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!
  • Cool Music Stop Monthly Tournament
    Second Thursday- Stern Army- Cool Music Stop Monthly Tournament . We are back and are currently the only tournament happening in Illinois. Face masks or face coverings are required to participate in the tournament! Sign in starts @ 6:30pm and tournament play begins @ 7pm. 7 rounds of match play followed by a 6 game playoff for the top 4 players, *Tournament formats will vary per director's discretion. Event lasts 2-3 hours, depending on tournament format *. Tournament fee $5. Most games .75 each or 3 for $2 For more information call Tom @ 815-685-4331 or contact @ t.n.menge@hotmail.com Here is the info for our monthly tournament for October. please put in IFPA listing area October 8, 2020 Stern Army – Cool Music Stop Bar & Grill Monthly Tournament. Second Thursday of every month. We are back and are currently the only tournament happening in Illinois. Face masks or face coverings are required to participate in the tournament! Sign in starts @ 6:30pm and tournament play begins @ 7pm. 7 rounds of match play followed by a 6 game playoff for the top 4 players, *Tournament formats will vary per director's discretion. Event lasts 2-3 hours, depending on tournament format *. Tournament fee $5. Most games .75 each or 3 for $2 For more information call Tom @ 815-685-4331 or contact @ t.n.menge@hotmail.com