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Tony's Birthday Party and Pinball Turny

When: Saturday May 6. Doors open at 6pm and turny starts at 7pm.
Where: 539 Topping Lane.
What: Pinball Turny is worth IFPA points. $5 to enter. Will be group knockout format. Three strikes and you are out. There will be 5 machines there. There will be lots of food and some BBQ action! Please let me know if you are coming so we can get a rough idea of how much food we need.


Strokers Pinball league is back

Starts Oct 1st and goes to Oct 31st. Playoffs are Nov 5th.
Full details here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/236945516639872/


Mid-season LOPL tournament!


When: Saturday August 20th. Doors open at noon. Starts at 1pm.
Where: Lang's place: 20 Locke Heights, Strathroy
Cost: $10 for LOPL members. $40 for non-members.
Format: 10 rounds of round robin head to head play. Top 4 after 10 rounds will play a 3 game final using 3,2,1,0 scoring for the A division finals. Fifth through eighth will do the same for the B division finals.
LOPL will be providing pizza for all and cash and prizes for the top 8 players.
Please let me know if you are planning on attending so we can get an idea of numbers and so that we can input names in the turny software in advance. Thanks.


At the following league nights:
April 23rd
May 28th
June 11th
We will be adding a 7th machine to the line up. It will be for charity. It is separate from the league scores but will be on the score sheet. It will be $5 if you would like to play the charity game. 50% of the money will go to the charity and the other 50% will go to the top 4 scores.


PLAYOFFS ARE JUNE 25TH FOR THE TOP 24 QUALIFIERS!!!!!!!!!!!


Stern's Latest game - Ghostbusters!


Strokers and Flippers Pinball Tournaments

Date: Oct 1st. * TRIPLE ELIMINATION * Registration at 3:30. Start time is 4pm Location: Strokers Billiards. 390 Springbank Dr, London, ON N6J 4Y9, Canada $5 entry fee + coin drop All entry fee money is paid out to the top players (spots paid depends on number of entrants) Format: Head to head, single game, TRIPLE elimination. There are 5 machines on location there. Event is sanctioned by the IFPA and worth pinball points. After playing in this tournament you will become a world ranked pinball player (If not already). See link: http://www.ifpapinball.com/ All skill levels welcome.



Date: Dec 3rd. * TRIPLE ELIMINATION * Registration at 3:30. Start time is 4pm Location: Strokers Billiards. 390 Springbank Dr, London, ON N6J 4Y9, Canada $5 entry fee + coin drop All entry fee money is paid out to the top players (spots paid depends on number of entrants) Format: Head to head, single game, TRIPLE elimination. There are 5 machines on location there. Event is sanctioned by the IFPA and worth pinball points. After playing in this tournament you will become a world ranked pinball player (If not already). See link: http://www.ifpapinball.com/ All skill levels welcome.


Christmas Pinball at Langs

What: Pinball tournament followed by funzie time!
Where: 20 Locke Heights, Strathroy
When: Sat Jan 16th
-doors open at 2pm
-qualifying from 3-6pm
-playoffs from 6-7pm
-funzie pinball & dinner 7-9pm

This is an IFPA sponsored event

Cost:
FREE to all 2015 registered LOPL members
$40 to anyone else

This is a round robin format. You will be paired up with a random opponent and random machine. Winner gets a point. This will go for as many rounds as we can squeeze in from 2pm to 5pm. Top 4 players will play an A final and 5th-8th will play a B final. The finals will be held on 3 different machines. Winner of each game gets 3 points, 2nd gets 2 points, 3rd gets 1 point and last gets 0 points. After 3 games scores are tallied and winners announced.

The payouts are as follows:

1st $100
2nd $75
3rd $50
4th $30
5th $15
6th $15
7th $5
8th $5

The $40 fees collected and LOPL fund will cover the host fees, the food and the prizes for the event.
At the event we will announce the most improved player for LOPL 2015 as well!

