• P1110217

Seattle Pinball News and Gossip 35

Summer in Seattle had an early start with the Annual Powder Puff Tournament at Shorty’s (May 25). Previously a biennial tournament, Skill Shot has taken over the hosting duties and we couldn’t think of any good reason why it shouldn’t be annual, considering the number of women in the pinball scene. [...]

  • Pinball-Seattle-Logo

Pinball Seattle: A League of Our Own

There's a new pinball league in Seattle and it's a big hit: Pinball Seattle! It's a team league that meets for matches against each other weekly at different locations across Seattle. The locations (mostly bars) sponsor one or two teams depending on how many machines they have. Like most league sports these teams play home or away games for points during a john john10-week season. The teams with the most points [...]

  • hoodies

Seattle Pinball News and Gossip 34

The third Annual Tommy Tournament was held on April 6th at Shorty's and tommmyhosted by Skill Shot. It was also the April First Sunday Tournament, which seems fitting because it was rather wacky. 25 couples signed up to play with funny team names such as Deep Dish Bootie Pie and Poser Disposer. The main rule during a Tommy Tournament is that one team member is blindfolded and controls both flippers, while the other [...]

see all the posts >


  • shortys_tourney_2014_1117_flat

The longest running annual pinball tournament in the world!


about us

Skill Shot, Seattle’s Pinball Zine is a free publication distributed throughout the Seattle area 5 times a year. The Seattle Pinball List and local Pinball News and Gossip are presented in every issue along with a feature article by various rotating contributors. Skill Shot wouldn’t exist without volunteers who help fold and distribute every issue of the zine, and the countless other pinball fans who help us keep the list up-to-date.



Contributors: Gordon Ornelas, Brad Hayden, Jeff Larson, Graham Klym, Andrew Cole & Kayla Greet