• Austin's Saloon (map)
  • 481 Peterson Road
  • Libertyville, IL, 60048
  • United States

Midwest Winter Regional

Welcome back for another Chicagoland Winter Smash Gathering! This year we are moving to Austin's Saloon in Libertyville, IL - Less than an hour from both Milwaukee & Chicago.

  • 10AM-10PM
  • Singles & Doubles for all games
  • Singles Round Robin Pools
  • Ugly Sweater Contest
  • Stream, Commentary & Projector for every game hosted on Illinois local channels
  • All Ages Event
  • Discounted food & drinks available for all attendees
  • Trophies for Top 3 of each Singles
  • All Night After Party @ Gamers HQ - Gaming Lounge: Smash Bros, Mario Kart, CS:GO, League of Legends, Hearthstone & much more. Also includes American action movies all night.

Entrants Caps, Streams & Venue Area:


  • $20 until November 30th
  • $25 until December 17th
  • $30 at Door Registration

Singles: $10

Doubles: $5 per person ($10 per team)

Players may only enter up to 2 singles events and 1 doubles event.

Setup discount: $5

Important Notes

Travel & Lodging: 2 hotels very close (5 minutes) to the area if you want to stay out here for the night. Ask for the "Fuel Room" discount for $69/ night stay @ Candlewood suites

Drinking & Smoking: There are 2 designated smoking areas Drinking is allowed and welcome in the venue. Austin's Saloon has over 30 beers on tap & a wide selection of mix drinks.

Venue: The Fuel Room has a capacity of 600.

GHQ After Party ($5): Gamers HQ - Gaming Lounge. Come hangout after the tournament all night at GHQ! Cost is $5. Dozens of PC's, GameCubes, Xbox's, Playstations & More! Food & Drinks inside the venue. 10PM-8AM gaming. We will be showing American Action films on the 150" screen all night like Rambo, Mad Max, Terminator & more. We'll have a full Smash Bros room setup all night.

Gamers HQ address: 34165 US Highway Route 45, Third Lake, IL. 60030