General Rules for Evo 2019


  • All games will be played on the default settings, unless otherwise specified, below.
  • All macros available via the in-game controller configuration menu are allowed.
  • Hardware programmable input entry, rapid-fire, or other hardware assisted mechanisms are strictly forbidden.
  • Accidentally pausing the game at any time during the fight will force you to forfeit the round.
  • Any player using “Random Select” to pick their character, must “Random Select” again if they win the match, provided that there is no way to pick a certain character in the random box.
  • You must provide your own controller for games played on all systems.
  • Brook Converters are allowed.
  • Cronus Max Plus and Titan One converters are banned.
  • Nintendo 3DS, 2DS, or WiiU gamepad as gamepads are not allowed.
  • Removing the battery or otherwise disabling these controllers is NOT OK.  You may not use these controllers under any circumstances.
  • There is a maximum of 30 seconds allowed between games in a set.

Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition

  • Game version: US PlayStation 4
  • Game Settings: Versus Mode, 99 Seconds, 2/3 Rounds, 2/3 Games, No Handicap
  • The top 8 competitors will play 3/5 Matches.
  • Legacy Controller Mode is banned.
  • Training Stage, Skies of Honor, Flamenco Tavern, and Kanzuki Beach stage are not tournament legal.

DragonBall FighterZ

  • Game version: US PlayStation 4
  • Game Settings: 300 Seconds, 2/3 Games, Default Handicap, Default Damage

BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle

  • Game version: US PlayStation 4
  • Game Settings:  3/5 Games, 180 seconds
  • If the players do not agree on a stage within 15 seconds, the match will be random stage select.

Mortal Kombat 11

  • Game version: US PlayStation 4
  • Game Settings: TBD
  • Winner must keep same character.
  • Stage Select: Random

Under Night In Birth: EXE Latest

  • Game version: US PlayStation 4
  • Game Settings: TBD
  • If the players do not agree on a stage within 15 seconds, the match will be random stage select.

Tekken 7

  • Game version: US PlayStation 4
  • Game Settings:  2/3 Games, 60 Seconds
  • If the players do not agree on a stage within 15 seconds, the match will be random stage select.
  • There will be no customizing colors, names or items at any time before or during a tournament match. Any player that does so will be given a loss.

Soul Calibur VI

  • Game version: US PlayStation 4
  • Game Settings: 2/3 Games, 60 Seconds
  • If the players do not agree on a stage within 15 seconds, the match will be random stage select.
  • There will be no customizing colors, names or items at any time before or during a tournament match. Any player that does so will be given a loss.

Samurai Shodown

  • Game version: US PlayStation 4
  • Game Settings: TBD
  • If the players do not agree on a stage within 15 seconds, the match will be random stage select.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

  • Game version: US Nintendo Switch
  • Game Settings: TBD