The DC Pinball League is the only pinball league in Washington, D.C. played in the DC locations: Black Cat and Lyman's Tavern. 

League comprises an 8 week season and finals on a separate day after league has concluded.  Groups of 3 or 4 players will compete against each other on 4 games.  Points awarded are 3/2/2/1 for 4 player groups and 3/2/1 for 3 player groups.  Players get to drop their 2 lowest weekly scores.  The top 16 players will play in A and the next 16 players will compete in B division of finals.  Players rated under 500 in IFPA are restricted to the A division.

The DC Pinball League is also part of the Pintervention Circuit Championship and all participants will receive Pintervention tokens towards qualifying in the top 40 for the finals.


Next League and Party Info

Spring season starts on Thursday, April 19th!!!

This season, in conjunction with Coney Island Brewery, we are giving away a solid state pinball machine. Players that play at least 6 weeks and attend the finals are eligible to win the machine (simple raffle). All players will be invited to attend finals. More details coming soon.


Spring Schedule


Week definition:
Thursday through Monday

Week 1:
Thursday 4/19 @ Lyman's
Sunday 4/22 @ Black Cat
Monday 4/23 @ Lyman's

Week 8:
Thursday 6/7 @ Lyman's
Sunday 6/10 @ Black Cat
Monday 6/11 @ Lyman's

Finals:
Saturday 6/16 @ 1pm
Lyman's Tavern

League Locations and Times

Lyman's Tavern
Thu @ 8:30pm & Mon @ 2pm
3720 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 723-0502
lymanstavern.com

Black Cat
Sun @ 7:30pm
1811 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 667-4490
blackcatdc.com

 

Details

Entry
Season Due: $20 per player

Format
Groups
Random draw for groupings, 3 or 4 player groups.  Play 4 games. 

Order and Game Choice
1st game: First player has choice of game, players play in order on score sheet
2nd - 4th game:  Last place player on previous game has choice of game or order, followed by third place, second place and then first place player from previous game

Points
4 player groups: 1st - 3pts, 2nd - 2pts, 3rd - 2pts, 4th - 1pt
3 player groups: 1st - 3pts, 2nd - 2pts, 3rd - 1pt
2 player groups: 1st - 3pts, 2nd - 1pt

Qualifying
Lowest 2 weekly scores are dropped.  Players are seeded based on cumulative score for top 6 league weekly scores.  Top 16 players are in A division, next 16 players are in B division.  Players under IFPA ranking of 500 are restricted to A division.  League organizers reserve the right to include certain players above 500 in A if their skill level warrants the restriction.  Restricted players must make A or they do not qualify for finals. 

Finals
A and B divisions. PAPA style playoffs, 4 player groups.  Points are awarded: 1st - 4, 2nd - 2, 3rd - 1, 4th - 0 for playoff games.  3 games per match.  Top 2 players in each match advance to the next round.  Tie-breakers for top 4 final positions, or to determine player that advances from non-final round.

League finalists are determined by regular season points combined with points earned during finals for A division participants.  Players can earn points for each round (up to 3 rounds).  Non-A division players participating in finals retain their regular season points for the overall league standings.

Prizes
Final payouts will be determined by total number of league participants.
Three prize pools:  League finalists, A division finals and B division finalists (1st through 3rd/4th depending on number of league players). 

World Pinball Player Ranking (WPPR) Points
All participants will receive WPPR points based on their performance.

Official Rules

See Official Rules for more details on format, finals, extra balls, etc.

Past Seasons' Results

Season League Winner A Div. Winner B Div. Winner
Fall 2016 n/a Kevin Stone Kevin Perone
Winter 2017 Kevin Stone Kevin Stone Sarah Guynn
Spring 2017 Fil Baird Greg Boehm Douglas J. Malcolm
Summer 2017 Kevin Stone Kevin Stone Douglas J. Malcolm
Fall 2017 Kevin Stone Kevin Stone Mollie Lee
Winter 2018 Kevin Stone Fil Baird Jamie Hall

Current Standings

Legend:
LT - Lyman's Thursday | LM - Lyman's Monday | BC - Black Cat Sunday
Top 6 Score | Low & Unused Score
Red Dotted Line - A division cut-off | Green Dashed Line - B division cut-off
Tie-Breakers: # of 12 pt games, 11 pt games, 10 pt games...4 pt games. If still tied, then earliest first 12 pt game earned, 11 pt game, etc.

