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Kiwi Capital Silver Ball

The best weekend of pinball in the universe, bought to you by Capital City Pinball, The Lanes Bar + Bowling and Ye Olde Pinball Shoppe!

Kiwi Capital Silver Ball
Kiwi Capital Silver Ball

Time & Location

31 May 2024, 6:00 pm – 03 Jun 2024, 5:00 pm

Wellington, 18A Bond Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

About the event

Ever needed an excuse to travel to the better half of a Beef Wellington?

Look no further.

Ye Olde Pinball Shoppe, Capital City Pinball and The Lanes Bar + Bowling have teamed up for another year to bring you the self-proclaimed best pinball weekend in the universe, the Kiwi Capital Silver Ball competition, taking place over King's Birthday weekend for 2024.

Featuring 3 and a half days of hot flipper action, KCSB is slated to be the most action-packed event Wellington has ever seen, with 4 IFPA sanctioned events, there will be something here for everyone. You'll be hopping, skipping, and flipping all through the Welly streets, seeing all our beautiful city has to offer. The beautiful pinballs we have to offer at least. 

For the winner of our main competition, you will receive a stunning laser-cut perpetual trophy to show off on your mantlepiece, and there will also be custom trophies on offer for the top finishers across each of our tournaments, created by our talented Wellington artists Sam Stonnell, Ashley Burke, and Lani Gray. These are truly one of a kind, and will make a fine addition to the cabinet, you will definitely want to get your hands on one of these!

Your KCSB itinerary is as follows: 

Friday 31st May

6PM - 11PM : Pin-Golf Bar Crawl

Saturday 1st June

9:30AM - ~8PM : KCSB Main Event Qualifying

Sunday 2nd June

9:30AM - ~3PM : KCSB Main Event finals @ YOPS

9:30AM - 4PM : "The Price is Right" Tournament @ The Lanes

4PM - 7PM or later : "The Old Guard" Memorial Max Matchplay @ Lanes

Monday 3rd June

9:30AM - ~1PM : Pin-Golf Finals @ YOPS

1PM - ~8PM : 3 Strike @ Yops

Cheap pinball, great beers, mouth-watering food, and amazing company. What are you waiting for? Get your tickets now! Entries to the main competition are limited this year, so get in quick and don't miss out.


  • KCSB Main Event ONLY

    This ticket grants you entry to the following: KCSB Main Event Saturday, 1st June 9.30am - 8pm or later 16 rounds of 4 Player Group Matchplay, 1 game per round, with the first 8 rounds at YOPS, followed by 8 rounds at Lanes, and an hour lunch break in between.** *If you qualify in the top 24 players, you may also attend the KCSB Main Event Finals at Ye Olde Pinball Shoppe on Sun 2nd. If you don't, you may attend our "The Price is Right" comp at Lanes instead that runs simultaneously.

    +$0.88 service fee
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  • KCSB All Access Pass

    This ticket grants you access to ALL events throughout the weekend from Saturday 1st June through Monday 3rd June.** *Please note: To gain entry to the KCSB Main Event Finals on Sunday 2nd June, you MUST qualify as one of the top 24 qualifiers during the Main Event on Saturday 1st of June. Otherwise, you are able to attend the "Price is Right" competition at Lanes instead. **This ticket does not include entry to the Pin-Golf Bar Crawl on the Friday 31st of May, as this will be coin drop.

    +$1.88 service fee
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  • The Old Guard Memorial ONLY

    This ticket grants you entry to the following: The Old Guard Memorial Tournament (Lanes) Sunday, 2nd June 4.00pm - 7.00pm or later This tournament is to recognise all the great players and operators Wellington has lost over the years, who will be immortalised in trophy form. Tournament starts after both the Main Event Finals and "The Price Is Right" have concluded (approx 4pm). This will be a 2.5 hour Max Matchplay, followed by a top 24, best-of-3 finals. Only games with a DMD allowed!

    +$0.63 service fee
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  • Three Strike ONLY

    This ticket grants you entry to the following: Three Strike (YOPS) Monday, 3rd June 1pm - ~8pm 4 Player Group Matchplay, top 2 players per game get no strike, bottom 2 players get 1 strike. 3 player game = 3rd place gets strike. Last player not to have 3 strikes wins!

    +$0.63 service fee
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