Rose City Showdown This Week!

Rose City PinballEverybody book your flights to Portland. Here’s a note straight from PAPA’s brothers in pinball in PDX, though we Pittsburghers loudly dispute your best city claim!


The Rose City Showdown IV is the largest and most competitive open qualifying tournament in the Portland area. Rose City Showdown will be the second to last stop on the PAPA Circuit tour in 2013, so this year’s event is a great opportunity to get a feel for the tournament and the best city for pinball in the country!

Feb 17th €“ 19th 2012

Slingshot Lounge
5532 Se Center St Portland, OR 97206
Phone: (503) 445.6649

Qualifying will take place this Friday and Saturday with Finals on Sunday.

Friday 11am €“ 2am
Saturday 11am €“ 12am
Sunday 11am (classic finals, open to follow)

Rose City Showdown is a HERB style qualifying – PAPA style finals tournament consisting of two divisions, an open division on 6 machines and a classics division on 4 machines. Top 16 from open will make the open finals and top 12 from classics will make the classics finals. *Note these are two separate tournaments.

Just like last year tickets will be $3ea or 4/$10. Tickets can be used in either division. All money payed back to the winners!

The projected line up is:

Open Division

Iron Man
Dirty Harry
Twilight Zone
High Speed
Beat the Clock
Skateball

Classics Division

Grand Prix (3balls)
Flicker (3balls)
Big Casino (5balls)
Volley (5 ball)


Who is that guy pointing and giving a tutorial in the middle picture? Anyone? Anyone?