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Madison, WI - 04/08/17 - Tecmo Madison XIII: Return of the Mack

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Tecmo Madison XIII is proud to be sponsored by Koei Tecmo of America and in partnership with Bo Jackson's Give Me A Chance Foundation.

More to come...

 

What: Tecmo Madison XIII: Return of the Mack

When: April 8, 2017

Where: High Noon Saloon 701A E Washington Ave Madison, WI 53703 http://high-noon.com

Tournament Website: http://tecmomadison.com
Entry Fee: $50. Includes a tournament t-shirt (size to be selected during registration).
Prizes: We will have cash payouts for top finishers. These will be announced closer to the tournament date.
Start Times:
-- Early bird registration for the main event opens on Friday night at 6:00pm at TBD. This gives you an opportunity to get registration out of the way, drink a lot of beers, catch up with old Tecmo friends, and play some practice games. **More on this to come. Still finalizing details.
-- Registration for the Donnell Woolford NE vs CHI shoot-out also being Friday night at 6:00pm. This is first come, first serve until all time slots are filled.
-- Saturday registration for main event will be from 9:45-10:30am. The tournament should start between 11:00-11:15am. That means that if you don't show up until after 10:30am, we're going to give your spot to an alternate. We strongly recommend early bird registration on Friday night because of this. Also, beer & friends.

 

Maximum Number of participants: 272
The first 272 people who register are guaranteed a spot in Saturday's tournament. Should we get more than 252 people, spots 273+ will be placed on an expansion list that will be finalize closer to tournament time.
 
Please note that all people who register are still eligible to make their way into the tournament as an alternate, as folks cancel in the weeks leading up to the tournament. We tend to get upwards of 10-15 cancellations or no-shows every year, so even if you are in spot 290 at some point, you may end up in Saturday's event without any additional play-ins or list expansions.
 
So, in short, we can accommodate A LOT of people for this tournament, and you shouldn't be discouraged from registering if we cross the 272 threshold. 

 

Tournament Rules and Format: This information is available on the Rules tab of the site. There are a few small changes this year. Please take note.

1. Team Selection & Coin Toss: A manual coin-flip will precede each game. The coin-flip winner can choose the matchup (i.e. the two teams) or defer the matchup choice to the coin-flip loser.

  • If the winner chooses the matchup, the winner is given the P1 controller, and the loser chooses his choice of the two teams in the matchup.
  • If the winner defers the matchup choice, the winner is given the P2 controller,  the loser will then choose the matchup and the winner will select his choice of the two teams.

In summary, the winner of the coin toss either gets P1 and choice of matchup or P2 and choice of teams.

 

6. Lurching is prohibited. If you want to rush with a DL, you must either go outside the offensive tackle or “popcorn” someone on the offensive line. Note that this rule does not apply to LBs.lurching.gif

  • If you want to rush with a DL , when crossing over the line of scrimmage within the restricted circle with a DL, before making a play on the ball carrier, you must first bump or grapple with an opposing player who is not the QB. However, there are no restrictions on DL when the offense is in the shotgun or when crossing over the line of scrimmage outside the restricted circle.
  • lurching.gif Credit to @manyo360lurching.gif

 

8. Controllers: Tournament competitors are allowed to bring their own controller to use in games.  Tournament organizers will also coordinate obtaining equipment for the competition for those that do not bring their own.  Tournament organizers will examine each controller and tag it as acceptable, only tagged controllers can be used.

  • Competitor controllers must be original Nintendo OEM products and cannot be modified in any way.
  • Original NES controllers and NES dogbone controllers are allowed.
  • NES Max or NES Advantage are not allowed.

 

10. Tournament organizers reserve the right to use and allow use of aftermarket equipment. This includes, but is not limited to, NES systems, controllers, and TSB cartridges.

 

11. Participants are NOT allowed to hook up streaming or recording devices to any system that is in-play during the tournament. Those caught doing so will be immediately removed from the tournament.

 

Any broken rules other than Rule #11 will be left to the judges to deem consequence. Typically, first offense is a warning, second a reduction in score, third will be forfeiture of the game and fourth banned from the tournament.

 

Hotel info:

Price Hotel Address Phone Features  
$65 Super 8 East 4765 Hayes Rd, Madison, WI 53704 (608) 249-5300  CRTs <- TBorg Fav
$109-$119 Clarion Suites 2110 Rimrock Road Madison, WI 53712 (608) 284-1234 Shuttle <- Block
$129 Hampton Inn  440 W Johnson St, Madison, WI 53703 (608) 255-0360 Very Close <- Block
       

Registration list: Found here.

