Our venue is open 24/7 from Friday morning through Sunday night this year, so you can hang out with fellow attendees overnight! Check out this list of activities you can participate in throughout the weekend outside of the main tournament competition.


We are excited to be welcoming two arcade game vendors, Kdogs Arcade and Psychic Drive, into The Big House venue this year!

Arcade games are available to play 24/7 for all attendees, competitor or spectator, starting Friday morning and through Sunday evening.

Kdogs Arcade lineup:

Initial D V7
Initial D V7
Flash Beats
In the Groove
Sound Voltex Booth
Future TomTom
Pop’N Music
Reflec Beat

Psychic Drive lineup:

Killer Instinct
Monkey Ball
Virtual On
Virtual On
DDR Extreme
Flash Beats
Blast City – Marvel Vs Capcom 2
Blast City – Windjammers
Blast City – Tetris Grandmaster 3
Blast City – Fighting Vipers
New Astro City – Street Fighter 3rd Strike
Astro City – Bishi Bashi Champ
Astro City – Magical Drop III
Net City – Ikaruga


The Big House team is very excited to announce that the Super #SmashBrosUltimate demo on Nintendo Switch will be playable at the Nintendo of America booth at this year’s event!

All attendees, competitor or spectator, can participate in the public demo. Make sure to get to the venue early to get as much gameplay in as possible!


Public demo hours

Friday, October 5: 12pm-9pm EST
Saturday, October 6: 12pm-9pm EST
Sunday, October 7: 10am-3pm EST

Side Events

We are running extra side events to provide more opportunities for attendees to participate!

These are open to both competitors and spectators, and will be done through on-site registration. Make sure to check-in at the TO desk a few minutes early to register! Any questions, please contact the respective organizer.


Side Event Schedule

Saturday all day:
Wii U on-demand brackets ($1) and Melee on-demand brackets ($1)

Saturday 2pm:
Super Smash Bros. Brawl ($5) organized by @iamrickles

Saturday 3pm:
Super Smash Bros. Melee under-16 (free) organized by @VroZone

Saturday 4pm:
Dragon Ball FighterZ ($5) organized by @MruSuk & @Superbloo

Saturday 5pm:
Super Smash Bros. Wii U under-16 (free) organized by @ShowdownDre

Saturday 6pm:
Dance Dance Revolution Extreme ($5) organized by @zm8land

Saturday 7pm:
Magical Drop III ($5) organized by @misstolkien

Saturday 8pm:
Super Smash Bros. Melee character auction ($X) organized by @D_Disciple

Saturday 9pm:
Magic the Gathering booster draft ($20, Guilds of Ravnica) organized by @GamersGauntlet
Please pre-register if you plan on playing in the MTG booster draft here!


Smash Sisters Schedule

Saturday 1pm:
Casual Melee (free) organized by @Smash_Sisters

Saturday 3pm:
Competitive Melee (free) organized by @Smash_Sisters


Make sure to stop by and check out our vendors throughout the venue! We have a great lineup this year:

Battle Beaver Customs
Controller Chaos
Foxpad Customs
Gamers Outreach
Gaming Generations
Multi-Shine Designs
Nintendo of America
Screenwave Media
Top Notch Controllers
Ukemi Co.
Underworld Gamez

More vendors TBA!