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Yard Game

Can Jam

Can Jam is a classic Short Family Games frisbee event, played with a flying disc and two cans. Players can score by landing the frisbee into the can, jamming the frisbee into the can, hitting the can, or your partner tapping the frisbee to hit the can. Championships are played to 21 and consolations are played to 15. 

FAQ​

  • How is Can Jam Scored?

    • 5 points if you can throw the frisbee in the can without your partner helping​

    • 3 points if your partner jams the frisbee in

    • 2 points if your frisbee hits the can on its own

    • 1 point if your partner hits the frisbee and the frisbee hits the can​

    • Championships are played to 21, consolations are played to 15, cancel scoring, win by 2

    • Can Jam is a yard game so you can receive up to 16 points for your overall team score - NCAA Scoring: 1st-16pts, 2nd-12pts, 3rd-10pts, 4th-8 pts, 5th -6pts, 6th-5 pts, 7th-4pts, 8th-3pts and 1 point for all teams that participate​

  • Can I use two hands to jam the frisbee into the can?​

    • Absolutely not. One hand only. Also, no carries.​

  • Where can I throw from?​

    • You can not be out in front of the garbage can but you can throw from behind it or the sides. As long as you aren't out in front of it, your throw is legal​

  • What if there is a dispute in the game?

    • All disputes will be handled by the commissioner, Will Short. He has final say, if he is involved in the game Mack Short will make the call.​

Historical Can Jam Results

2017

1- Jodi Short & Will Short

2 - Rachel Short & Jake Short

3 - Morgan Short & Jack Ryan

4 - Bobbie Short & Chris Short

5 - Mack Short & Samantha Short

6 - Catherine & Dominick Burkhardt

7 - Taylor Frid & Partner

8 - Wade Short & Jessica Short

2020

1 - Rachel Short & Jake Short

2 - Wade Short & Jessica Short

3 - Catherine Burkhardt & Zach Zellmer

4 - Mack Short & Samantha Short

5 - Jodi Short & Will Short 

6 - Jack Ryan & Katie

7 - Bobbie Short & Chris Short

8 - John Short & Jennifer Short

2018

1 - Rachel Short & Jake Short

2 - Bobbie Short & Chris Short

3 - Samantha Short & Jacques

4 - Will Short & Jodi Short

5 - Shelby Arredondo & Cortez Arredondo

6 - Mack Short & Catherine Short

7 - Sydnie Froyd & Josh Froyd

8 - Morgan Short & Nick Derenne

2021

1 - Jodi Short & Will Short

2 - Jake Short & Rachel Short

3 - Wade Short & Jessica Short

4 - Catherine Burkhardt & Dominick Burkhardt

5 - Taylor Frid & Sam Frid

6 - Sydnie Froyd & Josh Froyd

7 - Vristol Short & Kaitlyn Cudo

8 - Bobbie Short & Chris Short

2019

1 - Sydnie Froyd & Zach Zellmer

2-  Catherine & Dominick Burkhardt

3 - Jodi Short & Will Short

4 - Shelby Arredondo & Cortez Arredondo

5 - Rachel Short & Jake Short

6 - Chris Short & Bobbie Short

7 - Mack Short & Samantha Short

8 - Morgan Short & Nick Derenne

2022

1 - Jodi Short & Will Short

2 - Lilliqui Short & Soren

3 - Mack & Samantha Short

4 - Catherine & Dominick Burkhardt

5 - Bobbie & Chris Short

6 - Vristol Short & Kaitlyn

7 - Sydnie Froyd & Josh Froyd

8 - Zach Zellmer & Carly Downhour

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