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.

  • Nov-04-2019 MNP Head-to-Head Knockout @ Operating Room - Pinball Bar Arcade
    Two Stage, Head-to-Head Knockout tournament. Tournament will be held on the first Monday of each month that is not a holiday. Tournament will be held at The Operating Room in odd numbered months (January 7th, March 4th, April 29th, July 8th, September 9th, November 4th) and at Up/Down Des Moines... 5515 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines, IA,
  • Nov-04-2019 Geeks Mania Presents: Main Pinball Tournament @ Wisconsin
    Best of 4 games with 4 tables for qualifying. Then we begin the bracket 2nd round. Top 4 play 4 to 7 games with a point system of 7/5/3/1. In the event of a tie. The highest score in the last game decides the winner. At 4:30 pm, the main pinball room will be temporarily closing. To set up & t... 6502 Odana Road, Madison, WI,
  • Nov-07-2019 MNP Thursday Knockout
    Two-Stage Head-to-Head Strikeout $6 buy in, 100% payout after the IFPA gets their $1, players pay for their own games. 500 East Locust Street, Des Moines, IA,
  • Nov-10-2019 Beercade Strikeout
    1 PM start, doors open at Noon. $10 entry ($9 to prize pool, $1 to IFPA). Three strike knockout, four player groups, strikes to bottom two each round. 6104 Maple Street, Omaha, NE,
  • Nov-10-2019 Beercade Pin-Golf @ Nebraska
    1 PM start, doors open at Noon. $10 entry ($1 to IFPA, $9 to prize pool). Pin-golf format on 10 machines, followed by 4 player, 3 game PAPA-style final (regular scoring). 6104 Maple Street, Omaha, NE,
  • Nov-11-2019 MNP Round Robin Tournament @ Operating Room - Pinball Bar Arcade
    Two-Stage, Single or Double Round Robin Tournament depending on turnout. Tournament will be held on the second Monday of each month that is not a holiday. Tournament will be held at The Operating Room in odd numbered months (January 14th, March 11th, May 6th, July 15th, September 9th, November ... 5515 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines, IA,
  • Nov-14-2019 MNP Thursday Pinbowling Unlimited
    Pinbowling Unlimited tournament. All players will play each machine. All scores will be given points 1-10, there will be no spares or strikes. Players will play all 3 balls and can score more than 10 points per game. After each game has been played twice by each player 1/2 the field will be elim... 500 East Locust Street, Des Moines, IA,
  • Nov-16-2019 November Pinball Tournament
    Head 2 Head double elimination 10161 Blue Spruce Drive, Peosta, IA,
  • Nov-17-2019 Beercade 2 Strikeout
    1 pm start time, $10 buy in plus coin drop. 3 strike knockout 4 player groups. 1423 South 13th Street, Omaha, NE,
  • Nov-18-2019 MNP Pinbowling Unlimited Tournament @ Operating Room - Pinball Bar Arcade
    Pinbowling Unlimited tournament. Tournament will be held on the third Monday of each month that is not a holiday. Tournament will be held at The Operating Room in odd numbered months (January 21nd, March 18th, May 13th, July 22nd, September 23th November 18th) and at Up/Down Des Moines in even n... 5515 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines, IA,
  • Nov-18-2019 Geeks Mania Presents: Main Pinball Tournament @ Wisconsin
    Best of 4 games with 4 tables for qualifying. Then we begin the bracket 2nd round. Top 4 play 4 to 7 games with a point system of 7/5/3/1. In the event of a tie. The highest score in the last game decides the winner. At 4:30 pm, the main pinball room will be temporarily closing. To set up & t... 6502 Odana Road, Madison, WI,
  • Nov-21-2019 Stern Army - I/O Arcade Bar Monthly Tournament @ Wisconsin
    The I/O Arcade Bar is a bar for geeks who drink with a gaming problem. Madison Pinball hosts a monthly tournament every third Thursday of the month at the I/O Bar. The I/O has a lineup of 12 pinball machines that range from classic Bally/ Williams titles to the newest machines from Stern. Playe... 720 Williamson Street, Madison, WI,
  • Nov-21-2019 October/November Selfie Final
    $11 Entry, all players of all skill levels are welcome. 1631 Southwest Main Street, Ankeny, IA,
  • Nov-21-2019 Stern Army Elvira Launch Party - MADISON
    Details: The Launch Party will be taking place on the same night as the monthly tournament out at I/O Arcade Bar, so stop on out an particiate in both! ?Qualifying from 4pm-8pm with playoffs starting shortly thereafter. This takes place before the normal monthly tournament, so stop out for bot... 720 Williamson Street, Madison, WI,
  • Nov-22-2019 D.B. Cooper's Strikeout
    Strikeout format, four player groups, strikes to bottom two, three strikes, you're out. 7pm. $10 entry fee. 100% payout. 317 South 11th Street, Lincoln, NE,
