DIARY 2011



2011

New Year Robot Bash
December 30th 2011
Broadstone, nr Poole, Dorset, UK.  Entry £5, includes food & drinks.  Practice from 11am, tournament starts 1:30pm.


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Xmas Pinball
December 11th 2011
Cesano Maderno, Milan, Italy.  Split flipper tournament held on 5 dot-matrix games with all money going to charity.

 

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Christmas Cracker Pinball
December 11th 2011
Wheatsheaf Inn, Thurcaston, LE7 7JN, UK.
Show report available


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Second Pinball Basement Party
December 10th & 11th 2011
Sulkowskiego 6, Myslowice, Poland.
Doors open 11am, tournament begins at 1pm.  Entry 25zl.


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Washington Heights Pinball Open
December 3rd & 4th 2011
839 W.181st St (at Cabrini Blvd), New York City, NY 10033, USA. Qualifying on Saturday, play-offs on Sunday. $5 entry


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Scottish Open Championships
December 3rd & 4th 2011
Dunblane, nr Stirling, Scotland, FK15 9ED, UK.
Tournament on Saturday, casual play on Sunday.


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Festive Pinball Gathering
December 3rd & 4th 2011
Special When Lit, Unit 6 Loyal Trade Business Park, Stephenson Road, Salisbury, SP2 7NS, UK.



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Printimus Polish Pinball Party
November 19th & 20th 2011
Club Spółdzielnia CDQ ul. Burakowska 12 Warszawa.
This event includes two tournaments: 10th Polish Pinball Championships and a second which celebrates Steve Kordek's 100th birthday. Two pinball machines as the grand prize.


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Irish Pinball Open
November 18th - 20th 2011
Heighway Pinball, Adare, County Limerick, Ireland. Classics tournament on Friday, Open on Saturday.  Entry costs €10/£10.
Show report available


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Southern Pinball Festival
November 18th - 20th 2011
Maitland Civic Center, Orlando, Florida 32751, USA.
$15 per day of $30 for all 3 days.


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Chicagoland Show
November 11th - 13th 2011
The Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St. on RT. 64, (North Ave.), St Charles, IL 60174, USA.


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Arcade Expo
November 11th & 12th 2011
Houston Northwest Crowne Plaza, 12801 Northwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77040, USA.  Over 200 pinball, video and console games on free play.  $20 a day or $30 for both days.


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Shorty's 14th Annual Pinball Tournament
November 5th & 6th 2011 (note rescheduled dates)
Shorty's, 2222 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121, USA.
Qualification round on Saturday, finals on Sunday.


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Dutch Pinball Open
November 5th & 6th 2011
Le Patapouf, Kolkmanstraat 1-3, Gouda, The Netherlands.
Show report available


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Replay 2
November 5th & 6th 2011
Norbreck Castle, Queen's Promenade, Blackpool, FY2 9AA, UK.
Featuring the Northern Lights Pinball Gathering.
Show report available


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Pinball Expo
October 19th - 23rd 2011
Westin Chicago North Shore, Wheeling, Illinois 60090, USA.
Show report available


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Nights of Pinball 2011
October 15th & 16th 2011
Budafoki út 111-113, Budapest, Hungary.

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Pinball Circus
October 15th & 16th 2011
SS Billiards, 732 11th Avenue South, Hopkins, MN 55343, USA.

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Rome Pinball Tournament
October 12th & 13th 2011
Rome, Italy.  European debut of Transformers game.
Show report available

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White Rose Gameroom Show
October 7th & 8th 2011
York Fairgrounds, Carlisle Ave., York, Pennsylvania, USA. $15 adults, $5 children (6-12) per day. Children under 6 free.

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Ch'tis Pinball N°3
October 2nd 2011
Planet Bowling, Rue du Grand But, 59160 Lomme, France.

Show report available

WPPR points available

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Pinball Restore Cup
October 2nd 2011
Cesano Maderno, Milan, Italy.

