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Tournament Watch: 2012 Southern Pinball Festival

Southern Pinball Festival

Location:

Orlando, Florida – November 16-18, 2012

Crowne Plaza Hotel Orlando Universal

7800 Universal Boulevard

Orlando, Fl 32819

http://www.cporlando.com/

Here is a video from last year’s event which was produced by CBS affiliate WKMG. Sure, they commit the “audio sin of pinball journalism”, but the coverage was still good.


Tournament Schedule:

Qualifying:
Friday 7pm – 12 midnight
Saturday 10am – 12 midnight

Finals:
Sunday 9am – 5pm


The Southern Pinball Festival Tournament is a PAPA Circuit Event. Players can earn points to try to qualify for the PAPA Circuit Final which will be held the day before Pinburgh, 2013.

My recent T-5th place finish at Pinball Expo has vaulted me into a tie for 19th place on the PAPA Circuit standings. It has surprisingly put me in the hunt to qualify for the Circuit Final. That’s one reason why I am thinking about going to this event.

 


 

Prizes:

Total prize package is valued over $4500.

A Division

1st – $2000 + trophy
2nd – $1000 + trophy
3rd – $600 + trophy
4th – $400

B Division

1st – $250 + trophy
2nd – $150 + trophy
3rd – $100 + trophy
4th – Surprise Swag Package!
5th thru 8th place will receive consolation prizes

Author: SSB

You will find me at a pinball tournament, especially if it's near the east coast, USA. Have more fun! Play more pinball! Support the hobby on twitter by using #pinball. Currently: Attacking Mars. BAO!

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