Upcoming events

The Manitoba Pinball League is pleased to announce a set of events for winter.

Friday, December 3 at AMCC (940 Vimy Rd) 6:30pm start time $2 entry: Casual League starts back up.

The casual league is a great place to experience competitive pinball. The rules on asking for help on games are reduced to help learn the games. In the past we had several children come out to play in the casual league.

Monday, December 6 at Phantom Amusement 7:00pm start time $2 entry:  Women’s League Tournament.

We will play 8 games with 4 points going to 1st, 3 points for 2nd and 2 points for 3rd and 1 point for 4th. At the end of 8 games, the 3 with the most points win 1st, 2nd, 3rd.

Wednesday, December 8 at Phantom Amusement 7:00pm start time $2 entry: Open League Tournament

We will play 6 games with 4 points going to 1st, 3 points for 2nd and 2 points for 3rd and 1 point for 4th. At the end of 8 games, the 3 with the most points win 1st, 2nd, 3rd.

Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Phantom Amusement 7:00pm start time $2 entry : Manitoba Pinball League 4th season

The Manitoba Pinball League is a monthly event. Each month we play 8 games against random opponents each round. 5 points going to 1st, 3 points for 2nd and 2 points for 3rd, and 1 point for 4th. Point totals for each event get added to your running total. After 10 events the top 16 point earners qualify for the playoffs. Your top 8 scores will count for the final tally. This allows you to miss a month or two and bounce back from a bad event.

2022 marks the return of IFPA points. Play in the league and tournaments to earn IFPA points based on placement in an event. Top 16 in December compete for the Provincial Championship. Where the winner represents Manitoba at The North American Championship.

Monday, January 31 at Phantom Amusement 7:00pm start time $2 entry.:

2022 Women’s League Season begins

 

MPL Women’s November Tournament

The scoring will be 4,3,2,1 and it will be swiss rounds. In swiss the first round is random, then you will be paired up based on total points in the following rounds. After all 8 rounds are completed the player with the highest point total is the winner. Ties are broken by most 1st and 2nd place finishes.

Proof of vaccination and masks are required per Manitoba health regulations.

November Events With The Return of The Pinhead Cup

November Events

Pinhead Cup

November 10, 7pm, $10 Entry Fee

The Pinhead Cup is the premier open tournament in Manitoba. It predates the creation of the Manitoba Pinball League. Starting in 2011, the Pinhead Cup is the longest-running pinball tournament in Manitoba. The event has also been the longest to compete in, besides the provincial championship series.
For this Major tournament, the stakes have been raised. Entry fee is $10. There will be an exciting playoff format. 8 rounds of match play will be played. After the 8 rounds, the person in first will get a bye to the finals. Second and third will play a best of 3 games, where the winner will go on the final. The person who does not win the 2 vs 3 match will face off in the third-place match against the winner of the fourth vs fifth match which is also a best of three.
The champion will get their name on the Pinhead Cup, as well as a plaque. Second and third will each get a plaque for their placement.

The Pinhead Cup

MPL Women’s Open Tournament

November 15, 7pm, $2 Entry Fee

8 rounds of match play

 

MPL Women’s October Tournament

The scoring will be 4,3,2,1 and it will be swiss rounds. In swiss the first round is random, then you will be paired up based on total points in the following rounds. After all 8 rounds are completed the player with the highest point total is the winner. Ties are broken by most 1st and 2nd place finishes.

Proof of vaccination and masks are required per Manitoba health regulations.

MPL Open October Tournament

The scoring will be 4,3,2,1 and it will be swiss rounds. In swiss the first round is random, then you will be paired up based on total points in the following rounds. After all 6 rounds are completed the player with the highest point total is the winner. Ties are broken by most 1st and 2nd place finishes.

Proof of vaccination and masks are required per Manitoba health regulations.

October Events

The September tournaments went well and it is time to announce events for October. We are staying with the matchplay format 8 games for the Women’s tournament and 6 for the Open tournament. The only change is the Open Tournament has an entrance fee of $5.

In order to play masks must be worn and proof of vaccination is required.

Open Tournament

Wednesday October 20

7pm start time

$5 entrance fee

Women’s Tournament

Monday October 25

7pm start time

$2 entrance fee

MPL Welcome Back Tournament

The scoring will be 4,3,2,1 and it will be swiss rounds. In swiss the first round is random, then you will be paired up based on total points in the following rounds. After all 6 rounds are completed the player with the highest point total is the winner. Ties are broken by most 1st and 2nd place finishes.

Proof of vaccination and masks are required per Manitoba health regulations.

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