The first annual NorthWest Pin Fest is taking place on September 22nd and 23rd at QuarterWorld Arcade in Portland, Oregon. This is a two day pinball tournament featuring a wide variety of machines and is welcome to competitors of all skill levels.
All Ages 12:00PM-8:00PM 21+ 8:00PM-1:00AM $1 Admission Fee from 12:00-6:00PM $3 Admission Fee from 6:00PM-1:00AM
TICKET INFORMATION: Tickets are $25 (+processing fee). Ticket prices include both days of tournament play and a player ID lanyard. Tickets also include the price of arcade entry for the weekend. CLICK HERE to purchase your tickets.
PRIZES: A-Division Grand Prize: $1,200 + Ninkasi Brewing Firepit. Cash payouts to top 8 places B-Division Grand Prize: $250 + QuarterWorld Annual Membership prizes to top 4 places
REGISTRATION: Registration will take place from 11:00AM-12:00PM on Saturday, 9/22/18 and Sunday, 9/23/18. QuarterWorld Arcade will be open early to tournament competitors only at this time, after 12:00PM spectators are welcome. Players must be checked in and received their players' lanyard by 12:00PM in order to be eligible to compete. Game play will start promptly at 12:30PM on both days and end once all rounds are completed. Competitors must be 21+ to participate.
TOURNAMENT FORMAT: Qualifying - The first day of tournament play will consist of 128 players (max) competing in 10 rounds of match play format in groups of 4. The first match drawn will be random, the proceeding rounds will be balanced pairings where players will be placed in a group with opponents they haven't faced previously. 7/5/3/1 scoring will be used for all 10 rounds on Saturday.
Finals: The top half of players based on match play points from the previous day will be placed in A Division and the remaining players in B Division. Players will be paired together in groups of 4, the first and second finishers advance in the bracket, while the 3rd and 4th players receive one strike. A and B Division match ups will be determined by fold pairing, where the highest seeded players will be paired against the lowest seeded players and will continue as such through the finals. This is a two strike knockout bracket. This tournament is IFPA Endorsed.