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Can you imagine what a happier world we would all live in if adults got to go outside and play every day?  Recently I had the chance to try out a new toy called RingStix, an outdoor game for kids and also adults.

The game that only takes a couple of minutes to learn.  However, it took me and a friend quite a while to perfect our skills and throw good tosses consistently.

You have two sticks per player and two rings.  Put the sticks through a ring and hold the sticks to look like a pair of scissors.  Aim, quickly pull them apart and watch your partner try to catch your toss!

RingStix can be played pretty much wherever you can find some open space.  We’ve been playing it in the yard, but you can take it to the beach to play, too!  You don’t have to worry about the rings sinking because they’ll float in the water.

It’s a great way to get the family outside to play together if you have older kids.  They suggest that kids be at least 10 years old to play.

My friend and I had a blast playing the other day, but neither of us are very athletic so it was a big achievement when we caught two in a row.  Then we had some more athletic folks ask to play and they caught on right away.  It made us look pretty bad that the other two were consistently catching tosses.  But everyone had fun with this game no matter your skill level, and that’s what’s important!

You may also end up with a side sword fight or two for those with fun imaginations…

Want a set?

Right now when you order any set of RingStix, you can use the code southernsavers to get a FREE set of rings.

The Giveaway:

Four Southern Savers readers are going to win their own set of RingStix!

To Enter:

Leave a comment below telling me where you would play with your set of Ring Stix.

The winners of this giveaway will be chosen and posted to the Giveaway Winners Page Wednesday, 5/1.

This giveaway is sponsored by RingStix, but all opinions are 100% my own.

    • Jamie Buchanan Benningfield

      I would play in our back yard when we have friend over.

    • Meagan Imsand

      We would play with them at all of our summer family gatherings! I have a Big family and we love to get together at my parents’ (where the pool is) to cook out and just spend time together. This sounds like fun!

    • Jessica

      On the beach

    • Sherri

      We would play this in our yard. We would also take it to the park and play there.

    • megan d

      We’d play in the front yard….fantastic!

    • ab

      in the backyard!

    • A.floyd

      The sticks look like swords, so my grandsons would love using these and not to mention I need the excercise.

    • dianawike

      This would be so much fun at the beach.

    • LJ

      At the beach, of course!

    • theaikenparrs

      Either backyard with the boys or take them when we take our boys camping

    • Heat

      Can’t get a free set. Try promo code. :(

    • Teresa

      I would play with them in my back yard when the family came over and whenever. It looks like it would be lots of fun!

    • Kelley Collins

      In our yard. It looks like a lot of fun and great exercise.

    • Cary

      At beach with the family!!!

    • We would play on our vacation beach trip!

    • Kayla Starrett

      My family is taking a vacation in July of this year to Clearwater Beach, Florida and right on the beach would be the perfect place to use these! :)

    • shelby191

      I would play with them every weekend on Sullivans Island and the Isle of Palms!

    • Abby Schiera

      In our backyard or maybe at the beach with our niece’s. :)

    • Suz

      We’re always looking for fun things for the kids outside, thanks! (I will try it too but only if i can find a friend who’ll try it with me during the day while the kids are at school… : )

    • McKenzie

      These look like a potentially great way to get my chubby 11 year old son out and moving in our huge backyard!

    • Mary Ann

      Would play in my parent’s yard when all the family is together!

    • JenJenJen

      I have a big backyard and I am always looking for fun family games. This would be great!

    • Cali2nooga

      I would love to take these camping next month. I bet the kids would have a blast. :-)

    • tammyla

      in my back yard

    • fink6pack

      The back yard!

    • Christina Schaff

      i would play outside with the kids whenever i could

    • Melanie

      Backyard, beach, parks, softball field, anywhere we can. This looks like a blast!

    • lucy

      perfect for the beach

    • melissa

      In our backyard…and probably drive our pups crazy!

    • mike

      I would play at the beach with the kids.

    • chrystal bachmann

      I would play in the cul de sac in front of our house

    • lucysullivan

      Definitely great for camping

    • esyke623

      Sounds like a great beach game!

    • Kathleen Clyde Green

      We’d play right out in the front yard to show off our skills (or maybe just make the neighbors laugh) :)

    • Rebekah J

      At the beach with our family

    • Barbara

      We would play at the park!

