Weds Night Fights 2017 Tournament Season
Wednesday Night Fights 2017 tournament season is here and we are gearing up for another awesome year of fighting game action in SoCal. Teaming up with the beautiful eSports Arena in downtown Santa Ana, we have the space to host the most popular fighting game titles all under one roof! Speaking of popular titles, we are expecting a large influx of new players due to updates and new game releases such as Street Fighter V Season 2, Injustice 2, Tekken 7, Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator 2, and Marvel vs Capcom Infinite. Most of our tournaments are community driven which means they are ran by local community leaders to ensure a quality tournament with the fighting game community. Various tournament titles will also have prizing support by WNF partners at the end of each season and giveaways for our viewers on stream!
eSports Arena Address:
120th West 5th Street Santa Ana, California 92701
Bring Your Own Console (BYOC)
One of the core features of Weds Night Fights is having dedicated BYOC sections throughout eSports Arena. We feel having a BYOC at all times increases the amount of play time for tournament players and to introduce new players to the scene. We have 2 levels of BYOC space throughout the venue so first come, first serve to set up shop with your favorite titles! (Please Note: We have limited supplies of consoles since many are used for WNF tournaments.)
Many community members join events and are genuinely interested in starting a scene on their own. Finding affordable venue space with adequate power, internet, tables, and chairs however can be extremely overwhelming for anybody. We understand the hardships and want to offer you an opportunity to grow the scene the right way. We want to work with passionate members of the community to be ambassadors of your favorite titles. If you are interested in community building, we will provide you/your organization a road map on how to promote, run tournaments, acquire set ups, and stream on your own channel at WNF! Your event will be promoted throughout our social mediums every week and your stream channel will be part of our Level Up Team Member’s page on Twitch! All YouTube replays from your archives will also remain on your channel! If you are interested, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Street Fighter V – PS4
Smash 4 – Wii U
Melee – Gamecube
Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 – PS4
The King of Fighters XIV – PS4 (Bi-weekly)
Super Street Fighter II Turbo – Arcade
Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator – PS4
Blazblue Central Fiction – PS4
Pokken Tournament – Wii U
Injustice 2 – PS4 (WNF Debut May 17)
Tekken 7 – PS4 (WNF Debut June 7)
Marvel vs Capcom Infinite – PS4 (WNF Debut Q4 2017!)
Weds Night Fights Supporters
HyperX returns to support the fighting game community at Weds Night Fights! HyperX gaming headsets is a staple for optimal sound so our players can concentrate on the match. Our friends have been showcasing their latest HyperX gaming headset such as the Cloud, Revolver, and Stingers throughout the season. Make sure to check out the latest deals by visiting http://hyperx.gg/wnfstinger which we are the HyperX Stingers featured on our WNF main stream station!
Our Southern California distributors Arcade Shock and Splitframe are back with continuous efforts in supporting the fighting game community! Distributors of mainstream peripherals and gaming apparel, our friends have season deals on their latest lines for everyone to enjoy. From fight sticks, stick bags, shirts, hoodies, buttons, and just about everything you can equip for your fighting game needs, Arcade Shock and Splitframe delivers!
Eightarc is supporting Weds Night Fights 2017 Winter Season! Distributors of the infamous Qanba fight sticks and apparel for the modern fighting game enthusiast, Eightarc has awesome new products in store for 2017 such as the Drone, Guardian, Dragon, and the Obsidian!
For more information about Eightarc, visit http://eightarc.com
For more information about Qanba, visit http://qanbausa.com
A new supporter enters the ring! WNF is now empowered by Matcherino! WNF competitors will have an opportunity to earn incentives by fans donating directly to the event or through purchasing any rewards featured on our Matcherino page! Matcherino will give a FREE $1 coupon code which goes towards the Street Fighter V tournament and adds to the total prizing of the event. Check out http://matcherino.com and follow our weekly WNF2017 tournaments!
