Here's a list of the upcoming pinball events in the Bay Area area.

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  • Second Saturdays at Magic JuJu Boathouse @ Private Location -- See link for details
    Dan Fontes is opening up his wonderful collection of 40+ vintage electro-mechanical machines all of which are on free-play for his monthly pinball party. This is a very casual event. Suggested donation of $5 to help upkeep of the machines. See link for details and location.
  • Jan-04-2017 - Apr-26-2017: Solano Pinball League
    These are dates for Season 9. We have three seasons per year. League night every other Wednesday, with essentially a four-game high score tournament. All members play the same four games and record their scores. Lowest score gets 1 point, on up to top score getting X points (with X = to number ... , Vacaville, CA,
  • Jan-11-2017 - May-13-2017: San Francisco Pinball Department
    We meet 10 times and play 5 machines in 4-player groups + playoffs. Players drop their 2 lowest round scores. Guests are welcome up to 4 times/season. , San Francisco, CA,
  • Feb-06-2017 - Apr-24-2017: Belles & Chimes Oakland
    Women-only pinball league. Ten meeting season, with a player's best five performances counting towards final standings. Format at each meeting is 5 rounds of four-player group match play with 5-3-2-1 scoring. , Oakland, CA,
  • Mar-20-2017 - May-08-2017: Alamo Pinball Mondays League
    Each night will have a different format and your best two nights of the three will count towards making the playoffs. Formats are still TBD but one night will be ladders, another will be strikes and another will be match play. Playoff format likely PAPA style match play. 2550 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA,
  • Apr-01-2017 - May-07-2017: April 2017 Stern Army San Francisco
    six game best game and PAPA style playoffs 3159 16th Street, San Francisco, CA,
  • Apr-01-2017 - May-07-2017: Oakland Pinball Warriors
    ** Event is for April 2017, submitting as 2018 due to missing submission deadline. Please backdate. Thank you!!! ** A selfie league for Oakland! Play pinball at locations around Oakland at your convenience all month long, taking pictures of your best scores on each game. Your scores will be as... 400 15th Street, Oakland, CA,
  • Apr-13-2017 - Jun-24-2017: Capitol Corridor Pinball League
    Regular season plays for 6 weeks with one-try high-score games on 4 machines from different eras. Playoffs are best of 3 head-to-head with byes as needed. , Woodbridge, CA,
  • Apr-26-2017 - Aug-12-2017: Solano Pinball League
    League night every other Wednesday, with essentially a four-game high score tournament. All members play the same four games and record their scores. Lowest score gets 1 point, on up to top score getting X points (with X = to number of players that night) plus a bonus point. Points tracked over a... , Vacaville, CA,
  • May-01-2017 - Jun-04-2017: May 2017 Stern Army San Francisco
    Best game during the month and playoffs format will likely be match play in groups of four. A-Division and B-Divisions. 3159 16th Street, San Francisco, CA,
  • May-01-2017 - Jun-04-2017: Oakland Pinball Warriors
    A selfie league for Oakland! Play pinball at locations around Oakland at your convenience all month long, taking pictures of your best scores on each game. Your scores will be assigned a point value based on how they compare to those of other players, and the total number of points you earn acr... 400 15th Street, Oakland, CA,
  • May-02-2017 Hella Heart Five10 Pinball
    Three strike knockout tournament held on the first Tuesday of every month at Five10 Pizza in downtown Oakland. $5 entry, cash prizes to 1st through 3rd place plus the best novice player. Friendly environment, all skill levels welcome! 400 15th Street, Oakland, CA,
  • May-04-2017 - Aug-10-2017: Bay Area Pinball Association
    12 weeks, drop lowest 2 weeks, group play four player groups, playing four games a night. playoffs may be had, or league will be submitted on totals, to be determined very shortly, (sorry, very new) , San Jose, CA,
  • May-08-2017 - Jun-19-2017: Monterey Flipper Pinball
    10 Nights Per Season. 5 Games Per Night. Best 5 Nights Are Tallied. 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22, 6/5, 6/12, 6/19 , Salinas, CA,
  • May-20-2017 Pin-A-Go-Go
    Qualifying on randomly assigned bank of 6 machines with objective-based Pin-Golf scoring. Each game set to 5 balls, and players record a 6 for not reaching the goal. Tie-breakers during qualifying based on the number of sixes someone gets (fewer is better), then ones (more is better), twos, thr... 655 South 1st Street, Dixon, CA,
  • Jun-01-2017 - Jun-04-2017: June 2017 Stern Army San Francisco
    Best Game qualifying over the month with a PAPA style playoff. 3159 16th Street, San Francisco, CA,
  • Jun-01-2017 - Jul-02-2017: Oakland Pinball Warriors
    A selfie league for Oakland! Play pinball at locations around Oakland at your convenience all month long, taking pictures of your best scores on each game. Your scores will be assigned a point value based on how they compare to those of other players, and the total number of points you earn acr... 400 15th Street, Oakland, CA,
  • Jun-06-2017 Hella Heart Five10 Pinball
    Three strike knockout tournament held on the first Tuesday of every month at Five10 Pizza in downtown Oakland. $5 entry, cash prizes to 1st through 3rd place plus the best novice player. Friendly environment, all skill levels welcome! 400 15th Street, Oakland, CA,
  • Jun-25-2017 MFP, 2017 Spring Finale
