Upcoming Events

Here's a list of the upcoming pinball events in the Charlotte, NC 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.

  • Sep-07-2022 - Oct-12-2022: Stern Army - Reboot Pinball League: Season 5
    Season 5 will consist of six qualifying episodes, plus a Season Finale (submitted separately) for players that attend at least 50% of the episodes. Each player is able to drop their lowest episode. Qualifying Format: Match Play Duration: We'll play as many single game rounds as possible within 2... 534 N Liberty St, Winston-Salem, NC,
  • Oct-01-2022 Super Abari Selfie Showdown Sep 22
    Selfie Scores can be submitted during the entire month. Top 16 scores qualify for finals. A division and B division finals will be held. B Division will be limited to players who rank > 1500 IFPA rankings. Finals are two rounds of 3 games each. PAPA scoring (4-2-1-0). The victor of A division ... 1015 Seigle Ave, Charlotte, NC,
  • Oct-02-2022 Level 256 Knockout Tournament
    Starts at 5:00PM! The format is group knockout. Players will play in groups of 3 or 4 per round. Players with the bottom two scores of a four player game will receive a strike. Player with the bottom score of a three player game will receive a strike. Four strikes eliminates you from the tourn... 79 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC,
  • Oct-02-2022 Stern Army - Boxcar GSO Strike Tournament
    Join the Triad Pinball Players for our monthly first-Sunday tournament at Boxcar Bar + Arcade in Greensboro. This month will be a 4-strike knockout. Best-of-1 Matches (4 player matches – 3rd/4th place get strikes – 3 player groups ONLY 3rd place gets a strike). Draws: Balanced Pairing: Swiss Tie... 120 W Lewis St, Greensboro, NC,
  • Oct-05-2022 Retrocade Weekly Matchplay
    Join us every Wednesday for our pinball tournament! The $10 entry gets you into the tournament, as well as granting unlimited access to all games across two floors! No Coins needed! 3 rounds of group matchplay 2 games per round. Top 4 advance to one game final. 8pm start time. all games on freep... 800 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC,
  • Oct-08-2022 Toy Story 4 Launch Party Bang Back Pinball Lounge
    8 rounds of single Match Play. Random 1st, Swiss after Top 8 PAPA-style 3 game (semi &) Finals 741 Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC,
  • Oct-09-2022 Level 256 Knockout Tournament
    Starts at 5:00PM! The format is group knockout. Players will play in groups of 3 or 4 per round. Players with the bottom two scores of a four player game will receive a strike. Player with the bottom score of a three player game will receive a strike. Four strikes eliminates you from the tourn... 79 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC,
  • Oct-09-2022 Level 256 Flip Frenzy Tournament!
    We will be celebrating our two year anniversary that night and what better way to celebrate than Pinball! Pinball! Pinball! Flip Frenzy will be 2.5 hours of playing as much pinball as possible! You will be placed in head-to-head matches with other opponents and the idea is to play as many machin... 79 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC,
  • Oct-09-2022 Bi-weekly Player 1up Four strike tournament
    Four strike tournament all the way up. 11 dollars to enter 10 to the pot 1 for IFPA. Split 60-30-10 140 E Main St, Rock Hill, SC,
  • Oct-12-2022 Retrocade Weekly Matchplay
    Join us every Wednesday for our pinball tournament! The $10 entry gets you into the tournament, as well as granting unlimited access to all games across two floors! No Coins needed! 3 rounds of group matchplay 2 games per round. Top 4 advance to one game final. 8pm start time. all games on freep... 800 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC,
  • Oct-15-2022 Granby Grill October Pinball Tournament
    Join us on Saturday October 15 for The Granby Grill October Pinball Tournament! Tournament will be limited to 16 players. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Pre-registration is open! To pre-register, please DM Tony Evans, or send an email to flippinpinball@gmail.com. It is not... 612 Whaley St, Columbia, SC,
  • Oct-16-2022 Level 256 Knockout Tournament
    Starts at 5:00PM! The format is group knockout. Players will play in groups of 3 or 4 per round. Players with the bottom two scores of a four player game will receive a strike. Player with the bottom score of a three player game will receive a strike. Four strikes eliminates you from the tourn... 79 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC,
  • Oct-16-2022 October Matchplay at Paranoia Pinball
