Held once a month, on the last Thursday of every month, these tournaments offer players an opportunity to win Stern Pinball prizes as well as an opportunity to be recognized as a world ranked pinball player.
Qualifying: Head To Head, 3 games per round. 1 point per win. Tiered Swiss. 7 rounds.
Playoffs: Top 50% (in groups of 4/8/16/32/etc) will play in Group Matchplay finals for three games, using 7-5-3-1 format. If there are 8+ players in playoffs, each round will eliminate the bottom 2 players of each group. B & C Division playoffs are possible with enough people present.
IFPA Events for 2019
January 31, February 28, March 28, April 25, May 30, June 27, July 25
July 25, August 29, September 26, October 31, November 28, December 26