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The Big House 8
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The Big House 8
October 5th-7th 2018Detroit, MI
Registration closes 10/4/18

The Big House 8 Compendium

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Melee Regional Crews
The top 2 seeded crews, SoCal and Central Florida, have already been invited. Vote on which crews deserve to join them and compete with the rest!
Support the Region
A portion of the crew goal funds will be allocated based on how many crew shirts are sold for each region. Vote and support your crew with a regional crew shirt purchase!
Support the Artists
Support artist alley creators while getting some sweet merch!
Arduino Setups
Help The Big House team fund 150 arduinos to be used at Big House 8 and bring out the 20XX team as live-support!

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Support Additional Four-Port Arduinos
Support Additional Four-Port Arduinos
They'll be debuting at TBH8 but once produced they can be used for future events as well! Fund the manufacturing of Four-Port Arduinos for Smash majors in the long-term!
$537 raised
21% funded
Bring Four-Port Arduinos to Big House
Bring Four-Port Arduinos to Big House
$2,500 raised
100% funded
1 unlocks
Crew Battle Voting Round 2
Crew Battle Voting Round 2
CLOSEDVOTING
$1,938 raised
Crew Battle Voting Round 1
Crew Battle Voting Round 1
CLOSEDVOTING
$1,751 raised

Shop Products

Direct Donation

11 backers

Thank you for your support!

$20

TBH8 Beanie

11 backers13 left

Navy, Light Gold, and Graphite striped pom pom beanie with embroidered Big House logo. One size fits most.

40% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

$40

TBH8 Backpack

7 backers5 left

This Navy Port Authority backpack with the Big House emblem can carry a lot, not just your controller but up to a 15" laptop with it's separate laptop sleeve, padded back and protective padding on the lower sides and bottom of the bag. Dimensions are 16.75" H x 12.25" W x 4" D (approx. 820 cubic inches).

26% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

$300

Melee Top 8 Signed Controller

5 backers

Get the Controller Chaos controller with this year's Big House design and signed by top 8 of Melee!

Sold Out
88% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

$6

Limited Edition TBH8 Tag

8 backers

Take the experience with you, with the limited edition "The Big House 8" branded Smash Tag. Each 6" x 3/4" hook and loop cable tie is printed in a vibrant yellow text, making it easy to keep track of your controller. Smash Tags help protect that paint job and keep your cord nice and tidy. Great for travel and is always with you. Created by PinkCadi Customs.

35% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

$20

Event Shirt

34 backers

The official Big House 8 Navy premium Next Level t-shirt.

Size Chart

55% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

$60

smash.gg Varsity Big House Zip Hoodie

4 backers

Whether you're a Big House freshman or alumni, this Navy and Gunmetal Independent varsity-striped full-zip hoodie will leave you feeling like the top of your class. Features a brand-new and exclusive co-branded smash.gg and The Big House design.

Size Chart

22% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

$300

Wii U Top 8 Signed Controller

1 backers2 left

Get the Controller Chaos controller with this year's Big House design and signed by top 8 of Wii U!

88% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

$12

TBH8 Water Bottle

14 backers26 left

A navy blue double wall stainless steel water bottle with The Big House printed in yellow. This bottle holds 20 oz, has a twist-on flip open lid with snap closure and has copper vacuum insulation - perfect for hot and cold drinks!

40% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

$25

TBH8 Snapback Hat

6 backers18 left

A blue demin 6-panel snapback hat with the Big House logo. Adjustable snapback closure. One size fits most.

42% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

$90

Custom smash.gg Varsity Big House Zip Hoodie

7 backers

Whether you're a Big House freshman or alumni, this Navy and Gunmetal Independent varsity-striped full-zip hoodie will leave you feeling like the top of your class. Features a brand-new and exclusive co-branded smash.gg and The Big House design.

Take home the ultimate memento by customizing this hoodie with your custom tag! Note that for this hoodie, all tags will be printed entirely in caps.

