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Pinball Paradise Monthly Matchplay - March

  • Pinball Paradise 213 franklin Street Melbourne, 3000 Australia (map)

Big changes to the Format at Pinball Paradise Monthly comp as we will now have a massive 16 people competing in finals!

Remember Free parking just outside of the CBD after 6.30pm

Time: Tournament starts at 7pm sharp! Please be there between 6.30 and 7 for registration and payment.

Cost : $15 per person which covers all games. As before entry is FREE if you have never played in an IFPA tournament before. So bring your friends!

This is an official IFPA tournament so you will receive WPPRs which will go towards your Worldwide, Australian and Victorian ranking! The structure yields 88% TGP.

Format in simple format:

Everyone plays 5 rounds of 4 player games.
After 5 rounds the top 8 play off in A finals. Position 9 to 16 play off in B finals.

Prizes:
Any one in the top 16 will go on a draw to win a Stern Pinball translite on the night.

1st in A division wins a Stern Army Dog tag and $100 bar tab (must be used within a month and CAN be used on the night)

1st in B division wins a Stern Army Dog tag and $50 bar tab (must be used within a month and CAN be used on the night)
There are usually 1~2 jugs of beer which are usually randomly given away

Stern Army dog tags cannot be won by the same person twice, so it will be passed onto the next place in each division if someone has already won.


More details on the format:
5 rounds of matchplay (4 player groups). Balanced pairings means you won't be playing the same people every round.
Each round scores points for finishing 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th. The tiebreakers are 1st and 2nd place finishes.
Ball saves will be off all night during the trial period to ensure the event doesn't go for 4+ hours.

After 5 rounds the top 8 will advance to 'A' finals. People finishing from 9 to 16 will advance to 'B' finals.

There will be a 1 game playoff for positions 8 and 16 if needed.

A Finals:

Seeds 1, 4, 5 and 8 play 3 x 4 player games.
Seeds 2, 3, 6 and 7 also play 3 x 4 player games.
Top 2 from each group move onto the final 4.
Final 4 play 3 x 4 player games to determine final places.

B Finals:

Seeds 9, 12, 13 and 16 play 2 x 4 player games.
Seeds 10, 11, 14 and 15 also play 2 x 4 player games.
Top 2 from each group move onto the final 4.
Final 4 play 2 x 4 player games.

Earlier Event: 12 March
Flip Frenzy @ Pinball Paradise