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NorCal Regionals 2019


Major Tournaments

Event details

Northern California's Premier Fighting Game Tournament Has Returned to the Bay Area!


Join us in San Jose at the DoubleTree by Hilton San Jose as the best fighting game players from around the world meet to compete head-to-head over three days of intense action. Norcal Regionals is an open event, and if you're a hardcore veteran, new to the scene, or just wanting to watch some awesome matches, we have something for you.


The main lineup now features 13 titles:

  • Street Fighter V
  • Dragon Ball Fighter Z
  • Tekken 7: Fated Retribution
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  • Soul Calibur VI
  • Super Street Fighter II X: Grand Master Challenge
  • The King of Fighters XIV
  • Windjammers
  • Pokken Tournament DX
  • Guilty Gear XRD REV2
  • BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle
  • Ultra Street Fighter IV


Entry into each game tournament is $10, all of which goes to the tournament pot. Standard payouts are 70%, 20%, 10% unless otherwise noted.


There are two registration types: Competitor, and Spectator. Both badges include full venue access all 3 days (Fri, Sat, Sun) of the event. The Competitor badge gives access to register and join tournaments at NCR 2019.


Online Registration:

Standard Competitor: $60 Jan 14 - Feb 28

Late Competitor: $75 March 1 – March 23

Spectator: $27.50. Jan 14 – March 23

A flat processing fee of $7.50 will be added to all transactions. Fee covers processing fees (PayPal), applicable taxes, and increased venue security. Online registration closes at 11:59PM PT March 23.

After online registration close, emergency on-site registration will be available.


Emergency On-Site Registration:

On-site Competitor: $90 cash, $97.50 credit card/PayPal

On-site Spectator: $40 cash, $45 credit card/PayPal

Single day Spectator Pass: $20 per day cash or $22.50 paypal/credit

Children under 10 and under are free (Spectator) with an accompanying, paying parent or legal guardian. If they want to compete, they must register as a competitor.


PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: SFV will be using death bracket 2.0 system, meaning all players using emergency registration will be entered into a single pool with no seeding. (random order) The winner of the death bracket pool will qualify into Pool 16 in winners, and the runner up of the death bracket pool will qualify into Pool 15 in losers.




Official NCR 2019 tshirts are now available for $20! Purchase as a part of online registration and save $5! Quantities limited. If your shirt size is not available, we will refund you after NCR 2019.

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