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Ipswich Pinball Marathon

  • Autographed Memorabilia 602 Ipswich City Mall Ipswich, QLD, 4305 Australia (map)

Qualifying Rounds (2)
Qualifying:
All players will play one game on each of the 6 machines in each round. All players will be ranked highest to lowest for each machine with the highest score ranked number 1 down to the lowest score for each machine.
The total for the 2 rounds will be added together to have each player ranked from highest to lowest.
There will be a total of 12 games played during qualifying. One machine will be dropped from the tournament that will go on free play.

Finals Rounds (3)
Quarter Finals:
The Top 8 qualifying players will advance to the Quarter finals where their ranking will determine which 4-player group they will compete in. 
The top 8 players will be split into the following two 4-player groups:
Group 1: players ranked 1, 3, 5 & 7
Group 2: players ranked 2, 4, 6, & 8

Each group will play 5 machines that will be scored as listed below:

1st - 7 points.
2nd - 5 points
3rd - 3 points
4th - 1 point.

Any ties for placings will have a one game shoot-out to determine the tie-break.

1st & 2nd place from both Quarter Final groups will advance to the Semi-Finals. 3rd & 4th place from both groups will have a play off consisting of a head to head match with win/loss scoring as set out below.

4th place from each group will play a best of 5 matches to determine 7th & 8th places. 

3rd place in each group will play a best of 5 matches to determine 5th & 6th places.

Semi-Finals:
The Semi-Finals will be made up of the following two groups in a head to head format with win/loss scoring.

The winner of Group 1 Quarter-final will play the 2nd place of Group 2, in a best of 5 matches with the winner of this Semi-final group advancing to the Final. The winner of Group 2 Quarter-final will play the 2nd place of Group 1, in a best of 5 matches with the winner of this Semi-final group advancing to the Final. 

Finals: 
The winners in the Semi-finals will play a best of 5 matches (win/loss scoring) to determine the Winner of the tournament and 2nd place. 
The losers in the Semi-finals will play a best of 5 matches (win/loss scoring) to determine 3rd & 4th places.

Earlier Event: February 25
Bayside Pinball Club Monthly Tournament
Later Event: February 29
Pinball HQ Marathon