Checking In

Once the tournament begins, you can check in for your match by:

  1. Navigating to the tournament's home page
  2. Clicking the View Match button next to the event, listed in the Your Events section
  3. From here, you can click the green Check-In button, then wait for your opponent to check in! 

Creating/Joining the Game

Once you and your opponent are both checked in, it's time to set up the arena!

If you are the higher seeded player, you'll be prompted to create the arena in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. You can do this by:

  1. Booting up Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  2. Selecting Online from the main menu screen
  3. Selecting Smash from the Online menu screen
  4. Selecting Battle Arenas and following the Create Arena steps

Once you've created the arena, head over to the Chat tab and let your opponent know the Arena ID so they can join you! 

You can find the Arena ID by clicking Arena Settings on your Battle Arena.

If you are the lower seeded player, you'll be prompted to join the arena. Head over to the Chat tab and wait for your opponent to provide you with the Arena ID

Once you have the Arena ID, you can join the Battle Arena by:

  1. Booting up Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  2. Selecting Online from the main menu screen
  3. Selecting Smash from the Online menu screen
  4. Selecting Battle Arenas and following the Join Arena steps

Character Picks & Stage Bans

Now that you've joined the arena, the next step is to pick characters and select a stage.

If the tournament is using one of our Smash Ultimate Online Rulesets, you'll be prompted to pick a character and ban stages.

If the tournament is using a Custom Stagelist, you'll want to switch to the Chat tab and communicate with your opponent in order to pick the stage.

Reporting Scores

When the match is finished, you and your opponent will be both be prompted to report the score.

If there's any issues, you can always switch to the Chat tab and Request a moderator if you believe your opponent is reporting scores incorrectly.

After you've reported scores, you'll be prompted to choose a stage and pick a character for the next match. Continue following the instructions until the set is complete!

Verifying Match Results

After completing the set and reporting scores, you'll be asked to verify the match results. This is where you confirm that the reported score is accurate. Click Confirm to verify the results.

Joining Your Next Match

Once you've verified the results, you can click Back to bracket in the top-left corner to see where you currently are in the bracket.

When your next match is ready, click on it to check in and get started!

Repeat until you're knocked out or win the tournament!

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