2021 Pinball Tournament

Join us for three days of tournament action (November 19th - November 21st 2021), occurring in a spacious a private tournament room! Qualifying for The Main, Women’s, and Classics tournaments begins promptly at noon on Friday, November 19th.

Please keep in mind that Free Play Florida show entry (wristband or badge) is required for all tournament players. Early tournament competitors will need to get their show credentials once the show officially opens at 4pm Friday.

The Free Play Florida Pinball Championship 2021 will consist of four IFPA sanctioned tournaments in 2021; the Main Open Tournament, Women’s Open Tournament, Classics Tournament, and Three Strikes Social Tournament.

Check out the full breakdown of each tournament below:

Main Tournament

November 19th 2021 - November 21st 2021

Qualifying

Format: Herb Style (best scores on 6 machines, 11 machines present)
Entry Pricing: 1 entry for $5, 3 entries for $10, 7 entries for $20
Times: Friday 12:00pm to midnight
Saturday 10:00am to midnight
Score system: 100-98-96-95, 94 to 0
Determining number of finalists:
• Tier 1 - Up to 79 total players:  Top 16 qualified A division players with the next 8 players in B Division. NO BYES!
• Tier 2 - 80 or more total players: Top 24 qualified A division players with the next 16 players in B Division.
NOTE: A Division will have a single bye for the top ranked 8 players. B Division will still have NO byes.

Finals

Time: Sunday 9 am
Format: Group play for both A & B divisions
Highest seed in each group has a choice of game or position to start the round.  
All subsequent matches in the round will be determined in reverse finishing order of the previous match (i.e., last place chooses first).
3 machines for each round
2 highest finishers advance to next round
Point System: 3-2-1-0

Women's Tournament

November 19th 2021 - November 21st 2021

Qualifying

Format: Herb Style -- Best scores on 4 machines (6 machines present)
Entry Pricing: 1 entry for $5, 3 entries for $10, and 7 entries for $20
Times: Friday 12:00pm to midnight
Saturday 10:00am to 4pm.
Score system: 100-98-96-95, 94 to 0
Number of Finalists: 8 qualified players

Finals

Time: Saturday 4:30 pm
Format: Group play
Highest seed in each group has a choice of game or position to start the round.
All subsequent matches in the round will be determined in reverse finishing order of the previous match (i.e., last place chooses first).
3 machines for each round
2 highest finishers advance to the next round
NO BYES!
Point System: 3-2-1-0

Classic Tournament

November 19th 2021 - November 21st 2021

Qualifying

Format: Herb Style -- Best scores on 4 machines (7 machines present)
Entry Pricing: 1 entry for $5, 3 entries for $10, and 7 entries for $20
Times: Friday 12:00pm to midnight
Saturday 10:00am to 6pm.
Score system: 100-98-96-95, 94 to 0
Number of Finalists: 16 qualified players

Finals

Time: Saturday 7 pm
Format: Group play
Highest seed in each group has a choice of game or position to start the round.
All subsequent matches in the round will be determined in reverse finishing order of the previous match (i.e., last place chooses first).
3 machines for each round
2 highest finishers advance to next round
NO BYES!
Point System: 3-2-1-0

Social 3-Strikes Tournament

November 19th 2021 - November 21st 2021

Format: Group Knockout
32 player maximum (Signups start at 9:30am on Sunday - First Come, First Serve)
4 person groups - 3rd and 4th place finishers get a strike
3 person groups - 3rd place finisher gets a strike
Entry Pricing: $10
Time: Sunday 10am
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