Upcoming Events

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

  • Feb-14-2022 - May-16-2022: OC Belles & Chimes Season 8
    OC Belles & Chimes Women’s Pinball League We getting back into our regular league format. THE TEIRAS ARE BACK!!!!! • We will meet every 1st * 3rd Monday at 7:30pm • at Captain’s Arcade Showroom 4411 E. La Palma Ave. Anaheim, CA 92807 Season 8 *** NEW rules to meet the ... 4411 E La Palma Ave, Anaheim, CA,
  • Feb-23-2022 - Jun-07-2022: Inland Empire Pinball Association
    https://fb.me/e/1mEOiUfGq Inland Empire Pinball Association Night league. 5 games of group match play per night with finals. No more than 50% to A-Division finals B-Division dependent on total players 16 meetings, 4 lowest results dropped. Must attend a minimum number events to be included in ran... 3616 University Avenue, Riverside, CA,
  • Mar-03-2022 - Jun-09-2022: On Tilt IFPA League @ AYCE Gogi
    Standard IFPA sanctioned league. Runs bi-weekly. , Los Angeles, CA,
  • Apr-13-2022 - Jun-01-2022: Downtown Pinball League
    Downtown pinball league is 6 weeks of match play qualifying followed by a match play finals. The best 4 of 6 meeting scores count towards final rankings. A league meeting consists of 6, 4 (or sometimes 3) player games. The top 8 qualifiers will play a 2 round match play final. All remaining playe... 515 N Main St, Riverside, CA,
  • May-03-2022 - Jun-14-2022: Pins and Pints Pinball League: Season 2
    We are doing 6 weekly meetings and running 1 round of 5 games of Group Matchplay each meeting. 4 out of 6 meetings count. Players must attend meeting to play in the finals. Finals are, for the top half of players, run as Group Matchplay groups play 3 rounds, 1 game a round with “PAPA Scoring” (4/... 7631 Edinger Ave, Huntington Beach, CA,
  • May-15-2022 Sunday Strikes @ Mission Control
    (see here for the latest updates: https://bit.ly/mc05-15) A simple strikes tourney. Expect group play and fair strikes (0/1/1/2 and 0/0/2) most likely. Please note that 100% TGP is *not* guaranteed. 515 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA,
  • May-16-2022 Better Saturday
    Pinball tournament! $5 Mission Control Starts at 1:30PM at Mission Control 515 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA,
  • May-17-2022 I’d be willing to count this at 30X just to see it
    In celebration of Josh Sharpe's famous tilt forum response "On the off chance that an entire tournament was run on $6MDM and Starship Troopers machines we would allow 6-player matches to be counted as “DIRECT PLAY”. I’d be willing to count this at 30X just to see it happen :slight_smile:" we are ... 3616 University Ave, Riverside, CA,
  • May-18-2022 I’d be willing to count this at 30X just to see it
    ======MISSION CONTROL EDITION 30X====== In celebration of Josh Sharpe's famous tilt forum response "On the off chance that an entire tournament was run on $6MDM and Starship Troopers machines we would allow 6-player matches to be counted as “DIRECT PLAY”. I’d be willing to count this at 30X just... 515 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA,
  • May-21-2022 Godzilla Launch Party in Huntington Beach CA
    Starts at 4PM Saturday. This is a $10 ($9 + $1 for IFPA) + coin drop buy in tournament with Stern Godzilla prizes and cash to the top 2 players (60/40 split). The format is "Fair Strikes". This is a group strikes tourney with 0/1/1/2 (“Fair Strikes”) and 6 strikes to be eliminated. 1 game per rou... 7631 Edinger Ave, Huntington Beach, CA,
  • May-22-2022 Sunday Funday @ Club Marina
    ALL players and skill levels are welcome! ? Happy Hour from 11 AM - 6 PM everyday! ? Feel free to bring your own food/snacks ? Tournament starts around 1 PM but late entries are welcome to join ? Waterfront Bar & Grill and/or Harbor Town Pub gift cards to be raffled off based on turnout ? Co... 1310 Scott St, San Diego, CA,
  • May-24-2022 I’d be willing to count this at 30X just to see it
    In celebration of Josh Sharpe's famous tilt forum response "On the off chance that an entire tournament was run on $6MDM and Starship Troopers machines we would allow 6-player matches to be counted as “DIRECT PLAY”. I’d be willing to count this at 30X just to see it happen :slight_smile:" we are ... 3616 University Ave, Riverside, CA,
