Women’s Canadian Pinball Championship

WCPC is the showcase event made specially for all of the awesome women in pinball. This is an IFPA sanctioned pinball tournament built for all skill levels. There will be a beautiful customized trophy, plaques and cash prizes going to all of the winners. Women’s pinball continues to grow so don’t miss out, show your stuff and compete against some of the best women’s pinball players in Alberta.

Qualifying Hours:

Friday:  12:00pm – 9:30pm
Saturday:  10:00am – 8:30pm

Playoff Hours:

Saturday: 9:00pm – 12:00pm*

*WCPC finals will start at 9:00PM unless there are over 40 competitors then the semifinals will start at 9:00PM with finals being at 10:15PM.


  • The tournament will be using a unlimited PAPA 4 machine card style using PAPA position/rank scoring (1st 100, 2nd 95, 3rd 90, 89, 88, 87…) for each machine.
  • The tournaments are open to the public along with your PRE-PAID admission to the expo.
  • Top 4 or 8 (over 40 players) scores will qualify for main draw playoffs.
  • Each elimination round will be a four game Professional & Amateur Pinball Association (PAPA) four player format (3,2,1,0 scoring) knockout round with two players
  • The tournament is fully open to the public along with your PRE-PAID admission to YEGPIN, open registration will be available at the YEGPIN tournament desk.
  • Qualifying can be attempted anytime during tournament hours on Friday and Saturday, but you must be available to show up for Saturday if you qualify for the playoff round.
  • Top 4 scores will qualify for the ‘Main’ division, if there are greater then 40 competitors then it will increase to top 8 scores advancing to playoff round.
  • Finals start at 9:00PM on Saturday, please check the standings in each division if you qualified and be prepared to play on Saturday night. No substitutes will be allowed in the playoff rounds, and any prize money is forfeited for no shows, or forfeits in any playoff round.


DaySessionQualifying Time
Friday*Qualifying12:00PM – 9:30PM
Saturday*Qualifying10:00AM – 8:30PM
SaturdayPlayoffs9:00PM – 12:00AM
  • *Note: VIP ticket holders will have an extra hour in the morning for qualification.

Entry Fees:

  • If you have an Ultimate VIP or a Hardcore Tournament Pass the entry fees are free and you are pre-registered. For those that have not pre-registered there may be an opportunity to register for CPC, WCPC or Classic Tournaments this year at the show, the registration fee will be a one time $25 registration fee and will only be accepted if the tournaments have under 80 people registered.
  • All entries for the tournament are administered electronically through the DTM scoring system and can be used for the CPC or Classic Tournament or WCPC.
  • Entries for all tournament will be able at the tournament desk, there are unlimited entries so you can purchase as many as you want to try to qualify for the tournament playoffs on Sunday.
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Prize Pools:

  • Prizing will be provided to the top 4 or eight if applicable
  • Custom trophies to be awarded to winner, plaques for 2nd-4th place.
Womens (4)$500$250$150$75

Rules: (5) pinball machines will be selected for the WCPC, and your best scores on (3) will count to your final total. All machines will only be available to tournament participants so you must enter the tournament in order to have a chance to try out these machines. In the finals, (3) pinball machines (a mix of LCD/modern, mid-modern, solid state, early solid state machine and EM machines) will be selected to determine the winner of the WCPC tournament.

  • All rules, malfunctions, machine settings and player conduct to be based on PAPA rules.
  • Extra Balls will be turned off or a sign posted to ‘Play Extra Balls’ on particular games if needed.
  • A detailed listing of all the rules being used for this event can be found here.