CouchWarriors presents: Battle Arena Melbourne 9
Australia's largest fighting game major Battle Arena Melbourne returns for the 9th time on May 12-14 - this year is BIG BAM!
SPECTATOR PASSES ARE STILL AVAILABLE! Speak to us at the door!
VISIT THE BIG BAM SHOP: https://smash.gg/tournament/battle-arena-melbourne-9/shop/bam9-shop
Check out our website with extra details: http://couchwarriors.org/wp/bam9-event-roundup/
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1915054368776469/
View the full schedule details here: http://couchwarriors.org/wp/bam9-schedule/
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.
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.
Date: Friday, May 12th – Sunday, May 14th
Location: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, (Bay# TBA) 1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006
Entry Fees: $10 per tournament (or as listed) Venue entry: $50 pre-reg - $60 late/ on the day registration Spectator: $20 Weekend
Main Games: Super Smash Brothers 4 Wii U Super Smash Brothers Melee Street Fighter V Tekken 7 Guilty Gear Xrd Mortal Kombat X Dead or Alive 5 Last Round King of Fighters XIV
Side Games: Ultra Street Fighter IV Super Smash Brothers Brawl Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 Super Smash Brothers 64 Rivals of Aether Blazblue Central Fiction Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown Super Street Fighter II Turbo Street Fighter V 3v3 Teams (Friday night 32 teams cap) Street Fighter Alpha 2
Pre-registration is $50 for venue entry and will close on April 30th- 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 before the game’s first pool starts. Except for SFV and GG – their on-the-day sign-ups will close on Friday night because their first pools start on Saturday 10AM.
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, 5 stages
– $15K Prize pot bonus for SFV courtesy of Capcom and Twitch
– A huge range of international guests for Smash Bros such as Nakat, with Daigo, Infiltration, Xian and Momochi confirmed for SFV, Saint for Tekken 7.
– Official live stream via Capcom Fighters with guest Commentators including Mike Ross from ESPN and CrossCounterTV
– Tshirts and Merch
– Friday Night SFV 3v3 Teams back by popular request!
– Artist Alley with artists such as Chamba and Bosslogic
– BAM9 Afterparty Sunday 7PM at the General Assembly right next to MCEC! https://www.facebook.com/events/1345221712167209/
– BAM9 Compendium! https://smash.gg/tournament/battle-arena-melbourne-9/shop/bam9-shop
– Cosplay competition: http://couchwarriors.org/wp/couchwarriorsbam9cosplay/
– Tekken 7 New Challengers tournament: http://couchwarriors.org/wp/tekken-7-new-challengers-tournament-bam9/
– Tekken 7 Learn to Play with Expert players from the community
– Tekken Pass: FREE entry and play on over 40 Tekken 7 machines right across the weekend
1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006, Australia