  • Nov-24-2019 Big John's Pin-Golf
    1 PM start, doors open at Noon. $10 entry ($9 to prize pool, $1 to IFPA). Pin-Golf format, with four player, three game PAPA-style final. 9819 M Street, Omaha, NE,
  • Nov-24-2019 Big John's Pin-Bowling
    1 PM start, doors open at 11. $10 entry ($1 to IFPA, $9 to prize pool). Pin-bowling qualifying on 10 machines, with four player, 3 game PAPA style final (regular scoring). 9819 M Street, Omaha, NE,
  • Nov-25-2019 MNP Monthly Final Tournament @ Operating Room - Pinball Bar Arcade
    Instructional tournament 1st Monday of the month. Round Robin tournament 2nd Monday of the month. Pinbowling tournament 3rd Monday of the month. Game scores for these tournament will be used to calculate points/seeds. Players do not need to participate in the first 3 tournaments to enter the fin... 5515 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines, IA,
  • Dec-01-2019 Outlaw Pinball Tournament @ Nebraska
    Strikeout style tourney, bottom 2 of four get strikes, and last 1 of 3 gets strike 19627 Laci Street, Omaha, NE,
  • Dec-02-2019 MNP Head-to-Head Knockout @ Operating Room - Pinball Bar Arcade
    Two Stage, Head-to-Head Knockout tournament. Tournament will be held on the first Monday of each month that is not a holiday. Tournament will be held at The Operating Room in odd numbered months (January 7th, March 4th, April 29th, July 8th, September 9th, November 4th) and at Up/Down Des Moines... 5515 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines, IA,
  • Dec-02-2019 Geeks Mania Presents: Main Pinball Tournament @ Wisconsin
    Best of 4 games with 4 tables for qualifying. Then we begin the bracket 2nd round. Top 4 play 4 to 7 games with a point system of 7/5/3/1. In the event of a tie. The highest score in the last game decides the winner. At 4:30 pm, the main pinball room will be temporarily closing. To set up & t... 6502 Odana Road, Madison, WI,
  • Dec-05-2019 MNP Thursday Knockout
    Two-Stage Head-to-Head Strikeout $6 buy in, 100% payout after the IFPA gets their $1, players pay for their own games. 5515 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines, IA,
  • Dec-08-2019 Beercade Pin-Bowling
    1 PM start, doors open at Noon. $10 entry ($9 to prize pool, $1 to IFPA). Pin-Bowling format, with four player, three game PAPA-style final (regular scoring). 6104 Maple Street, Omaha, NE,
  • Dec-08-2019 Beercade Flipper Frenzy @ Nebraska
    1 PM start, doors open at Noon. $10 entry, $9 to prize pool, $1 to IFPA. Three hours of flipper frenzy. Top 8 advance to final (single elimination bracket, best-of-3 matches). 6104 Maple Street, Omaha, NE,
  • Dec-09-2019 MNP Round Robin Tournament @ Operating Room - Pinball Bar Arcade
    Two-Stage, Single or Double Round Robin Tournament depending on turnout. Tournament will be held on the second Monday of each month that is not a holiday. Tournament will be held at The Operating Room in odd numbered months (January 14th, March 11th, May 6th, July 15th, September 9th, November ... 5515 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines, IA,
  • Dec-12-2019 MNP Thursday PInbowling Unlimited
    Pinbowling Unlimited tournament. All players will play each machine. All scores will be given points 1-10, there will be no spares or strikes. Players will play all 3 balls and can score more than 10 points per game. After each game has been played twice by each player 1/2 the field will be elim... 5515 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines, IA,
  • Dec-15-2019 Big John's Strikeout
    1 PM start, doors open at Noon. $10 entry ($9 to prize pool, $1 to IFPA). Three strike knockout, four player groups, strikes to bottom two each round. 9819 M Street, Omaha, NE,
  • Dec-15-2019 Big John's Pin-Golf
    1 PM start, doors open at 11. $10 entry ($1 to IFPA, $9 to prize pool). Pin-golf qualifying on 9 machines, with four player, 3 game PAPA style final (regular scoring). 9819 M Street, Omaha, NE,
  • Dec-16-2019 MNP Pinbowling Unlimited Tournament @ Operating Room - Pinball Bar Arcade
    Pinbowling Unlimited tournament. Tournament will be held on the third Monday of each month that is not a holiday. Tournament will be held at The Operating Room in odd numbered months (January 21nd, March 18th, May 13th, July 22nd, September 23th November 18th) and at Up/Down Des Moines in even n... 5515 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines, IA,
  • Dec-16-2019 Geeks Mania Presents: Main Pinball Tournament @ Wisconsin
    Best of 4 games with 4 tables for qualifying. Then we begin the bracket 2nd round. Top 4 play 4 to 7 games with a point system of 7/5/3/1. In the event of a tie. The highest score in the last game decides the winner. At 4:30 pm, the main pinball room will be temporarily closing. To set up & t... 6502 Odana Road, Madison, WI,