WPPR points available

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Atlanta Pinball Swap Meet
October 1st 2011
470 Thunder Road, Buford, GA 30515, USA.
10am - 4pm. Free for sellers and buyers, registration requested.

 

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Bourgogne Game Show
September 24th & 25th 2011
Parc des Expositions, Pouilly en Auxois, France. 
Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 10am-4pm.  Entry €3, free for under 12s.

WPPR points available

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Pacific Pinball Exposition
September 23rd - 25th 2011
Marin Civic Center Exhibition Hall, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael, California 94903, USA.

Show report available

WPPR points available

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39th Anniversary Party
September 20th 2011
SS Billiards, 732 11th Avenue South, Hopkins, MN 55343, USA.
Show report available

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Welsh Pinball Classic
September 17th & 18th 2011
Ochran Mill, Llanover, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 9HU, Wales.  Practice on Saturday 17th, tournament on Sunday 18th.
WPPR points available

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Pinball Basement Party – Farewell to summer
September 17th 2011
Myslowice ul. Sułkowskiego 6, Poland.
WPPR points available

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Borås Pinball Open
September 16th - 18th 2011
Göteborgsvägen 10, Borås, Sweden. 
Various additional side tournaments and 50-60 non-tournament pinball machines and arcade games also available to play.
WPPR points available



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Extraball Pinball Museum 5th Birthday Party
September 10th 2011
Deutsches Flippermuseum e.V., Hermannstr. 9, 56564 Neuwied, Germany.  Free admission, over 150 games to play.  Open from 2pm until 10pm.


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Danish Championship Pinball Open
September 3rd 2011
Mern Forsamlingshus, Kalvehavevej 14, 4735 Mern, Denmark.
WPPR points available

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11th Torneo Español de Pinball
August 20th & 21st 2011
Polígono Planarresano, Ctra. del Préjano (LR 382), Arnedo (La Rioja), Spain.
WPPR points available

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Bingovit's OpenGameRoomWeekend
August 20th & 21st 2011
Eigenlostraat 29, 9100 Sint-Niklaas, Belgium. Around 20 DMD games and 50 EMs and bingos.  Pre-registration required through the website.


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Game Warp: Arcade, Pinball and Gaming Show
August 12th - 14th 2011
Orlando Hilton, 6001 Destination Parkway Orlando, FL 32819, USA. $15 per day ($12 in advance) or $30 for the weekend ($25).
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UK Pinball Party
August 12th - 14th 2011
Barceló Daventry Hotel, Sedgemoor Way, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 0SG, UK.  Featuring the UK Pinball Open, Team and Classic tournaments plus other competitions.
Show report available
WPPR points available



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PAPA 14
August 11th - 14th 2011
PAPA World Headquarters, 501 Keystone Dr., Scott Township, Carnegie, PA 15106, USA. 
A, B & C divisions, plus the two Classics, Juniors and Seniors divisions with a total prize package of $37,325.

WPPR points available



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PinGolf Open 2011
July 31st 2011
Ochran Mill, Llanover, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 9HU, Wales.  Practice on Friday evening and Saturday, tournament on Sunday 31st.

WPPR points available



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Torneo de Pinball de Sant Jordi
July 30th & 31st 2011
Plaza Monteros,12 - Sant Jordi, Majorca, Spain.

WPPR points available

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Pinball Party Night Valencia
July 23rd 2011
Avda. Alicante (Nau Jove), Silla (Valencia), Spain.

WPPR points available

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Caja de Cristal Pinball Open
July 22nd 2011
Villaviciosa de Odón 28670, Madrid, Spain.

WPPR points available

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International Pinball Wizard Challenge
July 15th - 17th 2011
Pinball Wizard Arcade, 150 Bridge Street, Pelham, NH 03076, USA.  Three individual competitions on '80s, '90s and '00s machines.  Entry $45 in advance, $50 on the day, includes 200 game tokens and T-shirt for early registrants.

WPPR points available



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Gijón Pinball Open
July 9th & 10th 2011
Somio, s/n - Gijón (Asturias), Spain.

