HI all! Time to mark your calendars for Pinball at the LAB 2023!!
2-Day match-play tournament held at the RIVERSIDE GAME LAB, in downtown Riverside, Ca!
Sat Sept 23rd and Sunday Sept 24th.
IFPA sanctioned and “certified” event! [www.ifpapinball.com ](http://www.ifpapinball.com/
And, new this year, PATL is a Stern Pro Circuit event!
Maximum number of players @ this time is 100! (This may increase)
Registration coming soon and will be announced here.
On-site registration (if available) and check-in: Sat., Sept 23rd at 10:00am
Practice from 10:30am-11:00am
Qualifying match play rounds start at 11:00am and continue until 11:00pm or until all finals slots are filled.
Finals on Sunday, Sept 24th starting at 10am.
Format: Target Match Play
Entry Fee: WPPR rank 1-250: $100, rank 251+: $60
Game list: TBA
Players will be placed into four-player groups (occasionally three-player) to compete on an individual, randomly selected machine.
Points will be awarded based upon performance on that machine (7/5/3/1) and added to a running total for the tournament.
A player qualifies for finals by reaching or passing a target value of 70 points at which point the player no longer competes in the qualification rounds.
Match play will continue until all available finals positions are filled. If the time allotted for match play expires prior to filling all finals positions, the remaining positions will be filled based upon rankings tabulated at the conclusion of the final match play round.
Top 12 go to ‘A’ finals, next 8 go to ‘B’ finals.
If we get at least 64 players we will bump the ‘A’ division to: Top-16 qualify.
Players with WPPR rankings 1-250 will be restricted from playing in ‘B’ finals.
Players that placed 1st in ‘B’ for 2021/2022
will be restricted from playing in ‘B’ finals.
4 Player groups with the same scoring as the qualification rounds (7/5/3/1).
Project Pinball Side Tournament - Game TBA, Format: TBA
Watch here and www.iepinball.com for more details and updates coming soon!
Welcome back to competitive pinball! We would love for you to join us!
Jim and Karl