Other: Parking both sides of Street; enter side door. Shoe & Coat rack inside door Pop and water in Fridge; BYOB


Strokers and Flippers Pinball Tournament

Announcing the Strokers and Flippers Pinball Tournament
Date: Saturday January 9th. Registration at 3:30. Start time is 4pm.
Location: Strokers Billiards. 390 Springbank Dr, London, ON N6J 4Y9, Canada
$5 entry fee + coin drop
All entry fee money is paid out to the top players (spots paid depends on number of entrants)
Format: Head to head, single game, double elimination.
All skill levels welcome: Noobs to Wizards!
Event is sanctioned by the IFPA and worth pinball points. After playing in this tournament you will become a world ranked pinball player (If not already).
NOTE: THE NEXT ONE AFTER THIS WILL BE JAN 30TH AND THEN THE NEXT ONE WILL BE FEB 20TH


Pinball Tournament

Announcing the Strokers and Flippers Pinball Tournament
Date: Saturday Nov 21st. Registration at 3:30. Start time is 4pm.
Location: Strokers Billiards. 390 Springbank Dr, London, ON N6J 4Y9, Canada
$5 entry fee + coin drop
All entry fee money is paid out to the top players (spots paid depends on number of entrants)
Format: Head to head, double elimination.
All skill levels welcome: Noobs to Wizards!
Sanctioned by the IFPA


Ranking and Standings and a new PDF

Go to the Scores page and select Ranks to view how you did on a particular night.
Select Standings to see where you are currently at for the season.
You can sort the lists by clicking on the up and down arrows in column headers like 'Player','Best 8', 'Avg', etc.

To see a static view of the current Standings, see here: Standings 2015-08-24


Update Catch Up

Well, summer is flying by...

We had a League Night at Steve and Leanne's on June 27th and on July 18th at Aaron's.
See the Score/Standings for the results.

Next League Night is at Mike Dymus' on August 8th.
Send him an email to secure your spot, if you haven't yet.

This weekend - July 30th - August 2nd is Pinburgh
Good Luck to our LOPLers that are making the trek out there!


Kiss Pinball Tournament & Side Charity Tournament!

Call The Office (located at 216 York St, London, ON) will be hosting a Kiss pinball tournament on Saturday August the 22nd.
The cost is $3 for each attempt + coin drop.
There will be four hours of qualifying time from 2pm - 6pm.

The top 4 scores will move on to a one game playoff "A division finals".
5-8 top scores will play a one game playoff as well for the "B Division" finals.

All money (minus coin drop) will be paid out to the top 4 players.

The charity side tournament will be played on ACDC.
It will also be $3 an attempt + coin drop and the top 4 players will get paid 50% of the pot and YOU charity will get the other 50%.
Our local LOPL'er works for YOU and you can check them out at the link below:

http://www.you.ca/

Both tournaments will be worth WPPR points.


League Night - May 30th!

Next League Night is Saturday May 30th - at Ray's

Ray is having 2 shifts of 28 players.

Doors are open for the 1st shift at 4:30 rather than 5pm. This give everyone a bit more time to socialize and warm up and for us to get things set up.

Shirts will be ready and at Ray's for pick up. Hand over the cash before you get your stash.

The line up for now is:

Contact Mike D to secure your spot.


May 9th League Night & Charity Tournament

CHARITY SIDE TURNY

During the league night on May 9th at Greg's place we will be running a side charity tournament.
100% of proceeds raised from the side tournament will be going to a local cause (WAYS)
It will also be worth WPPR points. (WPPR points information)
If you are not world ranked then just play in this side tournament and you will be.
If you are already ranked then you can build on your current rank.

League will be run the same except that there will be 5 machines played for league.
The 6th machine (to be determined) will be the charity machine.
The scores for this machine will be for the charity tournament only and not the league.
The cost will be only $5 and everyone can play.
You will play it just like a league game (4 players) and you only play one game.
So league host fee is the usual $10 and the side tournament fee is an additional $5.


League Night - April 18, 2015 - Langs

Our next league night is coming up soon.
April 18, 2015
Location: The Langs' in Strathroy!
2 shifts again.
Contact Mike D to secure your spot.


