ATTENTION: Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade will be CLOSED TO MINORS all day Sunday, April 18 for the Portland Pinbrawl pinball tournament. Non-tournament participants are encouraged to come down some other day!
On Sunday, April 18th, the finest pinball players in the Pacific Northwest will once again gather in historic Old Town for Portland Pinbrawl 2010, Ground Kontrol’s second annual pinball tournament. Join your fellow Portland ‘ballers to battle the best of the Northwest for the grand prize: a full-sized Williams’ “Johnny Mnemonic” pinball machine. As an added perk, Ground Kontrol will extend its beer and wine serving hours to cover the entire day of the tournament.
Ground Kontrol’s inaugural Portland Pinbrawl tournament in April 2009 drew over 120 players, some traveling from as far as Canada to compete. A packed house is expected for Portland Pinbrawl 2010, and registration is capped at 128 players.
Portland Pinbrawl 2010 will also feature two “side tournaments” with highly challenging rules including one-handed play, and “split flipper” play – where 2 players each control one side of the pinball playfield!
Competition signup fee is $20 per person; spectators get in for free. Doors open at 10:00am, Sunday April 18th. Admission is limited to 21 and over with valid ID for competitors and spectators alike. Please note: Admission to the pinball mezzanine will be limited to tournament participants, and play on the pinball machines will be limited to tournament games only. This tournament is brought to you by Aaron Nelson, Eric Hill, Fred Franken and Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade.
Pre-registration for Portland Pinbrawl 2010 is highly recommended and will be available starting February 18th Pre-registration is now closed.
For more details and to pre-register, click here!