Smash Ultimate

Smash Ultimate 

**updated Jan 31, 2022**


  • Games will be played 2v2
  • Regular Season:  Each school will have 3 teams and can rotate players every week.  Players may only play on 1 team a week.
  • Playoffs and State:  Each School will be allowed 3 Varsity Teams and 2 Alternates.  The Alternates can play on any of the teams but only 1 team per week.

Match Setup

  • Stocks: 3
  • Time: 7:00
  • Team Attack: On
  • Stage Hazards: Off
  • Items: Off
  • Final Smash Meter: Off
  • Spirits: Off
  • Damage Handicap: Off
  • Launch Rate: 1.0x


  • Legal “Normal” Stages:
    • Battlefield*
    • Final Destination*
    • Pokémon Stadium 2
    • Town and City
    • Smashville
    • Kalos Pokémon League
    • Yoshi’s Island
  • *Battlefield and Omega forms of all stages are legal except for the following:
    • Dreamland (Game Boy)
    • Flat Zone X
    • Hanenbow
    • Super Mario Maker
    • Mute City (SNES)
    • PAC-Land
    • Duck Hunt
    • Windy Hill Zone
    • Susaku Castle
  • First stage pick is determined by Home Team or Tournament director, and stage picks afterward are the choice of the loser of the previous stage
  • Winner of a stage must stick with their same character for the next map
  • Unless agreed upon by all players, the same stage cannot be picked twice

Game play

  • Regular season games will be at least 1 game or can be a Best of 3.  Before matches begin, coaches will decide this based on time and amount of games played. 
  • Playoffs will be Best of 3


  • Controllers: Joy-Cons, GameCube controllers, Nintendo Pro Controllers (third party controllers are allowed as long as they are third party versions of the GameCube or Pro Controllers)


  • DLC characters cannot be played in tournaments for the first 2 weeks after their release, no other characters are banned from tournament play
  • Miis: Banned
  • Amiibos: Banned


  • If the game ends in a self destruct move (Hero’s Kamikaze), the results of the match is determined by the end result screen
  • If games are scheduled to play, and a team is not present or able to play at the scheduled time, the team not present will forfeit the match and will be recorded as a loss.  This does not include instances of something out of the team’s controll, ie snow day, internet outage, etc.

Smash games played online will require EACH player to be on a Nintendo Switch and players will need to have Nintendo Online.