It Never Drains in Southern California

It Never Drains in Southern California Pinball Festival
January 12th-14th, 2018

Tickets available NOW at:

Museum of Pinball
700 South Hathaway
Banning, CA 92220
A PAPA Circuit & Stern Pro Circuit Event

2017 Results
Modern Champion: Karl DeAngelo
Classics Champion: Keith Elwin

Tournament Rules for 2018 [preliminary] (PDF)

Highlighted changes for 2018:

• Tickets for the festival can be pre-purchased at
• The full 3-day pass will come with 5 free tournament entries.
• Friday/Saturday individual passes will come with 2 free tournament entries.
• A Women's division has been added!
• Women's finals will be played on the Main tournament bank (so we can stream the finals!)
• Finals schedule changes to highlight top 4 Women's, top 4 Classics, and top 8 Main
• All 500+ pinball machines at the Museum will be available for play.
• Main will count the best 7 out of 14 available games
• Classics will count the best 5 out of 7 available games
• Women's will count the best 3 out of 4 available games

2017 Changes carried over to 2018:

• All divisions will payout directly from pot, no fixed values.
• In finals, players can only choose a game ONCE for the entire duration of finals.
• If the Open top qualifier replaces a game, they are REQUIRED to choose that game during a round.
• Modern "B" bumped to 16 qualifiers.

2018 Tournament Lineup TBA

Classics Games

Star Light
+5 Games TBA

Modern Games

Total Nuclear Annihilation
Lady Luck (Bally)
Who Dunnit
+10 Games TBA

Women's Games

4 Games TBA