Anvil Smash - Super Smash Brothers Ultimate in Richmond



Competitive Schedule

Every Sunday

Location: 8026 West Broad St. Henrico, VA 23294

  • 12:00 PM Doors Open
  • 2:00 PM Doubles Signups End
  • 2:30 PM Doubles Starts
  • 3:00 PM Smash Singles Signups End
  • 3:30 PM Smash Singles Starts

Every Monday

Location: 615 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401

  • 5:00PM Singles Signups start
  • 7:00PM Singles Signups end
  • 7:15PM Singles Starts
  • 8:00PM Food/Coffee sales end
  • 10-11PM General close time; flexible at TO discretion


Friendly Tournament Schedule

Location:  8026 West Broad St. Henrico, VA 23294

Every Second Wednesday of Each Month

  • 6:00PM Doors Open
  • 7:00PM Signups end
  • 7:30PM tournament starts
  • 11:00PM tournament ends



Challonge:  Search for "Anvil Smash" and look for the latest posted



Like pool halls, our venue takes a venue fee and players place $5 into a "pot".  This pot is distributed at the end of the tournament to the top performing players. 

  • $5 Venue (Memberships do not cover tournament venue)
  • $4 per team (Doubles – Weekly)
  • $10 per team (Monthly)
  • $5 Entry (Singles)

Examples for Weeklies: 

  1. Singles only: If you’re only playing in singles, total cost of entry is $10. 5 venue, 5 entry.
  2. Doubles only: $7 entry. $2 entry, $5 venue
  3. Doubles and singles entry: $12

Examples for Monthlies: 

  1. Singles only: if you’re only playing in singles, total cost of entry is $10. $5 venue, $5 entry.
  2. Doubles only: $10 per person ($20 per team). $5 venue per team mate, $5 entry per team mate
  3. Doubles and singles entry: $15. $5 venue, $5 entry to singles, $5 entry to doubles

Pot Split

Permitted Controllers

  1. Gamecube
  2. Switch Pro
  3. Joycons (single or paired)

Player Conduct


  1. First 3 people to bring setups with all DLC gets venue waived. Setup must be used for tournament for venue waiver
    1. Addendum: Monthlies – setup waiver for EVERY PLAYER that brings a setup that’s used throughout the entire tournament
  2. Players are required to report to assigned station within 5 minutes of being called. 
    1. May result in forfeit sets or disqualification.
  3. Please refer to the rules for the venue. Be respectful and clean up before you leave.
  4. Reports of temper tantrums, outbursts, or threats/bullying are subject for review by the tournament officiator and can result in either player being reprimanded at the officiators discretion.



1. Mid-match coaching prohibited

2. Mid-set coaching allowed

3. After-set coaching is A-OK 

Game Rules

Handicap: Off

Team Attack: On
Damage Ratio: 1.0x
Items: Off and None
Pause: Off
All DLC characters are legal


Stock: 3
Time: 8 mins


Stock: 3
Time: 8 mins

Miis: Frii at last, frii at last (all Mii setups legal)

Game Procedure


1. Players select a Character for Game 1. It is highly encouraged to use a Double Blind Character Selection.

2. Players select a Stage. Strikes: P1-P2-P2-P1 with rock, paper, scissors deciding who gets first strike.

3. Game 1 is played out, and a winner is decided

4. The winning Player strikes 2 stage

5. The losing Player selects a Stage from the remaining list

6. Winning Player selects their Character

7. Losing Player selects their Character

8. The next Game is played out

9. Repeat Steps 4 through 8 for all subsequent Games until set is complete

Stage Rules



**Hazards off

Modified Dave’s Stupid Rules

Winner cannot choose the most recent Stage they have previously won a Game on during the current set. 

Gentleman’s Clause

So long as both Players agree and are not intentionally slowing down the bracket, any Stage may be considered legal for that set. Please do not abuse this system, as it will be removed if we find it to be hurting the tournament’s runtime.