  • Dec-19-2019 Stern Army - I/O Arcade Bar Monthly Tournament @ Wisconsin
    The I/O Arcade Bar is a bar for geeks who drink with a gaming problem. Madison Pinball hosts a monthly tournament every third Thursday of the month at the I/O Bar. The I/O has a lineup of 12 pinball machines that range from classic Bally/ Williams titles to the newest machines from Stern. Playe... 720 Williamson Street, Madison, WI,
  • Dec-30-2019 MNP Monthly Final Tournament @ Operating Room - Pinball Bar Arcade
    Instructional tournament 1st Monday of the month. Round Robin tournament 2nd Monday of the month. Pinbowling tournament 3rd Monday of the month. Game scores for these tournament will be used to calculate points/seeds. Players do not need to participate in the first 3 tournaments to enter the fin... 5515 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines, IA,
  • Dec-30-2019 Geeks Mania Presents: Main Pinball Tournament @ Wisconsin
    Best of 4 games with 4 tables for qualifying. Then we begin the bracket 2nd round. Top 4 play 4 to 7 games with a point system of 7/5/3/1. In the event of a tie. The highest score in the last game decides the winner. At 4:30 pm, the main pinball room will be temporarily closing. To set up & t... 6502 Odana Road, Madison, WI,
  • Jan-13-2020 Geeks Mania Presents: Main Pinball Tournament @ Wisconsin
    Best of 4 games with 4 tables for qualifying. Then we begin the bracket 2nd round. Top 4 play 4 to 7 games with a point system of 7/5/3/1. In the event of a tie. The highest score in the last game decides the winner. At 4:30 pm, the main pinball room will be temporarily closing. To set up & t... 6502 Odana Road, Madison, WI,
  • Jan-16-2020 Stern Army - I/O Arcade Bar Monthly Tournament @ Wisconsin
    The I/O Arcade Bar is a bar for geeks who drink with a gaming problem. Madison Pinball hosts a monthly tournament every third Thursday of the month at the I/O Bar. The I/O has a lineup of 12 pinball machines that range from classic Bally/ Williams titles to the newest machines from Stern. Playe... 720 Williamson Street, Madison, WI,
  • Jan-27-2020 Geeks Mania Presents: Main Pinball Tournament @ Wisconsin
    Best of 4 games with 4 tables for qualifying. Then we begin the bracket 2nd round. Top 4 play 4 to 7 games with a point system of 7/5/3/1. In the event of a tie. The highest score in the last game decides the winner. At 4:30 pm, the main pinball room will be temporarily closing. To set up & t... 6502 Odana Road, Madison, WI,
  • Feb-20-2020 Stern Army - I/O Arcade Bar Monthly Tournament @ Wisconsin
    The I/O Arcade Bar is a bar for geeks who drink with a gaming problem. Madison Pinball hosts a monthly tournament every third Thursday of the month at the I/O Bar. The I/O has a lineup of 12 pinball machines that range from classic Bally/ Williams titles to the newest machines from Stern. Playe... 720 Williamson Street, Madison, WI,
  • Mar-19-2020 Stern Army - I/O Arcade Bar Monthly Tournament @ Wisconsin
    The I/O Arcade Bar is a bar for geeks who drink with a gaming problem. Madison Pinball hosts a monthly tournament every third Thursday of the month at the I/O Bar. The I/O has a lineup of 12 pinball machines that range from classic Bally/ Williams titles to the newest machines from Stern. Playe... 720 Williamson Street, Madison, WI,
  • Apr-16-2020 Stern Army - I/O Arcade Bar Monthly Tournament @ Wisconsin
    The I/O Arcade Bar is a bar for geeks who drink with a gaming problem. Madison Pinball hosts a monthly tournament every third Thursday of the month at the I/O Bar. The I/O has a lineup of 12 pinball machines that range from classic Bally/ Williams titles to the newest machines from Stern. Playe... 720 Williamson Street, Madison, WI,
  • May-21-2020 Stern Army - I/O Arcade Bar Monthly Tournament @ Wisconsin
    The I/O Arcade Bar is a bar for geeks who drink with a gaming problem. Madison Pinball hosts a monthly tournament every third Thursday of the month at the I/O Bar. The I/O has a lineup of 12 pinball machines that range from classic Bally/ Williams titles to the newest machines from Stern. Playe... 720 Williamson Street, Madison, WI,
  • Jun-18-2020 Stern Army - I/O Arcade Bar Monthly Tournament @ Wisconsin
    The I/O Arcade Bar is a bar for geeks who drink with a gaming problem. Madison Pinball hosts a monthly tournament every third Thursday of the month at the I/O Bar. The I/O has a lineup of 12 pinball machines that range from classic Bally/ Williams titles to the newest machines from Stern. Playe... 720 Williamson Street, Madison, WI,