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How to play Catch-A-Cone

How to play Catch-a-Cone


Set up

First you must choose a cone guarder and 3 defenders. You also need to set up a field with a half way. You need to set up a hoop with 3 cones in it (this is what the cone guard defends). You also need to have attackers who try to steal the opponent’s cones. Both sides must have all of this.



When you enter the opponent's half you can get tagged. If you do you must sit down. Another player can come and save you (they must be from the tagged person’s team). If you are the cone guard you can not leave your hoop but your defenders can. Your attackers try to steal the opponent’s cones. If you get a cone to your half, put it in your hoop. If you get tagged with a cone, sit down and give the cone to the person who tagged you; they put it back in their hoop.


Fair play

The most important rules in catch-a-cone are:

  • If you get tagged you must sit down

  • If you save someone and get a cone and save someone you are cheating

  • When you tag someone you can not hit them

  • When you are tagged, go back to the spot where you were tagged to sit down

  • You can not stand next to a tagged person, this is called goosey guarding