Month: September 2019

Pinball Profile World Tour

PINBALL PROFILE is coming to Space City! If you’re looking for something to do before the Houston Arcade & Pinball Expo…we’ve got just the thing!

Venue: EinStein’s Pub in nearby Katy, Texas. (Must be 21 or older)

Join us for an IFPA sanctioned, 3 hour Flip Frenzy, Thurs., Nov. 14th at 7pm. There’s a 10-15 minute break at halfway mark. Top 4 make playoffs (play either 3 or 4 games, to maximize TGP, mulit-match play playoffs). PAPA playoff format (4-2-1-0 scoring). Top seed picks bank of games. *rules subject to change prior to start of event.

Tons of random prizes from sponsors including Comet Pinball, deeproot pinball, Jersey Jack Pinball, Mezel Mods, Stern Pinball, and even a set of Pin Stadium Lights! ALL prizes are random, so no skill set needed! Winner trophy from ULEK Store.

Cost $25. Every player gets an exclusive Pinball Profile World Tour shirt if you pre-register by Nov. 4

Max 40 players. Only way to secure spot is pay in advance. Waiting list will be taken.

Email/PayPal $25: by Nov. 4

Please include:
– your Full Name
– Shirt Size (unisex)
– Shirt Style: Baseball 3/4 (red or black) sleeves, or white t-shirt.

Belles & Chimes Fall League

The Belles of Space City will host fall league nights on Thursdays beginning September 26th. These competitions will take place on games in private collections. The season will include four qualifying dates plus finals. The top three weeks will count towards qualification. Ladies must attend at least two weeks to be eligible for finals.

Practice begins at 6pm followed by competition at 7pm. Entry costs $10 for the season. Contact bellesandchimeshouston at gmail for more information.

Texas Pinball League

Join Space City Pinball League at the Houston Qualifier on October 6th! The Texas Pinball League unites the leagues in Austin, Dallas and Houston, to create a massive, Texas-sized pinball showdown and party at Finals.

General League Overview: Each major region of Texas hosts a qualifying event, each following the same format with the top 5 players from each event advancing to the finals. The finalists converge in a single city to represent their region. Finals coordinates with the three major Texas events (Texas Pinball Festival, Houston Arcade Expo, Bat City Open) to reduce travel burdens. The winner are immortalized on the TPL cup and possess the cup until the next TPL season.

Full rules at:

Space City Open

Once again, Space City Pinball League will host the Space City Open pinball tournament at the Houston Arcade Expo on November 15th and 16th. Online registration will begin on September 22nd at noon.

The Space City Open is a matchplay pinball tournament. There will be four distinct qualifying sessions (A, B, C, and D), during which players will play six randomly selected machines against groups of randomly selected opponents on each game. The top six players from each session will move on to the finals. Each player is permitted to play in up to two qualifying sessions. Please see the tournament website for the full rules. 

The Belles of Space City will also host a women’s knockout tournament at the Houston Arcade Expo on Saturday, November 16th. Online registration will begin Sunday, October 20th. Details may be found on the tournament website.