Featured Games – Tournament Play

Imagine a 20,000 sq ft gaming paradise filled with consoles, PCs, streamers, podcasters, active tournaments, retro arcades, indie gamers, and immersive gaming experiences.  Entry to the Summer Con Gaming is included with a Summer Con admission ticket for all spectators, players, and tournament participants.  Check out some of the featured games this year:

Unleash your inner warrior and step into the ring of Street Fighter 6, where lightning-fast reflexes, flawless combos, and mind-blowing special moves reign supreme. Channel the spirit of Ryu, Chun-Li, and Akuma as you face off against the world’s most talented fighters in an intense battle for dominance. The stage is set, the crowd is roaring, and only one will emerge as the true king of the fighters!

Strap on your seatbelts and get ready to defy gravity in Rocket League, the high-octane fusion of soccer and vehicular madness! Masterful aerial maneuvers, lightning-quick reflexes, and unparalleled teamwork will be your ticket to victory. Take to the pitch, control the ball with finesse, and make awe-inspiring shots that will leave the audience breathless. Get ready for an adrenaline-fueled spectacle that will redefine the meaning of sportsmanship!

It’s time to gather your favorite characters from the gaming universe and unleash chaos in Super Smash Brothers Ultimate! Smash, bash, and annihilate your opponents in a battle royale like no other. Mario, Link, Pikachu, and countless others are waiting to join the fray as you showcase your lightning-fast reflexes, strategic mind, and mastery of devastating special moves. It’s time to prove that you have what it takes to be crowned the ultimate Smash champion!

Get Ready for the Ultimate Mario Kart Showdown! The Nintendo Switch Game Tournament presents an adrenaline-fueled spectacle where the champions of the Mushroom Kingdom come together for an epic clash on the tracks! The competition will be fierce, but fear not! Sharpen your racing skills, perfect your power-slides, and unleash those devastating shells, lightning bolts, and bananas to send your adversaries spinning off the course!

Tournament Registration

Entry for these tournaments is included with a Summer Con admission ticket.  Registration is available NOW from the link below and at the check-in desk in the Summer Con Gaming building!

  • Street Fighter 6 Tournament – SATURDAY – June 24th ($1,000 prize pool)
  • Super Smash Bros. Tournament – SUNDAY – June 25th ($1,000 prize pool)
  • Rocket League Tournament – SATURDAY, June 24th ($500 prize pool)
  • Rocket League Tournament – SUNDAY, June 25th ($500 prize pool)

Summer Con Tournament Schedules (tentative)

STREET FIGHTER 6 – Saturday, June 24th

  • 10:00 AM – Doors Open
  • 12:00 PM – SF6 – Pool 1
  • 2:00 PM – SF6 – Pool 2
  • 4:00 PM – SF6 – Top 8 Finals
  • 6:00 PM – Doors Close

ROCKET LEAGUE – Saturday, June 24th

  • 10:00 AM – Doors Open
  • 11:00 Registration Deadline
  • 12:00 PM – Play begins (2 matches at a time on 12 PCs, BO3. Double elimination unless bracket size is so large that only single elimination is possible)
  • 4:00 PM – Finals (BO5 if time allows)
  • 6:00 PM – Doors Close


  • 10:00 AM – Doors Open
  • 11:00 AM- SSBU Casual Bracket (Swag bag prizing)
  • 12:00 PM – SSBU Competitive – Pool 1
  • 1:00 PM – SSBU Competitive – Pool 2
  • 3:00 PM – SSBU Competitive – Top 8 Finals
  • 5:00 PM – Doors close

ROCKET LEAGUE – Sunday, June 25th

  • 10:00 AM – Doors Open
  • 11:00 Registration Deadline
  • 12:00 PM – Play begins (2 matches at a time on 12 PCs, BO3. Double elimination unless bracket size is so large that only single elimination is possible)
  • 4:00 PM – Finals (BO5 if time allows)
  • 6:00 PM – Doors Close

Tournament Ruleset


  • 2/3 games (top 8 – 3/5)
  • Double elimination bracket
  • 99 seconds, 2 rounds
  • The tournament will be run on PS5
  • Random stage selection


Western WA 2022 Tournament Ruleset

  • 2/3 games (top 8 – 3/5)
  • Double elimination bracket
  • 3 stocks, 7-minute timer
  • Full DSR, 2 bans for BO3 / 1 ban for BO5
  • Starters: Battlefield, Small Battlefield, Final Destination, Hollow Bastion, Pokemon Stadium 2
  • Counterpicks: Smashville, Town & City


Casual bracket with swag bag prizing!

