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Vancouver FlipOut Pinball Expo Sep 7-9, 2018 - Official Thread


By FlipperFreak

1 year ago



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    #1 1 year ago

    Don’t miss Vancouver FlipOut Pinball Expo 2018 Sep 7-9, 2018! At our new location “The Roundhouse” 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver, BC. (Early qualifying starts Sep 6 @ 4pm)

    Pre-order your discount weekend passes now! Only $50! Available online for a limited time only. Also, FlipOut (Main Tourney) $30. Don't miss out. Register before it's too late! 240 Player Cap.

    http://www.vancouverflipout.com

    PINBALL EXPO:
    100+ Games on Free Play, Pinball Machines (1950's to present), Arcade Games, Vendors, Industry Speakers, and a variety of Free Tournaments for ALL SKILL LEVELS & AGES! Trophy's, Prizes & Bragging rights included.

    Friday, Sep 7: 10am-11:45pm
    Saturday, Sep 8: 10am-11:45pm
    Sunday, Sep 9: 10am-6pm

    Weekend passes are good for the entire duration of the show including early & late access. Individual day passes are good for the day purchased during regular show operating hours, either Friday, Saturday or Sunday.

    FLIPOUT, Jurassic Classics, Women's Coup-de-Grace, Knockout & Junior Jam Tourney: $10,000 in prizes, in the form of cash, trophies, plaques, and pinball memorabilia to be awarded across all tournaments!

    Vancouver Flip-Out (Main Tournament)
    Main Tournament, Limited Best-Game Qualifying. IFPA Ranked.
    $30 to Enter, 15 tickets. Maximum three rebuys, of 5 tickets for $10 each.
    12 or more machines, best 7 scores count

    Open Division: Top 24 qualifiers, $1000 guaranteed to winner.
    Novice Division: Top 16 qualifiers, IFPA Rank Restriction at 3500, $150 guaranteed to winner.
    Qualifying Thursday through Saturday, finals on Sunday.
    IFPA-Sanctioned Tournament, with 100% tourney grading.

    Jurassic Classics
    Classics Tournament, PAPA-Style Qualifying in sets of 4 games. IFPA Ranked.
    $10 per Entry. One entry is four games. Unlimited retries.
    Open Division: Top 24 qualifiers, $500 guaranteed to winner.
    Novice Division: Top 16 qualifiers, IFPA Rank Restriction at 3500, $150 guaranteed to winner.
    Qualifying Thursday through Saturday 6pm, finals Saturday 7pm.
    IFPA-Sanctioned Tournament, with 100% tourney grading.

    Women's Coup-de-Grace
    Women's Tournament, 4-Strike Knockout.
    $10 Entry. Saturday 2pm.
    $100 and plaque guaranteed to winner.
    Plaques and cash prizes for top 4. Additional prizes if more than 20 players.

    Knockout Tournament
    3-Strike Knockout tournament for players who are not ranked in IFPA top 1500
    $5 Entry. Sunday 1pm.
    $100 and plaque guaranteed for the winner.
    (Note: Players in VFO Open Division Final 16 or Novice Final 4 not eligible)

    Junior Jam
    Match Play, 4 Rounds
    $1 Entry. Sunday 11am.
    Top 4 qualify for one 4-player-game final.
    Plaques for Top 4.

    ADDITIONAL INFO:
    Special rates are available for hotel guests via our website. Use discount code VFO.
    We’ll have food trucks on site, beer tent & live entertainment.

    Pinball machines & related items will be for sale at the event.
    If you are interested in donating a machine, becoming a sponsor or volunteer.....
    Please contact tommy@vancouverflipout.com
    Follow us on Facebook
    http://www.facebook.com/VancouverFlipout

    #2 1 year ago

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    #3 1 year ago

    Awesome!! The place looks huge!! Cant wait!

    #4 1 year ago

    Nice upgrade!

    #5 1 year ago

    Way to go Tommy ... Going to have a Houdini in show?
    Thanks for the tremendous effort to get me mine!

    #6 1 year ago

    This looks awesome!!!

    #7 1 year ago

    I hope to make it this year

    #8 1 year ago
    Quoted from transprtr4u:

    Way to go Tommy ... Going to have a Houdini in show?
    Thanks for the tremendous effort to get me mine!

    Yes! Houdini will be at the show along with AP staff

    #9 1 year ago

    AP staff ... Cool ... Bring them Yegpin as well!

    #10 1 year ago

    looks awesome! fingers crossed i can find time to bring the family. love the kid/ladies tourneys!

    #11 1 year ago

    I am pleased to inform you your tournament, Vancouver FlipOut, has qualified to be included on the 2018 Stern Pro Circuit.

    The Stern Pro Circuit (SPC), presented by the Replay Foundation and the IFPA is a series of 20 high-level pinball tournaments held throughout each year, starting with the 2018 season. We will be tracking the WPPR performance by players in these events, with the top 40 qualifiers being invited to the Stern Pro Circuit Final held in Chicago, IL.

