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is an outdoorgamethat can be played on alawn.Many types and variations of lawn games exist, which includes games that use balls and the throwing of objects as their primary means of gameplay. Some lawn games are historical in nature, having been devised and played in different forms for centuries. Some lawn games are traditionally played on apitch(sports field). Some companies produce andmarketlawn games for home use in afrontorbackyard.
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Throwing games involve throwing various objects as the primary form of gameplay.Horseshoesinvolves players throwing horseshoes at stakes in the ground, with the goal of the horseshoe becoming wrapped around the stake (known as a ringer) or the nearest to the stake compared to the others.Washer pitching(also referred to as washers, washer toss, huachas, washoes and Texas horseshoes) involves players in teams tossingwasherstoward a hole or box. Many variations of the game exist,and it has been described as similar to wn dartsinvolves throwing large darts at targets that are placed on the ground. Lawn darts have been subjected to product recalls at times, due to children dying from head wounds from the darts or otherwise becoming injured by them.In the United States in 1988, theConsumer Product Safety Commissionbanned the sale of lawn darts.They were also banned in Canada in 1989.Ladder Tossinvolves throwing stringed balls at racks with three rungs, with points earned when the stringed balls are wrapped around a rung.Cornhole, also called bean bag,is a simple lawn game involving throwing bags of cornor beanbags at a partially raised board that has a hole atop it. Points are earned for bags going through the hole or remaining on the board.KanJamoriginated as a game called Trash Can Frisbee, whereby a participant attempts to slam or slap a thrown flying disc into a garbage can.The game evolved into KanJam, which also involves slamming the disc into a can, along with points earned for the thrown disc hitting the can.Crossbonesis an Australian-invented throwing game that can be played either on grass or sand using 12 wooden bones.
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The lawn gamebowls(lawn bowling) dates back to thein England.Many local forms of round ball throwing and rolling games, such asboccein Italy and bowls in England became popular bythe Renaissance.It has been suggested that a game similar to bowls was played around 5,000 BC inAncient Egypt, based upon items found in ancient Egyptian tombs.However, it has been suggested that bowls itself likely originated fromAncient Rome, in a game played by Roman soldiers that involved rolling a ball as close as possible to mark on the ground.
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Many types and varieties ofball gamesexist.Several cultures have created forms of ball games.For example, theMayaandAztecpeoples played a ball game using a rubber ball.The Yanoama people in northwest Brazil played a game using a ball made from the bladder of a monkey, in which the ball would be hit upwards by participants, who would play the game in a circle.Bocceis typically played on a bocce court,and involves rolling a ball on the ground in efforts to place it near a smaller ball.Bowlsinvolves rolling a ball toward a smaller target ball to make the rolled ball stop as close as possible to the target.Croquetinvolves hitting wooden or plastic with a mallet through a series of hoops.Croquet became popular in England in the 1860s. In the United States, the game is governed by the National Croquet Association, which coordinates annual tournaments.Several variations of the game exist.Ptanqueis a form ofbowlsandbouleswhere the goal is to throw hollow metal balls as close as possible to a small wooden ball called acochonnet(literally piglet) or jack,while standing inside a circle with both feet on the ground. Ptanque has been described as the worlds most played form of bowls.Backyard golfis a game played in the United States that involves elements of golf.Golf ballsor whiffle balls may be used, and targets may include lawn furniture, buckets and tree branches, among others.Sholfis a game that is a cross betweentable shuffleboardandgolfPlayerstake turns putting golf balls into scoring zones printed on a putting green.
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