CA2225877A1 - Pictac - Google Patents

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CA2225877A1
CA2225877A1 CA 2225877 CA2225877A CA2225877A1 CA 2225877 A1 CA2225877 A1 CA 2225877A1 CA 2225877 CA2225877 CA 2225877 CA 2225877 A CA2225877 A CA 2225877A CA 2225877 A1 CA2225877 A1 CA 2225877A1
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Frank Kigozi
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63BAPPARATUS FOR PHYSICAL TRAINING, GYMNASTICS, SWIMMING, CLIMBING, OR FENCING; BALL GAMES; TRAINING EQUIPMENT
    • A63B67/00Sporting games or accessories therefor, not provided for in groups A63B1/00 - A63B65/00
    • A63B67/002Games using balls, not otherwise provided for
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63BAPPARATUS FOR PHYSICAL TRAINING, GYMNASTICS, SWIMMING, CLIMBING, OR FENCING; BALL GAMES; TRAINING EQUIPMENT
    • A63B59/00Bats, rackets, or the like, not covered by groups A63B49/00 - A63B57/00
    • A63B59/60Bats, rackets, or the like, not covered by groups A63B49/00 - A63B57/00 of mallet type, e.g. for croquet or polo
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63BAPPARATUS FOR PHYSICAL TRAINING, GYMNASTICS, SWIMMING, CLIMBING, OR FENCING; BALL GAMES; TRAINING EQUIPMENT
    • A63B63/00Targets or goals for ball games
    • A63B63/08Targets or goals for ball games with substantially horizontal opening for ball, e.g. for basketball

Abstract

Game apparatus comprising, in combination a first ball-striking bat which first bat comprises a handle and a ball-striking portion which ball-striking portion is essentially circular in cross-section, a second ball-striking bat which second bat comprises a handle and a ball-striking portion which ball-striking portion is essentially rectangular in cross-section and a ball; in which recreation and exercise may be provided for two, six or more players.

Description

This invention provides apparatus for a game requiring a limited playing area as compared to, say golf, soccer, which may be indoors or outdoors.
The invention also provides portable dishes or (target areas) in which the player uses as a goal post, to prevent digging up the field.
Reference will hereinafter be made to the accompanying drawings of which:
Figure 1 is a perspective view of a simple court showing six players in their bases before the game starts.
Figure 2 is a perspective view of two players in their bases after the six players done shooting in the circles.
Figure 3. Illustrates a Bridges or broke that prevents the ball from going away.
Figure 4. Shows a section view of a round barlet club without any style.
Figure 5. Shows the same club with some styles.
Figure 6. Shows a rectangular barlet.
Figure 7. Illustrates a portable target area.
Referring now to the drawings, and more particularly to Figure 1, which shows the game apparatus generally indicated 1. This is the starting point. This is where the ball is hit when either the ball goes out of bound, or when starting to play the game. The size of the starting point is at least 0.787 inches in diameter and is positioned on top of the target area.
2. This is the target area. The circle can be a full circle or a semicircle measuring 2 feet in diameter.
This is the proper length of a circle in a 24 by 35 feet court. Where the land is limited, a reasonable size can be used to make the circle.
3. Target area) this is where the ball has to land for a player to get a point. This target area, can be a hole or portable target area, or a paimed circle.
4. The larger circle measuring 4 meters in diameter. This circle is used when more than 2 players are playing. Players A, C,15, and ~' shoot into this circle when starting to play the game.
5. Showing the interior view where the ball has to land to get the point.
6. Showing the smaller circle inside the larger circle measuring 2 feet in diameter. The smaller circle is used by players B and E.
7. Showing where the ball has to land in the smaller circle in order to get a point.
8. Base line. This is the limiting line for players A, C, D, and F. Players position theirs balls on this line before striking the ball. Players using bases B and E position their balls on the line of the field.
9. Cross-section of the barlet or paddle. This is the club used to play the game.
10. Section view of a ball. The ball is a rubber ball that can bounce off the ground to the air measuring 2.5 inches in diameter and weighs approximately I2 ounces. When the club strokes the ball, it bounces off and moves towards where the ball is hit.
11. Showing the field. A normal field of the game measwes 24 feet wide and 34 feet in length.
12. Showing the head portion of the club. The head is circular in nature and measures 1.5 inches in diameter. The circular head is the part that hits the ball.
13. 'This is the playing area. Players hit the ball inside this playing area.
When the ball goes out of bounds from the opposing player it belongs to the other player.

