Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Squad Strike Challenge 2023

Livestream begins Friday, Sept. 1 at 3 p.m.

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The Battlefield stage from the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game.

It’s squad-vs-squad in a single-elimination, best-of-three tournament featuring the Squad Strike game mode from the Super Smash Bros.™ Ultimate game. Open to players ages 13 and up.

Each player chooses three fighters as their squad and sees which crew is the champion! Prizes include a Grand Prize trophy and a commemorative coin.

Max 256 competitors. Registration is now closed. Limited standby line for in-person attendees without a Warp Pipe Pass to compete may be available.

Players will compete in a 1v1 single-elimination, best-of-three bracket in the Squad Strike mode with the following rules:

  • FormatTag Team
  • Stock3
  • Time7 minutes
  • FS MeterOff
Items: Low
  • Smash Ball
  • Container
  • Star Rod
  • Home-Run Bat
  • Fire Bar
  • Killing Edge
  • Ray Gun
  • Drill
  • Bob-omb
  • Green Shell
  • Mr. Saturn
  • Pitfall
  • Banana Peel
  • Unira
  • Boomerang
  • Screw Attack
Stage Selection: Random
  • Battlefield
  • Small Battlefield
  • Final Destination
  • Kongo Jungle
  • Brinstar
  • Yoshi’s Story
  • Green Greens
  • Pokémon Stadium
  • Pokémon Stadium 2
  • Smashville
  • Unova Pokémon League
  • Mushroom Kingdom U
  • Gamer
  • Town and City
  • Spring Stadium
  • Stage MorphOff
  • Stage HazardsOn

Play will continue until 8 players remain. At approximately 3 p.m. PT, the action will move to the stage where these top 8 players will compete for the Grand Prize trophy.


Grand Prize


First Prize


Second Prize

Gerudo King

Third Prize

  • Retrostar

  • Ltserg94

  • Jramen

  • Tokokero

Grand Prize

The Grand Prize trophy features a depiction of the Final Destination stage from the game.

Grand Prize trophy

The commemorative coin features the tournament logo on one side.

Commemorative coin

Cartoon Violence, Suggestive Themes, Comic Mischief