Player IFPA # IFPA Rank Dues Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Total Points
Pierce McLain 23740 750 Org 10 BC 9 BC 12 BC 8 LM 10 BC 49
Fil Baird 23742 390 Org 11 LM 10 LM 10 LM 8 LM 10 LM 49
Shawn Hillman 17468 377 Org 10 LT 9 LT 8 LM 10 LT 11 LT 48
Chadwick Vale 42156 1446 Paid 9 LT 12 LT 10 LT 9 LT 8 LT 48
Mollie Lee 39234 2174 Paid 9 LT 10 LT 9 LT 10 LT 9 LT 47
Francis Parks 20217 483 Paid 9 LT 9 LT 9 LT 9 LT 10 LT 46
Peter Miller 44046 2246 Paid-PM 7 BC 6 BC 10 BC 11 BC 11 BC 45
Andrew Robinson 52056 3405 Paid-PM 11 BC 5 LM 9 LM 11 BC 8 LM 44
Kevin Perone 27003 1781 9 LT 9 LT 10 LT 7 LT 9 LT 44
Doru Zuba 27794 2297 Paid 10 LT 10 LM 8 LT 8 LM 8 LT 44
Howard Dobson 38842 310 Paid-PM 9 BC 10 BC 9 BC 6 BC 10 LM 44
Simon Hoogland 54928 15487 Paid 7 LM 9 LM 10 BC 9 LM 8 LM 43
Brian Weingartner 54930 5825 Paid 7 LT 9 LT 10 LT 7 LT 8 BC 41
Joana Lopes 44041 2728 Paid-PM 9 BC 8 BC 9 BC 8 BC 7 LT 41
Jon Horner 16509 2511 Paid 11 LT 8 BC 0 11 LT 11 LT 41
Matt Anderson DC 60429 17440 Paid 10 LM 10 BC 6 BC 6 LM 7 LM 39
Jon Blundell 23751 4632 Comp 9 LT 10 LT 0 10 LT 10 LT 39
Joe Winkle 43920 24817 Paid 9 LT 9 LT 5 LT 6 LT 10 LT 39
Noel Manzullo 39232 2703 Paid-PM 6 LM 7 LM 9 LM 8 LM 8 LM 38
Lindsey Most 1991 1837 Paid 10 LT 7 LT 8 LT 5 LT 8 LT 38
Kevin Stone 11314 89 Org 9 LT 10 BC 11 BC 8 LT 0 38
Stephen Hansell new n/a Paid 8 LM 8 LM 7 LM 6 LM 7 BC 36
Stephanie Traub 48800 1579 Paid 11 LT 9 BC 7 BC 9 LT 0 36
Garrett Traub 51728 6811 Paid-PM 8 BC 8 BC 0 10 BC 10 BC 36
Justin Gellerson 48802 15082 Paid-PM 5 BC 6 BC 9 BC 8 BC 8 BC 36
Benjamin McMurtry 52471 12120 Paid 10 LT 9 LT 4 BC 8 LT 5 BC 36
David Barber 21223 1067 Paid 0 11 LT 10 LT 9 LT 5 LT 35
Victoria Rocco 58142 13424 Paid 8 LT 11 LT 0 8 LT 8 LT 35
Kori McMurtry 58380 13426 Paid 9 BC 6 LT 5 BC 8 LT 6 BC 34
Evan Buschmann new n/a Paid 10 LT 0 7 LM 8 BC 8 LT 33
Katie Kaufmann 36437 5666 Paid-PM 8 BC 6 BC 0 9 BC 0 33
Jamie Hall 56318 5421 Paid 0 7 LM 7 BC 8 BC 10 BC 32
Jess Kleinmann 35857 2326 Paid 9 LM 7 LM 9 LM 6 LM 0 31
Jace Proctor 22579 22683 Paid-PM 11 BC 10 BC 0 0 9 BC 30
Gerald Neuwirth 42158 4099 Paid 7 LM 9 LM 7 LM 0 7 LM 30
Laura Clarkson new n/a Paid 4 LT 8 LT 0 11 LT 7 LT 30
Chris Keller 23744 903 Paid 7 LM 0 11 LM 12 LM 0 30
Bryan Smith DC new n/a Paid 4 LT 7 LT 0 9 LT 9 LT 29
Mike Miller DC new n/a Paid 0 7 LT 7 LT 8 LT 7 LT 29
Rose Weingartner 54931 5057 Paid 5 LT 4 LT 4 LT 8 LT 8 LT 29
Morgan Daniels 55729 14026 Paid-FB 7 LM 0 6 LM 9 LM 6 LM 28
Audrey Francesca 60428 29461 Paid-PM 7 BC 4 LT 6 LM 5 BC 6 LT 28
Wesley King 42154 4404 Paid 0 0 9 LT 8 LT 10 LT 27
Patrick Smith DC new n/a Paid 5 LT 7 LT 0 9 LT 6 LT 27
Matt Falk 52472 12563 Paid 4 LT 8 LT 0 7 LT 6 BC 25
Sidney Helfer 60425 14950 Paid-PM 6 BC 6 LT 0 8 BC 5 LT 25
Corey Long 29779 661 Paid-PM 7 BC 0 0 10 LT 8 BC 25
Sarah Guynn 48801 10640 Paid 0 9 LT 0 6 LT 9 LT 24
Dan Miller DC 37030 6061 Paid 6 LT 7 LT 6 LT 0 5 LT 24
Kelly Phillips 54058 15757 Paid 4 LT 4 LT 0 5 LT 10 BC 23
Dru Edmondson 39703 3977 Drop 10 LT 12 LT 0 0 22
Michael Butcher new n/a Paid 0 0 8 LT 4 LT 8 LT 20
Jamie Green 52055 11675 Paid 0 6 LT 0 5 LT 9 LT 20
Terry Thiele 60426 19974 Paid 0 6 LT 7 LT 0 5 LT 18
Alyx Margine 58382 8824 Paid 0 0 5 BC 4 BC 8 BC 17
Laura MacArthur 33438 n/a Paid-PM 6 BC 4 BC 0 0 4 BC 14
Holly Eney 36439 4513 Drop 8 LT 0 0 0 0 8
Michael Barber 0 0 8 LT 8
Melanie Weyant 52054 12604 Paid-PM 7 BC 0 0 0 0 7



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Bride of Pinbot

Centaur

Congo

Hobbit

Laser Cue

Mata Hari

Royal Rumble

Star Trek Next Generation

The Shadow

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Attack from Mars

Domino's

Ghostbusters

Judge Dredd

Paragon

PBR Can Crusher

Star Trek

Star Wars (Stern)

The Simpsons Pinball Party

Tron

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