Zapcon VII - May 4-5, 2019

Just a quick note for anyone who may want to join us in AZ for our annual pinball and arcade convention, Zapcon!

Saturday, May 4 - Sunday, May 5, 2019
Mesa Convention Center
263 N Center St, Mesa, AZ 85201

Main Tournament - limited qualifying on 6 machines (15 entries for $40) - qualifying available 10:00am - 11:30pm on Saturday. Top 16 to A finals, next 8 to B finals on Sunday at 10:30am and 9:00am respectively.

Classics Tournament - limited qualifying on 4 machines (12 entries for $30) - qualifying available 10:00am - 11:30pm on Saturday. Top 12 make finals Sunday at 9:00am.

Women’s Tournament - group matchplay - 2 sessions of qualifying at 10:30am and 4:00pm of 4 rounds each, up to 32 players each. Top 4 advance from each round to finals at 7:30pm. $10 per qualifying session. Trophies to top 4, cash prizes to top 8. Sponsored by Tilt Studio Arizona Mills, hosted by Belles & Chimes Phoenix.

Looks like there will also be a return of the non-IFPA pingolf course, a Kids pinball tournament and high score tournament sponsored by StarFighters Arcade, and tournaments on: NBA Jam, Cyberball, Tetris, Street Fighter, Marvel vs. Capcom… whew, a busy, awesome weekend!


And the trophies for the women’s tournament have arrived!


The Zapcon main and classics tournaments are still looking for volunteers to help scorekeep. Give a couple of hours and get a discount off your entry fee(s)!

For the women’s tournament, in addition to the title sponsorship from Tilt Studio Arizona Mills, we are excited to share that Marco Specialties is sponsoring the women’s prize package! Thanks to these sponsors and qualifying registration fees, we expect the prize package to be over $700 in cash, trophies, and prizes for the top 8!