Romp in the Swamp VIII

Match Play / Random Allotment

Designated as: Event is a tournament

Romp in the Swamp VIII is locked in and ready to go. This is one of the big tourneys/parties in the Lake Charles area and we certainly expect a strong turn out. The event begins at noon and is expected to go most of the day (plan for this event to go for six hours).

This event utilizes matchplay and a random allotment where we try and get everyone to play with everyone and to play all of the machines. The matchplay rounds will be three games per round in four player groups on the 3-2-1-0 scoring format. We are planning to do three full rounds of matchplay in the qualifying and then the top four will qualify for the finals, which will be another round of match play. So there are 24 meaningful games in this event under the IFPA rules.

The side tournament will use the Best Game format for qualifying on the 95% modified decay scoring system of the matchplay software. There will be six (6) games in play (with each being considered an arena) and each person will have one play on each of the six games. The top four will make the finals and play one four player game, with last place dropping off; then a three player game with last place dropping off; and then the final game to determine first and second. So there will be 11 meaningful games in the this side tournament event under the IFPA rules.

You must pre-register for this event, spots are limited to no more than 32 players (this is a popular event and we expect this event to fill up). You may pre-register by contacting the tourney director or the Louisiana IFPA representative Mike VanEtten at 337-962-4078. If you have never played a tournament in Lake Charles before please be prepared to provide your complete contact information including your phone number and domicile mailing address along with your IFPA number (if you do not have an IFPA number you need to visit with Mike about acquiring one before the tournament).

The entry fee for this event is $10, which covers the main tournament and the side tournament. The host will prepare a main dish of some kind for everyone, but we would really like everyone to bring something (could be liters of soda, could be chips, or baked beans...whatever). Bring your own alcohol and your own designated driver.

This event is at a personal residence and parking is at a premium. Please park with care and if you have a large truck, please be prepared to park it at the nearby convenience store and have someone give you a Lyft to the event. We have fit as many as ten cars in the driveway in two rows and can fit another four in front of the house. We ask that you do not park in front of the neighbors houses and rather park at the nearby convenance store and walk in or catch a Lyft from someone else (it is a half mile from the house) if the driveway is full. Please be advised that anyone with a felony will not permitted entrance to this event.

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2020-02-18 06:02:48



This is a one-day event.

  • Saturday April 25th, 2020
    From 12:00 to 20:00


4820 W Shoal Creek Dr
West Shoal Creek Drive 4820
Lake Charles, LA US(Look up)

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