Competitive:Squidstorm 2016

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Squidstorm 2016

Squidstorm 2016

Organizer EndGameTV
Type Local
Location smashgg
Ignite Gaming Lounge - Chicago, IL
Format Round Robin
Modes Splat Zones
Tower Control
Date 30 July 2016 - 31 July 2016
Winner StormRunsLive

Squidstorm 2016 (SS2016) was a Splatoon LAN tournament held on July 30th-31st, 2016.[1] It was the first western Splatoon LAN major.


The Squidstorm emblem.

Originally going under the codename Project SQUIDFEST, plans for a Splatoon LAN major were already in the works by the EndGameTV staff as early as the winter of 2015.[2] Squidstorm 2016 was officially announced on May 28th, 2016,[3][4] being supported by communities and organizations such as Nintendo of America, smashgg, Squidboards, among many others,[5][6][7] while also receiving support from Nintendo of America's Senior Product Marketing Manager, Bill Trinen.[8][9]

In order to support the traveling fees for a handful of players attending the event, EndGameTV held a 24-hour streamathon on June 11th, 2016.[10] An official online shop was also later opened to further allow support for the event.[11][12]


The standings for the event are as follows:[13]

Place Team
1st StormRunsLive
2nd Two Moons and the All Spark
3rd Blueberry Sorbet
5th Club rezb1t
Meddling Squids
Splat That!
Squids Next Door