South Carolina Pinball
Welcome to the home for pinball in South Carolina!
Pinball is thriving in South Carolina with a growing number of arcades and bars featuring pinball machines. Play a game at these locations any time or participate in the weekly and monthly tournaments they host.
Check out details below on upcoming events and tournaments around Columbia, Charleston, and Greenville, SC. You can find our events on our Facebook group. We also have great resources on this site if you're new to pinball and a looking for a way to get started.
Businesses are Open
SC businesses are hosting events with additional face mask, physical distancing, and cleaning steps that help control the spread of COVID-19. Upcoming tournaments are listed here, plus check out our Where to Play section and the Pinball Map for more locations.
- Jun 18, 7:00 PM1952 Sharon Rd, 1952 Sharon Rd, Woodruff, SC 29388, USAOur first tournament back. Group match play tournament at the Fellowship Clubhouse. Use the gravel driveway to the white house (behind the brick house). 8 rounds of matchplay, top eight to finals! $5 entry fee. Bring a snack to share. Non-alcohol event for all ages and skill levels.
All month in June
at Player 1Up
Unlimited tries on 7 machines.
Cash prizes for the top 3 point earners.
Stern's Indiana Jones
Stern's Jurassic Park
Black Knight: Sword of Rage
The Addams Family
The International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA) organizes an annual competition where players win points in officially sanctioned tournaments. Anyone can play and the top 16 players at the end of the year are invited to a state championship.
These 2020 results were last refreshed on January 31, 2021. Visit the IFPA for the official standings.
Marcelo Campos Hazan
David Kitch III
Scott Smith SC
Phil Forrester jr
Spring Open Pinball League
(registration full, follow Bang Back for future leagues)