Sponsors

The IFPA wishes to thank our sponsors for all they have contributed to our cause. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact the IFPA at ifpapinball@gmail.com.

DIAMOND SPONSORS

STERN PINBALL – Designs and manufactures arcade-quality pinball games.  It is the only maker of arcade-quality pinball games in the world and is located just outside Chicago, Illinois. Through the first decade of the new millennium, SPI has continued to carry the pinball banner and promote the game throughout the world.  The company has released many popular games, including Pirates of the Caribbean, Indiana Jones, Shrek, Batman, Spiderman, the Simpsons Pinball Party and many more. Its games continue to be enjoyed by both pinball enthusiasts and casual players around the world.

PLATINUM SPONSORS

BETSON – the leading coin operated distributor of amusement and vending equipment, coin operated parts, and service in the United States. With over 75 years of experience and leadership in the coin-operated industry, we will help you make informed decisions that are best for your business.

RAW THRILLS – Raw Thrills, Inc. was founded in 2001 to develop the finest arcade video game entertainment. The studio is led by veteran game designer Eugene Jarvis, whose credits include classic titles such as Defender™, Robotron:2084™, and the Cruis’n™ series of adventure driving games. From its debut driving hit, The Fast and the Furious™, to its recent release Halo: Fireteam Raven™, Raw Thrills strives to bring the player the ultimate arcade experience, while delivering consistent reliability and value.

PLANETARY PINBALL – Manufactures, sells, and distributes replacement pinball spare parts under license of Williams Electronic Games, Inc (WEG), and have warehouse and production facilities in the San Jose area.

BAY AREA AMUSEMENTS – Provides pinball parts and some services to pinball collectors worldwide. We are primarily a web store with a high focus on making the process or finding and purchasing as simple and quick as possible.

ZEN STUDIOS – global producer and digital publisher of interactive entertainment software for all leading game platforms including Microsoft Xbox 360®, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, Nintendo DS™, Nintendo 3DS™, Wii™, App®Store and Android Marketplace™.

PLAYER ONE AMUSEMENT GROUP – At the heart of what we do is selling, distributing, operating and servicing new and used amusement equipment for large commercial enterprises, self-operating businesses and residential locations. With over 27,000 pieces of equipment operating in over 2,900 locations and growing, we’re the one player that can deliver a winning solution for any size business, anywhere in North America.

COLOR DMD DISPLAYS – an LCD display designed to replace the traditional orange dot matrix displays (DMDs) used in pinball machines.  Round dots are drawn to the LCD to emulate the original dots.  Because it’s an LCD, any color dot is possible.  By adding in proprietary algorithms and hardware we are able to create a multicolor display to enhance older games designed originally with only one color.

LITTLE SHOP OF GAMES – Hello….. My name is Lynn, but everyone calls me Curly. I do everything I can to make my pinballs as nice and reliable as possible. LITTLE SHOP OF GAMES PINBALL MACHINE SALES AND PINBALL PARTS DISTRIBUTOR

COMET PINBALL – “The Best for Less” – The products you find here are brought to you by a fellow collector, player, and enthusiast. Our company goal is simply to find ways to bring to fellow Pinheads a superior collection of LED products to enhance their personal games and collections. This creative customizing results in outstanding visual enhancements for gameplay. We are here to provide our customers with the best products, pricing, and customer support. We hope we do our job well and please let us know when we don’t.

COINTAKER – We offer sales and support for the worlds best pinball manufacturers, including Stern, Chicago Gaming, and American Pinball Machines. Also Superbands, Art work, Toppers, Shooter Rods, LEDs, and much more!

OPERATION PINBALL – Operation Pinball is an authorized Stern Pinball and Jersey Jack Pinball dealer located in West Des Moines, IA. Stop by our show room to check out our inventory and take one home today!

PIN STADIUM LIGHTS – Pin Stadium Lights were formed from a simple idea to create a pinball LED lighting solution for our collection- one that did everything on the wishlist when it came to enhancing the experience of an already awesome machine.

CAPTAIN’S AUCTION WAREHOUSE – Captain’s Auction Warehouse is a family owned and operated, local Orange County business, established in 1999. We are proud to be the only Arcade Game & Pinball Machine Auction Warehouse selling Coin Operated and Amusement Games on the West Coast.

