2upGamers Trenchtown Gaming Tournament 17 August Details and Pre-Registration

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Trenchtown has made it to its third month in a row, which is pretty impressive right? Following a hugely successful event on 13 July, which saw over 90 players in attendance, the 17 August event will offer more from the 2upGamers eSports crew and friends.

Due to the close proximity of the Western Cape Provincial event, the Trenchtown 17 August event will offer an alternative option for first-person shooter fans on console, along with returning favourites and some new additions.

On Saturday 17 August, you can join us for Halo 4 (Free-for-all on Xbox 360), FIFA 13 (on both Xbox 360 and PS3), Injustice: Gods Among Us (PS3), Street Fighter IV (PS3) and Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (PS3). The Street Fighter IV and Tekken Tag Tournament 2 competitions will be operated by our good friends from Cape Town Showdown.

The choice of Halo 4 is due to the current ‘Global Championship‘ running which boasts a prize pool of a mammoth $500,000. We obviously can’t match that unfortunately, but we can assure you will have a fantastic experience.

All the games are about individual skills and abilities this time around, and if you happen to be one of those impressive individuals, you can share in a minimum prize pool of R2000.There will also be some sponsored products up for grabs in random giveaways.

Registration for the event is R60 per player per game, but if you pre-register, you will only be charged R50 on the day. For an extra R30, you will get a margarita pizza chucked in. To make registration run smoother, we urge you to pre-register (select the tab above to do so), and to bring along the correct amount for payment – that way your time in the queue will seem to fly by.

There will also be a cosplay competition happening on the day as well as a few stalls to check out, so you should be pretty entertained. The best cosplayer on the day (as voted by the participating gamers) will win a R100 voucher from Krafts By Witch Knight and R100 cash from Zombiegamer.

The Details:

  • Date:     Saturday 17 August 2013
  • Time:    10am to 10:45am – Registration. 11am until finished – Matches.
  • Where:                Trenchtown, 92 Station Road, Observatory, Cape Town
  • What:   Halo 4 ‘Free-for-All’ on Xbox 360. FIFA 13 1v1 on Xbox 360 and PS3. Injustice: Gods Among Us on PS3. Street Fighter IV on PS3. Tekken Tag Tournament 2 on PS3.
  • Cost:      Pre-registered: R50 Registration (per player per game), or R80 for Registration with a Margarita Pizza. If you register on the day, costs will be R60 and R90 respectively.

Event Schedule:

  • 10am:    Registration
  • 11am:    Matches start – Halo 4, FIFA 13 and Street Fighter IV
  • 1pm:      Matches start – Injustice: Gods Among Us
  • 2pm:      Matches start – Tekken Tag Tournament 2
  • Expected completion depends on the number of entrants per game.

Prize Pool

Please note that no tournament will go ahead with less than eight players.

CASH PRIZE POOL PER GAME
1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place 4th Place 5th & 6th 7th & 8th
Minimum: R500 cash prize pool (Requires 8 players at least)
R250 R150 R100
16 Players +: R750 cash prize pool
R400 R200 R100 R50
32 Players+: R1000 cash prize pool
R500 R250 R150 R100
48 Players+: R1750 cash prize pool
R650 R350 R250 R200 R100 R50
64 Players+: R2500 cash prize pool
R1000 R500 R300 R250 R125 R100
80 Players+: R3000 cash prize pool
R1250 R600 R400 R300 R125 R100
96 Players+: R3500 cash prize pool
R1500 R750 R500 R300 R125 R100

All necessary equipment will be supplied, however, if you would prefer to bring your own headsets and controllers, please feel free to do so.

Players under the age of 18 are welcome, but we will require a letter of consent (we will supply a standard letter if required) to be brought along, and players under 18 will be clearly marked on the day to ensure no naughty attempts at acquiring alcohol is attempted.  In fact, anyone caught drinking underage or assisting with purchasing for underage players will be immediately disqualified from the tournament.

Please note that there will be a standard terms and conditions in effect on the day to ensure a fair and honest tournament.  Rulesets will be available on the day, but can be forwarded earlier if required.

If you have any queries please email: dredd@zombiegamer.co.za

**UPDATE** Additional prizes have been added, as well as a cosplay competition. Details here.

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About Zombie Dredd

Wannabe gaming journalist. Wannabe zombie. And sometimes clan leader of OAP. Clint O'Shea when in his human disguise.