Atlantic North DEFEND THE NORTH 2019

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New Yorker Hotel
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 12:00 PM
Until: Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 11:00 PM
(Adjusted for timezone: America/New_York)

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Jun 9, 2018
538 Main Street - New Rochelle NY 10801

On July 19-21, the New Yorker Hotel hosts Defend the North: New York City's only Major Fighting Game Tournament! Widely considered to be one of the biggest travel destinations in the world, NYC is also home to a diverse gaming community with a rich and storied legacy. Don't miss out on the savings with pre-registration as it ends on July 12th. This summer, be a part of that legacy and register today!
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Why Go to Defend the North?
- 20+ Tournaments for Current and Retro Games
- 30+ Different Games Available for Casual Play
- Arcade Room featuring Japanese Candy Cabs
- 24-hour Gaming in BYOC and Arcade Rooms
- 3 Days and Nights of Gaming for One Price
- Retro Events Crowdfunded via Matcherino
- Community-Run Side Tournaments
- Cosplay Contest with Cash Prizes
- Vendor and Exhibitor Booths
- Free Prizes and Giveaways
- And much more!

How Do I Get There?
The New Yorker Hotel is located at 481 8th Ave in Manhattan. Public transportation is available from all three NYC airports: Newark (EWR), John F Kennedy (JFK) and LaGuardia (LGA):
From EWR: Take the Airtrain to Newark Airport train station. Then transfer to a NJ TRANSIT train to NEW YORK Penn Station.
From JFK: Take the Airtrain to Jamaica Station. Then transfer to a Manhattan-bound E train and stop at 34th St Penn Station.
From LGA: Take the Q70 SBS Bus to Jackson Heights–Roosevelt Avenue/74th St (Guests coming from Terminal A must take the Q47 Bus instead). Then take an E train to 34th St Penn Station.

Where Can I Stay?
Get the most out of DTN and stay at the venue! Steps away from the Empire State Building and Madison Square Garden, the New Yorker combines historic charm with modern convenience.
This 4-star hotel features updated rooms with great views of the city. Amenities include a bar, 24/7 diner, and 24/7 fitness center.
Normally priced around $300 a night during the summer, DTN has secured amazing rates for all our guests starting at $147 a night! Click here to reserve your room! No deposit needed!
Update: 7/1/19 we now have addional rooms at the Double Tree. please click the "here" link above for more details

Capcom Pro Tour
Defend the North is an official stop on the Capcom Pro Tour! Win points for a chance to qualify for Capcom Cup 2019!

DTN After Hours
Play as late or early as you want with BYOC and Arcade Rooms open 24 hours ALL weekend long!

Panda Global Rankings
Enter Smash Ultimate at Defend the North and climb up the Panda Global Rankings leaderboard!

Jazzy Circuit Finale
FOUR Last Chance Qualifier spots up for grabs! Who will become the 1st ever Jazzy Circuit Champion?

Tekken World Tour
Tekken 7 at Defend the North will be an official Dojo Tournament for the 2019 Tekken World Tour!

Tournament Games*

Street Fighter V (2K minimum)
Smash Ultimate ($2K minimum)
Doubles: Smash Ultimate
Dragon Ball Fighter Z ($1K minimum)
Mortal Kombat 11 ($1K minimum)
Vampire Savior ($250 minimum)*
Under Night In Birth Exe: Late [st]
Fortnite 1v1 ($500 minimum)
Capcom vs SNK 2 ($250 minimum)*
Ultra Street Fighter IV
SF III: 3rd Strike (3K minimum)*
Smash Brothers Melee
Doubles: Smash Melee
Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3
Tekken 7 ($1K minimum)
SF Alpha 2 ($250 minimum)*
Guilty Gear Xrd REV2
For Honor
VF5 Final Showdown ($250 minimum)*
Dead or Alive 6
SF III: 3rd Strike 5v5 ($500 minimum)*
Samurai Shodown
Pokken Tournament DX
Soul Calibur VI ($500 minimum)
BLazBlue Cross Tag Battle
Super Turbo ($250 minimum)*
Overwatch 6v6
Injustice 2
Marvel vs. Capcom 2 ($250 minimum)*

*For more info on rules and regulations for each game, visit
*These games are FREE to enter with prize pools crowdfunded through Matcherino.

Competitor Pass

Players who wish to compete in ANY of the official tournaments must have a Competitor Pass. Prices will go up as the date gets closer to the event so don't wait! Click here to get your Competitor Pass today!
$35.00 USD (December 1st, 2018 – January 18th, 2019)
$40.00 USD (January 19th – March 28th)
$50.00 USD (March 29th – June 2nd)
$60.00 USD (June 3rd – July 12th)
$75.00 USD (On-Site Registration ONLY on July 19th)

Spectator Pass

Attending DTN as a fan? Curious to see what competitive gaming is like? Then grab a Spectator Pass which includes access to all games (including the 24-hour BYOC and Arcade Rooms) for casual play! Spectators can also enter community-run side events! Spectator Passes are $50 each and are valid all weekend. Visit Eventbrite to get one today!
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