Do you remember how beer pong was 8 years ago? Not something mentioned often but it’s worth the thought. Sure, some of us might still think “college party” or “backyard picnic” but in actuality, beer pong has come a long way. This sport came from a well-known game to a full-fledged sport. Want to brush up on your beer pong knowledge? Then you better read this!
This game has evolved into a national sport and is being played by all sorts. The people who take beer pong very seriously practice and play satellite games all around the United States. Depending on how much time you want to put in playing beer pong you can end up playing in Vegas. Every year in Las Vegas BPong.com holds a championship event in which a $50,000 prize is given to the winner of the tournament.
On a smaller scale, there are a lot of local bars and communities forming their own beer pong leagues and hosting tournaments as well. Even these local games have prizes and cash give a ways for the winners. Many of the players at these games will use more water to play with instead of all beer to keep the skill level up during a game.
Burgers, dogs, and beer pong anyone? Folks who tailgate at big events such as football games, performances, etc. will set up and play a game of beer pong. The game has become pretty common at these occasions. For some individuals beer pong has turned into a ritual when they go tailgating. Some have even made their own personal tables with their favorite team on them.
Beer pong is even being played on late night TV with Jimmy Fallon with big stars as Kelly Ripa, Lucy Liu, Jessica Alba, and even Betty White. I even watched an infomercial at Wild West deals and the main feature item was a beer pong table. People upload there beer pong game videos all the time on you tube showing off their skills and custom made tables.
This sport has come a long way since college. You can get professionally made tables that are regulation size. These tables are also portable and fold up nicely. They make special cups, balls with logos on them, tee shirts, and all sorts of apparel so you can support your favorite sport. Like I said before, things have definitely changed!
I hope you enjoyed your little update on beer pong. Just remember to play responsibly and have good time. Let’s face it, fun and good times was the intent of beer pong in the first place. It’s time to party it up with a little competition and fun.