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 :

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.

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.

  • (watch this space for the game list)

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