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Carpet Ball Rules

Standard Carpet Ball:
1. Choose a side and divide up the Pool balls, allowing five balls to each player.
2. Each side has a playing field of up to an arm's length away.
3. Each player arranges their five Pool balls in any order on the playing field. (They may be placed
next to or behind one another.)
4. Flip a coin to see who goes first or lag to see who goes first. To lag each player roles their ball,
the player closest to the holding pit without falling in goes first.
5. The winner of the coin flip begins by rolling the cue ball down the alley and aiming to knock
his opponent's balls into their opponent's own holding pit.
6. The other player takes their turn.
7. As soon as one player knocks all of their opponent's balls into the competitor's holding pit, their
opponent gets ONE final chance to CONSECUTIVELY knock the remaining balls into the
pending winner's holding pit. If one shot is missed, the game is over. If the opponent is
successful, the game is tied and it's time to start over!

Dice Five Carpet Ball:
1. Dice Five is played by arranging the balls on each side's playing field (within arm's reach) in the
shape of a number five on a dice.
2. Flip a coin or lag to see who goes first.
3. The winner of the coin flip or lag begins by rolling the cue ball down the alley and aiming to
knock their opponent's balls into the opponent's holding pit.
4. The other player takes their turn.
5. As soon as one player knocks all of their opponent's balls into their holding pit, the opponent
gets ONE final chance to CONSECUTIVELY knock the remaining balls into the pending
winner's holding pit. If one shot is missed, the game is over. If the opponent is successful, the
game is tied and it's time to start over!

Three Ball Challenge Carpet Ball:
1. Three Ball Challenge is played by arranging three Pool balls in any order on each side's playing
field (within arm's reach).
2. Flip a coin or lag to see who goes first.
3. The winner of the coin flip or lag begins by rolling the cue ball down the alley and aiming to
knock their opponent's balls into the opponent's holding pit.
4. The other player takes their turn.
5. If the cue ball flies off the table, the player who tossed it automatically loses.
6. If any one of the player's three balls passes the half way mark, he loses that ball.
7. The winner of the game is the first player to knock all of their opponent's balls into the holding
pit.

100 Point Challenge:
1. Arrange the balls in the shape of a number five on a dice.
2. The game is played by seeing how many shots it takes for one player to knock all of the
opponent's balls into the holding pit.
Scoring:
If you knock in the following number of balls in a single shot, your point total is as follows:
1 Ball = 1 Point
2 Balls = 4 Points
3 Balls = 6 Points
4 Balls = 8 Points
5 Balls = 10 Points
Once player number one has knocked all the balls in and their points are totaled, it is the turn of
player number two. The game keeps playing until one player reaches 100 points.

Blocker Ball:
1. Blocker Ball is played by arranging the balls on each side's playing field (within arm's reach) in
the shape of a number five on a dice.
2. Flip a coin or lag to see who goes first.
3. The winner of the coin flip or lag begins by rolling the cue ball down the alley and aiming to
knock their opponent's balls into the opponent's holding pit.
4. The other player takes their turn.
5. The challenger places the 8-ball on any part of the center line on the table. Players must play
around the 8-ball or take a chance of losing. Once the 8-ball goes in either ball box, the game is
over. The player who hits the 8-ball in loses.