Home team announces which player will be competing first
The home team gets first ban
Use Starter Stage Banning to determine the first stage (See 20.6.2)
Players select their characters.
The players play the first game of the set
The winning player of the preceding game must announce their character selection for the next game before the stage of the next game is decided.
Winning player of the preceding game bans 3 stages. The losing player of the preceding game picks a stage for the next game, adhering to Stage Clause and bans.
The losing player of the preceding game must announce their character selection for the next game.
The next game of the set is played.
The home team announces their next player and begin striking
Stage bans from a previous game do not carry over to subsequent games.
After the set is complete, the team who won the set must announce the tag of the player their team is sending in for the next set.
Repeat Steps 4 through 9 for all subsequent games until the set is complete.