ALERT! The Wide World of Fighting Games, the Indie Age Weekend, Free Play the Golden Age, and the Jazzy Circuit have been postponed due to municipal closure orders. We will update this page and all individual pages once we know the new dates. Once we announce new dates, we will offer refunds for those participants who can no longer attend. We’re terribly sorry for the inconvenience.

The 2020 Free Play Spring Arcade Tournament Series is going to be MASSIVE. We’ll have one of the largest FGC events in DFW history, a golden-age arcade party, and a celebrations of all things INDIE during a special indie arcade weekend. We’re also adopting two massive game-specific events into the Spring Series: the Southwest Regional Pin-Masters and the Jazzy Circuit Finale! Details follow but do not miss these events!

April 17-19, 2020

Free Play’s Wide World of Fighting Games

Venue: Free Play Arlington

Imagine all of the best fighting games ever in one room. Modern, retro, arcade, and console. All represented. All awesome. All on Free Play. This will be an unparalleled opportunity for fighting game fans, enthusiasts, pros, and casuals to experience the greatest lineup of fighting games ever assembled.

And then imagine the one of the largest Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo (GMX) tournaments of all time in the same weekend as a throwback Smash 64 tournament in the same weekend (!) as a large, modern Tekken 7 tournament. With massive prize pools, professional streams, major media attention, and this will be one of the biggest weekends in DFW FGC history.

Register today!

May 1-2, 2020

Free Play’s Indie Age Weekend

Venue: Free Play Arlington

Oh. You noticed all of those ultra-deluxe, super-awesome indie arcades invading Free Play. Maybe you saw Cosmotrons, Death Ball, Killer Queen? Well let’s go! Friday night is Killer Queen casuals, Cosmotrons doubles (FP rules), and the inaugural Free Play Cosomotrons championship. Saturday morning is all Death Ball followed by a massive 5v5 Killer Queen Spring Series battle!

All tournaments can be entered with only a wristband. Pre-registration is available for all tournaments with a full-team KQ discount pass at only $35.

Registration open.

May 16, 2020

Free Play the Golden Age

ft. the World Rooftop Rock-Paper-Scissors Championship
Venue: Free Play Ft. Worth

Let’s take everything we love about the Golden Age of arcade games and celebrate it all with one massive party! No special fees (just normal admission), no stakes, just 10 prized-challenges, drink specials, and DJ Terminator Mike B.

This event also features the generational return of the World Rooftop Rock-Paper-Scissors Championships. Open to anyone with a Free Play wristband, this event includes $500 in cash prizes and swag for all entrants! And it all goes down on camera on the rooftop!

No registration required. Details on event page.

May 30-31, 2020

Titan Pinball Southwest
Regional Pin-Masters

Venue: Free Play Arlington

PINBALL! PINBALL! PINBALL! Free Play Arlington is proud to host the Titan Pinball 2020 Southwest Regional Pin-Masters IFPA tournament. This two-day, IFPA-sanctioned tournament will run May 30 and 31.

Titan Pinball has generously sponsored this year’s Southwest Regional Pin-Masters AND they’ve increased their cash prize pool commitment by 67% from last year. Titan Pinball has committed to providing $2,500 in cash to the prize pool! The total prize pool for the event is expected to exceed $4,000!

Registration is open!

June 12-14, 2020

Jazzy Circuit Finale

Venue: Free Play Arlington

In 2019, the Jazzy Circuit helped bring 3rd Strike back to the national stage and round two is coming to TEXAS! Free Play Arcade proudly presents the second annual Jazzy Circuit Finale!

Your ticket to the event includes a three day pass to Free Play Arlington (a $33 value) with unlimited venue access to an arcade that has been routinely called “one of the best ever”!

Registration is open!