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

Fall season first week begins October 5th!

Note: week 8 on Thursday at Lyman's will be played on Thanksgiving night (11/23).  Lyman's Tavern will be open.  Players can opt to play on Sunday night at Black Cat (11/26) or Monday afternoon at Lyman's Tavern (11/27) instead.


Fall Schedule

Week definition:
Thursday through Monday

Week 1:
Thursday 10/5 @ Lyman's
Sunday 10/8 @ Black Cat
Monday 10/9 @ Lyman's

Week 8:
Thursday 11/23 @ Lyman's
Sunday 11/26 @ Black Cat
Monday 11/27 @ Lyman's

Finals:
Saturday 12/2 @ 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.  Players can earn points for each round (up to 3 rounds).  B division players are awarded 50% of their finals points towards 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


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
Chris Newsom 8 225 Paid 12 LM 12 LM 12 LM 12 LM 12 LM 60
Kevin Stone 11314 72 Org 12 LT 10 BC 11 LT 10 LT 7 LT 50
Greg Boehm 52057 2134 Paid 11 LT 10 LT 9 LT 10 LT 9 LT 49
Fil Baird 23742 301 Org 11 LM 9 LM 7 LM 10 LT 11 LT 48
Doru Zuba 27794 2820 7 LT 10 LT 8 LT 9 LT 9 LT 43
Pierce McLain 23740 500 Org 10 BC 0 9 BC 11 BC 12 BC 42
Chadwick Vale 42156 1733 Paid 8 LT 11 BC 6 LT 6 LT 9 LT 40
Stephanie Traub 48800 2267 Paid 9 LT 9 BC 7 LT 8 LT 6 LT 39
Mollie Lee 39234 2095 Paid 6 LT 7 BC 6 LT 9 LT 9 LT 37
Andrew Robinson 52056 4738 Paid 5 LM 9 BC 7 LM 8 BC 7 LM 36
Gerald Neuwirth 42158 3921 Paid 9 LM 6 LM 10 LM 4 LM 7 LM 36
Shawn Hillman 17468 315 Org 8 LT 10 LT 9 LT 8 LT 0 35
Kevin Perone 27003 1387 10 LT 8 LT 0 8 LT 9 LT 35
Noel Manzullo 39232 2985 Paid 6 LM 7 LM 7 LM 5 LT 8 LM 33
Douglas J Malcolm 48649 1437 Paid 8 LM 9 LM 8 LM 8 LM 0 33
Dave Lam New n/a Paid 8 LT 7 LT 8 LT 0 9 LT 32
Katie Kaufmann 36437 5022 Paid 7 LM 6 LM 6 LM 8 LM 5 LM 32
Peter Miller 44046 2097 Paid 8 BC 7 LM 7 BC 9 BC 0 31
Joana Lopes 44041 3136 Paid 7 LT 7 BC 9 BC 6 BC 0 29
Jamie Hall 56318 16180 Paid 6 LM 0 10 LM 8 BC 4 BC 28
Holly Eney 36439 3744 Paid 5 BC 5 LT 6 LT 6 LT 6 LT 28
Jon Horner 16509 2050 Paid 9 LT 10 LT 0 8 BC 0 27
Chris Keller 23744 739 Paid 9 BC 8 BC 0 0 9 LM 26
Victoria Rocco New n/a Paid 7 LT 4 BC 7 BC 0 5 LT 23
Jess Kleinmann 35857 1884 Paid 0 8 LM 5 LM 0 8 LM 21
Jon Blundell 23751 4093 Paid 9 LT 4 LT 0 8 BC 0 21
Morgan Daniels 55729 18168 Paid 6 LT 7 BC 0 5 BC 0 18
Wesley King 42154 3765 Comp 0 0 10 LT 7 LT 0 17
Sarah Guynn 48801 9771 Paid 6 LT 0 10 LT 0 0 16
Matthew Myerson 4158 3143 Paid 7 LT 0 0 0 7 LT 14
Jamie Green 52055 10691 Paid 6 LT 0 6 LT 0 0 12



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