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-12-2021 - Sep-30-2021: League Super Awesome
    Season 20 will again take place at Sideswipe Brewing. Registration and preplay will be between August 5th and August 12th. Come join us for another great season! League Super Awesome is a fun, casual pinball group open to players of all skill and experience. The League meets at Arcade Super Awes... 2419 Scioto Harper Dr, Columbus, OH,
  • Aug-13-2021 - Sep-17-2021: Mid Ohio Flipper Organization
    6 sessions played 8/13, 8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 9/17 League size limit of 24. 6 games per league session will be played. Lowest 1 session will be dropped. Finals will be double elimination and held in late September (date TBD). , Columbus, OH,
  • Aug-21-2021 - Apr-30-2022: Cincy Pinball League
    This is for our yearly Cincy Pinball League. 32 players, multiple hosts (from our league members) 7 regular sessions (beginning Aug. 21st, 2021) and finals (tentatively set for April 30th 2022) , Batavia, OH,
  • Aug-23-2021 - Oct-18-2021: Level One Silverball League Fall
    Each league season is comprised of 8 league sessions, that are held on Mondays. During each session, each group contains 3 or 4 players. 4 games will be played at each session; the order will be decided at random by the officiator and noted on the scoresheet handed to each group – the groups wil... 130 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus, OH,
  • Sep-08-2021 - Oct-13-2021: Belles and Chimes Columbus League
    This is a womyn's league that plays on Wednesdays and is played between 2 locations (about 5 minutes apart). Players will play 5 games per night in groups of 4 (scoring is 7/5/3/1) or 3 (scoring is 7/4/1). 1 game will be assigned by organizers, remaining 4 are player's choice (each player choses ... 130 E Wilson Bridge Rd, Worthington, OH,
  • Sep-14-2021 Level One Tuesday Night Knockout
    Tournament Date: September 14, 2021 Level One Tuesday Knockout Entry fee is $1 for IFPA plus coin drop Event starts at 7pm Format is 3 strike group knockout 130 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus, OH,
  • Sep-18-2021 Level-1 Showdown
    $10 entry, (includes IFPA fee) Arcade opens at 12pm, Tournament WILL START AT 1PM SHARP! Qualifying will be 3 hours of Group Matchplay, scored Pinburgh style (3-2-1-0) Finals will be top 8-16, also Group Matchplay with Pinburgh scoring (3-2-1-0) Top 2 will advance, bottom 2 are eliminated in each... 130 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus, OH,
  • Sep-19-2021 Recbar Gaslight Sunday Night Pinball
    Gaslight Festival Event at Recbar This will be a fair strikes event with 4 Strikes per player. 4 player groups Strikes are assigned 0 - 1 - 1 - 2 In all other groups the player finishing last will receive two strikes. $5 plus coin drop is required to play. Top 4 players are paid out. Start ... 10301 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville, KY,
  • Sep-19-2021 Stern Army - J&D's Place - Knockout
    Knockout tournament. Usually 3 strikes, but might be 4 based on number of players. Start time - 6:30 PM Usually done by 9:30 PM 480 E Wilson Bridge Rd, Worthington, OH,
  • Sep-19-2021 Silverball Shodown - Sep 2021
    Join us every 3rd Sunday of the month for Silverball Shodown Sunday at Tappers sponsored by Daredevil Brewing! Entry is just $1 to cover IFPA fee, plus coin drop for each game played in the tourney. We will be playing to build points and bragging rights! Daredevil Brewing will also be giving aw... 501 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis, IN,
  • Sep-21-2021 Level One Tuesday Night Knockout
    Tournament Date: September 21, 2021 Level One Tuesday Knockout Entry fee is $1 for IFPA plus coin drop Event starts at 7pm Format is 3 strike group knockout 130 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus, OH,
