Annual Cornhole Tournament at MAINx24

Reporting:  Rabbit Zielke

Carol tossing a  bagThe annual Cornhole tournament hosted by the Southside Cowart Place Neighborhood Association will start at 2:00 pm at MAINx24 Saturday, December 3rd.  The game is a popular sport in Ohio and is gaining interest in the Chattanooga region.  This year the tournament organizers hope to increase the number of teams participating.  All proceeds from the tournament benefit Battle Academy.

Cornhole is played by two teams, each with 2 players and 4 bags of corn or beans.  There are slanted boards set up with a hole that is the target.  Points are scored by either tossing the bag through the hole or when the bag lCornhole practiceands and stays on the slanted board.   Strategies involve knocking your opponent’s bag off of the board.  You score three points for a bag going through the hole and one point for any bag that stays on the board without hitting the ground.  The first team to score 21 points wins the game.

The tournament at MAINx24 will be held in the parking lot at Chuck’s II at 27 West Main Street.  No previous experience necessary and anyone can form a team.  Contact Carol Huckaby at 423-313-7139 to register your team.

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