DIARY 2009


2009

Bavarian Pinball Open
December 12th 2009
, "Spielodrom" 91052 Erlangen-Büchenbach, Am Hafen 7A, Germany. €8 entry fee. Qualification starts at midday.

WPPR points available

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The Festive Pinball Gathering
December 12th & 13th 2009
Special When Lit, Unit 6, Loyal Trade Business Park, Stephenson Road, Salisbury, SP2 7NS, UK.

WPPR points available

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Stockholm Open
December 11th - 13th 2009
, Flippergubben, Kronobergsgatan 19, Stockholm, Sweden.

WPPR points available

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Swedish National Championship
November 27th - 29th 2009
, Pinballseye, Katrinedalsgatan 13B, Borås, Sweden.

WPPR points available

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Pinfest
November 20th - 22nd 2009, Merchants Square, 1901 S. 12th Street, Allentown, PA 18103, USA.

WPPR points available

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Shorty's 11th Annual Pinball Tournament
November 14th & 15th 2009,
2222A Second Ave., Seattle, WA, USA. 98121. Doors open at 11am, registration noon, tournament starts at 1pm.

WPPR points available

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Chicagoland Show
November 13th - 15th 2009,
The Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St. on RT. 64, (North Ave.), St Charles, IL 60174, USA.
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Torneo Madrileño de Pinballs
November 7th - 8th 2009,
Camino de las Hormigueras, Madrid, Spain.

WPPR points available

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Irish Pinball Open
November 6th - 8th 2009,
Heighway Pinball, Adare, County Limerick.
Show report available

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8th Polish Pinball Championships
October 23rd & 24th 2009,
Centralny Dom Qultury ul. Burakowska 12 01-066 Warszawa, Poland. Practice on Friday 23rd, tournament on Saturday 24th.Grand prize of a pinball machine for the winner.

WPPR points available

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Canadian Pinball Championship
October 23rd - 25th 2009,
The Playdium Store, 70 Ronson Drive, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. M9W 1B6. Over $ 10,000.00 in prizes. First prize is a brand new Stern pinball plus $1,000 cash. Second prize is $1,000 cash.
Show report available

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6th Pinballs Night
October 17th - 18th 2009,
Gold Crown Pool Centre, 1117 Budapest, Budafoki Str., 111-113, Hungary. 24-hour non-stop pinball including the first Hungarian Pinball Championship

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25th Annual Pinball Expo
October 14th - 18th 2009,
Westin Chicago North Shore, Wheeling, Illinois 60090, USA.
Show report available

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Pinball Circus
October 10th & 11th 2009,
SS Billiards, 732 11th Avenue South, Hopkins, MN 55343, USA.
Show report available
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White Rose Gameroom Show (aka The York Show)
October 9th & 10th 2009, York Fairgrounds, Carlisle Ave., York, Pennsylvania, USA. $15 adults, $5 children per day. 2 day passes available by pre-registration for $25 / $8.
Show report available

 

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Dutch Pinball Open
October 3rd & 4th 2009,
Het Patronaat, Zeelst, near Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

WPPR points available

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Pacific Pinball Expo
October 2nd - 4th 2009,
Marin Civic Center Exhibition Hall, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael, California 94903, USA.
Show report available

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Kansas City Pinball & Arcade Show
September 25th - 27th 2009,
Heritage Hall, 117 W. Kansas St, Liberty, MO 64068, USA. Raffle prizes of a Williams World Cup and a The Pit video game.

WPPR points available

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Welsh Classic Pinball Open
September 20th 2009,
Ochran Mill, Llanover, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 9HU, Wales. First group of players begin at 10:30 but a later group is available for those travelling. Tournament entry is £5, spectators £2, child spectators are free.
Show report available

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Borås Pinball Open
September 18th & 19th 2009

Pinballseye, Katrinedalsgatan 13B, Borås, Sweden. Maximum 56 competitors, includes classics and mini tournaments.
Entry: 250SEK (includes t-shirt).

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Torneo Español de Pinball (Spanish Pinball Tournament)
September 5th & 6th 2009

Arnedo (La Rioja), Spain.
Show report available

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Michigan Classic Pinball Tournament
August 30th 2009

Crazy Carl's Movie House, 1340 S. Commerce Rd., Walled Lake, MI 48390, USA. Open & Kids divisions. $15 registration fee (veterans & recently unemployed free), $3 for 2 entries.

