2023 Vlasic Classic Tecmo Super Bowl Tournament

February 11, 2023 - Eagles Lodge - Missoula, MT

Here's all the info you need to have a great time on Saturday afternoon:

The essentials

  • Saturday, February 11, 2023
  • Eagles Lodge, 2420 South Ave. W
  • Doors open at 11:00 a.m. - come get a practice game in
  • Contestants must arrive and check in no later than 11:30 a.m.
  • Rules meeting at 11:30 a.m.
  • Pool play begins at 12:00 p.m. - noon
  • Entry fee is $40 - please Venmo to @TylerPGilman or bring to the event Saturday

Group Assignments for Pool Play

  • Pool A

    • Tyler Gilman
    • Mike Johnson
    • Dan Brooks
    • Ben Fowlkes
  • Pool B

    • Norm Garrett
    • Joey Sullivan
    • Dylan McFarland
    • Nick Porrini
  • Pool C

    • Luis Hayes
    • Rex Gilman
    • Jordan Dean
    • Aaron Feist
  • Pool D

    • Shane Wilson
    • Matt Guffey
    • Travis Spinder
    • Mike Crockett
  • Pool E

    • Sean Osborn
    • Conor Smith
    • Brandon Viall
    • Tyler Tornabeñe
  • Pool F

    • Sam Kuehn
    • McCoy Connor
    • Tucker Gilman
    • Bob Hlynosky

Other Info

  • Pizza and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided – we will have access to the Eagles bar as well.
  • Each contestant will be issued a pre-inspected controller and will use that controller throughout the event.
  • The event will be governed by the Vlasic Classic tournament charter available at vlasicclassic.org.
  • Contestants will receive trophies for 1st-4th place.

Study Guide

  • Playbook customization: This guide will help take your game planning to the next level and avoid the plays that don't stand a chance: Playbook Help
  • Team selection: Don't get burned by picking a mismatch. This guide to the seven tiers of Tecmo team quality can help you avoid a match-up disaster:

Instructions for Playing a Game

  1. Rock/paper/scissors for team selection
  2. Winner chooses two teams
  3. Loser chooses his team
  4. Select teams in Preseason mode
  5. In pool play: rock/paper/scissors, winner chooses Player 1 or Player 2

    In tournament play: higher seed chooses Player 1 or Player 2

  6. Each player has up to two minutes to customize playbook
  7. Begin game
  8. After game, report outcome (players, teams used, and score) to the official scorer.