Upcoming Events

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

  • Aug-01-2018 - May-25-2019: Cincy Pinball League
    We play 7 regular sessions consisting of 8 4 player groups (we drop 2 lowest scores). Each group plays 6 games per session. Finals are Head 2 Head double elimination. , Batavia, OH,
  • Mar-06-2019 - Apr-18-2019: Belles and Chimes League
    League will be groups of 3 or 4, play 5 games, scoring will follow MOFO scoring. Lowest 1 score will be dropped. There will be 5 league dates with results being submitted based on the end of season results. Finals will be the 6th week. 655 North James Road, Columbus, OH,
  • Mar-07-2019 - Apr-25-2019: League Super Awesome
    Join us in kicking off the 16th season of our pinball league, League Super Awesome! League Super Awesome is a fun, casual pinball group open to players of all skill and experience. The League meets at Arcade Super Awesome Sideswipe every Thursday at 8PM during regular season. Season 16 will b... 2415 Scioto Harper Drive, Columbus, OH,
  • Mar-17-2019 Actual Brewing Monthly Tournament - Flipper Frenzy
    Flipper Frenzy! Cost - $1 for IFPA affiliation. Schedule - Qualifying from approximately 2:15-5:15 PM. Finals from approximately 5:45-8 PM (depending on number of participants). Description - Players will play head to head games nearly constant for 3 hours and build a win-loss record. Approx... 655 North James Road, Columbus, OH,
  • Mar-17-2019 Canal Street Rumble
    This will be a 3 Strikes Group Knockout Tournament. $5 entry ($1 going to the IFPA, top 3 payout). Players will be placed in groups of 4 or 3, playing one game each round. The first round will be by IFPA seed. The following rounds players will be paired by like strikes. Registration and practice... 308 East 1st Street, Dayton, OH,
  • Mar-19-2019 Melt Super Awesome Knockout Tournament
    Kicking off a new tournament series at the Short North Melt Bar and Grilled in Columbus Ohio! Tournaments will be the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Tournament is open to all ages and skill levels. Tournament format will be group knockout. Players will be placed in groups of 4, sometim... 840 North High Street, Columbus, OH,
  • Mar-20-2019 Arcade Legacy Newport Semi Monthly Tournament
    Tournament typically have 15-25 players. Various formats used, but typically progressive strikes and matchplay events 1765 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY,
  • Mar-20-2019 - May-05-2019: Arcade Legacy Bar Edition League - Season One
    See website link for full details. Basic details below. -The first week you will play all 10 games and have your scores recorded. Scores are ranked against everyone in the league. Point value is based on how many entrants. If there are 50 people in the league, top score is worth 50 points. #2 sc... 3929 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, OH,
  • Mar-24-2019 - May-12-2019: Actual Pinball League
    The league season will be 6 weeks long. Dates are 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, and 5/5. NOTE: NO LEAGUE on 4/28 (Easter Sunday) League play starts at 5 PM. Each player will be able to drop their ONE lowest score. This means you could miss up to ONE session without penalty. A session consists o... 655 North James Road, Columbus, OH,
  • Mar-25-2019 BC's Bottle Lodge Monthly Tournament
    3 Strikes 8175 Hetz Drive, Cincinnati, OH,
  • Mar-27-2019 Melt Super Awesome Monthly Tournament
    A rotating format, monthly tournament at the Short North Melt Bar and Grilled in Columbus Ohio! Tournaments will be the fourth Wednesday of each month. Tournament is open to all ages and skill levels. This months tournament format will be group knockout. Players will be placed in groups of 4, s... 840 North High Street, Columbus, OH,
  • Mar-29-2019 Arcade Legacy Bar Semi-Monthly Tournament
    Strikes or Matchplay formats are typically used, but are subject to change. 3929 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, OH,
  • Mar-31-2019 Belles & Chimes Columbus Pingolf Charity Tournamen
    Players will advance through 9 holes (games) and attempt to achieve a target goal representing par for the hole. The players’ scores are represented by the number of strokes (balls) it took them to achieve par. Anyone not achieving par after 3 balls will take 4 strokes and go to the next game. ... 130 Hutchinson Avenue, Columbus, OH,
  • Apr-02-2019 Melt Super Awesome Knockout Tournament
    Kicking off a new tournament series at the Short North Melt Bar and Grilled in Columbus Ohio! Tournaments will be the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Tournament is open to all ages and skill levels. Tournament format will be group knockout. Players will be placed in groups of 4, sometim... 840 North High Street, Columbus, OH,
  • Apr-03-2019 Arcade Legacy Newport Semi Monthly Tournament
    Tournament typically have 15-25 players. Various formats used, but typically progressive strikes and matchplay events 1765 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY,
