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  • The Splatoon Logo

Two big tournaments, two huge finales.

Play for a chance to win a trip to compete at PAX East!

PAX East // Boston, MA // March 30

Smash—or splat—your way to victory

Whether you're a pro, amateur player, or just love watching the best of the best compete, Nintendo has the tournaments for you—and players of all skill levels are invited to join in the fun!

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  • A picture of Fox from Starfox
  • A picture of Kirby
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  • A picture of Link
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Get Set to Smash!

Players from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico will face off online for a chance to win a trip to the Final Event at PAX East.

To participate, you must register for an Online Event in your region through the Battlefy website.

To see which region you’re in (Northwest, Northeast, Southwest, or Southeast), please view the regional map.

The competition is open to players 13 and older in the U.S. and Canada and 18 and older in Mexico. For more information, check out the official rules.

Online Event dates

Check Battlefy for the specific time for your region.
The top player from each region’s Online Qualifier Final will advance to the Final Event.

Online Event 1

The Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open 2019 Online Event 1 Finals are over.

  • Thanks to everyone who participated—winners will be posted shortly!
Online Event 2

Qualifiers - Feb. 16

  • Northeast Region starts at approximately 9 a.m. PT.
  • Southeast Region starts at approximately 10 a.m. PT.
  • Southwest Region starts at approximately 11 a.m. PT.
  • Northwest Region starts at approximately 12 p.m. PT.

Finals - March 2 begin between approximately 11 a.m. PT. and 2 p.m. PT.

Register by Feb. 16 at 9 a.m. PT.*

Online Event 3

Qualifiers - March 9

  • Northeast Region starts at approximately 9 a.m. PT.
  • Southeast Region starts at approximately 10 a.m. PT.
  • Southwest Region starts at approximately 11 a.m. PT.
  • Northwest Region starts at approximately 12 p.m. PT.

Finals - March 16 begin between approximately 9 a.m. PT. and 12 p.m. PT.

Register by March 9 at 9 a.m. PT.*

All three of the Online Qualifier Finals will be livestreamed—stay tuned for details!

*Each region has a cap of 2,048 check-in players for each qualifier. Total of 8,192 players per qualifier series across the 4 regions of play.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of the US, Canada, and Mexico who are age 13+ (18+ for Mexico) and have access to a Nintendo Switch system, Super Smash Brothers Ultimate game, reliable high-speed internet connection, and a Nintendo Switch Online membership.  Registration Period begins 1/22/19 and ends 3/9/19 at 9:00AM PT. Online Event qualifiers held on 2/2/19, 2/16/19, and 3/9/19. Online Event finals held on 2/9/19, 3/2/19, and 3/16/19. Start times for the Online Event qualifiers and finals are between 9:00AM PT and 2:00PM PT. To participate, register at battlefy.com/supersmashbros2019. Each of the 12 winners will receive a prize consisting of a slot to compete in the Final Event to be held 3/30/19 at the PAX Arena in Boston, MA, daily PAX badges, 3 nights lodging, and round-trip airfare (ARV $2,311 each).  To receive the prize, winner must agree to participate in the Final Event. Final Event will be a team competition; each member of the first place team of the Final Event will get a collectible item (ARV $500 each). Skill of participating players determines the winner(s). See Official Rules for details and restrictions. https://www.nintendo.com/en_CA/switch/events/ssbu-nao-2019-official-rules/ Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc., 4600 150th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052.

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Ink or be inked!

Put together your team of four players and register to take part in this ink-slinging tournament!

Teams will get a chance to qualify in Turf War battles via online Ink Pools on February 10. The eight top teams will then splat it out during the Online Qualifier Finals on March 2.

The final four teams will win a trip to PAX East, where they’ll determine who will reign supreme as the winners of the Splatoon 2 North America Inkling Open 2019!

The competition is open to players 13 and older in the U.S. and Canada and 18 and older in Mexico. For more information and requirements, check out the official rules.

Online Registration Period

Jan. 22 - Feb. 10 at 9 a.m. PT
The team captain must register all four members (and one optional alternate) of the team online via Battlefy.com.

Ink Pools Online Qualifier

February 10

Starts at 9 a.m. PT and ends when the top eight teams have been determined.

Qualifier Finals

March 2

Starts at 9 a.m. PT and ends when the top four teams have been determined. Stay tuned to find out how to watch the livestream!

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of the US, Canada, and Mexico who are age 13+ (18+ for Mexico) and have access to a Nintendo Switch system, Splatoon 2 game, reliable high-speed internet connection and Nintendo Switch Online membership. Registration Period from 1/22/19 to 2/10/19 at 9:00AM PT. Qualifier/Ink Pools Period begins 2/10/19 at 9:00AM PT. To participate, register at battlefy.com/splatoon2. Qualifier Finals begins 3/2/19 at 9:00AM PT. Each member of the top 4 Teams in Qualifier Finals will win a prize consisting of a slot to compete in the Final Event, scheduled to take place on 3/30/19 at 10:00AM PT at the PAX Arena in Boston, MA, daily PAX badges, 3 nights lodging, and round-trip airfare (ARV $2,311 each). For a Team to get the prize, at least 4 players on the Team must agree to participate in the Final Event. Each member of the first place winning Team of the Final Event will get a collectible item (ARV $500 each). Skill of participating players determines the winner(s). See Official Rules for details and restrictions. https://www.nintendo.com/switch/events/splatoon2-naio-2019-official-rules/. Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc., 4600 150th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052.

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