MAIN TOURNAMENT

You will choose 5 games from the bank to make 1 entry. You will be awarded points on each game based on how your score rates against other players scores on the same game. The highest score on a game is awarded 100 points. 2nd highest is 90 points. 3rd highest is 85. It then goes down in 1 point increments from there. 4th, 84, 5th, 83……

All games rulings and malfunctions will be decided on by the IFPAPA rules set : http://www.ifpapinball.com/menu/rules/

The Silverball Rumble takes place June 26th-27th at the Pintastic New England Show in Boxborough MA at the Regency Hotel and Conference Center.  This is part of the Stern Pro Circuit of events.  https://sternpinball.com/stern-pro-circuit/

This will be an unlimited PAPA style qualifying format.

There will be a bank of 12 games from all eras. The games list will be announced later and is subject to change.

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Your first entry is $15.  Each entry purchased after that is $10. The prize pool is determined by the entry fees taken in minus trophy, setup of tournament costs and Pro Circuit/IFPA Fees (approximately $1700 based on previous years attendance numbers). All 24 finals qualifiers will receive at 2020 Pintastic pint glass. Trophies will be awarded for the top 3 overall after finals and top 3 qualifiers in the 17 and under age range.  Prize money will be paid out to the top 16 players as follows:

  • 1st-27% of prize pool
  • 2nd-20%
  • 3rd-15%
  • 4th-10%
  • 5th-8th 4%
  • 9th-16th 2%

Qualifying will take place from 12 Noon-8:00 PM on Friday and 10:00 AM-2:00 PM on Saturday. Last game for each day must be started by the cutoff time. Any unstarted entries can be refunded. Volunteer scorekeepers will be given a scorekeeper block to qualify Friday night 8:30-9:30 PM.

Finals will take place at 3:00 PM on Saturday for the top 24 qualifiers.   The top 8 qualifiers will get a bye for the first round of finals.  Any ties in qualifying cut line or for top 8 cut line will be broken by a single game playoff. The format for the finals is head to head, best of 5 matches a round. Finals will last for 5 rounds. There will be a match in the 5th round for 3rd and 4th place as well. For each match, the top seed will have a choice of game or play order. The other player will have the choice of whichever their opponent did not pick. When choosing a game there will be no waiting. Players must choose an open game. For each game after the first, the loser of the previous game has a choice of game or play order. 

CHARITY: to be announced later, there will be a charity tournament