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Pinball Frunz
July 9th & 10th 2010
Anzola dell'Emilia, near Bologna, Italy.
The annual all-night open-air pinball party returns for this 12th edition.


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California Extreme
July 9th & 10th 2011
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, 5101 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, California 95054, USA.
Show report available
WPPR points available

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Torneo Italiano Flipper 2011
July 2nd & 3rd 2011
Cesano Maderno, Milan, Italy.
Show report available

WPPR points available

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Pin Maine-ia
June 24th - 26th 2011
25 Hickory Ln. Gorham, ME 04038, USA.
Tournament entry $50 for the weekend, spectators $15.

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Swavesey Pinball Meet
June 24th - 26th 2011
The White Horse, 1 Market Street, Swavesey, Cambridgeshire, CB4 5QG, UK.  Featuring the UK Pinball Cup on Sunday.

Show report available

WPPR points available

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2nd Baden-Wuerttemberg Flipper Championships
June 19th 2011
FlipperHalle Ludwigsburg , Baden Württemberg, Germany. 

WPPR points available

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2nd Annual Pittsburgh Pinball Open
June 17th - 19th 2011
Slovak Club of Parks Township, 1214 Lincoln St, North Vandergrift, PA 15690, USA.
Two divisions plus Classic Tournament and monthly PTS event.


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German Pinball Association Convention 2011
June 4th & 5th 2011
Sporthalle Dabendorf, Jägerstrasse 13, Zossen, Berlin, Germany.  Includes the Deutsche Flippermeisterschaft 2011.

WPPR points available

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NW Pinball Show
June 3rd - 5th 2011
Seattle Center, 305 Harrison Street Seattle, WA 98109, USA. $50 weekend pass ($40 pre-order), $20 for Friday or Saturday, $15 for Sunday.

Show report available


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IFPA 8
May 27th - 29th 2011
Vårgårdaparken, Parkgatan 30, 44731 Vårgårda, Sweden


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BPO Pre-IFPA 2011
May 25th 2011
Göteborgsvägen 10, Borås, Sweden


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Balacs Pinball Party - CANCELLED
May 20th - 22nd 2011
Vårgårdaparken, Parkgatan 30, 44731 Vårgårda, Sweden


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Allentown Pinfest Spring 2011
May 20th - 22nd 2011
Allentown Fairgrounds AgriPlex, 302 North 17th Street, Allentown, PA 18104, USA.


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Pin-A-Go-Go
May 13th & 15th 2011
Dixon Fairgrounds, 655 South First Street, Dixon, CA 95620, USA.  New Pin Golf tournament this year.
Show report available
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3rd Torneo Madrileño de Pinballs
May 7th & 8th 2011
Camino de las Hormigueras, Madrid, Spain.
WPPR points available

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PinBowl
May 6th & 7th 2011
Richfield Bowl, 5340 Richfield Rd., Flint, MI 48506, USA.
Open, Novice, Classic and Kids divisions.
WPPR points available

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May Day Tournament
May 1st 2011
SS Billiards, 732 11th Avenue South, Hopkins, MN 55343, USA.
Famous Dave's food and soda included in entry.
Show report available
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3rd Italian Pinball Championship
April 30th 2011
'Le Torri' Shopping Centre, Rovigo City, Veneto, Italy.

Show report available

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Rocky Mountain Pinball Showdown 2011
April 29th - May 1st 2011
Embassy Suites Denver South, 10250 E Costilla Ave (near I-25 and E. Arapahoe Rd.), Englewood, Colorado 80112, USA.


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Vierzon 2011
April 23rd & 24th 2011
Parc des Expositions, Vierzon, France. €4 entrance per day, €6 for weekend pass.

 


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Fairfax Pinball Open 2011
April 22nd & 23rd 2011
John's Place Restaurant, 11104 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA.


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Dutch Pinball Masters
April 16th & 17th 2011
DPO Clubhouse, Nieuweweg 73, 6744 PL Ederveen, The Netherlands.


