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[Melb] Battle Arena Melbourne 9 – May 12th -14th

Australia’s largest fighting game major Battle Arena Melbourne (#BAM9) returns for the 9th time on May 12-14 – this year is BIG BAM!.

BIG BAM will be held at a world class venue in the heart of Melbourne CBD – the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), right next to Crown.

BAM9 is also a Global Premier Event on the 2017 Capcom Pro Tour:

(Unlike last year, winners of Premier events are not guaranteed entry into the year-ending Capcom Cup, but are awarded a large amount of points towards their place on the CPT Global Leaderboards – 400 points, in fact: as many as getting to the Top 4 at Evolution!)

With a venue three times the size of last year and running 3 days Friday to Sunday, BAM9 will be a gaming conglomeration featuring FGC tournament hype, casuals and exhibitions, merchant and vendor booths, cosplay competition, potential hands on access to upcoming games, and more.

Main Games:

Side Games:

(Pre-registration is $50 venue entry, pre-registration will close two weeks before the event and on the day entry will be $60.
Registration for Smash WiiU and Melee is pre-registration only. All other on-the-day registration for games must be done one hour (TBC) before the game’s first pool starts.)

If you wish to join the event as a spectator, you are more than welcome! It’s only $20 to take in the event.

– Double bay at MCEC, 300% more floor space for setups, special events and vendors
– Free to play casual setups
– A huge range of player guests in Smash Bros and more
– Tshirts and Merch
-Friday Night SFV 3v3 Teams back by popular request!
– BAM9 Afterparty
– BAM9 Compendium
Cosplay competition
-Tekken 7 New Challengers tournament



Friday, May 12 @ 12:00 pm
Sunday, May 14 @ 9:00 pm
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Melbourne Convention and Exhibiton Centre (MCEC)
1 Convention Centre Place
South Wharf, VIC 3006 Australia
9235 8000