Starrcade (1996) was the fourteenth annual Starrcade pay-per-view event. It was the ninth Starrcade event produced by World Championship Wrestling (WCW), and it took place on December 29, 1996 from the Nashville Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. The event featured the New World Order (nWo) stable, which formed in July.
- Último Dragón (with Sonny Onoo) defeated Dean Malenko - Championship unification match for the J-Crown and the WCW Cruiserweight Championship
- Akira Hokuto (with Sonny Onoo and Kensuke Sasaki) defeated Madusa for the vacant WCW Women's Championship
- Jushin Thunder Liger defeated Rey Mysterio, Jr.
- Jeff Jarrett defeated Chris Benoit (with Woman) - No Disqualification match
- The Outsiders (Kevin Nash and Scott Hall) (c) (with Syxx) defeated The Faces of Fear (Meng and The Barbarian) (with Jimmy Hart) for the WCW World Tag Team Championship
- Eddie Guerrero defeated Diamond Dallas Page for the vacant WCW United States Heavyweight Championship
- Lex Luger defeated The Giant
- Roddy Piper defeated Hollywood Hogan (with Ted DiBiase)