    Group Match Play. PAPA Scoring. - Qualifying. 3 Rounds. 2 Games Per Round. Swiss Pairing Between Rounds. Top 8 Players Advance, Unless Fewer Than 16 Players Enter The Tournament. - Semifinale. Choice Of Game Or Position Goes To Qualifying Seed. 1 Round. 3 Games. Top 4 Players Advance. - Finale. C... 1536 Moffett Street, Salinas, CA,
  • Jul-01-2017 - Aug-06-2017: Oakland Pinball Warriors
    A selfie league for Oakland! Play pinball at locations around Oakland at your convenience all month long, taking pictures of your best scores on each game. Your scores will be assigned a point value based on how they compare to those of other players, and the total number of points you earn acr... 400 15th Street, Oakland, CA,
  • Jul-03-2017 - Sep-11-2017: Monterey Flipper Pinball
    10 Nights per Season Best 5 Nights are Tallied 5 Games are Played per Night, Swiss Group Match Play 7/3, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31, 8/7, 8/14, 8/21, 8/28, 8/11 , Salinas, CA,
  • Jul-06-2017 - Sep-16-2017: Capitol Corridor Pinball League
    Regular season plays for 6 weeks with one-try high-score games on 4 machines from different eras. Playoffs are best of 3 head-to-head with byes as needed. , Woodbridge, CA,
  • Aug-01-2017 - Sep-03-2017: Oakland Pinball Warriors
    A selfie league for Oakland! Play pinball at locations around Oakland at your convenience all month long, taking pictures of your best scores on each game. Your scores will be assigned a point value based on how they compare to those of other players, and the total number of points you earn acr... 400 15th Street, Oakland, CA,
  • Sep-01-2017 - Oct-01-2017: Oakland Pinball Warriors
    A selfie league for Oakland! Play pinball at locations around Oakland at your convenience all month long, taking pictures of your best scores on each game. Your scores will be assigned a point value based on how they compare to those of other players, and the total number of points you earn acr... 400 15th Street, Oakland, CA,
  • Sep-17-2017 MFP
    Monterey Flipper Pinball, 2017 Summer Finale Doors @ 11am / Start @ 1pm Come One, Come All - this Tournament is Open to the Public! World Pinball Player Ranking Points will be awarded - if you aren\'t already, you\'ll be World Ranked by playing with us. Entry Fee is $25. Otherwise, just show ... , Salinas, CA,
  • Sep-25-2017 - Dec-04-2017: Monterey Flipper Pinball
    10 Nights per Season Best 5 Nights are Tallied 5 Games are Played per Night, Swiss Group Match Play 9/25, 10/2, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20, 11/27, 12/4 , Salinas, CA,
  • Oct-01-2017 - Nov-05-2017: Oakland Pinball Warriors
    A selfie league for Oakland! Play pinball at locations around Oakland at your convenience all month long, taking pictures of your best scores on each game. Your scores will be assigned a point value based on how they compare to those of other players, and the total number of points you earn acr... 400 15th Street, Oakland, CA,
  • Oct-05-2017 - Dec-16-2017: Capitol Corridor Pinball League
    Regular season plays for 6 weeks with one-try high-score games on 4 machines from different eras. Playoffs are best of 3 head-to-head with byes as needed. , Woodbridge, CA,
  • Nov-01-2017 - Dec-03-2017: Oakland Pinball Warriors
    A selfie league for Oakland! Play pinball at locations around Oakland at your convenience all month long, taking pictures of your best scores on each game. Your scores will be assigned a point value based on how they compare to those of other players, and the total number of points you earn acr... 400 15th Street, Oakland, CA,
  • Dec-10-2017 MFP
    Monterey Flipper Pinball, 2017 Fall Finale Doors @ 11am / Start @ 1pm Come One, Come All - this Tournament is Open to the Public! World Pinball Player Ranking Points will be awarded - if you aren\'t already, you\'ll be World Ranked by playing with us. Entry Fee is $25. Otherwise, just show up... , Salinas, CA,
  • East Bay Pinball League @ Phoenix Games
    The East Bay Pinball League is based out of Phoenix Games in Concord and meets most Thursdays at 8pm during a regular season. All players and skill levels are encouraged to attend. $1 per league night or $10 for the whole season. http://www.eastbaypinball.org/ for details.
  • SFPD: San Francisco Pinball Department @ Free Gold Watch
    The Fall 2014 season is happening at Free Gold Watch on certain Wednesdays at 7:30pm. Starts July 31. See http://www.sfpins.org/ for details and full schedule.
  • Capitol Corridor Pinball League @ Various locations
    CCPL meets in Folsom on alternate Tuesdays. Players of all skill levels are encouraged to attend. Visit powertothepinball.com for league information, schedules and fees.
  • Belles & Chimes Women's Pinball Club @ Five10 Pizza
    Belles & Chimes is a women's pinball league in Oakland meeting at Rico's Hi-Life Pizza Pub on first Mondays at 7:30pm and third Sundays at 4:30pm. Spring 2014 dates are: Jan 6, Jan 19, Feb 3, Feb 16, Mar 3, Mar 16, Apr 7, Apr 20, May 5 and May 25. Finals TBD. See http://bellesandchimespinball.com/ for details.
  • Solano Pinball League @ Various Locations
    The Solano Pinball League meets on Wednesday nights, at various locations around Vacaville and Fairfield.
  • Gentleperson's Pinball Society @ Five10 Pizza
    A friendly, low-stress pinball league with a specific focus on novice and beginning players. Meets on Wednesday evenings in downtown Oakland.
  • Monterey Flipper Pinball @ Various Locations
    Monterey Flipper Pinball encourages all levels of Pinball Players to play in our League. MFP provides an opportunity for both Youth and Adults to regularly play in competitive Pinball League and Tournament Play.
  • Bay Area Pinball Association @ Various Locations
    Two seasons per year, meets on Thursdays. Locations vary, but most meetings are held in the South Bay.