    • Sherry

      My neighbor has the perfect front yard for this, thats where all the neighborhood kids play.

    • Sarah

      I would love to take this game on our next camping trip!

    • Debbie

      Backyard and camping.

    • Jamie C

      These look like so much fun! Would love to have for summer family time! Thanks for the chance to win!

    • Laura

      We’d take this on family picnics to play out in the open space.

    • My kids would have a blast playing with these in the front yard or even at the beach! I keep trying to find things to get them outside more often :)

    • allie

      our backyard… once the kids get the hang of it, we may let the chickens out to make it more of a challenge!

    • KGD

      Those look like fun! My boys would play with those anywhere they could!

    • kelsey

      I’ll be playing when we go camping and at the beach.

    • ekprice33@yahoo.com

      I would tatake mine to the beach and play out on the sand.

    • val0512

      We’d play in our front yard…or even take it with us to the beach this summer to play with the whole family!

    • Breanna

      We would take those to the beach for sure! I’m sure those would get worn out by the boys! They probably would play in the yard too

    • Lora

      front yard or at the beach on vacation

    • Melanie

      Our family loves competition, so we would use it during our outer banks vacation on the beach this summer!

    • Debra

      We would first attempt our back yard. Sounds like fun!

    • Mary

      Would definitely use these on our beach trips this summer! Looks like fun!

    • jennifermcurtis

      Oooh, these would be perfect for those evenings spent with family in the backyard!

    • Julie

      at the beach definitely! these look great!!

    • me

      perfect in the front yard with the sprinklers on!

    • Julia

      As a family in the front yard.

    • Jennifer

      Sounds like beach or pool fun!

    • We live near the beach so we’d play there or out in the field near our house. Our neighbors would love these too!

    • Amanda

      I think I would take the kids to the creek, their favorite place to go play, other than our friends farm and pond! They absolutely love to play outside and anywhere there is water!

    • billm75

      We’d take them with us camping all over the south east this summer. At the beach, in the state parks, even in the pool out back. They look like a blast!

    • saraarwen

      OH fun! We’d use these in the backyard all spring and summer!

    • Amy Williams

      in the backyard!

    • Melissa

      We would play with them at my parents house when everyone is there for one of our awesome Sunday dinners.

    • Loves-A-Deal

      Appears to be a great game to play at the lake (on land of course)! Would love it!

    • sam

      i would play in the backyard

    • megan

      We would play them on Tybee Island!! Yea fun

    • Crystal

      I would play this with my grand children in my back yard (I have a huge back yard) when they come over

    • CBaker

      I agree…sounds like a great game to play at the beach!

    • Ragen


    • Angie

      Our backyard or the park nearby

    • Erica

      We would use them at our family reunion at the beach!!

    • Jennifer Jordan

      sooooo fun! we’d play with these on the beach in Hilton head–our 33rd year going to the same place and getting a house with 16 of us, cousins, aunts, uncles etc! love these!

    • Katie W.

      At the beach!

    • I would play them in the good old back yard.

    • Morgan Smith

      We would play in our neighborhood park so all the kids could join in

    • Jill Plain

      Looks like this would be great fun for the grandkids and I to play together

    • biskit0323

      We would play in our yard. :)

    • justlove22

      We would play at the lake house we are heading to in a few weeks!

    • Would love to play at the beach!

    • Amanda M.

      To the front yard! :)

    • Alishia Bigelow

      We would play at the park.

    • Aymee H.

      We will play with them on vacation in June when we are at the beach in Florida!

    • Dana L Dodge

      Awesome for our family get together this summer!

    • We would play in our backyard.

    • Kristin

      Would love to try this at the beach!

    • Jenny

      Our crew would LOVE playing with these outside in our yard :)

    • Christine B

      In our front yard

    • Erin Titus

      We have a huge back yard, so we could play this outside our house!

    • Jill

      Play it while on vacation with family!!

    • Heathers

      Family reunion coming up this summer! AT MY HOUSE!!! O.o Different age groups and this would be an awesome backyard game!!

    • barb

      Sounds like a fun game for the beach!

    • Barbara Nethers

      We would play in the front yard. My grandchildren would love this.

    • Hannah Hardin

      this would be used in our backyard as family game

    • Starla

      This is definitely a beach game, more space than my home. Parts would end up in my neighbors yard and we’d never see them again! This looks fun!

