DECEMBER 3-5, 2021


CEO 2021 Powered by Astro Gaming


CEO 2021 Fighting Game Championships is a tournament series and convention experience for fighting game fans held annually. With ever increasing attendance every year, CEO has become one of the most attended fighting game events in the world. 2019 had over 8,000 attendees spanning 47 States and 35 Countries. As we return to offline events, CEO 2021 will be capped at 2500 players and 3000 spectators so be sure to register early!

Why should you attend?

  • 10 Official Tournaments: CEO 2021 features the biggest and brightest community games today. CEO receives some of the best developer support, yearly, so stay tuned for major announcements.
  • One of a kind presentation: CEO Features a wrestling ring stage with Top 8 Music Entrances for players to showcase their personality. Winners will receive Gold Championship Title Belts.
  • Celebrity Appearances: In recent years, CEO has been visited by wrestling superstars and gaming fans Xavier Woods, Kenny Omega and many more. You never know who might show up to hang out with the FGC.
  • Multiple Streams & Stages: CEO has been prominently featured on Twitch every year involving the Capcom Pro Tour, Tekken World Tour, and more.
  • Entertaining Commentary: CEO’s tournaments feature curated amateur & professional commentary for all games.
  • Dedicated casual setups & BYOC (Bring Your Own Console) area with side events welcome.
  • Jebaileyland arcade is the place to be! Play all day, and all night in our free play arcade featuring dozens of different games spanning across the fighting and rhythm game genres.
  • Artist Alley: find some of the most talented artists in our hand selected artist alley.
  • Vendors featuring custom controllers, arcade sticks, plushies, merchandise and more
  • Community stick modders and custom part sales.
  • Enjoy your vacation with a location only minutes away from the world’s best theme parks, over a hundred restaurants, and dozens of other attractions.


The main hotel for CEO 2021 is currently sold out.

Please visit the Hotel & Travel page for more accommodation options.


About a 20 minute Lyft/Uber ride from the
(MCO)Orlando International Airport.

Venue | Hotel

Wyndham Orlando Resort International Drive
8001 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819


All registered attendees will receive a welcome bag with various items when picking up their badges at the event.

Competitor Registration (SOLD OUT)
  • Player cap will be raised on Sunday June 27 at NOON EST
  • + $10 for each game entry
  • Artist Alley, Vendors, 24hr Jebaileyland Arcade and more!
  • Player Badges capped to 2500
  • Price Will increase to $90 on November 1st
Spectator Registration (SOLD OUT)
  • More passes may become available later
  • Artist Alley, Vendors, 24hr Jebaileyland Arcade and more!
  • Spectators can not compete in official tournaments.
  • Spectators Passed Capped to 500 Weekend passes. More may become available later.
  • Each Spectator requires their own email and registration.



Schedule Subject to Change (EST)

FRIDAYDecember 3, 2021
11:00 AM

Doors Open

12:00 PM

Tournaments may begin as early as 12

12:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Artist Alley & Vendor Official hours

SATURDAYDecember 4, 2021
10:00 AM

Official Tournaments will begin

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Artist Alley & Vendor Official Hours


Casual play when stations are not in tournament use.

SUNDAYDecember 5, 2021
10:00 AM

Finals Day begins

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Artist Alley & Vendor Official Hours

10:00 PM

CEO 2021 is Scheduled to end



CEO doesn’t run without the community and we greatly appreciate you wanting to take the time to help this event be the best it can be.


CEO features curated professional and amateur commentary for all games. Be the voice of the community!

Artist Alley

All art enthusiasts and creators representing any art styles, mediums, and techniques are encouraged to apply!

Side Events

Have a favorite game you want to play at CEO? Apply to run your own side event. Side Event Applications will open in Early September.


Cover the event with your preferred choice of media. Write, photograph, record to make lasting memories.

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