Pinball HQ Marathon


Event Name: Pinball HQ Marathon 2017

Location: Pinball HQ at Coogee Diggers, Cnr Carr and Byron Sts, Coogee, New South Wales, Australia

Date: Monday FEB 20 to Sunday FEB 26, 2017

Opening Hours: 11AM till late (10.00 PM +)

Estimated Number of Players: 50 to 100 (there is no limit set)

Prize Pool: Over $2000

Registration and further information: http://www.pinballhq.com.au/pinball-hq-marathon-201

Number of competition machines: all machines at Pinball HQ (currently 15)

Cost: Registration is FREE but necessary, all games are “pay per play” throughout the entire event $2/1 credit, $5/3 credits

QUALIFYING TOURNAMENTS (unlimited)

ALL SCORES TO BE VERIFIED BY THE TOURNAMENT OFFICIALS

–Dates & Times

Monday, Feb 20, 11AM till late

Tuesday, Feb 21,  11AM till 7PM

Wednesday, Feb 22,  11AM till late

Thursday, Feb 23,  11AM till late

Friday, Feb 24,  11AM till late

Saturday, Feb 25,  11AM till late 

Sunday, Feb 26,  11AM to 2PM

QUALIFYING TOURNAMENTS – Format

Each player can play unlimited number of games, the highest achieved score is recorded and the players are ranked as per their scores on each of the competition pinball machines. For example, if 100 players participate, the highest scoring player on a particular machine will earn 100 points, second highest 99 points etc. The players ranking will be determined by the total of all points gained on the machines. The top 24 players will qualify to enter the final.

FINAL– Date & Time

Sunday, Feb 26,  3PM till late

FINAL– Format (head to head)

Same format as in the last Pinball HQ Marathon. Six rounds plus grand final, 64 games played altogether.

Round 1,2,3- contains main bracket (best of 3 games) and sudden death bracket (one game)

Round 4,5,6 – are sudden death (one game only)

Round 7 - The Grand Final – 4 player game, best of 5 games (4,2,1,0)