Upcoming Events

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

If you have a pinball event that you'd like included on this page, use the contact form on the about page to give us the info.

  • Gameworks Monthly Tourney @ Gameworks
    The IFPA, Gameworks and the Chicago Pinball League are pleased to announce the start of a new monthly tournament at the Schaumburg Gameworks location. The tournament will take place on the first Tuesday of each month at 7pm, starting on December 6th. Entry fee is $5 plus the cost of games. Tournament format is a best of 3, single elimination head-to-head bracket. Games and seeding will be chosen at random. All cash from entry fees will be paid out to the top 4 finishers each month, with additional prizes like Gameworks game cards and Stern goodies available as well. World Pinball Player Rankings points will also be awarded for all participants. Pre-registration is encouraged so we can prepare for how many players to expect. Please contact the IFPA at 'ifpapinball at gmail dot com' for any questions, and to sign up for December’s tournament if you’re interest.
  • Thursday Night Pinball @ Bottom Lounge
    Free play Thursdays in the Volcano Room at Bottom Lounge!
  • TOPS Tournament on Dark Knight @ Maple Tree Inn
    TOPS Tournaments typically run here on The Dark Knight. Check location for start and end dates.
  • Jan-24-2018 - Dec-27-2018: Stern Army Monthly Tournament
    $6 Dollar buy-in, Double Elimination using Matchplay. The pot goes to the top 4 players + prizes from Stern. 2410 West Fullerton Avenue, Chicago, IL,
  • Sep-01-2018 - Oct-31-2018: Milwaukee Flippers Pinball League
    Season will consist of 14 rounds with direct play 4/3 player groups using 7-5-3-1/7-4-1 scoring 14 games with 2x for direct play four player groupings 28 games TGP =100% , Milwaukee, WI,
  • Oct-13-2018 - Dec-08-2018: MadCity Flippers League
    We will be breaking our league into Quarterly “Seasons”. Each season is three consecutive months (Jan-Mar, Apr-Jun, Jul-Sep, Oct-Dec). There will be a series of 5 PAPA style games played each night, with all available machines. Players must play in packs of 3 or 4. Initial seeding each night is b... , Oregon, WI,
  • Oct-16-2018 Main Street Amusements Monthly Tournament Series 2018
    Every month on the 3rd Tuesday at 7:30 PM Main Street Amusements hosts a 3-strikes knockout tournament! There is a $5 entry fee. $1 from each person entry fee is used to pay the IFPA Player fee for 2018. The other $4 are all awarded back directly to the top 4 finishers. IFPA WPPR Points are award... 642 Main Street, Lafayette, IN,
  • Oct-16-2018 Brixies Monthly
    Play a single game on each of the 5 games at the location. Top 4 player a single game final. 9526 Ogden Avenue, Brookfield, IL,
  • Oct-29-2018 ORD last sunday of the month
    $10 per person, ($5 goes to prize and $5 goes to club). Practice starts at 5p and Match play starts at 6p. 1356 Ridge Avenue, Elk Grove Village, IL,
  • Oct-31-2018 Belles and Chimes Womens Tourney Series at Logan
    Join us again at Logan Arcade for a women's pinball tournament series hosted by Belles and Chimes Chicago. The tournaments will take place on the last Wednesday of the month. We will play head-to-head with 2 strikes. $5 buy in for prizes to the top 4 finishers! 8pm at Logan Arcade. 2410 West Fullerton Avenue, Chicago, IL,
  • Nov-01-2018 - Dec-22-2018: Milwaukee Flippers Pinball League
    Season will consist of 14 rounds with direct play 4/3 player groups using 7-5-3-1/7-4-1 scoring 14 games with 2x for direct play four player groupings 28 games TGP =100% , Milwaukee, WI,
  • Nov-06-2018 Level 257 Monthly Pinball Super League
    Qualifying will be available all month during business hours, with the finals of each month happening on the first Tuesday at 7pm (last qualifying game starts at 6:30pm the night of Finals). Players will be able to play as often as they want, with their highest submitted score being used for the ... 2 Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg, IL,
  • Nov-20-2018 Main Street Amusements Monthly Tournament Series 2018
    Every month on the 3rd Tuesday at 7:30 PM Main Street Amusements hosts a 3-strikes knockout tournament! There is a $5 entry fee. $1 from each person entry fee is used to pay the IFPA Player fee for 2018. The other $4 are all awarded back directly to the top 4 finishers. IFPA WPPR Points are award... 642 Main Street, Lafayette, IN,
  • Nov-20-2018 Brixies Monthly
    Play a single game on each of the 5 games at the location. Top 4 player a single game final. 9526 Ogden Avenue, Brookfield, IL,
  • Nov-28-2018 Belles and Chimes Womens Tourney Series at Logan
    Join us again at Logan Arcade for a women's pinball tournament series hosted by Belles and Chimes Chicago. The tournaments will take place on the last Wednesday of the month. We will play head-to-head with 2 strikes. $5 buy in for prizes to the top 4 finishers! 8pm at Logan Arcade. 2410 West Fullerton Avenue, Chicago, IL,
  • Dec-04-2018 Level 257 Monthly Pinball Super League
    Qualifying will be available all month during business hours, with the finals of each month happening on the first Tuesday at 7pm (last qualifying game starts at 6:30pm the night of Finals). Players will be able to play as often as they want, with their highest submitted score being used for the ... 2 Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg, IL,
  • Dec-16-2018 Stern Guardians of the Galaxy Launch Party - Joliet
    12:00 - 1:00 Practice 1:00 - 4:00 Qualifying 4:10 Finals ?$25 admission includes pizza buffet from Juliet's, free play on 30+ machines and single entry into IFPA sanctioned tournament. Two divisions: Experienced and Casual. If you regularly compete in pinball tournaments and/or belong to a p... 215 North Chicago Street, Joliet, IL,
  • Dec-18-2018 Main Street Amusements Monthly Tournament Series 2018
    Every month on the 3rd Tuesday at 7:30 PM Main Street Amusements hosts a 3-strikes knockout tournament! There is a $5 entry fee. $1 from each person entry fee is used to pay the IFPA Player fee for 2018. The other $4 are all awarded back directly to the top 4 finishers. IFPA WPPR Points are award... 642 Main Street, Lafayette, IN,
  • Dec-26-2018 Belles and Chimes Womens Tourney Series at Logan
    Join us again at Logan Arcade for a women's pinball tournament series hosted by Belles and Chimes Chicago. The tournaments will take place on the last Wednesday of the month. We will play head-to-head with 2 strikes. $5 buy in for prizes to the top 4 finishers! 8pm at Logan Arcade. 2410 West Fullerton Avenue, Chicago, IL,