Author Archives: Jim Swain

NEPL Season 15 starts next week!

Season 15 of NEPL is here. The season starts for us next Monday May 15th. We start at 7:30 PM sharp. Please try to come 1/2 hour early to sign up for the season. The season lasts for 8 weeks and finals will be at the end of August. If you can’t make the first week or two no problem. Join us as soon as you can. Only have to make 5 of the 8 weeks to qualify for finals. The cost for the season is $30 for league entry dues plus the suggested $10 weekly donation. All games on freeplay as usual. All money from the $30 dues goes into equal prize money and trophies for all 4 skill divisions plus the New In Box Stern Pinball Machine raffle at the end of the year. You get on entry for each of the 3 seasons you play for the year.

See everyone next week.

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Congrats to our first winner Keith Merril, in or series of weekly knockout tournaments. We were amazed with 49 players signing up. 3 strike event took about 3 hours which is impressive for the number of players. If the number of players continues like this we will change the format to 2 strikes to keep the time down for a weeknight event. Thanks to everyone who came and tiltcycle for the great prizes and trophies. 

Final results:

1,Keith Merril 2,Tim Sexton,19611 3,Jonathan Selavka 3,James Creelman 5,David Tkacs 5,James Swain Jr.,17144 5,Vin Tanves 5,Dylan Sheak 5,Jake Reyes 5,Scott Wilson,12886 11,Emily May 11,Andrew Stevens,39883 11,Tony Fusco 11,Michael Capone 11,Mark Carvey,19036 11,Mark Filipelli,29088 11,Ted Trautman 11,Andy Vacco 19,Matt Boschert,24068 19,Jim O’Brien 19,Brendan O’Dowd 19,Erik Swedlund 19,wayne savage,42685 19,Rick Eriksen 25,Anthony Fusco 25,Andy Obelnicki 25,Michael Pinardi 25,Lorrie Schaller,37187 25,Dave Schaller,37190 25,Tom Coltart,27077 25,Bill Galligan 25,Davey Plaisted,9976 33,Nick Vicari 33,Rick Sinkiewicz 33,Summer McGee 33,Ashton Capone 33,Eric Kosopsoy 33,Chris Point 33,Steve Longchamps 33,Glenn Mcgee 41,Jim Poliner 41,Dan Kane 41,CJ Doyen 41,Mathew Ramey 41,Nancy Lennert 41,Billy DellaCamera 41,Holly Daniwski,34545 41,Rob Ferullo 41,Dean Lennert

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Voting for 2017-18 PAPA Circuit is open.

With The Final Battle already included in the PAPA circuit this year we added the Pintastic tournament to the circuit voting list. If you would like another circuit event in the northeast please click on the link below and vote. At Pintastic we run a format like the PAPA world championships used until this year. Here is an opportunity to put that format back into the circuit.

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IFPA State Championship this weekend!

This weekend is the 2016 IFPA State Championship for the top 16 players in the state.  This tournament will kick off at Noon Saturday.  We welcome spectators but during the tournament the games will be dedicated to the players.  We will be streaming and would love to have a volunteer to commentate on the stream until one of the tournament players is available for commentating as well.

The bracket can be seen and followed at:

The stream can be watched at

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NEPL league starts tomorrow night 1/9!

Tomorrow night kicks off the first season of the New England Pinball League. We start at 7:30 Doors are at 6:30 Please be here early for the first week to sign up. If you are planning to attend and are running late tomorrow just call/text me and let me know you are on your way.

League dues are 30$ same as before with the usual suggested 10$ entry donation each for use of the facility. Same 8 week play with 2 lowest scores or missed weeks dropped. Some rules have changed in the format a little for this season and also the finals location will be here at The Sanctum this season. The last big change is we have upgraded the pinball machine raffle at the end of the year. Everyone still gets one entry into the raffle for each season played and at the end of the year we will draw a winner for a brand new in box Stern pro machine. Winners choice of any pro model currently on the line by Stern!

See everyone tomorrow.


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Pingolf Finals/Christmas Party next Monday 12/19!

Next week we will start the Pingolf league finals for the top 16. Standings are here:

Jim Swain Matt Boschert Nicolas Wayne Savage Davey Plaisted Bob Kane Holly Danowski Tom Coltart Chris Nosiglia Mark Fillipelli Andy Obelnicki Dave Tkacs Ron Houde Emily May Ted Trautman Bruce Kabel

If you are in the top 16 and can’t make it please let me know.

This will also be our Christmas party so everyone feel free to bring your favorite holiday snacks or beverages. See everyone there!

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