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-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,
  • Jan-10-2022 - Feb-28-2022: Silverball Super League Season 13
    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 will... 130 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus, OH,
  • Jan-21-2022 - Mar-05-2022: Mid Ohio Flipper Organization
    Regular season consists of 6 sessions with 5 games per session. We will drop the lowest session. Finals will be bracket play. IFPA results submitted based on regular season results. Winter season - Dates - 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, 2/25 Finals - 3/4 OR 3/5 Spring season - Dates - 3/18, 3/25... , New Albany, OH,
  • Jan-23-2022 J&D's Place - Flipper Frenzy
    3 hour flipper frenzy followed by top 4 making the finals. 480 E Wilson Bridge Rd, Worthington, OH,
  • Jan-23-2022 J&D's Place - Knockout
    Knockout tournament. Will start at approximately 6:30 pm. 480 East Wilson Bridge Road, Worthington, OH,
  • Jan-23-2022 Recbar Sunday Night Pinball Party
    6pm start time 5 dollar buy in plus coin drop 5 Rounds of match play qualifying Top 16 or 50% of the field make finals which ever is less. Finals will be Group Match Play Knock Out with 3 games per round. 10301 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville, KY,
  • Jan-23-2022 Godzilla Destroys Tappers!
    We'll be hosting a 4 strike tournament on this machine only. Entry is just $1 to cover IFPA fee, plus coin drop for each game played in the tourney. The Grand Champion of the night will get a Godzilla GC Plaque and anyone that enters the tournament will be entered into a drawing to receive cool p... 501 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis, IN,
  • Jan-24-2022 The Pinball Garage X Arcade Legacy IV
    The format for this event will be group match play qualifying. We will play for 6 rounds. Scoring for groups of four will be 7/5/3/1. Groups of three will be 7/4/1. The top 8 at the end of the 6 rounds will go on to the finals. Finals will be a ladder match. The top seed of each match will pick t... 113 N 3rd St, Hamilton, OH,
  • Jan-25-2022 L1 Tuesday Night Knockout
    Tournament Date: January 25, 2021 Level One Tuesday Knockout Entry fee is $5 including $1 for IFPA plus coin drop Event starts at 7pm Format is 3 strike group knockout 130 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus, OH,
  • Jan-27-2022 - Mar-10-2022: League Super Awesome
    League Super Awesome is a fun, casual pinball group open to players of all skill and experience. The League meets at Arcade Super Awesome Sideswipe every Thursday at 8PM during regular season. Season 23 will begin Thursday, January 20th and run through March 10th. It will be match play format an... 2415 Scioto Harper Dr, Columbus, OH,
  • Jan-30-2022 Recbar Sunday Night Pinball Party
    6pm start time 5 dollar buy in plus coin drop 5 Rounds of match play qualifying Top 16 or 50% of the field make finals which ever is less. Finals will be Group Match Play Knock Out with 3 games per round. 10301 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville, KY,
  • Jan-30-2022 PinVault PowerDown Jan. 2022 (Monthly 4-Strike)
    Style - 4 strikes Max Players - 36 Start time - 1:00pm or 1300 hours.... whichever comes first Prize pool - 50% of entry distributed to top 3 finishers You - BE THERE! Safety Note: Due to ongoing global pandemic masks are REQUIRED. 1043 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis, IN,
  • Jan-30-2022 Stern Army Swag Showdown - 4 Strikes Knockout
    Stern Army Swag Showdown - Cartridge Gaming - Ready When Lit Pinball Last Sunday of each month Stern games will be in heavy rotation throughout. Final rounds (8 players or less) will take place on Stern games exclusively. . Registration and Open play Noon to 7PM. 24 Player Limit Tournament sta... 2815 Elida Rd, Lima, OH,
  • Jan-30-2022 - Apr-24-2022: J&D's Place League
