<a href="/tag/marshal-m-rosenthal/">By Marshal M. Rosenthal

A tailgate party can’t be ALL about eating and drinking. (Okay, maybe it can be.) But people have to be kept on the move or they’ll scarf up all the burgers and beer by 11:00 a.m. And then where will you be?

But the same old beanbag toss may not be enough to drag people away from all those tasty refreshments. The games have to be a little more interesting, crazy enough to get everyone’s attention and keep them interested (and allow you to get a beer yourself). Tailgate Fan, as always, has a few ideas. Read on, tailgater, read on.

Halex Lasso Golf Tailgate Game

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Halex Lasso Golf Tailgate Game ($30.34)

Think ring toss, only with ropes that have balls at the end. The object is to toss and lasso one of the beams on the target ladder, which takes both skill as well as good reflexes. The game can be reconfigured to make it easier or more difficult. A nylon bag holds everything for easy storage and transport.

Buy the Halex Lasso Golf Tailgate Game.

Light Up Beer Pong Kit

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Light Up Beer Pong Kit ($159.99)

Picky about your beer pong? Then choose your favorite flat surface, turn it into a beer pong table and have it glow in the dark to boot. The 22 feet of green wire you lay out glows like neon, thanks to a nine-volt battery pack, and it’s flexible and cool to the touch. The 12 frosted 12-ounce cups come with red, blue and green LEDs inside, and flash or morph from one color to another. Even the eight included ping-pong balls glow in the dark. Now you can officially play Beer Pong anytime and anywhere.

Buy the Light Up Beer Pong Kit.

Alcohol Shot Gun

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Alcohol Shot Gun ($21.22)

It’s hard to believe, but there are times when the party gets too raucous, too loud, too over-the-top. That’s when you have to step in and restore law and order, courtesy of this one-shot “shot” gun. Load it with an ounce of liquid. And when somebody just won’t cooperate – cock the trigger and let them know who’s boss.

Buy the Alcohol Shot Gun.

Big Bad-Ass Beer Pong

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Big Bad-Ass Beer Pong ($8.06)

Sometimes you just don’t have room to spread out. Here’s a miniaturized beer pong table for when space is at a premium. Just assemble the 12 plastic cups (included) at each end of the plastic mat and have at it with the two mini-sized white ping pong balls. All the rules are right there too – it’s a book after all!

Buy the Big Bad-Ass Beer Pong.

Happy tailgating!

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Marshal M. Rosenthal is a technology, gadget and lifestyle writer based on the West Coast.


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