RetroWorld Expo works with several tournament organizers to host a range of esports tournaments throughout the weekend. Tournaments are open to players of all ages and skill level. Casual players and spectators are both welcome. 

Retro Rumble tournaments require pre-registration which can be done HERE.  Other tournaments can be registered for the day of the event. There will be a tournament registration booth on the show floor where you can sign up. 

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FRAG the Federation of Retro and Arcade Gamers hosts their annual Ultimate Gamer Challenge! You can sign up for free the day of the show!

The Ultimate Gamer Challenge is a multi-generational tournament across platforms including Atari 2600, NES, Genesis, N64, Gamecube, Wii, Xbox and Playstation. You can test your skills at specific games chosen to post your high scores. The top high score challengers will compete for the Finals to win the Ultimate Gamer title as well as other prizes.

Qualifying attempts typically will be made from 10am - 2pm with the finals at 3pm. Final Schedule will be available at the show. The challenge will take place on both Saturday and Sunday. Scores will reset on Day 2 so you have a chance to compete both days!

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RWX is proud to host three retro video game tournaments for 2021. Welcome to RETRO SLAM REVENGE!

The tournaments being offered this year are NBA JAM for Sega Genesis, Mortal Kombat 2 for Super Nintendo and WWF No Mercy for N64.

Sign up in advance for all tournaments at

N64 - No Mercy Saturday November 6th!

Compete in the classic WWF No Mercy game on N64 to win the title of champion! Sign up for the Qualifiers to see if you make it to the main event!

Qualifying will begin at 11:00a and end at 2:00p. The final competitors will move forward to the championship match which will take place from 2:30p to 3:00p

NBA JAM GENESIS @ 12:00p Sunday Nov 7th!

Are you heating up? Break the backboards and be the greatest NBA JAM Champion the world has ever seen!

Mortal Kombat 2 SNES @ 2:00p Sunday Nov 7th!

Are you prepared to test your might against fellow earthrealm warriors?