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AZHP Gaming at Skillcon 2014


Friday, December 26th through Tuesday, December 30th we'll be providing video gaming at Skillcon in Las Vegas for our first year!
This is the first year Skillcon is doing eSports related content, including special guests, panels, and tournaments.

We'll be running 5 total tournaments Friday through Tuesday.
 
 
Tournaments include:
 
- Smash Wii U (WiiU) - $1500 payout (60/30/10% for 1st/2nd/3rd) + custom Gamecube controllers provided by Evil Controllers for 2nd and 3rd place
- Ultra Street Fighter IV (360) - $1000 payout (60/30/10% for 1st/2nd/3rd)
- Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 (360) - $500 payout (60/30/10% for 1st/2nd/3rd)
- Call of Duty Advanced Warfare 2v2 (XB1) - $1000 payout (70/30% for 1st/2nd) + custom XB1 glossy white controllers with Pro Buttons A&B for 2nd place provided via Evil Controllers.
- Killer Instinct (XB1) - $200 payout  (60/30/10% for 1st/2nd/3rd) - Tournament pot sponsored by Vicko of Vicko Mods
 
Tournament winners will be paid out CASH on site after the tournament. No waiting for a check or PayPal nonsense.
 
 
Special events include:
 
Justin Wong VS You (UMvC3 and USFIV) -
There are time blocks set aside for attendees of Skillcon to play against JWong live on stream. Anyone registering for Skillcon can choose an option during registration to register for these at no extra cost.
 
Arcade stick modding - 
We'll have SRK TT modder Vicko on site to mod your arcade sticks. Contact him via his website for more information on pricing and scheduling.
 
 
Panels include:
 
- The Skill of Gameplay in Pro Gaming with Justin Wong
- How to become a Pro Gamer with Justin Wong
- The FGC: Past, Present, Future with Jennifer Zhang, Loren “Fanatiq” Riley, Jennifer Kairis and Andrew “Duralath” Alandy
- Being an arcade stick modder with SRK TT members Vicko and FrankCastleAZ
- The Rise of the Hot Gamer Girls with Jennifer Zhang, Jacqueline Grace Lopez, Raychul Moore, and Jennifer Kairis.
- Women Gamers and Geeks are not a sign of the Apocalypse with Jennifer Zhang, Yvonna Lynn, Jennifer Kairis, Raychul Moore
 
 
When: 
 
Full event dates Dec 26th-Jan 2nd
FGC Tournament dates Dec 26th-Dec 29th
CoD Tournament dates Dec 30th-Dec 31st
Gaming/eSports panel dates Dec 27th-Dec 31st
 
Full tournament schedule can be seen on the Skillcontrol website-
 
Full panel schedule can be seen on the Skillcon website-
 
 
 
Where:
 
RIGHT ON THE LAS VEGAS STRIP!
 
The Riviera Hotel and Casino 
Grande Ballroom EFGH
2901 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
 
Current discount rate is $49/night for a limited time. 
Visit hotel page on Skillcon website for full details on hotel reservations - 
 
 
How to register: 
 
Registration links:
 
Fighting games Fri-Sun:
$65 before Dec 15th
 
Call of Duty Mon & Tue - 
$55 before Dec 15th
 
Rates rise periodically, so purchase your passes ASAP
 
At the door
SkillControl DAY Pass $35.00
SkillControl 3-Day Pass#1 $120.00
SkillControl 3-Day Pass#2 $130.00
SkillCon 8-Day Pass $250.00
 


Current rough draft layout of the AZHP Gaming area at the venue:




 
If you have any questions, feel free to ask via our AZHP Gaming Twitter or Facebook pages!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



 

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