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Remember the belt loops are for the scout doing their best to learn about the sport or academic activity, and by putting the new techniques to practice with fellow scouts, in their community, or working with an adult.

Belt Loop

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Explain the rules of Ringer or another marble game to your leader or adult partner
  2. Spend at least 30 minutes practicing skills to play the game of Ringer or another marble game.
  3. Participate in a game of marbles

Sports Pin

Earn the Marbles belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:

  1. Compete in a den, pack, or community marbles tournament
  2. Explain to an adult what lagging is.
  3. Demonstrate how to do it.
  4. Demonstrate the following shooting techniques: knuckling down, bowling, and lofting (also called plunking).
  5. Explain the correct way of scoring for a game game. of marbles.
  6. Play five complete matches of marbles using standard rules.
  7. Start a collection of marbles and show it at a den or pack meeting.
  8. Write a short report on the history of marbles and share it with your den or family.
  9. Explain the rules about shooters.


I certify that ___________________________ has completed the minimum requirements.


Adult Teammate Signature