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2021 Homecoming Super Smash Bros Showdown Rules

General Rules: 

  • Each player is responsible for having their own Nintendo Switch and internet connection
  • Individual League (1v1)
  • All matches will be best 2 out of 3 
  • Game and Match Results must be reported in the Laurier eSports Live Discord
    • Taking a screenshot of the result is recommended but will be requested only in the event of a dispute
  • The home team will serve as host and be responsible for inviting their opponent.
    • If one player fails to sign in during the scheduled time, they will forfeit the match and the score will be recorded as a 2-0 series victory (1-0, 1-0). 
  • Streaming is recommended in the case of a dispute
  • Game Settings should be default (unless noted below)

Tournament Rules: 

  • Seeding matches will determine seeding for the Championship Bracket 
    • All matches will be best 2 of 3
  • Championship Bracket will be single elimination
    • All matches will be best 2 of 3

Smash-Specific League Rules:

  • Team Size: 1v1
  • Match Length: 8 minutes
  • Best of 3
  • Character selection: Any
  • Style: Stock
  • Stock: 3 Lives
  • Time Limit: 8:00
  • Final Smash Meter: Off
  • Spirits: Off
  • CPU Level: Any
  • Damage Handicap: Off
  • Stage Selection: Loser
  • Stages: Regular
  • Items: Off / None
  • Advanced Rules:
    • Damage Ratio: 1.0x
    • Pause: Off
    • Hazard Toggle: Off
  • IMii: All movesets legal

The eSports Players Manual can be found here. All registrants agree to the Manual as well as these rules upon registration.