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JULY 29TH - JULY 31TH, 2016

Defend the North is back! On July 29th – July 31th 2016, the Crowne Plaza Hotel will open its doors to host New York City’s premiere major fighting game tournament.

CAPCOM PRO TOUR RANKING

Defend The North is proud to once again be apart of the Capcom Pro Tour lineup.

KI WORLD CUP QUALIFIER

Defend The North now apart of the Killer Instinct World Cup Qualifier tour. You can’t miss out on this event, because it’s TOO HYPE!!!

REGISTRATION NOTIFICATIONS

Please note for on-site registration, it will be available on July 29th Friday between 4pm – 10pm and on July 30th Saturday between 8am – 10am. Once passed the time frame will we NOT HAVE ANY EXCEPTIONS for on-site registration. Please make sure you show up during these time frames. Thank you!

CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL

Welcome to the new location of Defend The North 2016 in White Plains, NY.

ROOM DEALS

We’ve acquired a discounted rate for hotel rooms at the venue. A room is $129 per night. To book now for the discounted rate either call (914) 682-0050 and tell the front desk of the Promotion Code “TY9,” or book a room online by clicking button! The promotion code will be automatically applied when using the link provided.

Take advantage of this deal now, as the deal ends on June 26th, 2016.

TOURNAMENT VENUE

DTN 2016 will be now located at the Crowne Plaza hotel in White Plains, NY (66 Hale Ave). Please refer to the map on the right for visuals and directions on the bottom.

DIRECTIONS

  • From I-287 East – Exit 8W, Bloomingdale Rd. Turn left onto Bloomingdale. Turn right on Maple Ave. The hotel is on the right, on the corner of Maple and Hale.

 

  • From I-287 West – Exit 8. Follow signs for RTE 119-Westchester Ave. Turn left on Bloomingdale Rd, Turn Right
    on Maple.

 

  • From the Westchester County Airport – There is a complimentary hotel shuttle service available that will take you directly to the venue.

 

  • From LaGuardia Airport – There is a shuttle bus service (Red Dot Airport Shuttle [1-800-673-3368]) available for $25 that will take you directly to the venue.

 

  • From White Plains Metro North. Click the button below to get full details on walking or transit to the venue from the train station.

Event Location

66 Hale Ave, White Plains
NY 10601, United States

Get Directions

TOURNAMENT VENUE MAP

DTN 2016 will be now located at the Crowne Plaza hotel in White Plains, NY (66 Hale Ave). DTN will take place between the main floor and the lower floor. The ballroom will be on the main floor, and two event rooms that will be in use during the weekend will be on the lower floor. Please refer to the map below for visual directions. If you have any concerns please contact us.

THE LOCAL SCENE

Pamper yourself with a day of retail therapy – our White Plains hotel is adjacent to The Westchester, a premium shopping center, which is home of New York State’s first Nordstrom, Neiman-Marcus and more than 150 fine upscale stores.

We are also conveniently positioned less than a mile from the White Plains Metro North Train Station, which will take you directly into downtown Manhattan in less than an hour. Guests appreciate our close proximity to numerous cultural attractions as well, including:

  • The Kendall Sculpture Gardens at PepsiCo
  • Bowlmore a family bowling alley
  • Westchester Broadway Dinner Theatre
  • Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway
  • Woodbury Commons Premium Outlets
  • Mortons the Steakhouse
  • the Cheesecake Factory
  • and much more.

TOURNAMENT NOTIFICATIONS

  • The character, “Juri,” from Street Fighter V is banned from competitive play.
  • The character, “Eyedol,” from Killer Instict is banned from competitive play.
  • The character, “Dizzy,” from Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator is playable.
  • Side tournaments are now available in the Sprainbrook room, located on the lower level of the venue.
  • Skull Girls 2nd Encore removed from main gaming roster. Now a side tournament game.
  • Hearthstone removed from main gaming roster. Now a side tournament game.
  • Super Smash Bros. Melee will not be hosted at Defend the North 2016.
  • Pokken Tournament will only run on Saturday.
  • Street Fighter V will have a “Death Pool,” for on-site registered players.
  • Mr.Biscuits is now only commentating for Ultimate Marvel VS. Capcom 3 and Guitly Gear Xrd: Revelator.
  • Venue Map of Defend the North 2016 has been revised, please refer to www.defendthenorth.com
  • B.Y.O.C (Bring Your Own Console) is now located in the Sprainbrook room.
  • HoC is hosting a gaming session starting at 8PM Friday (July 29th) streamed by www.twitch.tv/bum1six3
  • Three Defend the North custom made arcade sticks (SFV, KI, MKXL) will raffled off on Sunday, raffle ticket sales will begin Friday 6pm and end Sunday 4pm. The prize winners will be named before the top 8 finalists of Street Fighter V.
  • One Defend the North custom made stick (GG:Xrd Design) will be given to the winner of the Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator tournament.
  • Players that make it out of pools in either the SFV, KI, or MKXL tournament will be given a chance to win a Defend the North custom made stick. Players making it out of pools from the winners bracket will be given four raffle tickets and players making it out of pools from the losers bracket will be given two raffle tickets.

CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL

Welcome to the new location of Defend The North 2016 in White Plains, NY.

ROOM DEALS

We’ve acquired a discounted rate for hotel rooms at the venue. A room is $129 per night. To book now for the discounted rate either call (914) 682-0050 and tell the front desk of the Promotion Code “TY9,” or book a room online by clicking button! The promotion code will be automatically applied when using the link provided.

Take advantage of this deal now, as the deal ends on June 26th, 2016.

TOURNAMENT VENUE

DTN 2016 will be now located at the Crowne Plaza hotel in White Plains, NY (66 Hale Ave). Please refer to the map on the right for visuals and directions on the bottom.

DIRECTIONS

  • From I-287 East – Exit 8W, Bloomingdale Rd. Turn left onto Bloomingdale. Turn right on Maple Ave. The hotel is on the right, on the corner of Maple and Hale.

 

  • From I-287 West – Exit 8. Follow signs for RTE 119-Westchester Ave. Turn left on Bloomingdale Rd, Turn Right
    on Maple.

 

  • From the Westchester County Airport – There is a complimentary hotel shuttle service available that will take you directly to the venue.

 

  • From LaGuardia Airport – There is a shuttle bus service (Red Dot Airport Shuttle [1-800-673-3368]) available for $25 that will take you directly to the venue.

TOURNAMENT VENUE MAP

DTN 2016 will be now located at the Crowne Plaza hotel in White Plains, NY (66 Hale Ave). DTN will take place between the main floor and the lower floor. The ballroom will be on the main floor, and two event rooms that will be in use during the weekend will be on the lower floor. Please refer to the map below for visual directions. If you have any concerns please contact us.

THE LOCAL SCENE

Pamper yourself with a day of retail therapy – our White Plains hotel is adjacent to The Westchester, a premium shopping center, which is home of New York State’s first Nordstrom, Neiman-Marcus and more than 150 fine upscale stores.

We are also conveniently positioned less than a mile from the White Plains Metro North Train Station, which will take you directly into downtown Manhattan in less than an hour. Guests appreciate our close proximity to numerous cultural attractions as well, including:

  • The Kendall Sculpture Gardens at PepsiCo
  • Bowlmore a family bowling alley
  • Westchester Broadway Dinner Theatre
  • Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway
  • Woodbury Commons Premium Outlets
  • Mortons the Steakhouse
  • the Cheesecake Factory
  • and much more.

TOURNAMENT NOTIFICATIONS

  • The character, “Juri,” from Street Fighter V is banned from competitive play.
  • The character, “Eyedol,” from Killer Instict is banned from competitive play.
  • The character, “Dizzy,” from Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator is playable.
  • Side tournaments are now available in the Sprainbrook room, located on the lower level of the venue.
  • Skull Girls 2nd Encore removed from main gaming roster. Now a side tournament game.
  • Hearthstone removed from main gaming roster. Now a side tournament game.
  • Super Smash Bros. Melee will not be hosted at Defend the North 2016.
  • Pokken Tournament will only run on Saturday.
  • Street Fighter V will have a “Death Pool,” for on-site registered players.
  • Mr.Biscuits is now only commentating for Ultimate Marvel VS. Capcom 3 and Guitly Gear Xrd: Revelator.
  • Venue Map of Defend the North 2016 has been revised, please refer to www.defendthenorth.com
  • B.Y.O.C (Bring Your Own Console) is now located in the Sprainbrook room.
  • HoC is hosting a gaming session starting at 8PM Friday (July 29th) streamed by www.twitch.tv/bum1six3
  • Three Defend the North custom made arcade sticks (SFV, KI, MKXL) will raffled off on Sunday, raffle ticket sales will begin Friday 6pm and end Sunday 4pm. The prize winners will be named before the top 8 finalists of Street Fighter V.
  • One Defend the North custom made stick (GG:Xrd Design) will be given to the winner of the Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator tournament.
  • Players that make it out of pools in either the SFV, KI, or MKXL tournament will be given a chance to win a Defend the North custom made stick. Players making it out of pools from the winners bracket will be given four raffle tickets and players making it out of pools from the losers bracket will be given two raffle tickets.

DEFEND THE NORTH 2016 GAME LIST

… and many more of your favorite fighting game titles!!!

2016 SPONSOR LIST