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 29th and Sunday Sept 30th

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, Sept 30th starting at 10am.

Format: Target Match Play
Entry Fee: WPPR rank 1-250: $70, rank 251+: $45
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 2016/2017 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!

We would love for you to join us!


Sign up here:


7 spots remain…sign up today!


Tick tock tick tock…4 spots remain!


Sold out!

Please visit to be added to the waitlist. Possible that a few more spots will be added…stay tuned!

…and have a great weekend all!


…and then there were 56!
2 games will be added to the PATL lineup, which increases the # of players to 56! :slight_smile:

The 1st 8 people on the waitlist will be contacted. If you are interested in playing, join the waitlist!..There is a good chance some players will have to back out as we get closer to the event date.