 

Questions: If you have a question potentially applicable to all competitors (rules, tournament format, etc), please post such below. This is the official tournament thread. If you have an individual question that requires our attention, you can reach us at tecmomadison@gmail.com.

 

Thanks to @sonofpatbeach @holzy11 & the rest of the Madison crew. 

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Tournament Weekend Events

 

Registration Night

Donnell Woolford Shoot-Out

Registrants will participate in a N.E. (MAN) vs CHI. (COM) shoot-out. Challengers must use the mighty Steve Grogan. (No Wilson loopholes!) The challenger with the most total passing yards in one game will be crowned the shoot-out winner.  The shoot-out winner will play a game of N.E. vs CHI. against Donnell Woolford — a Chicago Bear on the original Tecmo Super Bowl — live on the tournament stream. Donnell will MAN the Bears in P1 while the shoot-out winner will MAN the Patriots in P2, again repping my man Grogan!

*** Depending on registrants, this may be limited to a half or quarter.

 

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Updated 01/17/17 - 28 states represented

Of all those registered, here are those that included their usernames and/or full name sorted alphabetically in groups. There are more that either did not include their usernames, full name or various other info.

 

8-bit MN
aaron b. MN
Adam K. WI
allamerican1569 IL
Americanolineup IL
ARNCOEM CT
Ashman TX
ATL-RB#34 GA
Attack WI
AverageTSBPlayer WI
Bag boy IL
Beau S. OH
Beef Juice IA
Ben L. WI
Bgpapa1 or Shitz IL
Big Hock LA
Bigmv54 WI
Birdhas_uwl WI
Blaise J. MN
Bob Nelson CO
Bob Nelson SD
bobcat26 IL
Boknowstecmo IL
Brandon A. MD
Brandon C. PA
Brian P. IL
Brian S. IL
bruddog CA
Bryan R. TN
Bryce M. ND
Bshooter1 WI
Casual T IA
Chaffee MN
Chase M. WI
Chris F. KY
Chris M. WI
Chuck D. MN
Coconuts WI
Covert Wolfe MN
crestedchris or punkyqb WI
Crimson Creamer OK
Curt WI
D.T. WA
DA GREAT RB#34 GA
Dan K. WI
Dan P. SD
Dan S IL
Dan S. WI
Daniel B. FL
Daniel O. CA
daphilsimmshady IA
Daryl D. MN
Dave N. WI
David C. IL
David S. CT
Dentfordays CO
DEREK V. WI
Derrick S. WI
DETROIT K. MI
Ding WI
Donnell T. CA
Dotdon IA
Dr. Frolf ND
Dr. Walleye IA
DSNYDS WI
Dueceloose TX
DYKES IA
Erik S. IA
Espi WI
Evan R. AL
fabulas fulcher WI
Fargo10 GA
Flash80 WI
Flo IL
FreakinRican MN
gabelikesbutts WI
Gingeman WI
Gio WI
Greg B. GA
gregory k. PA
Gridiron MN
Guadalupe G. WI
hankthetank WI
Hardy Nickerson WI
Hawkeye98 IA
holzy11 WI
Hundtsters clan WI
I don't remember WI
imimmortl IL
IPMAN SOLO FL
J Money IL
Jake P. WI
James B. MN
James B. WI
James V. CA
James W. NV
Jason G. IA
Jason J. MD
Jason K. IL
jbarn54 WI
jebigred IA
Jeremy S. WI
Jerry F. IL
JimSocks13 OH
jmoskwa99 MI
Joe D. MN
Joe N. IL
Joeygats PA
John C. IL
John C. TN
John F. OH
John P. IA
johnny tecmo WI
Jonathan L. IA
Jordan7361 PA
Josepj M. WI
Josh M. IA
Joshua K. KY
Joshua M. IN
justin WI
justinpeters51 IA
KaiserMjolnir WI
Kdog IA
Kevin Cabarello OH
kparker8807 IN
Kurt M. IL
Lamefest WI
Lane1138 WI
Leland G. IN
Leonardite ND
Levi L. WI
LordX WI
Lovetecmo4ever IN
LuckyTool MI
Luke B SD
Luke I. WI
Magnus WI
Majik Man IL
Mark B. WI
Mark K. MN
Mattrick Swayze/OL' Dirty Tecmo OH
Michael F. IN
Michael M. WI
Michael P. CA
Mike B. MN
Mike B. WI
Mike D. WI
Mitchum D. WI
modulonic WI
mort1237 IL
Nameless Loser MD
Nate C WI
Neerrm TX
nelson b. IL
NMUFred WI
Nolan S. MN
Noonan IA
Oklahoma.Bo PA
Peter K.  
Peter T. OR
player121xk IL
Prime Time WI
PrimeTime WI
Proto Man WA
purplehaze OH
Qboilers WI
Realer Dealer CT
red98sethuthut NY
Reggie J. CA
Regulator088 IN
RetroNathan WI
Richard D. WI
Rick D. WI
Rik WI
Robert J. IN
Robert L. IL
Rockman WI
Rodney Peete QB Sneak CT
ronnie d. OH
Roubbins-Jamal L. MA
Ryan N WI
Ryan W. WI
Ryan11p IN
Ryanr 33 fulcher. Ricor33 WI
Samie G. WI
SammieSmith33 MN
Sanchez WI
Sbrandt12 IA
ScienceGuy OH
scline164/outlaws? WI
SCONNIE FL
Scott N. MN
Scotty NY
Seekay WI
Seekay WI
Segathonsov MN
Shane F. MI
Shaun D. WA
Shaun W. MN
SirTed WA
Slaughterhouse SC
Smarty IL
sonofpatbeach WI
Steve C. IL
Steve M. IL
SuicideKing81 LA
Super Duper WI
Sweetness MN
TAstryker WI
tecmo ninja OH
TecmoBo IL
Tecmobowlhomeboy MN
tecmodell42 MI
tecmopsycho IN
tecmorox81 IL
The Baz IL
The ManCandy WI
The Ultimate Weapon OH
the_shield WI
Thegamer1185 IA
Thenicolino IL
Tick WA
Tiffy Poo WI
Tilt WI
Tim Goad WV
timothy p. WI
timothy w. WI
TimPapi WI
Tom G. IA
Tony M. WI
Tory S. WI
Travis Y. IL
Tucker R. ND
tundrayeti311 WI
Tyler M. IA
Tyler P. WA
VogtCD11 OH
Woodshed OH