    • Norlene

      I would play this on the shores of the gulf coast!

    • Heidi

      Sounds like lots of fun. We always enjoy finding new games to play with the kids outside.

    • MJ

      Front Yard with my girls!

    • Theresa Young Cowen

      In the backyard

    • Michelle

      In our yard. Maybe take to the beach too.

    • Ebragan

      Everywhere as long as we are outside as a family!

    • mary

      I would take them to the beach for my family trip.

    • I’d play at our local beach, Buckroe Beach, VA

    • cvslady

      I’d play in the backyard with my boys.

    • jensave

      Sounds great for the back yard this summer!!

    • Paige85

      I think I would play this at any
      of our family functions that are coming up!

    • Rachel

      in my backyard

    • ann

      in our fun cul de sac !!!!!!!

    • mommaktch

      In our back yard and at the beach!

    • nikkistix

      My family loves the beach and we are always looking for different games to play. unfortunately we have run out of cool games to play. I have never seen a game like the Ring Stix before on the beach we go to.

    • Sonya

      we’d play in the back yard and also at the beach when we go on vacation this summer

    • Matt

      on the beach!

    • jsherard12

      I work with college students and am always looking for something new to entertain them with at socials and cookouts. This would be PERFECT!!

    • melissab

      my son’s graduation party!!

    • busymom

      I would play at the neighborhood park!

    • ajawee83

      Looks like fun! We’d play in the yard

    • Lisa

      on the beach!

    • Valerie Ferguson

      I would take my son and go downtown or a local park.

    • Krystal

      Big open park!

    • Benjamin Tran

      I just moved into my new apartment and my roommate and I are always inside…We need to experience the outdoors and what better way with a lake nearly a quarter of a mile away and a few parks to play this with!

    • Susan

      On the beach…can’t wait!

    • Deanna

      In our yard

    • Kristie

      I would play them when we go camping.

    • Sherrie Richardson

      In my front yard with my 4 boys. :-))

    • Deanna

      On the farm ;-)

    • I would put some glow in the dark paint on these and play at night!!!

    • pollard1184

      My son would love to play this with us in the backyard.

    • Amber W.

      in the backyard with my boys!

    • vick

      I would love to play in the back yard with my daughter.

    • Vanessa

      ???? We love playing outside… When we have BBQs with our friends and family we play old school four square and try and remember all of the things you can do like cherry bombs ha!! We play bean bag toss and so much more. This ring stick game would be great to add to our collection of back yard fun!!

    • redteapot

      I am thinking about games for VBS.

    • redteapot

      My teenagers would really love them in the back yard this summer.

    • Sandy J.

      I would play in the backyard with the kids!

    • hendrixonharbor

      Definitely at beach and camping!

    • Maura

      This would be great for entertainment for our upcoming family reunion!!!

    • christyrecinella@yahoo.com

      My three kids would LOVE playing this in the backyard or with the 9 other kids on our street!!!

    • Sanran

      My grands and I would play in the backyard at our many family cookouts!!!

    • Rachel Hackler

      I’m a 7 month pregnant mother with a high energy level 3 1/2 year old. I think a game like this would be perfect for us to play together, since I’m not moving too quick anymore. She doesn’t have any other kids to play with either :(

    • Cindy

      I would play them in the yard, in a park or on a beach. YES SS I would play them anywhere! :)

    • wendyof

      In the backyard!

    • Heather

      This would be great for our end of the year Sunday school picnic

    • alcy01

      We would play in our backyard!

    • Kathleen

      This would be a great family game for the 5 of us to play anywhere. Our family can play it at the beach or park! What a great idea:)



    • amy w

      I’m thinking this would be good at the next backyard bbq

    • tlmlpn96

      I teach a girls club at our church and we will be doing a unit on fitness. Could be used also for the beach this year. Sounds like fun.

    • Sandra A

      My family goes to the beach every year for vacation…this would be great for the teenagers! We could do a girl verses boys, and the losers would have to take the winners out to eat! Love this idea.

    • TXtoGA

      These would be great fun at the park.

    • JulsB20

      I would play with my son in our backyard

    • juliagoldieday


    • ac4mail

      Our yard, the park, our upcoming camping trip with cousins! Sounds like something we adults could still play with the teens!