    6 sessions. Drop 1 lowest session. 5 games played per session. IFPA results submitted based on regular season results. Session 1 - 1/30 Session 2 - 2/13 Session 3 - 2/27 Session 4 - 3/13 Session 5 - 3/27 Session 6 - 4/10 Finals - 4/24 480 East Wilson Bridge Road, Worthington, OH,
  • Feb-03-2022 Zanzabrawl Thursday Night
    7pm start time 5 dollar buy in plus coin drop 5 Rounds of match play qualifying Top 16 or 50% of the field make finals whichever is less. Finals will be Group Match Play Knock Out with 3 games per round. 2100 S Preston St, Louisville, KY,
  • Feb-03-2022 Thursty Thursdays ICS at Fountain Square Brewery
    Doors at 4pm. Flipper Frenzy qualifying from 6pm-7:30pm. Top 50% advance to group play (3 matches per round) immediately following qualifying. This is a 21+ venue. 1301 Barth Ave, Indianapolis, IN,
  • Feb-06-2022 Recbar Sunday Night Pinball Party
    6pm start time 5 dollar buy in plus coin drop 5 Rounds of match play qualifying Top 16 or 50% of the field make finals which ever is less. Finals will be Group Match Play Knock Out with 3 games per round. 10301 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville, KY,
  • Feb-09-2022 Ghost Town Showdown V
    Ghost Town Showdown is Arcade Legacy's recurring pinball tournament at the Cincinnati Mall location. In February we will be doing a 4 Strikes event. Bottom two scores in a four player group take a strike. With 24 or less players, bottom one takes a strike in three player gorup. Bottom two if we h... 662 Cincinnati Mills Dr, Cincinnati, OH,
  • Feb-10-2022 Escape Pod Grand Opening 4-Strike Tourney
    Join us for our first ever tournament at our new space, Escape Pod, at The AMP at 16 Tech! All ages, four-strike tournament. Coin drop games, $5 entrance fee that goes towards prize pool. A chance for all who join us to see The AMP, an amazing new artisan marketplace on the near west side of do... 1220 Waterway Blvd, Indianapolis, IN,
  • Feb-11-2022 Awesome Ladies Galentine’s Day Flipper Frenzy
    Sign Up 7pm Qualifying 7:15pm– 9:15pm Finals start at 9:15 Join the women pinballers of Columbus for the 5th annual Galentine’s Day tournament! Matches start promptly at 7:15 pm. (Don’t worry if you are running a couple minutes late, new players can be added to the queue at any time.) Participa... 2415 Scioto Harper Dr, Columbus, OH,
  • Feb-13-2022 Recbar Sunday Night Pinball Party
    6pm start time 5 dollar buy in plus coin drop 5 Rounds of match play qualifying Top 16 or 50% of the field make finals which ever is less. Finals will be Group Match Play Knock Out with 3 games per round. 10301 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville, KY,
  • Feb-13-2022 2nd Sunday @ Loom - Feb '22
    4-Strike tournament @ Loom Indy 1901 E 46th St, Indianapolis, IN,
  • Feb-16-2022 - Mar-30-2022: Belles and Chimes Columbus League
    I am submitting for 4 league sessions. All have the same descriptions and scoring. Sessions will rotate between Level One (130 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus, OH 43235) and J&D's Place (480 E Wilson Bridge Rd suite a, Worthington, OH 43085). League open to all women, or those who identify as women... 130 E Wilson Bridge Rd, Worthington, OH,
  • Feb-17-2022 Zanzabrawl Thursday Night
    7pm start time 5 dollar buy in plus coin drop 5 Rounds of match play qualifying Top 16 or 50% of the field make finals whichever is less. Finals will be Group Match Play Knock Out with 3 games per round. 2100 S Preston St, Louisville, KY,
  • Feb-18-2022 Friday Flipper Frenzy
    It's Friiiiiiiidaaaayyy!!!! Join us for a fun, competitive pinball tournament. 2 hours of flipper frenzy followed by a single elimination bracket for the top qualifiers. $5 entry ($1 IFPA fee, rest paid out to top 3 players) 2415 Scioto Harper Dr, Columbus, OH,
  • Feb-20-2022 Recbar Sunday Night Pinball Party
    6pm start time 5 dollar buy in plus coin drop 5 Rounds of match play qualifying Top 16 or 50% of the field make finals which ever is less. Finals will be Group Match Play Knock Out with 3 games per round. 10301 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville, KY,