  • Apr-03-2019 - Jun-12-2019: Belles & Chimes Columbus Pinball League Season 2
    Every other week from April 3, 2019 to June 12, 2019, we will play 4 games per session. - Groups will be 3-4 people - Groups will be made randomly based on number of players the first night. After that, anticipated groupings will be posted here prior to the session. - Scoring will be 4, 3, 2, 1 ... 130 Hutchinson Avenue, Columbus, OH,
  • Apr-06-2019 Kentucky State Rep Traveling Tournament Series
    5 Dollar Pay In and Coin Drop per event Match Play Qualifying for 3 hours and then Finals. Finals cut will be Top 8 if less than 32. at 32 Players cut will be moved to 16. Finals will be 3 game Match Play with Top 2 moving on from each group. This is a tournament series , Newport, KY,
  • Apr-08-2019 Tri-State Pinball League Monthy Tournament
    Two Hours Matchplay, finals to follow. 4108 Blackberry Hill Drive, Burlington, KY,
  • Apr-10-2019 Spinner Sisters of Columbus: Monthly Tournament
    Monthly women's division tournament. Hosted at Melt Sort North with Arcade Super Awesome. Format will be 4 rounds of group matchplay, followed by a playoff for the top half (or less) of the players based on turnout. Players will be placed in groups of 4 and play on a randomly selected machine. ... 840 North High Street, Columbus, OH,
  • Apr-12-2019 Recbar's Monthly 3 Strike Tournament
    3 strike knockout tournament. 3 player groups Bottom player in group gets a strike. 10301 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, KY,
  • Apr-13-2019 Arcade Legacy Bar Semi-Monthly Tournament
    Strikes or Matchplay formats are typically used, but are subject to change. 3929 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, OH,
  • Apr-13-2019 Pinball Wizard Championship
    Start time available on website. https://www.facebook.com/Pinball-Wizard-Championship-2019-1854809367920749/?modal=admin_todo_tour $12 Entry Fee for all players + coin drop or free play if at a free play venue. Entry fees will be used to purchase catered food (pizza, snacks, etc), prizes, trophie... 3929 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, OH,
  • Apr-13-2019 Boss Battle Pinball Rumble
    This will be a four strike, group knockout, BATTLE to the finish. Players will play one game per round, in groups of four (three when numbers don't round out). The bottom two finishers in a four player group will receive a strike (only one strike awarded in a three player group). Once you have fo... 6020 East 82nd Street, Indianapolis, IN,
  • Apr-14-2019 Canal Street Rumble
    This will be a 3 Strikes Group Knockout Tournament. $5 entry ($1 going to the IFPA, top 3 payout). Players will be placed in groups of 4 or 3, playing one game each round. The first round will be by IFPA seed. The following rounds players will be paired by like strikes. Registration and practice... 308 East 1st Street, Dayton, OH,
  • Apr-15-2019 Tax Time Tourney
    The Tax Man Cometh. Hide out with us at Barley Hopsters and and have a chance to win some money and swag. 9 strike progressive tournament with top 4 Payout. $5.00 entry fee with 100% payout divided among top 4 players (minus $1.00 per player for IFPA registration). Tournament starts at 7pm. Play... 1 North Sandusky Street, Delaware, OH,
  • Apr-16-2019 Melt Super Awesome Knockout Tournament
    Kicking off a new tournament series at the Short North Melt Bar and Grilled in Columbus Ohio! Tournaments will be the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Tournament is open to all ages and skill levels. Tournament format will be group knockout. Players will be placed in groups of 4, sometim... 840 North High Street, Columbus, OH,
  • Apr-17-2019 Arcade Legacy Newport Semi Monthly Tournament
    Tournament typically have 15-25 players. Various formats used, but typically progressive strikes and matchplay events 1765 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY,
  • Apr-26-2019 Arcade Legacy Bar Semi-Monthly Tournament
    Strikes or Matchplay formats are typically used, but are subject to change. 3929 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, OH,
  • Apr-28-2019 Belles & Chimes Columbus Pinball Pinball Pinball
    Qualifying will be two hours of unlimited head-to-head match play. At the end of two hours, the top half (odd numbers round up) will move to a double elimination bracket finals. Matches will be best 2 out of 3 games. The exact number of players moving to the finals will be announced at the beg... 130 Hutchinson Avenue, Columbus, OH,
  • May-01-2019 Arcade Legacy Newport Semi Monthly Tournament
    Tournament typically have 15-25 players. Various formats used, but typically progressive strikes and matchplay events 1765 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY,
  • May-08-2019 Spinner Sisters of Columbus: Monthly Tournament
    Monthly women's division tournament. Hosted at Melt Sort North with Arcade Super Awesome. Format will be 4 rounds of group matchplay, followed by a playoff for the top half (or less) of the players based on turnout. Players will be placed in groups of 4 and play on a randomly selected machine. ... 840 North High Street, Columbus, OH,
