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2024 Triple Flip Open

June 22 @ 9:00 am - June 23 @ 5:00 pm

$150 – $160

2024 Triple Flip Open

3 Tournaments over 2 Days – Certified Classics Main Event

Saturday will feature an all Classics Certified Main Event Qualifying then a Progressive Knockout Tournament using all games that night. Sunday will have the finals for the Main Event and a Target Match Play Tournament using all games at the same time. All 3 Tournaments will have prize money. We will also have a 4th ‘warm up’ tournament that counts for IFPA points, but no cash prizes on Friday Night June 21st.  Registration for the Triple Flip and the Friday Night Tournament are open but you do not pay until you arrive for either event. Friday Night Registration Link:

Live Stream:

All tournaments will be live streamed on Twitch with Fox Cities Pinball Stream Here: https://www.twitch.tv/foxcitiespinball

3 Hotel Deals:

Cobblestone Hotel & Suites in De Pere is a newer hotel (building built in 2022) and is offering a corporate rate on hotel rooms for District 82 events. The rooms are all really nice and the hotel is located 2.1 miles from District 82 in downtown De Pere. The room rates start at $109 per night. Use this link https://be.synxis.com/?Hotel=37764&Chain=7721&promo=DIST82 or Promo Code DIST82 when booking through them directly.

Nuks Executive Suites in De Pere is very close by. Please call them at (920) 425-7129 or email them at [email protected] and tell them your with District 82 to get the discount. You get a Deluxe Queen room for $85/night and you would get 10% off if you stay for 4 nights.

We also have a discounted Hotel rate through the Kress Inn which is only 2 miles away from District 82 right in downtown De Pere as well. The discounted rate gives up to 15% off the best year round price they have. You can call them at 800-221-5070 and reference District 82 Pinball or use the following link for an online booking: http://www.choicehotels.com/ires/en-US/html/ArrivalInfo?hotel=WI118&srp=LDIS82&pu=no


Overhead ‘house’ lighting will be on for TFO Saturday-Sunday Tournaments. Overhead lighting will be off for Friday ‘Warm Up’ Tournament.

Main Event:

10 Rounds 2 Games Per Round of Classic (Older, faster playing) Pinball Machines. Tiered Swiss Pairings. Top 24 Players Move onto finals for Sunday. All 24 finalists will receive prize money.

IFPA Certified Approval 

These tournaments will be approved for IFPA points. The Main Event follows the certified format with a minimum of 48 players and will be certified+ if we have 128 or more players. The main event will be 200% TGP with a 25%-50% event booster based on number of players which will put it at 250%-300% for WPPR Points.  The Friday 8 fair strikes knockout, 10 strike knockout tournament and target match play tournament should be about 100% TGP each. If the main event has less than 48 players then we will bring 50% of the players into finals and will have a total TGP of 200% without the certified booster.


$150 Per Player if paying cash ($80 Admission to District 82 + $70 to Prize Pools).
$160 Per Player if paying credit card or pay pal ($90 Admission to District 82 + $70 Prize Pools

This pays for all 3 tournaments Saturday-Sunday. District 82 pays sales tax, IFPA fees, credit card fees, trophies, etc out of admission costs. 100% of prize pool money goes to players as money prizes. This $150-$160 cost is PAID AT THE DOOR WHEN YOU ARRIVE.

The Friday Night Tournament is separate from the the Triple Flip Open and has a separate charge and registration. $25 Cost paid at the door. Registration link is above for this event.


Just click on the Blue Register button above and give me your name and email address. Pay for the tournaments when you arrive. If you are no longer coming please unregister or send me and email saying you are not coming.

3 Separate Tournaments over 2 Days
Saturday June 22nd, 2024 – Sunday June 23rd, 2024
Main Tournament ($40 per player prize Pool Money) spans both days and will be between 250%-300% TGP for WPPR Points from IFPA
Saturday Knockout Tournament ($20 per player Prize Pool Money) should be 100% TGP each for WPPR Points from IFPA
Sunday Target Match Play Tournament ($10 per player Prize Pool Money) should be 100% TGP for WPPR Points from IFPA
Friday (Warm Up Knockout Tournament) will  be 100% TGP for WPPR points from IFPA

$150-$160 Total Cost Per Player broken down below

Admission to District 82 is $80 if paying cash or $90 if paying by credit card or pay pal.

