Tournaments, casual games, tips and training – CouchWarriors Ranking Battles are a day long fighters festival! Newcomers are welcome as well as tournament veterans.
NOTE – THIS MONTH THIS THE RANBAT WILL BE SPLIT OVER TWO DAYS. In response to the frankly incredible growth of our monthly events in which we are reaching between 150-200 attendees, we’re taking this step to maximise space and comfort.
We’re bowled over that the community is coming together so strongly and proud to be able to support everyone in having great events.
Day 1 – SMASH 4 tournaments and casuals (other games welcome but not official tournaments)
Day 2 – All other games: SMASH Melee, PM, All Fighters Tournaments – USF4, GGXRD, DOA5LR, MKX
View the changed schedule below
Each “Ranbat” monthly is a chance to play long sets of casual games for practice, but also earn Ranking Points for the tournament games listed below. Look for regular updates on the ranking points here on the site. You can view the current rankings here.
Come play or BYO your setup. Enjoy some casuals or get in your tournament practice going with our structured events.
When: SATURDAY September 26 and SUNDAY September 27 11am-10pm
Where: Brunswick Masonic Hall 6 Davies St, Brunswick North
Cost: $10 Entry + Tournaments (Expected pot fee is $5 per tournament)
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1625802467686607/
Schedule Day 1 SATURDAY 26 SMASH 4
There will be no pre-registering for Smash 4 day
10am – Doors open
10:30am – Doubles signups close
11am – Doubles bracket begins
1pm – Singles Signups close
2pm – Wave 1 Singles Pools (Pools A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H)
4pm – Wave 2 Singles Pools (Pools I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P)
6pm – Top 32 Singles Bracket
If we do not have enough setups th
Schedule (Subject to change)
Schedule Day 2 SUNDAY 27 ALL FIGHTERS + MELEE + PM
10am – Doors, Casual play
11am – Melee Doubles
12pm – SIGN UPS FOR MELEE SINGLES CLOSE (Sharp)
1pm – Melee Singles Groups 1 – 8 (2 Hour Block)
2pm – Dead or Alive 5 Last Round
3pm – Guilty Gear Xrd
3pm – Melee Singles Groups 9 – 16 (2 Hour Block)
3pm – MORTAL KOMBAT X
3:30pm – 6pm – Ultra Street Fighter IV
4:30pm – PM SINGLES (Double elim)
7:00pm – Top 32 Melee Bracket
BRING YOUR OWN CONTROLLER
There is a BYOC / Sticks policy for the event. Our friendly players will often loan a controller, but we ask you to please bring your run! Also, while we should have enough equipment to run the tournaments, everyone will appreciate anybody who can bring setups for casuals and DIYs.
HOW TO GET THERE
The venue is a short walk from Moreland Train Station, Sydney Road Tram, and there is ample parking at the venue . It’s just off Sydney Rd, before Moreland Rd.
Upcoming Event Dates
Ranking Battle 17th and 18th
PAX Australia – Fighting games in the Console Tournament Area: October 30, 31, Nov 1
Ranking Battle TBC
Southern Cross Championships (Adelaide) Nov 28-29
Ranking Battle TBC