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.
Thursday through Monday
Thursday 4/19 @ Lyman's
Sunday 4/22 @ Black Cat
Monday 4/23 @ Lyman's
Thursday 6/7 @ Lyman's
Sunday 6/10 @ Black Cat
Monday 6/11 @ Lyman's
Saturday 6/16 @ 1pm
League Locations and Times
Thu @ 8:30pm & Mon @ 2pm
3720 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20011
Sun @ 7:30pm
1811 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20009
Season Due: $20 per player
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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|
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||Total Points|
|Chadwick Vale||42156||1446||Paid||9 LT||12 LT||10 LT||9 LT||40|
|Pierce McLain||23740||750||Org||10 BC||9 BC||12 BC||8 LM||39|
|Fil Baird||23742||390||Org||11 LM||10 LM||10 LM||8 LM||39|
|Kevin Stone||11314||89||Org||9 LT||10 BC||11 BC||8 LT||38|
|Mollie Lee||39234||2174||Paid||9 LT||10 LT||9 LT||10 LT||38|
|Shawn Hillman||17468||377||Org||10 LT||9 LT||8 LM||10 LT||37|
|Stephanie Traub||48800||1579||Paid||11 LT||9 BC||7 BC||9 LT||36|
|Francis Parks||20217||483||Paid||9 LT||9 LT||9 LT||9 LT||36|
|Doru Zuba||27794||2297||Paid||10 LT||10 LM||8 LT||8 LM||36|
|Andrew Robinson||52056||3405||Paid-PM||11 BC||5 LM||9 LM||11 BC||36|
|Simon Hoogland||54928||15487||Paid||7 LM||9 LM||10 BC||9 LM||35|
|Kevin Perone||27003||1781||9 LT||9 LT||10 LT||7 LT||35|
|Howard Dobson||38842||310||Paid-PM||9 BC||10 BC||9 BC||6 BC||34|
|Peter Miller||44046||2246||Paid-PM||7 BC||6 BC||10 BC||11 BC||34|
|Joana Lopes||44041||2728||Paid-PM||9 BC||8 BC||9 BC||8 BC||34|
|Katie Kaufmann||36437||5666||Paid-PM||8 BC||6 BC||9 BC||33|
|Brian Weingartner||54930||5825||Paid||7 LT||9 LT||10 LT||7 LT||33|
|Matt Anderson DC||60429||17440||Paid||10 LM||10 BC||6 BC||6 LM||32|
|Benjamin McMurtry||52471||12120||Paid||10 LT||9 LT||4 BC||8 LT||31|
|Jess Kleinmann||35857||2326||Paid||9 LM||7 LM||9 LM||6 LM||31|
|David Barber||21223||1067||Paid||11 LT||10 LT||9 LT||30|
|Noel Manzullo||39232||2703||Paid-PM||6 LM||7 LM||9 LM||8 LM||30|
|Chris Keller||23744||903||Paid||7 LM||11 LM||12 LM||30|
|Lindsey Most||1991||1837||Paid||10 LT||7 LT||8 LT||5 LT||30|
|Jon Horner||16509||2511||Paid||11 LT||8 BC||11 LT||30|
|Joe Winkle||43920||24817||Paid||9 LT||9 LT||5 LT||6 LT||29|
|Jon Blundell||23751||4632||Comp||9 LT||10 LT||10 LT||29|
|Stephen Hansell||new||n/a||Paid||8 LM||8 LM||7 LM||6 LM||29|
|Justin Gellerson||48802||15082||Paid-PM||5 BC||6 BC||9 BC||8 BC||28|
|Kori McMurtry||58380||13426||Paid||9 BC||6 LT||5 BC||8 LT||28|
|Victoria Rocco||58142||13424||Paid||8 LT||11 LT||8 LT||27|
|Garrett Traub||51728||6811||Paid-PM||8 BC||8 BC||10 BC||26|
|Evan Buschmann||new||n/a||Paid||10 LT||7 LM||8 BC||25|
|Laura Clarkson||new||n/a||Paid||4 LT||8 LT||11 LT||23|
|Gerald Neuwirth||42158||4099||Paid||7 LM||9 LM||7 LM||23|
|Jamie Hall||56318||5421||Paid||7 LM||7 BC||8 BC||22|
|Audrey Francesca||60428||29461||Paid-PM||7 BC||4 LT||6 LM||5 BC||22|
|Dru Edmondson||39703||3977||Drop||10 LT||12 LT||22|
|Morgan Daniels||55729||14026||Paid-FB||7 LM||6 LM||9 LM||22|
|Mike Miller DC||new||n/a||Paid||7 LT||7 LT||8 LT||22|
|Patrick Smith DC||new||n/a||Paid||5 LT||7 LT||9 LT||21|
|Jace Proctor||22579||22683||Paid-PM||11 BC||10 BC||21|
|Rose Weingartner||54931||5057||Paid||5 LT||4 LT||4 LT||8 LT||21|
|Sidney Helfer||60425||14950||Paid-PM||6 BC||6 LT||8 BC||20|
|Bryan Smith DC||new||n/a||Paid||4 LT||7 LT||9 LT||20|
|Dan Miller DC||37030||6061||Paid||6 LT||7 LT||6 LT||19|
|Matt Falk||52472||12563||Paid||4 LT||8 LT||7 LT||19|
|Corey Long||29779||661||Paid-PM||7 BC||10 LT||17|
|Wesley King||42154||4404||Paid||9 LT||8 LT||17|
|Sarah Guynn||48801||10640||Paid||9 LT||6 LT||15|
|Terry Thiele||60426||19974||Paid||6 LT||7 LT||13|
|Kelly Phillips||54058||15757||Paid||4 LT||4 LT||5 LT||13|
|Michael Butcher||new||n/a||Paid||8 LT||4 LT||12|
|Jamie Green||52055||11675||Paid||6 LT||5 LT||11|
|Laura MacArthur||33438||n/a||Paid-PM||6 BC||4 BC||10|
|Alyx Margine||58382||8824||Paid||5 BC||4 BC||9|
|Holly Eney||36439||4513||Drop||8 LT||8|
|Melanie Weyant||52054||12604||Paid-PM||7 BC||7|