Beer Pong Table Dimensions

Beer Pong Table Dimensions

Take a look at the standard dimensions of a beer pong table in this article, so you can determine the amount of space you need to fit one in, or to make one yourself to have a fun time with your buddies.
Beer pong is a highly popular game among youngsters. The game is played with beer cups and a ping pong ball, on a specifically designed beer pong table. The beer cups on the table (filled up to one-fourth or one third of the cup with beer) are placed in a triangular fashion at either end of the table. The aim of this game is to land the ping pong ball in any one cup. Usually played by four people, two on each team, it can be played continuously by members of one team, or in an alternate fashion. As the ball lands in a cup, a member of the team to which the cup belongs, must drink all the beer contained in that cup. Finally, the team that loses must also drink all the remaining beer in the cups of the winning team.
This game is not official, and therefore lacks standard rules. This means that you are free to make any additions or subtractions from this set of rules. With the increasing popularity of this game, a lot of people desire to have a beer pong table at home. However, before you decide to invest in such a table, here are its dimensions so that you can accommodate it in your home.
Dimensions
There are different types of beer pong tables available in the market, but most of them have similar specifications. Such tables may be 7 or 8 feet long. However, its the 8 feet long tables are the ones that fit into the specifications of the regulation size tables. A unique aspect about beer pong tables is that some of them are portable. They can easily be folded into a convenient briefcase, and can be carried around wherever you go. This means you can easily play this game while on the go, and it doesn't have to be relegated to a specific area in your apartment. It can easily be carried around to other places where you may want to enjoy this game. The detailed dimensions for a beer pong table have been provided in this table below. Take a look.
8'-0" Beer Pong Table
Specifications Open Dimensions Closed Dimensions
Length 8'-0" 2'-0"
Width 2'-0" 5.5"
Height 29" 2'-0"
7'-0" Beer Pong Table
Specifications Open Dimensions Closed Dimensions
Length 7'-0" 42"
Width 2'-0" 3"
Height 31" 2'-0"

The commercially available beer pong tables have high quality graphics that make for a fun and genuine experience. To fit this table in a designated area, make sure you have enough space to stand around it, taking care that the beer does not spill and damage other objects kept in the vicinity. Have at least 3 feet of area around all four sides of the table for a comfortable game.
Beer pong can also be played in a swimming pool, by means of an inflatable floating beer pong table. This simply adds to the fun element to this (intoxicating) game. These are available commercially with specifications similar to the aforementioned dimensions (except the height), and you can purchase one for some fun in the pool with your buddies.