    • Elizabeth

      Sounds like a blast to play in the yard with our older kids!

    • ac4mail

      Our yard, the park, our upcoming camping trip w/cousins!

    • Deb

      Sounds like GREATfun that anyone including the not so coordinated me could use to play in the yard (or take on a picnic) with my husband or my grandson when he comes to visit Thanks!

    • klpj

      My husband, the children, and I would play in our yard and probably take them to Church and play in the yard there, too.

    • Guest

      awesome!!!! Me and my hubby could use these to blow off steam from a hard day!!!!!

    • jessica

      me and my hubby could use these in the back yard to blow off steam from a long day!!!

    • nik

      beach no questions

    • des


    • Beth S

      A beach…any beach!

    • Jessica

      In the backyard with my son.

    • rach

      Looks cool. We’d play out in the yard!

    • Liz P.

      That looks awesome! I’d love to play with my hubby and let the kids join in on the fun in our new backyard!!! Heres hoping we win a set ! Thanks!!

    • Leah Brislin

      We would play with this in the back yard!

    • Oli

      Sounds like a lot of fun. We would play in our back yard, the beach, in the park during picnic with our family and friends, my B day party.

    • bradford4927

      I would use this at work to relieve stress among the team, where we reallhy need a break from the boss!

    • Jennifer

      Our back yard or front yard :)

    • In my yard with my family of course. It will also be fun to play hen we go to the mtns.

    • Emily

      In our huge back yard! Would be fun at the beach as well.

    • Jennifer

      I would play one the beach :)

    • kkap

      In the yard

    • SHELBY


    • summer vacation! counting the days now where I get to leave this place for somewhere warmer!

    • Kendra

      on a camping trip, unplugged, no tv, no video games, no phones. Just family!

    • sdraper

      We’d take RingStix out in the “sticks” with us on our outdoor camping adventures.

    • Kishakay

      We would play in our backyard!

    • meg


    • LaKeisha

      In the backyard

    • Abby

      I would definitely play this with my boys in the backyard. Sounds like it would be lots of fun. :)

    • Coupgurl69

      I would probably play this at the park.

    • I’d love to win. We’re buying a house soon and these would be fun to play with in the yard when we have friends over.

    • Rebecca Barbee

      I would play right in my own backyard…sounds really great!!!

    • Frances

      Our favorite beach–St. Augustine Beach, FL

    • sandra

      I would love to play this at the lake or beach.

    • keith

      The beach.

    • linda s.

      this sounds like a great game. i would love to play this with my granddaughters who are teenagers

    • grandma nina

      I would love to win this set of ringstix. My husband and I are taking our three teenage grandchildren to the beach with just them for the first time. I think this would be a great way for us to laugh, get exercise and spend time together. Thank you for considering our family.

    • Jennifer

      I would play with a set of Ring Stix on the beach!

    • Lynne

      I think Ring Stix would be perfect for playing in the pool – maybe a little hard but more of a workout!

    • Jeremy

      The backyard in the Spring.

    • Lauren

      I would use it at the beach this summer!

    • diana

      I would play in our ball field. We have five kids and are always looking for new ways to get them outside. This would do it!

    • lizas selby

      family get-togethers!

    • Sue

      The back yard of course – with the neighbor kids.

    • Jennifer Flora

      We would play outside at our friend’s house.

    • AllisoninFL

      In the back yard

    • Heather

      I would play on my campus green, everyone plays Frisbee, but this seems like so much more fun!

    • Tricia

      Definitely at the beach!

    • Pboone

      We have a lot of open area in our neighborhood. We would get a lot of use.

    • kelsey

      beach :)

    • tiptoes

      The beach!

    • A Z

      We would play in our backyard and our family’s backyards!

    • Heather Norcross

      I think we would play in our backyard or the park :)

    • Rose

      I would play at back yard

    • Sarah Landers

      I would love an excuse to go to the beach, or our parent’s house

    • Cara Brown

      I would play in the courtyard by my apartment, at my paren’ts house in the backyard, the local park, and the beach!

    • blessedwith2

      Looks like it would be a fun game at the beach

    • Lynda F

      I would love to play with my Ring Stix at the beach. Everyone would want their own Ring Stix!