    Doug Polka
    Director of Competition
    Professional and Amateur Pinball Association
    Replay Foundation

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    #12 1 year ago

    We are extremely pleased to announce our first guest at VFO 2018 - Christopher Franchi. Known for his beautiful "popping" pinball artwork on such Stern titles as Batman 66 & Guardians of the Galaxy.

    Get your tix now at a reduced price for a limited time. www.vancouverflipout.com

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    #13 1 year ago

    Booked!

    Looking forward to the new venue and another awesome show.

    #14 1 year ago
    Quoted from Fytr:

    Booked!
    Looking forward to the new venue and another awesome show.

    ...Well, it looks like it might just be me and you this year Tommy!

    #15 1 year ago

    Guess who booked their hotel room.

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    #16 1 year ago
    Quoted from frolic:

    Guess who booked their hotel room.

    Fantastic Frolic!

    #17 1 year ago

    Booked for three! Might put in a trip to Spa Resort as well. Need to transfer some machines!

    #18 1 year ago
    The man, the myth, the legend!

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    #19 1 year ago

    Now we really can kick the party off.

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    #20 1 year ago

    I think VFO should commit to a full seminar for Frolic on sticking it to JPOP!

    #22 1 year ago

    It was too good to waste. Its now officially on my wall.

    I spoke with Tommy briefly last week, told him we could make it the official Pinside meetup. But we'll need a LARGE FORMAT POSTER made to put up there . And a table.

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    #23 1 year ago

    The new venue looks amazing Tommy. I'll be there...looking forward to it.

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    #24 1 year ago

    American Pinball game designer Joe Balcer confirmed for Vancouver FlipOut! In addition to Houdini Pinball, Joe has designed numerous titles for other manufacturers such as Wizard of Oz, The Hobbit, Simpsons Pinball Party, South Park, Star Wars Trilogy, Starship Troopers, Apollo 13 and many more. We're thrilled to have him speak at our event.

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    #25 1 year ago

    Registration open www.VANCOUVERFLIPOUT.com

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    #27 1 year ago

    Look what the cat dragged in.

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    #28 1 year ago

    We hope to see everyone next weekend at our sister event Yegpin! Edmonton Pinball & Arcade Expo - May 4-6

    www.YEGPIN.com

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    #29 1 year ago

    Dirty Donny returns to Vancouver Flipout! Sep 7-9. Get your tix now! www.VancouverFlipOut.com

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    #32 1 year ago

    Another bump in the road - wait, brick in the wall???

    #33 1 year ago

    Thank you for the reminder; tickets ordered!

    #34 1 year ago

    104 days until Vancouver FlipOut!

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    #35 1 year ago

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    #36 1 year ago

    Win a brand new Iron Maiden Pro Pinball Machine at Vancouver FlipOut Pinball Expo Register now! www.vancouverflipout.com

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    #37 1 year ago

    I look forward to congratulating the lucky winner!

    #38 1 year ago

    how do we enter if already registered long ago? I think this is an amazing gesture Tommy/Stern, cheers to all involved.

    #39 1 year ago
    Quoted from wcbrandes:

    how do we enter if already registered long ago? I think this is an amazing gesture Tommy/Stern, cheers to all involved.

    You're automatically entered when you pay for a ticket and attend Vancouver FlipOut. Additional tickets can be purchased at $20 CDN right up until the draw on Sunday!

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    #40 1 year ago

    We're pleases to announce both Mike Kalinowski (Homepin) & Jack Guarnieri (Jersey Jack Pinball) will be returning to Vancouver FlipOut Pinball Expo! Hotels are selling out quick! Get your reduced tix now at www.VancouverFlipOut.com

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    #41 1 year ago

    Attend Vancouver FlipOut Pinball Expo Sep 7-9 and you're automatically entered in a draw to win a new Iron Maiden Pro Pinball Machine. Register now at discount pricing for a limited time www.VancouverFlipOut.com

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    #42 1 year ago

    We are booked Tommy,get Suzanne ready for the misses

    #43 1 year ago

    What if you donate a bunch of games and are a really cool guy and you and your whole family get in for free, do you still get entered into the imdn draw?

    #44 1 year ago

    Stoked. Still looking for a place to stay Anyone got some pro tips?

    #45 1 year ago
    Quoted from extraballingtmc:

    What if you donate a bunch of games and are a really cool guy and you and your whole family get in for free, do you still get entered into the imdn draw?

    Yes...if you donate games you'll receive a weekend pass and be entered in the Iron Maiden pinball draw!

    #46 1 year ago
    Quoted from puck:

    Stoked. Still looking for a place to stay Anyone got some pro tips?

    There’s always room at Nitro!

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    #47 1 year ago

    Just a heads up.... Chris Frolic will be hosting a Pinside Meet & Greet at Vancouver FlipOut on Saturday Sep 8 in the Theatre Room. Exact time to be announced shortly.

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    #48 1 year ago

    It'll be huge, but I'll be ready. Here is a real actual photo* of the last Pinside meetup I hosted. Line forms to the right. Who would like to touch me?

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    * I wish .

    #49 1 year ago

    And we're done. All I've got to do now is show up.

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