Upcoming Events

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

  • Jul-30-2022 - Dec-17-2022: Mad City Flippers
    5 Rounds of Group Matchplay, Swiss Pairings, 7/5/3/1 scoring, with a season lasting 6 sessions. Top 4 players for a 4 game group matchplay final. July 30 Aug 6 Sept 24 Oct 8 Nov 12 Dec 17 , Madison, WI,
  • Sep-06-2022 - Oct-11-2022: The Pinball Room - League
    Weekly league at The Pinball Room in Sioux Falls, SD. League will run 6 weeks. The lowest scoring week for each player will be dropped from their total score for the league. Groupings will be of 3 or 4 depending on number of participants each week. Five games will be played by each group.... 2111 S Minnesota Ave, Sioux Falls, SD,
  • Sep-28-2022 Stern Army - I/O Arcade Bar Monthly Tournament
    This is a monthly public tournament where we play 6 rounds of qualifying MatchPlay. The top four play group match play across seven games. The remaining players playoff two rounds in ranked four packs 924 Williamson St, Madison, WI,
  • Sep-29-2022 September Slap Save Tourney
    $11 entry. Players pay for their own games. Matchplay qualifying with bracket style finals. *Exact details contingent on on the number of players 1631 SW Main St, Ankeny, IA,
  • Oct-01-2022 The Pinball Room - Monthly Tournament
    3 Strike Knockout Tournament Groups of 4 will play on a randomly selected game each round and bottom 2 players scores on the game will receive a strike. In the case of an odd number of players, groups of 3 may be used and only the lowest score will receive a strike. Tournament to start at 2pm. 2111 S Minnesota Ave, Sioux Falls, SD,
  • Oct-01-2022 FALL into points Bracket
    $6 entry single elimination bracket , Ankeny, IA,
  • Oct-01-2022 FALL into some points Matchplay
    $11 entry 12:00 start. We will play 5 rounds or 2 hours of group matchplay whichever is shorter. All skills welcome 1631 SW Main St, Ankeny, IA,
  • Oct-02-2022 Stern Army- Louie's Silverball Sunday Monthly
    Sunday October 2, 2022 Sign in starts at 12:30pm and tournament play begins at 1pm. 7 rounds of group match play followed by a 6 game multi match play playoff for the top four qualifiers. Payout for the top four players-1st 40%, 2nd 30%, 3rd 20%, 4th 10%! Tournament fee $5 (includes $1 IFPA fee) ... 5689 Elevator Rd, Roscoe, IL,
  • Oct-05-2022 Craft Beer Pinball League Monthly
    Group play begins at 6:30 PM. Please arrive ahead of time for warm-ups, a free beer, and to get registered. Each player will play through machines available in a random group of four and scores will be tabulated. After Points are totaled a ranked list is generated and playoff groups will be form... 2535 University Ave, Madison, WI,
  • Oct-07-2022 Red Hat Pins First Friday October Tournament
    1st Friday at 6 PM of every month. Warm-ups can start during regular business hours (2 PM) at Gone Axe Throwing and end at 6 pm sharp. $15 entry – ($5 for coin drop, $10 for prize pot). Payouts will be 40-30-20-10% for the top 4 finishers. Pre-registration is encouraged. Walk-in on the day of the... 1001 SW Washington St, Peoria, IL,
  • Oct-09-2022 Backpocket Monthly IFPA Tournament
    Double elimination bracket style tournament using Brackelope app 333 E 10th St, Dubuque, IA,
  • Oct-09-2022 Beercade October Pin-Bowling Tournament
    $10 entry with cash prizes dependent on the number of competitors. This will be an 11 "frame" bowling competition where each machine will have ten scores listed, at the end of three balls whichever score you've achieved will determine your bowling score, no gutterballs. Lowest score wins. 6104 Maple St, Omaha, NE,
  • Oct-13-2022 Stern Army- 3rd Thursdays @ Louie's Tap House
