Thank you to everyone on this forum who reached out to give me feedback / help with this idea… It’s a go!!
Full event details and registration info here : https://www.facebook.com/events/182596592400523/
Pride weekend in NYC : The Mean Queen Pinball Tournament is an IFPA ranked fundraising event to benefit Ali Forney Center, one of the nation’s leading organizations serving at-risk LGBTQ youth.
**Pre-Register with inquiry to mraisler @ Gmail - we are nearing capacity! **
Suggested donation entry fee : $15 pre-registration, $20 at the door, all entries are “pay within your means”.
100% of suggested donation entry fees will be directed to Ali Forney Center. Fabulous trophies for top 4 and raffle prizes (tickets sold separately).
This is an LGBT minded event but open all our straight friends, everyone is welcome! This is about supporting the youth and having a good time. Beginner friendly atmosphere, but we are working to make it a great time for pinheads too!
In the spirit of Pride, we’re asking all competitors to keep the action friendly and supportive - be cool, please respect your fellow players and our host bar. Come chase these killer disco ball trophies! Match Play format with a seeded final.
Special thank you to our Trophy Sponsors :
Julian Cyr , Massachusetts State Senator
Leon Setton , LCSW http://www.leonsetton.com
Caleb Hammons , Maestro of Downtown https://www.bam.org/galas-and-parties/2018/everybooty
Also to Jon Ehrlich & Jackbar for hosting, www.matchplay.com , and all the folks in the NYC pinball scene who have been helping to organize this with their feedback and support!