Frequently Asked Questions

About The Tournament

The Waterpark Tournament has found a new home at the Kalahari in Wisconsin Dells. This new venue features a 30,000 square foot convention center, indoor and outdoor waterparks, full size amusement park and much more!

Located off of I-90 and within an hour of Madison airport, Smash'N'Splash is the Summer smashing grounds of the Midwest.
  • Year 1: June 13th - 14th 2015 (Gurnee, IL)
  • Year 2: June 11th - 12th 2016 (Gurnee, IL)
  • Year 3: June 2nd - 4th 2017 (Wisconsin Dells, WI)
Main events @ Smash'N'Splash
  • Super Smash Bros. 64
  • Super Smash Bros. Melee
  • Super Smash Bros. 3.5
  • Super Smash Bros. WiiU
  • Splatoon
Smash’N’Splash is a Gamers HQ production. Leading the charge is Josh Weber (Kid Manager), Jack Kenney, Lindsey Revis (Saints Divide), Frank Lassek (Nichademus).

Registration & Packages

Smash’N’Splash is completely open to the public. Anyone can enter.
Money is distributed in a split of 40/20/15/10/5,5/2.5,2.5 between the top 8 placing competitors. Additional prizing will be announced as we get closer to event date.

Merchandising, Vending & Affiliates

Our artist alley will have the best local talent from around the midwest and some great talent nationally here with their work. In addition all sponsors of the event will most likely have a booth to sell and promote their great product!
No. All merchandise and product will be sold my Smash’N’Splash or direct partners & sponsors of the event.
If you are an artist or have other product you would like to display at this event, please visit our ‘contact’ page and submit a request detailing what you do & what you sell.
All items are currently sold out & will be available at a later date.


Yes, if you are not 13 years or older, you can not attend the event. If you are younger than 13, one of your parents or legal guardian will need to be with you during the event & sign some paper work. If you make it into top 8 or win any cash prizes during the weekend, we will also need them available to sign for you.
In the main tournament area, No. We will have designated smoking areas for attendees and plenty of bars to enjoy yourself at.
Yes you will be, so look good!
Recording & photo’s area allowed and encouraged. We ask that you do not upload any footage or gameplay & keep it to yourself and your friends. All official content will be put out to social media by Smash’N’Splash. If you work for a media organization and would like special access, contact Smash’N’Splash for a ‘Media Badge’.

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