You can find the full tournament schedule below - 

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - 

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Saturday's tournament is for those of you with a competitive composition; 1v15 stocks3 minute roundsbattlefield onlyno final smash. It's all to play for. Battle your way through round after grueling round to be crowned PLAY Expo Blackpool's Super Smash Bros Champion!
You can bring your own controller, only GameCube & Pro Controllers are permitted due to interference with other consoles. 

Sunday's casual community tournament will feature the very things that made Smash a fan favourite; Any MapAll Items, and Final Smashes enabled!

Tournament sign-ups will take place at the Tournaments Registration Desk by the side of the Main Stage from 11am.


Super Mario Kart SNES - 

Sami Cetin, one of the fastest Super Mario Kart SNES players in the UK will be running a Super Mario Kart SNES Tournament on the Saturday!

The schedule for the Saturday is as follow:

11am - 3pm: Register for the tournament with Sami to enter the time trial qualifier. Registration closes at 3pm

3pm - 4pm: The Top 8 fastest players will compete in 2 player Match Race playoffs, with the winner receiving a medal!

On the Sunday Sami will be running side challenges and time trials open for casual play.

So if you're a savant at Super Mario Kart, then you won't want to miss out!


RetroCollect Tournament Lineup -

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We'll be hosting yet another tournament at PLAY Expo Blackpool: RetroCollect's Retro Challenge!

10 TV's of cruel retrogaming concoctions with bragging rights on the line!

  • Sonic The Hedgehog Boss Rush Challenge - Beat all six Robotnik battles without a single ring
  • Alex Kidd In Miracle World 2 High Score Challenge - Get the best possible score on this unofficial Master System sequel made by Ian Wall (@ian8bit) from Sega8bit
  • Donkey Kong Jungle Rumble High Score Challenge - Storm through as many levels as possible, collecting every banana in sight before the time runs out
  • Nintendo World Championships 2018 - The famous NWC Competition Cartridge comes to Play Expo - well, an unofficial one at that. Three games, five minutes!
  • TOCA Touring Cars 2 - The Ultimate Fastest Lap Challenge
  • Moto GP 3 - Slippery Track Lap Challenge
  • Ridge Racer Dance Mat 
  • Super Mario Bros U-Force
  • Sonic The Hedgehog Sega Activator

Just head over to the RetroCollect stand in the tournament area to sign up.

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