Tournament Circuit: 2013 Schedule
- Pinburgh 2013
The Pinburgh Match-Play Championship, operated by PAPA,
is the largest match play tournament
in the world, and is the keystone of the Tournament Circuit.
- Lyons Spring Classic
Lyons is a family-owned business presenting Colorado's
largest public collection of well-maintained pinball games.
- Northwest Pinball Championships
The largest pinball tournament
in the Pacific northwest features open and classic
divisions of play.
- California Extreme
The California Extreme pinball tournament is run in conjunction
with a larger arcade show.
This event is an annual celebration of coin operated pinball
machines, video games and other novelties you once found in game
arcades. A number of industry speakers and vendors attend the event.
The pinball tournament features multiple divisions for varying skill
levels and a "Classics" side tournament.
- PAPA 16 World Pinball Championships
The PAPA 16 World Pinball Championships is the largest,
most competitive pinball tournament in the world, featuring four
solid days of brutal pinball battles and a prize package in excess
Circuit points are awarded to top finishers in the A Division.
- August 8-11, 2013
- Scott Township, Pennsylvania (near Pittsburgh)
- Cascadia Cup
The Cascadia Cup is a match-play format where all players are
guaranteed a set number of rounds before an elimination final late in
the day. C-Bar in Portland is a top-notch location with pins from the
1960s and 70s to today, and all ages are welcome. Portland's Rose
City Pinball crew will be setting up single-day events on Friday and
Sunday to complete the weekend.
- Pinball Expo
The Chicago Pinball Expo is one of the longest running pinball shows
in the world, having been held annually for nearly three decades.
A wide variety of vendors exhibit at Expo, and the tournaments offer
a variety of divisions for multiple skill levels.
- Southern Pinball Festival
The Southern Pinball Festival coincides with the attractions
industry's premier show, IAAPA.
The show is open to everyone who wants to play some pinball, and features
machines of all styles and eras, set on free play with ticket purchase.
- Pinballz Arcade
Pinballz offers a massive 13,000 square feet of Classic Arcade experience!
The family-friendly fun center offers over 200 games including
Classic and New arcade entertainment, where adults and children can play
together at an affordable price.
- It Never Drains In Southern California
INDISC is a multi-division pinball tournament featuring some of the
toughest competition in the country.
- Fairfax Pinball Open
The Fairfax Pinball Open is a recently restructured event with a new
location and renewed vigor for competitive pinball. The tournament will
feature a Modern and classics tournament with divisions for multiple
- Louisville Arcade Expo
The Louisville Arcade Expo pinball tournament is run in conjunction
with a larger retro arcade show. The show places a heavy emphasis
on retro consoles, arcade machines, and the retro gaming industry.
The Louisville Arcade Expo also features additional side tournaments
held alongside the main event.
- Circuit Final
The Circuit Final will be held the day before Pinburgh 2014, and will
conclude the 2013 North American Circuit, crowning the
PAPA Circuit Player of the Year!