Admission costs go directly to District 82 and includes all games on free play, sales taxes, credit card fees, IFPA endorsement fees, trophies, etc.
We will not be open to the public during this event. The Triple Flip Open is an event only for the players who are participating in it. We do not have a separate tournament area, free play area or viewing area. You may have someone stop by for a short amount of time but they may not hang out here while the tournaments are in progress.
You can come and go with all 100+ games on free play the whole time. Click here for current game list.
You can bring in your own food and drinks. BYOB is fine. You can order food and have it delivered. I should also have a food truck out front Friday, Saturday & Sunday too.
Soda costs $1 per can

Prize Pool Money is $70

$40 Per Player goes to the Main Event
$20 Per Players goes to 10 Strike Knockout
$10 Per Player goes to Target Match Play
$0 Prize Money in Friday Night Tournament

Schedule of Events June 22nd-23rd, 2024

Friday June 21st  is an extra day if you want to come early and has a separate charge of $25 not part of Triple Flip Open
Friday 3PM – Doors Open
Friday 5PM – Flippin’ Friday Tournament

———–Triple Flip Open Schedule Below———-

Saturday 8AM – Doors Open Practice
Saturday 9AM-4:30PM – Certified Classics Main Event Qualifying
Saturday 12:30PM – Short Lunch Break
Saturday 5:30PM-Midnight – Event 2 – 10 Strike Progressive Knockout All Games
Saturday Dinner Break will be in-between tournaments

Sunday 8AM Doors Open and Practice on Non-Finals Machines
Sunday 9AM-5PM Event 3 – Target Match Play All Games
Sunday 9:15AM-4PM Main Event Finals

Food Trucks TBD

Friday 4PM-8PM
Saturday 11:30AM-2:30PM
Saturday 4:30PM-7:00PM


District 82 Pinball Arcade
800 O’Keefe Rd
De Pere, WI 54115


June 24th-25th, 2023
Doors open and Practice Starts 1 hour before each tournament begins
Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start of 1st tournament each day to check in
If you have not checked in by start of tournament and haven’t communicated that you will be late you may be removed from tournament.


Thank You to all of our sponsors who are a big part of making this event happen!


Trophies for top 4 each tournament

Main Event pays out all 24 players who play in finals
Money Prizes for top 8 in 10 Strike & Target Match Play, prize amount is based on number of players. Paid out as a check from District 82.
$40 per player goes into the cash prize pool for the main tournament and $20 for 10 Strike Knockout & $10 for Target Match Play.
You are responsible for any income taxes. If you win over $600 in prize money from District 82 in a calendar year you will need to fill out a W-9 and will receive a 1099-MISC for the total amount of your winnings. You will also get a check from District 82 not actual cash.

Certified Main Event

Prize Pool of $40 per player

Main Cash Prizes % for 1st-24th
1st 28%
2nd 16%
3rd 10%
4th 6%
5th-8th 4% each
9th-16th 2% each
17th-24th 1% each

*Example Assuming 100 Players: $4,000 Total Prize Pool

1st $1,120
2nd $640
3rd $400
4th $240
5th-8th $160
9th-16th $80
17th-24th $40

10 Strike Progressive Knockout

Prize Pool of $20 per player

Cash Prizes for 1st-8th

  • 1st 35%
  • 2nd 20%
  • 3rd 15%
  • 4th 10%
  • 5th-8th 5% each

*Example Assuming 100 players, $2,000 prize pool — actual payouts will be more or less depending on number of players

  • 1st $700
  • 2nd $400
  • 3rd $300
  • 4th $200
  • 5th-8th $100 each

30 Point Target Match Play

Prize Pool of $10 per player

Cash Prizes for 1st-8th

  • 1st 35%
  • 2nd 20%
  • 3rd 15%
  • 4th 10%
  • 5th-8th 5% each

*Example Assuming 150 players, $1,000 prize pool — actual payouts will be more or less depending on number of players

  • 1st $350
  • 2nd $200
  • 3rd $150
  • 4th $100
  • 5th-8th $50 each

Tournaments will be IFPA approved and will be submitted ASAP after each tournament.

