The Pinhead Cup

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 event to complete besides the provincial championship series.
For this Major tournament, stakes have been raised, entry fee is $10 plus 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 three where the winner will go on the finals. The person who does not win the 2 vs 3 match will face off in the third-place match. The other contestant will be the winner of the forth versus fifth match which is a best of three.
The winner will get their name on the Pinhead Cup as well as a plaque, Second and Third will get a plaque for their placement.

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

 

Playoff Seeding Tie-breaker At The Pinhead Cup

The playoff bracket seeding might need to be updated as Jody and Lance are tied with 193 points. In order to break the tie there will be a best of 3 match at the Pinhead Cup. Next league season Manitoba Pinball League will have a set way to break ties. To offer input into how ties should be broken send an email to mr.miller@manitobapinball.com

The playoffs for the league are best of 7. The highest seed has choice of game or position. The person who does not win gets the choice for the next game.