    Thursday October 13, 2022. Yes, I can count, this is the second Thursday, but we will not compete with the Chicago Pinball Expo which runs from October 19-22, 2022 Sign in starts at 6:30pm and tournament play begins at 7pm. 5 rounds of group match play followed by a 6 game multi match play playof... 5689 Elevator Rd, Roscoe, IL,
  • Oct-15-2022 Stern Army - Schwoegler's Monthly Tournament
    Monthly competitions scheduled the 3rd Saturday of every month (most months). 6:00pm start time. Please sign in by 5:55pm. Prizes for final position winners of each of the top 4 subgroups. Qualify across 8 games each month. Top 4 pack makes playoff. 7 game PAPA style playoff. All other qualifie... 444 Grand Canyon Dr, Madison, WI,
  • Oct-16-2022 Big John’s Billiards October Matchplay
    Matchplay style tournament Point allocation: Group of 4 (7,5,3,1) Group of 3 (7,4,1) 9819 M St, Omaha, NE,
  • Oct-20-2022 Women's Pinball Tournament for October
    Join us for a Women's Pinball Tournament! Whether you are a newcomer or a pinball wizard, all ladies are welcome to play! Tournament format to be determined by player turn out. $1 IFPA fee due when you register. Players pay for their own games. Beverages and food available through The Operating R... 1631 SW Main St, Ankeny, IA,
  • Oct-23-2022 Project Pinball Double Flippin' #1 Match Play
    Sunday October 23, 2022 We will be holding 2 tournaments, with all registration fees being donated to Project Pinball Charity!!! Each tournament will payout to the top four finishers as follows 1st-$100, 2nd $50, 3rd $25, 4th $15 Tournament#1 - 12pm start time 5 rounds of group match play followe... 5689 Elevator Rd, Roscoe, IL,
  • Oct-23-2022 Project Pinball Double Flippin' #2 3 Strike KO
    Sunday October 23, 2022 We will be holding 2 tournaments, with all registration fees being donated to Project Pinball Charity!!! Each tournament will payout to the top four finishers as follows 1st-$100, 2nd $50, 3rd $25, 4th $15 Preregistration will open on Saturday October 1, 2022. $15 for both... 5689 Elevator Rd, Roscoe, IL,
  • Oct-23-2022 Beercade 2 October Flipper Frenzy
    $10 entry, cash prizes paid. Extra balls are off. 2.5 hour time limit. 1423 S 13th St, Omaha, NE,
  • Oct-25-2022 LakeSide Stern Army IFPA Pinball Tournament
    We Aim to have a normal 8 round Group match Play event. ( depending on player Numbers.) In the event we don't have enough players to launch a group play event.... we will resort to playing a Round Robbin format. 203 Cottage Grove Rd, Madison, WI,
  • Oct-26-2022 Stern Army - I/O Arcade Bar Monthly Tournament
    This is a monthly public tournament where we play 6 rounds of qualifying MatchPlay. The top four play group match play across seven games. The remaining players playoff two rounds in ranked four packs 924 Williamson St, Madison, WI,
  • Oct-29-2022 Halloween Pinball Tournament
    1:00 PM Check in 2:00 PM Start Time Pay for your own coin in 1631 SW Main St, Ankeny, IA,
  • Oct-29-2022 October pinball tournaments
    Head to head double elimination bracket style tournament using Brackelope app. Best of 1 matches 10161 Blue Spruce Dr, Peosta, IA,
  • Oct-29-2022 October pinball tournaments
    3 strike knockout tournament with Swiss seeding using Brackelope 10161 Blue Spruce Dr, Peosta, IA,
  • Nov-02-2022 Craft Beer Pinball League Monthly
    Group play begins at 6:30 PM. Please arrive ahead of time for warm-ups, a free beer, and to get registered. Each player will play through machines available in a random group of four and scores will be tabulated. After Points are totaled a ranked list is generated and playoff groups will be form... 2535 University Ave, Madison, WI,
  • Nov-03-2022 Halloween Hangover Pinball Tourney
