Video Game Tournaments

Hosted by: Nerd Night Columbus

FRIDAY: Mario Kart 64 (WiiU)
SATURDAY: Smash Bros Melee
SUNDAY: Mortal Kombat X (PS4)

Friday the Mario Kart 64 tournament will start at 7pm and run until we have a winner!
Saturday the Smash Bros Tournament will start at 5pm and run until we have a winner!
Sunday the Mortal Kombat X will start at 12 (noon) and run until we have a winner!

*We have awesome trophy plaques for winners!
*Please click on each picture for each games specific rules!!


No alcohol or drugs
No smoking or chewing tobacco within the Building.
No vulgar apparel.
Individual controllers are welcome on select tournaments, but will be subject to approval. Please ask Geek Out
Event Coordinator if controllers are allowed in specified tournament.
All players must arrive and check in no later than 30 minutes before the tournament is scheduled to begin.
In the case of console/TV/Routing malfunction, the game will be restarted from the beginning, no matter what time
it crashed. Even if the match is 2 seconds from ending.
Spectators may not communicate with player while he or she is competing (providing tips or heckling and other
forms of verbal abuse). Breaking of this rule will result in ejection of the spectator, and in extreme cases,forfeit of the game.
Cheering is encouraged, however. Coaches are considered spectators.
Do not quit out of game without the permission of your station's referee. Un authorized quitting before the game has
ended results in an automatic forfeit.
All decisions made by tournament officials are final and not subject to debate.
All players must be available for post tournament awards ceremonies, photographs, interviews, etc.
All team players must be polite to the other teams, spectators, sponsors, press and the Geek Out Staff. Abuse of
our volunteer Staff will not be tolerated in any form. This includes written messages or verbal comments. This also means no
teasing, picking on other teams, little kids, or harassment. BE WARNED:Geek Out has zero tolerance for inappropriate
behavior. If player on any team acts in appropriately, their team will be warned. If it happens again, your team will be
disqualified from the tournament and your team will be escorted out of the event and the entire team will be banned from all
future events without refund. If you have complaint about the tournament staff or any other problem, take your complaint
directly and politely to Geek Out Employee.
You must sign an Event Registration form and be registered for and checked-in to the event to participate in the
Any attempt to gain an unfair advantage is cheating. This includes modifying the game files, running memory resident
cheats, or anything else beyond the norm l scope of the game.

Mario Kart N64!!

Tournaments hosted in Cabins E/F

Saturday Starting at 5:00PM

Tournament Rules:

Single Elimination


-A 4 player match, consisting of 4 games will be played each round.
-Each player is guaranteed 4 games.
-Every round, each player will choose 1 map of their liking (besides Rainbow Road. That will be the final race.)
-After those 4 maps are played for the round, the 1st and 2nd place will move on. 3rd and 4th are eliminated.
-Each new round, players must choose a different map from their previous round.
-If two players choose the same characters, a coin flip will determine who gets first pick.
-Final 2 players will play one game of Rainbow Road.
-NO CHEATING OR EXPLOITING! EXCEPTION: Koopa Troopa Beach jumps AND Rainbow Road jump.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii-U (1 vs. 1 and 2 vs. 2)

General Rules:

Game version: US Nintendo Wii-U
Game Settings:
Singles: 2 Stock, 6 Minute Time Limit, Items Off, Equipment Off, 2/3 Games (3/5 in finals matches)
Doubles: 3 Stock, 8 Minute Time Limit, Items Off, Equipment Off, 2/3 Games (3/5 in finals matches)
Starting Stages: Battlefield, Final Destination, Smashville, Town & City, Lylat Cruise
Counterpick Stages: Duck Hunt, Dream Land
Note: All Omega stages are banned.

Additional Rules:

Custom moves are DISABLED.
Amiibo’s are banned.
Loading anything on to the consoles from a Nintendo portable gaming system is FORBIDDEN unless approved by the organizer.
You may not choose a stage you have already won on unless mutually agreed to.
You may not play on a stage that is not on the available stages list. This will result in a double disqualification.
Order of events:
Pick characters, then stage striking.
First stage is decided by banning from the Starter Stages in P1(1)-P2(2)-P1(2)-P2(2)-P1(1) order.
Winning player is not locked into the same character for the next match, but has to pick before loser selects character.
Maximum allowed time between games is 60 seconds. Any player violating this rule will be issued a loss.

Super Smash Bros. Melee (1 vs. 1 and 2 vs. 2)

General Rules:

Game version: US Nintendo GameCube
Game Settings: 4 Stock, 8 Minute Time Limit, No Items, Pause Disabled, 2/3 Games, 3/5 for Finals Matches
Starter stages: Yoshi’s Story, Fountain of Dreams, Final Destination, Battlefield, Dream Land.
Counter-pick Stages: Pokemon Stadium.Wobbling is legal. Freezing and infinite stalling are not legal.

Additional Rules:

Winning player is not locked into the same character for the next match, but has to pick before loser selects character.
Following stages decided by winner banning one stage from all stages and then loser choosing.
Any matches that are best of five, there are no stage bans.
You may not choose a stage you have already won on unless mutually agreed to.


Mortal Kombat X

Event Structure:

Mortal Kombat X by NetherRealm on PlayStation 4

Max Players:32

Players per team:1

Format:Double Elimination
Match Rules:

Best 2 of 3 match up (Best 3 of 5 for Winners, Losers, and Grand Finals)

Character Change:
Loser can change character, winner cannot.

Time Limit:99 second

Character:Free Choice

All players must be ready to play at the start of the event!

All results must be reported to the Tournament admin by both participants right after the match.

No restrictions
Rule Changes:
The Administrators reserve the right to modify the rules as needed. This includes changes due to software
updates or releases, event organizer decisions and all other changes deemed necessary to run a successful
tournament. Players are responsible to check the rules on a regular basis and prior to the event to ensure they
are in complete compliance. Players must understand that rules listed are guidelines to ensure fair and
competitive play and are subject to interpretation by the administrators based on the spirit of the game.