The classic Universal Monsters™ now haunt Pinball FX3 and Williams™ Pinball!

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A Full Moon rises and awakens The Wolf Man, Creature from the Black Lagoon emerges from the depths, Frankenstein and his Bride are alive, The Mummy is haunting the pyramids, and Dracula is back from his coffin! Williams Pinball™: Universal Monsters Pack is available now on:

    PlayStation 4

    Xbox One & Windows 10

    Nintendo Switch


Mobile users can find the new tables in Williams Pinball available in the Apple App Store or Google Play!

Join the party with Dracula and his friends in the spookiest gig of the Fall, or take the Halloween feeling to a drive-in movie date! 

The Monster Bash pinball table was released in July 1998, featuring several classic Universal Monsters forming a rock band. It became one of the highest-rated machines of all time, not surprisingly, as it has a superb layout, mad rules and insanely stackable modes.

Released in 1992, the Creature from the Black Lagoon pinball table got its theme from the classic movie of the same title, a film shot in 3D in the early 1950s. The table is set up as a drive-in cinema typical of the era, with features like a snack bar, a rude driver whose van blocks the screen, and of course the Creature, lurking in his lagoon.

Take on the beautiful mix of pinball wizardry and nostalgia in these classic tables, now available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One & Windows 10, Steam, Nintendo Switch, and Mac. Also available on iOS App Store, and Google Play.


Captain’s Auction Warehouse – It’s going to be a November to Remember

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Stern Army “RANSOM Championship” – Black Knight Sword of Rage Tournament

Stern Pinball and the International Flipper Pinball Association are teaming up to sponsor a Stern Army High-Score Tournament on Black Knight Sword of Rage Pro, Premium and LE pinball machines.

The tournament is open to players beginning on November 1, 2019 and ending on February 29, 2020.

Players can enter by participating in any IFPA-sanctioned Stern Army events that include Black Knight Sword of Rage in the tournament.

Click HERE for details including Rules, Prizes, Standings, Event List!

Stern Rewards Winner – Noah Davis!

Noah Davis out of Portland, OR finished 2018 as the 290th ranked pinball player in the world. This qualified him for the Stern Rewards Program for finishing the year ranked in the top 1000. The rewards program allows qualifiers to purchase a brand new Stern pinball machine at a special IFPA price. Noah redeemed his reward for a Jurassic Park Pro.

So far in 2019, Noah has participated in 3 IFPA sanctioned events and remains in the top 1000 ranked players in the world (ranked 673rd currently).

Congratulations to Noah, and remember if you’re interested in qualifying for the Stern Rewards Program, check out the rules here.

Josh Sharpe wins 2019 IFPA Power100 Championship!

The 2nd annual IFPA Power100 Championship saw 19 players in the Power100 show up to IFPA HQ to compete for the title of IFPA Power100 Champion.

IFPA President Josh Sharpe emerged victorious, besting last year’s Power100 Champion Escher Lefkoff in the final game. Please note Josh was the head Tournament Director of the event, and that the games were all played in his basement. There are also strong rumors that the software choices in MatchPlay were manipulated to suit Josh’s strengths. It’s important to discount the glory of this victory as appropriate from these various conflicts of interest. 

In addition, Josh was instrumental in holding up the Stern Pro Circuit event at Pinball Expo from staying on schedule due to his immaculate play at the IFPA Power100 Championship.

Are you ready for some pinball? Cleveland Pinball League kicks off 15th season

The Plain Dealer in Cleveland wrote an article on the upcoming season of the Cleveland Pinball League. Click HERE to read the article.

Pins & Pirates Pinball Rally 2019

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Pins & Pirates Pinball Rally is a 3 Day Pinball Tournament open to all Skill Levels of players.

DECEMBER 6, 7 & 8th

A Pre-INDISC Event

Captain’s Arcade Showroom
4411 E La Palma Ave
Anaheim, CA 92807

The Pins & Pirates Pinball Rally (PPPR) tournaments consist of open qualifying Best Game Format and Match Play final rounds. During open qualifying, each player may make as many qualifying attempts as he or she likes. A point system is used to rank each player’s score on each machine. Those who rank highest at the end of qualifying will participate in the match play final rounds. In the final rounds, qualifying players play against each other in multiplayer games. A [different] point system is used to determine who advances to the next round and, ultimately, who wins the division.

Click HERE for more information.

Stern Rewards Program – Jurassic Park added!

The IFPA is excited to announce that Stern has added Jurassic Park Pro and Premium to the rewards program. A reminder that the 2018 rewards earned by players expire December 31st, 2019.

The following games are now available under the program (subject to change at anytime): Deadpool Pro (in stock), Deadpool Premium (in stock), Iron Maiden Pro (in stock), Iron Maiden Premium (in stock), Jurassic Park Pro (in stock),
Jurassic Park Premium (December), Guardians of the Galaxy Pro (November),  Star Trek Vault Pro (in stock), Star Trek Vault Premium (in stock), Star Wars Pro (in stock), Star Wars Premium (in stock), Munsters Pro (in stock), Munsters Premium (in stock), Beatles Gold (in stock), Black Knight Sword of Rage Pro (in stock), Black Knight Sword of Rage Premium (in stock).

Detailed rules for the $tern Rewards Program, including an updated list of qualifiers, and updated list of rewards available can be found HERE.

2020 IFPA Pin-Masters – Registration is now OPEN! (SOLD OUT!)

pinmastersThe IFPA is proud to announce that registration for the 2020 IFPA Pin-Masters is now OPEN! For details on the IFPA Pin-Masters, check out the Overview page HERE.

To register, click HERE! Please note registration will be capped at 144 players. New for 2020, spots will be RESERVED for any player that qualifies for the IFPA North American Pinball Championship and the IFPA Women’s World Pinball Championship.
[We are SOLD OUT! To be put on the waitlist please contact]

Current Participants list is available HERE.

The 2020 IFPA Pin-Masters: World Pin-Golf Championships are scheduled for March 6-8th, 2020 at Game Exchange of Colorado in Denver, CO.

In addition, the IFPA North American Pinball Championship and the IFPA Women’s World Pinball Championship will also be at Game Exchange of Colorado, and take place Thursday March 5th. This will include all the various State and Provincial Champions currently battling it out in the 2019-20 SCS and PCS (Canada), along with those women that qualify for the Women’s World Championship.

The 2020 IFPA Pin-Masters will also be on the 2020 Stern Pro Circuit.

Should you have any questions about our qualifying process or to find out more information about the tournament, please contact the IFPA at

2019 IFPA POWER 100 Championship – LIVE Results!

The 2019 IFPA POWER100 Championship is kicking off today!
Follow the results live HERE.
Live stream HERE.