PATL- Pinball at the Lake Match Play Classic!


HI all! Time to mark your calendars!

2-Day match-play tournament held at Lake Alice in Riverside, Ca

Sat Sept 30th and Sunday Oct 1st

IFPA sanctioned event!

Maximum number of players is 48, registration coming soon and will be announced here.

If we get at least 40 players we will bump the ‘A’ division to: top-12 qualify.

On-site registration (if available) and check-in: 9:30am
Practice from 10am-10:30am
Qualifying match play rounds start at 10:30am and continue until 9:00pm or until all finals slots are filled.
Finals on Sunday, October 9th starting at 10am.

Format: Target Match Play
Entry Fee: WPPR rank 1-250: $70, rank 251+: $40
Game list: TBA

Qualification Rounds:

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 (3/2/1/0) and added to a running total for the tournament.
A player qualifies for finals by reaching or passing a target value of 25 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.

Final Rounds:

Top 8 go to ‘A’ finals, next 8 go to ‘B’ finals.
Players with WPPR rankings 1-250 will be restricted from playing in ‘B’ finals.
Players that placed 1st for 2014/2015 will be restricted from playing in ‘B’ finals.
4 Player groups with the same scoring as the qualification rounds (3/2/1/0).

Side Tournament - Game TBA, Format: TBA

Watch here and for more details and updates!


Tickets for both Critical Hit AND Pinball at the Lake go on sale at 10am today!


Happy Friday all!

PATL is next Sat and Sun at Lake Alice Trading Co!

2 spots have recently opened up! Sign up today!

Confirmed game list:

Hot Doggin
Party Zone
AS pro
+2 more

Side tournament game: TBA

See you next week!


Wish I could be there, stupid work travel. It’s a great event!