SCORBIT – The future of pinball is connected. Introducing the next generation platform for pinball players and pinball machine owners and operators. Scorbit is a new way for pinball scores and other data to be real-time broadcasted to the Internet from pinball machines, ranging from solid state pinball machines to modern era pinball machines.

AMERICAN PINBALL – American Pinball is a company whose sole mission is to provide the highest quality pinball machines in the world that appeal to the collector, the pinball player, as well as the commercial operator.

GREAT AMERICAN PINBALL – At Great American Pinball, we are committed to providing customers with the best new and reconditioned pinball machines in the Chicagoland area.

THE PINBALL COMPANY – The Pinball Company has the best selection of pinball machines in the country. We our proud of our quality products and customer service.

PINSHADES – PinShades performance pinball eyewear was created to enhance your game by eliminating reflections and glare, enabling you to track the ball better and see what your competitors cannot. PinShades are built with several layers to reduce reflection, block UV light, actively reduce bright light sources, increase contrast, and greatly reduces eye-fatigue. PinShades Mark I Sport glasses have a full-metal frame, have non-slip nose pads, have flexible arms to allow for easy placement and removal, are very lightweight for wearing over long periods of play, and have a sporty unisex style. The PinShades product was created by Jokton Strealy, a top 1000 IFPA ranked player, and worn by some of the best players in the world. He created them to enhance his pinball play and they are directly responsible for improving his game. He went through a long process trying different coatings and treatments to the lens layers to find the perfect combination to achieve the best results while still remaining as transparent as possible for dark environments. Find PinShades at your favorite pinball parts supplier or visit PinShades.me online to order.

PINBALL UNIVERSE – Around 60 pinball machines from the manufacturers Stern Pinball and Jersey Jack Pinball (JJP) are available for auditions in the 800 m² large PINBALL UNIVERSE (PU) store in Bünde. The new pinball machines  with current Hollywood themes, TV cult series and rock’n’roll giants are on display in different versions in the showroom and are available from stock. You can also buy good used pinball machines from us.

LEADERBOARD ARCADE – Arcades, Pinballs, Consoles,Tabletop Games, Craft Cocktails, Craft Beer/Soda, Japanese Candy/Soda, Twitch Bar & Gaming Inspired Food. Located in OP/JAX FL

FLIP N OUT PINBALL – Flip N Out Pinball, LLC strives to provide the greatest assortment and quality of pinball machines and pinball-related products. Our goal is to provide customers with honesty, professionalism, and communication. But above all, we are here to provide FUN!

PINBALL EXPO – Pinball Expo is the brain child of Rob Berk who grew up playing pinball. His dream was to recognize his heroes – the pinball designers and artists that created the games he loved. With the help of Bill Kurtz and Mike Pacak, Pinball Expo became a reality taking place in Chicago, the home of pinball. Founded in 1985, Pinball Expo is the longest-running event dedicated to pinball.

GOLD SPONSORS

MARCO SPECIALTIES – Fix and upgrade your pinball machines with parts from Marco Specialties, the world expert in pinball machine parts, supplies and Everything Pinball.

GAME EXCHANGE OF COLORADO – Family owned and operated, Game Exchange of Colorado’s 75,000 s.f. facility makes us the Rocky Mountain region’s largest supplier of home entertainment games & equipment. For more than 25 years, we have been one of the country’s most experienced suppliers for all of your home entertainment needs.

TILT AMUSEMENTS – the #1 resource for pinball enthusiasts and venue managers to browse, buy, troubleshoot and find out more about pinball machines because we’re owned and operated by pinball enthusiasts.

JERSEY JACK PINBALL – Designs and manufactures full featured mechanical action commercial arcade pinball machines. Games that will be played and enjoyed for generations to come. JJP’s passion is to create games that are fun to play and earn money commercially. These games are treasured and appreciated by pinball players of every age and gender all over the world.

AMUSEMENT MACHINE DISTRIBUTORS – Australian importers and distributors of coin operated amusement machines.​​​

ULEK STORE – Unique Laser Engraving and Keepsake, Inc – Pinball mods and arcade parts.