  • Sep-23-2021 Zanzabrawl Thursday Night
    Two Hours of Match Play Qualifying 1 game per round Followed by Match Play Finals 3 games per round Top 12 or 50% of the field which ever is less qualify for Finals. 7pm start time. First Round draw is at 7:05. Zanzabar on the 3rd Thursday of Each Month. 2100 Preston Hwy, Louisville, KY,
  • Sep-24-2021 Recbar 812 Sunny Side Pinball
    Match Play Tournament 2 hours qualifying Match Play Top 16 Finals or 50% or the field if less than 32 people. Finals will be 3 game matches per round 5 Bucks entry + Coin Drop 336 Pearl St, New Albany, IN,
  • Sep-24-2021 Awesome Ladies Flipper Frenzy
    Join the Ladies of Arcade Super Awesome for a monthly flipper frenzy. Matches start promptly at 7:15 pm. Get ready for a fast-paced tournament: players will play head-to-head matches for exactly two hours, about 10-12 games, with a short queue after every two. Depending on number of players, the ... 2415 Scioto Harper Dr, Columbus, OH,
  • Sep-26-2021 Stern Army Launch Party MANDALORIAN at Mile Wide
    2pm Start Time 5 Dollar Buy In Plus Coin Drop. We will play a Fair Strike Knockout with 4 Strikes. 636 Barret Ave, Louisville, KY,
  • Sep-26-2021 Stern Army - J&D's Place - Knockout
    Knockout tournament. Usually 3 strikes, but might be 4 based on number of players. Start time - 6:30 PM Usually done by 9:30 PM 480 E Wilson Bridge Rd, Worthington, OH,
  • Sep-26-2021 PinVault Sunday Four-Strike
    Details: Location - Pinvault Style - 4 strikes Max Players - 40 Start time - 1:00pm or 1300 hours.... whichever comes first Prize pool - 50% of entry distributed to top 3 finishers You - BE THERE! 1043 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis, IN,
  • Oct-02-2021 Mandalorian launch party - Columbus
    Qualifying - Flipper Frenzy - 3 hours Finals - Ladder Format - # of people dependent on number of entries. Will be announced at the start of qualifying. Entry - $1 Schedule - 1:30 - 2:00 - On-site registration 2:00 - 2:15 - Announcements 2:15 - 5:15 - Flipper frenzy 5:15 - 5:45 - Dinner break 5... 480 E Wilson Bridge Rd, Worthington, OH,
  • Oct-04-2021 Stern Army Pinball Garage x Arcade Legacy III
    The format will be timed qualifying into finals. Qualifying will be seven rounds. 7/5/3/1 scoring for groups of four and 7/4/1 scoring for groups of three. Top 8 at then end of qualifying go to the finals. Finals will be group matchplay with 7/5/3/1 scoring. Three games for each round. Top two fr... 113 N 3rd St, Hamilton, OH,
  • Oct-05-2021 Level One Tuesday Night Knockout
    Tournament Date: October 5, 2021 Level One Tuesday Knockout Entry fee is $1 for IFPA plus coin drop Event starts at 7pm Format is 3 strike group knockout 130 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus, OH,
  • Oct-06-2021 Wondercade What The Flip Frenzy Tournament
    What The Flip is hosting a tournament at Wondercade Cincinnati! Doors open at 6pm, tourney runs from 7pm to 9pm. The player on top at the end of 2 hours of Flip Frenzy play will win the night. Player cap is currently at 20 to maximize playing time. If you want to play or have questions, please... 3143 Harrison Ave, Cincinnati, OH,
  • Oct-09-2021 Level One Showdown
    $10 entry, (includes IFPA fee) Arcade opens at 12pm, Tournament WILL START AT 1PM SHARP! Qualifying will be 4 hours of Group Matchplay, scored Papa style (7-5-3-1) Finals will be top 8-16, also Group Matchplay with Papa scoring (7-5-3-1) Top 2 will advance, bottom 2 are eliminated in each group. 130 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus, OH,
  • Oct-10-2021 Recbar Sunday Night Showdown
    Match Play Tournament 2 hours qualifying Match Play Top 16 Finals or 50% or the field if less than 32 people. Finals will be 3 game matches per round 5 Bucks entry + Coin Drop 10301 Taylorsville Rd, Jeffersontown, KY,
  • Oct-17-2021 Arcade Legacy Newport October Modern/Classic