League Night - March 28th, 2015

Our next league night is March 28th at Mike D's place.
Limited space: 2 shifts of 24 players. (we're full, contact Mike for waitlist)

We'll be playing the following:


See ya there!


League Night 3-3 - March 7th

Season 3 league night 3 coming up at Darrell's place on March 7th.
2 shifts again - max 28 players each.
Contact Mike D to secure your spot.


League Night 3-2

The second league night of season 3 took place on Feb 21.
Big thanks to Aaron for letting us into his arcade.

Check out the standings and ranks sections under the score menu.


1st league night of season 3 - Saturday January the 17th

This is a reminder that league is approaching. Note the starting times below and remember that there is a one time registration fee of $20 and host fee is now $10.

The 1st slot is full with a waiting list but there are a few late spots still left.

The line up will be 6 of the following (subject to change):

  1. New in box Iron Man Vault edition
  2. Tron
  3. Creature from the black lagoon
  4. Freedom
  5. Pin-up
  6. Liberty bell
  7. Neptune
  8. Target alpha

The 1st league night of season 3 on Saturday January the 17th.
1st group arrives at 5:30 and plays at 6pm (SLOT IS FULL)
2nd group arrives at 8pm and plays at 8:30 (AVAILABLE)


Contact Mike Dymus for address details.


Playoff Results are In!

The playoff results are in. It was a great event. The new tournament format ran smoothly and everyone got to play lots of pinball. Thanks to Aaron for hosting and Dan for running the software.

Top 4 qualifiers played a 3 game set (Theatre of Magic, Addams Family & Circus Voltaire) to determine the champion using a 4-2-1-0 point system. Scoring ended up 8 points for Mike, 7 points for Steve, 6 points for Aaron and happy face for Julie!

Fifth through 8th played the same format on 3 games for the B division final. Paul Dewar is the B division champion.

Overall the LOPL was a smashing success in 2014. We had 81 unique players this season compared with 56 last year. Thanks to all players, hosts, "staff", sponsors (Stern & Jersey Jack pinball) and to everyone who played and contributed to the LOPL. Changes and improvements are coming for 2015 so stay tuned.


1, Mike Dymus
2, Steve Versteegen
3, Aaron Attrill
4, Julie Dorssers

5, Paul Dewar
6, Brandy Damm
7, Jeff Beaudoin
8, Dan Bitterlich

9, Larry Pereira
10, Darrel Pilon
11, Ray Boyle
12-18 (tied) Mark Incitti, Jay Eaton, Kris Asick, Jeff Teolis, Terry smart, Leanne Versteegen, Matt Dans
19-22 (tied) Adam Dafoe, Tyler Huntington, Mark Dans, Jeff Werkmeister
23, David McCord
24, Ted Rudyk


November 15th 2014 Playoff info

Saturday November 15th at Aaron's place.
Doors open at 3pm. Round robin from 4-7pm.
Tie breaks are 7- 7:30pm.
Finals from 8-9pm.
Top 4 in round robin play for the title. 5th through 8 play a B division finals.
There will be a $5 host fee as usual.
Prizes will be issued for top players in the regular season and the playoffs.


November 29 Walking Dead Launch Party

Announcing Stern Walking Dead launch party sanctioned by the IFPA.
Hosted by Nancy and Doug Langs.
Saturday November the 29th.
20 Locke Heights Strathroy (side door) Park on the road.
There is a $5 host fee.
Doors open at 2:30pm.
Qualifying from 3-6pm followed by playoffs.
Format is simple. Sign up your name, play your game when your turn is up. You can sign up again after your game is done and head to the back of the line. You can play as many times as are available during the 3 hour qualifying time. After the playoffs the machine will be available for regular play.
Top 4 play A finals for top 4 positions (one 4 player game)
5th-8th play B finals for 5-8 positions (one 4 player game)
No entry fee. Playing for WPPR points.
There are a lot of other machines to play as well including Iron Man Vault Edition, Mustang, Wizard of OZ and many more!


October League Night and Charity Event

October league night will be on the 25th at Darrell's place. We will run a single shift for his place.