AVS COMPANIES – is a distributor of amusement, gaming and vending equipment based in Elk Grove Village, IL. Founded in Chicago in 1971, AVS has established itself as the preeminent full-service gaming, amusement and vending distributor in the Midwest with offices in Illinois, Minnesota, Texas and Wisconsin. AVS offers a complete range of services to their customers and the manufacturers they represent, from the sale of equipment and parts to comprehensive repair and refurbishing.

PINDIGO – Pindigo is a social score-tracking app for iOS and Android. The app makes it easy to document scores with photos and notes so that you can reference them later or share them online. It also ranks your scores so you can see how you match up against your friends as well as the entire Pindigo community!

SILVER LEVEL SPONSORS

FARSIGHT STUDIOS – develops top products across many platforms for almost two decades. From console strategy games, hardcore sports titles to edutainment products, we have the talent and expertise to tackle just about any project or production you can think of, on just about any platform you desire.

SPOOKY PINBALL – We’re a family owned & operated pinball business, located in the tiny village of Benton, WI. We also put out a free monthly podcast, which is the longest running active pinball podcast ever. This is a hard working and very proud group, and we’re doing our best to make the world of pinball a little bit better.

FLIPPER FIDELITY – Welcome to Flipper Fidelity Pinball Speakers, manufacturer of fine replacement speaker systems for modern day pinball machines. Each system has been engineered to deliver the best overall performance, appearance, and value to the pinball machine owner. These systems will enhance the player’s enjoyment. Adding larger speakers capable of a broader frequency create more energy, more bass. Additionally the co-axial back-box speakers improve clarity. They unlock sounds not heard before, and making the game sound more natural.

GAME ROOM GUYS – Game Room Guys have been providing gaming products and services to both commercial and residential clients nationwide since 2001.

PINBALL ALLEY – It has been our commitment since 1942, to provide the highest quality of new and used amusement games in the industry. Based out of Rochester New York, Pinball Alley specializes in the sale and repair of all things pinball, and arcade style video games. We take great pride in searching for and selecting the finest used pinball machines in the industry.

PLANET NINE PINBALL – We have been repairing pinball machines in Las Vegas, Long Beach, and Los Angeles for 30 years. One rule: It must be repaired correctly and reliably. No jury rigging. Pinball machines break… a lot… so contact us for an appointment. Our service includes most manufacturers: Williams, Gottlieb, Capcom, Bally, Stern and some others from the 1950’s to the present. Pinball machine repair and restoration is all we do and we are experts in our field. We also make house calls! No one else does that.

PINBALL PIRATE – My name is Christopher Kuntz and I specialize in pinball machine repair and sales, but if it goes in an arcade or game room, I can fix it.

MEZEL MODS – Accessories and modifications for your pinball machine. Pimp your pinball machine today with Mezel Mods. Why settle for ordinary pinball?!

BRONZE LEVEL SPONSORS

PINBALL LIFE – Pinball Life has been manufacturing and selling pinball parts since 1999.  We are a small, family run business with no aspirations to become any sort of superstore.

PINBALL SHOPPE – Since 1979, our commitment to provide the highest quality new and used amusement games in the industry. Personal attention to detail and prompt service is our promise to you. Our customers can buy with confidence that they are receiving a quality product at a fair market price. We sell NEW & USED pinball machines, video arcade games, slot machines, air hockey, fooseball, dome hockey, ball bowlers, shuffle boards and anything else for the PERFECT Recreation Room!

TITAN PINBALL -Home of the Titan Competition Silicone Rings.

PIONEER SALES AND SERVICE – We are a wholesale distributor of amusement games, vending machines, ATMs, and jukeboxes serving the state of Wisconsin and the upper of MI since 1962. We provide sales of new and used equipment with parts and service support. We display our inventory in our showroom and do most of the service work on site. We support our state associations like WAMO and WAMC and national associations like AMOA. Although the majority of our business to directed to licensed operating companies or vendors, we do sell to private home customers. We handle the major lines thoughout our industry. We accept visa and mastercard.

JOHN’S JUKES LTD. – In business more than 40 years doing sales and service of coin-operated amusement machines including pinball, jukeboxes, video games, and we also do game circuit board repairs and design upgrades for obsolete parts.