Upcoming Events

Here's a list of the upcoming pinball events in the Raleigh-Durham 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.

  • May 01, 2024 - Jul 17, 2024: Triangle Pinball League
    TPL Season 7 will see format changes so some details are not finalized. Triangle Pinball league is comprised of 6 events held over the course of 3 months, first and second Wednesdays of each month. These events are matchplay with a fixed number of rounds, usually 4 or 5. The third Wednesday of t... 330 W Davie St, Raleigh, NC,
  • May 16, 2024 Fare Game Pinball Tournament
    NEW TOURNAMENT LOCATION! Fare Game is a brand new spot in central North Carolina (opened March 2024). They have an arcade, bar, and specialty pizzas (ingredients include elk, barbacoa, and crawfish!). The pinball tournament will be Thursday, May 16, at 7pm. Format will be Group Match Play at a fi... 218 E Main St, Clayton, NC,
  • May 17, 2024 Basement Pinball Party Friday 3 Strikes
    4 Strike Knockout Tournament to kick off the CPCS Finals Weekend! Swiss Pairing, 4 player groups get two strikes, 3 player groups get 1 strike. $11 entry fee and cash prizes will be paid out! 14 Union St S, Concord, NC,
  • May 18, 2024 CPCS Season 3 Open Finals
    All details are posted in rules section of cpcs.papa.org. Open Finals: There will be forty players qualified for the open finals tournament – the top 10% from each qualifying event, followed by points leaders to fill out the field. The field of players will then be seeded by total points earned ... 14 Union St S, Concord, NC,
  • May 19, 2024 CPCS Season 3 Womens Finals
    Top 12 qualifiers from the CPCS Womens qualifier event totals are invited. This will be a head to head single elimination format same as the State Championships. Doors open at 9 am. Play commences at 10 am. See all rules at CPCS.PAPA.ORG 14 Union St S, Concord, NC,
  • May 19, 2024 Basement Pinball Party Sunday 3 Strikes
    This will be a 3 strikes format tournament open to all! Trying to maximize on WPPR opportunities for those coming into town. The game bank will consist of all of the games not in the CPCS Womens Finals. $1 entry fee no payout. 2 strikes for 4 player groups, 1 strike for 3 player groups. $1 entr... 14 Union St S, Concord, NC,
  • May 20, 2024 GSO Boxcar Pin Pals & Pints
    Doors open at 5:00 tournament starts at 7:00 Target match play Coin drop provided $1 sanction fee 120 W Lewis St, Greensboro, NC,
  • May 22, 2024 Boxcar Durham 4th Wednesday Strikes
    5-strike fair strike. 621 Foster St, Durham, NC,
  • May 24, 2024 Heyday Brewing Monthly Tournament
    This will be a 5 strikes tournament. Players will be in groups of 4 on a machine. The winner will receive 0 strikes, 2nd and 3rd place will receive 1 strike, and 4th place will receive 2 strikes. New groups of 4 on new machines will be formed for the second round and so on. Play continues until o... 5301 Tin Roof Way, Raleigh, NC,
  • May 26, 2024 Roshambo 4th Sunday Tournament
    Come join us at Roshambo Beverage Co. in downtown Raleigh for monthly pinball tournaments. Tournaments are held regularly on the fourth Sunday of the month. The format will vary from month to month so check the Triangle Pinball website for details (https://sites.google.com/site/trianglepinballpla... 231 S East St, Raleigh, NC,
  • Jun 02, 2024 Bond Brothers 1st Sunday
    7-round Group Matchplay: 7/5/3/1 for 4 players. 7/4/1 for 3 players. Player with the most points after 7 games wins. Doors open at noon. Tourney starts at 1pm. Minors welcome with adult chaperone. $1 IFPA fee + coin drops. 202 E Cedar St, Cary, NC,
  • Jun 03, 2024 GSO Boxcar Pin Pals & Pints
    Doors open at 5:00 tournament starts at 7:00 Five strike tournament Coin drop provided $1 sanction fee 120 W Lewis St, Greensboro, NC,
  • Jun 10, 2024 GSO Boxcar Pin Pals & Pints
    Doors open at 5:00 tournament starts at 7:00 3 hr Flip Frenzy +1/-1 Coin drop provided $1 sanctioning fee 120 W Lewis St, Greensboro, NC,
  • Jun 10, 2024 Triangle Belles & Chimes June Tournament
    The tournament begins at 7 sharp, but feel free to swing by earlier to get some practice games in. Entry into the tournament costs $1 along with coin drops. There will be sweet prizes for the top 3 players! This is a group matchplay event. At the start of each round, registered players will be r... 231 S East St, Raleigh, NC,
  • Jun 16, 2024 Heyday Brewing 3rd Sunday Tournament
    This will be a 5 strikes tournament. Players will be in groups of 4 on a machine. The winner will receive 0 strikes, 2nd and 3rd place will receive 1 strike, and 4th place will receive 2 strikes. New groups of 4 on new machines will be formed for the second round and so on. Play continues until o... 5301 Tin Roof Way, Raleigh, NC,
  • Jun 17, 2024 GSO Boxcar Pin Pals & Pints
    Doors open at 5:00 tournament starts at 7:00 Target match play Coin drop provided $1 sanction fee 120 W Lewis St, Greensboro, NC,
  • Jun 19, 2024 Boxcar Raleigh 3rd Wednesday Knockout Tournament
    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,
  • Jun 20, 2024 The Basement Pinball Showdown #56