WPPR points available

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Slabtown Showdown
August 22nd 2009

Slabtown, 1033 NW 16th Ave Portland, OR 97209, USA. Qualifying Friday 3pm-midnight & Saturday midday-midnight. $3 per entry or $10 for 4 entries. Grand prize a pinball machine.

 

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Niagara Falls Pinball Gameroom Show
August 21st - 23rd 2009

Summit Park Mall, 6929 Williams Road, Niagara Falls, NY 14304, USA.

WPPR points available

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PAPA 12
August 13th - 16th 2009

Scott Township, Pennsylvania, USA.

WPPR points available

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I Torneo de Pinballs Sant Jordi
August 1st & 2nd 2009
, Plaza Monteros, 2 - Sant Jordi, Mallorca (Islas Baleares), Spain.

WPPR points available

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IFPA 6 Pinball World Championship
July 31 - August 2nd 2009,
Pinballers Anonymous, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, UK.
Show report available
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UK Pinball Show 2009 including the European Pinball Championship
July 24th - 26th 2009,
Tetleys Stand, Franklin's Gardens, Northampton Saints Rugby Ground, Weedon Road, Northampton, NN5 5BG, UK. Country Competition, Kids and Classic tournaments as well as the EPC.
Show report available

WPPR points available

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Pinballmasters Open Lidköping 09
July 16th 2009
, Sockerbruket (Klubblokal), Lidköping, Sweden.

WPPR points available
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California Extreme 2009
July 11th & 12th 2009
, Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, 5101 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, California 95054, USA.
WPPR points available
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10th Pinball Frunz
June 27th 2009
, Anzola dell'Emilia, Nr Bologna, Italy.
Outdoor pinball played through the night and into the morning.

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Pin Maine-ia 2009
June 26th - 28th 2009
, 80 New County Rd, Saco, ME 04072, USA.  Friday 2pm-midnight, Saturday 10am-midnight, Sunday 10am-5pm. 3 tournaments. $40.00 entry covers all 3 days and includes commemorative t-shirt

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Michigan Open Pinball Tournament
June 20th 2009
, Marvins Marvelous Mechanical Museum, 31005 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48334, USA.
WPPR points available
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NW Pinball & Gameroom Show
June 12th - 14th 2009
, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98109, USA.
WPPR points available
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Dutch Pinball Masters
June 6th & 7th 2009, DPO Clubhouse, Nieuweweg 73, 6744 PL Ederveen, The Netherlands. Maximum 64 players. Qualifying: Saturday 11am-6pm, elimination rounds: Sunday 11am to 5pm.
Show report available

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Torneo Italiano Flipper 2009
June 1st & 2nd 2009, Cesano Maderno, Milan, Italy. Maximum 50 players. Practice on June 1st, tournament takes place the following day.
Show report available


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St. Gallen Pinball Room Grand Pinball Tournament
May 30th 2009, Open from 2pm, registration 2:30pm, tournament begins 3pm.  Maximum 60 players.  15CHF or €10 entry fee.

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Funspot Classic Pinball & Video Game Tournament
May 28th - 31st 2009,
Funspot Family Entertainment Center in Weirs Beach, New Hampshire 03247, USA.

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Pinballers Anonymous Monster Meet
May 23rd - 25th 2009, Pinballers Anonymous, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, UK. £5 entry per day, £10 for all three days. Featuring the UK Pinball Cup tournament and UK Pinball League finals.
Show report available

WPPR points available

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Shorty's Powderpuff Tournament
May 17th 2009,
2222A Second Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121, USA. The famous tournament just for the ladies in inimitable Shorty's style.

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Australian Pinball Expo
May 16th & 17th 2009,
Petersham Town Hall, Crystal St., Petersham, Sydney, NSW, Australia 01366.
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Pin-A-Go-Go
May 15th - 17th 2009,
Dixon Fairgrounds, 655 South First Street, Dixon, California 95620, USA.
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May Day Tournament
May 2nd & 3rd 2009,
SS Billiards, 732 11th Avenue South, Hopkins, MN 55343, USA.
Show report available 
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Pinball Wizards Convention (Allentown Show)
May 1st - 3rd 2009,
Allentown Fairgrounds AgriPlex, 302 North 17th Street, Allentown, PA 18104, USA.

