Yard Pong for Long Dogs
NEW Fundraiser Event featuring a YARD PONG TOURNAMENT!
THANK YOU for your interest in the YARD PONG for LONG DOGS fundraiser! Yard Pong is an oversized version of the classic game, beer pong, using five-gallon buckets of water and mini-playground balls. The tournament is double-elimination. Registration is $50 per team, which includes a ‘swag’ bag per player, cash prizes and medals for the top teams. All skill levels are welcome!
- The entry fee to participate is $50 per team (plus service fees from Eventbrite; total is $55.20). With this fee, you get entrance in the double-elimination tournament, a ‘swag’ bag for each participant, opportunity to win cash prizes and medals if you are the top teams. This is a tax-deductible donation to Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue, Inc.
- Tickets are available here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/yard-pong-for-long-dogs-tickets-714988117707.
- Availability for 32 teams to compete. There are 2 players per team. This is a double-elimination tournament.
- Check-in is from 12:00 to 12:50 p.m. Game overview, team introductions and games start at 1:00 p.m. Note: Teams not registered in time will forfeit their first game.
- Cash prizes for top 2 teams. Amounts dependent on how many teams participate.
- CONTESTS for the BEST TEAM NAME and BEST TEAM UNIFORM or COSTUME…prizes for the winners!
- Tournament rules can be found HERE.
- This event is RAIN or SHINE.
- Free admission if you are not competing in the tournament…come watch and cheer on the teams!
- Free parking along Stanbridge Street
- This event is DOG FRIENDLY! Note: Dogs must be up-to-date on shots, friendly with people and other dogs and leashed at all times.
- Halloween COSTUME CONTEST for the hounds…prizes for the winners!
- Craft beer from Von C Brewing Company available for purchase
- Food from Smokin’ Bones Backyard BBQ available for purchase
- Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue merchandise available for sale
- Chance to win raffle baskets, including: Villanova Men’s Basketball tickets, Home Depot and Top Golf gift cards, Philadelphia Orchestra tickets, and more!
- This event is FAMILY FRIENDLY! Note: Children must be supervised by a parent/guardian at all times).
- All proceeds from this fundraiser event benefit Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue, Inc.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Yard Pong?
- Yard Pong is an oversized version of the classic game, beer pong. Instead of setting up solo cups and using ping pong balls on a table, you use 5-gallon buckets filled with water and mini-playground balls.
What is a double-elimination tournament?
- A double-elimination tournament is where competing teams must lose twice to be eliminated from play. After the first game, teams move to two brackets: upper bracket (if you win the first game) and lower bracket (if you lose the first game).
When does online registration for this tournament end?
- Online registration ends on Thursday, October 19, 2023 at 5:00 p.m., EST.
What do I get for my $50 registration fee?
- With this fee, you get entrance in the double-elimination tournament, a ‘swag’ bag for each participant, opportunity to win cash prizes and medals if you are the top teams. This is a tax-deductible donation to Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue, Inc.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
- No. We will have copies of your registration info at the check-in table.
What are the parking options at Von C Brewing Company?
- There is plenty of free parking on Stanbridge Street where Von C Brewing Company is located.
What happens if I miss the check-in time the day of the event?
- Check-in is from 12:00 to 12:50 p.m. Teams not registered in time will forfeit their first game.
How long will the tournament last?
- Based on average playing time, we anticipate the tournament lasting about three to four hours total. Your individual playing time depends on your performance (e.g., if you lose 2 games you’re out, but if you are winning, then you stay in).
Who can I contact if I have more questions?
- Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.