    Please join us for The Basement Arcade Bar's pinball tournament! 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 ... 14 Union St S, Concord, NC,
  • Jun 23, 2024 Roshambo 4th Sunday Tournament
    Come join us at Roshambo Beverage Co. in downtown Raleigh for monthly pinball tournaments. Tournaments are held regularly on the fourth Sunday of the month. The format will vary from month to month so check the Triangle Pinball website for details (https://sites.google.com/site/trianglepinballpla... 231 S East St, Raleigh, NC,
  • Jun 24, 2024 GSO Boxcar Pin Pals & Pints
    Doors open at 5:00 tournament starts at 7:00 Five strike tournament Coin drop provided $1 sanction fee 120 W Lewis St, Greensboro, NC,
  • Jun 26, 2024 Boxcar Durham 4th Wednesday Strikes
    5-strike fair strike. 621 Foster St, Durham, NC,
  • Jun 27, 2024 Fair Game Pinball Tournament
    Fare Game is located in Clayton, NC. They have an arcade, bar, and specialty pizzas (ingredients include elk, barbacoa, and crawfish!). The pinball tournament begins at 7pm. Format will be Group Match Play at a fixed time of 3 hours. Top 3 players will win gift cards. Cost of entry is $1 IFPA fee... 218 E Main St, Clayton, NC,
  • Jul 01, 2024 GSO Boxcar Pin Pals & Pints
    Doors open at 5:00 tournament starts at 7:00 3 hr Flip Frenzy +1/-1 Coin drop provided $1 sanctioning fee 120 W Lewis St, Greensboro, NC,
  • Jul 08, 2024 GSO Boxcar Pin Pals & Pints
    Doors open at 5:00 tournament starts at 7:00 Target match play Coin drop provided $1 sanction fee 120 W Lewis St, Greensboro, NC,
  • Jul 15, 2024 GSO Boxcar Pin Pals & Pints
    Doors open at 5:00, tournament starts at 6:00 p.m. Pin golf qualifying All qualifying must be completed by 9:00 pm Ladder format finals for top 4 Coin drop provided $1 sanctioning fee 120 W Lewis St, Greensboro, NC,
  • Jul 17, 2024 Boxcar Raleigh 3rd Wednesday Knockout Tournament
    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,
  • Jul 18, 2024 The Basement Pinball Showdown #57
    Please join us for The Basement Arcade Bar's pinball tournament! 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 ... 14 Union St S, Concord, NC,
  • Jul 18, 2024 The Basement Pinball Showdown #57
    Please join us for The Basement Arcade Bar's pinball tournament! 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 ... 14 Union St S, Concord, NC,
  • Jul 22, 2024 GSO Boxcar Pin Pals & Pints
    Doors open at 5:00 tournament starts at 7:00 Five strike tournament Coin drop provided $1 sanction fee 120 W Lewis St, Greensboro, NC,
  • Jul 24, 2024 Boxcar Durham 4th Wednesday Strikes
    5-strike fair strike. 621 Foster St, Durham, NC,
  • Jul 29, 2024 GSO Boxcar Pin Pals & Pints
    Doors open at 5:00 tournament starts at 7:00 3 hr Flip Frenzy +1/-1 Coin drop provided $1 sanctioning fee 120 W Lewis St, Greensboro, NC,
  • Aug 15, 2024 The Basement Pinball Showdown #58
    Please join us for The Basement Arcade Bar's pinball tournament! 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 ... 14 Union St S, Concord, NC,
  • Aug 21, 2024 Boxcar Raleigh 3rd Wednesday Knockout Tournament
    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,
  • Aug 28, 2024 Boxcar Durham 4th Wednesday Strikes
    5-strike fair strike. 621 Foster St, Durham, NC,
  • Sep 18, 2024 Boxcar Raleigh 3rd Wednesday Knockout Tournament
    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,
  • Sep 19, 2024 The Basement Pinball Showdown #59
    Please join us for The Basement Arcade Bar's pinball tournament! 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 ... 14 Union St S, Concord, NC,
  • Oct 16, 2024 Boxcar Raleigh 3rd Wednesday Knockout Tournament
    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 20, 2024 Boxcar Raleigh 3rd Wednesday Knockout Tournament
    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 04, 2024 Pin Pals & Pints
    Format: Group Match Play Scoring: IFPA -4 player groups: 7/5/3/1 -3 player groups: 7/4/1 EBs: Off Mode: Tournament/Competition Time: Doors open at 5pm. Open practice/registration until the tourney begins at ~7pm. Cost: Tokens are graciously provided by the venue for the duration of the tournament... 120 W Lewis St, Greensboro, NC,
  • Dec 18, 2024 Boxcar Raleigh 3rd Wednesday Knockout Tournament
    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,
  • Jan 18, 2025 The Basement Pinball Showdown #51
    Please join us for The Basement Arcade Bar's pinball tournament! 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 ... 14 Union St S, Concord, NC,
  • Apr 17, 2025 The Basement Pinball Showdown #54
    Please join us for The Basement Arcade Bar's pinball tournament! 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 ... 14 Union St S, Concord, NC,
  • May 13, 2025 GSO Boxcar Pin Pals & Pints
    The doors open at 5:00 tournament starts at 7:00 Flip Frenzy +1/-1 Coin drop provided $1 sanction fee 120 W Lewis St, Greensboro, NC,
  • May 16, 2025 The Basement Pinball Showdown #55
    Please join us for The Basement Arcade Bar's pinball tournament! 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 ... 14 Union St S, Concord, NC,