First State Flippers Presents - Delaware Tour Championship Event #1 *RESULTS*

The First State Flippers crew is excited to announce that the 2020 Delaware Tour Championship is back on, just in a condensed COVID version. For all the details please read below!!!

For starters, sanctioned IFPA events will not resume in 2020, therefore we have decided to move forward with our 2020 Delaware Tour Championship, in a more condensed version due to the COVID guidelines and restrictions.

YES, we will be awarding the winner of the 2020 DE Tour Championship another 6 foot trophy!!!

YES, we will be having a prize fund of over $1200 for the DE Tour Championship with the overall winner guaranteed at least $600!!!

Here are all the details. We will be holding 3 qualifying events over the next 3 months which will give you the opportunity to earn “Tour Championship Points” based on your overall finish at the qualifying events. Each qualifier will be capped at 28 players. Each qualifier will use the Group Match Play format for qualifying, with the top 8 advancing to a modified PAPA Finals. After all 3 events are complete, the top 16 players based on total “Tour Championship Points” will receive an automatic entry into the Delaware Tour Championship finale.

ALL EVENTS ARE TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED TO BE HELD AT JOE FOX’S HOUSE IN MIDDLETOWN DELAWARE, BUT COULD BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Note - Follow us on Facebook, or get on our email list to receive updates regarding the registration for all events. Eventbrite now handles all registration and wait lists for First State Flippers.

Event #1 - October 17th, 10AM start time. Event registration will go live on 9/24 at 8pm. Cost will be $40 per player with $10 per person going to the DE Tour prize fund and $5 for expenses. SOLD OUT

Event #2 - November 14th, 10AM start time. Event registration will go live on 10/22 at 8pm. Cost will be $40 per player with $10 per person going to the DE Tour prize fund and $5 for expenses.

Event #3 - December 12th, 10AM start time. Event registration will go live on 11/19 at 8pm. Cost will be $40 per player with $10 per person going to the DE Tour prize fund and $5 for expenses.

Delaware Tour Championship Event - January 9th 2021. No registration as you have to qualify to get in. Cost will be $40 per player with $10 per person going to expenses. 16 people will qualify.

For the 2020 Delaware Tour Championship, we have changed up the format due to the fact we are only taking the top 16 players. We will be using the same format as the State Championship Series, which is head to head pinball using the best of 7 format.

To read up on the State Championship Series Rules please click the link below:

https://www.ifpapinball.com/nacs/2020/rules.php

Tour Championship points will be awarded based on the numbers below:

1st = 100 points

2nd = 80 points

3rd = 75 points

4th = 70 points

5th = 65 points

6th = 60 points

7th = 55 points

8th = 50 points

9th = 40 points

10th = 30 points

11th = 20 points

12th = 10 points

13th through 28th = 5 points for each place

Here is a picture of our 6 foot trophy:

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Wow, the trophy is Koi? Amazing!! :smile:

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This Saturday, Event #1 of the COVID Delaware Tour begins. We will be live streaming Avengers Infinity Quest LE all throughout qualifying, so tune in to Delaware Pinball on Twitch https://www.twitch.tv/delawarepinball starting at 10am on 10/17/20!!!

Also, friendly reminder that on 10/18 at 8pm, tickets for Event 2 will go on sale. Make sure you set your reminders!!! We are now capping events at 28 players so more opportunities to play competitive pinball in the best state with the best atmosphere and the most fun you will ever have at a pinball tournament!!!

Here is the Eventbrite URL for registration for tickets:

https://fsfdetourevent2.eventbrite.com

Full recap tomorrow morning. But here is the condensed version for tonight. Thanks again to everyone who attended!! Today felt a little different than the past 3 events, simply because there was more at stake with the Delaware Tour championship points being awarded!!! Don’t forget tomorrow night (10/18) at 8pm, tickets go live for event #2 on Eventbrite!!

“A” Division Winners:
1st - Harry Jackson - $250 + Monster trophy
2nd - Jeff Mack - $125
3rd - Vic Scelba - $65
4th - Joe Casacio - $30
5th - Joe Fox Jr - $20

“B” Division Winner:
1st - Stefano Pinti - $100