Upcoming Events

Here's a list of the upcoming pinball events in the California Central Valley 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.

  • Jan-12-2019 - Dec-14-2019: Coin-Op Sacramento Second Saturday
    This is a monthly Second Saturday series taking place at Coin-Op Sacramento. Every second Saturday of the month during the 2019 calendar year, we will have a knockout style tournament. Over the course of the year you gain points based on your performance during each month's tournament.Your accumu... 908 K Street, Sacramento, CA,
  • Mar-28-2019 - Jun-15-2019: Capitol Corridor Pinball League - Lodi
    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. , Lodi, CA,
  • Apr-02-2019 - Jun-22-2019: Capitol Corridor Pinball League - Folsom
    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. , Folsom, CA,
  • Apr-03-2019 - Jun-27-2019: East Bay Pinball League
    Welcome to the San Francisco East Bay Pinball League. A fun, friendly, open league that anybody can participate in. Feel free to stop by any time to chat, or to play a few pins. When: Every Thursday night @7:30pm Where: Phoenix Games 4607 Clayton Rd. Concord, CA 94521 4607 Clayton Road, Concord, CA,
  • May-01-2019 - Jun-01-2019: Concord Selfie League
    Welcome to the Concord Selfie League! This is a "Best Game" qualification tournament which will be held each month at THE FLIPPER ROOM in Concord. Qualify AND participate on the day of the Finals too! 10am - NOON qualifying with Finals starting at 12:15pm. The Finals date is the first Saturday ... 1085 Shary Circle, Concord, CA,
  • May-01-2019 - Jun-02-2019: Oakland Pinball Warriors
    A month long selfie qualifier with the top four seeded players from the selfie scores receiving a bye into finals. On the day of the selfie tournament final, the remaining qualified players play 3 games in groups of 4 to determine seed and A division cutoffs. The 3 games are 4 player match play w... 1805 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA,
  • May-02-2019 - Aug-31-2019: Bay Area Pinball Association
    Top 16 players if more than 32 players qualify will be in A division finals, the rest of players/league will be in B division finals. Standing/scores reported after finals. , San Jose, CA,
  • May-07-2019 - Jun-11-2019: Wizards Pinball League
    4 person groups. 7-5-3-1 scoring for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th respectively. For 3 person groups 7-4-1 scoring applies. 6 games played every week. 6 weeks total. Score accumulated during 5 weeks- final week is finals format. Top 8 advance to PAPA scoring format best of 3 games to determine top 4 pl... 15528 Illinois Avenue, Paramount, CA,
  • May-16-2019 Third Thursdays Women's Flip Frenzy
    Welcome to Outer Orbit Women’s Flip Frenzy! Registration starts 6.30, tournament @ 7. The Flip Frenzy will be for 2 hours, with Group Match Play Finals and cash prizes for the top 4 players, finishing by 10. Player 1 plays Player 2 head-to-head on a randomly chosen machine. The results are enter... 3215 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA,
  • May-17-2019 - May-19-2019: Golden State Pinball Festival
    Limited Best-Game Qualifying format Initial buy: 10 entries, 30 paid entries maximum Additional entries possible, see website for details Entry buys are CASH ONLY One entry equals one play on one machine 12 game qualifying bank Top score on 5 different machines count Top 16 players advance to "A"... 413 East Lockeford Street, Lodi, CA,
  • May-19-2019 Golden State Pinball Festival
    Target Match-Play format $10 entry per player, CASH ONLY Target of 30 points with 7-5-3-1 scoring First 4 players to 30 points or top 4 after 6 rounds advance to finals Top 4 will play 3 game match-play finals Initial seeding for first round pairings by IFPA rank on the day of the event Rulings w... 413 East Lockeford Street, Lodi, CA,