Size Chart

37% of purchases go to Reward Levels.
Crew Battle Shirts

    $25

    Region: Southwest Shirt

    0 backers

    Represent the Southwest in the crew battle with this premium Next Level shirt in Maroon.

    Size Chart

    44% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

    $25

    Region: Europe Crew Shirt

    0 backers

    Represent Europe in the crew battle with this premium Next Level shirt in Royal Blue.

    Size Chart

    44% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

    $25

    Region: New England Crew Shirt

    1 backers

    Represent New England in the crew battle with this premium Next Level shirt in Maroon.

    Size Chart

    44% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

    $25

    Region: Socal Crew Shirt

    0 backers

    Represent Socal in the crew battle with this premium Next Level shirt in Indigo.

    Size Chart

    44% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

    $25

    Region: Central Florida Crew Shirt

    0 backers

    Represent Central Florida in the crew battle with this premium Next Level shirt in Black.

    Size Chart

    44% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

    $25

    Region: Midwest Crew Shirt

    5 backers

    Represent the Midwest in the crew battle with this premium Next Level shirt in Midnight Navy.

    Size Chart

    44% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

    $25

    Region: Norcal Crew Shirt

    2 backers

    Represent Norcal in the crew battle with this premium Next Level shirt in Heavy Metal.

    Size Chart

    44% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

    $25

    Region: Southern Florida Crew Shirt

    14 backers

    Represent Southern Florida in the crew battle with this premium Next Level shirt in Black.

    Size Chart

    44% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

    $25

    Region: Tristate Shirt

    4 backers

    Represent Tristate in the crew battle with this premium Next Level shirt in Red.

    Size Chart

    44% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

    $25

    Region: MDVA Crew Shirt

    0 backers

    Represent MDVA in the crew battle with this premium Next Level shirt in Maroon.

    Size Chart

    44% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

    $25

    Region: PNW Crew Shirt

    2 backers

    Represent the PNW in the crew battle with this premium Next Level shirt in Purple Rush.

    Size Chart

    44% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

    $25

    Region: Canada Crew Shirt

    4 backers

    Represent Canada in the crew battle with this premium Next Level shirt in Cardinal.

    Size Chart

    44% of purchases go to Reward Levels.
    Experience Shop

      $20

      Melee Stats: Choose the Next Podcast Topic!

      1 backers

      The Melee Stats podcast takes a look at the hottest topics in the SSBM community, featuring the Melee Stats team and special guests. Have the crew discuss and analyzes a topic of your choice on stream!

      Topic must be appropriate, but is encouraged to be obscure. Subject to approval. Customers will be contacted via email to redeem.

      95% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

      $40

      Tafo Talk: Choose a Stream Topic!

      1 backers3 left

      Tafo streams about a topic of your choice, later uploaded to the Melee It On Me YouTube!

      Must redeem by end of 2018. Customers will be contacted via email to redeem.

      96% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

      $40

      Chillindude Wears YOUR Tag on Stream! (Day 1)

      1 backers

      Chillin wears a four-letter tag of your choice, live on stream during Round 1 Pools!

      Customers will be contacted via email to redeem.

      Sold Out
      96% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

      $60

      n3z: Shield Drops

      1 backers

      The mod god himself, n3z, installs shield drop notches for your controller. Must be a send-in order, redeemable until end of 2018.

      n3z will contact you to redeem your order via email. Customer will be responsible for the shipping to n3z.

      Sold Out
      79% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

      $80

      SaveAsUntitled: Choose the Next Video Topic!

      0 backers1 left

      SaveAsUntitled consistently delivers thoughtful video content on the competitive scene of Melee. Now, you can decide on a topic of your choice to be covered in a short YouTube video!

      Topic must be appropriate and on-theme with previous Melee content. Subject to approval. Customers will be contacted via email to redeem.

      71% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

      $110

      Super Smash Con 2019 Discount Bundle

      9 backers1 left

      Covers your Super Smash Con 2019 venue fee + drawstring bag + shot glass + t-shirt + entry into as many events as allowed. This is a $140+ value!