Referring now to figure 2, which should include the rules on how to play.
I. Two people are allowed in the field when playing.
2. Players use a single ball, and it is hit in the opposing direction.
3. The ball shall not be removed from where it lands, except when the ball goes out of bounds.
4. Players use only one kind of club in the game, each holding their own.
5. A player makes a point when helshe lands the ball in/on the target area.
6. After the ball lands in/on the target area, the ball can be removed from the target area then placed on the starting point and then hit from there.
7. Officials control the game. It is the officials who can make adjustments in the game, or rule out the game.
8. A referee can be used to rule out the legal actions of a player and to signal the end of the game.
9. Players can play for as long as they want, but the ofiicisl game is at least two hours long.
10. Players can play with or without an official such as, when playing for fun or playing using the rules.
11. Each player has a chance of hitting the bail two times in the field. Any displacement on the ball made by a player's swing counts.
12. Players win when they have more points or when they get to the specified points first. Therefor Players switch sides or new players when they reach their specified points of the game.
13. A player gets 3 points when the ball is hit straight into the opposing target area. Any shoot into or onto a target area after one-strike counts as one point.
Referring now to figure 3 Which shows two bridges or barriers on two sides of the field. I . The barriers are not necessary in the field but can be used to stop the ball from wondering away from the target area. The barrier measures twice the target area and stands at Least 3 inches in height.
Referring now to figure 4 The cross-section view of the round headed club, which comprises a circular striking head and the handle.
The design of the club shows 1. The round head, measuring at 1.5 inches in diameter. It is this head that hits the ball. 2. Showing the body of the club measuring 2 inches in diameter.
3. Shows the handle of the club. 4. This is the notch of the club. The club can be designed to give it a unique look as the round barlet in figure 5.
Refernng to figure 5.
Shows a cross-section of a round barlet with a little design similar to the one in figure 4. 1. This is the head measuring 1.5 inches in diameter. 2. Shows the diameter of the ctub. The club can vary in height, preferably by the player's height, and the weight depends on the height. The club can also be fashioned to appeal to the player without changing its shape using any materials such as metal, plastic, wood and so on.
Referring to figure 6.
A round head that can be made separate and later attached on a full unit. The head fits onto the unit similar to that in figure 5, except the difference is that one is solid needs no attachments, and the other require attachments.
Referring now to figure 7 Which shows a rectangular club comprises a rectangular section, which hits the ball, and the handle. The club is used the same way as in figure 5 and figure 6. A rectangular striking portion measuring .787 inches in height and 2.362 inches in length. I. The rectangular head can be made by it's self to provide a quick assembly or spare for a broken unit. 2. The handle of the rectangular barlet can be design to any style as indicated above to provide a proper grip.
Refernng now to figure 8 Which shows different ways the field can be designed to make the game a little challenging. The playing area is minimized and the starting point is stretched away from the target area making the out of bound line. 1. Playing area. The ball is supposed to remain in this playing area when it is stroked. 2. Starting point. This is where a player starts to shoot the ball. 3. The bridge or barrier used to prevent the ball from wondering away. 4. This is the field line. The field is still 24 feet wide and 35 feet long. 5. Score area, used to get more points. 6. Target area used to get a less. point. 7. Out of bounce relating to the players strike on the ball. The game is played using the same roles as in reference 2.
Referring to figure 9 Which shows a portable target area. This unit is used to prevent digging up the field or to play other creative games such as soccer on the field. A player hits the ball and the ball has to go into the apparatus to get a point.
1. Shields protect the ball from going away on all two sides. They may be necessary for some instances.
They measure 4.921 inches base 0.984 inches in height and they are a little curved from bottom up.
2. Smooth surface angled at least 45 degrees above the ground. It is used for the ball to slide upward then into the hole.
3. Pines. They are used to hold the target area in place. The pines may measure 2.5 inches in height and 0.157 inches thick made of metal, plastic or anything that prevents the unit from moving.
4. This is a bridge or barrier from which the ball touches before it goes inside the hole. It measures 0,591inches from the wall, and 1.969 inches lengthwise while curved in the middle of the target area 5.315 inches above the hole. The berries improves scoring from a greatef distance.
At least it may be bright orange in color separating it from the body color.
5. This is a button you press to push the ball out of the hole. The button is not necessary when an opening is left for the ball to get out automatically at the sides where the ball does not get in contact with anything on its way into the hole.
6. This is the hole where the ball has to go to make a point. The hole measures 4 inches in diameter and is suspended above the ground at least 4 inches.
7. Wall. A wall curved in words. The ball may hit the wall and the ball drops into the hole.
8. There is at least 7.480 inches.
9. The target area is around 8.858 inches long.
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Claims (10)

1. Game apparatus comprising, in combination a first ball-striking bat which first bat comprises a handle and a ball-striking portion which ball-striking portion is essentially circular in cross-section, a second ball-striking bat which second bat comprises a handle and a ball-striking portion which ball-striking portion is essentially rectangular in cross-section and a ball.
2. Apparatus as claimed in claim 1 and also comprising a target-area whether permanent or temporary placed.
3. Apparatus as claimed in claim 1 or 2 and also comprising a starting point.
4. Apparatus as claimed in any of claims 1 to 3 wherein the bats are made of wood or any other hard materials such as metal, plastics.
5. Apparatus as claimed in any of claims 1 to 4 wherein the ball is spherical and rubber.
6. Apparatus as claimed in any of claims 1 to 5 wherein the ball is constantly hit on the ground.
7. Apparatus as claimed in any of claims 1 to 6 wherein the game played utilizes fields such as in the accompanying drawings.
8. Apparatus as claimed in any of claims 1 to 7 wherein the game played utilizes the same or similar rules on such fields.
9. Apparatus as claimed in any of claims 1 to 8 and also comprising means to confine the ball to the playing area.
10. Apparatus as claimed in claim 1 and substantially as herein before described with references to the accompanying drawings.
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