2022-23 Colorado SCS Brackets & Game List

The SCS bracket will be on MatchPlay. I’ve also made available the spreadsheet brackets (shows seeding, payouts and winner’s/loser’s brackets)
The Women’s SCS bracket will be on MatchPlaySpreadsheet brackets

Both tournaments will have optional consolation brackets (best-of-three) being run on paper for the purpose of playing out all positions. The Open SCS is a Certified+ event and will receive a WPPR boost of 150% this year.

Here is the official game list for both tournaments as things stand now:
AC/DC pro
Addams Family
Attack From Mars (original)
Avengers LE
Banzai Run
Batman: TDK
Black Knight
Captain Fantastic
Cirqus Voltaire
Doodle Bug – has been repaired!
Eight Ball
El Dorado
Elvira and the Party Monsters
Flash Gordon
*Funhouse – pending repairs
*L-9 ROM recently installed. Changes: If a player has not played Quick Multiball during Ball 1 or 2, it will be lit at the Mirror at the start of Ball 3.
Game of Thrones pro
Godzilla pro
Guardians pro
Indiana Jones: Pinball Adventure
Iron Maiden pro
James Bond pro
Jurassic Park premium
Led Zeppelin premium
Medieval Madness
Metallica premium
Monster Bash
*Mousin’ Around!
*LA-4 patch (Soren) ROM recently installed. This is the same ROM used at Blizzard. Changes apply to center ramp and kickback.
Old Chicago
Rush pro
Scared Stiff
Star Trek premium
Strikes and Spares
Terminator 2
Total Nuclear Annihilation
Twilight Zone
Walking Dead pro
World Cup Soccer

Not being used:
Card Whiz
Metallica pro
No Good Gofers
Rick and Morty

2022-23 Colorado State Championship Series

Colorado SCS – Saturday January 21, 2023 – standings
Colorado Women’s SCS – Sunday January 22, 2023 – $20 entry – standings (open), standings (women’s)

Both tournaments will be held at Lyons Classic Pinball with doors opening at 10am and tournament starting at 10:30am. You can see the current machine line-up on Pinball Map.

Both tournaments will be single elimination, best-of-seven brackets with an optional consolation bracket. The higher seeded player will have choice of machine or position for the 1st game, with the loser of each subsequent game having choice of machine or order, until someone has won 4 games. A machine may not be played more than once in the same match.

Full tournament rules – Colorado SCSWomen’s SCS.

The standings for both tournaments will be finalized January 4, 2023 and invitations will be emailed to all eligible players that evening. Players will have until January 7th, 7pm MST to respond.

Note: All players must have a registered IFPA profile to be eligible to play. If your profile is registered, you’ll see a green checkmark on your IFPA page. If you have yet to do this, please do it now.

If you have any questions about either tournament please email Snow Galvin.

Lyons Classic Pinball open on Christmas?!

Whether you’re one of the lucky ones whose entire family enjoys pinball or you could really use a break from all that holiday togetherness – LCP’s got you covered this Christmas.

Thursday Dec 23rd: 4pm-9pm
Friday Dec 24th: 3pm-10pm
Saturday Dec 25th: 12pm-10pm
Sunday Dec 26th: 12pm-9pm

And while you’ve got your calendar open, make sure to note the dates of their upcoming events:

New League Season starting: Jan 6th at 7:30pm
January Monthly: Jan 30th at 3pm
Women’s Monthly: Feb 19th at 3pm

Ultimate Pinball Carnage and Ultimate Pinball Challenge – This Saturday and Sunday!

The Ultimate Pinball Carnage – Saturday December 18th at 1Up COLFAX
Doors at 11am, Tournament starts at 1pm
$20 entry fee. Qualifying: double round robin, head-to-head. Finals: group match play with 3 games per round.

1Up sponsors the $1/player IFPA fee as the always do, because they’re cool like that. But for Carnage they also kick in $200 to the pot which pays out 100% to the top 6 players.

Note: 1Up Colfax is 21 and over only. There will be no Colfax monthly tournament on Sunday, because that is the date of our other annual…

The Ultimate Pinball Challenge – Sunday December 19th at 1Up LODO
Doors at 11am, Tournament starts at 1pm sharp
$20 entry fee. 12 strike (progressive) group knockout.

1Up sponsors the $1/player IFPA fee as the always do, because they’re cool like that. But for Challenge they also kick in $200 to the pot which pays out 100% to the top 6 players.

Note: This tournament is all ages but if you are under 21 or bringing someone who is under 21, please let Dan Gutchess know in advance.

Wonderland’s Annual Silver Balls Rock Tournament – Starting this Saturday 11/27

NOTE: I originally posted the wrong dates for qualifying and finals next weekend. To be clear, qualifying is today and Friday 12/3, Finals starts at 1pm on Saturday 12/4.

It’s time for Pinball in Wonderland’s annual Silver Balls Rock Tournament with extended qualifying hours, split over two Saturdays for your convenience and Finals on December 4th at 1pm. This year’s event coincides with Wonderland’s Godzilla Launch Party so there will be a side tournament for high score played on their Godzilla Pro. Plus Neil will have Silver Balls Rock 2021 shirts available for purchase, as is tradition. Plus-plus Wonderland now serves food! What more could you want??

Qualifying Hours: Saturday November 27th from 12p – 5p and Friday December 3rd from 6p – 9p
Entry: $10/5 games or $20/10 plus quarters to play each machine
Qualifying Format: Unlimited entry with your top 5 unique scores out of 8 available machines. Scoring: 100, 90, 85, 84…

Everyone who plays will be seeded and placed in either A or B Finals. If there are 24-31 total players then the top 12 will make A Division (top 4 get byes). If there are 32+ players, then the top 16 will make A. Everyone else will be placed in B Division.

Finals: Saturday December 4th starting at 1p
Finals Format: A and B Finals will use the same format of group match play, 7/5/3/1 scoring and 3 games per round. The top 2 players from each group advance to the next round.

Note: While masks have not been mandated at the time of this post, please be ready for the possibility.

Hope to see you there!