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The Big House 8
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The Big House 8
October 5-7 20181 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226, USA

The Big House returns October 5-7, 2018!

What is The Big House?

The Big House is the largest fall Super Smash Brothers event. Since 2011, it has been the go-to annual convention for Smash fans not only in the Midwest, but across the world!

Why should you attend?

  • Amazing venue – huge convention center space and 24/7 overnight venue
  • Travel convenience – hotels within walking distance, cheap transportation between venue and DTW airport
  • Great TO staff – an established reputation for delivering high-quality tournament organization
  • Player experience – opportunity to officially compete in multiple games and events
  • Spectator experience – friendlies, arcade games, side events, and vendor interaction all weekend
  • SSB Ultimate demo – play Super Smash Bros. Ultimate early at the Nintendo of America booth
  • Big spotlight – professionally broadcast on Smash’s premiere livestream platforms
  • Storied history – past attendance that includes Mango, Armada, PPMD, Mew2King, Hungrybox, Leffen, ZeRo, Ally, Nairo, ANTi, dabuz, and more
  • Michigan community – one of the biggest and most active Super Smash Bros. scenes in the world

Quick Links

Official Website: www.umsmash.com

Hotel Room Reservations: available here

Vendor Applications: available here

Volunteer Applications: available here

Media Applications: available here

Pool Assignment Feedback Form: available here

Key Dates

  • July 1: All registration opens
  • July 2: Early bird promotion closes
  • August 1: Venue fee increases
  • September 1: Venue fee increases
  • September 1: Vendors deadline
  • September 13: Hotel room booking deadline
  • September 23: Competitor registration closes
  • September 24: Teammate matching deadline

Spectator registration remains available through event weekend. A spectator badge gets you access to all event activities outside of the main tournament competition, including arcade games, demos, side events, vendor interaction, Smash friendlies, and mainstage viewing.

Events

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October 5th 2018

Melee Singles

SinglesSuper Smash Bros. Melee
October 5th 2018

Wii U Singles

SinglesSuper Smash Bros. for Wii U
October 5th 2018

Melee Doubles

TeamsSuper Smash Bros. Melee
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LiquidHungrybox
Juan Debiedma
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[A]Armada
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C9Mang0
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PGPlup
Justin McGrath
undefinedLeffen
TSMLeffen
William Hjelte
undefinedAxe
TempoAxe
Jeffrey Williamson
undefinedWizzrobe
Wizzrobe
justin hallett
undefinedSFAT
CLG.SFAT
Zachary Cordoni
undefinedS2J
TempoS2J
Johnny Kim
undefinedChuDat
TLChuDat
Daniel Rodriguez
undefinedMkLeo
Echo Fox | MVGMkLeo
Leonardo Lopez
undefinedTweek
Tweek
Gavin Dempsey

Location

Venue

Cobo Center
1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226, USA

Map

Contact Info

Tournament Admins
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URBlind
Warren Grabner
IL
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SYFmudkyp
Chuck Vigus
OH
undefinedLauren
Lauren
CA
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nqztv
UT
undefinedVayseth
MVGVayseth
Alexander Varga
MI
undefinedShadez
GGShadez
Alexander Gamero
MI
undefinedJaaahsh
dBJaaahsh
Joshua Marcotte
MN
undefinedJuggleguy
MIOMJuggleguy
Robin Harn
MI
undefinedSSB64
SSB64
undefinedCurlyW
CurlyW
Max Wasserman
MD
undefinedCTL
CTL
Chris Lee
MD

Rules

Prizing

1st

40%

2nd

20%

3rd

12%
7 prize tiers

1st

40%

2nd

20%

3rd

15%
6 prize tiers

1st

45%

2nd

20%

3rd

15%
5 prize tiers

1st

45%

2nd

20%

3rd

15%
5 prize tiers

1st

45%

2nd

20%

3rd

15%
5 prize tiers

1st

45%

2nd

20%

3rd

15%
5 prize tiers