All badges include access to the entire venue for the weekend. Spectators receive the same access but may not enter any official tournaments. Please note ALL Registrations below include general seating access into the Arena Finals viewing hall. For an additional $25 listed through registration, attendees can purchase Premium “Ringside” seats to be closer to the player entrances, action and hype.

Exhibit hall for casuals will also remain open on Sunday next to the Arena hall so you can make the most out of your weekend experience at CEO 2018!

Early Bird Registration ($55)

*Available until February 28th, 2018

Normal Registration ($65)

*Available from March 1st until May 31st

Late Registration ($75)

*Available from June 1st until June 19th when online registration closes at 11:59 pm est.

On Site Registration ($100) is considered Emergency Registration and is only available Thursday, June 28th from 8 PM to 10 PM. Emergency registrants are placed into bracket byes with NO regional seeding and can only be added before a tournament starts.

Spectators Badge

$50 3-day badge in advance , $25 1-day single day pass while supplies last. Spectator passes allows you to enjoy CEO 2018 as an attendee but not enter any of our official tournaments.

To purchase your Spectator badge for the weekend, please click register to proceed, enter your information as a player, and then the 2nd page you will see the option to purchase a spectator badge for CEO 2018.

Please keep in mind that official tournaments may start as early as Friday June 29th at 10am EST. A final pool schedule will be posted before registration closes in June This is to ensure a smooth and comfortable weekend for all players. Again tournaments may start as early as Friday at 10 am so please plan your trip accordingly.

What are the CEO Fighting Game Championships?

CEO 2018 Fighting Game Championships are a tournament series and convention experience for fighting game fans held annually in June. With ever increasing attendance every year, CEO has become one of the most attended fighting game events in the world. In the past few years we have had over 10,000 attendees from over 47 US States and 30 Countries from around the world.

Why Should You Attend?
  • 14+ Tournaments: CEO 2018 Features 14 of the biggest and brightest community games today. CEO receives some of the best developer support yearly so stay tuned for major announcements.
  • The Grandest Stage in CEO History: CEO Features a Wrestling ring stage with Top 8 Music Entrances for players to showcase their personality. Winners will receive Gold Championship Title Belts. This year the select game finals will take place inside of the Ocean Center Arena with up to 9,000 seats available.
  • Celebrity Appearances: In recent years CEO has been visited by WWE Superstar Xavier Woods and Kenny Omega from New Japan World Wrestling. You never know who might show up to a CEO event.
  • Multiple Streams & Stages: CEO has been prominently featured on Twitch every year involving The Capcom Pro Tour and more.
  • Entertaining Commentary: CEO’s tournaments feature curated amateur & professional commentary for all games.
  • Dedicated casual setups & BYOC area with side events welcome.
  • Jebaileyland arcade is bigger and better than ever with over 60 arcade cabinets spanning fighting, rhythm and arcade classics.
  • One of the best and biggest artist alleys in the community.
  • Vendors featuring custom controllers, arcade sticks, plushies, merchandise and more
  • Community Stick modders and custom part sales.
  • Venue location is surrounded by many restaurants and things to do within walking distance such as the Ocean Walk Shoppes Hub.
  • Local Restaurant discounts with your Attendee badge.
New to CEO 2018!
  • The Ocean Center in Daytona Beach features a 9,000 plus seating Arena next to the 95,000 sq ft Exhibit Hall where CEO 2018 takes place. CEO 2018 is over 7 times the size of previous CEO events.
  • The Official Hilton Daytona Beach is one of the biggest and best resorts right on the Ocean. It is directly across the street from the Ocean Center where CEO will take place and has a very special CEO attendee discounted rate. Community Panels. Now with bigger space we will be adding Panels submitted by community members featuring content centered around the fighting game community. Applications go live by January



Community Effort Orlando (CEO) Gaming, INC is an events company specializing in competitive fighting game tournaments, enthusiast outreach, and promotional entertainment rooted in video game products. Since its inception, CEO Gaming’s President and founder, Alex Jebailey, has focused on providing spectacle heavy annual conventions, live entertainment broadcasts, and internationally reliable event consultation. His consistent efforts have helped produce many of the world’s most popular fighting game conventions.