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      Tecmo Super Bowl Tournament Fundraiser in Fargo

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      October 19, 2019

      Saturday  12:30 PM

      502 1st Avenue North , in Basement
      Fargo, North Dakota

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      Tecmo Super Bowl Tournament Fundraiser

      Retro game lovers of all ages! Come out for an afternoon of competition and fun, raising money for an awesome non-profit organization! Event Schedule: Registration - 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Kickoff - 1:15 pm Tournament Details: Cost: $25.00. Paid tournament admission includes an unlimited daypass ($15 value), so while you are not playing in the tournament, Replay Games has hundreds of other games available to play! Prize pool will also be split 60/30/10% for the top three winners of the tournament, respectively. PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER PRIOR TO KICK-OFF TO COMPETE! Prizes: In addition to the possible cash prizes, there will be many more surprise gifts and treats for participants and spectators throughout the tournament. Rules: Tecmo Madison aka Tundra National Championship Rules (see below FAQ) Format: Bracket play with double elimination Frequently Asked Questions: I'm interested in watching/supporting a tournament participant, but I do not want to play. Can I still come? Yes! Spectators are welcome to come cheer on for their favorite player and enjoy the action! We hope if you are coming to watch, you will donate to the event as well, to help offset costs and support F5 Project! Will there be food and beverages? There are an assortment of snacks and beverages available for purchase. There are also a variety of restaurants and coffee shops downtown for attendees to check out too. Is there a minimum age requirement? This tournament is open for all ages What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Street parking will be available downtown, and there are a few paid lots as well. However, the Robert Commons and Block 9 Parking Ramps are free to use on the weekends! Public Transportation via MATBUS is also available in the downtown area. Find out more about downtown parking at Replay Games here Procedures and Game Play Team Selection and Coin Toss: A manual coin-flip will precede each game. The coin-flip winner will choose the matchup (i.e. the two teams) and which controller. The coin-flip loser then selects one of the two teams. “One Matchup Once” Rule: The coin-flip winner can only select a particular matchup once throughout the entire tournament. For instance, if Player A wins the toss and selects Packers-Browns, Player A cannot call that exact matchup for the rest of the tournament. Player B, however, is free to select that matchup later in the tournament. Customizing Playbooks and Lineup Changes: Customizing playbooks is permissible. You can access your “change” screen (screen where you check player conditions and make substitutions) only twice per half. This helps speed up the games. WR/TE at RB: A WR/TE cannot carry the football unless it is a reverse. You can insert a WR or TE into a RB slot for lead blocking purposes, but he cannot carry the football. To further clarify, players such as Ernest Givins, Ricky Sanders, and Andre Rison cannot carry the football unless it is a reverse. Please note that this rule differs from that which existed in prior years. No Ties/Overtime: No game can end in a tie. If a game is tied when regulation concludes, competitors will proceed to OT. All OT’s will be 5-minute sudden death periods. If no one scores in the first OT, the second OT will be only the first quarter in a new game. This process will be repeated until a winner emerges. So that one competitor does not start with the ball in every OT period, the receiving team (i.e. team that gets the ball first) shall alternate beginning with the second OT period. Lurching: Lurching is prohibited. If you want to rush with a DL, you must either go outside the offensive tackle or “popcorn” someone on the offensive line. You cannot simply go around your blocker and dive. Note that this rule does not apply to LBs. Nintendo Malfunctions: If there is an equipment failure in the first half, games will be replayed from the start. If equipment malfunctions in the 2nd half, only the second half is replayed. In that event, the scores from each half are added together to obtain a final score. If the game was uncompetitive or the equipment malfunctioned due to human error, the tourney organizers reserve the right to declare a winner without replaying any portion of the game. Tournament Disputes: Cassidy Schnase & Adam Martin are the tournament referees. Should either one of them be indisposed, the other will decide all disputes. Controllers: Participants are allowed to bring their own controller, but it has to be an official Nintendo rectangle controller, official Nintendo dogbone controller, or the official Hyperkin Cadet NES controller. Contact You can send event questions to Ricky at: Follow the F5 Project and Replay Games for other events and news!

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