women’s match play championship


Schedule | General Information | Prize Pools | Past Winners

This is a new and improved 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 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 the world.

Entry Fees

  • $50 tournament fee.
  • Must be purchased on-line, or if available before 4:00 PM on Saturday, July 22, 2023 at the tournament desk.
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Saturday, July 22 – Day 1

3:30 PM – 3:45PMMandatory Check-InTournament Desk
4:00 PM – 5:30 PMRound 1 – YEGPIN Women’s Match Play ChampionshipMP5 – MP12
5:30 PM – 7:00 PMRound 2 – YEGPIN Women’s Match Play ChampionshipMP5 – MP12
7:00 PM – 8:30 PMRound 3 – YEGPIN Women’s Match Play ChampionshipMP5 – MP12
8:30 PM – 10:00 PMRound 4 – YEGPIN Women’s Match Play ChampionshipMP5 – MP12

Playoff Schedule

Sunday, July 23 – Day 2

TimePlayoff Rounds BanksStream
12:00 PM – 1:30 PMMain – Quarter Finals
Main – Group 1
1:30 PM – 2:45 PMMain, B – Semi Finals
Main – Group 1
2:45 PM – 4:00 PMMain, B – Finals
Main – Final Group
  • The stream will be focused on group 1 in each round (highest seeded player).

General Information

  • YWMPC is the one of largest women’s only pinball tournaments on the planet, featuring 8 banks (32 machines) in qualifying pinball machines and up to 64 players competing over two consecutive days to determine the champion.
  • On Saturday, each participant will compete in a total of four rounds. Each of the rounds consisting of four (4) machine, four-player matches, the top 16 will move on to the playoff round the next day.
  • Qualifying starts at 4:00 PM sharp on Saturday you have 10 minutes to start the game in your group, if you do not make it then you will receive a ZERO for that entire round, please be sure that you show up to the tournament at the designated time.
  • On Sunday, the top 16 placements in A division and top 8 in B will compete in a separate division final in an exciting four (4) machine, four-player matches where only the top 2 will advance until we reach the finals. All playoff finalist will receive cash prizing, and the top 4 will also take home trophies or plaques.
  • Finals start at 12:00pm sharp on Sunday, players must show up to be registered by 11:45am, please check the standings in each division if you qualified and be prepared to play on Sunday. No substitutes will be allowed in the playoff rounds, and any prize money is forfeited for no shows. If you have a bye then you must show up before your round starts, the schedule is only a guideline and we will start the rounds as soon as the round before has been completed.

General Rules

  • 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.
  • The event will use the same ruleset from the YEGPIN Match Play Championship please refer to those rules.

Prize Pools

  • Prizing will be provided to the top 4 players, and is guaranteed, no matter how many competitors
  • Custom trophy to be awarded to winner, plaques for 2nd-4th place.
  • Cash prizing is subject to change and based on a full sellout of the event.
Division1st2nd3rd4th5th – 8th9th – 16th
A Division (16)$1000$750$500$250$100$50
B Division (8)$250$200$150$100$50

Past Winners

2022Louise Wagensonner
2019Christa Lucyk
2018Micaela Wolf