If you don't know where it's at - ask Mike D
Doors open at 6:30pm – start at 7pm
On-street parking
Use main front entrance, game room downstairs
Smoking out back (walkout basement, carry shoes downstairs)
BYOB
$5 league fee

CHARITY SIDE TURNY

During league night we will be running a side charity tournament.
100% of proceeds raised from the side tournament will be going to the cause (Pinball Outreach Project).
It will be worth WPPR points. If you are not world ranked then just play in this side turny and you will be.
If you are already ranked then you can build on your current rank.

More Info: WPPR Points Information and Charity Information

League will be run the same except that there will be 5 machines played for league and the 6th machine (to be determined) will be the charity machine.
You will play it just like a league game (4 players).
The scores for this machine will be for the tournament only and not the league.
The cost will be only $5 and we encourage everyone to play.
This time we are going to get to play the charity machine 2 times each and only your best score will count.

Additional donations will be accepted. Just see Julie the treasurer.
So league fee is $5 and turny fee is $5 so bring a tenski!


September League Night

League Night is Friday September 19th.
Hosted by Mike D.
2 slots of 20 players - 7:00pm and 9:00pm
Contact Mike to see if any room left!


League Night 9 - August 30th

Next league night is coming up on Saturday August 30th

New host! Darrell will be welcoming the league in to play on his fine collection.
Games: Gorgar, DE Star Wars, Simpsons Pinball Party, Baby Pac Man, Wizard of Oz and Last Action Hero!

There will be one session - doors open at 6:00, league play at 7pm.

Check your email for address and other details.


Python Charity Tournament - League Night 5 - May 9th, 2014

Hey LOPL
During the upcoming league night on May the 9th we will be running
a side charity tournament at the same time.
100% of proceeds raised from the side tournament will be going to the cause.
It will be worth WPPR points. If you are not world ranked
then just play in this side turny and you will be.
If you are already ranked then you can build on your current rank.

WPPR points information: here
Although Python has passed away, funds are still being raised for the family.
Charity cause information: here

League will be run the same except that there will be 5 machines played for league
and the 6th machine (WPT) will be the charity machine.
The scores for this machine will be for the tournament and not the league.
So you will play 5 league machines and one extra turny machine.
The cost will be only $5 and we encourage everyone to play.
You will play it just like a league game (4 players).
Additional donations will be accepted. Just see Julie the treasurer.
So league fee is $5 and turny fee is $5 so bring a tenski!
See you all soon.


League Night 4 - April 12th

Next league night is coming up on Saturday April 12th @ Aaron's place

Once again we will split into 2 sessions.
First group plays from 7-9pm. Doors open at 6:30.
The second group plays from 9:30 to 11:30. Doors open at 9:00.

We can only accommodate around twenty players in each time slot so please contact Mike D to book. The early session is already full so hurry to get one of the remaining 9pm slots!

With this format it is especially important that you show up at the correct time. Not too early and not late either unless you have notified us well in advance.


League Night 3 - March 15th

Next league night is coming up on March 15th

Since we've taken on so many new members recently the night will be split into 2 sessions.
First group plays from 7-9pm. Doors open at 6:30.
The second group plays from 9:30 to 11:30. Doors open at 9:00.

We can only accommodate around twenty players in each time slot so please contact Mike D to book one or the other. Soon please, the early slot is almost full!

With this format it is especially important that you show up at the correct time. Not too early and not late either unless you have notified us well in advance.


League Night 2

Second League night of 2014 was held on February 7th at Ray's place.
Record turnout - 32 players!
We also managed to raise some money in a charity side game.
Thanks to everyone for turning out.
Big thanks to Ray for hosting!
Scores will be posted in the next couple of days.


Season 2 - First League Night

Mike Dymus will be hosting the first night of our second season on Friday January 17th.
Doors open for practice at 7pm. League play starts at 8.

Please let Mike know if you can make it. Contact him for directions if this is your first time playing at his place.


2013 - Playoffs Results

Congrats to Aaron, Mike D and Paul D!
Result are posted here: International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA)


It's Playoffs!

