On Friday September 10th Jim & Diane ventured to Pittsburgh for the 2004 World Pinball Championships


The tournament was held in a newly refurbished, 30,000 square foot building.

There were almost 200 pinball machines.

Three world class players compete in one of the qualifying rounds in Division A


Some of the many machines used for recreational play.


Hi-tech computer score keeping


Just five days after the tournament disaster struck Carnegie.

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Remarkably less than a year later PAPA8 was held in the same facility.

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