Gain eternal glory by beating all your friends!

See list of Tournaments below.


Prove your skills in the single best selling video game of all time.  At Retro City Festival, we will be hosting the West Coast Qualifier for the Classic Tetris World Championship.  Prepare yourself to win and have your travel preparations covered to compete in the Finals at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo in Portland, Oregon October 2018. The qualifier will be running all day Saturday January 20th, 2018 and multiple submissions are allowed. At the end of the day Saturday, the top 8 scores will be taken and there will be qualifier finals on Sunday January 21st, 2018. This is an event you do not want to miss!


Special Guest: Phil Moore of Nick Arcade

Phil Moore of Nick Arcade, with his unparalleled energy and charisma, is going to be the official commentator for Retro Cup 2018: Los Angeles and the Neo Geo World Tour.

Retro Cup

Hailing from Hong Kong, will be hosting their series of tournaments called Retro Cup. Tournaments will consist of two popular fighting games, Marvel vs Capcom 2 played on the Dreamcast, and Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike played on the CPS III arcade board, as well as a unique entry in the tournament world, NBA Jam Tournament Edition on the Super Nintendo.  Signups and the qualifier will start as soon as the doors open, 10am Sunday January 21st, 2018 at the Retro Cup booth.  After qualifiers, the top 8 players will battle in a double elimination bracket until a winner is announced.  Prizes and specific times will be announced soon.


Games Featured At Retro Cup:

SNK/Neo Geo

For the first time in video game history, the famous SNK/Neo Geo will be traveling the world on their first tour and Retro City Festival will be the first stop! The stakes are higher than ever with a grand total of FIVE tournaments from some of the best games in SNK/Neo Geo history. This includes Samurai Showdown 2, Fatal Fury Special, King of Fighters ’98, King of Fighters 2002, the most recent King of Fighters XIV, as well as a brand new style of tournament called the King of King of Fighters where the top 2 contestants from each King of Fighters tournament will team up in a 3 v 3 exhibition match and the winners will be labeled the King of King of Fighters! Tournament signups and qualifiers will be bright and early at 9am the first day of the show Saturday January 20th, 2018 and will run until the top 8 players per game are decided. This will move into an 8-player bracket to be streamed on Twitch for the world to see.  Prizes will be announced very soon!

Games Featured At Neo Geo World Tour:

Super Smash Bros Nintendo 64

Saturday Jan 20th @ 2pm.
Booth next to Dreamcast museum.

Super Smash Bros 4

Saturday Jan 20th:
12pm – Doubles. All ages.
1pm – Youth singles. 12 to 17 yrs old and 8 to 12 yrs old for championship belt.

Sunday Jan 21st:
11am – Krew Battles. All ages.
1pm – Open challenges. All ages.
3pm – Krew Battles. All ages.

Pinball Tournaments

Star Wars Premium by Stern.
Winner will receive tickets to their show in March.

Donkey Kong Tournament

Saturday Jan 20th only. All day.
@ SC3 Booth.

Tournament Sign Up

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