Huh, Facebook says it’s public:
Date: Wed July 25, from 9am-10pm
Location: Pittsburgh Pinball Dojo, 2 N Balph St, Pittsburgh, PA 15202
Notes: Location is on 2nd floor with only access via stairs. Food options exist nearby: deli, two pizza shops, two diners, two coffee shops, one of the two best bakeries in Pittsburgh all within a 2 block radius. CVS pharmacy, and grocery store also in the neighborhood. Inexpensive street parking until 6pm (free after) and free street parking available with a 1-2 block walk.
Format and details:
Qualifying starts at 9am and ends at 5pm. Finals start promptly at 5:30pm. Cost for 1 round of Pingolf is $10. There is a $10 fee to enter the facility, which also covers the IFPA tournament fee. All machines are on free play. You may pay to play the course multiple times. Only your best course score counts.
Players can arrive anytime during the qualifying period, and will be placed in a group of 2-4 players to play each of the 9 machines representing holes on the PinGolf course. Each player plays for the target (score or objective) indicated on the machine. The number of balls played to reach the target will be counted as strokes in a golf game. Players that don’t complete the objective receive a score of 1+ the #-balls played. To keep the tournament moving, as soon as players reach the target they will drain and record their score, and plunge off any remaining balls.
Incomplete entries at 5pm will receive the max value for each unplayed hole. Finals will start promptly at 5:30pm. Finals will be Match Play format with PinGolf scoring. After qualifying the top 14 players will be placed in the A division playoffs. The top 2 seeds will receive a bye to the semifinals.
Quarterfinals: The remaining 12 players will play in groups of 4 (Seeds 3-8-9-14, 4-7-10-13, 5-6-11-12). The top seeds of each group will get choice of playing a bank of 3 machines (choosing holes 1-3, 4-6, or 7-9). Once a bank is chosen it’s not available fo the remaining groups. Each group will play their three holes PinGolf style with the two lowest scores of each group moving on. The holes will be played in order. The players will choose their position of play based on seed.
Semifinals: The 6 players that advanced from the first round will join the top two seeds. in two groups of 4 with reseeding based on their original seed (1-4-5-8, 2-3-6-7). Bank choice and play will be done in the same way as the first round.
Finals: The remaining four players will play a final round on a bank of 3 machines. Bank choice and play will be done in the same way as the earlier rounds.
Ties in any round will be played on a tiebreaker machine where score is the determining factor.
B Division: The next 14 players with an IFPA ranking that is not 1-999 will be placed in the B Division. B Division playoffs will be the same format as A division.
Payouts will be determined by number of entries. 100% of entry fees will be paid out in prizes.
For other rulings, IFPA / PAPA rules apply.