#BAM10 is the exciting culmination of a decade of community love, effort and hype!
Australia’s largest fighting game major, Battle Arena Melbourne (#BAM10) returns to the world class Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on the 18th-20th of May 2018 to celebrate 10 years of incredible national and international fighting game competition.

BAM10 is proud to represent Australia in global esports series:

Tekken World Tour – Master Event

Capcom Pro Tour – Ranking Event


Cosplay competition details to be announced, requires a Spectator pass.

Registration for All Smash Brothers Games are pre-registration only. Other Platinum Games are Capped to one week prior (ending on Sunday 13th May 11:59:59) so that the utmost care in seeding and organizing pools can be utilized. All other on-the-day registration for games must be done one hour before the game’s first pool starts, except for games that begin Saturday 10am, these sign-ups will close on Friday night (Schedule TBC).


Platinum Tournaments: (Trophy and Premium stage time)

Tekken 7 - A Tekken World Tour Master Event
Street Fighter V - A Capcom Pro Tour Ranking Event
Super Smash Brothers 4 Wii U
Super Smash Brothers Melee
Dragon Ball FighterZ
Gold Tournaments: (Trophy)

Guilty Gear Xrd
Dead or Alive 5 Last Round
Injustice 2
Rivals of Aether
Project M
Silver Tournaments: (Medal and DIY games)

Event Features:

Double bay at MCEC, huge floor space for setups, special events and vendors
Free to play casual setups for full venue ticket attendees
A huge range of international guests - global esports tour participation to be announced
Chillout Zone
Tshirts and Merch
Friday Night SFV 3v3 Teams back by popular request!
Cosplay competition
Artist Alley
Indie Developer Showcase
Retro Arcade (Info TBA)
BAM Afterparty Sunday 7PM (Info TBA)
  • Friday 18 May 2018 04:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Saturday 19 May 2018 09:30 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Sunday 20 May 2018 09:30 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Entry (Pre-registration) $50
  • Entry (late registration) $60
  • Entry (on day reg.) $70
  • Tournament Entry $10
  • Spectator Only $20
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Getting here

BY TRAM: Tram routes 96, 109 and 12 (Stop 124A Casino/MCEC) will all take you to our Clarendon Street entrance. Otherwise, tram routes 48 and 70 (Stop D5) take you to Flinders Street. From there, it’s just a short walk up Clarendon Street until you reach us. For tram timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.

BY TRAIN: Our closest station is Southern Cross. Once you exit the station, you can catch the 96, 109 or 12 tram routes and arrive at MCEC in just a few stops. For train timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.

BY CAR: If you’re being dropped off at the Exhibition Centre, our Clarendon Street entrance is the closest entrance. If you’re getting a lift to the Convention Centre, the entrance near DFO is the closest drop off point. If you’re driving in, our Exhibition Centre car park can be accessed via Normanby Road. You can view more parking options below.

BY BUS: From Monday to Friday, bus route 237 goes via Southern Cross Station to Lorimer Street, which is roughly a five-minute walk to MCEC. For bus timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.

BY TAXI OR UBER: If you’re heading to the Exhibition Centre, ask your taxi or Uber driver to drop you off at MCEC’s Clarendon Street entrance. If you’re going to the Convention Centre, ask your driver to drop you off at Convention Centre Place, next to Pan Pacific Melbourne and DFO South Warf. We have two nearby taxi ranks – Crown, Clarendon Street and DFO, Convention Centre Place.

When you arrive from Melbourne Airport (also known as Tullamarine Airport), you have three options. You can catch a taxi from outside your terminal or request an Uber by following the signs outside your terminal to the pick up zones. You can also get the Skybus, which has a service called the Southbank Docklands Express that stops at the Clarendon Street entrance of MCEC. Receive 5% discount on purchasing tickets online by entering the promotional code ‘MCEC’.