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Save the Date: Buffalo Pinball Summer Open, Aug. 18-20, 2017

A PAPA Circuit Major – Save the Date!

AUGUST 18-20, 2017
POCKETEER BILLIARDS AND BAR
2444 CLINTON ST, BUFFALO, NY

PAPA-CircuitEvent1We’re bringing the PAPA Circuit to Buffalo! At the Buffalo Pinball Summer Open 2017, 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.

Event Information – COMING SOON!

About the PAPA Circuit

From PAPA, the Professional and Amateur Pinball Association: The purpose of the PAPA Circuit is to raise the awareness of competitive pinball by showcasing high-level tournaments and associated events. PAPA believes by supporting the highest caliber of events and helping share information between them, we will create a positive working environment wherein all events improve and newcomers will feel safe in spending the time and money necessary to attend. Where one succeeds, others can learn from those successes and improve.

Announcing: The Turdament! Pinball Tournament March 4

turdament2017Buffalo Pinball is thrilled to announce “The Turdament,” a match play pinball tournament featuring some of your favorite pinball machines, including:

  • Avaturd
  • Avengers
  • Big Buck Hunturd
  • Breakshot
  • Fireball Classic
  • Gilligans Island
  • Goldeneye
  • Hook
  • Independence Day
  • NASCAR
  • Rollercoasturd Tycoon
  • South Park
  • Wrestlemania
    …and many more!

When: Saturday, March 4, 2017
Registration: 11 a.m. Tournament Start: Noon

Where: Pocketeer Billiards and Bar, 2444 Clinton Street, Buffalo, NY

Two Skill Divisions:

  • A Division: Four hours of 4-player match play. Top 10 advance to playoffs, top 2 get a bye to finals. (40 players max.). Playoffs and finals are 3 games with 4, 2, 1, 0 scoring. Trophies for top three finishers, cash payouts to top three (minimum). Open to all players.
  • B Division: Two hours of 4-player match play, no playoffs unless there’s a tie (20 players max.) Trophy for the top finisher, cash payout to top three (minimum). Players ranked 4,000 or better in the IFPA are not eligible for B division.

To Register: Send $15 for A division or $5 for B Division via PayPal to
buffalopinball@gmail.com. No refunds on preregistrations after Feb. 15.

Update 2/9/17: Just Added!

Domino’s Pinball on “Bro, do you even pinball?” live 8/20 @ 7 Eastern!

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We’re headed to Domino’s World Resource Center in Ann Arbor, MI on Saturday, August 20 to show off some of the first gameplay on Spooky Pinball’s new “Domino’s Spectacular Pinball Adventure” pinball machine! Adam Gacek from Domino’s will battle the bro crew on the game, we’ll get a pizza baking demonstration from one of the head trainers at Domino’s and more!

Join us and watch live at 7 Eastern at http://www.twitch.tv/buffalopinball

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

Save the Date: PAPA Circuit coming to Buffalo August 12-14

UPDATE: Registration is now open! Visit our Buffalo Pinball Summer Open sub-site to register or for tournament details, schedule, travel/hotel/attraction information and more!

 

The results are in and the PAPA Circuit is coming to Buffalo for the first time ever. More details on the tournament will be coming in the weeks and months ahead, but for now be sure to save the date:

Buffalo Pinball Summer Open
August 12-14, 2016
Pocketeer Billiards and Sports Bar, 2444 Clinton St., Buffalo

Thanks to everyone who voted to help bring the circuit to Buffalo!

Ed Robertson of the Barenaked Ladies on “Bro, do you even pinball?”

edrobertsonOn a special date and time – Monday, Feb. 22 at 8:30 p.m. Eastern – special guest Ed Robertson of the Barenaked Ladies will head to Buffalo to battle the Bro Crew! We’re gonna find out if he even pinballs.

Follow our channel at http://www.twitch.tv/buffalopinball and turn on “Notify me when the broadcaster goes live” to get a message when we start the broadcast. See you in the chat!

Update 2/23/16: Here’s the replay if you missed it live!