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Frequently Asked Questions

What is EDGE GUARD 2016?

EDGE GUARD 2016 is a Fighting Game tournament located in Daytona Beach, FL.

When is EDGE GUARD 2016?

EDGE GUARD 2016 takes place on December 9-11th in Daytona Beach, FL at the Ocean Center.

Where is EDGE GUARD 2016?

EDGE GUARD 2016 takes place at the Ocean Center, 101 N Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32118.

What is the EDGE GUARD 2016 schedule?

The full schedule for this year will be posted here: (tournament site) For now it is tentative and we will be able to assign pool times once registration closes on November 30th. By registering sooner rather than later, it helps us plan ahead for potential final turnout. All official tournaments are subject to start as EARLY as Friday at 12 Noon.

When does Registration for EDGE GUARD 2016 End?

Registration will end November 30th at 11:59pm est. Registrations will no longer be open to allow any additional entrants to compete.

Which airport do I go to?

Daytona Beach International Airport. The Ocean Center is about 15 minutes from the airport, directions can be found here: https://goo.gl/maps/C77f8aPg9xQ2

Where is the Hilton Daytona Beach Resort/Ocean Walk Village?

To put it simply, it is directly across the street from the Ocean center! directions to the Hilton from Daytona Beach International air port can be found here: https://goo.gl/maps/C77f8aPg9xQ2

What are the official games for EDGE GUARD 2016

We have only one game, the fan favorite Super Smash Bros. Melee on GameCube.

Do I need to bring my own controller (BYOC)?

Yes. You'll need to bring your own controller, arcade stick, game pad, keyboard, or whatever contraption you've invented... so long as it's compatible with Nintendo GameCube.

What is your refund policy?

All entry fees paid to EDGE GUARD 2016 are final and non refundable. For concerns please contact Melvin Copeland at melvin@Copeland.com

How old do I need to be to compete?

You must be 13 years or older. If you are younger than 13 we will need your parents to sign some paperwork for you to play as well as if you place in a top 8 of a tournament.

Do you have an Artist Alley?

Yes! We have excellent artists that can create some of your favorite character art designs!

Is there an Official Facebook Event page?

Yes! Join the EDGE GUARD 2016 Event page here:

Can you smoke or vape in the Ballroom?

Nope. Take it outside please.

How can I help out?

Providing gaming consoles is a great way to help! in exchange for allowing us to use your console we will give you one free entry!

I procrastinate. I like registering for events after registration has closed to cause problems.

We will not be accepting any late registrations . Please register for EDGE GUARD 2016 online before November 30th, 2016 at 11:59pm EST or you will make an awesome spectator.

Hotel Information

Hilton daytona
Hilton Daytona Beach
100 N Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32118
A block of rooms have been reserved for the tournament. The special room rate will be available until November 16th or until the group block is sold-out.

Venue Information

Ocean center map
Daytona Beach Ocean Center
100 N Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32118
December 10-11, 2016
Located in the heart of the Daytona Beach resort area and only 400 feet from the Atlantic Ocean, the Ocean Center is the area's convention complex.