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Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Popular ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament’ returns this weekend

Competitive gamers will be heading to Forest Community Center this weekend for the return of the popular Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament.

The video game tournament, which is being hosted by the Marion County Parks and Recreation Department, is being held on Saturday, May 14 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Forest Community Center (777 S County Road 314A in Ocklawaha).

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is a fighting video game that was released on the Nintendo Switch console in 2018, and it features 89 playable characters to choose from. During the tournament, each participant will show off their skills with their favorite character as they compete for bragging rights and gift cards to Bearded Browncoat Comics & Games.

Competitors are welcome to bring their own controller, though turbo/macro options on controllers are not permitted. A controller will be provided to any participant who needs one.

There is a $10 registration fee to participate, and the tournament is open to anyone over the age of 10.

For more information, or to register for the event, visit the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament event webpage or call 352-438-2840.