Stern Pro Circuit Coming to Texas Pinball Festival

Texas Wizards Tournament Kicks off March 24, 2023

CHICAGO--()--Stern Pinball, Inc. is proud to announce the fourth Stern Pro Circuit tournament of the 2023 competitive season. The Texas Wizards Tournament (part of the larger Texas Pinball Festival) is taking place in Frisco, TX on March 24-25, 2023. This two-day event is the largest competitive tournament in all of Texas, with players all hoping to improve their rankings to qualify for the Stern Pro Circuit Championship.

In its third season, Stern Pinball continues its partnership with the International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA) in producing the premier competitive pinball circuit in the world. The Stern Pro Circuit is a series of 20 high-level pinball tournaments held throughout the season culminating in the pinnacle event, the Stern Pro Circuit Championship featuring the top 32 ranked players.

The Texas Wizards Tournament is capped at 160 players and includes Stern Pinball machines from every era, including the very first tournament, to showcasing the newest smash hit release, Foo Fighters! Qualifying begins on the morning of Friday, March 24, and runs until the afternoon of Saturday, March 25. Finals for all divisions will be held on Saturday evening, with 24 players qualifying for A Division Finals, and 8 players qualifying for B and Novice Finals. The tournament will follow a limited entry, best-game format with each player having over 20 hours to play 25 entries, to put up their best score on 12 pins, with at least 3 pins coming from each era to qualify. Winners will receive cash prizes, trophies, and of course bragging rights.

“Everything is bigger in Texas, including pinball! The Wizards Tournament is the largest competition in the state and we are thrilled to be able to support it,” said Seth Davis, President and CEO of Stern Pinball, Inc. “We know the pinball community is passionate about the Texas Pinball Festival and we could not be prouder to have this tournament as part of the programming and for everyone to get their hands on our latest Foo Fighters machines. It’s anyone’s game! We’re excited to see who comes out on top.”

For full details on the Stern Pro Circuit and to keep up with the current standings and schedule, please visit –

About Stern Pinball, Inc.

Stern Pinball, Inc. creates compelling entertainment that inspires a lifetime love of games, sparks passion, forges friendships, and connects people everywhere through fun, innovative, technologically advanced pinball games, and experiences. Headquartered minutes from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport in the heart of North America, the company creates, designs, engineers, manufactures, markets, and distributes a full line of technologically advanced terrestrial and digital pinball games, parts, accessories, and merchandise. Stern Pinball serves digital, consumer, commercial, and corporate markets around the globe.

Recent Stern Pinball titles include Foo Fighters, James Bond 007, Rush, Godzilla, The Mandalorian, Led Zeppelin, Avengers: Infinity Quest, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Stranger Things, Elvira's House of Horrors, Jurassic Park, Black Knight: Sword of Rage, The Munsters, The Beatles, Deadpool, Iron Maiden, Guardians of the Galaxy, Star Wars, Aerosmith, Ghostbusters, KISS, Metallica, Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, Star Trek, AC/DC, Batman, and Spider-Man. A broad range of players enjoy Stern Pinball's games from professional pinball players who compete in high-stakes competitions around the globe to novice players who are discovering the allure of the silver ball for the first time. To join the fun and learn more, please visit


Zach Sharpe