Super Smash Bros. Melee - Tournament Rules




-1 on 1 matches
-Double Elimination
-Standard rounds through Semi-Finals are best 2 out of 3
-Grand Finals are best 3 out of 5
-5 stock with an 8 minute time limit
-No items
-Stages will be chosen randomly between:
     - Fountain of Dreams
     - Battlefield
     - Pokemon Stadium
     - Dreamland 64
     - Yoshi's Story
     - Corneria
     - Final Destination

-Standard and Double Blind character selection rules apply:

     -Standard Character Selection:
          -Both players choose their characters when they're ready
          -Once either player chooses a character, neither is allowed to request the use of Double Blind Selection

     -Double Blind Character Selection:
          -Either player may ask for the Double Blind Selection method to be used
          -When either player requests Double Blind Selection, one player decides which character he or she will choose and whispers the decision to the judge, the judge then has the other player choose his or her character
          -The judge ensures that the first player chooses his or her said character