Fairfax Pinball Open 9

PAPA’s pinball neighbors to the south are gearing up for a big event this weekend. Here’s the press-release straight from Jeff at the FSPA.

The Free State Pinball Association is happy to announce that the Fairfax Pinball Open will be the first regional WPPR-rated tournament of the year. The FPO9 will take place February 24-26, 2012, weather permitting.

In addition to several tournaments throughout the weekend, we are also having an UNOFFICIAL AC/DC LAUNCH PARTY to celebrate the newest STERN release from Steve Ritchie.

3 days of PINBALL!  Come on out and play!  Pinball Wizards, Casual Players and Total Newbies are welcome.  Earn WPPR points towards your World Pinball Player Ranking. Play the newest STERN game: AC/DC !  Practice for the upcoming Pinburgh Tournament.
John’s Place Restaurant & Bar
11104 Lee Hwy
Fairfax, VA 22030
map:  http://g.co/maps/s4quc

Timeline (see website for detailed schedule):
All Weekend: UNOFFICIAL AC/DC LAUNCH PARTY (AC/DC Tourney) & Side/Mini Tournaments

2/24/2012 – Friday: Team Tournament, Qualifying for Sunday’s Main Tourney
2/25/2012 – Saturday: Classics Tournament, Qualifying for Sunday’s Main Tourney
2/26/2012 – Sunday: Main Tournament

See http://www.virginiapinball.org/ for full schedule, details, rules, etc.


Past TV Coverage:

Probable list of games on location – not all will used for tournaments; some will be available to play/practice throughout the weekend (game list subject to change):

1979    Harlem Globetrotters
1980    Skateball
1981    Volcano
1981    Flash Gordon
1981    Black Hole
1982    Baby Pac-Man
1985    Cyclopes
1989    Black Knight 2000
1991    Terminator 2
1992    The Getaway: High Speed 2
1992    The Addams Family
1992    Fish Tales
1992    Creature from the Black Lagoon
1993    Star Trek: The Next Generation
1993    Twilight Zone
1994    The Shadow
1995    Jack*Bot
1995    WHO?dunnit
1998    Monster Bash
2005    Sopranos
2011    The Rolling Stones
2011    Transformers (pro)
2012    AC/DC

One comment

  1. Rob Wintler-Cox
    February 21, 2012 at 12:24 pm

    The extra games have already started showing up. Come by early for some practice!

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