  • May-10-2019 Recbar's Monthly 3 Strike Tournament
    3 strike knockout tournament. 3 player groups Bottom player in group gets a strike. 10301 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, KY,
  • May-11-2019 Arcade Legacy Bar Semi-Monthly Tournament
    Strikes or Matchplay formats are typically used, but are subject to change. 3929 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, OH,
  • May-11-2019 Kentucky State Rep Traveling Tournament Series
    5 Dollar Pay In and Coin Drop per event Match Play Qualifying for 3 hours and then Finals. Finals cut will be Top 8 if less than 32. at 32 Players cut will be moved to 16. Finals will be 3 game Match Play with Top 2 moving on from each group. This is a tournament series , Newport, KY,
  • May-11-2019 Boss Battle Pinball Rumble
    This will be a four strike, group knockout, BATTLE to the finish. Players will play one game per round, in groups of four (three when numbers don't round out). The bottom two finishers in a four player group will receive a strike (only one strike awarded in a three player group). Once you have fo... 6020 East 82nd Street, Indianapolis, IN,
  • May-15-2019 Arcade Legacy Newport Semi Monthly Tournament
    Tournament typically have 15-25 players. Various formats used, but typically progressive strikes and matchplay events 1765 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY,
  • May-31-2019 Arcade Legacy Bar Semi-Monthly Tournament
    Strikes or Matchplay formats are typically used, but are subject to change. 3929 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, OH,
  • Jun-08-2019 Boss Battle Pinball Rumble
    This will be a four strike, group knockout, BATTLE to the finish. Players will play one game per round, in groups of four (three when numbers don't round out). The bottom two finishers in a four player group will receive a strike (only one strike awarded in a three player group). Once you have fo... 6020 East 82nd Street, Indianapolis, IN,
  • Jun-12-2019 Spinner Sisters of Columbus: Monthly Tournament
    Monthly women's division tournament. Hosted at Melt Sort North with Arcade Super Awesome. Format will be 4 rounds of group matchplay, followed by a playoff for the top half (or less) of the players based on turnout. Players will be placed in groups of 4 and play on a randomly selected machine. ... 840 North High Street, Columbus, OH,
  • Jun-14-2019 Recbar's Monthly 3 Strike Tournament
    3 strike knockout tournament. 3 player groups Bottom player in group gets a strike. 10301 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, KY,
  • Jun-15-2019 NKY Pinball Open
    $30 entry fee Limited to 48 players Matchplay qualifying and finals. Top 16 make A division, next 16 make B division , Independence, KY,
  • Jun-22-2019 Kentucky State Rep Traveling Tournament Series
    5 Dollar Pay In and Coin Drop per event Match Play Qualifying for 3 hours and then Finals. Finals cut will be Top 8 if less than 32. at 32 Players cut will be moved to 16. Finals will be 3 game Match Play with Top 2 moving on from each group. This is a tournament series , Newport, KY,
  • Jun-22-2019 Cincy Pinball Championship
    Format subject to change...Format from last years tourney...Best game format. Your top score on each game in the bank will be ranked against others for points. $10 to enter this goes towards trophies, prizes and IFPA fee. Each entrant will have 12 total attempts on all the games combined. For exa... , Batavia, OH,
  • Jul-10-2019 Spinner Sisters of Columbus: Monthly Tournament
    Monthly women's division tournament. Hosted at Melt Sort North with Arcade Super Awesome. Format will be 4 rounds of group matchplay, followed by a playoff for the top half (or less) of the players based on turnout. Players will be placed in groups of 4 and play on a randomly selected machine. ... 840 North High Street, Columbus, OH,
  • Jul-12-2019 Recbar's Monthly 3 Strike Tournament
    3 strike knockout tournament. 3 player groups Bottom player in group gets a strike. 10301 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, KY,
  • Jul-13-2019 Boss Battle Pinball Rumble
    This will be a four strike, group knockout, BATTLE to the finish. Players will play one game per round, in groups of four (three when numbers don't round out). The bottom two finishers in a four player group will receive a strike (only one strike awarded in a three player group). Once you have fo... 6020 East 82nd Street, Indianapolis, IN,
  • Aug-09-2019 Recbar's Monthly 3 Strike Tournament
    3 strike knockout tournament. 3 player groups Bottom player in group gets a strike. 10301 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, KY,
  • Aug-10-2019 Boss Battle Pinball Rumble
    This will be a four strike, group knockout, BATTLE to the finish. Players will play one game per round, in groups of four (three when numbers don't round out). The bottom two finishers in a four player group will receive a strike (only one strike awarded in a three player group). Once you have fo... 6020 East 82nd Street, Indianapolis, IN,
