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Pre-Game Pastimes: The 7 Best Game Sets For Tailgating Under $100

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* Get ready for the game with some friendly competition
* Game sets that are easy to transport and set-up
* All under $100

One of the best parts of a good football game is the hangout before kickoff. Whether you’re tailgating or watching from home (check out our NFL guide for cord-cutters here), the pre-game hangout deserves fun activities to get everyone in the competitive spirit. Below are seven of the best game sets that will upgrade your tailgate or backyard party.

1. Champion Sports Rubber Horseshoes

The soft, light-weight rubber horseshoes in this set by Champion Sports makes it ideal for families and kids. Plus the set includes classic pegs as well as rubber floor mats for parking lots or indoor play.

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2. Washooes Washer Toss

Washer Toss is another tailgate/backyard game similar to horseshoes, only it involves smaller equipment. This Washooes set includes two trays and eight washers that can be stacked for easy transportation.

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3. Kan-Jam Ultimate Disc Game

When you don’t have the space for frisbee golf or ultimate frisbee, Kan-Jam is a great option. This official Kan-Jam set comes with two durable goals and a custom disc that makes set-up a breeze.

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4. Poleish Sports Bottle Bash

Bottle bash is another classic tailgate game, but it isn’t easy to set-up without equipment, and usually results in broken glass everywhere. Poleish Sports fixes these problems with a Bottle Bash set that includes telescoping metal poles and non-breakable bottles for a fun, glass-free game.

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5. Bucket Ball Set

Bucket Ball is a beach staple, but it also makes a great tailgating activity. This is our favorite because it packages conveniently into a tote bag (included), and is made specifically for bucket ball with the correct markings, size and construction.

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6. Quarterback Touchdown Football Toss

Warm up your arm like a real QB with this Touchdown Football Toss set. Play live football, 21, Around the World, and Tic Tac Toe with this set for serious gameday fun.

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7. Triumph “Woody” Bean Bag Toss Set

One of the best backyard/tailgate games to have at all times is corn hole. It’s casual, easy to play with a beer in one hand, and fun for everybody. We recommend this Triumph set because it includes durable birch boards, all-weather bean bags, and is easy to transport and store.

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