The 5th Brisbane Pinball Masters is one of the biggest pinball events in the southern hemisphere and for the first time has been included in the Stern Pro Pinball Circuit. This puts the event in the top 20 most prestigious pinball events on the planet and will see people fly in from all around the world to compete. The Brisbane Pinball Masters has gone from 60 competitors in the 2014 to over 120 in 2018. This year the event is aiming for over 150 players from all skill levels and new players are encouraged to join. The Brisbane Pinball Masters is brought to you by Australian Machine Distributors (AMD).
We return in 2019 with the Richie Knucklez and Netherworld presented Australian Kong Off III – the ultimate original Donkey Kong competition featuring the best Kong players from Australia, New Zealand and beyond!
Over one weekend, these masters of the barrel will be on one of the many original Donkey Kong cabs, smashing flames and avoiding springs as they go. On Saturday the 10th of August (10am to 8pm) players will duke it out in a high score ‘Kong Off’ to qualify, with the best 16 players competing in the finals on Sunday the 11th from 10am for the glory of the win!
The Australian Arcade Championship is a 2-day tournament featuring classic arcade games from the 70s, 80s, and 90s. Players will be allowed 30 game attempts on the Saturday with their top 5 scores going toward qualifying. The top 16 will return on Sunday for a head to head best of 3 single elimination battle royale.
The QUEENS-Land Women’s Pinball Championship
For the first time we are adding a women’s event to highlight the amazing talent within the women’s competition. Directed by Jessica Denardo and Tanya Lowe expect to see some amazing quality of play and the finest example of a supportive and friendly tournament.
The Classics Target Matchplay and Flip Frenzy
Classic pinball. The title says it all. The best machines from the 70’s and early 80’s to test even the most seasoned competitive player. Expect a fun and faced paced tournament with the term ‘house ball’ being uttered more times than any of us care to think about.