    Note the New Day and Start Time! Doors open at noon, event at 1pm Entry is 5$ a person. We will have two hours of matchplay qualifying followed by a three-game round for Top four competitors. Scoring during qualifying rounds will determine seed for finals. Top player gets choice of game or posi... 412 W Palmer St, Charlotte, NC,
  • Oct-19-2022 Boxcar Raleigh 3rd Wednesday Knockout
    Come join us a Boxcar Arcade in downtown Raleigh for our monthly 3rd Wednesday knockout tournament! The format will be group knockout using a "Fair strike" match-play format. Players will play in groups of 3 or 4 people per machine. In a four-player game, first place will get 0 strikes, second p... 330 W Davie St, Raleigh, NC,
  • Oct-19-2022 Retrocade Weekly Matchplay
    Join us every Wednesday for our pinball tournament! The $10 entry gets you into the tournament, as well as granting unlimited access to all games across two floors! No Coins needed! 3 rounds of group matchplay 2 games per round. Top 4 advance to one game final. 8pm start time. all games on freep... 800 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC,
  • Oct-20-2022 The Basement Pinball Showdown 2022
    Our regular tournaments run the 3rd Thursday of every month. The bar will open at 5pm with tournament play beginning at 7pm sharp. Each participant will pay a $10 entry fee, which will cover the IFPA fee, prize pool, as well as the cost to play each game. All games are currently on free play. The... 14 Union St S, Concord, NC,
  • Oct-20-2022 Belles & Chimes Cola :: Ladies Night :: Bang Back
    90 minutes of Flip Frenzy PAPA Style Finals 3 games 4-2-1-0 741 Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC,
  • Oct-22-2022 October Pinball Tournament at Craft & Draft Irmo
    5 games 8 rounds Group matchplay with matchplay finals $5 dollar buy in plus coin drop $1 dollar to the IFPA Pre-registration Sept. 1st 2022 7583 Saint Andrews Rd, Irmo, SC,
  • Oct-23-2022 Level 256 Knockout Tournament
    Starts at 5:00PM! The format is group knockout. Players will play in groups of 3 or 4 per round. Players with the bottom two scores of a four player game will receive a strike. Player with the bottom score of a three player game will receive a strike. Four strikes eliminates you from the tourn... 79 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC,
  • Oct-23-2022 Bi-weekly Player 1up Four strike tournament
    Four strike tournament all the way up. 11 dollars to enter 10 to the pot 1 for IFPA. Split 60-30-10 140 E Main St, Rock Hill, SC,
  • Oct-23-2022 CPCS: S2 Q2
    This is the second qualifier for season 2 of the Carolina Pinball Championship Series. This will be 8 rounds of Group Matchplay, one game per round. Top 8 will qualify for finals which consists of 2 rounds, 3 games per round. Top 10% instantly qualify for CPCS Finals scheduled May 2023! Entry fee... 140 E Main St, Rock Hill, SC,
  • Oct-26-2022 Retrocade Weekly Matchplay
    Join us every Wednesday for our pinball tournament! The $10 entry gets you into the tournament, as well as granting unlimited access to all games across two floors! No Coins needed! 3 rounds of group matchplay 2 games per round. Top 4 advance to one game final. 8pm start time. all games on freep... 800 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC,
  • Oct-26-2022 Boxcar Durham 4th Wednesday Tournament
    5-strike, Fair Strike tournament held monthly on the 4th Wednesday. Foster St, Durham, NC,
  • Oct-27-2022 Belles & Chimes Charlotte Gal-O-Ween Tournament
    We're having a special Halloween version of Belles MatchPlay! We will have trophies (to be announced) and snacks available. This will be for IFPA points but it will be the regular matchplay format. Feel free to come in costume! The game list is not final but tentatively will include the "spooky"... 1015 Seigle Ave, Charlotte, NC,
  • Oct-28-2022 Fellowship of the Silver Ball Project Pinball tour
    Fellowship of the silver ball Project Pinball charity tournament and silent auction. practice 6pm tournament 7pm. silent auction takes place during tournament. 8 rounds of group match play single game rounds, top 16 continue to finals. 1 game group match play from 16 to 8 , 1 game group match pla... 1952 Sharon Rd, Woodruff, SC,
  • Oct-28-2022 Stern Army-Reboot Pinball League: Season 5 Finale
    Players must have competed in at least 50% of the qualifying episodes to play in the Season 5 Finale. Finals will be held on the last calendar Wednesday in October - 10/26/22 Format: Group Match Play - 3 single game rounds per tier Seeding: Slaughter - top seed has choice of game or position eac... 534 N Liberty St, Winston-Salem, NC,
  • Oct-29-2022 Pinky's Pinball Tournament #3
