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A WEEK OF CELEBRATION OF PINBALL

THE PINBALL HQ MARATHON IS DESIGNED FOR ALL AGES AND SKILL LEVELS RANGING FROM NOVICES TO THE AUSTRALIA'S BEST PINBALL WIZARDS. NOW IN  ITS FOURTH YEAR, THIS EVENT BECAME ONE OF THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER EVENTS ON THE PINBALL CALENDAR.  IT REACHES OUT TO THE PINBALL WIZARDS AROUND AUSTRALIA  AS WELL AS TO THE LOCAL COMMUNITIES WHERE ENTIRE FAMILIES CAN ENGAGE IN ONE OF THE MOST EXCITING TOURNAMENTS.
JUST COME ALONG AND PLAY ANY TIME FROM 11 AM MON, FEB 20TH THROUGH SUN FEB 26, SEE THE EVENT DETAILS BELOW!

MINORS ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT CAN STAY BEYOND  7PM (TILL CLOSING TIME) THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE  PINBALL HQ MARATHON

Prize Pool  - Over $2,000

SPECIAL AWARD FOR ALL JUNIORS (UNDER 15 YEAR OLD) WHO PLAYED EACH OF THE MACHINES IN THE QUALIFYING TOURNAMENTS AT LEAST ONCE.
All 24 finalist will receive $10 Coogee Dollars which can be spent on the food and drinks at Coogee Diggers.

 

1st   $600 + Trophy Cup

2nd  $300 + Trophy Cup

3rd  $200 + Trophy Cup

4th  $100

5th   $50

6th   $50

The highest ranked Rookie (player without IFPA ranking)  - $100

The highest ranked qualifier - iPad Mini + Trophy Cup

The highest ranked female player - iPad Mini + Trophy Cup

The highest ranked under 15 year old - Quad Blade 4 Channel 2.4 GHz RC Helicopter or similar  + Trophy 

The highest ranked under 10 year old - Quad Blade 4 Channel 2.4 GHz RC Helicopter or similar+ Trophy 

Additional prizes for 2nd and 3rd place for juniors.

A MEDAL FOR ENDURANCE FOR ALL JUNIORS (UNDER 15 YEAR OLD) WHO FINISH ALL GAMES IN THE QUALIFYING 

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

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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

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)

Pinball HQ Marathon is an IFPA endorsed event. All players will earn points for the the IFPA World Pinball Player Ranking.

Endurance Medal awarded to all juniors who play all competition machines.

Great Prizes for juniors in the under 10 and under 15 y/o category!