Announcement: Western Australia set to have its very own Pinball Festival

Hi folks!

We’d like to share some exciting news with you all…


Western Australia is set to have its very own Pinball Festival 😊

With Western Australia starting to ease restrictions from tomorrow, we thought what better time to announce plans for a pinball festival...
 

Monster Bash...Classic Edition

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How game board components work

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First up: Reset!

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World Championship of eSports 2020



Hi all Gamers World Wide,

I hope you are all well, and ready to game in the World Championship of eSports for 2020. This will be bigger and better than ever. Further details are below.



Competition:
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UPDATE: ALL IFPA EVENTS SUSPENDED until further notice - IFPA Statement COVID-19

For all tournament directors and event organisers, IFPA have just made a general post about this on the IFPA website:

https://www.ifpapinball.com/ifpa-sta...ding-covid-19/

Thanks,
Dan

IFPA Statement Regarding COVID-19


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