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Take your Party to the Next Level w/ the New Revolutionary Tower Pong Party Game- KONG PONG!  Kong Pong is like Beer Pong on Steroids!
Take your Party to the Next Level w/ the New Revolutionary Tower Pong Party Game- KONG PONG! Kong Pong is like Beer Pong on Steroids!
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WHAT IS KONG PONG?

The Evolution of beer pong is here & its name is KONG PONG! Kong Pong is my very own invention: a patented, awe-inspiring party cup pong tower, that makes other traditional games like beer pong and cornhole quiver in comparison. There’s no denying Kong Pong’s impressive look, but what really sets it apart from its competition is the Social Interaction it creates. Kong Pong plays up to 4 teams and 8 players and is an awesome spectator sport. The more people you get involved- the more fun! With Kong Pong, you’re bouncing ping pong balls off a table into cups, so you can play with a lot of people in a relatively small space. You can also use different colored party cups for each team, which allows you to create and play all kinds of different games (your imagination is the limit). We also have a clear version of the Kong Pong tower that you can light up with LED’s, it's a great way to create a lot of buzz at a party. With its towering design and black and clear color options- Kong Pong is Big, Bad & Lit. If you’re looking for a “Wow” factor at your party or event- this game has it.

We’re also releasing a mini version of Kong Pong that we call “LiL Kong.” Lil Kong plays like Kong Pong, except you're bouncing the pong balls into mini reusable plastic cups. This little guy plays on nearly any size table and is easy to throw in a car & take to a friend's house. It’s a little like playing quarters, just way more fun.

Another additional game that we hope to release soon is an accessory game called “Flip Kong.” By adding the Flip Kong tiers to the Kong Pong tower, you'll be able to play a more enhanced & intense version of the flip cup game. Flip Kong is like Flip cup to the Next Level- Literally!

We’re asking for your support to bring these games to life. Be one of the first to own a Kong Pong!

INCLUDED WITH OUR GAMES

KONG PONG

  • The Kong Pong tower is made up of two dual level tiers.  The upper two levels of the tower make up the top tier & the lower two levels make up the bottom tier.  The top tier nests on top of the bottom tier while playing, and then stacks underneath the bottom tier when storing.  Both pieces are made of durable hard plastic to withstand years of use.  
  • Each Kong Pong comes standard with forty 16oz party cups & ten 3-star custom orange Kong Pong logo pong balls.

MINI KONG

  • Mini Kong is a one piece tower which is also made of hard plastic. 
  • Each game comes with 37 mini party cups.  The mini cups have the Kong Pong logo and are hard plastic and reusable.  You will get nine orange, red, white, & blue cups and then one gold cup.
  • Also includes five 3-star custom orange Kong Pong logo pong balls.

 

OBJECT OF THE BASE GAME:

The object of the base game of Kong Pong is to eliminate all nine cups on your side of the tower along with the top tier cup before the other teams. To eliminate cups, you must bounce the ball off the table/surface that Kong Pong is sitting on and into a cup (In Kong Pong, the ping pong balls cannot be thrown directly into a cup, they must be bounced into cups). When a ping pong ball is made into a cup- that cup is removed from the tower.

Set up:

  • Kong Pong needs to be played on a table that is either a minimum of 42” square or 48” round diameter. Ideal table is a 60” round table    (5' Round wood tables or Lifetime #25402 table works great).
  • Place nine cups on each side of the tower and one cup on the top level of the tower. There should be 4 cups on Level one, 3 cups on level two, 2 cups on level three & 1 cup on top tier. 
  • Pour a beverage into each cup filling approximately 1/8 of the cup (1/4 for teams). For less mess, you can put an object into cups to weight them down instead of beverage, i.e. Ketchup packs work well.
  • Game can be played with one player on each side of the tower, or if playing teams, two players on each side of the tower.  