    Goodbye Ghouls, Hello Turkey. Let’s pinball. 1631 SW Main St, Ankeny, IA,
  • Nov-04-2022 Red Hat Pins First Friday November Tournament
    1st Friday at 6 PM of every month. Warm-ups can start during regular business hours (2 PM) at Gone Axe Throwing and end at 6 pm sharp. $15 entry – ($5 for coin drop, $10 for prize pot). Payouts will be 40-30-20-10% for the top 4 finishers. Pre-registration is encouraged. Walk-in on the day of the... 1001 SW Washington St, Peoria, IL,
  • Nov-05-2022 The Pinball Room - Monthly Tournament
    3 Strike Knockout Tournament Groups of 4 will play on a randomly selected game each round and bottom 2 players scores on the game will receive a strike. In the case of an odd number of players, groups of 3 may be used and only the lowest score will receive a strike. Tournament to start at 2pm. 2111 S Minnesota Ave, Sioux Falls, SD,
  • Nov-06-2022 Stern Army- Louie's Silverball Sunday Monthly
    Sunday November 6, 2022 Sign in starts at 12:30pm and tournament play begins at 1pm. 7 rounds of group match play followed by a 6 game multi match play playoff for the top four qualifiers. Payout for the top four players-1st 40%, 2nd 30%, 3rd 20%, 4th 10%! Tournament fee $5 (includes $1 IFPA fee)... 5689 Elevator Rd, Roscoe, IL,
  • Nov-13-2022 Beercade November Pin-Golf Tournament
    The format is Pin-Golf meaning you get in groups of 3-4 and play every machine with scores determined by which ball you reach the goal posted on each machine. Entry is $10 per person with cash payouts determined by how many competitors we have. 6104 Maple St, Omaha, NE,
  • Nov-13-2022 Beercade November Matchplay Tournament 2022
    In round one, players are randomly paired into groups of 3 or 4. 4 player groups score 7,5,3,1 and in 3 player groups players score 7,4,1. After each round, players are regrouped into like scored groups. The highest scores win the tournament. This format is generally 7 rounds, but may change to a... 6104 Maple St, Omaha, NE,
  • Nov-17-2022 Stern Army- 3rd Thursdays @ Louie's Tap House
    Thursday November 17, 2022. Sign in starts at 6:30pm and tournament play begins at 7pm. 5 rounds of group match play followed by a 6 game multi match play playoff for the top four qualifiers. Payout for the top four players- 1st 40%, 2nd 30%, 3rd 20%, 4th 10%. Tournament fee $5 (includes $1 IFPA ... 5689 Elevator Rd, Roscoe, IL,
  • Nov-19-2022 Stern Army - Schwoegler's Monthly Tournament
    Monthly competitions scheduled the 3rd Saturday of every month (most months). 6:00pm start time. Please sign in by 5:55pm. Prizes for final position winners of each of the top 4 subgroups. Qualify across 8 games each month. Top 4 pack makes playoff. 7 game PAPA style playoff. All other qualifie... 444 Grand Canyon Dr, Madison, WI,
  • Nov-20-2022 Big John’s Billiards November Match play tournament
    Matchplay style tournament Groups of 4 = 7,5,3,1 Groups of 3 = 7,4,1 9819 M St, Omaha, NE,
  • Nov-22-2022 LakeSide Stern Army IFPA Pinball Tournament
    We Aim to have a normal 8 round Group match Play event. ( depending on player Numbers.) In the event we don't have enough players to launch a group play event.... we will resort to playing a Round Robbin format. 203 Cottage Grove Rd, Madison, WI,
  • Nov-23-2022 Stern Army - I/O Arcade Bar Monthly Tournament
    This is a monthly public tournament where we play 6 rounds of qualifying MatchPlay. The top four play group match play across seven games. The remaining players playoff two rounds in ranked four packs 924 Williamson St, Madison, WI,
  • Nov-27-2022 Beercade 2 November Strike Out
    1 pm start time. $10 entry plus coin drop, cash prizes paid. 3 strike knock out, 2 strikes in 3 and 4 player groups. Extra balls are off. 1423 S 13th St, Omaha, NE,
