Prize Pools are
Payout for all singles tournaments will be:

If over 32 players:
1st Place – 50% of Entrance Fees
2nd Place – 20% of Entrance Fees
3rd Place – 13% of Entrance Fees
4th Place – 7% of Entrance Fees
5th Place (tie) – 3% of Entrance Fees EACH
7th Place (tie) – 2% of Entrance Fees EACH

If 17-32 players:
1st 60% of Entrance Fees
2nd 25% of Entrance Fees
3rd 10% of Entrance Fees
4th 5% of Entrance Fees

Payout for DOUBLES/Teams will be:
1st 60% of Entrance Fees
2nd 25% of Entrance Fees
3rd 10% of Entrance Fees
4th 5% of Entrance Fees

Less than 16 players/Teams
1st 60% of Entrance Fees
2nd 30% of Entrance Fees
3rd 10% of Entrance Fees
Pot Bonus money is distributed into the prize pool and included in the percentage.
All fighting game tournaments are 2/3 rounds  until Winner's Finals, Loser's Finals  and Grand Finals that will be 3/5 with the exception of Tekken 7 and Marvel vs Capcom Infinite. They are 3/5 rounds the full event. (we may run more rounds 3/5 at the TO's discretion and as time permits)
All Fighting Games are Double Elimination Brackets.


Smash Bros 4 and Melee will be using the Shine 2016 rule set. (which is the industry standard)

Melee

Starter stages:
Yoshi’s Story
Fountain of Dreams
Final Destination
Battlefield
Dream Land

Counter-pick stages:
Pokemon Stadium.
General Rules:
Game version: US Nintendo GameCube
Game Settings: 4 Stock, 8 Minute Time Limit, No Items, Pause Disabled, 2/3 Games
Wobbling is legal.
Freezing and infinite stalling are not legal.
First stage is decided by banning from the Starter Stages in P1-P2-P2-P1 order.
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.
Maximum allowed time between games is 60 seconds. Any player violating this rule will be issued a loss.
You may not choose a stage you have already won on unless mutually agreed to.


Smash 4


All wireless controllers are banned. Wii U Pro Controllers are allowed only if the battery is removed and connected with a USB charging cable.

Starter Stages:
Battlefield
Final Destination
Lylat Cruise
Smashville
Town & City

Counterpick Stages:
Dream Land 64
Duck Hunt

General Rules:
Game version: US Nintendo Wii U
Game Settings: 2 Stock, 6 Minute Time Limit, Custom Moves Off, Items Off, Equipment Off, Handicap Off, Pause Off, Damage Ratio 100%, 2/3 Games
Mii Fighters On (1-1-1-1 Default Miis)
Amiibo’s are banned.
If FD is banned, all Omega stages are banned.
First stage is decided by (Rock Paper Scissors) best of 1. Winner strikes, then loser strikes twice, then winner. (1-2-2-1)
Stage is decided by winner banning one stage from all stages and then loser choosing.
Winning player is not locked into the same character for the next match, but has to pick before loser selects character.
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.
Maximum allowed time between games is 60 seconds. Any player violating this rule will be issued a loss.
Sudden Death with a tied percentage will NOT determine the outcome of a tied game. — A playoff match with 1 stock/2 minutes will determine the winner.
There will be no loading anything on to the tournament consoles.



Credit to Big Blue Esports and Shine for their rule set.


WWE 2K18
- Double Elimination Bracket
- Extreme Rules Matches
- If a player is delaying the match his opponent can ask for a 20 count from the TO for them to return to the ring or be disqualified

Windjammers
Format follows Street Fighter with time extended to 99.
Street Fighter V

Kanzuki Beach Stage is Banned

General Rules

Players are expected to treat each other, our event, venue and staff with respect. This is an all ages event and foul language, threats, harassment and physical violence will not be tolerated.

Game Underground reserves the right to disqualify or eject from the event anyone that is not respecting these rules.

By purchasing a ticket to CT Gamercon you agree to appearing on live streams, photos, videos and future advertising for CT Gamercon and Game Underground events.

Any events with less than 8 players or teams may be run round robin with top 2 places paid out.


*Game Underground may add/change rules at any point if needed.



