- All games will be played in Best of 3, finals will be played in Best of 5.
- EVOLVE Browser will be used to connect all players. Do not use Hamachi.
- Must be played in Solo or Band play. Duet is not allowed. Both players must agree on one gametype.
- Duet play hardban: Players are not permitted to play Duet outside of a Duet-only tournament.
- EX characters: EX characters such as Super Sonic, EX Mikoto, etc. cannot be used in tournament play.
- Pitch Perfect stalling hardban: Players are not permitted to use endless stalling techniques e.g. Jotaro's Star Platinum: The World -> Held Star Breaker.
- Training Stage softban: Players cannot use the Training Stage in tournament play.
- Squads only ruleset: A ruleset in testing that does not allow squadless characters such as Newbie.