How to Play:

  • To start the game and to see who goes first, one player from each team shoots a ping pong ball simultaneously- to the chant: “One, two, three- Kong Pong.” The player who makes a ball in the highest tier cup on their own side of the tower goes first. If multiple players make the ping pong ball into the same tier, then those players continue the same process until one of them wins by making a ping pong ball into a higher tier than the other players. Cups are removed on shots that are made per the “Rules On Passing & Eliminating of Cups” listed below.
  • Once it’s determined who goes first, the first player has one shot to bounce the ping pong ball off the table into one of the remaining cups on their side of the tower.
  • If top cup is made on opening shot to see who goes first- that person wins game and is allowed to pass cup to team of his choosing.

Rules Regarding Passing & Elimination of Cups:

  • If a ball is made into one of the cups on the shooters side of the tower, that cup is passed to the corresponding team (See diagram below). The cup is removed off the tower after it’s passed. If the ball is made into a cup on one of the other player’s sides of the tower, the player who shot the ball takes that cup and the cup is then removed. If the very top tier cup is made before the rest of the cups on the shooters side of the tower, then the shooter who made the shot has to take that cup, and then the cup is placed back to the top of the tower. The top tier cup does not get removed from the tower until the game is won . 
  • After a player shoots, play continues to the next person or teammate in a clockwise manner regardless if shot was made or missed. 

How to win:

  • The game is won when a player/team eliminates all the cups on their side of the tower and then makes the top tier cup.

OTHER GAME VARIATIONS:

  • You can make up other games on the Kong Pong tower by using different colored party cups for each team. Using different colored cups allows you to place cups that belong to each team in different cup holders around the tower. This versatility allows players to create other variations of the game and unique styles of play. I encourage the gaming community to be creative and come up with different ideas and games and to share them with other enthusiasts. An example of a different variation of a game I created is playing a game I call “Last One Standing”. In this game the object would be to eliminate every other team's colored cups on the tower and be the last team with your colored cups remaining. You can move the colored cups to any desired location for this game and also rotate your shooting position so that you shoot from different areas around the table. 

MOST IMPORTANTLY- HAVE FUN!!! 

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  • TODAY: You pre-order Kong Pong/back us through Kickstarter.  
  • MIDDLE OF MARCH 2017: Kickstarter campaign completed. Copper Kong places order with manufacturer.  
  • MARCH 2017: Your Kong Pong swag (sunglasses, Mini-cups and T-shirts) is shipped.  
  • APRIL/MAY 2017: Copper Kong receives first shipment from manufacturer and processes Kickstarter pre-orders. 
  • APRIL/MAY 2017: The moment of truth. Love at first sight ♥. You receive your KONG PONG or LiL KONG and instantly become more awesome.  
  • MAY 2017 AND BEYOND: News of KONG PONG spreads like wildfire, and together, we make parties fun again! 

 

Risks and challenges

I have a lot of experience in business and sales, but launching any new business has its challenges. Getting to the finalized design of the games took a fair share of trial and error. Also, searching for the right manufacturing solutions and partners took a lot of time and energy. Fortunately, the design process is primarily over, and I have put together an advisory team to help take this business to the next level. With their support we have put together a solid business plan and have secured most the molds and manufacturer partnerships we need to be ready to start production. With all that said, there is one challenge/risk that I wanted to address- shipping. Maybe this isn't by definition a risk, but it's not ideal. Kong Pong is large and so we have to charge you a little bit for shipping. We don't love paying for shipping and so we really don't love charging you for shipping, but in order to make this initial project successful, we need to do it. We hope the endless hours of enjoyment you get out of your Kong Pong will make up for it. I know there will be other challenges to come, but with the help of our supporters like you and the strong team around me, I am confident we'll be able to tackle any challenges that come our way. What’s most important to us is our customers happiness, and getting our games into your hands to enjoy is our top priority.

