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e3 2015

Rules And Locations Set For Nintendo World Championships Qualifiers

by Mike Futter on May 19, 2015 at 02:53 AM


The Nintendo World Championships return this year after a 25-year hiatus, and you can earn yourself a spot in the finals. On May 30, you can compete in one of eight locations to win a trip to Los Angeles to compete in the final field of sixteen players.

Qualifiers will take place at the following Best Buy locations from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. local time on May 30.

1717 Harrison St.
San Francisco, CA

3675 Pacific Coast Highway
Torrance, CA

10760 NW 17th St.
Miami, FL

900 E. Golf Road
Schaumburg, IL

12905 Elm Creek Blvd. N
Maple Grove, MN

5001 Northern Blvd.
Long Island City, NY

9378 N. Central Expressway
Dallas, TX

2214 S. 48th St.
Tacoma, WA

The competition will involve the championship mode from Ultimate NES Remix, with score challenges culled from Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros. 3, and Dr. Mario. You can practice at home before the event with a copy of the Wii U game.

In addition to the top scorer from each location, Nintendo will be selecting eight additional competitors for the finals. The Los Angeles event will include multiple rounds.

The Nintendo World Championships will be held on June 14 at the Nokia Theatre.