“Matcherino is a crowdfunding resource for eSport organizers, tournaments, and streamers. Prize pools are crowdsourced for players, generating more opportunities for quality tournaments with recognized professional players.
We are building a complete suite of tools for community organizers and streamers to better engage their audience and efficiently and transparently handle donations from the community.
Matcherino’s team is incredibly passionate about games and being involved in the eSports community!” – Matcherino
Okamoto Kitchen partners with Weds Night Fights bringing ‘Japanese Comfort Food’ to the fighting game community. Our friends have stopped by various events such as WNF, SCR, and Capcom Cup in 2016 which has been a major success in keeping our community well fed. Okamoto Kitchen will make their debut this year on our Winter Season Premiere this Feb. 15 and return at least once a month throughout 2017! Make sure to stop by and enjoy quality food by the good people at Okamoto Kitchen during WNF!
For more details about Okamoto Kitchen, visit their site at http://okamotokitchen.com
The following titles will be included for Season Prizes:
Street Fighter V, Smash 4, Guilty Gear Revelator, Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3
*Top 3 overall point scorers will win prizes at the end of each season!
*Season Prizes will be revealed at a later date!
*Future titles will be considered for Season Prizes upon release!
Season Points Breakdown
Every WNF Season event has ranking points which accumulate for an overall finalist prize. We have added 2 WNF boost events during the each mid and season finale events by 10 points. Top 4 finalists qualify to win a prize at the end of the season from our awesome partners.
Season Points: 1st 50 2nd 40 3rd 30 4th 20 5th 10 5th 10 7th 5 7th 5
Mid Season / Finale Points: 1st 60 2nd 50 3rd 40 4th 30 5th 20 5th 20 7th 10 7th 10
Winter: 2/15, 2/22, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5
Spring: 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7, 6/14, 6/21, 6/28
Summer: 8/2, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23, 8/30, 9/6, 9/13, 9/20
Fall: 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/22, 11/29, 12/6, 12/13
WNF Off Season Events
Weds Night Fights off season events are back! Off season events are WNF that run outside the regular season and do not have ranking point value. More games, more competition all year long! Please note: Holidays and eSports Arena special events will have priority over our Off Season events.
Buy-in Prize Distribution
1st 50% 2nd 20% 3rd 13% 4th 7% 5th 3% 5th 3% 7th 2% 7th 2% (If 256 competitors but less than 512)
1st 55% 2nd 30% 3rd 10% 4th 5% (If 128 but less than 256 competitors)
1st 60% 2nd 30% 3rd 10% (If 64 or less competitors)
Weds Night Fights Competitor Pass: $10
Weds Night Fights competitor pass will give you access to main floor, community driven, and BYOC!
Main Game / Community Driven Buy-in: $5 (100% of the buy-in goes toward the prize distribution)
eSports Arena Membership Pass
eSports Arena Monthly Membership: $13 (For frequent competitors, this SAVES YOU MONEY and COMPLETELY OPTIONAL!)
If you purchase an eSports Arena membership, check out the following perks:
- Discounts and Special Offers (50% off Weds Night Fights competitor pass all month long!)
- Access to the Arena (Full access to Level Up FGC section and PCs for other genres of competitive gaming.)
- Early Access to Events
- Member Only Events
Spectating or just watching the action live is absolutely FREE!
If you are coming to practice on multiple days or meet up with friends for casuals, you can utilize the facility any day of the week with your membership or daily pass! As long as the facility isn’t fully booked by a private event, we are providing games to rushdown the competition!
Parking in downtown Santa Ana is FREE AFTER 10PM. There are other alternatives such as nearby parking structures located here – http://www.downtown-santaana.com/dtsanew/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Downtown-Parking-Map.pdf
Hours of Operation
Tournament Start Time: 9:30PM – 2AM (Can go longer depending on amount of entrants.)
Casuals can start from 7PM – 2Am on Weds or 4PM – 12AM daily with a membership!
eSports Arena – http://esportsarena.com