  • Aug-14-2019 Spinner Sisters of Columbus: Monthly Tournament
    Monthly women's division tournament. Hosted at Melt Sort North with Arcade Super Awesome. Format will be 4 rounds of group matchplay, followed by a playoff for the top half (or less) of the players based on turnout. Players will be placed in groups of 4 and play on a randomly selected machine. ... 840 North High Street, Columbus, OH,
  • Sep-11-2019 Spinner Sisters of Columbus: Monthly Tournament
    Monthly women's division tournament. Hosted at Melt Sort North with Arcade Super Awesome. Format will be 4 rounds of group matchplay, followed by a playoff for the top half (or less) of the players based on turnout. Players will be placed in groups of 4 and play on a randomly selected machine. ... 840 North High Street, Columbus, OH,
  • Sep-13-2019 Recbar's Monthly 3 Strike Tournament
    3 strike knockout tournament. 3 player groups Bottom player in group gets a strike. 10301 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, KY,
  • Sep-14-2019 Boss Battle Pinball Rumble
    This will be a four strike, group knockout, BATTLE to the finish. Players will play one game per round, in groups of four (three when numbers don't round out). The bottom two finishers in a four player group will receive a strike (only one strike awarded in a three player group). Once you have fo... 6020 East 82nd Street, Indianapolis, IN,
  • Sep-21-2019 Kentucky State Rep Traveling Tournament Series
    5 Dollar Pay In and Coin Drop per event Match Play Qualifying for 3 hours and then Finals. Finals cut will be Top 8 if less than 32. at 32 Players cut will be moved to 16. Finals will be 3 game Match Play with Top 2 moving on from each group. This is a tournament series , Newport, KY,
  • Oct-09-2019 Spinner Sisters of Columbus: Monthly Tournament
    Monthly women's division tournament. Hosted at Melt Sort North with Arcade Super Awesome. Format will be 4 rounds of group matchplay, followed by a playoff for the top half (or less) of the players based on turnout. Players will be placed in groups of 4 and play on a randomly selected machine. ... 840 North High Street, Columbus, OH,
  • Oct-11-2019 Recbar's Monthly 3 Strike Tournament
    3 strike knockout tournament. 3 player groups Bottom player in group gets a strike. 10301 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, KY,
  • Oct-12-2019 Boss Battle Pinball Rumble
    This will be a four strike, group knockout, BATTLE to the finish. Players will play one game per round, in groups of four (three when numbers don't round out). The bottom two finishers in a four player group will receive a strike (only one strike awarded in a three player group). Once you have fo... 6020 East 82nd Street, Indianapolis, IN,
  • Nov-08-2019 Recbar's Monthly 3 Strike Tournament
    3 strike knockout tournament. 3 player groups Bottom player in group gets a strike. 10301 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, KY,
  • Nov-09-2019 Boss Battle Pinball Rumble
    This will be a four strike, group knockout, BATTLE to the finish. Players will play one game per round, in groups of four (three when numbers don't round out). The bottom two finishers in a four player group will receive a strike (only one strike awarded in a three player group). Once you have fo... 6020 East 82nd Street, Indianapolis, IN,
  • Nov-13-2019 Spinner Sisters of Columbus: Monthly Tournament
    Monthly women's division tournament. Hosted at Melt Sort North with Arcade Super Awesome. Format will be 4 rounds of group matchplay, followed by a playoff for the top half (or less) of the players based on turnout. Players will be placed in groups of 4 and play on a randomly selected machine. ... 840 North High Street, Columbus, OH,
  • Nov-16-2019 Kentucky State Rep Traveling Tournament Series
    5 Dollar Pay In and Coin Drop per event Match Play Qualifying for 3 hours and then Finals. Finals cut will be Top 8 if less than 32. at 32 Players cut will be moved to 16. Finals will be 3 game Match Play with Top 2 moving on from each group. This is a tournament series , Newport, KY,
  • Dec-11-2019 Spinner Sisters of Columbus: Monthly Tournament
    Monthly women's division tournament. Hosted at Melt Sort North with Arcade Super Awesome. Format will be 4 rounds of group matchplay, followed by a playoff for the top half (or less) of the players based on turnout. Players will be placed in groups of 4 and play on a randomly selected machine. ... 840 North High Street, Columbus, OH,
  • Dec-13-2019 Recbar's Monthly 3 Strike Tournament
    3 strike knockout tournament. 3 player groups Bottom player in group gets a strike. 10301 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, KY,
  • Dec-14-2019 Boss Battle Pinball Rumble
    This will be a four strike, group knockout, BATTLE to the finish. Players will play one game per round, in groups of four (three when numbers don't round out). The bottom two finishers in a four player group will receive a strike (only one strike awarded in a three player group). Once you have fo... 6020 East 82nd Street, Indianapolis, IN,