Northeast Wisconsin Pinball Tournament



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Northeast WI Pinball Tournament
May 20th 2017
Appleton, WI
Registration Opens March 11th 8AM


The Northeast WI Pinball Tournament will be held on May 20th 2017 in Appleton, WI.
There will be a practice session before the start of qualifying.  
Practice will start at 9am and qualifying will start promptly at 10am.  
You must check in at the event before you can start practice.  

REGISTRATION IS FULL.  EMAIL tgraf1@gmail.com To be put on the waitlist 

Once the tournament is full we will start a waitlist.

Format and Qualifying:
This event will be held at a private residence.
This tournament will be limited to 48 players.
The main tournament will consist of every player having a single attempt on each of the 8 qualifying machines.  
Players will be placed into groups of four per machine for qualifying and each group will rotate per machine.  Total points for each game will be tallied and players will be ranked based on their performance using IFPA scoring (100-90-85-84-83-82,etc)
No Extra Balls! Tight Tilts! Competition Mode!
Any significant ties for qualifying will be decided by a predetermined game with high score taking the higher spot
Ties for the last playoff spots will have a one ball playoff on a randomly drawn game to determine qualifying rank.

Main Tournament Playoff Format:
The Top 16 Players A Division will play in a Papa style 4 player groups/3 game playoff per round
The Playoffs will consist of 4 player groups that will play 3 games on a 7-5-3-1 points per game scoring format. 
The Total Points after 3 games will be determined and the top 2 will advance to the next round.
Playoff games will be predetermined for each round.  A will play qualifying games and B & C will play Alt Games
Final round will consist of the Final four players playing 3 games.
Any significant ties will go to a 4th final game and only those players relevant to advancing will play a 4th game.
Games will be set up on tournament settings (no extra balls, Tight tilts, competition mode, etc).
TGP will be 100% with 8 qualifying games and 3 rounds of 4 player/3 games per round playoffs (3x6=18) for a total of 26 games played.

There will be B & C Division Playoffs
B will consist of players ranked 17-32 and C will consist of players rank 33+
These B & C division matchups will not count towards the TGP but will count towards the final standings submitted to the IFPA.
Note: Any person deciding not to participate in playoffs will be given the lowest rank for their division.

Rules:
All players must be present by no later than 9:45am to ensure the tournament starts on time at 10AM.
Any player that shows up late will result in a disqualification from the tournament.
Players are allowed to practice starting at 9AM until 9:45AM after checking in the day of the event.
4 Player groups for qualifying will be determined by your IFPA rank.
All main tournament games must be played in the group format (no single play) unless otherwise stated by the tournament director.

Any player(s) being disruptive or interfering with the tournament will be asked to leave the premises.
Any player performing a death save, throwing and/or slamming a machine or treating a machine in an abusive manner which could cause damage to a machine will be disqualified and asked to leave the premises.

Mini Tournament Format:
The mini tournament will consist of every player having a single attempt on each of the 8 qualifying machines.  
Players will be placed into groups of four per machine for qualifying and each group will rotate per machine.  Total points for each game will be tallied and players will be ranked based on their performance using IFPA scoring (100-90-85-84-83-82,etc)
No Extra Balls! Tight Tilts! Competition Mode!
Any significant ties for qualifying will be decided by a one ball match on a randomly selected game to determine playoff placement.
Mini Playoffs will be Top 8 Playoff 4 Player/3 Games per round playoffs (2x6 =12) 
Total TGP 8 + 12 = 20 games.

Main Tournament Games:
Walking Dead pro
Game of Thrones LE
Tron LE
Paragon
Shadow
BS Dracula
Indiana Jones (WMS)
Addams Family

Mini Tournament Games:
Indianapolis 500
AC/DC Prem
Ghostbusters PRO
Medieval Madness
Twilight Zone
Iron Man
Creature From the Black Lagoon
Swords of Fury

Please note:  Games subject to change.  Things can arise or malfunction and be out of the director's control. 

Alt Games (should Major Malfunction occur)
Kiss LE
Aerosmith 
WWE
Congo
Attack From Mars
Dirty Harry
Fish Tales
Cirqus Voltaire 
WhiteWater
Judge Dredd
Family Guy
Wizard of Oz
Americ's Most Haunted
XMen LE
SpiderMan
Avengers LE
Batman Dark Knight
Metallica Prem
Star Trek LE







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