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BREAKING NEWS: REGISTRATION FOR THE UK PINBALL OPEN AT SPECIAL WHEN LIT IS NOW OPEN - SIGN UP NOW!

There will be no UK Pinball Party show held this year, but Special When Lit has stepped forward to host the UK Pinball Open tournament for 2017.

Special When Lit was the first pinball club to be founded in the UK. It is located in the medieval city of Salisbury, which is home to Europe’s tallest cathedral spire, while Stonehenge is nearby.

Date: Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th August 2017

Location:
Unit 5, Loyal Trade Business Park, Stephenson Road, Salisbury, SP2 7NS.
specialwhenlit.co.uk/location.php

Cost: £30 for entry to both the Open and Classics tournaments. All games will be set to 3 balls with no extra balls. Both tournaments will be head-to-head play in qualifying, then best-of-five head-to-head in the knockout rounds. There will be a loser bracket from the knockout, the highest placed player from the loser bracket will end in 3rd place.

UK Pinball Open 2016 winner, David Mainwaring
2016 UK Pinball Open winner David Mainwaring receives his winner's trophy from Peter Blakemore

Saturday

Times: Special When Lit will open from 11:00 for recreational play and practice. Players are asked to arrive no later than 13:00 for registration ready for a 13:30 start. The finish time is expected to be 19:00.

UK Pinball Open: Qualifying, play-offs and the final for the UK Pinball Open all take place on Saturday, along with the presentation of trophies to the top players.

Any machines not in use are available for recreational play and practice during the qualifying period provided that you have finished your matches for that round.

Food and drinks will be available to purchase at very reasonable prices.


Sunday

UK Pinball Classic: Qualifying, play-offs and the final for the UK Pinball Classic tournament all take place on Sunday, along with the presentation of trophies to the top players.

Times: Special When Lit will open from 10:00 for recreational play and practice. Players for the UK Pinball Classic are asked to arrive no later than 11:30 for registration, ready for a 12:00 start. The finish time is expected to be 18:00.

Winner of the UK Pinball Classics for 2016, Rich Mallett
2016 UK Pinball Classics winner Rich Mallett receives his winner's trophy from Peter Blakemore


Registration is now open.

Note: There will be no team tournament or children’s tournament this year due to space and time constraints.

Registered Players (23 players total)

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Vin Jauhal
Peter Blakemore
Martin Ayub
Greg Mott
Tim Thornton
Mike Kindler
Nick Baxter-Sibley
David Mainwaring
Dan Lewell
Rich Mallett
Christopher Poyntz
Steve Akroyd
Nick Hamill
Tom Fletcher
Neil McRae
Matt Vince
Broose Dickinson
Hilary Hector
Dawn Raison
Anne Raison
Jayne Raison
Mark Green
Craig Pullen
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