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Video Game Tournament

Grape City Con

Video Game Tournaments & Console Free Play

Hosted by: Once Upon a Video Game




  • Be aware that tournament times are subject to change. Checking in early with tournament organizers is recommended!
  • Registration is All DAY!
  • There are NO REFUNDS for the tournament entry fees. The ONLY exception is if the tournament itself is canceled due to unforeseen events or insufficient entries.
  • If there’s any legitimate dispute within the tournament, please notify a Tournament Judge.
  • You MUST show up to your match when your name is announced or at the posted time for your round. Failure to do so may result in disqualification without refund.
  • Violation of rules may result in disqualification without refund. Other disciplinary actions may result as well.
  • Any participants caught cheating will be immediately disqualified without a refund.
  • Destruction of Once Upon a Video Game or tournament participant property will result in disqualification and possible fees.

Free Play Rules

  • Destruction of Once Upon a Video Game or any participants property will result in possible fees.
  • We ask that you treat the staff, volunteers, and attendees with the same kindness and respect as you would want for yourself.
  • Wristbands must be clearly visible at all times.
  • Modifying the Settings of a Game or Gaming Console is prohibited.
  • Please be aware that we won’t be responsible for any lost items in the game room, so please be cautious of your belongings. If you think your items are lost, please contact us or lost and found about it.
  • Please treat the Gaming Room equipment with respect. Please refrain from stealing, throwing or removing the controllers, touching the consoles (including turning them on or off) or memory cards, slapping the TV’s, etc.
  • Lines must be formed to keep the order of who goes next in check. Make sure you know your spot.
  • No food or drinks allowed on the tables with the video game systems!
  • No Profanity. This is a family-oriented con.
  • Physical harassment (i.e. fighting, wrestling) will not be tolerated!
  • The Gaming Room has a limited capacity. As a result, we sometimes may need to ask some of the attendees to leave the room, or prevent attendees from entering the room until more space is available. We apologize if this becomes an issue, but we are trying to provide a safe and comfortable room for everyone.



Super Smash Bros. For Wii U – 4 Player Mini Tournaments!


Entry Fee: $5.00 PER Sign up. Amount due at time of sign up.

1ST PLACE = $10.00 Cash




  • All contestants will play a 4 player game winner takes all. You will receive 10 lives.  You get one round at the game.
  • Wii U PRO CONTROLLERS will be provided by tournament organizers.
  • You may bring and use your own controllers; if you bring a GameCube controller you must also bring a GameCube adapter.
  • If you would like “up to jump” off, select player W-Z. DO NOT CREATE A NEW NAME!
  • Stalling is banned. (Stalling is defined as any action that deliberately avoids all conflict as to make the game unplayable. Running from an opponent to get to a better position is not considered stalling.)
  • Any action that prevents the game from continuing results in a forfeiture of the match for the offender.
  • Pausing during the match multiple times means the loss of the round except in the case where all contestants agree to the game being paused.
  • All Items will be turned OFF
  • *NO LARGE STAGES ALLOWED! (Big Battlefield, Palutena’s Temple, Kirby The Great Cave Offensive, Legend Of Zelda Skyloft, Sonic Windy Hill, Metroid Pyrosphere, Super Mario Galaxy, & Xenoblade Gaur Plain)


Tetris Points Challenge – Nintendo


Entry Fee

First Try: $2.00

Additional Tries: $1.00



1ST PLACE = Half of the amount of entry fees given in CASH!


  • Players will have up to 5 minutes to score as many points as possible.
  • If the player gets “game over” before the 5 minute mark, the player is done and your score will be recorded.
  • Players will start on level 0.
  • Players will Use Style A.
  • 1st Place person will be posted ALL DAY above or below TV.
  • If Your Score is beaten or you wish to just do better you may pay the “Additional Tries” fee and play again.
  • You may retry as many times as you wish, at $1.00 per try.
  • Winner is announced at 3:00pm. You must be present to receive your prize.


Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 4 player Mini Tournaments – Nintendo Switch

Entry Fee: $5.00 PER Sign up. Amount due at time of sign up.

1ST PLACE = $10.00 Cash


  • All 4 contestants will play a Multiplayer VS Race on 150cc.
  • The winner will be the player with the highest score after 4 races.
  • Each race will be chosen randomly.
  • IF there is a tie for FIRST place, those players will face off in ONE race to determine the winner.
  • Computer players will be on and set to normal.
  • Items will be set to frantic.
  • Pausing multiple times during the match means the loss of the round except in the case where all contestants agree to the game being paused.
  • Joy Con controllers will be supplied by Tournament Organizers. You may bring and use your own controllers.





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