2024 Vlasic Classic Tecmo Super Bowl Tournament

February 4, 2024 - Eagles Lodge - Missoula, MT

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

The Essentials

  • Sunday, February 4, 2024
  • 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

Group Assignments for Pool Play

  • Pool A

    • Tyler Gilman
    • Bob Hlynosky
    • Andy Tripp
    • Dan Brooks
  • Pool B

    • Sam Kuehn
    • Buddy Arnold
    • Rex Gilman
    • Jordan Dean
  • Pool C

    • McCoy Connor
    • Travis Spinder
    • Joey Sullivan
    • Ben Fowlkes
  • Pool D

    • Shane Wilson
    • Chris Grafft
    • Luis Hayes
    • Nick Porrini
  • Pool E

    • Conor Smith
    • Mike Johnson
    • Pat Carls
    • Erik Alvarado
  • Pool F

    • Tyler Tornabene
    • Matt Guffey
    • Dylan McFarland
    • Cormick Smith
  • Pool G

    • Norm Garrett
    • Eddie Stack
    • Jacob Childress
    • Corey Boone
  • Pool H

    • Cruse Porrini
    • Will McFarland
    • Zuzu Gilman
    • Lucas O'Connell

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.

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.

Past Champions

VC I (2021)

  1. 4th: Norm Garrett
  2. 3rd: Sam Kuehn
  3. 2nd: Shane Wilson
  4. Champion: Tyler Gilman

VC II (2023)

  1. 4th: Sam Kuehn
  2. 3rd: Shane Wilson
  3. 2nd: Tyler Gilman
  4. Champion: McCoy Connor

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: