuffs

Friday Night Fisticuffs is our monthly tournament we hold every Friday mid-way through the month, where we have a competition, games set up to play, and most importantly CASH PRIZES!

At our last tournament…
-We had our first tournament in years and we decided to go all out with a Super Smash Bros. for WiiU Tournament, and got a little over our heads.
-We had over one hundred people sign up for the tournament which made the cash prize for first place over $200! Unfortunately the tournament went on for far too long, which should never happen again.

See it all in our photo gallery section at the store's website and feel free to comment!

At this month’s tournament: We had a suggestion box out for last month’s tournament and the most requested tournament was Mario Kart 8, so that’s what we’re having! For those of you at last month’s tournament you may remember how long the tournament went for so we are listening and we are changing things for this one. For one this tournament is starting at 6 PM, registration will begin at 4 PM. Also this tournament will have a 64 player limit so if you want to guarantee a spot in the tournament make sure you get here before everyone else does! Mario Kart 8 also doesn’t last as long as Super Smash Bros. so we won’t have a tournament that goes past midnight like we did last time. Just like last time though there will be a $5 entry fee and the top 3 players will receive CASH PRIZES, more detail about the tournament will be listed below. There will also be consoles set up around the store such as last time for casual play for spectators or competitors to play as they wait for their match or for the tournament to begin.

Where: Digital Press Videogames, 387 Piaget Ave (Rt 46E), Clifton, NJ 07011
When: Friday July 17th 6PM
Registration: Tournament entry fee is $5 and registration must be done the day of after 4PM.
Tournament Prizes: The top three players will receive cash prizes based on the amount of entries and a spot on our Wall of Fame!

Rules for the Mario Kart 8 Tournament:
-Registration will begin at 4PM July 17th and the tournament will begin at 6PM. There will be no pre-registration on any day before the day of the tournament, July 17th.
-There will be a $5 entry fee.
-Top three winners will receive cash prizes based on the amount of entries.
-64 player entry limit
-150 CC
-4 vs 4 matches
-1st and 2nd place of each match move on to the next round.
-Single Elimination
-Random Tracks
-No items
-All characters, including DLC ones will be available. 
-All accessories will be unlocked except for gold ones
-All Mario Kart 8 compatible controllers are allowed except the WiiU Gamepad
-You may bring your own controller aside from the previously mentioned banned ones; they must be inspected by a judge before the match begins. All controllers with any sort of hardware assisted mechanism such as rapid fire or input entry are banned.
-Controllers will be made available but certain ones will be limited, so if you have a controller of choice it is recommended you bring your own. We will have a limited amount of WiiU Pro Controllers and Wii Classic Controllers; we do have enough Wii Remotes and Nun-chucks to go around though.
-Accidently pausing the game at any time during the race may force you to forfeit the round, based on judge’s discretion.

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