  • May-20-2019 Chapter II: The Pinball Glory Continues
    Head to head strikes. 4 strike knockout. Groups if enough people show up. 15528 Illinois Avenue, Paramount, CA,
  • May-23-2019 Super Arcade Slamdown Mk. XX
    Knockout / Strikes Format, Best of 1 Matches This is an ALL AGES event! ALL SKILL LEVELS ARE WELCOME, if you want coaching, ask! Thursday, May 23, 2019 Registration opens at 7:00 PM, Tournament starts 7:30 PM PLEASE NOTE IF YOU ARE LATE YOU MAY BE PLACED INTO TOURNAMENT WITH ONE STRIKE IF T... 123 East Foothill Boulevard, Azusa, CA,
  • May-25-2019 Black Knight Trilogy Tournament
    We have arranged to have all 3 versions of Black Knight for this special event; Black Knight, Black Knight 2000, and Black Knight Sword of Rage! Plus 16 other top pins. The BKs will be prominent in qualifying and in the final rounds. This is a 3 strikes tournament. Group Knockout format. Qual... 4607 Clayton Road, Concord, CA,
  • May-26-2019 BAPA Selfie League
    BAPA Selfie League's season #04 runs from 4/1-4/30 For game locations go to: https://matchplay.live/8dg10 Free to play during the season, $5 for playoffs w/payouts & prizes for A & B divisions. Play 3+ different machines during the season & you'll make playoffs! - you can qualify o... 400 East Campbell Avenue, Campbell, CA,
  • May-29-2019 - Aug-31-2019: 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. Using Match Play to track league, with INDISC scoring (100, 97, 95, 94, 93, ...) Points tracked over an 8-night season (16 weeks) with two lowest ... , Vacaville, CA,
  • May-30-2019 Super Arcade Slamdown Mk. XXI
    Knockout / Strikes Format, Best of 1 Matches This is an ALL AGES event! ALL SKILL LEVELS ARE WELCOME, if you want coaching, ask! Thursday, May 30, 2019 Registration opens at 7:00 PM, Tournament starts 7:30 PM PLEASE NOTE IF YOU ARE LATE YOU MAY BE PLACED INTO TOURNAMENT WITH ONE STRIKE IF T... 123 East Foothill Boulevard, Azusa, CA,
  • May-30-2019 Close Encounters of the Pin Kind Flip Frenzy
    2 hours of Flip Frenzy (2 head to head games followed by a short wait in a queue) followed by a round of playoff games (4 or 8 depending on turnout) $5 dollar entry fee with 80% of the pool paid out in prizes to top 3. Signup at 6:30. Frenzy starts at 7pm 3215 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA,
  • Jun-01-2019 - Jul-06-2019: Concord Selfie League
    Welcome to the Concord Selfie League! This is a "Best Game" qualification tournament which will be held each month at THE FLIPPER ROOM in Concord. Qualify AND participate on the day of the Finals too! 10am - NOON qualifying with Finals starting at 12:15pm. The Finals date is the first Saturday ... 1085 Shary Circle, Concord, CA,
  • Jun-01-2019 - Jul-07-2019: Oakland Pinball Warriors
    A month long selfie qualifier with the top four seeded players from the selfie scores receiving a bye into finals. On the day of the selfie tournament final, the remaining qualified players play 3 games in groups of 4 to determine seed and A division cutoffs. The 3 games are 4 player match play w... 1805 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA,
  • Jun-01-2019 Chapter 3: Wizards Smackdown
    Knockout / Strikes Format, Best of 1 Matches This is an ALL AGES event, Pinball Wizards is not a bar so kids may enter, hang out, etc. ALL SKILL LEVELS ARE WELCOME, if you want coaching, ask! Saturday , June 1, 2019 Registration opens at 10:30 PM, Tournament starts 12:30 PM PLEASE NOTE IF Y... 15528 Illinois Avenue, Paramount, CA,
  • Jun-02-2019 Pins & Pirates Knockout Tournament #3
    Pins & Pirates Pinball Strikeout! #3 A Stern Army Event. This will be at the NEW Captain's ARCADE Showroom Over 50 pinballs in one room. Some hard to find pins and a few LE pins. 4411 E La Palma Ave Anaheim, CA 92807 The warehouse right next door to our auction house. Open to all skill l... 4411 East La Palma Avenue, Anaheim, CA,
