Southern Illinois Pinball Derby

Major Pinball Tournament in STL/Southern Illinois Area

Designated as: Event is a tournament

Southern Illinois Pinball Derby

@CP Pinball - 115 Sinclair Ave - South Roxana, Illinois

Sunday April 19th, 2020

Doors Open: 9:00am
Tournament Start: 11:00am

IFPA Sanctioned and for WPPR points

Entry Fee: $25

Cash Payout for the top four finishers. Guaranteed $250 for first place. The payouts for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th will be entirely dependent on number of participants, therefore to be announced.

Every entrant will also receive a limited edition derby shirt, included in entry fee. All games on free play all day. We will also be having food for everyone to enjoy between games.

To register, send $25 via PayPal to, please include name, shirt size, and IFPA #(if you have one). If prefer to pay in cash that is an option, please contact Tyler Becker via Facebook Messenger or email( to arrange cash payment.


Qualifying: 5 rounds of two game banks, four player matchups and 7, 5, 3, 1 scoring. Each round the group of four players will play the two games from the selected bank. Tiered Swiss pairings and banks will allotted at random per each group. Top 16 in standings after the 5 rounds will make finals. The next 12 in standings will make the B Division finals.

Finals: The Derby format. 16 entrants will be seeded based on their standings after the qualifying rounds, all 16 entrants starting with the #16 seed and down will play individual games on game one, entrant with lowest score is eliminated. Game two the remaining 15 entrants all play individual games in the order in which they advanced from game one, lowest score is eliminated. This process continues until there is 2 entrants left, which one final game will be played in order to determine the winner.

Finals notes- During a game, once the entrant reaches the current lowest score, they will drain and plunge any remaining balls. That entrant then will advance to the next game and join the queue, multiple games will be taking place at once this way to save time. The only objective is for an entrant is to not be the lowest score.

B Division Finals - The first 12 in standings who didn’t make the main finals, will play in a shorter B Division finals, which will be for a minor prize and will effect your standing in final tournament results. Format for B Division finals to be announced!

Drinks and food you are allowed to bring, candy and soda is also available to purchase on site.

Come compete at the first ever Southern Illinois Pinball Derby!!!

Email with any questions

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2020-02-28 19:18:16



This is a one-day event.

  • Sunday April 19th, 2020
    From 09:00 to 18:00


CP Pinball
Sinclair Avenue 115
South Roxana, IL US(Look up)

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