Anvil Smash - Super Smash Brothers Ultimate in Richmond



  • 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




Super Smash Brothers Ultimate in Richmond


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)

$5 Entry (Singles)



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

3. Doubles and singles entry: $12

Pot Split

Click here

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

2. When a match is called, both players should report to the assigned station within 10 minutes - if the game has not started after that point, players are subject to forfeiting games and/or the set at the TO's discretion.

3. Players required to report to assigned station within 10 minutes of being called. ○ May result in forfeit sets or disqualification.

4. Please refer to the rules for the venue. Be respectful and clean up before you leave.



1. Mid-match coaching prohibited

2. Mid-set coaching allowed

3. After-set coaching is A-OK 

Super Smash Brothers Ultimate in Richmond

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. 

Legal Stages - Click here