Tournament Formats:

Main Event Qualifying 

Saturday June 22nd, 2024
8AM Doors Open for Practice
9AM Tournament Starts
4:30PM Projected End Time

The Group Match Play Qualifier will be played in groups of 4 (3 when necessary).
Random Seeding to start, then Tiered Swiss Style thereafter. If Tiered Swiss not available then Swiss will be used. MatchPlay Software will most likely be used for the tournaments.
Each Round will consist of a 2 games played 1 at a time on the older, ‘classic’ games at D82.
You will receive 3/2/1/0 scoring on each game
Automatic Tiebreakers will be turned on
Once 10 rounds are played (20 Games Total) the top 24 players make it to the final
8th & 24th place will not use the Automatic Tiebreakers. All players tied with the same amount of accumulated points for the 8th or 24th position will have a 1 GAME tiebreaker to determine who gets into the final and who doesn’t. This 1 GAME tiebreaker is significant and will result in the final placing for all players who finish 25th or worse in the tournament. Example. We have 10 players with the same amount of points who finish from 21st-30th in qualifying. They all get to play a 1 GAME tiebreaker. The person with the lowest tiebreaker score finishes the tournament in 30th place.
If a  Tiebreaker for 8th place is needed this will result in 9th place or further down. That Tiebreaker game will be used to determine 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th place as well as long as it is the 8th place tiebreaker game. I am not going to run a separate tiebreaker game to determine 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th for finals.

Game List

Game list for the Classics Main Event Qualifying as of April 2024 is listed below. This may change a little as we get closer to the tournament date but will be very close.

The other tournaments may use all the games and alternates between newer and older each round. The complete list of pinball machines at District 82 is here: https://district82.com/game-list/

Because of the number of players some groups will be playing game 1 on a certain game and then a second group may have that same machine as their game 2. Just wait for the 1st group to finish then play your game.

If a game goes down and cannot be repaired quickly you will be given a replacement game.

    1. 1964 Palooka
    2. 1967 Melody
    3. 1971 Doodle Bug
    4. 1971 Spanish Eyes
    5. 1974 Sky Kings
    6. 1975 Hi-Deal
    7. 1975 Triple Strike
    8. 1976 Volley
    9. 1977 Stingray
    10. 1978 Lectronamo
    11. 1978 Mata Hari
    12. 1978 Memory Lane
    13. 1978 Stars
    14. 1978 Strikes & Spares (Bally)
    15. 1978 Wild Fyre
    16. 1979 Dolly Parton
    17. 1979 Harlem Globetrotters
    18. 1979 Hot Hand
    19. 1978 Kiss (Bally)
    20. 1979 Magic
    21. 1979 Meteor
    22. 1979 Paragon
    23. 1979 Star Trek (Bally)
    24. 1979 Supersonic
    25. 1979 Trident
    26. 1980 Alien Poker
    27. 1980 Flight 2000
    28. 1980 Frontier
    29. 1980 Hotdoggin’
    30. 1980 Mystic
    31. 1980 Seawitch
    32. 1980 Skateball
    33. 1980 Silverball Mania
    34. 1980 Six Million Dollar Man
    35. 1980 Viking
    36. 1980 Xenon
    37. 1981 Barracora
    38. 1981 Eight Ball Deluxe LE
    39. 1981 Flash Gordon
    40. 1981 Jungle Lord
    41. 1981 Pharaoh
    42. 1982 Vector
    43. 1983 BMX
    44. 1984 X’s & O’s
    45. 1985 Comet

Event 2: 10 Strike Progressive Knockout

Saturday June 22nd, 2024

You will play in groups of 4 players (3 when necessary), random seeding to start, then swiss style pairing thereafter. You will get 0/1/2/3 strikes per round (1 game per round). Once you receive 10 strikes you are out of the tournament. Once eliminated, you may stay and play all the games on free play the rest of the night. We alternate between A (1992 & newer DMD/LCD) & B (1991 & older Classics) Groups each round. Your final position will be determined by the round and number of strikes you have. Example if you go into a round with 8 strikes and someone else in a different group goes into a round with 7 strikes; you both get 4th place adding 3 strikes to your total. You would have 11 strikes and finish behind the person who ended the same round with only 10 strikes.

A tie for first place will result in a 1 GAME Tie Breaker randomly chosen by the tournament director. Ties between 2nd-8th position will be broken with a 1 GAME game tie breaker for the affected players to determine the trophy and/or cash received. Game will be selected by tournament director and the game itself will be either classic or modern based on what the next game choice would be been. When reporting this to IFPA for points those ties will be reported as such except a tie for 1st place. 1st Place is significant and will be reported as a win and not a tie.  No playoffs or finals.

