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IFPA WA State Pinball Championships and Open Matchplay Tournament
January 19, 2019
The IFPA State Championship Series is an annual pinball competition with players qualifying throughout the entire calendar year. At the end of each calendar year, the top 24 players with the most WPPR points from each state will qualify for the IFPA State Championship Playoffs, where they will play for the title of IFPA State Champion within that state. Click Here for current WA State standings.
Doors open 10:00am/Check-in by 10:45AM.
WA State Match Play Tournament – this is a 6-Strike Group Match Play Knockout tournament open to all. $15 Entry, Registration Noon to 2:45pm, (tournament starts about 3:00pm, once the State Championships reaches round of 8).
New Format This Year: Each round will split players into four or three-player groups, to play on a randomly selected machine. Random grouping first round. Swiss pairing will be used for grouping players each subsequent round. Players play, in the order shown by the software. Winner moves on to next round, without any additional strike. Loser of the game (4th in a 4-player game, 3rd in a 3-player game) gets 2 strikes. The players in the middle (2nd and 3rd in a 4-player game, 2nd in a 3-player game), get 1 strike. In the case of a 2-player game, which should only occur when there are 5 or 2 players left, winner gets no strikes, loser gets 2 strikes.
More details: http://ifpa.wapinball.net/saturday.html