  • Feb-20-2022 Silverball Shodown
    This is the monthly tournament series at Tappers! The format will be a group knockout challenge to four strikes. We’ll play in groups of four with the bottom two players taking a strike. Keep playing until you’ve got four strikes. Last man standing wins! Start time = 3:30pm 501 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis, IN,
  • Feb-20-2022 J&D's Place - Flipper Frenzy
    3 hour flipper frenzy, followed by top half PAPA style finals. 480 East Wilson Bridge Road, Worthington, OH,
  • Feb-20-2022 J&D's Place - Knockout
    Knockout tournament. 3 or 4 strikes depending on number of people. Starts at 6:30pm (after Flip Frenzy tournament). We are usually finished between 9:30-10pm. 480 East Wilson Bridge Road, Worthington, OH,
  • Feb-20-2022 Arcade Legacy Newport Double Header III: Part 1
    The first event starts at noon. It will be group match play into finals. Seven rounds of qualifying rotating between new and old games. 7/5/3/1 scoring. Top 8 to finals. Finals will be three matches per group with the same 7/5/3/1 scoring. Top two from each group advance into the final four for a... 1751 Monmouth St, Newport, KY,
  • Feb-20-2022 Arcade Legacy Newport Double Header III: Part 2
    The second starts around 6:30-7pm to allow for a dinner break. It will be a four strike tournament. Bottom two scores in a 4-player group take a strike. Lowest score in a 3-player group takes the strike. If we have over 30 players it will be bottom two in 3-player groups. Once you have four strik... 1751 Monmouth St, Newport, KY,
  • Feb-22-2022 L1 Tuesday Night Knockout
    Tournament Date: February 22, 2022 Level One Tuesday Knockout Entry fee is $5 including $1 for IFPA plus coin drop Event starts at 7pm Format is 3 strike group knockout 130 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus, OH,
  • Feb-26-2022 Arcade Super Awesome Anniversary Tournament!
    Celebrating some number of years at Sideswipe with a tournament! 3 strikes, group knockout format. All ages and skills. Tournament starts promptly at 2PM (Doors open at 1 for registration and practice) $5 Entry Fee Entry fees paid back as cash prizes 2415 Scioto Harper Dr, Columbus, OH,
  • Feb-27-2022 PinVault PowerDown Feb. 2022 (Monthly 4-Strike)
    Style - 4 strikes Max Players - 24 Start time - 1:00pm or 1300 hours.... whichever comes first Prize pool - 50% of entry distributed to top 3 finishers You - BE THERE! Safety Note: Due to ongoing global pandemic masks are REQUIRED. 1043 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis, IN,
  • Feb-27-2022 Stern Army Swag Showdown - 4 Strikes Knockout
    Stern Army Swag Showdown - Cartridge Gaming - Ready When Lit Pinball Last Sunday of each month Stern games will be in heavy rotation throughout. Final rounds (8 players or less) will take place on Stern games exclusively. . Registration and Open play Noon to 7PM. 24 Player Limit Tournament sta... 2815 Elida Rd, Lima, OH,
  • Feb-27-2022 Belles and Chimes Charity Tournament - February
    Tournament is open to all women and those who identify as women. This is a progressive 10 strike tournament. Entry fee - $10 (100% donated to charity) + coin drop. Tournament directors reserve the right to adjust format based on number of players. 30 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus, OH,
  • Mar-03-2022 Thursty Thursdays ICS at Fountain Square Brewery
    Doors at 4pm. Flipper Frenzy qualifying from 6pm-7:30pm. Top 50% advance to group play (3 matches per round) immediately following qualifying. This is a 21+ venue. 1301 Barth Ave, Indianapolis, IN,
  • Mar-06-2022 J&D's Place - Flipper Frenzy
    3 hour flipper frenzy, followed by top half PAPA style finals. 480 East Wilson Bridge Road, Worthington, OH,
  • Mar-06-2022 J&D's Place - Knockout
