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Portland Pinbrawl: 1st Annual Ground Kontrol Pinball Tournament! 4/19

Pinbrawl '09 - Art by Lee Zeman of Mad Pakyderms (madpakyderms.com)The time has come for the biggest and best pinball tournament in Portland! Bring your flipper skills to Ground Kontrol on Sunday, April 19 and fight for glory in the Portland Pinbrawl: our 1st Annual Ground Kontrol Pinball Tournament! The Grand Prize winner will take home a pinball machine (title revealed at the event.) Other prizes will be available, full details will be announced leading up to the tournament.

NOTE: Because Ground Kontrol will begin beer & wine service at 12PM on Sunday, April 19. (instead of our usual 5PM start time), ALL Ground Kontrol customers (including tournament players and spectators) will need to be 21+ with valid I.D. for the entire day on Sunday, April 19. We apologize for any inconvenience.

PRE-REGISTER! Check below for full pre-registration details. Don’t risk being late to register in person, and take care of it now! Keep checking back for updates, this is going to be huge!

What: Portland Pinbrawl: 1st Annual Ground Kontrol Pinball Tournament

When: Sunday, April 19, 2009. Registration @ 1PM, Tournament starts @ 2PM. Registration ends when the line ends (no exceptions), so get here on time!

Cost: $10 entry fee per participant. One entry per person, with no re-entries after being eliminated.

Format: Random bracket placement, head-to-head, best two of three double eliminination tournament.

Games: You’ll compete in a selection of our 26 pinball games, and there may be a mystery selection…

Age Restriction: Ground Kontrol’s bar will open at 12PM on Sunday, April 19 only. All Ground Kontrol customers, tournament players and spectators must be 21+ years old w/ valid I.D. to enter all day Sunday, April 19th.

Other info: There will be catering by The Buffalo Gap with food specials for entrants, and Mike Rosen will MC the proceedings!

PRE-REGISTRATION OVERVIEW: Pre-registration guarantees you a spot in the tournament bracket without the hassle of waiting in line. As an added bonus, pre-registrants will receive priority for first-round byes. All remaining first-round byes will be randomly assigned to players with same day registration.

PAYMENT Paypal is the only accepted method of payment for pre-registration. Simply enter your name in the text box below and click the “Buy Now” button to begin the secure transaction. You will receive a confirmation email within 24 hours of sending payment. Sorry, the pre-registration fee is non-refundable.Remember, players must be 21+ years old w/ valid I.D.

PRE-REGISTRATION PERIOD Pre-registration begins immediately and will last until 12:00 PM PST Saturday, April 18th, 2009.

Pre-registration is now closed. Thank you to all who signed up! For those who missed the pre-registration you can still sign up the day of the tournament. Ground Kontrol’s doors will open at 12:00, registration begins at 1:00, and we plan to call out the first game at 2:00. Can’t wait to see you all there!