  • Dec-02-2022 Red Hat Pins First Friday December Tournament
    1st Friday at 6 PM of every month. Warm-ups can start during regular business hours (2 PM) at Gone Axe Throwing and end at 6 pm sharp. $15 entry – ($5 for coin drop, $10 for prize pot). Payouts will be 40-30-20-10% for the top 4 finishers. Pre-registration is encouraged. Walk-in on the day of the... 1001 SW Washington St, Peoria, IL,
  • Dec-03-2022 The Pinball Room - Monthly Tournament
    3 Strike Knockout Tournament Groups of 4 will play on a randomly selected game each round and bottom 2 players scores on the game will receive a strike. In the case of an odd number of players, groups of 3 may be used and only the lowest score will receive a strike. Tournament to start at 2pm. 2111 S Minnesota Ave, Sioux Falls, SD,
  • Dec-04-2022 Stern Army- Louie's Silverball Sunday Monthly
    Sunday November 6, 2022 Sign in starts at 12:30pm and tournament play begins at 1pm. 7 rounds of group match play followed by a 6 game multi match play playoff for the top four qualifiers. Payout for the top four players-1st 40%, 2nd 30%, 3rd 20%, 4th 10%! Tournament fee $5 (includes $1 IFPA fee)... 5689 Elevator Rd, Roscoe, IL,
  • Dec-07-2022 Craft Beer Pinball League Monthly
    Group play begins at 6:30 PM. Please arrive ahead of time for warm-ups, a free beer, and to get registered. Each player will play through machines available in a random group of four and scores will be tabulated. After Points are totaled a ranked list is generated and playoff groups will be form... 2535 University Ave, Madison, WI,
  • Dec-11-2022 Beercade December Flipper Frenzy Tournament
    10 dollar buy-in, cash prizes depending on how many people we get. This is our only timed tournament style, again depending on how many people we get, between 2.5-3 hours. No extra balls and all games will be on free play. Tournament starts with a number of players in a queue and a number of play... 6104 Maple St, Omaha, NE,
  • Dec-15-2022 Stern Army- 3rd Thursdays @ Louie's Tap House
    Thursday October 13, 2022. Yes, I can count, this is the second Thursday, but we will not compete with the Chicago Pinball Expo which runs from October 19-22, 2022 Sign in starts at 6:30pm and tournament play begins at 7pm. 5 rounds of group match play followed by a 6 game multi match play playof... 5689 Elevator Rd, Roscoe, IL,
  • Dec-17-2022 Stern Army - Schwoegler's Monthly Tournament
    Monthly competitions scheduled the 3rd Saturday of every month (most months). 6:00pm start time. Please sign in by 5:55pm. Prizes for final position winners of each of the top 4 subgroups. Qualify across 8 games each month. Top 4 pack makes playoff. 7 game PAPA style playoff. All other qualifie... 444 Grand Canyon Dr, Madison, WI,
  • Dec-27-2022 LakeSide Stern Army IFPA Pinball Tournament
    We Aim to have a normal 8 round Group match Play event. ( depending on player Numbers.) In the event we don't have enough players to launch a group play event.... we will resort to playing a Round Robbin format. 203 Cottage Grove Rd, Madison, WI,
  • Dec-28-2022 Stern Army - I/O Arcade Bar Monthly Tournament
    This is a monthly public tournament where we play 6 rounds of qualifying MatchPlay. The top four play group match play across seven games. The remaining players playoff two rounds in ranked four packs 924 Williamson St, Madison, WI,
  • Jan-14-2023 The Madison Championship
    This is the Madison Championship. It mimics the style and format for the WI SCS with a few small modifications. 16 people will participate in a heads up best of 5 format; expect for finals which will be best of 7. All positions will play out with those losing in previous rounds playing to dete... 924 Williamson St, Madison, WI,