I'm the co-founder of Maryland Beer Pong Promotions (MDBP) and own and operate the website mdbeerpong.com. For the past 4 years, MDBP has run over 100 tournaments and 15 leagues in Maryland and DC. Each year MDBP hosts the Official Maryland State Beer Pong Championships in which the top teams in the state compete for their chance to represent Maryland at the World Series of Beer Pong (WSOBP).
I've been playing beer pong since the age of 21 at Bucknell University. Upon my return to Maryland I started organizing and running tournaments until MDBP was born. My business partner, Jim and I formed the team 'Dixie Normous' in 2005 and in our career we've won countless tournaments in Maryland including 6 straight finals appearences in MDBP League Championships (4 wins). Dixie Normous has participated in the all three WSOBP's and have placed 5th, 25th, and 5th against the world's toughest competition. Most recently, Dixie Normous won the 2008 Summer Cup in Jamaica, Negril which carried with it a $5,000 prize.
How to Play Beer Pong
Beer game expert Austin Lanham demonstrates how to play beer pong.
Austin Lanham: I am Austin Lanham and I am teaching you how to play Beer Pong.
We are here at Nobles Bar and Grill in Federal Hill in Baltimore. I am joined here with Jim Rider aka The Closer. He is the co-founder of MD Beer Pong with me. He is also the Manager of Nobles, Jamie and Theo of Wetballs. They are top 10 of 2008 World Series of Beer Pong, 2007 Maryland State Champion, 2007 International Champions and 2008 International Runners up.
First, we are going to see how to start the game, then the normal game play and then the Rebuttals and Overtimes and eventually the end of the beer pong game. Some of the tools and the materials you will need are a beer pong table, some balls and some cups. Beer pong is not a very dangerous sport but there are some safety issues that you should be aware of. One you want to have a nice open area to play and that is conducive for beer pong. The second is you want to watch your drinking. Drinking is optional every one is here to have fun.
So what you don't want to do is drink too much and put yourself at risk. Before we begin let me introduce myself. I am the Co-Founder of mdbeerpong.com, one of the earliest and most successful beer pong leagues in the country. I have also computed all three of the world series of beer pong, facing into the top five place. I have won tournaments all over the country and I have been running beer pong tournaments here in Maryland for the past three years.