​Microsoft Tournament Rules  

Madden 18 Tournament Rules  

Game Type: Unranked 

Game Style: Competitive  

Fatigue: On 

Injuries: Off 

Even Teams: Off  

Quarter Length: 5 Minutes 

Game Skill: All Madden 

Game Speed: Normal 

Accelerated Clock: 20 Seconds 

Allowed Teams 

Any Current Year Team  

Must stay with the same throughout the tournament 

Rocket League Tournament 2V2  

Team Size: 2v2 

Match Time: 5 minutes  

Default Arena: DFH Stadium ( Teams can mutually agree on a different arena) 

Private Match 

Tournament Format: 

Semi Finals: Best of Five  

Finals: Best of Seven  

Overwatch Tournament Rules 

3v3 Lockout Elimination  

*Single or Double Elimination depends on the attendance  

Map settings 

Ecopoint: Antarctica 

Castillo 

Black Forest 

Necropolis 

 

Map Options 

Map rotation: After a game 

Map order: Single Map 

Return to lobby: After a game 

Disable all maps except for the map that is to be played. 

Heroes 

All heroes are to be set as “on” unless otherwise instructed. 

Gameplay Options 

High bandwidth: On 

Health modifier: 100% 

Damage modifier: 100% 

Healing modifier: 100% 

Ultimate charge rate modifier: 100% 

Respawn time modifier: 100% 

Ability cooldown modifier: 100% 

Disable skins: Off 

Disable health bars: Off 

Disable kill cam: On 

Disable kill feed: Off 

Headshots only: Off 

 

Team Options 

Team balancing: Off 

When balancing occurs: After a mirror match 

Fortnite Duos Tournament Rules 

2 players per team   

2 or 3 Rounds depending on the attendance  

Scores will be based on total kills and placement if team places higher than  

 

 

Call of Duty 4v4 Search and Destroy Tournament Rules: 

Game Rules 

General Settings 

Pre-Match Timer: 15 Seconds 

Pre-Round Timer: 5 Seconds 

Team Change In-Game: Enabled 

Spectating: Team Only 

Spectating POV: First Person Only 

Killcam: Enabled 

Mini-Map: Normal 

Battle Chatter: Disabled 

Announcer: Enabled 

Health and Damage 

Hardcore Mode: Disabled 

Health: Normal 

Health Regeneration: Normal 

Friendly Fire: Enabled 

Number of Lives: 1 Life 

Teamkill Kick Limit: Unlimited 

Headshots Only: Disabled 

Explosive Delay: None 

Scorestreak Delay: 15 Seconds 

Spawn Settings 

Respawn Delay: None 

Force Respawn: Enabled 

Wave Respawn Delay: Disabled 

Suicide Penalty: None 

Game Rules 

Round Length: 1.5 Minutes 

Round Win Limit: 6 Rounds 

Bomb Timer: 45 Seconds 

Plant Time: 5 Seconds 

Defuse Time: 7.5 Seconds 

Multi Bomb: Disabled 

Switch Sides: Every Round 

Silent Plant: Disabled 

CODCaster: Enabled 

Game Types 

Search and Destroy 

Search and Destroy - Ardennes Forest 

Search and Destroy - Gibraltar 

Search and Destroy - London Docks 

Search and Destroy - Saint Marie Du Mont 

Search and Destroy - USS Texas 

Item Restrictions 

Weapons 

Lewis 

MG15 

Bren 

MG42 

Attachments 

High Caliber 

Rapid Fire 

Scorestreaks 

Recon Aircraft 

Counter Recon Aircraft 

Care Package 

Emergency Airdrop 

Paratroopers 

Basic Trainings 

Espionage 

Launches 

Requisitions 

Instincts 

Rifleman 

Lookout 

Ordanance 

Concussed 

Bang 

Equipment 

S-Mine 44 

Satchel Charge 

NBA 2K18 Tournament Rules  

Single or Double Elimination  

Game Settings 

Quarter length: 5 Minutes  

Skill: Hall of Fame 

Injuries: Off 

Only current teams in the NBA 

Updated rosters  

*Must stay with same team throughout the tournament  

FIFA 18 Tournament 

Single or Double Elimation depending on the attendance  

General 

Game Type: Friendlies Lobby 

Half Length: 6 minutes 

Controls: Any 

Squad type: Online 

Game Speed: Normal 

Custom Formations: Not Allowed 

Five Defender Formations: Not Allowed 

*International Teams only 

*Must stay with same team throughout the tournament