    • Aimee McPherson

      We would LOVE to play at the beach!

    • Brandi

      My nieces and nephews are coming to stay with me over 4th of July week. They would love to try this out!

    • LeanneJ

      Sounds great! I think this would be best played in my FRONT yard so all the neighbors could envy the fun! We would of course let them join in.

    • courtney spiers

      I think this game would be fun at any cook out or beach trip!

    • Kellie

      I’d like to play it at our park.

    • Darla

      The backyard at home.

    • Larissa

      At the beach or backyard:)

    • Lynda

      on the trampoline :-)

    • Outside in our backyard!

    • Michelle L

      At the park!

    • bridgetmsw

      we are planning a cookout later this summer with some friends. it would be great for that.

    • My husband and I really want to take the kids camping for the first time, but I have a feeling after a couple hours, the request iphones and tv will begin… So I’d take these with us to make sure they stay entertained!

    • 62nan

      My siblings and I are always getting together over the summer for a cook-out. This would be an amazing new toy for the my son-in-laws and nephews.

    • Mari

      On the front lawn!

    • spi_cy13

      I am going to Florida in a month, so I would play with it on the beach! :)

    • Kayla

      My kids would love this at our new house.

    • anne conover

      We have church functions all the time. It would be so much fun for the kids if they had these to play with!

    • Gail Palmer

      I live in Florida — definitely the beach!

    • Lily Mickey

      At the park.

    • Kim

      I would take it to my school. I teach 8th graders and they love playtime as much as the little kids. It would be a great activity as a reward for getting their work done!

    • eacorey

      At the beach.

    • Dana

      In the backyard. My two boys would love this game. Not only does it look fun but to have swords as well, WOW!

    • staci

      Looks like a fun game for m boys at the beach!

    • staci

      Looks like a fun game for m boys at the beach!

    • bakingwithheart

      I think I agree with a lot of people when I say that we would play it at the beach. We have a trip planned for early summer and this would be a great way to play together. My brother and his wife are joining us and it would be great to play together like we did when we were kids. This is a great idea.

    • dealsfor2

      My husband and I would play in the front lawn

    • 3boyzmama

      Like many other comments, this would be a great new beach game! We take a yearly beach trip with my husband’s whole family and we are always looking for new games to try out. Our family is now 8 adults and 3 kids, so we would need a few sets to get everyone out there together!

    • apuckett524

      Beach or a back yard barbecue!

    • Ktoe

      This would be a great toy for the pool, anywhere outside, or maybe on a rainy day in the garage toy. Looks like a great way to get our kids active and also involve adults!

    • rissaaymee

      Sounds like fun anywhere the family is gathered, the park, the beach, the front yard.

    • NANA21

      At home on Family night my Sons are into fitness and would love this .

    • Patricia Wojnar Crowley

      We’d take them to the Park!

    • Janice

      I would definitely take it to the beach!

    • mariajs

      the backyard!

    • Vonda

      Sounds like something to work on at the beach, for sure! :)

    • Crystal

      Backyard cook out!

    • Kelly

      Awesome beach game, in between waiting for soccer games, after school enjoyment and a great way to meet new people at the park- a real conversation starter!

    • sunny4u

      At the beach in a month when our whole family will go and with my daughters in our yard.

    • gingerbiz

      We love the outdoors and we love to visit parks.This game would be portable and fun for any age. We would love it!

    • amyb3

      We would play this at the beach. Our whole family goes Memorial Day weekend – brothers, sisters-in-law, cousins, grandparents. We would have so much fun with it on the beach.

    • Steph89127

      We would play in our backyard!

    • theresia

      Would be great to take to Cades Cove!!!

    • theresia

      Would be great to take to Cades Cove!!!

    • Camiele

      In our large backyard or at the beach!

    • Camiele

      In our large backyard or at the beach!

    • raines2013

      would be great on our familys fist trip to the beach to keep my 7 year old son occupied!!!!

    • R. Bryan

      Sounds great; going to the beach in July.

    • Jas

      I would totally play with at Grant Park! It looks like a great deal of FUN!

    • melissa

      We would play it in the backyard!

    • Joanna <

      On the beach with family! :-0

    • PLCUSC

      This would be great for the beach and the numerous family reunions that come around each summer.

    • Karen

      Looks perfect for family reunions and church picnics.