    Knockout tournament. 3 or 4 strikes depending on number of people. Starts at 6:30pm (after Flip Frenzy tournament). We are usually finished between 9:30-10pm. 480 East Wilson Bridge Road, Worthington, OH,
  • Mar-11-2022 LAX Late Night Tournament (Recbar 502)
    3nd annual Recbar late night tournament after LAX Friday night! Starts at 10:00pm at Recbar 502 Saturday night of LAX. Sign up via matchplay. No player limit. Just do not sign up via matchplay until you are 100% certain of attending. If I cannot find you at 10pm, you aint playing. https://match... 10301 Taylorsville Rd, Jeffersontown, KY,
  • Mar-11-2022 Friday LAX Women's Target Match Play
    Tickets Cash Only $10 - NO PREREGISTRATION NECESSARY Does require a Friday Pass or Weekend Pass to Louisville Arcade Expo Check-In 6:00pm - 6:30pm - Register at the Pinball Tournament Area inside the main ballroom Start time 6:30pm 64 Player Limit Target Match Play 15 PTS 4 Player Groups Points 3... 1776 Plantside Drive, Louisville, KY,
  • Mar-12-2022 Saturday Louisville Arcade Expo Match Play
    Sign up for one of two qualifying sessions. Each player can only play in one of the qualifying sessions, not both. 48 Player limit for each qualifying session, top 16 make finals. $20 entry (100% payout) Requires a Saturday or Weekend Pass to LAX https://lax.regfox.com/lax2022-pinball-tournament ... 1776 Plantside Drive, Louisville, KY,
  • Mar-13-2022 Sunday Louisville Arcade Expo Drain Time
    Requires a Sunday or Weekend Pass to LAX Limited to 48 players Preregister is required. $10 entry fee (100% payout) https://lax.regfox.com/lax2022-pinball-tournament IFPA fee covered by Louisville Arcade Expo Payouts / Plaques 1st place - 50% 2nd place - 30% 3rd place - 15% 4th place - 5% Sched... 1776 Plantside Drive, Louisville, KY,
  • Mar-18-2022 - Apr-30-2022: Mid Ohio Flipper Organization
    Regular season consists of 6 sessions with 5 games per session. We will drop the lowest session. Finals will be bracket play. IFPA results submitted based on regular season results. Winter season - Dates - 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, 2/25 Finals - 3/4 OR 3/5 Spring season - Dates - 3/18, 3/25... , New Albany, OH,
  • Mar-20-2022 Silverball Shodown
    This is the monthly tournament series at Tappers! The format will be a group knockout challenge to four strikes. We’ll play in groups of four with the bottom two players taking a strike. Keep playing until you’ve got four strikes. Last man standing wins! Start time = 3:30pm 501 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis, IN,
  • Mar-20-2022 J&D's Place - Flipper Frenzy
    3 hour flipper frenzy, followed by top half PAPA style finals. 480 East Wilson Bridge Road, Worthington, OH,
  • Mar-20-2022 J&D's Place - Knockout
    Knockout tournament. 3 or 4 strikes depending on number of people. Starts at 6:30pm (after Flip Frenzy tournament). We are usually finished between 9:30-10pm. 480 East Wilson Bridge Road, Worthington, OH,
  • Mar-27-2022 PinVault PowerDown March 2022 (Monthly 4-Strike)
    Style - 4 strikes Max Players - 36 Start time - 1:00pm or 1300 hours.... whichever comes first Prize pool - 50% of entry distributed to top 3 finishers You - BE THERE! Safety Note: Due to ongoing global pandemic masks are REQUIRED. 1043 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis, IN,
  • Mar-27-2022 Stern Army Swag Showdown - 4 Strikes Knockout
    Stern Army Swag Showdown - Cartridge Gaming - Ready When Lit Pinball Last Sunday of each month Stern games will be in heavy rotation throughout. Final rounds (8 players or less) will take place on Stern games exclusively. . Registration and Open play Noon to 7PM. 24 Player Limit Tournament sta... 2815 Elida Rd, Lima, OH,
  • Mar-27-2022 Belles and Chimes Charity Tournament -March
    Tournament is open to all women and those who identify as women. This is a PAPA Style tournament. Entry fee - $10 (100% donated to charity) + coin drop. 130 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus, OH,
  • Apr-17-2022 J&D's Place - Flipper Frenzy
