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Location: Coral Springs/Parkland area, FL

Saturday, December 30, 2017. 

THIS IS NOT A FLiPS EVENT!

This will be for IFPA/WPPR points-This might be your last chance to squeeze into the SCS! Check out IFPA website for other details. (pending approval)


Format:

SUPER DUPER GROVER FORMAT

This is basically a 2 strikes format where if you come in last twice, you are out.

More details:

2 strikes, Best-of-1 Matches (4 player matches – ONLY 4th place gets a strike). Groupings, play order, and games will be randomly generated.

In the event that a grouping of 2 or 3 players occurs, ONLY 1 strike will be awarded to the last player.

Play continues each round until one player remains.



What's it worth for the SCS?

TGP with 15 players will grade out to 100%

If 20 rated players show up, 10-13 points.  30 rated players, 15-18 points.  (approximate values)


Entry fees:

Nothing.  That's right, ZERO DOLLARS. Prizes for 1-4 places. Ties settled as necessary to resolve top 4 players.


Player Registration:

30 players max.  Players must register via email or PM via the website by December 23, 2017 to reserve a spot.


Date/Time:

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Doors open at 11:30 am, tourney starts promptly at noon.


Contact: Jeff Palmer (pinballcorpse) via this site to register and get directions to the event.
"It's better to make it to the finals and play like sh*t than to not make it to the finals at all"-Josh Sharpe, pinball pro and IFPA president

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Re: IFPA Super Duper Grover Tourney December 30, 2017 Coral Springs, FL
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2017, 06:28:24 PM »
Already half filled. 

15 spots remain.
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Re: IFPA Super Duper Grover Tourney December 30, 2017 Coral Springs, FL
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2017, 07:20:48 PM »
Dying to get in! Hopefully a spot is available for me? :) I promise this time I'll make it to your new place!

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Re: IFPA Super Duper Grover Tourney December 30, 2017 Coral Springs, FL
« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2017, 07:24:55 PM »
PM sent
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Re: IFPA Super Duper Grover Tourney December 30, 2017 Coral Springs, FL
« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2017, 08:33:27 PM »
20 players so far.
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Re: IFPA Super Duper Grover Tourney December 30, 2017 Coral Springs, FL
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2017, 10:01:24 AM »
19/20 players registered so far are established, rated IFPA players.  Since this will grade out 100%, the current estimated WPPR value of this tourney is already 11-12 points and climbing...

Easy format: just don't come in last twice :)
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Re: IFPA Super Duper Grover Tourney December 30, 2017 Coral Springs, FL
« Reply #7 on: November 30, 2017, 10:14:31 AM »
Easy format: just don't come in last twice :)

You make it sound so easy. You may as well tell me not to hit a polar bear on the way to the tournament, and I'll guarantee I can do it! :)

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Re: IFPA Super Duper Grover Tourney December 30, 2017 Coral Springs, FL
« Reply #8 on: November 30, 2017, 12:33:50 PM »
You make it sound so easy. You may as well tell me not to hit a polar bear on the way to the tournament, and I'll guarantee I can do it! :)

Well, the point was to change it up just a bit. 

Most of the typical 3 strikes events are finish in the top 2 out of a group of 4.  But in *this* format, you just need to make sure you always beat ONE person.  Strategy is much different.

And BTW, there is a family of polar bears that lives on my street, so be careful.     
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Re: IFPA Super Duper Grover Tourney December 30, 2017 Coral Springs, FL
« Reply #9 on: November 30, 2017, 01:17:33 PM »
You do not need to be the fastest gazelle to escape the lions, you just need to be faster than one of the other gazelles. 

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Re: IFPA Super Duper Grover Tourney December 30, 2017 Coral Springs, FL
« Reply #10 on: December 08, 2017, 09:48:13 AM »
I’ll be your slowest Gazelle.  ;).  See you guys on the 30th.
Al
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Danny,  there's a lot of.... Well badness in the world today. I see it in the court everyday. I've sentenced boys younger than you to the gas chamber.... didn't want to do it.... felt I owed it to them.

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Re: IFPA Super Duper Grover Tourney December 30, 2017 Coral Springs, FL
« Reply #11 on: December 08, 2017, 10:01:37 AM »
Ok Al. You are on the list.  Please PM me an email address for you. 
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Re: IFPA Super Duper Grover Tourney December 30, 2017 Coral Springs, FL
« Reply #12 on: December 08, 2017, 10:16:25 AM »
22 players so far 8 spots open.
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