Gerald Kirchner out of Lakewood, CA finished 2019 as the 485th ranked pinball player in the world. This qualified him for the Stern Rewards Program for finishing the year ranked in the top 1000. The rewards program allows qualifiers to purchase a brand new Stern pinball machine at a special IFPA price. Gerald redeemed his reward for a Beatles Gold pinball machine.
Gerald participated in 9 IFPA sanctioned events in 2020 before the pandemic hit and has improved his rank to 417th in the world.
Congratulations to Gerald, and remember if you’re interested in qualifying for the Stern Rewards Program, check out the rules here.