The 2016 Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show will take place June 3-5, 2016 at the Tacoma Convention Center in Washington State! The show will feature over 400 pinball and arcade machines from the 1950s to today, tournaments, world record high score attempts, vendors, seminars, guest speakers, raffles and prizes. The show draws over 4,000 collectors, players and fans of classic coin-op games. This year we are also expanding our activities with even more board games, trading card games, console games, RPGs and a Magic tournament. We will also have an expanded vendor area with many new vendors!
- Friday, June 3rd, 12pm-11:30pm
- Saturday, June 4th, 10am-11:30pm
- Sunday, June 5th, 9am-3pm
We are just starting the planning for the 2016 show, but confirmed details already include::
- Over 400 pinball and arcade games on free play, with many rare and unique games!
- Huge PAPA Circuit Pinball Tournament for IFPA World Pinball Player Ranking points with large cash prizes.
- Rookie, women's, kid's and classic's pinball tournaments.
- Magic the Gathering tournament
- Tabletop board and trading card games and tournaments
- Amazing Guest speakers.
- Tech seminars! Learn about the inner workings of pinball and arcade games and how to repair them!
- Kid's Zone! A large area of family friendly and kid-oriented games that will provide fun, history, teaching opportunities and kid's tournaments.
- Awards ceremony! The NW Pinball and Arcade Show is a non-profit event, part of the money raised from ticket sales goes to college scholarships for students planning on majoring in fields related to game design. The final day of the show we have a ceremony to award the scholarship, as well as trophies to tournament winners and things like best restoration and best in show for the games people volunteered.
- World Record High Score Attempts from top arcade and pinball players from around the United States!
- Vendors, artists and cool merchandise!
- Raffles and prizes, including at least one full-sized pinball or arcade game awarded to one randomly drawn attendee every day of the show!
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