Okay, 5 respondents on the forum leads me to guess at about 8 participants. If that holds, I’m thinking we can do something along these lines for format:
Thursday + Friday morning: Sign-ups, teaching the game to anyone who wants to learn, and optional 3-matchpoint seeding matches. Anyone participating can play up to [3 maybe?] matches Friday to get a better seed in the bracket. Higher seeds are more likely to receive byes if the player count requires it, and higher seeds will play against lower seeds earlier in the bracket. To encourage participation, all players playing seeding matches, win or lose, will be seeded higher than players that do not.
Friday afternoon: 1st bracket round (5 matchpoints) - 4 matches.
Friday evening: Lower bracket elimination round (5 matchpoints) - 2 matches, upper bracket quarter-finals (7 matchpoints) - 2 matches.
Saturday morning: Lower bracket quarter-finals (7 matchpoints) - 2 matches, lower bracket elimination round (7 matchpoints) - 1 match, upper bracket semifinals (9 matchpoints) - 1 match.
Saturday afternoon: Lower bracket semifinals (9 matchpoints) - 1 match, finals (13 matchpoints).
Of course, if the games go quickly I can accelerate the schedule ad-hoc, or if they go long or there are more participants I can decrease the number of matchpoints per game as needed to speed it up.