  • May-25-2022 I’d be willing to count this at 30X just to see it
    ======MISSION CONTROL EDITION 30X====== In celebration of Josh Sharpe's famous tilt forum response "On the off chance that an entire tournament was run on $6MDM and Starship Troopers machines we would allow 6-player matches to be counted as “DIRECT PLAY”. I’d be willing to count this at 30X just... 515 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA,
  • May-29-2022 OC B&C Women's Tournament @ Mission Control
    OC Belles & Chimes is hosting a Women's Pinball Tournament at Mission Control Sunday May 29th Doors open at 1pm Tournament starts at 1:30pm Tournament fee - $3 FORMAT ~ Group Matchplay - groups of 3-4 players ~ 2 games per round - Multitable ~ 4 rounds ~ IFPA scoring - 4 plyr grp - 7,5,... 515 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA,
  • May-29-2022 IPA’s & IFPA Monthly Matchpla in Huntington Beach
    Registration and warm up 12-1pm sharp. Tournament: 1pm. We are running a MatchPlay tournament using MatchPlay events. There will probably be 12 machines in use. Machines used TBD tournament day. Players will be grouped in pairs. There will be a qualifier of 8 separate rounds of one match. Th... 7631 Edinger Ave, Huntington Beach, CA,
  • May-31-2022 I’d be willing to count this at 30X just to see it
    In celebration of Josh Sharpe's famous tilt forum response "On the off chance that an entire tournament was run on $6MDM and Starship Troopers machines we would allow 6-player matches to be counted as “DIRECT PLAY”. I’d be willing to count this at 30X just to see it happen :slight_smile:" we are ... 3616 University Ave, Riverside, CA,
  • Jun-01-2022 I’d be willing to count this at 30X just to see it
    ======MISSION CONTROL EDITION 30X====== In celebration of Josh Sharpe's famous tilt forum response "On the off chance that an entire tournament was run on $6MDM and Starship Troopers machines we would allow 6-player matches to be counted as “DIRECT PLAY”. I’d be willing to count this at 30X just... 515 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA,
  • Jun-05-2022 Arrow Lodge Sunday Strikes
    Strikes tournament. $6 Buyin($5 to prize pool, $1 to IFPA). Signups start at 2pm, tournament starts at 3pm. .50 cent coin drop for all games. 720 E Arrow Hwy, Covina, CA,
  • Jun-05-2022 The Big Labowski At Brewskis - Launch Party
    Come celebrate Dutch Pinballs new release of an old game! The Big Labowski comes to Brewski's bar in Mirimar, CA. Start Time - 1:30 PM; Entry Fee - Either $6/$1 Depending on attendance, other prizes; All attendees will have a chance to win Prizes and Raffles - these usually include Transligh... 8670 Miramar Rd, San Diego, CA,
  • Jun-07-2022 I’d be willing to count this at 30X just to see it
    In celebration of Josh Sharpe's famous tilt forum response "On the off chance that an entire tournament was run on $6MDM and Starship Troopers machines we would allow 6-player matches to be counted as “DIRECT PLAY”. I’d be willing to count this at 30X just to see it happen :slight_smile:" we are ... 3616 University Ave, Riverside, CA,
  • Jun-10-2022 Stern Army - San Dimas Bowling Alley Pinball Rules
    It's a return to Chaparral Lanes, one of the historic homes of INDiSC. Coaching allowed and encouraged! Time: Tuesday Night 7:20PM Start Venue Closes at 11:00PM Parking is ample and free at Chaparral Lanes $5 Entry, $3 entry with preregistration (non-refundable) to Next.Matchplay link + venmo... 400 W Bonita Ave, San Dimas, CA,
  • Jun-11-2022 Mission Control Better Saturday
    Pinball tournament! Single machine play! (no simultaneous multi) $5 Mission Control Starts at 1:30PM at Mission Control 515 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA,
  • Jun-11-2022 1 Ball to Rule Them All! <> Slamdown Pinball
    ALL GAMES 1 BALL! For most up to date rules see: https://bit.ly/1_BFF $20 entry, all tournament games on Freeplay! Doors at 2PM, tourney starts 3PM *sharp* Qualifying is Flipper Frenzy, finals is Group Matchplay 4411 E La Palma Ave, Anaheim, CA,
  • Jun-12-2022 Good Times Billiards Pinball Tournament — Strikes!