    Practice at 12pm, Tournament at 1pm $12 Normal Admission. Lots of Pinballs and Arcades on Free Play. Limit to 40 players. To reserve your spot email or text thephilspinball@gmail.com or 864-485-9388 8 rounds of 1 game of Group Match Play - 3 or 4 player groups. Top 16 move to playoffs for a singl... 250 Mill St, Taylors, SC,
  • Oct-29-2022 - Oct-30-2022: BANG BACK PINBALL HALLOWEEN :: 13 HOUR LOCK-IN
    13 Hours to complete as many 4 player (or 3 player) matches as possible in a 13 hour window. No "Finals", just the finishing position after 13 hours. 741 Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC,
  • Oct-30-2022 Level 256 Knockout Tournament
    Starts at 5:00PM! The format is group knockout. Players will play in groups of 3 or 4 per round. Players with the bottom two scores of a four player game will receive a strike. Player with the bottom score of a three player game will receive a strike. Four strikes eliminates you from the tourn... 79 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC,
  • Nov-02-2022 Retrocade Weekly Matchplay
    Join us every Wednesday for our pinball tournament! The $10 entry gets you into the tournament, as well as granting unlimited access to all games across two floors! No Coins needed! 3 rounds of group matchplay 2 games per round. Top 4 advance to one game final. 8pm start time. all games on freep... 800 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC,
  • Nov-06-2022 Level 256 Knockout Tournament
    Starts at 5:00PM! The format is group knockout. Players will play in groups of 3 or 4 per round. Players with the bottom two scores of a four player game will receive a strike. Player with the bottom score of a three player game will receive a strike. Four strikes eliminates you from the tourn... 79 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC,
  • Nov-06-2022 Bi-weekly Player 1up Four strike tournament
    Four strike tournament all the way up. 11 dollars to enter 10 to the pot 1 for IFPA. Split 60-30-10 140 E Main St, Rock Hill, SC,
  • Nov-09-2022 Retrocade Weekly Matchplay
    Join us every Wednesday for our pinball tournament! The $10 entry gets you into the tournament, as well as granting unlimited access to all games across two floors! No Coins needed! 3 rounds of group matchplay 2 games per round. Top 4 advance to one game final. 8pm start time. all games on freep... 800 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC,
  • Nov-12-2022 Granby Grill November Pinball Tournament
    Join us on Saturday November 12 for The Granby Grill November Pinball Tournament! Tournament will be limited to 16 players. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Pre-registration is open! To pre-register, please DM Tony Evans, or send an email to flippinpinball@gmail.com. It is n... 612 Whaley St, Columbia, SC,
  • Nov-12-2022 November Strikes Tournament at Paranoia Pinball
    Strike format TBD. 5$ Entry. Players battle it out in 4-player groups and receive strikes. Once your strike limit is met you are out! The last one standing wins! Cash prizes for top 3! 412 W Palmer St, Charlotte, NC,
  • Nov-13-2022 Level 256 Knockout Tournament
    Starts at 5:00PM! The format is group knockout. Players will play in groups of 3 or 4 per round. Players with the bottom two scores of a four player game will receive a strike. Player with the bottom score of a three player game will receive a strike. Four strikes eliminates you from the tourn... 79 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC,
  • Nov-16-2022 Boxcar Raleigh 3rd Wednesday Knockout
    Come join us a Boxcar Arcade in downtown Raleigh for our monthly 3rd Wednesday knockout tournament! The format will be group knockout using a "Fair strike" match-play format. Players will play in groups of 3 or 4 people per machine. In a four-player game, first place will get 0 strikes, second p... 330 W Davie St, Raleigh, NC,
  • Nov-16-2022 Retrocade Weekly Matchplay
    Join us every Wednesday for our pinball tournament! The $10 entry gets you into the tournament, as well as granting unlimited access to all games across two floors! No Coins needed! 3 rounds of group matchplay 2 games per round. Top 4 advance to one game final. 8pm start time. all games on freep... 800 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC,
  • Nov-17-2022 The Basement Pinball Showdown 2022
    Our regular tournaments run the 3rd Thursday of every month. The bar will open at 5pm with tournament play beginning at 7pm sharp. Each participant will pay a $10 entry fee, which will cover the IFPA fee, prize pool, as well as the cost to play each game. All games are currently on free play. The... 14 Union St S, Concord, NC,
  • Nov-17-2022 Belles & Chimes Cola :: Ladies Night :: Bang Back
