Sup everyone! I am extremely happy to have #SmashTheRecord return again this year in Orlando, Florida! We had so much hype and support behind the last one, that we had to keep it going with #StR2015! More info below!
For those who are unfamiliar with the event, here is a brief summary. In 2014, Gahtzu stayed up for 72 hours to break the world record for “Longest Video Games Marathon Playing a Fighting Game” while we raised almost $14,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital!
-The venue will be open for about 66 HOURS STRAIGHT!!
-The venue will open at 10am Friday, and close ~4am Monday morning!
-There will be access to events/friendlies all night for each events
$5,000 - Reverse Main-Character Showdown
$10,000 - Lysozy & Admiral Funk Read Children’s Books on Stream!
$15,000 - Oven Mitts Invite (8-Person Bracket Played with OVEN MITTS)
$20,000 - Nairo vs. Anti Ironman (20 Characters, 1 Stock)
$25,000 - Backwards Tournament (Pros Turn Around and Play a Tournament)
$30,000 - Falco Round Robin on Yoshi’s (Westballz, Zhu, Porkchops, Lucky)
$35,000 - Melee Tech Skill H.O.R.S.E.
$40,000 - Commentators Cast Random YouTube Videos
$45,000 - Stamina Mode, No Percentage Display (Smash 4)
$50,000 - Sandstorm Dance Party!
Pro vs. The Baddies Crew Battle(Whoever Raises the Most in 2 Hours Wins)
-Melee: Westballz, Lucky, S2J, SFAT
-Smash 4: Nairo, Anti, NAKAT
Melee Ironman Battle (Full Roster, 2 Stocks Per Character)
-Nintendude vs. DJ Nintendo
-Westballz vs. Lucky
COUPLES TOURNAMENT/SIDE EVENTS:
-All side events will be single elimination with caps of 64 or 128! Be sure to register when we call for signups at the venue!
There will be no tournament registration (for the main singles/doubles events) at the door. Spectator passes will be $60 at the door for the weekend (no day passes)
Event Fundraising Goal: $50,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital!!
October 23-25, 2015
International Palms Resort & Conference Center Orlando
(About 10,000 square feet)
Hotel Sleeping Rooms: $79/Night
Players Confirmed to Attend:
Melee: Lucky, Westballz, S2J, HugS, Plup, Wizzrobe, Colbol, SFAT, MacD, Nintendude, MikeHaze, Druggedfox, Vish, Reno, Zhu, Cactuar, The Moon, DJ Nintendo, dizzkidboogie and more!
Smash 4: Nairo, NAKAT, Max Ketchum, DKwill, Hackoru
Speedrunning: Cosmo, Siglemic, trihex, witwix, iateyourpie, Fuzzyness, MajinPhil, FierceKyo, Ryan Lockwood, ChaosLink, Moltov, Dr4gonblitz, Fizzi, Psychoripper, Smoof
Commentators: D1, Crimson Blur, TK Breezy, EE, PB&J
Streamed by VGBootCamp and Versus Gaming Center!
Casted by D1, The Crimson Blur, TKbreezy, and others!
SOME OF OUR HIGHLIGHT EVENTS:
Pro Players vs. The Baddies
-Give a Pro Player 16 stocks to fight against 20+ 'baddies' at normal stock count! See if the baddies can defeat the bosses!
-It is back!!
And many more!!
Be sure to follow the organizers of the event!
Versus Gaming Center
Alex Chiricosta (@RagingCherry)