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General CEO Questions

What is CEO?

Community Effort Orlando is a series of Fighting Game Tournaments located in Orlando, FL. Read all about the history of CEO since its inception in 2010 here.

Who do I contact with any Media, Partnerships or General Questions?

Please contact Alex Jebailey at

What does BYOC (Bring your own Controller) mean?

CEO events require competitors to supply their own controller for any tournaments they enter. This means you’ll need to bring an arcade stick, wired console pad controller, or inventive keyboard contraption compatible with the console your tournament is scheduled to appear on.

CEO 2016 Questions

When is CEO 2016?

CEO 2016 takes place on June 24-26th in Orlando, FL at the Wyndham Orlando Resort.

What is the CEO 2016 schedule?

The full schedule for this year will be posted here:
For now it is tentative and we will be able to assign pool times once registration closes on June 12th. By registering sooner rather than later, it helps us plan ahead for potential final turnout.
All official tournaments are subject to start as EARLY as Friday at 12 Noon.

Which Airport do I Fly into?

Orlando International Airport (MCO) which is located less than 20 minutes from the Venue. For transportation tips visit

Is there an Official Facebook Event page?

Yes there is! Join the CEO 2016 Event Page here.

Can you smoke/vape in the Ballroom.

No. Please keep it outside.

How Can I help CEO 2016?

If you’re interested in being a part of the awesome team that makes this event possible please visit:

Can I still register during the event?

This year for the benefit of staff and players that register in advance, we will not be accepting any emergency registration this year. Please register for CEO 2016 online before June 12th at 11:59pm est or you will not be able to compete.

Where is CEO 2016 located?

CEO 2016 takes place at the Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819, for the 6th year! Click here for Hotel Details and directions.

When does Registration for CEO 2016 End?

Registration will end on June 12th at 11:59pm est. After this there will be no more registrations to compete during the event.

What are the Official Games featured at CEO 2016?

We have 10 Games this year:
Street Fighter V (PS4)
Ultra Street Fighter 4 (PS4)
Mortal Kombat X (PS4)
Guilty Gear XRD -Revelator (PS4)
Killer Instinct (XBOX One)
Tekken 7 (Arcade version/allows PS4 pads/sticks)
Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 (XBOX 360)
Super Smash Bros Melee(Gamecube)
Smash 4 (WiiU)
Pokkén Tournament (WiiU)

CEO 2016 Refund Policy?

You may request a refund before CEO begins under these conditions:

Within 30 days of your registration through PayPal as long as it is before June 1st.
If it is after June 1st there will be a $20 penalty fee as venue fees are used to order materials for CEO at that time.
After June 12th, 2016 when registration closes no refunds will be offered.

To request a refund before the deadlines please contact Alex Jebailey at

CEO is not responsible for flight, hotel or other arrangement changes.

How old do I need to be to compete?

Yes, you need to be 13 years or older. If you are younger than 13, we will need your parents to sign some paper work for you to play as well as if you place in the top 8 of the tournament.

Do you have an Artist Alley?

We have an awesome collection of talented artists that create some of your favorite gaming art to take home.

Please visit for more information.

Our Artist alley is already full. We’ll have information on our artists in early May.

CEOtaku Questions

What is CEOtaku?

CEOtaku is an annual event in October featuring the best of Anime Fighting Games old and new.

What is the CEO 2016 schedule?

CEOtaku schedule will go live in September.

Where is CEOtaku located?

CEOtaku 2016 takes place at the Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819, for the 2nd year! This time it will ALL take place within the 20,000 sq ft main ballroom at the Wyndham. Room Reservations will go live after CEO 2016 Concludes.

When does Registration for CEOtaku 2016 End?