How to Pick a Beer Pong Table

You may or may not know that the old college game known as beer pong has become one of the most popular, if not the most popular drinking game in the world. It began in the late 1950’s as a fun game and continued to grow in popularity until there were official tournaments and an entire retail industry for products and accessories. The following will educate you a little on the fascinating game of beer pong and the growth of custom tables over the last decade.

The game itself has developed a variety of rules over the years, depending on who is playing and where you are playing. This is one reason why it is such an awesome game. There are so many slight variations that anyone can find a set of rules that suits their style of play. Typically, the table will have 6 or 10 cups in a triangular formation on each end. The purpose of the game is to sink the ball into one of the cups and have your opponent chug the beer.

When it comes to tables, there are ton of different options. Whether you are at a bar or local party, table designs and structures can differ. Tables can be made out of wood, aluminum, plastic and some are even inflatable and can float in the water. Some custom beer pong tables even include pre-drilled holes for the cups. Whatever table you decide to use, rest assured that the majority of them are incredibly portable and easy to set-up and use.

If you an avid sports fan, there are plenty of table choices for you. Fans of hockey, baseball, football and basketball can find a variety of different designs, some even licensed by their favorite team or school. You may even be able to find some tables that have split designs, your team on one side and your rivals on the other. You can also be creative and search for or design the best table for your style of play.

Once you have an idea of what you want, shopping for your table does not need to be stressful. There are ton of different stores and websites out there that offer various styles, materials and designs to fit your needs. Most tables can be used practically anywhere. The majority of them are very durable and bring hours of fun for you and your friends. You can even have one custom designed to create lasting memories for all.

picture of a standard table

Beer pong is one of the most popular games in the world, and it does not appear to be slowing down. You will almost always see some custom gear being used anywhere the game is present. The days of ripping off a kitchen door to play are long gone. So, next time you are thinking about gathering your friends to play a game or two, or three, consider getting your own custom beer pong table and you will certainly not regret it.