Saturday the 23rd of November at Aaron's place.
Contact Mike for details.


Corey is famous!

CTV did a story a few weeks ago about Corey and his love of pinball and pinball repair.
A few of the league people were there to fill out Mike's basement.
The story aired on the 6pm news on the 30th.
Check out the CTV web site for more.
Better yet, here's a link to the video on Facebook. watch video


October League Night

October 19, 2013 at Mike H.'s
Final regular league night of the season!
For all you slackers that haven't made it out to 4 nights, this is your last chance to become eligible for the playoffs in November.

Contact Mike Dymus for more details and to let him know if you can make it.


September's Here Again! League Night 8

Next League Night is coming up Saturday September 14th
El Presidente Mike D will be hosting once again.
Let Mike know if you're able to make it.
Check your emails for details.

See you there!


Next League Night 7! - August 17th

Next League Night is coming up this weekend. (Saturday August 17,2013)
Ray will be hosting once again.
New white T-Shirts are here. Bring your $$ for Mike.
Let Mike know if you're able to make it.


Scores and Standings Updated

Following some suggestions for more balanced scoring the scores and rankings have been updated.
Check them out and let me know if everything looks fair or not.


League Night 6

Our next event is at Mike T's place on Saturday July the 13th.
Doors open at 7pm. League starts at 8pm.
We will play 6 of the following games (all 7 if time permits.)
Freedom, Shadow, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Target Alpha, X-Men, Tron, and Avengers.

Check your email for more details.
Let Mike D. know if you can make it!


League Night 5 Results

Thanks to all that braved the stormy skies and came out to Mike D's on Saturday.
We had some great games on Tron, X-Men, Avengers, Lethal Weapon, Star Trek and Demo Man.
Check your ranking and standings here under Scores.
Check out the pictures on the facebook LOPL page.

Congrats to all the match winners. See you next time.


League Night 5 - June

The next event is at Mike D's on Saturday June 22nd.
Doors open at 7pm. League starts at 8pm.
Games will be Tron, X-Men LE, The Avengers, Lethal Weapon, Star Trek: The Next Generation and Demolition Man.

Check your emails for details and RSVP to Mike.
The Simpsons Pinball Party is down for repairs.


League Night 4 Results

Another fun night full of beer, food, and of course Pinball!
Big thanks to Mike H. and Rosane for being really amazing hosts.
Thank you too, to all that turned out. Nice to meet your better halves.
Scores, ranks, standings updated. Click away.


League Night 4 / Pinball Party

Our next league night is scheduled for this Saturday May 25th @ Mike H's.
Mike is graciously opening up his place to make this night a full blown pinball party so feel free to bring your spouses.
Doors open at 7pm and league starts at 8pm. Check your email for the address.

Please let Mike Dymus know by the 23rd if you can make it.

We will be playing Stern's Spiderman, Funhouse, Twilight Zone, Party Zone, Addams Family and Theatre of Magic.

Remember you have to play in at least 4 league nights to qualify for the playoffs in December.


League Night Results are up

Another great night of pinball. Scores, ranks, standings updated.
Thanks to all that turned out.
Big thanks to Aaron for letting us have our way with his great lineup of pins.


League Night 3 - Lineup

Here's the list of machine's we'll be playing tomorrow night.
F14, AFM, ACDC, DW, TAF, FH, FP & LAH as a backup.
See you there!


League Night 3

Next League night is scheduled. Saturday April 27th @ Aaron's
Please let Mike know by the 25th if you can make it.


League Night Results are in

Second league night was a great success!
Thanks to Ray for hosting.
Check out the scores, rankings and overall standings.


Launch Party & Feb League Nights both Successes

2 very enjoyable nights of pinball fun!
Thanks to all those that came out.
Stats are up for the league night.


All Systems Go - January

The London Ontario Pinball League was started in early January, 2013.
We had our first meeting on January 24th. The turnout was better than expected with more than 20 people showing up.
Thanks to Corey Cooke, Jeff Minzen and Mike Dymus for organizing and special thanks to Speedy Mike Todd for hosting.