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Saturday Cornhole Tournament at Wrigleyville Summerfest
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Event Summary
32 team maximum Single-elimination Tournament on Saturday, August 8, 2009. Please note that there will be no refunds issued if the event is cancelled due to inclement weather.

Tournament Format
The Tourney will take a single elimination NCAA-style format. All teams will play at least one "best of 3 games" match.

1st Place - $100 cash and 2 Cubs Tickets for 8/15 vs Pirates at 12pm in Aisle 138, Row 10 for team to split ($60 face value each)
2nd Place - $50 cash and 2 Cubs Tickets for 8/11 or 8/12 vs. Phillies in 200 level
3rd Place - $50 cash for team to split

Skill Levels
All Skill Levels welcome - Please note that the tournament bracket will not be divided based on skill levels.

Event Location
Wrigleyville Summerfest
3350 N. Seminary
Chicago, IL 60657
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Event Cost
$35 per team advance online registration
$40 per team day-of event registration

Dates and Times
Saturday, August 8th
Time: 12:00 - 5:00 PM

  1. Regulation sized boards are placed 25’ apart from each other (from front of board)
  2. Play consists of two teams of two with one player from each team standing on opposite ends
  3. Each team has 4 bags of one color and all 8 bags begin at one end
  4. To start, one player from each team tosses 1 bag - The team closest to the hole has “honors” and goes first
  5. A player from the team with honors tosses the first bag from anywhere behind the front of the board
  6. Play continues by alternating tosses between the 2 opponent players until all 8 bags have been tossed
  1. A bag that lands on the board, a “cow pie” is worth 1 point
  2. A bag in the hole, a “cornhole”, is worth 3 points
  3. Points cancel out (e.x. If team one has 3 bags on the board and team two has 2 bags on the board, then team one nets 1 point)
  4. The winning team of each round tosses first in the next round (If your league or tournament plays multiple game matches)
  5. Any bags touching the ground or that hit the ground and bounce/roll onto the board don’t count and should be removed from the board before the next toss
  6. The first team to 21 or more points wins (There is no win by 2 rule, or "land on 21 exactly" rule)



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