Q: Where and when does this event occur?
Northwest Majors IX takes place April 7-9 at Highline College. For more information, check out our dedicated Travel/Accommodations page
Q: Are wireless pads allowed?
No, with three exceptions. On PS3, you may use a MadCatz Wireless Fightpad because the controller does not actually sync to the system.
Additionally, for PS3 you are allowed to use the Dualshock 4 Controller with the system.
On Xbox 360, you may use a wireless pad ONLY if you connect it via a Play & Charge cable and no Battery.
Otherwise, wireless controllers are not allowed.
Q: Will there be a free play area?
As each tournament progresses, we will be opening up stations for free play as they become available.
Q: Is there a fee for just casuals?
Yes, both require a paid badge. Registration will be open all three days for those who with to register for casuals and/or side events.
Q: Is there a fee for spectators?
We do not charge attendees who are there to spectate only. Please feel free to bring your friend, coworkers, and/or partner to witness the event.
Q: What monitors will be used?
Only BenQ and ASUS LCD monitors are allowed in order to guarantee consistent performance for tourney entrants. If you own a BenQ or ASUS monitor and are willing to lend it to us for the weekend, please let us know via Facebook, Twitter, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: May I take photos/videos at the event?
Yes, provided it does not interfere with official media coverage. When taking photos of players who are engaged in a match, flash photography is prohibited!
Q: I have a PS2 pad, will there be converters available for me to connect to a PS3 or 360
A: There will not be any converters available. If you need a converter for either system, one of the following will work
INPIN PS2 to PS3 Converter
XTOKKI 360 Converter
Q: I have a Cronus adapter for my Arcade Stick/Pad/other input device. May I use it?
A: As of this moment, all Cronus and Cronus MAX adapters are banned. Pending testing, ConsoleTuner’s Titan One is softbanned.