    Group Targeted Match Play Swiss Pairing 7-5-3-1 scoring Target 24 741 Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC,
  • Nov-20-2022 Level 256 Knockout Tournament
    Starts at 5:00PM! The format is group knockout. Players will play in groups of 3 or 4 per round. Players with the bottom two scores of a four player game will receive a strike. Player with the bottom score of a three player game will receive a strike. Four strikes eliminates you from the tourn... 79 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC,
  • Nov-20-2022 Bi-weekly Player 1up Four strike tournament
    Four strike tournament all the way up. 11 dollars to enter 10 to the pot 1 for IFPA. Split 60-30-10 140 E Main St, Rock Hill, SC,
  • Nov-23-2022 Retrocade Weekly Matchplay
    Join us every Wednesday for our pinball tournament! The $10 entry gets you into the tournament, as well as granting unlimited access to all games across two floors! No Coins needed! 3 rounds of group matchplay 2 games per round. Top 4 advance to one game final. 8pm start time. all games on freep... 800 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC,
  • Nov-23-2022 Boxcar Durham 4th Wednesday Tournament
    5-strike, Fair Strike tournament held monthly on the 4th Wednesday. Foster St, Durham, NC,
  • Nov-27-2022 Level 256 Knockout Tournament
    Starts at 5:00PM! The format is group knockout. Players will play in groups of 3 or 4 per round. Players with the bottom two scores of a four player game will receive a strike. Player with the bottom score of a three player game will receive a strike. Four strikes eliminates you from the tourn... 79 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC,
  • Nov-30-2022 Retrocade Weekly Matchplay
    Join us every Wednesday for our pinball tournament! The $10 entry gets you into the tournament, as well as granting unlimited access to all games across two floors! No Coins needed! 3 rounds of group matchplay 2 games per round. Top 4 advance to one game final. 8pm start time. all games on freep... 800 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC,
  • Dec-04-2022 Level 256 Knockout Tournament
    Starts at 5:00PM! The format is group knockout. Players will play in groups of 3 or 4 per round. Players with the bottom two scores of a four player game will receive a strike. Player with the bottom score of a three player game will receive a strike. Four strikes eliminates you from the tourn... 79 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC,
  • Dec-04-2022 Bi-weekly Player 1up Four strike tournament
    Four strike tournament all the way up. 11 dollars to enter 10 to the pot 1 for IFPA. Split 60-30-10 140 E Main St, Rock Hill, SC,
  • Dec-07-2022 Retrocade Weekly Matchplay
    Join us every Wednesday for our pinball tournament! 8pm start. The $10 entry gets you into the tournament, as well as granting unlimited access to all games across two floors! No Coins needed! 3 rounds of group matchplay 2 games per round. Top 4 advance to one game final.Unless we have more then... 800 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC,
  • Dec-11-2022 Level 256 Knockout Tournament
    Starts at 5:00PM! The format is group knockout. Players will play in groups of 3 or 4 per round. Players with the bottom two scores of a four player game will receive a strike. Player with the bottom score of a three player game will receive a strike. Four strikes eliminates you from the tourn... 79 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC,
  • Dec-14-2022 Retrocade Weekly Matchplay
    Join us every Wednesday for our pinball tournament! 8pm start. The $10 entry gets you into the tournament, as well as granting unlimited access to all games across two floors! No Coins needed! 3 rounds of group matchplay 2 games per round. Top 4 advance to one game final.Unless we have more then... 800 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC,
  • Dec-15-2022 Belles & Chimes Cola :: Ladies Night :: Bang Back
    Fair Strikes to 8 (0-1-1-2) (0-1-2) Swiss pairing 741 Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC,
  • Dec-17-2022 Granby Grill December Pinball Tournament
    Join us on Saturday December 17 for The Granby Grill December Pinball Tournament! Tournament will be limited to 16 players. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Pre-registration is open! To pre-register, please DM Tony Evans, or send an email to flippinpinball@gmail.com. It is n... 612 Whaley St, Columbia, SC,
  • Dec-18-2022 Level 256 Knockout Tournament
    Starts at 5:00PM! The format is group knockout. Players will play in groups of 3 or 4 per round. Players with the bottom two scores of a four player game will receive a strike. Player with the bottom score of a three player game will receive a strike. Four strikes eliminates you from the tourn... 79 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC,
  • Dec-18-2022 Bi-weekly Player 1up Four strike tournament
    Four strike tournament all the way up. 11 dollars to enter 10 to the pot 1 for IFPA. Split 60-30-10 140 E Main St, Rock Hill, SC,
  • Dec-21-2022 Boxcar Raleigh 3rd Wednesday Knockout
    Come join us a Boxcar Arcade in downtown Raleigh for our monthly 3rd Wednesday knockout tournament! The format will be group knockout using a "Fair strike" match-play format. Players will play in groups of 3 or 4 people per machine. In a four-player game, first place will get 0 strikes, second p... 330 W Davie St, Raleigh, NC,
  • Dec-21-2022 Retrocade Weekly Matchplay
    Join us every Wednesday for our pinball tournament! 8pm start. The $10 entry gets you into the tournament, as well as granting unlimited access to all games across two floors! No Coins needed! 3 rounds of group matchplay 2 games per round. Top 4 advance to one game final.Unless we have more then... 800 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC,
  • Dec-23-2022 Level 256 Knockout Tournament
    Starts at 5:00PM! The format is group knockout. Players will play in groups of 3 or 4 per round. Players with the bottom two scores of a four player game will receive a strike. Player with the bottom score of a three player game will receive a strike. Four strikes eliminates you from the tourn... 79 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC,
  • Dec-28-2022 Retrocade Weekly Matchplay
    Join us every Wednesday for our pinball tournament! 8pm start. The $10 entry gets you into the tournament, as well as granting unlimited access to all games across two floors! No Coins needed! 3 rounds of group matchplay 2 games per round. Top 4 advance to one game final.Unless we have more then... 800 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC,
  • Dec-28-2022 Boxcar Durham 4th Wednesday Tournament
    5-strike, Fair Strike tournament held monthly on the 4th Wednesday. Foster St, Durham, NC,
  • Dec-30-2022 Level 256 Knockout Tournament
    Starts at 5:00PM! The format is group knockout. Players will play in groups of 3 or 4 per round. Players with the bottom two scores of a four player game will receive a strike. Player with the bottom score of a three player game will receive a strike. Four strikes eliminates you from the tourn... 79 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC,
  • Jan-21-2023 Little Flippers Jan :: Bang Back Pinball
    Group Match Play 4 rounds PAPA Style Finals for Top 4 741 Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC,
  • Jan-21-2023 IFPA North Carolina State Pinball Championship
    The top 24 IFPA point earners in 2022 will be invited to play for the NC State Championship title and earn an invitation to the North American Pinball Championship (NACS). This tournament will be a head to head single elimination bracket with best of 7 matches. Players will be seeded according to... 1015 Seigle Ave, Charlotte, NC,
  • Feb-18-2023 Little Flippers Feb :: Bang Back Pinball
    Group Match Play 4 rounds PAPA Style Finals for Top 4 741 Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC,
  • Mar-18-2023 Little Flippers March :: Bang Back Pinball
    Group Match Play 4 rounds PAPA Style Finals for Top 4 741 Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC,
  • Apr-04-2023 Free Play Arlington Pinball Monday
    Tournament Date: April 4th, 2022 Match Play Link: https://matchplay.live/jdwx8 Our monthly pinball tourney held at Free Play Arlington. It's a 3 Strikes tournament across all the Free Play Arlington tables (but still open to the public so play nice) Free to enter for all in the building. It's a... 400 Arlington St, Greenville, SC,
  • Apr-15-2023 Little Flippers April :: Bang Back Pinball
    Group Match Play 4 rounds PAPA Style Finals for Top 4 741 Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC,
  • May-20-2023 Little Flippers May :: Bang Back Pinball
    Group Match Play 4 rounds PAPA Style Finals for Top 4 741 Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC,
  • Jun-17-2023 Little Flippers June :: Bang Back Pinball
    Group Match Play 4 rounds PAPA Style Finals for Top 4 741 Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC,
  • Nov-15-2109 Fellowship of the Silver Ball November Tournament
    group match play 4 rounds 2 games per round. top 8 move on to the finals. practice starts at 630 tournament at 730. all ages and skill levels welcome . Bring a snack to share. this is a non alcohol event. new players to the fellowship are free. Tournament fee $5 for adults, 18 and under $1 . 3923 West Georgia Road, Pelzer, SC,