404 Sports Bar & Grill Madden Tournaments



Participants must be a registered tournament participant.  Registration details will be shared soon!

General Guidelines:

* You may use any of the 32 NFL teams from the Madden 2014 roster. No other teams are

allowed (Created teams, all madden, canton greats, etc.)

* You may change teams between rounds.

* You may change your playbook between rounds.

* Seeding and matchups for the tournament will be done by random draw.

* Home and away will be decided with a coin flip

* In the event a game ends with the score tied, the game will be restarted with the same game

situation (including field position and possession if possible), and the first team to score will win.

* In the event of a power loss or system freeze, the game will be restarted with “situational setup” to exactly match the score, settings, quarter, time, and possession and play will resume.

* The IM Manager/Supervisor reserves the right to make changes to the tournament format at any time.

Game Settings:

* Game Settings are as follows:

* Difficulty: All-Pro

* AI Settings: Default

* Game Clock: 4 min quarters (May be decreased depending on time.)

* Weather: Random

* Championship will be held in “Super Bowl” Mode

* Challenges: ON

* Substitutions can ONLY be made:

Before the kickoff

At halftime

If a timeout is called

Cheating, Glitches, Reporting a Violation:

* If you believe your opponent is cheating by abusing game programming glitches to gain advantage, or is violating the parameters set by the Tournament Staff, report it immediately. The decision made by the tournament admins on disqualification or point penalty is final.

Possible Glitches and Cheating Methods

* D-Lineman must be kept on the screen

Onside Kicks are permitted ONLY:

* When the kickoff team is down by 21+

* When the kicking team is losing in the 4th Quarter

* No one may assist another player with decisions during the game.

* In a situation where a FG is going to be attempted and the clock is running down, the defense CANNOT jump offside in effort to make the clock run out

* Excessive intentional penalties will result in disqualification

* Excessively toggling the screen to gain advantage is not allowed


Gaming equipment is owned by 404 Sports Bar & Grill.  You can use your own controllers.  ANY AND ALL DAMAGE CAUSED BY YOU WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION, AND REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE DAMAGED PROPERTY including but not limited to furniture, gaming systems, or TVs.

No derogatory language or assaults are to happen.