1. Outdoor Gaga ball pit setup of Octopit

    How to Plan the Perfect Fundraiser Event: Gaga Ball Tournament

    A gaga ball tournament is a great way to raise money for your community or organization! But how do you begin to plan? Here are some tips to preparing for a successful and fun Gaga ball tournament: Octopit USA gaga ball court: Of course, the first thing to do is to buy an Octopit USA gaga ball court and set it up in an ideal spot. If the fundraiser is outside, make sure it is a flat surface, free …Read More

  2. Kids enjoying indoor gaga games with Octopit

    Don’t Let the Rain Ruin You and Your Family’s Day!

      Nothing is worse than making plans to go out with your family and the weather is bad! But don’t fret. Make rainy days fun and exciting by setting up your Octopit USA gaga court indoors! The Octopit is a versatile and portable gaga pit which makes it easy to set up wherever you want! Don’t let your kids mindlessly watch movies, play video games or sit on the computer for the entire day. Inst…Read More

  3. Gaga pit indoor setup of Octopit USA

    Octopit USA Gaga Pit

    Gaga Ball is a game that has become popular with schools, after school programs and youth camps. Gaga Ball has many names, such as Octoball, Gorilla Ball or Israeli Dodge Ball. The game consists of an octagon shaped pit, a soft foam ball and the basic rules of dodge ball. Here is how it works: Referee – One person is designated as the referee. This person is not a player and can settle all dispu…Read More

  4. Welcome to the OctopitUSA.com Blog!

    Octopit USA has a best possible design for a Gaga Pit. With lightweight, durable components such as Gaga Ball brackets and polyvinyl side-walls, our Gaga Pit is built to last. There are a few wonderful qualities that help Octopit USA stand out above the competition. Here are three: Adjustability – The Gaga Pit from Octopit USA is designed with all kids in mind. This means that each of the polyvi…Read More

  5. Girls waiting to play gaga ball in the Octopit USA ball pit.

    Unplug your children before it’s too late!

    According to observations by, pediatric occupational therapist and child development expert, Cris Rowan, “Movement and play are essential not only for child development and learning, but for survival.”  The inherent risks of young children who are overusing technology is widely unrecognized and has been largely ignored.  As a result, children have become increasingly subject to both,…Read More

  6. Race to the ball in a game of gaga ball.

    So your kids want something new and interesting to do this summer.

    Gaga ball may be just what the doctor ordered.  You may have never heard of gaga ball, but your kids will most likely know the game.  Gaga ball is all the rage at summer camps and church youth groups.  The schools are now becoming aware and are jumping on the band wagon, as well. Summer would be a great time to organize a community gaga ball tournament.  Kids need an outlet to jump, run, and p…Read More

  7. Dodge Ball verses Gaga Ball

    When I was a kid- and that seems like a 100 years ago-  I loved dodge ball.  I couldn’t get enough of it.  It was exhilarating and had the element of danger.  We also called it “war”. Most of  the guys felt the same way I did, but the gals, on the other hand, really didn’t seem to like it all that much. Part of the draw for me was that element of danger I spoke about.  If you were cl…Read More