Tag Archives: Tournaments

Monthly Three-Strikes Tournaments at GameOn LAN!

In celebration of pinball now at GameOn LAN, Buffalo Pinball will be hosting monthly three-strikes tournaments the last Monday of every month. Here’s the details:

  • All skill levels welcome!
  • Location: GameOn LAN, 3660 Delaware Ave, Kenmore, NY 14217
  • Starts at 7:30 p.m. and should be done no later than 10:30 p.m. (that’s for the final players remaining).
  • Format will be a three-strikes tournament. Groups of four will be assigned a random game each round, with the players finishing in 3rd and 4th place each receiving a strike. Once a player receives three strikes, they are eliminated from the tournament.
  • Limited to 32 players. Sign up in person the day of the event.
  • Top three players will be paid out if the field is 30 or less players. If it’s 30+ players, top five will be paid out.
  • Cost is $10 for players ranked better than 5,000 in the IFPA standings or $5 for all other players.
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Buffalo Pinball Summer Open ’17 – A PAPA Circuit Event

A PAPA Circuit Major!

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

We’re bringing the PAPA Circuit back to Buffalo! At the Buffalo Pinball Summer Open ’17, 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.

This year’s event has been designated as a major, offering additional circuit points to players. The tournaments are open to all people of all skill levels.

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 http://www.buffalopinball.com/papacircuit

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.

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.

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!

Register for the 2016 Buffalo Pinball Open – SOLD OUT!

Registration is now open for the fourth annual Buffalo Pinball Open! Here’s the details:

Saturday, April 30
Doors open at noon, tournament play begins promptly at 1 p.m.
Limited to 26 players

Format: 4.5 hours of match play with playoffs for the top 6. WPPR points will be awarded.

Cost: $20
(80% goes to payout and trophies, 20% goes to machine maintenance costs. No refunds after April 1.)

To register: SOLD OUT!