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2016 Edmonton Pinball and Arcade Expo (YEGPIN)

Discussion in 'Upcoming Events' started by Derek Thomson, Jan 9, 2016.

  1. Derek Thomson

    Derek Thomson New Member

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    Be sure to keep your calendars open May 6th, 7th, and 8th! There is a major pinball event happening in Edmonton, Alberta. Die Hard Pinball is proud to announce the 1st ever Pinball and Arcade Expo held in Edmonton, Alberta.

    http://www.yegpin.com is now live!

    Check it out the website for full details and pre-order your full weekend passes for extra rewards!!!!

    SHOW TIMES:
    Friday, May 6th 2015: 5pm-Midnight
    Saturday, May 7th 2015: 10am-Midnight (Midnight – 2:00am - after party for pre-orders)
    Sunday, May 8th 2015: 10am-5pm

    Individual day passes are good for one day during listed show operating hours, either Friday, Saturday or Sunday.
    Weekend passes are good for the entire duration of the show during listed show operating hours.

    PRE-ORDERS:
    Benefits include:

    - Receive Six (6) free tickets into our IFPA backed Western Canadian Pinball Championship pinball tournament.
    - Receive Four (4) free tickets into our IFPA backed Die Hard Pinball Classics pinball tournament.
    - ‘Limited Edition’ VIP show badge and lanyard.
    - Access to VIP after-party on Saturday night.

    WHAT TO EXPECT:
    - Two game rooms, space to fill more than 100 pinball machines, classic video games set up on free play for everyone to enjoy the entire weekend.
    - Showcase the best pinball and arcade collections in the city and be able to provide you with three fun-filled days of playing pinball machines and arcade games.
    - Hosting two IFPA (International Flipper Pinball Association) backed pinball tournaments which you will receive WPPR (World Pinball Player Rankings). This will be a great, friendly competition that is open to novice and advanced players alike and offer trophies and prize monies to the winners and to the grand prize winner his or her own pinball machine!!!
    - A designated licensed facility to hang out and enjoy the show.
    - Games rooms will be open till midnight on Friday and Saturday.
    - For our guests who volunteer, contribute game(s), or advance purchase a weekend pass will be invited to a VIP party where music will be played and can play on the machines till 2:00 AM on Saturday.
    - There will also be special rates set up for hotel guests that want to come visit from out of town.
    - Awards presented to the best pinball and arcade machines in various classes.
    - There will be a number of machines for sale at the event.
    - A silent auction to bid on a variety of pinball, arcade and gaming items.
    - Shirts and other merchandise on sale.
    - Hopefully a few vendors who will showcase their goods.

    This is going to be an awesome experience you are not going to want to miss. We are hoping people from all over Western Canada make the trip to experience this awesome event.

    If you are interested in donating a machine for the event please fill out the form located on:

    http://www.yegpin.com/exhibitors/

    If you are interested in vendor space please email:

    [email protected]

    If you are interested in being a volunteer at the event please email:

    [email protected]

    Check us out at Facebook

     
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  2. REVOLUTION

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    This is AWESOME news! You guys out west totally needed a show.. glad it's finally happening. :) I'd like to donate a prize pack on behalf of Pinball Revolution. Get me an address to mail it to :)
     
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  3. Derek Thomson

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    Yes, we are very excited hopefully we have some major support in all of Western Canada for the event. I have PM'd our information to you... Thanks for all the support :)
     
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    All the very best with your event!
     
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  5. Derek Thomson

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    Getting some great support so far from the pinball community thanks to all of those whom have embraced this event looking forward to delivering a great show.
     
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    Here is our event poster...

    2016 YEGPIN Event Poster_Low Res.png
     
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