US 20100164175 A1
A bag toss game is disclosed. An illustrative embodiment of the bag toss game includes a plastic game panel; a plurality of openings extending through the game panel; a plurality of rear legs; a series of support braces on said underneath side of game panel; a series of two rear leg support stops on said underneath side of game panel; a plurality plastic embodiment overlay covering with battery powered component for lighting playing board, for night time enjoyment; a series of 8 bean bags; a set of scoring rules;
7. A bag toss game, comprising of:
A game panel;
A plurality of openings extending through said game panel;
A power source connected to overlay, covering entire playing board to provide lighting around openings and outer perimeter of playing board for night time playing;
8. The bag toss game of claim 1 further comprising a plurality of rear legs supporting said game panel.
9. The bag toss game of claims 1 wherein said game panel has a sloped orientation.
10. The bag toss game of claim 1 wherein said plurality of openings comprises a center opening provided at substantially a center of said game panel and a plurality of peripheral openings generally surrounding said center openings.
11. The bag toss game of claim 1 further comprising a frame and wherein said game panel is carried by said frame.
12. The bag toss game of claim wherein said frame comprises a pair of generally elongated, spaced apart parallel side members and a pair of end frame members extending between said pair of side frame members.
The present invention relates to games. More particularly, the present invention relates to a toss game in which an attempt is made to toss an object through one of the multiple openings.
Games such as volleyball, badminton, horseshoes, and beanbag—tossing games are popular with persons of all ages. Such games provide the opportunity for social interaction as well as physical exercise and development of skills. Games also enhance the enjoyment of other activities such as picnics, barbecues, tailgating events and the like.
The present invention is generally directed to a bag toss game. An illustrative embodiment of the bag toss game includes a plastic game panel; a plurality of openings extending through the game panel.
The invention will now be described, by way of example, with reference to the accompanying drawings, in which;
Referring to the drawings, an illustrative embodiment of the bag toss game is generally indicated by reference numeral;
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At least one opening extends through the game panel 5. For example, a center opening 7 may extend through substantially the middle of the game panel 5. Various peripheral openings 8 may also extend through the game panel 5 in a selected pattern, such as in generally surrounding relationship with respect to the center opening 7. In some embodiments of the bag toss game 1, multiple target circles 11 are provided on the game panel 5, in concentric relationship with respect to each other, with the center opening 7 extending through the centermost target circle 11. Circle rims 12 may be provided between the target circles 11. The circle rims and outer perimeter of playing board 12 may be glow-in-the-dark plastic, for example.
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In typical play of the toss game, the light source are initially turned on by the battery power box 17. Thus, the light source 16 emits a lighted surface across the playing board 5 and which is received by the battery power box 17 as shown in
Each player is typically awarded three points for each toss of the bean bag 9 through the center opening 7 and two points for each toss of the bean bag 9 through one of the peripheral openings 8 per 10 game rules.
While the preferred embodiments of the invention have been described above, it will be recognized and understood that various modifications can be made in the invention and the appended claims are intended to cover all such modifications which may fall within the spirit and scope of the invention.