Pinball tournament in Frankenmuth Michigan @ the Bavarian Inn Lodge.
we have a special rate while rooms last.
The Bavarian Inn Lodge is a treasure in the heart of downtown Frankenmuth – Michigan’s #1 tourist attraction. Nestled on the banks of the beautiful Cass River, the Lodge is a world-class getaway destination for families and couples. Unique in theme, no other hotel in Frankenmuth can compare!
360 European-themed guest rooms, including whirlpool and family suites.
Indoor water play with four indoor pools , three whirlpools and water slides.
18-hole indoor miniature golf.
The largest Family Fun Center in any Midwest hotel with 150+ video and redemption games, air hockey, pool tables, Pinball.
Two-story Children’s Village play area
Two lounges, two restaurants, and two gift shops
Frankenmuth is a top tourist spot in Michigan. Shops, boat rides, high end game rooms, indoor water parks, Bronner's christmas wonderland (the worlds largest Christmas store), carriage rides, top rated restaurants, campgrounds and the list goes on and on.
This will be totally, a FAMILY FUN EVENT!
across the parking lot is RIVERPLACE that has another high end game room and restaurants, bars, boat rides, ice cream shops, fudge shops and more stores galore. Down the street is Splash Village which is AN Indoor waterpark comparable to Kalahari.
OPEN & CLASSICS
EACH DIVISION IS BEST GAME FORMAT.
PINBALL MACHINES IN THE TOURNAMENT WILL BE ON FREE PLAY, NO COINS NEEDED!
* Best game (Herb Style) format tournament (6 pinball machines in each bank (open & classics), 4 per bank will count towards your standing).
*Entry tickets to play are $2 each. All of this goes to the pot for payouts.
*OPEN: Qualify for A or B divisions
*CLASSICS: One division only.
*100% of the entry fees will be paid out. nothing will be pulled out for expenses. whatever the pot is from your entries, it will be paid out. We run a tight ship for YOU & are very thorough.
We also will have give aways for open and give aways for classics. separate prizes for each. Play in both, double your chances. Random give aways. Led BIG tv, Nintendo switch, etc.
**also win Prizes from Bavarian inn lodge (game cards, hotel gift cards), other business gift cards, STERN PINBALL, Raw Thrills, jersey jack, signed flyer from our event by "Q" impractical jokers, Signed Gary Stern flyer. etc..** Door prizes & more**.
*Win Cash, Prizes, IFPA Pinball ranking points.
We will have guaranteed 1st place for all divisions, even if the entry fees collected don't meet the minimums.
Overall payouts as follows:
in addition to cash there will be prizes as well for some places.
1st- 35% of "A" pot (minimum $400 guarantee)
2nd- 30% of "A" pot
3rd- 20% of "A" pot
4th- 15% of "A" pot
1st- 35% of "B" pot (minimum $200 guarantee)
2nd- 30% of "B" pot
3rd- 20% of "B" pot
4th-15% of "B" pot
1st- 35% of pot (minimum $300 guarantee)
2nd- 30% of pot
3rd- 20% of pot
4th- 15% of pot
*1st through 4th place in each division get cash.
Remember folks, No matter how you place, EVERYONE is eligible for the big give aways.
(*A division= advanced/expert players)
(*B division= beginner/casual/novice players)
for OPEN: the pot will be split 60/40 between A and B divisions.
*you can play as many times as you want but only your best score will count towards the standings.
*QUALIFY TIMES ARE:
FRIDAY FROM 1PM TO 11PM (OPEN AND CLASSICS)
SATURDAY FROM NOON- 11PM (OPEN)
NOON- 5 CLASSICS
CLASSICS- 6PM SATURDAY
OPEN- 11AM SUNDAY (B DIVISION)
NOON SUNDAY (A DIVISION)
B players will start first. A players will follow.
****NEW*** THE PINBALL MACHINES IN THE TOURNAMENT WILL BE ON FREE PLAY, NO COIN DROP NEEDED.
Notice- $25 per player registration fee APPLIES. each player will receive 3 free entries to play in open or classics or both. $1 of the registration fee per player goes to the ifpa international flipper pinball association ranking system (ifpapinball.com). The rest goes towards all of the prizes we are providing, tournament expenses, game maintenance, helping staff and a host of other things associated with running an event like this. A lot, and i mean A LOT goes into running a pinball tournament. The games take quite the beating as well. lots of new rubber, flipper rebuilds, proper cleaning will take place afterwards. parking is free and its free to enter the facility. The games are on FREE PLAY and most importantly, 100% of the pot is paid out.
Bavarian inn game list (card reader system). SOME pinballs also give out "tickets"!: (games are swapped out often)- air fx, 2 boxers, tower of tickets, space invaders frenzy, super shot jr, Attack from mars LE (NEW) Pinball, Ghostbusters Pinball, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Pinball, Star Wars Pinball (stern), connect 4 (giant), topsy turvy, Grand piano Keys (Giant), Space Ballz (Giant), Aliens Armagedon, Sno cross (x2). Super Bikes 2 (x2), Pac man party (x2), typhoon, ticket time (x2), wizard of oz giant coin pushers (x2), sponge bob pineapple, blackbeards bounty giant pusher, candy crush saga, Big Bass Wheel (x2), ice ball fx (x4), pop the lock, duck catcher, zoo catcher, fish bowl frenzy, whack n win, spin n win, quik drop, full tilt, Giant Balloon pop (x2), ice man, frogger (LCD Giant), sink the ship, dizzy chicken, Monster Drop (x2), crank it, key master, flappy bird, face place, dead storm pirates, Jurrasic park (Raw Thrills), harpoon lagoon, x prize, wheel of fortune, milk jug toss, dinosaur world, monster crane, deal or no deal, whack em gators, dolphin star, jumpn jackpot, sponge bob order up, colorama, lucky streak, air hockey dynamo, sink it 2, candy factory, whack a mole, cyclone (x2), cut the rope, comet, grab n go, carnival crane, strike it rich, kiddy rides (a bunch), treasure chest, kc cobra, fun e ball, chameleon, etc.
Riverplace has about 30 games including 2 pinball machines as well.
If you have never been to frankenmuth, you are missing a wonderful experience. This is a must attend event. shuttles run for free between the hotel and other places as well. There is much much more to do in the town than we are mentioning.
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