Canada’s Biggest Fighting Game Event is Back!

For the second year in a row, Canada Cup will be taking place in Toronto, ON, and bringing the biggest spectacle in Canadian Fighting Games. Join us October 28th – 30th, as the best of the best venture to the true north to compete.

Once again, we’re honored to be the last Premiere Event in the 2016 Capcom Pro Tour. The winner of Street Fighter V will immediately earn themselves a place in the 2016 Capcom Cup. Please visit for rules and details.

But, we’re not JUST a Street Fighter tournament. Canada Cup 2016, in partnership with Namco Bandai will also play host to a free to enter Tekken 7 tournament, with a $3000 USD prize pot courtesy of Namco Bandai. This Tekken 7 tournament is also part of the King of Iron Fist Tournament 2016 – North American TEKKEN TOUR (winner of this event will qualify for the NA finals later this November). Canada Cup 2016 is also an official qualifier for the King of Fighters XIV World Championship! The winner will be flown to the World Championship courtesy of Atlus and SNK Playmore! This along with another 13 games will be featured at Canada Cup 2016.

Also, as games get more players we will be adding more pot bonuses!! Currently Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator has a bonus prize pot of $500 CDN, Smash Bros. Wii U has a bonus pot of $1500 CDN, and Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo has a bonus pot of $500 CDN. These will continue to increase for every game by $500 / 50 registered players. Games with existing prize pools (or prize pool drives) are exempt from this.

We are happy to partner with Matcherino to crowd fund the Smash Bros. Melee prize pot!


Don’t hesiate, register today!

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Canada Cup 2016 is a Capcom Pro Tour Premiere Event

What does that mean? That means that right out of the gate, Street Fighter V will boast an impressive $15,000(USD) prize pot. It also means the winner of Street Fighter V will earn themselves an automatics spot in this year’s Capcom Cup.

Full details on Capcom Pro Tour rules and standings can be found at

We’re More than Just Street Fighter

Namco Bandai will be making sure that Tekken players aren’t feeling left out. Tekken 7 will have a prize pot of $3,000(USD)!! Not bad for a tournament that’s free to enter.

The large prize pots don’t just end with Street Fighter V and Tekken 7! EVERY other game at Canada Cup 2016 will receive a bonus prize pot of $500 for every 50 registered players. These prize pots are sponsored directly by Canada Cup Gaming.

VIP Passes

This year we’re pleased to bring back the Canada Cup VIP Pass. This year’s pass will be sold as a limited quantity of 50 passes.

Passes will begin at $150 CDN and increasing to $160 as of October 1, 2016. Passes can also be upgraded to VIP for a cost of $100 CDN, for this you must e-mail for more details. IF there are remaining VIP Passes, they will be $170 at the event.

Your VIP Pass entitles you to the following:

  • Venue admission to Canada Cup 2016.
  • A special VIP tag for Canada Cup 2016.
  • Priority general seating for the weekend.
  • Access to the Canada Cup VIP casuals room.
  • Free access to the Canada Cup After Party and VIP area.
  • A signed copy of The Will to Keep Winning by Daigo Umehara
  • A special limited run piece of Canada Cup 2016 memorabilia.

This is Just the Beginning!

We’re not done yet! The CCG team is working hard to make sure there’s even more in store for you at Canada Cup 2016. We’ll announce more details as they come and we get closer to the event.


This year, Canada Cup will be sporting 5 streams over the course of the weekend!

  • CapcomFighters: Street Fighter V Capcom Pro Tour
  • CanadaCup powered by RXS
  • CanadaCup2 powered by AffinityPlayGG
  • CanadaCup3 powered by LogicGateStudio
  • CanadaCup4 powered by Bifuteki



This October well will be hosted at The Holiday Inn, Toronto Airport, located at 970 Dixon Road, Rexdale, Toronto, ON.

The venue will sport newly renovated ballrooms, with more floor space than any Canada Cup to date. More rooms, more games and more hype. Special room rates are available for all attendees, these can be booked online through the nights of October 27th – 30th.



As with every year, Canada Cup Gaming is happy to partner with Air Canada to offer attendees a flight discount when booking exclusively through The following discount code is good for flights between October 25 – Nov 1, 2016:


We are also pleased to be able to offer the following coupon code for, good for 10% off for travel to Toronto between October 21st and November 7th. Please be aware that this code is good for North American flights only.



Oct. 5, 2016

CANADA CUP 2016 is a KOF XIV World Championship Qualifier!

That’s right! We here at Canada Cup are beyond pleased to announce that we’ve partnered with Atlus and SNK Playmore to make this opportunity available to Canada Cup 2016 attendees! The winner of this year’s King of Fighters XIV tournament will be given air fare and accommodations to compete in the King of Fighters XIV World Championships!

To be eligible for this prize the entrant must be 18 years or older and have a passport and necessary visa (if applicable) by the time the accommodations are made.


Oct. 2, 2016

We’ve Got Pot Bonuses! *UPDATED*

Remember when we promised that for every 50 registrants each un-sponsored game got we’d personally kick in a $500 prize pot? Well it’s happening! At present the Canada Cup sponsored prize pots are as follows:

  • Smash Bros. Wii U: $1000 CDN
  • Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator: $500 CDN
  • Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo: $500 CDN

Sept. 30, 2016

We’ve Heard You, BlazBlue Community!

By popular demand, we are making the jump from ChronoPhantasma EX to Central Fiction!

Sept. 29, 2016

More Hotel Rooms Added!

You folks are really astounding! We have completely sold through our first room block at the venue. So… we’ve gotten the venue to add some more!