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Tournaments

It’s Tournament Time.

Compete in weekly and pop-up tournaments at Boxcar Bar + Arcade in Downtown Greensboro.

With both recurring weekly tournaments and occasional pop-up tournaments, there’s always a reason to play at our arcade bar in downtown Greensboro, NC! There’s no need to join any official leagues, just click below to learn more about our upcoming tournaments, mark your calendar and show up on the day of the event to compete for super sweet prizes and endless bragging rights. Is there a game that you’re dying to play in an upcoming tournament? Drop us a line with your recommendation!

Air Hockey

TuesDAYS

There’s no need to be part of any official league to compete in our weekly air hockey tournament! Simply show up any Tuesday by 8:30pm to register for our free weekly tournament, which kicks off at 9pm.

Details:

  • Tournaments are held every Tuesday at 9pm
  • It’s FREE to play!
  • Must be 21+
  • Check in with a member of our team by 8:45pm to register for the event
  • Prizes will be awarded to the winner(s) and will vary by week

Skeeball

ThursdayS

There’s no need to be part of any official league to compete in our weekly Skeeball tournament! Simply show up any Thursday by 8:30pm to play.

Details:

  • Tournaments are held every Thursday at 9pm
  • They’re free to play
  • Must be 21+
  • Check in with a bartender or member of our staff by 8:45pm to register
  • Tournament caps out at 15 teams
  • Each team consists of 3 players, and teams of 2 can nominate one player to roll twice
  • We play 6 frames, with 9 rolls per frame
  • Prizes will be awarded to 3 winning teams and will vary by week

Pinball Strikeout

MONTHLY

Join the us and the Triad Pinball Players on the 1st Sunday of every month at 2pm for a strike-out Pinball tournament!

Registration & Cost

Register on-site before the event kicks off at 2pm. Registration is free and open to anyone! A $1 donation per player is appreciated, but not mandatory. This fee allows us to receive World Pinball Player Rankings (WPPRs), and is payed to the International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA) per player in each event. Players are responsible for their own tokens during tournament play.

Prizes

This is an IFPA sanctioned event, and is endorsed by the Stern Army. Prizes such as collectible pinball back-glass translites and other merch/swag is awarded to the top players at every event. If players show interest in a cash prize pool, one will be generated amongst ONLY those who buy-in.

Format

The Group Strike/Knockout format may vary from month to month (3 Strikes, 4 Strikes, Fair Strikes, Progressive Strikes, etc) but will always be announced in advance, along with a thorough explanation of the rules before each event begins. Players will be randomly paired in groups of 3 or 4 and assigned to a random table. Each player receives strikes based on their standing at the end of each game. The winner is declared when one player is left without the maximum strike limit (3, 4, etc).

killer queen Tournament

Killer Queen

February 9th, 8pm

Compete for prizes in a free Killer Queen Tournament on Sunday, February 9th at 8pm!

  • It’s free to play
  • We’ll be awarding prizes to the tournament winner(s)
  • Rules & details will be discussed ahead of the tournament, between 7:30-8pm
  • Register on site before the event, at 7:30pm
  • 21+ only, pleaseKiller Queen, a recent addition to our arcade game lineup, is the world’s only 10 player strategy game. If you’re not sure how to play, join us on Sunday, January 19th at 8pm to learn for free from the Boxcar team at our free Killer Queen Flight School event: http://bit.ly/2rQqRXd

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