    It’s that time of the month, come jam with a great group of people! Free pinball tournament at Good Times Billiards!* If we get 25+ people, Gerald will toss in an extra $100 to the pot!! Doors open at Noon, 1PM start! Please be on time!! Prizes for top 4 finishers and IFPA sanctioned event!! We w... 4125 Paramount Blvd, Lakewood, CA,
  • Jun-13-2022 - Sep-19-2022: OC Belles & Chimes Women's League - Season 9
    Start Date: June 6, 2022 End Date: September 19, 2022 OC Belles &amp; Chimes - Season 9 Women’s Pinball League • We meet up twice a month • Every 1st &amp; 3rd Monday at 7:30pm • at Captain’s Arcade Showroom 4411 E. La Palma Ave. Anaheim, CA 92807 • All Women of all skill levels are welcome... 4411 E La Palma Ave, Anaheim, CA,
  • Jun-14-2022 Aero Club / Dyno Bar Bimonthly
    ALL players and skill levels are welcome! • Up to $100 ($40/$30/$20/$10) in Waterfront Bar &amp; Grill gift cards to be raffled off depending on turnout • Tournament starts around 6:30 PM • Cost to enter tournament is $6 ($1 per player will go to IFPA for sanctioning fee, the rest will be paid o... 3365 India St, San Diego, CA,
  • Jun-15-2022 - Aug-03-2022: Downtown Pinball League
    Downtown pinball league is 6 weeks of match play qualifying followed by a match play finals. The best 4 of 6 meeting scores count towards final rankings. A league meeting consists of 6, 4 (or sometimes 3) player games. The top 8 qualifiers will play a 2 round match play final. All remaining playe... 515 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA,
  • Jun-16-2022 Stern Army Pins & Pirates Random Thurs Night
    Tournament Date: June 16, 2022 Pins &amp; Pirates Random Thursday Night Tournament ~ LOCATION ~ Captain's Arcade Showroom 4411 E. La Palma Ave. Anaheim CA 92807 DATE - Thursday - June 16th TIME - 7pm FEE - $5 + coin drop TD - CC Castaneda Since it's a week night we are going to put a capaci... 4411 E La Palma Ave, Anaheim, CA,
  • Jun-17-2022 Stern Army Takes over Good Times Pool Hall
    Starts 6PM, and is free to enter! Strikes or group matchplay depending on turnout. Email Gerald@magicity.com for any questions. 4125 Paramount Blvd, Lakewood, CA,
  • Jun-18-2022 The Biggest Flippin Loser
    4 strike group knockout Critical Hit Tournament. $10 entry fee. Tournament begins at noon. See more details at: https://fb.me/e/1O7L5Qe7Q , Poway, CA,
  • Jun-21-2022 Stern Army - San Dimas Bowling Alley Pinball Rules
    It's a return to Chaparral Lanes, one of the historic homes of INDiSC. Coaching allowed and encouraged! Time: Tuesday Night 7:20PM Start Venue Closes at 11:00PM Parking is ample and free at Chaparral Lanes $5 Entry, $3 entry with preregistration (non-refundable) to Next.Matchplay link + venmo... 400 W Bonita Ave, San Dimas, CA,
  • Jun-25-2022 Mission Control Better Saturday
    Pinball tournament! Single machine play! (no simultaneous multi) $5 Mission Control Starts at 1:30PM at Mission Control 515 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA,
  • Jun-26-2022 Sunday Funday @ Club Marina
    ALL players and skill levels are welcome! ? Happy Hour from 11 AM - 6 PM everyday! ? Feel free to bring your own food/snacks ? Tournament starts around 1 PM but late entries are welcome to join ? Waterfront Bar &amp; Grill and/or Harbor Town Pub gift cards to be raffled off based on turnout ? Co... 1310 Scott St, San Diego, CA,
  • Jun-27-2022 OC B&C Women's Monday Night STRIKES Tournament
    Tournament Date: June 27, 2022 OC Belles &amp; Chimes Monday Night STRIKES Pinball Tournament Captain’s Arcade Showroom 4411 E La Palma Ave Anaheim CA 92807 Monday, June 27 at 7pm Entry fee - $2 + coin drop. Women of all skill levels are welcomed We will play head to head strikes - 5 strike... E La Palma Ave, Anaheim, CA,
  • Jun-28-2022 Stern Army - San Dimas Bowling Alley Pinball Rules
    It's a return to Chaparral Lanes, one of the historic homes of INDiSC. Coaching allowed and encouraged! Time: Tuesday Night 7:20PM Start Venue Closes at 11:00PM Parking is ample and free at Chaparral Lanes $5 Entry, $3 entry with preregistration (non-refundable) to Next.Matchplay link + venmo... 400 W Bonita Ave, San Dimas, CA,
  • Jul-03-2022 Arrow Lodge Sunday Strikes
    Strikes tournament. $6 Buyin($5 to prize pool, $1 to IFPA). Signups start at 2pm, tournament starts at 3pm. .50 cent coin drop for all games. 720 E Arrow Hwy, Covina, CA,
  • Jul-16-2022 Mission Control Better Saturday
    Pinball tournament! Single machine play! (no simultaneous multi) $5 Mission Control Starts at 1:30PM at Mission Control 515 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA,
  • Aug-06-2022 WPPR-Palooza Pt. 1: Rage Against the Slamdown
    Up to date info is here at this document: https://bit.ly/WPPRS22-01 10AM start (doors at 9AM) 2.5 hours of Flipper Frenzy Qualifying Then group matchplay (multi-table) for Finals $10 entry, discount is available for signing up for all *three* tournaments that day (see document) All tourney g... 4411 E La Palma Ave, Anaheim, CA,
  • Aug-27-2022 Mission Control Better Saturday
    Pinball tournament! Single machine play! (no simultaneous multi) $5 Mission Control Starts at 1:30PM at Mission Control 515 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA,
  • Sep-24-2022 Mission Control Better Saturday
    Pinball tournament! Single machine play! (no simultaneous multi) $5 Mission Control Starts at 1:30PM at Mission Control 515 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA,