At the 2016 Houston Arcade & Pinball Expo, players will have an opportunity to win the coveted Pin Bot
Cup by participating in all of the tournaments. Each event is worth points, and the top performing
player will win the Pin Bot Cup!
Pin Bot Cup Qualification:
In 2016, the Pin Bot Cup will be on the line. In order to have the best shot at making the Pin Bot Cup
Playoffs on Saturday night, players are encouraged to play in all tournament events. Each side event will
award points based on final ranking. Points will be assigned using the standard tournament ranking
system (100, 97,93, 91, 88, etc).
Players that participate in at least 4 events will earn 100 bonus points per event, up to 600 bonus
Match Play Tournaments:
There will be two match play tournaments during H.A.P.E. There will be one match play event each day.
Cash & trophies will be given based on participation. The match play tournaments will be IFPA
Sanctioned. Each event will award a maximum of 100 points towards the Pin Bot Cup.
There will be four side tournaments during H.A.P.E. Two will be on Friday. Two will be on Saturday.
Each event will award Trophies for the top 3 players in each event. Each event will award a maximum of
100 points towards the Pin Bot Cup.
The Top 16 Players will play a 4Player Match Play Single Elimination Tournament.
Top seed in each group will pick game or position. Players may not select a game more than once.
Top two scores in each group advances to next round.
1st Round Groups:
GroupA (1,8,9,16) GroupB (2,7,10,15)
GroupC (3,6,11,14) Group D (4, 7,12,13)
2nd Round Groups:
GroupA + GroupD
GroupB + Groupc
Winners from 2nd Round
The Pin Bot Cup will be awarded to the winner of the Pin Bot Cup Playoffs!
Houston Expo Tournament Rules are available for review