  • 2/3 games
  • Single elimination bracket
  • 3 stocks, 7-minute timer
  • Random stage select
  • All stages legal
  • All items legal

Stop in for some free play on one of our 12 Arcade 1up machines.  This Retro area will feature some of the newest and most classic titles from these retro arcades. There will be a Daily Leaderboard feature for anyone that wants to post their high scores to win prizes.

Halo Gaming Zone

We might not have a Warthog, but we have a HUMVEE from the National Guard protecting our Halo station in the Gaming Zone. Free play some of Halo Infinite’s multiplayer component features including deathmatch, capture the flag, and other modes in standard matches. (no MREs will be provided for the hungry players.)

Official Drink Sponsor of Summer Con Gaming

Mini Retro Gaming

Because there can never be enough gaming, we present the mini Retro area. Sit down and enjoy some classic titles and classic controllers that will take you back to the ’90s gaming nostalgia.

& Podcasting

Meet, watch, and collaborate with some of your favorite local streamers and podcasters.

The Arena

The Finals.  Head-to-Head.  Exposition.  All on a giant screen with a 200-seat gallery to watch and cheer on the best matches of Summer Con

The Summer Con VR Experience

Four stations of great VR gameplay at Summer Con.  Step into the Beatsaber Thunderdome and put your name on the leaderboard to win great prizes.  Have a seat in one of our two Living Rooms infested with Takelings.  Can you exterminate them all as up to eight people behind you are guiding the devious Takelings on their cell phones?

Takelings House Party
Saturday and Sunday

A frantic and whimsical local multiplayer party game for VR. Takelings have invaded this quiet suburban home and it’s up to Hal to exterminate these pests using whatever means necessary! Supports 1 VR player and up to 8 couch players.  Play Takelings with gamepads, keyboard, or smartphone as a controller over wifi with our companion app

Beat Saber High Score Challenge
Saturday and Sunday

Beat Saber offers a variety of songs across different genres and difficulty levels, allowing players to choose their preferred style of music and challenge themselves at their own pace. The gameplay mechanics are intuitive and satisfying, as you have to slice through the blocks in specific directions to the beat of the music, creating a satisfying rhythmic flow. Whether you’re a music enthusiast, a fan of rhythm games, or simply looking for an entertaining VR experience, Beat Saber is definitely worth trying out for its fun and addictive gameplay.

Collaborators and Partners


Gear with a Story

SclObo is bringing you games and gear straight from the forges of SclObonia by turning their ‘Tales of SclObonia’ anthologies into a turn-based RPG. It follows the story of Kam and Simon who are mysteriously summoned to the mystical land of SclObonia. Throughout their journey, the two cousins must unravel secrets long forgotten, battle against savage monstrosities, and stand against the fathomless legions of the Unshook if they’re to ever find a way back home.


Collaboration and Production

We are broadcasters and game developers in the Seattle area that want to share, learn, and collaborate with each other! We want to support and network with you, no matter where your online content resides.

We are on a mission to provide the Seattle area online broadcasting community with a resource for collaboration, education, and mutual support.

Seattle Indies

Game Development

Seattle Indies is a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering a vibrant and inclusive community of game developers in the greater Puget Sound area. Our primary focus is on hosting events and activities that empower people to make games, share feedback, network, and showcase their projects. We strive to provide friendly spaces where developers can congregate for support, discussion, and news on game development, in addition to highlighting the works of our talented creators to the general public.

Seattle Retro Gaming Expo

Retro Geekdom

The Seattle Retro Gaming Expo is an organization dedicated to creating a network of gamers in the Seattle area, and providing outlets for us to express our passion for all facets of the geek culture in general, and classic video games in particular.

Renton City Retro

Go-To Gaming Event in Renton

Our mission is to create a fun and engaging experience that celebrates the nostalgia and excitement of retro gaming. We will feature a variety of activities and attractions, including classic console games, vintage arcade cabinets, and tournaments for both casual and competitive players.