  • Jun-08-2019 Critical Hit: Super Arcade Edition
    Please see website and this google doc for full rules and up to date info: http://bit.ly/ch-ae-01-rules ================== Venue opens 12:30 PM Signups Open: 12:45 PM Challenge a Champion (earn cards): 1-3 PM (see below for more info) Break / Late Signups (assuming cap is not hit): 3-3:30 PM 8 ... 123 East Foothill Boulevard, Azusa, CA,
  • Jun-09-2019 Close Encounters of the Pin Kind Flip Frenzy
    2-3 hours of Flip Frenzy (2 head to head games followed by a short wait in a queue) followed by a round of playoff games (4 or 8 depending on turnout) $5 dollar entry fee with 80% of the pool paid out in prizes to top 3. Signup at 12:30. Frenzy starts at 1pm 3215 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA,
  • Jun-09-2019 Chapter 4: Wizards Revenge
    Knockout / Strikes Format, Best of 1 Matches This is an ALL AGES event, Pinball Wizards is not a bar so kids may enter, hang out, etc. ALL SKILL LEVELS ARE WELCOME, if you want coaching, ask! Sunday, June 9, 2019 Registration opens at 10:30 AM, Tournament starts 12:30 PM PLEASE NOTE IF YOU ... 15528 Illinois Avenue, Paramount, CA,
  • Jun-13-2019 Super Arcade Slamdown Mk. XXII
    Knockout / Strikes Format, Best of 1 Matches This is an ALL AGES event! ALL SKILL LEVELS ARE WELCOME, if you want coaching, ask! Thursday, June 20, 2019 Registration opens at 7:00 PM, Tournament starts 7:30 PM PLEASE NOTE IF YOU ARE LATE YOU MAY BE PLACED INTO TOURNAMENT WITH ONE STRIKE IF ... 123 East Foothill Boulevard, Azusa, CA,
  • Jun-16-2019 SanDimasBowlingAlleyPinballRules! (IFPA) Monthly
    Tournament Date: June 16, 2019 ALL players and skill levels welcome! World Pinball Player Rankings Points awarded. • $1 entry fee* • Group knockout - 3 strikes • 7 pinball machines Tournament format explained: https://matchplay.events/tournaments#group_knockout Caveats • Tournament format m... 400 West Bonita Avenue, San Dimas, CA,
  • Jun-20-2019 Third Thursdays Women's Flip Frenzy
    Welcome to Outer Orbit Women’s Flip Frenzy! Registration starts 6.30, tournament @ 7. The Flip Frenzy will be for 2 hours, with Group Match Play Finals and cash prizes for the top 4 players, finishing by 10. Player 1 plays Player 2 head-to-head on a randomly chosen machine. The results are enter... 3215 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA,
  • Jun-20-2019 Chapter 5: Wizards Staff
    Knockout / Strikes Format, Best of 1 Matches This is an ALL AGES event, Pinball Wizards is not a bar so kids may enter, hang out, etc. ALL SKILL LEVELS ARE WELCOME, if you want coaching, ask! Thursday, June 20, 2019 Registration opens at 5:00 PM, Tournament starts 7:30 PM PLEASE NOTE IF YOU... 15528 Illinois Avenue, Paramount, CA,
  • Jun-22-2019 - Jun-23-2019: City Champ
    Limited to 84 players. Please see site for ticketing information. 12 rounds of tiered-Swiss matchplay qualifying on day 1. 28 players make the playoffs (top 4 get byes). Playoffs are group elimination with 4 games per round from different eras. 7-5-3-1 scoring throughout. 1767 Waller Street, San Francisco, CA,
  • Jun-27-2019 - Sep-07-2019: Capitol Corridor Pinball League - Lodi
    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. , Lodi, CA,
  • Jun-27-2019 Slamdown: Match Play Multi-table Madness
    More games, less time, and more WPPR points! Adjacent machines will be put into 2 game banks for multi-play. Format may change depending on attendance and other factors, priority to maximizing TGP (Total Games Played) and TGP (Tournament Grading Percentage) This is an ALL AGES event! ALL SKI... 123 East Foothill Boulevard, Azusa, CA,
  • Jun-29-2019 Flipper Tropicana 2019
