Iowa Pinball Club

Promoting Pinball Leagues, Tournaments, Local Arcades & Home Game Room Culture.




About the Iowa Pinball Club, League and Tournaments

Welcome to the home of Iowa's Pinball Machine Players Club. We are a free club designed to fit the needs of both amateur and professional pinball playing enthusiasts in and around Iowa. We host IFPA sanctioned leagues and tournaments throughout the year. Plus, fellow members get together to play on weekends at bars, homes, arcades, any place we can find a property working game.

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Benefits of membership

Experience

We are a great local resource/support system for arcade game maintenance and playing tips. Playfield touchups and repair tips, Eprom and chip replacement, and General solenoid and grounding guidelines are just a few of the things our members can help with. We are familiar with most widely recognized manufacturers including: Bally, Williams, Stern, Data East, Sega, Gottlieb and Premier to name a few. Members can help each other diagnose machine issues and of course enjoy the game once it's fixed.

Communication

We have established a simple way to contact all of the Iowa Pinball Club Members. This makes it easy for impromptu pinball parties at local bars, arcades, or home gamerooms. Plus it's also a great way to give advanced notice of a pinball party hosted at your own home or venue (Corporations Welcome)!

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For the Novice Player

The Iowa Pinball Club offers easy to join pickup get togethers or weekend bar hopping of friendly, low stress, pinball playing fun! Host your own party at your home or even a local venue! For home get togethers, ask for a dish to pass. Be aggressive, get active, and enjoy being social with like minded pinball machine playing fans! Our goal is to keep pinball alive and entertaining! This is a great social environment of fellow arcade enthusiasts in Iowa. No game room is too small! After all, 4 people can play one pin!

For the Skilled Player

The Iowa Pinball Club is a proud member of the I.F.P.A. (International Flipper Pinball Association). They have established the first official ranking system of pinball players through out the world. The ranking system is called, World Pinball Players Ranking or W.P.P.R. The good news for our professional pinball players is that the IFPA endorsed tournaments hosted by Iowa Pinball Club gives players a chance to increase there WPPR ranking and qualify for the next major IFPA tournament.

Join the Iowa Pinball Club today!

Use our online form to join Iowa's Pinball Club. Or if you have any questions contact us here.

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Looking to purchase a game?

Once a member, you are able to instantly receive free leads to local pinball machines and arcade games that online users would like to sell to members of our group. A potential seller simply fills out our easy to use online form. Once submitted, ALL members receive an e-mail simultaneously (No one receives priority).

Looking to sell a game?

The owner of the arcade game being sold gets multiple offers from interested buyers (our club members)! The owner receives a better price from hobbyists than other places online or off! Plus we both move/pickup and pay in cash for your pinball machine, video arcade game, skeeball, pool table, air hockey table, big-ball-bowler, puck bowler! We all win! The game is playable by fellow members!

We also are interested in other items for the gameroom such as jukeboxes and neon signs.

Use our online form to find multiple buyers for your coin-operated arcade game in the Iowa area. We are a group of pinball and gameroom enthusiasts with great buying power!