Super Smash Bros. Ultimate NSE Community Cup

Smash Ultimate
Saturday 4th December

Double Elmination


Online - Results submitted the NSE Discord


As we wont be able to run Super Smash Bros. Ultimate at our finals, we are moving our December Smash Bros. activity online with a one day Community Cup.


1st £50
2nd £30
3rd £20

Community events are open to students and alumni. If you are an alumni and not sure how to setup you account please email

Rules Summary

  • If players are more than 20 minutes late they will forfeit the match.
  • Check in deadline is 1:30pm. Players who don't check in will not get games for that evening.
  • Offensive player names are not allowed.
  • Verbal abuse is not allowed. In particular any use of racist, sexist, homophobic or any other discriminatory language will lead to a minimum 3 week suspension.
  • If a match ends with the successful use of a character’s self-destruct move, the results screen will determine the winner.

Players are expected to uphold the NSE Code of Conduct at all times whilst playing in tournament.

Starter Stages

  • Battlefield
  • Pokémon Stadium 2
  • Small Battlefield
  • Smashville
  • Town and City

Counterpick Stages

  • Final Destination
  • Kalos Pokémon League
  • Yoshi's Story

Players may not pick a stage they have already won.

Game settings

  • 3 Stock
  • 8:00 minutes
  • Final Smash Meter: Off
  • Spirits: Off
  • Damage Handicap: Off
  • Stage Selection: Anyone
  • Items: Off and None
  • First to 1 Win
  • Stage Morph: Off
  • Stage Hazards: Off
  • Team Attack: On
  • Launch Rate: 1.0x
  • Underdog Boost: Off

Mii Fighters: Any move combination - Other player must be made aware of move setup before game starts. This can be done via a discord message.


Match procedure:

Player A refers to the player on the left hand side of the match. Eg. in match Hench vs Kenny. Hench is player A. Kenny is Player B

  1. Player A bans a starter stage
  2. Player B bans two starter stages
  3. Player A picks the stage to play game 1 from the remaining starter stages
  4. Each player then blind picks character for first stage
  5. The players play the first game of the set.
  6.  Winning player of the first game bans two stages*.
  7.  The losing player of the preceding game picks a stage for the next game. 
  8. The winning player of the first game chooses character for next game (this may be the same character)
  9. The losing player of the first game  chooses character for next game (this may be the same character)
  10. The second game is played.
  11. If game 3 is required winner of game 2 bans two stages*
  12. Losing player of game 2 picks a stage (they may not pick a stage played in game 1)
  13. The winning player of the second game chooses character for next game (this may be the same character)
  14. The losing player of the second game  chooses character for next game (this may be the same character)
  15. The third game is played.
Time Stage

Check in Closes

2:00pm Player meeting
2.15pm  Round 1

Final schedule and format is subject to number to signups and may change. Number of rounds will depend on signups.