DIARY 2005


Hershey GameRoom Expo
December 9th - 11th 2005,
Hersheypark Arena, Hershey, PA.
Over 100 booths of new and vintage coin-op stuff for sale plus larger free play pinball area in this new location.
South Florida Arcade & Pinball Expo
December 3rd & 4th 2005,
Central Campus, Broward Community College, 3501 SW Davie Road, Davie, FL., USA
Free admission. Open Saturday 10am-11pm, Sunday 12pm-5pm.
Oak Harbor Pinball Show
December 3rd 2005,
Pizza Factory, Oak Harbor, WA, 98277, USA
Free admission if you bring an unopened toy for the Toys For Tots bin, otherwise $5.00

Swedish Pinball Championships
November 25th - 27th 2005, Royal Institute of Technology, KTH in Stockholm, Sweden.

Pinball Expo
November 17th - 20th 2005, Wyndham O'Hare, 6810 N.Mannheim Road, Rosemont, Illinois, USA. New location.

UK Pinball Show
November 12th & 13th 2005,
Aston Villa Football Club, Villa Park, Birmingham, B6 6HE, UK. Saturday 11am - 6pm, Sunday 10am - 4pm, £5 admission per day.

Shorty's 8th Annual Pinball Tournament
November 12th 2005,
Shorty's, 2222A Second Avenue, Seattle, Washington, USA. Registration from noon, competition starts at 2pm, ages 21 and over.

Pinball, Arcade, and Console Gaming Event
November 5th 2005,
Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St., Denton, TX 76201, USA.
Texas Pinball Festival
October 28th - 30th 2005, Irving
, Texas, USA.

Jukebox Madness
October 22nd & 23rd 2005,
Kempton Park Racecourse, Sunbury on Thames, Surrey, UK

White Rose Gameroom Show
October 7th & 8th 2005, York, Pennsylvania, USA.

Pinball Circus
October 1st 2005,
SS Billiards, 732 11th Avenue South, Hopkins, Minnesota, USA. 55343. Noon to midnight, tournament at 8pm, $10 entrance.

Heartland Pinball & Arcade Supershow
September 24th 2005,
Williamson County Pavilion, Marion, Illinois , USA.

AMOA International Expo
September 14th - 16th 2005,
North Hall N3&4, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Jukebox & Collector Show
September 10th & 11th 2005.
Grenslandhallen, Hasselt, Belgium.
10am - 6pm each day, €6 entry.

August 11th - 14th 2005,
Scott Township, Pennsylvania, USA.
$33,000 total prizes with $10,000 to the World Pinball Champion.

California Extreme
August 6th & 7th 2005,
Parkside Hall, San Jose, California, USA.

P3 Tournament
July 16th 2005,
Pinball Parlour, Earlington, PA, USA.
Tournament:10am - 7pm, then free play until 10pm

TCFPA Mid-Year Tournaments
July 16th 2005,
SS Billiards, 732 11th Avenue South, Hopkins, Minnesota, USA. 55343.

Pinball Frunz - Tilt! Party
July 9th 2005,

Bologna, Italy.
The famous open air overnight pinball event from Federico Croci. From 9pm until dawn.

Terry's Pinball Tournament
June 18th 2005
SS Billiards, 732 11th Avenue South, Hopkins, Minnesota, USA. 55343. $10 registration fee. Practice from midday, tournament starts 6pm.

German Pinball Championship
June 4th 2005
Espelkamp Community Centre, nr Bielefeld, Germany.

Norwegian Pinball Convention
May 28th & 29th 2005
Norwegian National Museum of Decorative Art, Trondheim, Norway.
National & international tournaments plus a talk by Doug Watson.

European Pinball Championship
May 21st & 22nd 2005
Silverstone, Zwanenburg nr Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Austrian Pinball Champion Race
May 21st 2005
Prater, Vienna, Austria. Register for the 10th APCR on the website.

Game on! Fighting Cancer - 2nd Annual
May 21st 2005
K&K Amusement Classic Arcade, Gobles, Michigan, USA.
Pinball, Video Games, Air Hockey, Pool, Darts, Slot Cars, RC Car track outside, Dunk Tank, Moon Walk, Food and Booths, DJ and Band(s). All proceeds to the American Cancer Society.

May 13th - 15th 2005
Dixon Fairgrounds, South First Street, Dixon, California. USA. $5 for Friday and Sunday, $10 for Saturday.

14th Rock n Brock Years
April 30th & May 1st 2005
Parc des Expositions, Vierzon, France. €3 entance, 12 and under free.

Pinball Extravaganza 05
April 30th & May 1st 2005
Winter Gardens, Fort Crescent, Margate, Kent, UK.

Pinball Wizards Convention
April 29th, 30th & May 1st 2005
Allentown Fairgrounds AgriPlex, 17th & Chew Streets, Allentown, PA 18104. USA. Adults $15, Children (6-12) $6.
Mayday Tournament
April 28th - May 1st 2005
SS Billiards, 732 11th Avenue South, Hopkins, Minnesota, USA. 55343. $10,000 in prizes, cash and events.
Rocky Mountain Pinball Showdown
April 22nd - 24th 2005
Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Auditoriums Two & Three,
15200 W. 6th Ave, Golden, CO 80401. USA
Collector Fantasies
April 23rd & 24th 2005
Nekkerhallen, Mechelen, Belgium.
Jukebox Show (formerly the Copthorne Show)
April 16th & 17th 2005
Brighton Racecourse, Brighton, UK.
10am - 5pm both days. Early bird tickets available.
Pinball At The `Zoo
April 15th & 16th 2005
Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA.

Pinball Circus
April 2nd 2005,
SS Billiards, 732 11th Avenue South, Hopkins, Minnesota, USA. 55343. Noon to midnight, tournament at 8pm, $10 entrance.

Stockholm Open Internationel Pinball Tournament
April 1st & 2nd 2005, Royal Institute of Technology, KTH in Stockholm.

Sörkka Pinball Open 2005
March 26th 2005, Helsinki, Finland.

Fairfax Pinball Open
March 20th 2005, John's Place Restaurant, Hilltop Shopping Center, 11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA, 22031, USA
Music Mania incorporating Jukebox Madness
March 19th & 20th 2005, Hall 18, NEC, Birmingham, UK.
10am - 6pm Saturday, 10am - 4pm Sunday, £4 entry each day.
Hungarian Pinball Tournament
March 12th & 13th 2005, Hotel Panda Congress room, Budapest, Hungary. €15 entry fee. First prize is a Cyclone pinball machine.
Pre-registration required for entry.
  Ohio Pinball & Gameroom Festival
March 4th - 5th 2005, Thomastown Party Center, 1280 Triplett Blvd, Akron, Ohio, USA. Adults - $10, Children 6-12 years - $5, Kids 5 and under free.
  Amusement Showcase International
March 3rd - 5th 2005, Hyatt Regency, Downtown Chicago, Illinois, USA.
TCFPA Tournament
February 12th 2005,
SS Billiards, 732 11th Avenue South, Hopkins, Minnesota, USA. 55343

January 25th - 27th 2005, Earl's Court Exhibition Centre, Warwick Road, Earl's Court, London, UK. Register online for free tickets.

January 19th - 22nd 2005, N
ürnberg Exhibition Centre, Langwasser, Nürnberg, Germany.


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