    Each round will be played in groups of four (or three if necessary). The round will be two games with that group. One modern (DMD/LCD) and one classic (EM/SS). Scoring will be 7/5/3/1 per game (or 7/4/1 for three players). We will play seven rounds. No finals. Top score at the end of the seven ro... 1751 Monmouth St, Newport, KY,
  • Oct-20-2021 Belles and Chimes Columbus Season 4 Finals
    Players will be seeded according to their finish in the Belles and Chimes Season 4 league standings. Any players who did not play in league will be seeded according to skill level (taking into account local knowledge of player, IFPA rankings, etc). 130 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus, OH,
  • Oct-21-2021 Zanzabrawl Thursday Night
    Two Hours of Match Play Qualifying 1 game per round Followed by Match Play Finals 3 games per round Top 12 or 50% of the field which ever is less qualify for Finals. 7pm start time. First Round draw is at 7:05. Zanzabar on the 3rd Thursday of Each Month. 2100 Preston Hwy, Louisville, KY,
  • Oct-22-2021 Awesome Ladies Flipper Frenzy
    Join the Ladies of Arcade Super Awesome for a monthly flipper frenzy. Matches start promptly at 7:15 pm. Get ready for a fast-paced tournament: players will play head-to-head matches for exactly two hours, about 10-12 games, with a short queue after every two. Depending on number of players, th... 2415 Scioto Harper Dr, Columbus, OH,
  • Oct-24-2021 PinVault Sunday Four-Strike
    Details: Location - Pinvault Style - 4 strikes Max Players - 40 Start time - 1:00pm or 1300 hours.... whichever comes first Prize pool - 50% of entry distributed to top 3 finishers You - BE THERE! 1043 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis, IN,
  • Oct-29-2021 Recbar 812 Sunny Side Pinball
    Match Play Tournament 2 hours qualifying Match Play Top 16 Finals or 50% or the field if less than 32 people. Finals will be 3 game matches per round 5 Bucks entry + Coin Drop 336 Pearl St, New Albany, IN,
  • Nov-03-2021 - Dec-08-2021: Belles and Chimes Columbus Season 5
    League is played on Wednesdays at 8, all womyn are welcome. Players will play 5 games in groups of 4 (scoring is 7/5/3/1) or 3 (scoring is 7/4/1). 1 game will be chosen by organizers, 4 games chosen by players. 130 E Wilson Bridge Rd, Worthington, OH,
  • Nov-14-2021 Recbar Sunday Night Showdown
    Match Play Tournament 2 hours qualifying Match Play Top 16 Finals or 50% or the field if less than 32 people. Finals will be 3 game matches per round 5 Bucks entry + Coin Drop 10301 Taylorsville Rd, Jeffersontown, KY,
  • Nov-18-2021 Zanzabrawl Thursday Night
    Two Hours of Match Play Qualifying 1 game per round Followed by Match Play Finals 3 games per round Top 12 or 50% of the field which ever is less qualify for Finals. 7pm start time. First Round draw is at 7:05. Zanzabar on the 3rd Thursday of Each Month. 2100 Preston Hwy, Louisville, KY,
  • Nov-26-2021 Recbar 812 Sunny Side Pinball
    Match Play Tournament 2 hours qualifying Match Play Top 16 Finals or 50% or the field if less than 32 people. Finals will be 3 game matches per round 5 Bucks entry + Coin Drop 336 Pearl St, New Albany, IN,
  • Nov-28-2021 PinVault Sunday Four-Strike
    Details: Location - Pinvault Style - 4 strikes Max Players - 40 Start time - 1:00pm or 1300 hours.... whichever comes first Prize pool - 50% of entry distributed to top 3 finishers You - BE THERE! 1043 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis, IN,
  • Dec-03-2021 Pincinnati Strike Out Tournament
    Starts at 3 pm, limited to 64 entries. All games will be on free play. After half of the field is eliminated, there will be a 30-min break. Log into http://Matchplay.events/ to see your groupings, enter results for your group, and follow along with the event. This will be a 9 strikes progressive... 4501 Eastgate Blvd, Cincinnati, OH,
  • Dec-04-2021 Pincinnati Whodey Memorial Match Play Tournament
