Abari - Women’s Pinball Championship ‘18

Abari Game Bar is proud to announce they’ll be hosting a Women’s Pinball Championship with a minimum top prize of $250 on October 20th. Abari currently hosts the only Women’s Pinball League in the Carolinas with their Belles and Chimes Charlotte Chapter and will now be the first to host a Women’s Pinball Tournament. We hope the minimum top prize of $250 which could reach over $300 with a full field will make it attractive for both local and far to want to participate! Abari Game Bar is located at 1721 N Davidson Street Charlotte NC 28206.

Key highlights:
-Paypal registration link - https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=5G6K99G7E6E3N
-We need a minimum of 16 participants registered by September 20th to confirm the event.
-The event will be capped at 32 participants.

Public Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1118952294926859/

October 20th - * Doors open at 12pm, event starts at 1pm
*We may consider doors opening at 11am and event starting at 12pm if we reach full capacity. We’ll provide advance notice!

Minimum Top Prize of $250 Cash!

Cost - $20 Enter + Coin Drop (50 cents per game) - Pre Registration required with 16 players minimum and 32 players maximum - Minimum player count must be reached 30 days (September 20th) before event. 100% of $20 Cost goes back into pot

Format - Group Match-Play - 5 Rounds with 2 Games per Round with no players eliminated until the finalists are selected.

Arena draws
Seeding - IFPA
First round pairing - Slaughter (highest IFPA ranks vs lowest)
Player pairing - Swiss (similar placed positions will be paired together)
Player order - Balanced - Second game order is chosen by 4th,3rd,2nd and 1st position of 1st game.
Scoring System - IFPA 7-5-3-1 / 7-4-1
Games per round - 2

Finals - Top 8 Participants will make finals, 2 Games per Round, Top 2 from Semi’s move into Final Four
-In case of a tie for 8th place (for entry into finals) a random single-game tiebreaker will be played immediately after Round 5…
-Ties for seeding will be broken by using the IFPA head-to-head record between the players that are tied. If that’s still a tie we’ll use WPPR rank.

Top 8 Positions are Paid from Pot:
1st - $250 & 10%
2nd - 30%
3rd - 25%
4th - 15%
5th - 5%
6th - 5%
7th - 5%
8th - 5%


Registration is live - https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=5G6K99G7E6E3N

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Updated Facebook Event Link - https://www.facebook.com/events/1118952294926859/