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    Kong Pong Mini Solo Cups & Sunglasses

    Show a little love and we'll hook you up with:
    -1 pair each White & Black Kong Pong Logo Sunglasses
    -Qty-2 Kong Pong Logo'd Orange & Red Mini Party Cups which are Hard Plastic & Reusable.

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    Kong Pong T-Shirt

    Show a little more love and we'll hook you up with this awesome Black Kong Pong T-shirt. The shirt features the Kong Pong logo- designed to replicate the creator in his more gorilla form.
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    Combo: T-shirt, Mini Cups & Sunglasses

    Get a discount & really help the cause by getting this accessory combo.
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    -1 pair each White & Black Kong Pong Logo Sunglasses
    -Qty-2 Kong Pong Logo'd Orange & Red Mini Party Cups which are Hard Plastic & Reusable.
    -Qty- 1 of our black Kong Pong logo'd t-shirts (this is my favorite shirt!).
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    Mini Kong Pong Tower- "Lil Kong"

    Lil Kong is our Mini version of the Kong Pong tower. It plays on about any size table and is easy to travel with and take out to events. It's a little like playing quarters- just way more fun! Side label colors are Red, White, Blue & Orange.
    Includes:
    1- Lil Kong Tower, Black, 1 piece
    9- Kong Pong Logo'd Orange Mini Party Cups
    9- Kong Pong Logo'd Red Mini Party Cups
    9- Kong Pong Logo'd White Mini Party Cups
    9- Kong Pong Logo'd Blue Mini Party Cups
    1- Kong Pong Logo'd Gold Mini Party Cups
    (All mini cups are Hard Plastic & Reusable)
    5- 3-star Orange Logo Ping Pong Balls

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    Bare Bones Special for the Arizona Student putting the time in at School. AZ College Students ONLY
    Includes; Big Black Kong Pong
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    Kong Pong Tower- BLACK

    This is the O.G. (Original) Kong Pong- Big, Black & Bad...! Side label colors are Red, White, Blue & Orange.
    Includes:
    1- Kong Pong tower (2 pieces)
    40- Red Party Cups
    10- 3-star Orange Logo Ping Pong Balls
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    Spring Break #2 - AZ College- Clear

    Bare Bones Special for the Arizona Student putting the time in at School. AZ College Students ONLY
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    Kong Pong Tower- CLEAR

    This Clear Version of Kong Pong is just Pure Awesome! Just put a color changing LED light underneath & this will get your party LIT! Side label colors are Red, White, Blue & Orange.
    Includes:
    1- Kong Pong tower (2 pieces-Upper & Lower)
    40- Red Party Cups
    10- 3-star Orange Logo Ping Pong Balls
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    Go Big Combo: Kong Pong-Black & LiL Kong

    Get this package and you'll have the best of two worlds plus I'm throwing in the Kong Pong Swag at a discount. Man up & lock down this package!
    Includes the following:
    -All items in Mini Kong Pong Tower "LiLKong" package
    -All items in Kong Pong Tower- Black package
    -All items in Combo T-shirt, Mini Cups & Sunglasses
    *Note-we got rid of the colored cup holder inserts for Kong Pong shown in video*

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    Big Bad & LIT:Kong Pong-Clear & LiL Kong

    Purchase this package and you are about to become a Legend! Absolutely everything you need to get any party rockin! You are officially "The MAN"
    Includes the following:
    -All items in Mini Kong Pong Tower "LiLKong" package
    -All items in Kong Pong Tower- Clear package
    -All items in Combo T-shirt, Mini Cups & Sunglasses
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    Spend Over $500 on Packages Above

    You really know how to get the Gorilla Pumped UP! You spend over 5 C-Note$ on Kong Pong products & Copper Kong will be personally calling you to tell you what a Bad A$$ you are! Which, someone as awesome as you, who is probably giving the gift of Kong Pong to someone else awesome would already know! You'll also have a standing invite to one of our events in Arizona & get an autograph on your Kong Pong- if desired. Rock Star Status for Life!

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