      Super Smash Con Tournament Organizer will coordinate registration details and upgrades via email.

      97% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

      $20

      Off The Sticks: Gamertag Critique

      34 backers16 left

      Casters Ludwig and Slime critique your gamertag on an Off The Sticks episode, live on stream and later uploaded to YouTube.

      Gamertags will be pulled from the smash.gg profile placing the order.

      70% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

      $40

      HugS: Choose a Stream Topic!

      3 backers

      HugS streams about a topic of your choice, later uploaded to YouTube.

      Customers will be contacted via email to redeem.

      Sold Out
      96% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

      $40

      Zain Wears YOUR Tag on Stream! (Day 1)

      1 backers

      Zain wears a four-letter tag of your choice, live on stream during Round 1 Pools!

      Customers will be contacted via email to redeem.

      Sold Out
      96% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

      $60

      Melee Stats: Guest Star on the Podcast

      3 backers

      The Melee Stats podcast takes a look at the hottest topics in the SSBM community -- and now, you can be a special guest!

      Must redeem by end of 2018. Customers will be contacted via email to redeem.

      Sold Out
      96% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

      $90

      DruggedFox Coaching Session

      1 backers

      One hour lesson and coaching session from pro Melee player DruggedFox, redeemable at any event you both attend.

      Customers will be contacted via email to redeem.

      Sold Out
      73% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

      $120

      The Reads: Guest Star on an Episode! (US Only)

      1 backers2 left

      Be the guest netplay opponent on an episode of The Reads with Scar and Toph! You will also be on a Discord call to interact directly with Scar and Toph.

      Limited to United States residents only, due to online ping constraints. Customers will be contacted via email to redeem.

      79% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

      $30

      Melee Stats: Scouting Report

      4 backers

      Melee Stats digs in and creates a scouting report of an existing, relevant Melee region of your choice!

      Must be a city, state, country or conglomeration of them with an active scene. Subject to approval. Customers will be contacted via email to redeem.

      96% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

      $40

      TheCrimsonBlur: Choose a Stream Topic!

      3 backers

      TheCrimsonBlur streams about a topic of your choice, later uploaded to the Melee It On Me YouTube!

      Customers will be contacted via email to redeem.

      Sold Out
      96% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

      $60

      Armada: Choose a Stream Topic!

      2 backers

      Armada streams about a topic of your choice, later uploaded to YouTube!

      Customers will be contacted via email to redeem.

      Sold Out
      96% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

      $70

      Tafo Tutoring

      1 backers1 left

      One hour online Melee set review session with Tafo, analyzing your matches and providing gameplay advice.

      Must redeem by end of 2018. Customers will be contacted via email to redeem.

      67% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

      $110

      Genesis 6 Discount Bundle

      5 backers

      Covers your Genesis 6 venue fee + floor seating + t-shirt + entry into as many events as allowed. This is a $150+ value!

      Genesis Tournament Organizer will coordinate registration details and upgrades via email.

      Sold Out
      97% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

      $600

      Big House Vertagear PL4500 chair

      0 backers1 left

      A Big House Edition PL4500 chair that comes equipped with LEDS - graciously provided by Vertagear.

      *Shipped only to domestic/US locations only. *

      88% of purchases go to Reward Levels.
      Vendor Merch

        $5

        TNC Lanyard

        4 backers146 left

        Top Notch Controllers' lanyard for holding tournament badges, or as a carrying strap for a controller case.

        11% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

        $25

        Casual Fox Shirt

        6 backers

        "You have to burn to be fragrant." JustWharton's Casual Fox design printed on a premium Next Level shirt in Black.

        Size Chart

        21% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

        $25

        Vaporwave Fox/Marth Shirt

        1 backers

        Vaporwavedash's Vaporwave Fox/Marth design printed on a premium Next Level shirt in White.

