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Tournaments Freeze Frame

July 2 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Welcome to our monthly Super Smash Bros Ultimate event!

Pre-registration link:  You Can Now Buy Your Ticket Online!


Things to know before you go: Please BYOC (bring your own controller) – any controller compatible with Nintendo Switch works, unless it has “turbo” or macro functionality, which is not tournament legal.


Bring setups if you can! The first 5 people to bring a full Smash Ultimate setup (monitors not needed) will receive a $5 discount on their venue fee! A “full setup” consists of:

  • A Nintendo Switch with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and all DLC unlocked
  • A Nintendo Switch Dock with HDMI and power cables
  • A GameCube Controller Adapter from one of the following brands: Nintendo, Mayflash, Panda, or Hit Box (if you have a different brand, ask a TO)

Even if you can’t bring a full setup, anything you CAN bring is always appreciated! Having more setups helps us to run the tournament faster and provide more space for casual play before and after bracket.


Time: Doors open at 11 AM and casual gameplay/registration is available until noon. Brackets begin throughout the afternoon and run until completion, aiming to finish by 11 PM.


Cost to register:

Venue fee: $10 per person

Pot fees: $10 for Smash Ultimate bracket, $5 for side game brackets (details may vary by specific side games, such as for teams)

You can pay in advance using PayPal on SmashGG, or pay at the door (cash/card accepted)


Any spectators are FREE. If you would like to play other games available on PCs or consoles in the space during an event, there will be a fee. Ask the staff at for pricing and access.


Main games that are featured: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for Nintendo Switch


Side games that are featured: Freeze Frame features a rotation of side games which may include alternate game modes of Smash Ultimate, or other platform fighting games, or other Nintendo games! The featured side games will be revealed following each preceding monthly event.


Parking: Parking is all around, street, building, and lot parking. FREE! If you are unsure feel free to ask us when you arrive, we will help you.


Live Stream: The tournament will be streamed on our Black Ice Twitch channel: Twitch.tv/blackiceclub


Covid policy: Following CDC guidelines currently


Contact the TO, TacTac (TacTac#8360 on Discord, tactac@blackice.gg email) or Events@blackice.gg for event-related questions. For questions about Black Ice, please message Black Ice eSports social pages.


Tournament Settings: The main Smash Ultimate Singles bracket will be double elimination 1v1, best of 3 sets until top 8, which is best of 5. Side brackets will typically follow the same format, any changes will be shared on SmashGG.



July 2 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm


Black Ice Esports
575 9th St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

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