Quoted from pins4life33:
Curious on why YEGPIN - Edmonton Pinball and Arcade Expo doesn’t show up on there at all?
Maybe if you called it YEGIN on the IFPA calendar I would have found it
I just updated the spreadsheet with a bunch of events.
Stream of the final 4!
The intros were dope but I think next time we get practice out of the way so we can go straight from the hype into the finals! The event was a huge success but we are already making notes and discussing how we can improve it.
Quoted from bigehrl:
levi- same venue?
That's the plan. Bigger ballroom (over 2X the size) downstairs next to the restaurant/bar. Hate to lose the killer view but we need a bigger room. And load in will be much easier without fucking around with elevators. Throwing out obnoxious drunks will also be simpler this way .
Or maybe it won't even happen. This shit is a lot of work. Official announcement one way or the other within a month or so hopefully. Working on some stuff now to make this happen.
Hoping its on Levi!- count me in to become an honorary beefeater to help load machines etc!
Appreciate the support guys. And yes games (as we will need an additional 15 or so this year) are a big concern. We will be reaching out to enthusiasts we know an manufacturers for more help this time around.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 22, 2019
Contact: Levi Nayman - firstname.lastname@example.org
Bigger and Better NYC Pinball Championships Return in 2019
Upgrades Include Larger Venue, More Competitors, Free Play Bank for Spectators
(New York, NY) - Never Beef Productions is proud to announce that the New York City Pinball Championships 2019 will take place on May 17-19 at the Skyline Hotel in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan, building upon the success of last year’s inaugural event by doubling in size and adding numerous upgrades and attractions. NYCPC 2019, which will take place in the Skyline’s Grand Ballroom, will feature a free play bank for spectators, competitors, and all fans of the silver ball.
The tournaments will include International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA)-sanctioned Open, Classics, and the inaugural Dahlia Rowan Memorial Women’s NYC Championship, as well as a B-Division contest for players ranked outside of the top 500 by the IFPA. The B-Division will feature cash payouts in 2019.
Registration for the tournament opens on Saturday, January 26 at 10 am EST, at Eventbrite. In addition, a limited amount of discounted hotel rooms will be available through the Skyline Hotel. Visit www.nycpinballchamps.com for links. Day passes will be available at a later date for those who want to watch the tournament and play pinball, rather than compete in the tournaments.
NYCPC 2019 will also feature improved production and a live musical performance by legendary New York City pinball pro and rapper Sean “The Storm” Grant. Players will compete for a wide range of cash and prizes on diverse banks of pinball machines provided by some of the area’s top retailers, operators, distributors, private collectors, and pinball machine manufacturers. Never Beef Productions was founded in 2018 and consists of competitive pinball players Paul Caras, Levi Nayman, Tim Sexton, and Austin Smith to produce NYCPC as well as other pinball-related projects. “Our vision of bringing world-class competitive pinball back to NYC for the first time since the 1990s was realized last year, and we can’t wait to see this event grow into something even more spectacular,” said Levi Nayman of Never Beef Productions. “This year will see the number of players double in size, a larger venue, a large free play bank, live music, and awesome production values that once again raise the bar for pinball tournaments. Competitive pinball continues to grow and we are thrilled to be a part of pushing this fantastic sport forward!” Last year’s New York City Pinball Champion was Bowen Kerins, currently ranked 7th in the World Pinball Player Rankings.
What: New York City Pinball Championships
Where: Skyline Hotel – 725 10th Ave. @ 49th St., New York, New York.
When: May 17-19, 2019.
How: Tickets for sale January 26 at 10 am EST. Visit www.nycpinballchamps.com for details.
Why does it say this on the website: "Sales for this event haven't started yet! Sales start on Jan 26 at 9:00 AM"
Tickets reserved. I’ll be back this year to improve on my 3rd place finish in B! Watch out “A” Division!!
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