901:9-2-10 Ring games.

(A) In any game at a fair in which rings are thrown over blocks or prizes, all rings must be round and unwarped, and the target must be vertically straight, level and horizontally level. No slanting blocks are permitted. A clearance of at least three-eighths of an inch on one side measured from the inside of the ring to the block or target is required.

(B) Ring the bottle games. The table or stand supporting the bottles shall be of a height so that the top of the bottles to be ringed will not exceed four feet in height from ground level. If the game is trailer-mounted, the inspector shall determine the height of the base on which the game is set. No obstruction shall be placed between, around or above the bottles at any time. The clearance of the ring shall be such that there will be no less than one-fourth inch clearance measured from the inside of the ring to the neck of the bottle. Ring bottle games shall be played on level surfaces, and the distance of all obstructions above or around all items to be ringed shall not be less than four feet.

(C) Ring the pin game. Operators of this game shall arrange pins so they remain stationary at all times. Pins shall be so arranged that it is possible to ring each and every pin. The top row of pins shall not be higher than four feet above the ground. If the game is trailer-mounted, the inspector shall determine the height of the base on which the game is set.

(D) Cane rack and ring the cane. Canes shall be so arranged that each and every cane can be ringed, including all canes with hooked handles. All canes to be ringed shall have the end which is to be ringed perpendicular with the ground. The clearance of the ring shall be such that there will be no less than three-eighths of an inch clearance measured from the inside of the ring to the head of the cane. The measurement shall be made with the ring held next to the head of the cane.

(E) Ring the wooden duck game. The clearance of the ring shall be not less than three-eighths of an inch on one side measured horizontally from the back of the duck's neck to the tip of the duck's beak.

(F) Hoop-la games and ring the block game. These games shall have three-eighths of an inch clearance on one side. Blocks shall be flat, solid and not more than two inches high, uncovered. No prize shall project over the block. Each block shall be placed on the table with sufficient clearance to permit any hoop to surround the block unobstructed by merchandise. Blocks need not be placed under cigarettes. All prizes displayed on blocks entitles the player to win all the prizes on the blocks. Hoops shall be round and uniform in size.

(G) Pitch till you win hoop-la. Operators shall provide targets that are vertical and maintained in a level position at all times (no slanting blocks will be permitted). All rings shall be round and unwarped and have a three-eighths of an inch clearance on one side.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/12/2010 and 07/12/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1711.11
Rule Amplifies: 1711.11
Prior Effective Dates: 12/23/86