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wha wha wha!?!??!?!?!  

The opportunity to redeem my performance (both in Tecmo and imbibing alcohol) is amazing.  This is truly a great day for America.  Dave let me know if I can assist--I mean I assume we will need sponsors that can make the winner earn over $50,000.  Or something in that ballpark. 

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Very pumped about this!

 

I'm also interested to see what is chosen as the tournament facility, now that Badger Bowl is closing.

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A truly glorious announcement.  The yearly spring Madison pilgrimage is too good to just disappear.

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Even though the Eagles jersey hides the chest hair, I think we can trust Zangief from Street Fighter can put this thing together.

 

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1 minute ago, Knobbe said:

Even though the Eagles jersey hides the chest hair, I think we can trust Zangief from Street Fighter can put this thing together.

 

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You have never given me a greater compliment.

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Scoping Friday registration locations. Madison vets, any suggestions? We have a short list going.

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It's too bad they won't let us use the badger bowl 1 more time before it's torn down.

 

Could have a burning mort at end and burn it down!

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On 8/16/2016 at 10:59 AM, davefmurray said:
  • qb_browns has been the tournament event director for many years and will continue to do so. Your tournament day will be just as smooth (if not smoother) as it has always been.

 

As was once said about me at Badger Bowl: "He keeps the trains running on time...you know, like Mussolini." 

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26 minutes ago, qb_browns said:

As was once said about me at Badger Bowl: "He keeps the trains running on time..you know, like Mussolini." 

 

Now I know what he was always yelling about from those balconies. And also why the trains have never ran on time in Italy.

 

Dave: we can probably talk offline about registration possibilities on Friday night. It depends on the crowd you're expecting, and whether you want to offer live Tecmo action.

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We already have our first t-shirt design mockup already, courtesy of @Knobbe. What do you guys think?

 

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I love Cubans (sandwich, as pictured above)

Edited by buck
clarification

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On 8/16/2016 at 10:59 AM, davefmurray said:

 

 

Q the Bugles!

 

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