GREG JONES WINS THE PINBALL HQ MARATHON 2016
Congratulations Greg, awesome effort to win this gruelling pinball tournament!
2016 PINBALL HQ MARATHON RESULLTS
1. Greg Jones - THE WINNER
2. Franck Bona
3. Paul Jones
4. Pat Nichols
5. David loewy
6. John Hutchinson
THE BEST QUALIFIER
THE BEST FEMALE PLAYER
THE BEST ROOKIE
THE BEST UNDER 15 YEAR OLD
Mia De Riz
THE BEST UNDER 1O YEAR OLD
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
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 + Trophy
The highest ranked under 10 year old - Quad Blade 4 Channel 2.4 GHz RC Helicopter + Trophy
Additional prizes for 2nd and 3rd place for juniors.
ALL JUNIORS (UNDER 15 YEAR OLD) WHO FINISH ALL GAMES IN THE QUALIFYING (EACH GAME PLAYED AT THE LEAST ONCE) WILL RECEIVE A REMOTE CONTROL CAR.
CHECK THIS PAGE SOON FOR A PHOTO GALLERY FROM THIS EVENT!
Event Name: Pinball HQ Marathon 2016
Location: Pinball HQ at Coogee Diggers, Cnr Carr and Byron Sts, Coogee, New South Wales, Australia
Date: Monday FEB 29 to Sunday MAR 6, 2016
Opening Hours: 11AM till late (9:30 PM +)
Estimated Number of Players: 50 to 100 (there is no limit set)
Prize Pool: Over $2000
Number of competition machines: 12 to 15 machines, the number and models may vary at this event (KISS LE, AC/DC PRO, Elvis, Metallica PREM , Mustang PRO, Star Trek PRO, Getaway, Fun House, Dirty Harry, Who Dunnit, Addams Family, Doctor Who)
Cost: Registration is FREE but necessary, all games are “pay per play” throughout the entire event $2/1 credit, $5/3 credits
QUALIFYING TOURNAMENTS – Dates & Times
Monday, Feb 29, 11AM till late
Tuesday, Mar 1, 11AM till 7PM
Wednesday, Mar 2, 11AM till late
Thursday, Mar 3, 11AM till late
Friday, Mar 4, 11AM till late
Saturday, Mar 5, 11AM till late (live music after 8PM but the pinballs can be played, except a brief break for sound check)
Sunday, Mar 6, 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, March 6, 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)