BAM10 (2018)

#BAM10 is the exciting culmination of a decade of community love, effort and hype!

Australia’s largest fighting game major, Battle Arena Melbourne (#BAM10) returns to the world class Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on the 18th-20th of May 2018 to celebrate 10 years of incredible national and international fighting game competition.

BAM10 is proud to represent Australia in global esports series:

Tekken World Tour – Master Event

Capcom Pro Tour

Date: Friday, May 18th – Sunday, May 20th 2018
Location: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, bays 1-2 (Opposite Crown Casino) 1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006

Facebook Event:

Venue entry (allows casual play and tournament entry):

$50 pre-registration
$60 late registration (last two weeks)
$70 on day registration
(Pre-registration will close on May 6th. Late Venue Entry after May 6 will go into Random Pool assignments)

Tournament Entry Fees: 
$10 per tournament (or as listed)

$20 Weekend (can convert to Venue entry)

Cosplay competition details to be announced, requires a Spectator pass.

Signing In :
Doors open at Melbourne Convention and Entertainment Center on ((Friday at 4:00 PM.))
You will be required to go to the Registration and Information desk, and speak with our Tournament Official’s (TO’s) at 4:00 PM to pick up your passes (competitor or spectator) to have access into the Tournament Area.
You are able to sign in and pick up your pass at any time over the weekend, just please account for the large amount of pass pickup’s on the Friday.

If you don’t have a pass, then security will not let you into the tournament area.
Please ensure you have your pass visible at all times.

Pick Up:
You will need to show a valid form of ID (PayPal Receipt / Smash.GG Account / License) when speaking with the TO’s to pick up your pass.

Speak to our TO’s at the Registration Desk to pick up your passes
Once you have your pass, you will be free to play casuals or when scheduled, play your scheduled matches.


Getting to BAM 10

Melbourne Convention and Entertainment Center is located close to both Southern Cross and Flinders Street Stations.
If approaching from Southern Cross station, the venue is a short 11 minute walk away.
In addition to this, you can also take either the 96, 12 or 109 Tram, which stops close to the venue.
If approaching via Flinders street, its a 15 minute walk via the yarra promenade.
You can also take either the 35,70 or 75 Tram and then walk a short distance to the Melbourne Convention and Entertainment Center.
Please bear in mind if you take public transport to observe the relevant public transport laws and regulations. ((Editor’s note: did we maybe want to put a link here to the myki page for out of state players?))

If you are driving in, there is parking both available at Crown Casino as well as South Wharf – DFO.
Parking in both of these area’s is paid, so you will need to observe the relevant requirements.
There is also other paid parking in the city and you can find more information here :

((Editor’s note: link above is broken, we need to find a replacement))

Most Importantly, Good Luck and Have Fun!

Platinum Tournaments

Trophy and Premium Stage Feature Titles

  • Tekken 7 – A Tekken World Tour Master Event
  • Street Fighter V – A Capcom Pro Tour Ranking Event
  • Super Smash Brothers 4 Wii U
  • Super Smash Brothers Melee
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ

Gold Tournaments

Trophy Titles


  • Guilty Gear Xrd
  • Dead or Alive 5 Last Round
  • Injustice 2
  • Rivals of Aether
  • Project M

Silver Tournaments

Medal and DIY games

To Be Announced – Tournament Applications Open Here


Schedule and Pools: TBA

– Double bay at MCEC, a huge 3,000 m2 of space to hold all the action over the weekend
– Free to play casual setups, multiple feature stages
– Global tournament circuits to be announced
– International guests
– Tshirts and Merch
– Artist Alley
– Chillout Zone
– PC LAN Area
– Tshirts and Merch
– Friday Night SFV 3v3 Teams back by popular request!
– Cosplay competition
– Artist Alley
– Indie Developer Showcase
– Retro Arcade (Info TBA)
– BAM9 Afterparty Sunday 7PM (Info TBA)


Sponsorships Enquiries:

BAM10 Sponsorship Prospectus is found here