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Due to the impending hurricane currently headed towards Florida, Nintendo has issued a statement regarding the Nintendo World Championship qualifying rounds set to take place in Miami on September 9th-10th. The full statement can be read below:

“Due to the serious threat posed by Hurricane Irma, Nintendo and Best Buy are postponing the Sept. 9-10 Miami qualifying round for the Nintendo World Championships 2017. We will continue to monitor the situation in Florida to determine whether a makeup event will be scheduled.”

The event was originally scheduled to take place at a Best Buy in Hialeah, Florida this weekend. Stay tuned; we’ll keep you posted with the latest news regarding the qualifiers once Nintendo makes a followup statement.

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