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Summer League Results

And that’s a wrap! The 2019 Summer season is officially over. We had a record this season with a total of 51 players who qualified by showing up to at least 2 of the 4 weeks! Y’all make this group amazing! Our finalists are as follows.

A Finals
1st place: Phil Grimaldi 
2nd place: Jim Mueller
3rd place: Erich Stinson
4th place: Chris Palis

A Division

B Finals
1st place: Tim Hood
2nd place: Gina Low
3rd place: Tandy Lofland
4th place: Christopher Heskett.

B Division

Thanks again to the wonderful Charles Kalas for hosting the league! You make this happen and we couldn’t thank you enough! Thank you to all the players! See y’all in a month.

Bat City Open

Over 30 Space City players attended the 2019 Bat City Open in Austin. Congratulations to our finalists:
A Division: Phil Grimaldi, Bryce Revnew, Jack Revnew
B Division: Jim Muller (1st place!), Tim Hood, Cory Westfahl
Novice Division: Christopher Heskett

Join Space City Pinball League at the Houston Qualifier on May 19th! The Texas Pinball League unites the leagues in Austin, Dallas and Houston, to create a massive, Texas-sized pinball showdown and party at Finals.

General League Overview: Each major region of Texas hosts a qualifying event, each following the same format with the top 5 players from each event advancing to the finals. The finalists converge in a single city to represent their region. Finals coordinates with the three major Texas events (Texas Pinball Festival, Houston Arcade Expo, Bat City Open) to reduce travel burdens. The winner are immortalized on the TPL cup and possess the cup until the next TPL season.

Full rules at: texaspinballleague.wordpress.com

Space City Pinball Family at the Texas Pinball Festival 2019!


Most of the traveling crew from Space City Pinball League pause for a picture on the floor of the festival in Frisco, Texas on Saturday afternoon. In this picture are volunteer tournament directors, tournament officials, scorekeepers, tournament players, trophy winners, collectors and other folks that just came to enjoy the show and the camaraderie, as the Houston group brought their well known community spirit to Dallas.

We offer a hardy congratulations to our champion tournament players:

  • Ben Horstman – 2nd in Wizards B division
  • Elizabeth Dronet – 3rd in Wizards Women’s division
  • Dora Li – semifinalist in Wizards Novice division
  • Christopher and Eric Heskett – 3rd in the Parent-Child tournament

Join Space City Pinball League at the Houston Qualifier on March 3rd! The Texas Pinball League unites the leagues in Austin, Dallas and Houston, to create a massive, Texas-sized pinball showdown and party at Finals.

General League Overview: Each major region of Texas hosts a qualifying event, each following the same format with the top 5 players from each event advancing to the finals. The finalists converge in a single city to represent their region. Finals coordinates with the three major Texas events (Texas Pinball Festival, Houston Arcade Expo, Bat City Open) to reduce travel burdens. The winner are immortalized on the TPL cup and possess the cup until the next TPL season.

Full rules at: texaspinballleague.wordpress.com

Space City Open

And that’s a wrap! The Space City Open results are posted on IFPA. Go check out your WPPR haul! Congrats to Preston Moncla for taking the crown. Hell of a finals!

https://www.ifpapinball.com/tournaments/view.php?t=26670

The Space City Open was truly a community effort. Thank you to everyone who brought games and those who lended their technical expertise to keep the games running. You can’t have a tournament without games, and you all stepped up and provided.

Finally, big thanks to Keith Christensen, Erich Stinson and the rest of the Houston Arcade & Pinball Expo crew for your infrastructural support throughout the weekend!

1st Preston Moncla
2nd Phil Grimaldi
3rd Allen Robertson

B Division 1st Jack Revnew
2nd Eric Fisher
3rd Chris Doyle
4th Frankie Griffin

Women’s Champions
1st Jessica Shepherd
2nd Lisa Shore
3rd Miette D.
4th Kelly Moncla

Space City Open at the 2018 Houston Arcade Expo

The SCPL will be hosting the Space City Open on October 19-20, 2018 at the Houston Arcade Expo! The tournament will be a two-day, matchplay tournament. Players will be placed in groups of four, and compete on both modern and classic machines. The full rules and format can be found here.

The League Welcomes New Board Members!

Space City Pinball League is excited to welcome new leadership! These board members will work together to promote the growth and expansion of the league in Houston and the surrounding area.

 

  • 1820 Director: Erich Stinson will organize the seasonal weekly league meetings.
  • The Game Preserve Monthly Director: Marc Gammons will oversee the monthly matchplay events.
  • The Game Preserve Weekly Director: David Pollock will run the Three Strikes Tuesday tournaments.
  • EinStein’s Monthly Director: Matt Quanz will supervise EinStein’s Drainiacs.
  • Belles & Chimes Houston Director: Elizabeth Dronet will lead the Belles of Space City women’s tournaments and socials.
  • Chief Financial Officer: Chris Palis
  • Marketing and Communications Director: Phil Grimaldi

 

For more information about the league visit the Events and Calendar section of the website, join our Facebook group, or follow us on Instagram. Additionally, scheduled tournaments are published on the IFPA calendar.