The Arkansas Special – June Edition

Proudly Presented by The Arkansas Fighting Game Network, River Valley LAN, and Mizewell Games

Full event page can be found at Smash.gg/TASJun

The Arkansas Special is a monthly fighting game tournament series designed to showcase some of the best talent in the region. The game listing changes every month and the list for the following month’s tournament will always appear at the bottom of the the details below so everyone will have time to prepare for their favorite game.

Every tournament will have a full ranking associated with it. This will -ONLY- take into account matches played at The Arkansas Special and is not intended to compete with any PR or other type of ranking. Players at the top of their game will be featured in promotional material and prizes will be given to those who can maintain top status in their game for an extended period of time.

Don’t see your game listed or want to do a special event like an exhibition or team tournament? Talk to the tournament organizers and we’ll see what we can do to make it happen! This is a community event run BY the community and FOR the community, so we want to do what we can to earn everyone’s support!

The Arkansas Fighting Game Network is partnered with River Valley LAN, which is a 24-Hour LAN Party featuring many of the most fun PC games on the market. They host their events in Russellville, AR on the last Friday of every month. Please visit http://www.rivervalleylan.com/ to learn about their group!

DETAILS:

Date and Location:
June 30, 2018
Mizewell Games
2125 Harkrider St #36
Conway, AR 72032

Contact Info:
ArkansasFighters@gmail.com
512 522 8563

Games:
– Dragon Ball FighterZ (PS4)
– Street Fighter V (PS4)
– Super Smash Bros. Melee (Singles and Doubles)
– Super Smash Bros. for WiiU (Singles and Doubles)
– Tekken 7 (PS4)
– Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (Xbox 360) *Converters for PS1/PS2/PS3/PS4/Xbox One controllers available.
– BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle (PS4)
– Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection (PS4)
– ***Side Tournament: Project: M. $5 Tournament Fee. Details/registration at the event. Note: Main tournament matches will be prioritized ahead of side tournament matches.***

Cost: (At this time, you may “pre-register” online, but payments must be done AT THE VENUE)
– $10 Registration Fee
– $3 Off if you bring a FULL tournament quality set-up including updated console, game, and low-lag monitor or CRT. Discount limited to one per person.
– Quantity of discounts may be limited to the amount necessary to fulfill tournament needs
– $10 Per Game Prize Pot Fee (100% of this will go towards prize payout)
– $10 Per Doubles Team Prize Pot Fee ($5 per player)
– $5 For Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection Prize Pot Fee (100% of this will go towards prize payout)
– Spectating is FREE.

Prize Structure:

Standard Payout (Applies to everything except exceptions below):
– 1st Place – 60%
– 2nd Place – 30%
– 3rd Place – 10%

– Melee Specific Exceptions: For Singles, if >32 players, payout is 40% / 25% / 15% / 10% / 5% / 5%. For Doubles, if <5 Teams, Winner Take All. From 5-16 teams: 70% / 30%. If >16 Teams, 60% / 30% / 10%. Receive a $20 bonus if you are the highest placing non-PR Melee doubles team.

– Smash for WiiU Payouts: To be announced by Paul Kagebein at tournament. Every participant in the event will also receive an entry into a raffle for a free copy of Smash Switch provided by Paul.

– Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection is Winner Take All.

– Receive a 15% BONUS if you take your winnings as STORE CREDIT instead of cash.

Preliminary Schedule of Events:

– 12 PM – 1 PM: Registration for ALL games; Pizza Available for Purchase
– 2 PM: Melee Doubles, Dragon Ball FighterZ
– 3 PM: Smash for WiiU Doubles, Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection
– 4 PM: Super Smash Bros. Melee, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3
– 5 PM: Super Smash Bros. for WiiU, Street Fighter V
– 6 PM: Tekken 7, BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle

NOTE: Latest Registration for each game without penalty will end PROMPTLY one hour before that game’s tournament begins. If you are later than this, you WILL BE CHARGED A FEE to be added to your respective tournament(s) (provided there is room). We are working very hard to make sure tournaments are ran ON TIME.

Complete Rules can be found at http://arkfighters.com/extra/tournament-rules/

Live-Streamed on https://Twitch.TV/ARKFighters

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