**NEXT PINBALL & ARCADE SESSION SATURDAY 26TH OCT 6PM**


NEXT TOURNAMENT

 SOUTH AUSTRALIA PINBALL & ARCADE, PINBALL WIZARD TOURNAMENT IX 2019, Has been run & Won. Next tournament date will be advised.

The event will be Group Matchplay format. All format information is provided below. This will be Tournament IX at South Australia Pinball & Arcade.
THERE WILL BE TROPHIES FOR TOP 3 PLAYERS


All tournaments endorsed by the International Flipper Pinball Association. All participants will receive World Pinball Player Rankings points.


RESULTS FROM PINBALL WIZARD TOURNAMENT IX

 https://matchplay.events/live/k072q/standings 

ADD YOUR NAME TO THE SAPA TOURNAMENT NOTIFICATION "LIST OF PLAYERS"  at Info@sapa.com.au

 

BBQ and drinks will be available on the day.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • Location – 19 Playford Crescent Salisbury North Adelaide South Australia 5108
    2. Information and questions from players 12:00pm -2:00pm.
    3. Tournament: 2:00pm -6:30pm.
    4. We are running a group match play tournament using Matchplay Events.
  • 5. There will probably be about 10 -15 machines in use on the day.
  • 6. Players will be grouped in 4. There will be 4 separate rounds of 3 matches. This means every player will play 12 matches in total minimum.
  • 8. In each round the group will play a single game on three different machines and allocated points according to their finishing position: 7/5/3/1 for 4 player groups and 7/4/1 for 3 players groups if necessary. This is the IFPA system of scoring.
  • 9. For the first round, grouping will be based on IFPA rankings.
  • 10. PLEASE NOTE: After the first round we will use the computer to balance the groups so that players can possibly play each other for the 2nd to 4th rounds.
  • 11. We are doing this because the tournament does not require pre-registration.
  • 12. At the close of the 4th round, the highest points score will be allocated seeding for the final to ultimately declare a tournament winner.
  • 13. Ties will be broken by the number of first place finishes, then by the number of second place finishes and if necessary a single game play-off.
  • 14. ENTRY FEE: $25 for the whole event.
  • 15. On the day players should have their IFPA # ready, to save time.

FORMAT:

TOURNAMENT NAME: SAPA PINBALL WIZARD IX

DATE: SATURDAY 21st SEPTEMBER from 12pm

EVENT: Main.

TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS: Barry Stribling, Russell Painter.


  • *ESTIMATED # OF PLAYERS: 20-35
  • *TGP: 96%
  • *UNLIMITED QUALIFYING:*No.
  • *FORMAT: Group match play.
  • Seeding: IFPA.
  • First round pairing: Slaughter.
  • General pairing: Balanced - Players will be randomly paired with previously unfaced opponents.
  • Player order: Rotating - Random order for the first game, then rotates player order evenly.
  • Scoring system: IFPA (7/5/3/1) (7/4/1).
  • Arena draws:*Balanced - Attempts will be made to assign an arena that has been played the fewest times by all opponents.
  • Duration: 4 rounds (approx.).
    Matches each round: 3 matches.
  • Tiebreaker: Break ties by placement - Ties will be broken by number of first place finishes, then by number of second place finishes and if necessary a single game play-off.