        Size Chart

        21% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

        $275

        TNC Custom Controller

        0 backers3 left

        Custom made, custom-tinted, custom notched controller, created by Top Notch Controllers. Made to the exact specifications of the purchaser.

        Customer will be contacted via email and will be responsible for shipping to Top Notch Controllers.

        26% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

        $10

        TNC Hand Towel

        4 backers146 left

        Top Notch Controllers' microfiber hand towels for cleaning controllers and wiping off sweaty hands.

        12% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

        $25

        Casual Falco Shirt

        2 backers

        "Hey, Einstein, I'm on your side." JustWharton's Casual Falco design printed on a premium Next Level shirt in Black.

        Size Chart

        21% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

        $30

        Vaporwave Falcon Longsleeve Shirt

        4 backers

        Vaporwavedash's Vaporwave Falcon design printed on a Gildan ultra-cotton longsleeve shirt in White.

        Size Chart

        23% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

        $15

        The Book of Melee Pre-Order

        42 backers

        Covering the history of professional Super Smash Bros. Melee, you can now pre-order The Book of Melee, written by Melee Stats guru Edwin Budding!

        The Book of Melee will release in Q1 2019.

        61% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

        $25

        Casual Sheik Shirt

        4 backers

        "A thing that does not change with time is a memory of younger days." JustWharton's Casual Sheik design printed on a premium Next Level shirt in Black.

        Size Chart

        21% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

        $35

        WaveShine Longsleeve Shirt

        20 backers

        Vaporwavedash's WaveShine design printed on the back of a Gildan ultra-cotton longsleeve shirt in Black (reading, "To Shine," in Japanese), with a simple Japanese text print on the front (reading, "Wave Radiance.")

        Size Chart

        13% of purchases go to Reward Levels.
        Vendor Posters

          $15

          The Spacies Poster Print

          9 backers

          "Gee, I've been saved by Fox. How swell." 18" x 24" poster print of Alldough's The Spacies design.

          29% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

          $20

          Casual Fox Poster Print

          1 backers

          "You have to burn to be fragrant." 18" x 24" poster print of JustWharton's Casual Fox design.

          33% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

          $25

          The Boys Poster Print

          1 backers

          "Pretty smooth flying, Fox." 18" x 24" poster print of GoodDuckyStuff's The Boys design.

          36% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

          $25

          Fusion HA Poster Print

          0 backers

          Not even his final form. 18" x 24" poster print of GoodDuckyStuff's Fusion HA design.

          36% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

          $20

          Pastel Wisdom Poster Print

          0 backers

          "I've been waiting for you, Hero of Time.". 11" x 17" poster print of Vaporwavedash's Pastel Wisdom design.

          33% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

          $20

          Casual Falco Poster Print

          4 backers

          "Hey, Einstein, I'm on your side." 18" x 24" poster print of JustWharton's Casual Falco design.

          33% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

          $25

          Land of Dreams Poster Print

          2 backers

          Clap, clap, clap clap clap. 18" x 24" poster print of GoodDuckyStuff's Land of Dreams design.

          36% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

          $25

          Fox Bayo Poster Print

          0 backers

          "Better luck next time, Bayo." 18" x 24" poster print of Sworderailer's Smash Legacy design.

          36% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

          $20

          Zenigame分隊98 Poster Print

          0 backers

          Making a splash, stay hydrated. 11" x 17" poster print of Vaporwavedash's Zenigame 98 design.

          33% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

          $20

          Casual Sheik Poster Print

          0 backers

          "A thing that does not change with time is a memory of younger days." 18" x 24" poster print of JustWharton's Casual Sheik design.

          33% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

          $25

          ZSS Poster Print

          0 backers

          "Be still." 18" x 24" poster print of Sworderailer's Zero Suit Samus design.

          36% of purchases go to Reward Levels.

          $25

          Smash Legacy Poster Print

          0 backers

          "Duke it Out: As your favorite characters!" 18" x 24" poster print of Sworderailer's Smash Legacy design.

          36% of purchases go to Reward Levels.