    Target match-play, 24 person maximum (including organizer/TD), private home location- address emailed to confirmed participants. Will be in the 91342 Zip code (North San Fernando Valley). Once the target score has been reached by 4 players, a 3 game final will be held, 4-2-1-0 scoring $20 buy-i... , Kagel Canyon, CA,
  • Jun-29-2019 Chapter 6: The Broken Wand
    Knockout / Strikes Format, Best of 1 Matches This is an ALL AGES event, Pinball Wizards is not a bar so kids may enter, hang out, etc. ALL SKILL LEVELS ARE WELCOME, if you want coaching, ask! Saturday, June 29, 2019 Registration opens at 10:30 AM, Tournament starts 12:30 PM PLEASE NOTE IF Y... 15528 Illinois Avenue, Paramount, CA,
  • Jul-01-2019 - Aug-03-2019: Concord Selfie League
    Welcome to the Concord Selfie League! This is a "Best Game" qualification tournament which will be held each month at THE FLIPPER ROOM in Concord. Qualify AND participate on the day of the Finals too! 10am - NOON qualifying with Finals starting at 12:15pm. The Finals date is the first Saturday ... 1085 Shary Circle, Concord, CA,
  • Jul-02-2019 - Sep-21-2019: Capitol Corridor Pinball League - Folsom
    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. , Folsom, CA,
  • Jul-11-2019 - Sep-26-2019: East Bay Pinball League
    Welcome to the San Francisco East Bay Pinball League. A fun, friendly, open league that anybody can participate in. Feel free to stop by any time to chat, or to play a few pins. When: Every Thursday night @7:30pm Where: Phoenix Games 4607 Clayton Rd. Concord, CA 94521 4607 Clayton Road, Concord, CA,
  • Jul-18-2019 Third Thursdays Women's Flip Frenzy
    Welcome to Outer Orbit Women’s Flip Frenzy! Registration starts 6.30, tournament @ 7. The Flip Frenzy will be for 2 hours, with Group Match Play Finals and cash prizes for the top 4 players, finishing by 10. Player 1 plays Player 2 head-to-head on a randomly chosen machine. The results are enter... 3215 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA,
  • Jul-21-2019 SanDimasBowlingAlleyPinballRules! (IFPA) Monthly
    Tournament Date: June 16, 2019 ALL players and skill levels welcome! World Pinball Player Rankings Points awarded. • $1 entry fee* • Group knockout - 3 strikes • 7 pinball machines Tournament format explained: https://matchplay.events/tournaments#group_knockout Caveats • Tournament format m... 400 West Bonita Avenue, San Dimas, CA,
  • Aug-01-2019 - Sep-07-2019: Concord Selfie League
    Welcome to the Concord Selfie League! This is a "Best Game" qualification tournament which will be held each month at THE FLIPPER ROOM in Concord. Qualify AND participate on the day of the Finals too! 10am - NOON qualifying with Finals starting at 12:15pm. The Finals date is the first Saturday ... 1085 Shary Circle, Concord, CA,
  • Aug-15-2019 Third Thursdays Women's Flip Frenzy
    Welcome to Outer Orbit Women’s Flip Frenzy! Registration starts 6.30, tournament @ 7. The Flip Frenzy will be for 2 hours, with Group Match Play Finals and cash prizes for the top 4 players, finishing by 10. Player 1 plays Player 2 head-to-head on a randomly chosen machine. The results are enter... 3215 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA,
  • Aug-18-2019 SanDimasBowlingAlleyPinballRules! (IFPA) Monthly
    Tournament Date: June 16, 2019 ALL players and skill levels welcome! World Pinball Player Rankings Points awarded. • $1 entry fee* • Group knockout - 3 strikes • 7 pinball machines Tournament format explained: https://matchplay.events/tournaments#group_knockout Caveats • Tournament format m... 400 West Bonita Avenue, San Dimas, CA,
  • Sep-02-2019 - Oct-05-2019: Concord Selfie League
    Welcome to the Concord Selfie League! This is a "Best Game" qualification tournament which will be held each month at THE FLIPPER ROOM in Concord. Qualify AND participate on the day of the Finals too! 10am - NOON qualifying with Finals starting at 12:15pm. The Finals date is the first Saturday ... 1085 Shary Circle, Concord, CA,