Cash Prizes for 1st-8th

Trophies or Plaques for 1-4

Event 3: 30 Points Target Match Play 3/2/1/0 scoring

Sunday June 23rd, 2024
9:15AM Start Time
5PM Projected End Time

This tournament is going to run at the same time as Main Event finals but not use the same games. This is a Group Match Play Tournament with Swiss seeding and 4 players (3 if necessary) in each group. Scoring is based on player performance for that one machine (3/2/1/0) or (3/1.5/0). This will be added to a running total for the tournament. The first player to reach 30 points is declared the winner and the tournament is over. If multiple players reach the target score on the same round the player with the higher total is the winner. A tie for first place will result in a 1 GAME tiebreaker. If there is a tie between 2nd-4th position it will be broken with a 1 GAME tie breaker for the affected players to determine the trophy and/or cash received. To be clear a tiebreaker will only occur if the software says you are tied. If someone finishes with the same amount of points as someone else but Match Play gives those players distinct finishing positions from the Automatic Tiebreakers being turned on, we will go with what the match play software says. Tiebreaker game will be randomly selected. When reporting this to IFPA for points those ties will be reported as such except a tie for 1st place. Also the overall series points will be a tie as well. 1st Place is significant and will be reported as a win and not a tie. No playoffs or finals.

1st-8th Cash Prizes

1st-4th Plaques or Trophies

Main Event Finals

Sunday June 23rd, 2024
9:00AM Start Time
4PM Projected End Time

No practicing on the games in any of the finals banks at all on Sunday. This includes are people not in the finals too. Rows 7 & 8 will be designated as the finals section for this tournament. Rows 1-6 will be used for the Target Match Play Tournament.

Top 24 Players from the Main Event Qualifying will play in the Finals. No points carry over from qualifying. You will finish the overall tournament somewhere between 1st and 24th based on your performance in finals. If someone doesn’t show up the 25th or next highest person from qualifying available will take there place. The format will consist of 4 rounds of 3 game banks. Top 8 qualifiers get a 1st round bye. Groupings for first round will be (9th, 16th, 17th, 24th), (10th, 15th, 18th, 23rd), (11th, 14th, 19th, 22nd), (12th, 13th, 20th, 21st) Games will be played one at a time. High seed in each group will get choice of Bank AND Order on 1st game. Subsequent games the order choice is reversed with 4th place getting to pick first, then 3rd place next, etc. The games that are in the banks will be similar or the same as the ones used in qualifying but will have 3 classic pins in each bank. Scoring will be 4/2/1/0 for each of the 3 games. Top 2 advance bottom 2 are eliminated. Should there be a tie for 2nd/3rd place a 1 game playoff will be played by the 2 affected players. That game  will be chosen at random by the TD.

The 8 Eliminated players from 1st round will ranked 17th-24th according to how many points they accumulated in this round. Ties will not be broken.

In the Quarterfinal Round, the players advancing from the previous round will be reseeded according to their original ranks and divided into four groups as follows.

16 Players

Group 1:  1    8    9   16
Group 2:  2   7   10  15
Group 3:  3   6   11  14
Group 4:  4   5   12  13

The 8 eliminated players will be ranked 9th-16th according to the accumulated points in this round. Ties will not be broken.

For the Semifinal Round, the 8 players advancing will be divided into two groups of four. The groups will be organized according to the original qualifying rank as shown here:

8 Players

Group 1:   1    4   5   8
Group 2:   2   3   6   7

The 4 eliminated players from this round will be ranked from 5th-8th based on the accumulated points from this round. Ties will not be broken.

The four remaining players advance to the final round. The final round is conducted in the same manner as the Semifinal Round. The total scores for this round will determine the ordering of the winners. All ties in the final round are considered significant and will be broken with a 1 game playoff. The final reporting of points to IFPA will show 1st-4th place with no ties.

Top 4 Trophies/Plaques and Top 24 Cash Prizes

Refund Policy

You are paying for these tournaments when you arrive not in advance. Once you pay for the weekend there are no refunds. If you cannot finish a tournament for any reason you will not get a refund.

How to Cancel

You can unregister by clicking the unregister link on this page (next to the Register/Waitlist Button above then it sends you an email that you then need to click on to confirm cancellation) or by sending a detailed email to [email protected].

If Event is Cancelled

I am not collecting money in advance on this event. I would base any weather related cancellation or delays on the weather in Green Bay, WI. If I delay the start of a day I may make up that time by limiting breaks, etc. Please save the email address [email protected] in your contacts folder so email updates don’t go to spam folder. District 82 is not responsible for any other costs you may have incurred like lodging, car rental, or airfare for this event.

Video Recording and Photography

By participating in this and any event at District 82 you agree to have yourself video recorded and also photographs to be taken. These will be used to record the event and for promotion of future events.

Private Parties at District 82 Pinball

Have District 82 Pinball host your Private Event, Team Building Event, or Birthday Party! We have 2 different options. You get the the whole place to yourselves not just a side room.

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District 82 Pinball
800 Okeefe Rd
De Pere, WI 54115 United States
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