[Bris] When’s USF4 tournament @ GUF Brisbane – January 29th

It might be a new year, but Street Fighter IV is alive and well at GUF Brisbane. Team Solid will be hosting an Ultra Street Fighter IV tournament for those looking to vortex and Focus Attack their way through the competition on January 29th. The tournament will be run on Xbox 360 and entrants will be able to play casuals after the tournament until the store closes. Here are the details:

Date: Sunday, January 29th
Time: Doors open at 11:30am, tournament begins at 12:30pm.
Location: Level 1, 279-281 Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, QLD 4006
Entry Fee: $10

For full details, including tournament format, rules and prizes, visit the official event page on Facebook.

[Bris] Sonic Boom 12 – January 22nd

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The newly formed Team Solid will be hosting 2017’s first Sonic Boom in just a couple of short weeks at GUF Brisbane. PC setups will be used for SFV, so be sure to bring a compatible controller with you on the day. Here are the details:

Date: Sunday, January 22nd
Time: Doors open at 11:30am, tournament begins at 12:30pm.
Location: Level 1, 279-281 Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, QLD 4006
Entry Fee: $5 venue fee, $5 tournament fee (SFV)

For full details, including tournament format, rules and prizes, visit the official event page on Facebook.

[Woll] Monday Night Fights: Season 6 (Week 6)

The Wollongong FGC returns with another edition of Monday Night Fights at the University of Wollongong next Monday, January 9th. Final Fight features tournaments for Street Fighter V, Super Smash Bros. Melee and Super Smash Bros. 4. A free-play area will also be available where attendees can play other games using BYO setups. Below are the full details for the event as well as links to Challonge brackets for every game, where you can signup ahead of time:

For full details, including tournament rules and start times, visit the official event page on Facebook.

[Can] 3D6 – Loaded Dice feat. Street Fighter V – January 21st

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Stick Addiction‘s monthly meet up returns to Three D6 in Canberra on Saturday January 21st and will feature some hot Street Fighter V action. $10 gains you access to casual play for the whole day as well entry into the tournament. Details are as follows:

Date: Saturday, January 21st
Time: 11am
Location: Loaded Dice, Unit 5 38 Reed St North Greenway, Tuggeranong, ACT Australia 2900
Entry Fee: $10

For further details, visit the event page.

[SYD] York Street Battles #48 – January 28th

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2017’s first YSB is almost upon us, featuring a tonne of tournament and casual play in the heart of Sydney’s CBD. There’s a heap to look forward to this month, as it marks Sydney’s first Season 2 tournament for Street Fighter V, Tekken 7 will be returning with the public debut of a brand new build featuring characters Lee and Miguel, the Virtua Fighter community will be running a War Games exhibition in place of a tournament this month and much, much more. You can save yourself a bit of hassle by registering for the event ahead of time, so pre-register for January’s YSB here. Please note, you must provide staff with a purchase receipt from PayPal upon entry or your prepayment cannot be validated.

There’s a lot to look forward this month as always, here are the details:

Date: Saturday, January 28th
Time: 11:30am – 10:30pm
Location: Red Room, Level 1, 99 York St Sydney NSW 2000
Entry Fee: $20 at the door or online (pre-reg here)

Centralised registration will cease at 2pm so if you arrive after that, please find one of the tournament organisers floating around and sign up via one of us. Registration for all Smash games open at 12 and close at 12:30.

Tournament times for this month are as follows, please note that the times have changed from 2016’s schedule:
12:30pm – Super Smash Bros. Melee, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
1:00pm – Street Fighter V ($5)
2:00pm – Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown War Games
3:00pm – The King of Fighters XIV
4:00pm – , Super Street Fighter II Turbo, BlazBlue: Centralfiction
Tekken 7
5:30pm – Mortal Kombat X ($5), Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator

Tournament participation is optional and tournaments will only be run if there are a sufficient number of entrants for each bracket on the day. Signups will open 30 minutes before each scheduled start time, look for a YSB staff member to register. The tournament fee for SFV and MKX is $5 with the entry distributed to the top 3 players. Tournament fees for other games are up to the organiser of each respective tournament and will be decided on the day.

In addition to the listed tournaments, there will be plenty of casuals available for a variety of games on the day. These range from the KOF franchise to older titles to a variety of anime games. If you’d like to co-ordinate casuals for a particular game, drop a comment on the Facebook event or speak to a YSB staff member on the day and we’ll be more than happy to try and co-ordinate a setup. BYO set-ups are also strongly encouraged.

See you there!

[Bris] Throwdown Thursday | SFV Casuals – January 5th

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Throwdown Thursday returns tomorrow featuring casual sessions for Street Fighter V. These casual sessions, organised by Brisbane Fighters at GUF Brisbane, provide a great chance for players of all skill levels to get some practice between local tournaments. The details for the event are as follows:

Date: Thursday, January 5th.
Time: 4:00pm
Location: Level 1, 279-281 Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, QLD 4006
Entry Fee: $5 venue fee

For more details on Throwdown Thursday visit the event page on Facebook.

[Syd] Bingefest 2016 results

Yesterday marked a special day in Australian FGC history, as we wrapped the first ever tournament to be held at the Sydney Opera House! There was a great mix of old and new faces, and players of all skill levels got to appreciate this unique Street Fighter experience. The full results for yesterday’s tournament (and the last Sydney tournament of 2016) can be found below:

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1st) Ibz
2nd) DD
3rd) BK
4th) Tarek
5th) Yavi
5th) Yunus
7th) Burnout
7th) Like Ross
Bracket

That’s it for Sydney tournaments in 2016, we’ll see you all back in January for YSB!

[Hob] Area 52 Friday Night Fights feat. BlazBlue: Central Fiction – December 16th

BlazBlue: Central Fiction will be making its debut at Area 52 e-sports in Hobart this weekend in the form of a double elimination tournament. The tournament will be a double elimination bracket and will also be live streamed on Twitch. Here are the details:

  • Date: Friday, December 16th
  • Time: 6pm
  • Location: Area 52, 104 Elizabeth Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000
  • Entry Fee: Free

Those interested can find out more about the tournament by checking out the Facebook event.

[Bris] The Comeback! USF4 tournament @ GUF Brisbane – December 18th

In the final days before the new Street Fighter V season drops, GUF Brisbane will be hosting an Ultra Street Fighter IV tournament for those looking to revisit the last Street Fighter entry. The tournament will be run on PC and entrants will be able to play casuals after the tournament until 5pm. Here are the details:

Date: Sunday, December 18th
Time: Doors open at 11:30am, tournament begins at 12:30pm.
Location: Level 1, 279-281 Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, QLD 4006
Entry Fee: $10

For full details, including tournament format, rules and prizes, visit the official event page on Facebook.