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.

DEEPROOT PINBALL – Every family needs a Pinball…Every Pinball needs a family.

PLATINUM SPONSORS

NITRO PINBALL –  is proudly based just east of Vancouver, BC. Our company is run by hardcore pinhead’s & enthusiasts that put integrity and customer satisfaction above all else. We provide expert pinball sales & support across Canada and throughout Washington State. With showroom’s and tech staff on both sides of the border, you’ll always get the very best after sale support. We’re authorized distributors of Stern Pinball, American Pinball, Jersey Jack Pinball, Chicago Gaming & Homepin. We’re also proud sponsors of the Northwest Pinball & Gameroom show every June in Tacoma, WA, as well as the founders of Canada’s largest annual IFPA / PAPA pinball tournament – Vancouver FlipOut every September. In addition, we run a monthly league – Flipper Freaks Pinball Club. Yes, we’re living the silverball dream!

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.

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™.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

PinballSTAR AMUSEMENTS – one of the USA’s largest pinball distributors representing more companies under one roof than any pinball distributor in the world !  Jersey Jack Pinball, Chicago Gaming, Spooky Pinball, American Pinball, Homepin, Team Pinball, Multimorphic, and VP Cabs !  We pride ourselves with incredibly responsive service both before and most important AFTER the sale – we do not disappear.  Need to contact us at night or on weekend, yup we respond as quickly as possible.   We treat our customers right before, during and AFTER the sale.  We do not disappear.  We are responsive to emails and phone calls – days, nights, and weekends.  This also means as a larger distributor we buy in large quantities and get large allotments of games early and often – meaning you will usually have your game sooner from us than others.  It’s not uncommon for us to have all our pre-orders filled with one manufacturer, even recent purchases, while others who ordered from smaller distributors wait months longer even though they ordered earlier than my customers… No other pinball distributor represents as many companies as we do – that right there should tell you something… These companies are selective with who they allow to represent them and we have many.  Finally, we support the hobby – we do many shows a year bringing not just 1 or 2 games but sometimes 25-35 games for attendees to enjoy adding value to the cost of your admission, we donate prizes constantly to tournaments around the country, we have parties for game releases, we do charity work donating WOZ pinball machines to children’s hospitals (5 total to date), we are active contributors to the pinball community and don’t just look to only make a sale.  We want a long term relationship and we work very hard to earn that.  You will never be dis-satisfied with your purchase, we won’t allow it ! :  ) Contact Joe Newhart at Sales@PinballSTAR.com or call 570-357-0042.

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

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!

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.

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.

MUSIC CITY PINBALL – We are your destination for all things pinball and arcade. We have new and used pinballs, vintage arcade machines, and multicades, along with a full service and parts department.

FARGO PINBALL – The Fargo Pinball Club is a private membership club and showroom in beautiful Fargo North Dakota. Open to Members: 6am to 1am daily. Showroom by appointment: Monday – Friday. OFFICIAL STERN PINBALL AND JERSEY JACK PINBALL DISTRIBUTOR

RETRO SHOP – Retro Shop was created to offer a space where guests can actually purchase the machines they love to play. With the rise of retro gaming and the surge of new pinball machines being produced, there’s never been a better time to add some flavor to your home game room. We will offer a rotating selection of games available for purchase in varying conditions including brand new machines from Stern Pinball. We are Louisville’s ONLY Authorized Stern Dealer. Whether you’re looking for a ready to go machine or a project to build up from the dead, we should have you covered. If not, we are always on the prowl for machines, so let us know what you want and we’ll do our best to find it. ​Outside of arcade and pinball machines, Retro Shop also has an array of man-cave & bar decor as well as console video games available.

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.

GOLD SPONSORS

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.

AMERICAN AMUSEMENT MACHINE ASSOCIATION – An international non-profit trade organization representing the manufacturers, distributors, and part suppliers of the coin-operated amusement industry.

AMUSEMENT & MUSIC OPERATORS ASSOCIATION – was born January 21, 1948, when 68 jukebox owners from around the country banded together to fight the repeal of the jukebox royalty exemption. The modest beginning, created by a common cause, revealed a fierce passion-shared by many-about their business. Harnessing the collective strength, energy, knowledge and entrepreneurial spirit of a growing number of volunteer members, AMOA quickly established itself as a major force within the trade. More than 64 years later, these same traits are tapped daily to offer an ever-expanding array of programs and services to members and the entire industry.

SUZO HAPP – operates in the global gaming, amusement, vending, industrial, transportation and retail markets by serving entertainment venue operators and original equipment manufacturers. The Company supplies a wide variety of components, consumables and hardware products and provides marketing, engineering, design and technical repair services. The product lines offered by the Company include coin and currency handling equipment, display solutions, control devices, game operation components, environmental products and consumables. The Company’s 500 employees serve more than 20,000 customers worldwide. Suzo-Happ has manufacturing, engineering, distribution and service capabilities in 8 countries globally.

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.

FARSIGHT STUDIOSdevelops 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.

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.

DOUBLE DANGER PINBALL ACCESSORIES – Double Danger Pinball Accessories is a provider of pinball centric apparel and accessories. It’s pinball stuff from pinball players! We can also provide custom packages for pinball tournament  directors.  Including shirts, patches, trophies, stickers, and posters for promotion.

JOHN’S JUKES LTD. – We have many classic mechanical & video games for sale, plus a large library of schematics and manuals for almost any coin operated amusement game and jukebox. Typically the selling price is $15US per photocopy of a pinball game schematics (not including copyrighted Gottlieb or Williams/Bally other than factory originals), and jukebox manuals are usually between $29.95 & $49.95US. We have a large stock of components too, including some obsolete IC’sbackglasses and parts for pinball games and game boards. XY Colour and B&W Monitors, power supplies, controls, cabinet parts-you name it, we either have it or probably know where to get it for you. We service what we sell: (click to jump to these areas) Arcade gamesJukeboxesVideo gamesVideo game boardsPinballsPachinkos and more, with Gottlieb pinball as a personal favourite!

OLD SCHOOL GAMER MAGAZINE – Dedicated to the gamer who enjoys everything from Arcade Games to playing to the gamer reliving his childhood and passing it on to the next generation.

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

REC-BAR – Recbar is the ultimate homegrown bar experience. Two lifelong Louisvillians set out to create a concept that delivers top-notch service in a relaxed atmosphere. Recbar is the perfect choice for catching the game, a relaxing dinner for two or simply a game night with friends. Put it on your calendar. Call the babysitter. Rally the troops.

SILVER LEVEL SPONSORS

BUFFALO PINBALL – Buffalo Pinball celebrates all things pinball in the Greater Buffalo area. Established in 2013, the goal of Buffalo Pinball is to bring together all levels of pinball aficionados, from the casual player, to the collector, to those crazy enough to drive hours away to compete in tournaments.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.