SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17TH – ALL DAY EVENT
– 10AM to 10PM –
THE STARCADE AT SHOWBOAT HOTEL AC
$25 Pinball Wizards Contest – $15 Arcade Open Play
to benefit The Arc of Atlantic County
BAMPAM 2018 will be held on Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at The Starcade in Showboat Hotel AC. Join us for this awesome all day event where you can compete for prizes or just enjoy playing some of the coolest pinball and arcade machines in town. The Starcade is a family friendly environment and this will be a family friendly event, with portions of the proceeds to benefit The Arc of Atlantic County recreation programs. Brings your friends and family for a day of fun.
Level Up Entertainment presents
BAMPAM 2018 includes:
- Pinball Wizard Contest from 10AM to 1PM – Play against fellow pinball wizards for high scores, bragging rights, prizes and trophies in this first of it’s kind competition at The Starcade. PLEASE NOTE: We are looking for serious players who want to compete! Entry to the contest is $25. Official rules to follow. The contest will be managed by tournament software and official score keepers. This is a Best Game format that will determine the Top 8 Players who will compete for the title of BAMPAM PINBALL WIZARD 2018.
Best Game Format OVERVIEW: There are currently 22 pinball games, called ARENAS, in the contest. The total number of arenas used for the contest will be determined by the number of players. The more challengers, the more arenas in play. Each challenger will play each arena one or more times and their best game is ranked against the best game of all opponents. The total number of challengers will determine how many times a player can play an arena and how many of those results counts towards the player’s point total.
- Arcade Open Play from 1PM to 10PM Sponsored by Fulton Bank of New Jersey – Try to beat the Wizard’s scores and set your own on The Starcade’s incredible collection of machines including pinballs, retro arcade, pools tables, air hockey, shuffle board and more! You can play all day for just $15. A portion of sales from the open play will benefit The Arc of Atlantic County. There will be music and surprises along with your chance to be seen on the BAMPAM CAM! Players and sponsors are needed. Bring your team to compete! Be a part of this fun-filled fundraising event.
Brian Emenheiser, BAMPAM Organizer and Fervent Pinball Fan, stopped by to see the crew at Level Up Entertainment who are not only sponsors for this year's event, they will also be competing. AND they will not only be competing, they have thrown down the...read more
WOW! What a cool collection of machines manufactured by Stern Pinball and available for play at The Starcade. Many of these machines are the latest creations from a classic company including AC/DC. Can you master these machines? Players are needed for the...read more
Special thanks to Level Up Entertainment for their presenting sponsor support! We are thrilled that such a cool place would be the first BAMPAM Presenting Sponsor. The store is located on the second level of the Hamilton Mall near the Sears and Spencers....read more
Here it is! One of the all-time classic machines! Paragon, Bally's first wide body game with four flippers released in June 1979. This game is in fine condition with colorful graphics and an impressive back glass. Many players work to trap the ball on the...read more
FunHouse, by William's Electronics, is a creepy cool game that features a talking doll head located near the upper-right corner of the playfield. The head, named Rudy, responds in real time to events in the game, including informing the player of special...read more
Stern Pinball's The Walking Dead game features everything fans would want in a flesh-eating pinball world. Players fight to survive the zombie apocalypse alongside series icon, Sheriff Rick Grimes, by battling zombies and completing various game missions....read more