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Michigan Pinball Expo
April 14th - 17th 2011
The Oakland Center At Oakland University, 2200 N. Squirrel Road, Rochester, Michigan 48309, USA.  8am-12am each day (8am-5pm Sunday).  Over $10,000 in tournament prizes to be won.



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Pinball At The 'Zoo
April 15th & 16th 2011
Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds, 2900 Lake Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA. Open, kids and classic tournaments and more. Adults - $10 per day, kids (5-13) - $5, kids 4 and under - free.

WPPR points available

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Chicagoland Show
April 8th - 11th 2011
The Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St. on RT. 64, (North Ave.), St Charles, IL 60174, USA.


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Pinball Circus
April 2nd & 3rd 2011
SS Billiards, 732 11th Avenue South, Hopkins, MN 55343, USA.

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7th Annual Ohio Pinball & Gameroom Festival
April 1st & 2nd 2011
Emidio Expo Center, 48 E. Bath Road, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44223, USA. Open Friday: 1pm-11pm, Saturday: 9am-8pm.
Show report available

WPPR points available


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Midwest Gaming Classic
March 26th & 27th 2011
Brookfield, Milwaukee, WI, USA.

WPPR points available

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Texas Pinball Festival
March 25th - 27th 2011
Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center, Grapevine, Texas 76051, USA.
Show report available

WPPR points available

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Pinburgh 2011
March 18th - 20th 2011
PAPA World Headquarters, 501 Keystone Dr., Scott Township, Carnegie, PA 15106, USA.

WPPR points available

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EPC 2011
March 18th - 20th 2011
Salle Serge Reggiani, Avenue des canadiens 76470 Le Tréport, France.
Show report available

WPPR points available

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Enada Primavera
March 16th - 19th 2011
Rimini Expo Centre, Via Emilia, 155 47921 Rimini, Italy.
Featuring the Enada Spring Pinball Tournament on 16th & 17th.
Show report available

WPPR points available

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Salon Professionnel de l'automatique
March 9th & 10th 2011
Espace Charenton, 327 rue de Charenton, 75012 Paris, France.

 

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Louisville Arcade Expo
March 4th - 6th 2011
Holiday Inn Hurstbourne/I-64 East, 1325 S. Hurstbourne Parkway at Interstate I-64, Louisville, Kentucky 40222, USA.
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Amusement Expo
March 1st - 3rd 2011
Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA.

WPPR points available

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Sorgues 2011
February 26th & 27th 2011
Salle des Fêtes de Sorgues, Route de Vedene, 84700 Sorgues, France.

WPPR points available

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European Classics Pinball Championships 2011
February 25th - 27th 2011
Göteborgsvägen 10, Borås, Sweden.  Features a main tournament, country tournament, split tournament and various side tournaments.

WPPR points available

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4th Torneo de Pinball Ciudad de Silla
February 26th & 27th 2011
Avenida de Alicante 61, Silla (Valencia), Spain.

WPPR points available

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Florida Arcade & Pinball Exposition
February 10th - 13th 2011
Dania Jai-Alai Sports Facility, 301 E Dania Beach Blvd, Dania Beach, FL 33004, USA.
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South Coast Slam
February 5th & 6th 2011
The Charmandean, Forest Road, Worthing, West Sussex, BN14 9HS. £10 entry. Featuring the South Coast Slam Competition from Pinball News on Saturday.

Show report available

WPPR points available


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Creek Pinball Tournament
January 29th & 30th 2011
The Creek Arcade, 9061 Miller Road, Swartz Creek, MI 48473, USA.  Four divisions of play.  Qualifying - Saturday: noon-11pm, Sunday 9am-noon.

WPPR points available


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EAG Expo
January 25th - 27th 2011
ExCel London Exhibition Centre, ExCeL London One, Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London, E16 1XL.
BACTA-run alternative to ATEI for amusement products.
Show report available
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IMA
January 18th - 21st 2011
Hall 8 Messegelände Düsseldorf, Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, Messeplatz, 40474 Düsseldorf
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