2019 National Tecmo Bowl Tournament
Format & Rules
In 2019 we'll celebrate 30 years of Tecmo Bowl
Join us for a high stakes tournament Omaha Nebraska
Saturday March 30th 2019 at 12 PM
$65 entry fee. All fees go to payouts. 1st place wins a trophy. Number of players placing in payouts determined by size of field.
In a 16 player field, over $1,000 total will be paid out between top players
2 opening round games are played to determine seed lines
Once bracket is seeded, tourney becomes double elimination event
Each participant plays 6 games at minimum. Every player will have their final finishing place determined by end of competition
Tournament equipment provided includes: 720 resolution HD systems made by Hyperkin & Retro USB
TVs, cartridges, & controllers are also provided by organizer
Pregame coin toss is used to determine team selections
Winner of coin toss can choose team & control player 2, and opponent chooses their team & controls player 1.
winner can name 2 teams in the match-up & the opponent has choice of team & player 2... or opponent can choose to be player 1, and defer choice of team back to coin toss winner
A small set of gameplay rules will be observed. See rules page for details
Payout structure is as follows
Top 3 win cash in 12 - 15 player field
Top 4 win cash in 16 - 19 player field
Top 5 win cash in 20+ player field
Groups of 2 or more players will be separated in the bracket to avoid facing off in early rounds.
See Format & Rules page for additional details
Video below from our annual tournament
Event to be held again at Bigway Burger
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Format & Rules