    Starts at 12 pm, limited to 80 entries. After 4 of the 8 qualifying rounds, there will be a 30-min break. There will be another 30 min break after qualifying is over. Log into http://Matchplay.events/ to see your groupings, enter results for you group, and follow along with the event. Qualifying... 4501 Eastgate Blvd, Cincinnati, OH,
  • Dec-05-2021 Pincinnati 3rd Running of the Gauntlet
    Gauntlet runs start at 10 am. Pay at the Gauntlet entrance in cash only. $10 per run. There are 6 games in the Gauntlet. Each game will have a posted goal on them. These goals will be posted on the games all weekend at the show so practice early! This is a time trial type event. When you start, y... 4501 Eastgate Blvd, Cincinnati, OH,
  • Dec-05-2021 Pincinnati Sunday Juniors
    Under 16 can play. Free to enter. It will be a 3 strikes tournament with 2 strikes to a 4 player group, and 1 strike to a 3 player group. Starts at 11am. Trophy to the winner, and plaque to places 2 and 3. 4501 Eastgate Blvd, Cincinnati, OH,
  • Dec-12-2021 Recbar Sunday Night Showdown
    Match Play Tournament 2 hours qualifying Match Play Top 16 Finals or 50% or the field if less than 32 people. Finals will be 3 game matches per round 5 Bucks entry + Coin Drop 10301 Taylorsville Rd, Jeffersontown, KY,
  • Dec-15-2021 Belles and Chimes Columbus Season 5 Finals
    Players will be seeded according to their finish in Belles and Chimes Columbus Season 5 final standings. Players who did not have points for the season will be seeded according to TD discretion. 480 E Wilson Bridge Rd, Worthington, OH,
  • Dec-16-2021 Zanzabrawl Thursday Night
    Two Hours of Match Play Qualifying 1 game per round Followed by Match Play Finals 3 games per round Top 12 or 50% of the field which ever is less qualify for Finals. 7pm start time. First Round draw is at 7:05. Zanzabar on the 3rd Thursday of Each Month. 2100 Preston Hwy, Louisville, KY,
  • Dec-18-2021 Battle of the Bluegrass - Pingolf
    9 Holes of Pingolf Qualifying entries will be accepted between 2pm and 4pm. After 4pm no more entries will be accepted. Top 8 players or 50% of the field whichever is less will qualify for finals. Tournament Fee is $10 and the Entry Fee to Arcade Legacy Newport 1765 Monmouth St, Newport, KY,
  • Dec-26-2021 Recbar 812 Sunny Side Pinball
    Match Play Tournament 2 hours qualifying Match Play Top 16 Finals or 50% or the field if less than 32 people. Finals will be 3 game matches per round 5 Bucks entry + Coin Drop 336 Pearl St, New Albany, IN,
  • Dec-26-2021 PinVault Sunday Four-Strike
    Details: Location - Pinvault Style - 4 strikes Max Players - 40 Start time - 1:00pm or 1300 hours.... whichever comes first Prize pool - 50% of entry distributed to top 3 finishers You - BE THERE! 1043 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis, IN,
  • Jun-10-2022 The Amazing Pinball Race
    Straight amazing race style format from start to finish. Lowest score on each game is knocked out. No qualifying round, no player limit. More info on the Facebook event page. 130 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus, OH,
  • Jun-11-2022 - Jun-12-2022: The Amazing Pinball Race
    Qualifying: Target match play. Players will be placed into four player groups (occasionally three players) to compete on an individual, randomly selected machine. Points will be awarded by performance on that machine and added to a running total for the tournament. A player qualifies for fina... 130 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus, OH,
  • Feb-29-2024 Cartridge Gaming Pinball 4 Strikes Saturdays
    4 Strikes Pinball Tournament. 4 Strikes and you're out! Play in groups of 3 or 4. 4 Player groups the bottom 2 players get a strike. 3 player groups the bottom player gets a strike. Play continues til 1 remains! $1 IFPA tournament fee per player. 2815 Elida Rd, Lima, OH,