National Marble's Tournament

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The National Marbles Tournament has been held every year since 1922 with the exception of 1944 & 1945 due to World War II.
It was first held in Atlantic City, NJ, moved to Wildwood, NJ in 1937 then to Asbury Park, NJ, in 1949.
In 1960 The Tournament returned to Wildwood where it has been held every year since.
The year 2013 marked the 90th Anniversary of the Tournament.
Boys and Girls ages 6 to 15 compete in separate Divisions to see who will become the 'King' & 'Queen' of Marbles and each take home a $2,000.00 Educational Scholarship as well as impressive Trophies and other items.
There are also two $500.00 Scholarships given among the Runners Up.
All the kids that come here to compete are winners of various City, Regional or State Tournaments.

The 95th will be held June 18 - 21, 2018.

Click on the picture below to see more photos of the Tournament and this years winners.

Taking aim.

A group shot of all the players and coaches at the 2016 National Tournament.

Want to play marbles?
We have everything that you need!

The Shooter set has enough marbles for 2 players to play any of the 22 games listed in the enclosed Rule Book.
There are over 40 marbles ranging from Pee Wee's to a 1 3/8" Boulder.
A soft cloth bag is included to hold the marbles.
$10.00 ea. plus $8.00 P & H
With a Leather bag: $12.00 plus $8.00 P & H
shooter set

The Archboard is used in competition and for practicing your accuracy.
The set comes with:
Solid wood Archboard 10 1/2" x 1 1/2"
2 regulation size 3/4" shooters
and instructions for play.
$14.00 ea. plus P & H


The Rack is used to set your target marbles up in a pattern in the center of the Shooting Ring during the game of Ringer.
The set comes with 15 target marbles, 2 regulation 3/4" shooters and instructions for Ringer, the game they play at the National Marbles Tournament.
It is 20" x 20" x 1"
$15.00 ea. plus P & H


"Shootin' Marbles" Rule book
This 30 page 4" x 5 1/2" booklet has a brief History of marbles, a description of how they
are made, listing of marble terms and directions for playing 22 different marble games.
It was written and illustrated by Sue & Jack Hahn
$2.00 a copy plus $1.00 P & H (in US)

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