FRIDAY NIGHT COMP

GROUP MATCH PLAY

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GROUP BASED COMPETITIVE SOCIAL FUN!

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TOURNAMENT INFO

Group Match Play is a simple and fun social competition format.

Over a number of rounds, players are paired against each other in four-player games. Players earn points based on their finishing position in each group match. At the end of the tournament, the player with the most points is the winner.

Designed to suit the more social competitors, Group Match Play in great way to meet new people and improve your pinball skills. With some awesome prizes available and the kitchen & bar running all night, what better way to enjoy your Friday evening after work than playing some competitive pinball in a fun atmosphere.

No experience in competitive pinball is necessary to participate, our friendly Tournament Team will be on-hand to facilitate the action every step of the way.

Tournament Entry: $20

Note. Tournament entries are additional to Festival Entry Passes and can only be purchased on the day at the Festival.

IMPORTANT DATES & TIMES

  • Friday, 10 Sept 2021
    Friday Night Comp: 7:00PM

VIEW SCHEDULE

TOURNAMENT OFFICIALS

Tournament Director: James Holmes

Scoring Officials: To Be Announced

IFPA Representative: Brett Smith

OFFICIAL TOURNAMENT SCORING

IFPA

RULES & TECHNICAL OVERVIEW

Don’t understand the detail, no problem. Remember our Tournament Team will be there on the day to facilitate competition activities.

  • Machines used during the Tournament will be the West Coast Pinball Festival’s dedicated Tournament Bank of 10 pre-selected machines.

  • When the Tournament commences players are allocated into groups of 4 to commence the first round of competition.
  • The group goes to their allocated machine and starts a 4-player game in the player order assigned by the MatchPlay Tournament System.
  • When the group has finished their match, a tournament scorekeeper will record the placings (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th).
  • The scoring system for each match will be IFPA Standard (7/5/3/1 – 7/4/1).
  • A competitor if free to concede a match or end a ball if they desire to do so. However, all balls during a match must be plunged, meaning the machine must be in “game over” state when competitors leave the machine. Competitors are not permitted at any time to turn a machine on/off to reset the machine.
  • Collusion between players to manipulate a result is strictly forbidden, and will result in both players being disqualified.
  • Final results and standings are based on total points earned – competitors are ordered based on their aggregated score.
  • Ties will be broken by comparing the strengths of opponents faced – this an automated feature of the MatchPlay Tournament System.
  • No competitor at any time shall interfere with another competitor, or manipulate any machine – this will result in instant disqualification from the Tournament.
  • “Nudging” is permitted as part of pinball competitive play, however any rough handling of machines during game-play will forfeit the match and in extreme cases result in disqualification.
Players

RULES & TECHNICAL OVERVIEW

Don’t understand the detail, no problem. Remember our Tournament Team will be there on the day to facilitate competition activities.

  • Machines used during the Tournament will be the West Coast Pinball Festival’s dedicated Tournament Bank of 10 pre-selected machines.
  • When the Tournament commences players are allocated into groups of 4 to commence the first round of competition.
  • The group goes to their allocated machine and starts a 4-player game in the player order assigned by the MatchPlay Tournament System.
  • When the group has finished their match, a tournament scorekeeper will record the placings (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th).
  • The scoring system for each match will be IFPA Standard (7/5/3/1 – 7/4/1).
  • A competitor if free to concede a match or end a ball if they desire to do so. However, all balls during a match must be plunged, meaning the machine must be in “game over” state when competitors leave the machine. Competitors are not permitted at any time to turn a machine on/off to reset the machine.
  • Collusion between players to manipulate a result is strictly forbidden, and will result in both players being disqualified.
  • Final results and standings are based on total points earned – competitors are ordered based on their aggregated score.
  • Ties will be broken by comparing the strengths of opponents faced – this an automated feature of the MatchPlay Tournament System.
  • No competitor at any time shall interfere with another competitor, or manipulate any machine – this will result in instant disqualification from the Tournament.
  • “Nudging” is permitted as part of pinball competitive play, however any rough handling of machines during game-play will forfeit the match and in extreme cases result in disqualification.

TOURNAMENT INFO

Group Match Play is a simple and fun social competition format.

Over a number of rounds, players are paired against each other in four-player games. Players earn points based on their finishing position in each group match. At the end of the tournament, the player with the most points is the winner.

Designed to suit the more social competitors, Group Match Play in great way to meet new people and improve your pinball skills. With some awesome prizes available and the kitchen & bar running all night, what better way to enjoy your Friday evening after work than playing some competitive pinball in a fun atmosphere.

No experience in competitive pinball is necessary to participate, our friendly Tournament Team will be on-hand to facilitate the action every step of the way.

Tournament Entry: $20

Note. Tournament entries are additional to Festival Entry Passes and can only be purchased on the day at the Festival.

IMPORTANT DATES & TIMES

  • Friday, 10 Sept 2021
    Friday Night Comp: 7:00PM

VIEW SCHEDULE

TOURNAMENT OFFICIALS

Tournament Director: James Holmes

Scoring Officials: To Be Announced

IFPA Representative: Brett Smith

OFFICIAL TOURNAMENT SCORING

IFPA
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RESULTS

FRIDAY NIGHT COMP

Official results will be published here following competition.

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Did you know? Competitive pinball events for players of all ages and abilities are regularly held by local representatives of the IFPA (International Flipper Pinball Association).

 

Compete for fun and earn points towards increasing your world-ranking. To find out more and register FREE to play, head over to the IFPA web site!

 

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