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18th Rock 'n Broc Years
April 24th - 26th 2009,
Parc des Expositions, Vierzon, France. €3.50 entrance.
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German Pinball Association & Flippermeisterschaft 2009
April 25th - 26th 2009,
Saubachtalhalle Wilsdruff Nossenerstr. 01723 Wilsdruff, Germany.
Show report available

WPPR points available

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Rocky Mountain Pinball Showdown
April 24th - 26th 2009,
Jefferson County Fairgrounds - Auditoriums 2 & 3, 15200 W. 6th Ave., Golden, CO 80401, USA.
Adults $15 per day or $30 for all three days.
Show report available
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Italian Pinball Championship
April 18th 2009, Rovigo Bowling Club, Viale Della Cooperazione, 45100 Rovigo, Italy. Practice from 9:30am, tournament begins at 3pm.  Free play and free entry with donations box.

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10th Pinball At The 'Zoo
April 17th & 18th 2009, Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds, 2900 Lake Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA. Open, kids and classic tournaments. Adults - $7 per day, kids (5-13) - $3.50, kids 4 and under - free.
Show report available

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Pinball Circus
April 4th & 5th 2009,
SS Billiards, 732 11th Avenue South, Hopkins, MN 55343, USA.
Show report available
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2nd Campeonato de Pinballs Ciudad de Silla
April 4th & 5th 2009,
C/ San Roque, 70 - Bajo, Silla/Sitja, Valencia, Spain.
WPPR points available
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Chicagoland Show
April 3rd - 5th 2009,
The Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St. on RT. 64, (North Ave.), St Charles, IL 60174, USA.
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3rd Flip-Expo
March 28th & 29th 2009,
Salle des Fêtes Louis Aragon, Mers-Les-Bains, France. 9am-8:30pm Saturday, 9am-6pm Sunday. Entry €2.


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6th Annual Fairfax Pinball Open
March 27th - 29th 2009,
John's Place Restaurant, 11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA.

WPPR points available

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Midwest Gaming Classic
March 21st & 22nd 2009,
Olympia Resort & Conference Center, 1350 Royale Mile Rd Oconomowoc, WI 53066, USA.

WPPR points available

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5th Annual Ohio Pinball & Gameroom Festival
March 20th & 21st 2009,
Emidio Expo Center, 48 E. Bath Road, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44223, USA. Friday: 1pm - 10pm, Saturday: 8am - 9pm. Daily admission $12 adults, $5 children.

WPPR points available


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Texas Pinball Festival
March 13th - 15th 2009,
Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center, Grapevine, Texas 76051, USA.
Show report available

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Amusement Showcase International
March 11th - 13th 2009,
North Hall, Lower level, N1 & N2, Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA.

WPPR points available

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First Annual Georgetown Invitational Pinball Tournament
February 22nd 2009,
Jules Maes Saloon, 5919 Airport Way S., Georgetown, Seattle, WA 98108, USA. Played at three nearby locations, $10 entry.

 

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Collector Fantasies
February 7th & 8th 2009,
Nekkerhallen, Mechelen, Belgium.

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Cupids & Canines Casino Night
February 7th 2009,
PAPA Headquarters, Scott Township, Pennsylvania, USA. Features pinball play from 11am, continuing through the night and a matchplay tournament at 8pm.

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Balacs Pinball Party 2009
February 6th & 7th 2009, Färgaregatan 18, Alingsås, Nr Gothenburg, Sweden. 150SEK entry fee, maximum 64 players.

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Sorgues Pinball Expo 2009
January 31st & February 1st 2009, Salle des Fêtes de Sorgues, Route de Vedene, 84700 Sorgues, France. 10am-7pm Saturday, 10am-5pm Sunday.
Show report available

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ATEI
January 27th - 29th 2009, Earl's Court Exhibition Centre, Warwick Road, Earl's Court, London, UK. Register online for free tickets.
Show report available

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IMA
January 13th - 16th 2009, Hall 8 Messegelände Düsseldorf, Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, Messeplatz, 40474 Düsseldorf
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