  • Sep-19-2019 Third Thursdays Women's Flip Frenzy
    Welcome to Outer Orbit Women’s Flip Frenzy! Registration starts 6.30, tournament @ 7. The Flip Frenzy will be for 2 hours, with Group Match Play Finals and cash prizes for the top 4 players, finishing by 10. Player 1 plays Player 2 head-to-head on a randomly chosen machine. The results are enter... 3215 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA,
  • Sep-26-2019 - Dec-07-2019: Capitol Corridor Pinball League - Lodi
    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. , Lodi, CA,
  • Oct-01-2019 - Dec-21-2019: Capitol Corridor Pinball League - Folsom
    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. , Folsom, CA,
  • Oct-01-2019 - Nov-02-2019: Concord Selfie League
    Welcome to the Concord Selfie League! This is a "Best Game" qualification tournament which will be held each month at THE FLIPPER ROOM in Concord. Qualify AND participate on the day of the Finals too! 10am - NOON qualifying with Finals starting at 12:15pm. The Finals date is the first Saturday ... 1085 Shary Circle, Concord, CA,
  • Oct-03-2019 - Dec-19-2019: East Bay Pinball League
    Welcome to the San Francisco East Bay Pinball League. A fun, friendly, open league that anybody can participate in. Feel free to stop by any time to chat, or to play a few pins. When: Every Thursday night @7:30pm Where: Phoenix Games 4607 Clayton Rd. Concord, CA 94521 4607 Clayton Road, Concord, CA,
  • Oct-17-2019 Third Thursdays Women's Flip Frenzy
    Welcome to Outer Orbit Women’s Flip Frenzy! Registration starts 6.30, tournament @ 7. The Flip Frenzy will be for 2 hours, with Group Match Play Finals and cash prizes for the top 4 players, finishing by 10. Player 1 plays Player 2 head-to-head on a randomly chosen machine. The results are enter... 3215 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA,
  • Nov-01-2019 - Dec-07-2019: Concord Selfie League
    Welcome to the Concord Selfie League! This is a "Best Game" qualification tournament which will be held each month at THE FLIPPER ROOM in Concord. Qualify AND participate on the day of the Finals too! 10am - NOON qualifying with Finals starting at 12:15pm. The Finals date is the first Saturday ... 1085 Shary Circle, Concord, CA,
  • Nov-21-2019 Third Thursdays Women's Flip Frenzy
    Welcome to Outer Orbit Women’s Flip Frenzy! Registration starts 6.30, tournament @ 7. The Flip Frenzy will be for 2 hours, with Group Match Play Finals and cash prizes for the top 4 players, finishing by 10. Player 1 plays Player 2 head-to-head on a randomly chosen machine. The results are enter... 3215 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA,
  • Dec-02-2019 - Jan-04-2020: Concord Selfie League
    Welcome to the Concord Selfie League! This is a "Best Game" qualification tournament which will be held each month at THE FLIPPER ROOM in Concord. Qualify AND participate on the day of the Finals too! 10am - NOON qualifying with Finals starting at 12:15pm. The Finals date is the first Saturday ... 1085 Shary Circle, Concord, CA,
  • Dec-19-2019 Third Thursdays Women's Flip Frenzy
    Welcome to Outer Orbit Women’s Flip Frenzy! Registration starts 6.30, tournament @ 7. The Flip Frenzy will be for 2 hours, with Group Match Play Finals and cash prizes for the top 4 players, finishing by 10. Player 1 plays Player 2 head-to-head on a randomly chosen machine. The results are enter... 3215 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA,
  • May-02-2020 Flipper Tropicana 2019
    Target match-play, 24 person maximum (including organizer/TD), private home location- address emailed to confirmed participants. Will be in the 91342 Zip code (North San Fernando Valley). Once the target score has been reached by 4 players, a 3 game final will be held, 4-2-1-0 scoring $20 buy-i... , Kagel Canyon, CA,