    3 hour flipper frenzy, followed by top half PAPA style finals. 480 East Wilson Bridge Road, Worthington, OH,
  • Apr-17-2022 J&D's Place - Knockout
    Knockout tournament. 3 or 4 strikes depending on number of people. Starts at 6:30pm (after Flip Frenzy tournament). We are usually finished between 9:30-10pm. 480 East Wilson Bridge Road, Worthington, OH,
  • Apr-20-2022 - Jun-01-2022: Belles and Chimes Columbus League
    I am submitting for 4 league sessions. All have the same descriptions and scoring. Sessions will rotate between Level One (130 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus, OH 43235) and J&D's Place (480 E Wilson Bridge Rd suite a, Worthington, OH 43085). League open to all women, or those who identify as women... 130 E Wilson Bridge Rd, Worthington, OH,
  • Apr-24-2022 Stern Army Swag Showdown - 4 Strikes Knockout
    Stern Army Swag Showdown - Cartridge Gaming - Ready When Lit Pinball Last Sunday of each month Stern games will be in heavy rotation throughout. Final rounds (8 players or less) will take place on Stern games exclusively. . Registration and Open play Noon to 7PM. 24 Player Limit Tournament sta... 2815 Elida Rd, Lima, OH,
  • May-29-2022 Stern Army Swag Showdown - 4 Strikes Knockout
    Stern Army Swag Showdown - Cartridge Gaming - Ready When Lit Pinball Last Sunday of each month Stern games will be in heavy rotation throughout. Final rounds (8 players or less) will take place on Stern games exclusively. . Registration and Open play Noon to 7PM. 24 Player Limit Tournament sta... 2815 Elida Rd, Lima, OH,
  • 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-10-2022 - Aug-27-2022: Mid Ohio Flipper Organization
    Regular season consists of 6 sessions with 5 games per session. We will drop the lowest session. Finals will be bracket play. IFPA results submitted based on regular season results. Winter season - Dates - 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, 2/25 Finals - 3/4 OR 3/5 Spring season - Dates - 3/18, 3/25... , New Albany, 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,
  • Jun-26-2022 Stern Army Swag Showdown - 4 Strikes Knockout
    Stern Army Swag Showdown - Cartridge Gaming - Ready When Lit Pinball Last Sunday of each month Stern games will be in heavy rotation throughout. Final rounds (8 players or less) will take place on Stern games exclusively. . Registration and Open play Noon to 7PM. 24 Player Limit Tournament sta... 2815 Elida Rd, Lima, OH,
  • Aug-31-2022 - Oct-12-2022: Belles and Chimes Columbus League
    I am submitting for 4 league sessions. All have the same descriptions and scoring. Sessions will rotate between Level One (130 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus, OH 43235) and J&D's Place (480 E Wilson Bridge Rd suite a, Worthington, OH 43085). League open to all women, or those who identify as women... 130 E Wilson Bridge Rd, Worthington, OH,
  • Sep-16-2022 - Dec-17-2022: Mid Ohio Flipper Organization
    Regular season consists of 6 sessions with 5 games per session. We will drop the lowest session. Finals will be bracket play. IFPA results submitted based on regular season results. Winter season - Dates - 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, 2/25 Finals - 3/4 OR 3/5 Spring season - Dates - 3/18, 3/25... , New Albany, OH,
  • Nov-02-2022 - Dec-21-2022: Belles and Chimes Columbus League
    I am submitting for 4 league sessions. All have the same descriptions and scoring. Sessions will rotate between Level One (130 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus, OH 43235) and J&D's Place (480 E Wilson Bridge Rd suite a, Worthington, OH 43085). League open to all women, or those who identify as women... 130 E Wilson Bridge Rd, Worthington, OH,
  • Nov-19-2022 Awesome Ladies Flipper Frenzy
    Join the Ladies of Arcade Super Awesome for a 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 top fo... 2415 Scioto Harper Dr, 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,