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

Richard Rhodes

THE BEST FEMALE PLAYER

Naiomi Goodwin

THE BEST ROOKIE

William Gill

THE BEST UNDER 15 YEAR OLD

Mia De Riz

THE BEST UNDER 1O YEAR OLD

Kerby Reid

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 + 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 Details

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)

Pinball HQ Marathon 2016