St. Patty’s Day Duels

13 03 2012

St. Patrick’s Day is ahead of us and what better way to celebrate than with some epic punch-ups and competition? The entire weekend of the notorious drinking holiday will be peppered with all sorts of awesome gaming events.

Starting off the action early will be the recurrence of the Soul Calibur V bi-weekly series at Manawerx/Outpost Games in Glendale on Wednesday. 

Similar to last tournament, players can brush up their skills against others starting at 8 p.m. for casuals. It will cost $5 to enter and the tournament will be a double-elimination bracket. The official matches start up at 9 p.m., which will also be streamed on the Digital Dojo channel.

Following up the Wednesday fights will be LAN Speed Games hosting one of their All-Nighter/Lock-in events on Friday in Peoria. As per usual practice, entrants pay $17.50 to reserve a spot ($20 the day of if there are any open slots) and get sealed into the building from 10 p.m. till 8 a.m. the next day. Pizza, prizes, and tons of gaming will be there for the enjoyment of the players, for more information check out their official event page.

Fighting games take the center stage with a St. Patrick’s Day Ultimate X Team Tournament V at the University of Advancing Technology. The tournament will consist of Soul Calibur V, Street Fighter x Tekken with teams, and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. Casuals are set to begin at 12 p.m. and Soul Calibur brackets begin at 1 p.m. with SFxT (pair mode) following up at 3 p.m. and UMvC3 after at 5 p.m. Entry fees are $5 per a person ($10 per team), with a 60/30/10  prize pot split. For more info, check out the official Facebook event page.

Not to be outdone, LAN Speed Games tags you back with another event on Sunday: a League of Legends tournament to be exact. The LoL tournament the crew were taking sign ups for a few weeks ago is finally here, and it’s looking to be pretty awesome. The action is set to kick off at 3 p.m. and the winning team gets LoL giftcards for each player. Entry fees are $20 for a four-man team or $4 a person. It is unknown at this time if there are still slots in the tournament open, but for more information, check out the LSG official Facebook event page.



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