Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show (NWPAS) provides competitive pinball players in the Pacific Northwest a high quality pinball tournament experience, that begins with the satellite series, and ends with several major events at the show, including the prestigious NW Women's Pinball Championship, a uniquely designed Open Match Play Tournament, and the nation's best attended PinGolf event.
This page provides a summary of the NWPAS tournament schedule and summary of each tournament at the show, Friday June 8 through Sunday June 10, 2018.
For information on the satellite tournaments held across the PNW, from Portland to Bellingham and everywhere in between, Click Here
Tournament MachinesThe machines to be used in the tournaments have been revealed by Geekgame.TV, who will be streaming live seminars from NWPAS all weekend long during the show.
In two of their preview segments, Chase Nunes and Ashley Weaver talk about the tournaments and reveal the machines that will be used. Watch now! Click on the links below.
NOTE: Registration Closes 15 minutes prior to round start, or earlier if a round fills up.
Registration generally opens a few hours before a round; see individual tournament page for when registration opens for any particular round.
Free Practice: Any Tourney Bank machine ready for play, Fri Noon-1:00pm. Maximum 2 minutes per machine.
Tournament Seminar: Clash of the Champions: Robert vs Raymond! Fri 7:00pm-8:00pm, Front Lobby Seminar Area.
Northwest Women's Championship, Qualifying Rounds:
A: Fri 4:30pm-7:00pm,
B: Sat 1:30pm-4:15pm
Northwest Women's Championship, Playoffs: 7:30pm-11:30pm
Open Match Play Qualifying Rounds:
A: Fri 1:15pm-4:15pm,
B: Fri 8:15pm-11:15pm,
C: Sat 10:15am-1:15pm,
D: Sat 4:30pm-7:30pm,
E on Classics: Sat 8:00pm-11:00pm.
Open Match Play Playoffs: Sun 9:00am-3:00pm
Classic PinGolf Tee-Off Times:Fri 1:10pm-10:05pm, Sat 10:10am-2:45pm. Plan 1Ĺ hours to complete course.
Classic PinGolf Playoffs: Sat 4:15-7:30pm
Rookie & Amateur Tournament: Sun 10:00am-3:00pm
Here is a summary of the events at the show. Click on tournament for details of that specific tournament.
Two qualifying rounds, one on Friday, other on Saturday. Women who play in the Friday round but don't qualify may try again in the Saturday round if round does not fill up with new players.
Woman who don't play in Friday round have priority to register for the Saturday round.
Winner of this tournament wins a New-in-Box Hobbit Black Arrow Special Edition! $500 guaranteed for 2nd place!
This is the main pinball tournament of the event, offering IFPA World Pinball Player Ranking (WPPR) points at 100% grading. This event is open to all. $25 entry, maximum two retries allowed, qualifying at specific times on Friday and Saturday, playoffs on Sunday.
$1000 for A division winner! Trophy or plaque for top 3 finishers.
$250 for B-Division winner. Check the Monday Night Pinball / NWPAS Player Search Page if you're currently eligible for B division.
Any player who is not ranked between 1st and 250th in the IFPA WPPR rankings and have a Matchplay.events Rating lower bound rating of 1575 or lower is eligible for both A and B division prizes. Players ranked in top 250 or have a Matchplay.events lower bound rating above 1575 are only eligible for A division prizes.
In rounds with more than 52 players, any player tied for 7th to qualify, but loses tie breaker, will receive a $25 "just missed" cash prize.
This is another IFPA-ranked tournament that will be run on a variety of pre-Dot-Matrix Pinball machines. $25 entry fee for one round of PinGolf.
$500 Guaranteed prize for winner; with trophy or plaque for top 3 finishers.
Top 28 players make it to 3-strike Knockout, PinGolf style.Matchplay.events Rating lower bound rating of less than 1400. Check the Monday Night Pinball / NWPAS Player Search Page if you're currently eligible for Rookie/Amateur Division.
$200 Guaranteed prize for winner; $150 Guaranteed for 2nd place. Plaques for top 3 finishers.
Tournament Machine ListTo be announced a few weeks prior to the show.
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