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Register for the Buffalo Pinball Summer Open – A PAPA Circuit Event!

bpso16Registration is now open for the Buffalo Pinball Summer Open, our first PAPA Circuit Event.

Players will compete for cash prizes, trophies, points toward the annual PAPA Circuit standings and World Pinball Player Ranking points in this IFPA-endorsed event.

The event will consist of three tournaments: A single, main tournament (qualifying Friday and Saturday, finals Sunday) and two classics tournaments (one Friday, one Saturday)

For more information, including registration, schedule, hotel and travel information and more, visit the Buffalo Pinball Summer Open sub-site.

New member signups now open for the 2016-17 Buffalo Pinball League

UPDATE: League is now full. See you in September!

Signups are now open to all new members for the 2016-17 Buffalo Pinball League. Open spots will be filled on a first-come, first served basis until all 26 spots are filled. Anyone who registers beyond that limit will be issued a refund, put on a waitlist in case someone else drops out, and will be added in the order received.

To register: send $30 via PayPal to: jayfair416@gmail.com. Please use the “Friends and Family” option when sending your registration payment.

The league meets in collector’s homes from once a month (on the third Saturday with minor exceptions), from Sept. through April. Playoffs will be held in May. League format will be the same as last season, with modification to the points for the second half of the season.

2016-17 Buffalo Pinball League signups now open

Signups are now open to the 2016-17 Buffalo Pinball League for EXISTING members in good standing. Good standing means that you missed three or fewer league nights during the 2015-16 season.

To register: send $30 via PayPal to: jayfair416@gmail.com. Cost for hosts is only $10. Please use the “Friends and Family” option when sending your registration payment.

The league meets in collector’s homes from once a month (on the third Saturday with minor exceptions), from Sept. through April. Playoffs will be held in May. League format will be the same as last season, with modification to the points for the second half of the season;

Signups for new members will start on Sunday, July 24 at Noon for any available slots.

Twitch Livestream from Jersey Jack Pinball July 23!

jjpWe’re taking the “Bro, do you even pinball?” show on the road and will be livestreaming Jersey Jack Pinball’s “The Hobbit” live from the Jersey Jack factory at 1 p.m. Eastern on Saturday, July 23!

Jersey Jack himself, Jack Guarnieri will join us as a special guest for the show.

Follow Buffalo Pinball on Twitch at http://www.twitch.tv/buffalopinball to be notified when we go live and be sure to jump in the chat and ask questions about JJP, the Hobbit and more.

See you guys then!

New “Bro, do you even pinball?” shirts now available!

Our latest limited-run shirt design! This shirt features a distressed-look version of the logo for our Twitch show, “Bro, do you even pinball?” on the front, and a small Buffalo Pinball pop bumper logo centered in the shoulder area on the back. High quality screen printed on American Apparel shirts.

Available in sizes medium to XXXL. Grab one over on our merch page.

Selfie League moves to McKinley Mall for June!

selfieleague-juneWe’re showing some support to another location that has recently cropped up with a nice group of games by taking our Selfie League to World Hollywood Entertainment in the McKinley Mall for the month of June.

Location
World Hollywood Entertainment
Inside the McKinley Mall
3701 McKinley Pkwy #830, Buffalo, NY 14219

Hours
Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Games
This month we’ll be playing four games (instead of the usual six):  Spider-Man (vault edition), Iron Man, Star Trek (pro) and the Walking Dead (pro)

Prizes
World Hollywood Entertainment has generously donated gift certificates of $30, $20 and $10 to their store as prizes for the month!

How to play
It’s easy and anyone can participate! Here’s how:

  1. Play a machine that’s part of the monthly tournament (they’ll be marked with a “Selfie Tournament Game” sign)
  2. Take a selfie of you and the score you earned on that machine
  3. Upload your “selfie score” photo to the Buffalo Pinball Selfie League Facebook group

Nick Lane, Dave Bentivegna top 2015-16 Buffalo Pinball League

After nine months and 53 games of competitive pinball, we finally have our top finishers for the 2015–16 Buffalo Pinball League:

A Division

  1. Nick Lane
  2. Eric Russell
  3. Bruce Nightingale
  4. Kevin Manne


B Division

  1. Dave Bentivegna
  2. Martha “Pushy Galore” Donovan
  3. Greg Sisti
  4. Doug Heerdt

This is the league’s third successful sold out season. Twenty six players competed in the league from September 2015 – April 2016, with playoffs in May. The league meets in a mix of some of the best private collections in Buffalo, NY, as well as on location at Pocketeer Billiards.

We livestreamed the finals on Twitch, here’s the archives on YouTube where you can see how it all went down:

A Division Finals

B Division Finals

Consolation Round

Signups will be in June for current league members in good standing who wish to participate in the 2016–17 season, and new players will have the chance to register for any open slots on a first-come, first-served basis in July. Sign up for our newsletter to be updated when signups will go live.

Hope to see you next season!