2018 Cornhole Tournament

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Join United Way for our 1st Annual Cornhole Tournament!

Event Details:

Date: Saturday, September 8th
Location: Idaho Brewing Company; 775 S Capital Ave, Idaho Falls, ID
Time: Team Check-in @ 12 pm; Bags Fly @ 1 pm
Team Cash Prizes: $500 (1st Place); $350 (2nd Place); $150 (3rd Place)
Registration: $60 per team (thru August 31st); $75 per team (September 1 - 8); On-site Registration Available at the event
Sponsorship & Registration: $350 
Includes set of cornhole boards with your company logo and a single team registration. Please send preferred logo to UWIF office by emailing cwiersema@unitedwayif.org.

We will have live music, food trucks, and craft beers for purchase from Idaho Brewing Company!

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Event Posters: 11x17 Poster -or- 8.5x11 Poster

Cornhole Rules:

BOARDS
Should be placed on a flat surface 27 feet apart (front to front) The cornhole board surface should be 2’ x 4’

BAGS
There should be 8 bags, 4 bags of each color. Consisting of two teams. Each bag should be 6 inches by 6 inches and have 1 pound of corn inserted into each cornhole bag. (Boards and Bags will be supplied by AVFC)

GAME PLAY

  • Two teams of two people, termed partners, shall play. Partners shall stand at opposite cornhole boxes on the same side, from the perspective of a third person, and face each other, so there is no advantage given to one team.
  • Each cornhole team shall have 4 bags of one color
  • All 8 cornhole bags begin at one end. 
  • A coin flip shall determine which team has honors in round one.
  • One of the partners on the team who has honors shall begin play by throwing a cornhole bag at the opposite cornhole box.
  • A cornhole player may throw from anywhere behind the front of the cornhole box they are throwing from.
  • Game continues by alternating throws between the two opponent players until all 8 cornhole bags have been thrown.
  • If a cornhole bag hits the ground then bounces up onto the board, that bag shall be taken off the playing surface.
  • The next round starts when the other cornhole player on the team, which has honors, throws their first cornhole bag.
  • The cornhole game continues until one team reaches 21 or more points.

FOULS
A foul occurs when any of the following happens:

  • A cornhole players foot goes past the foot foul line, termed a foot foul.
  • A player goes out of turn
  • The player who caused the foul loses the throw when the foul occurred and the bag shall be removed if it landed on the playing surface.

SCORING
The score shall be taken after all cornhole bags have been thrown for a round. Points shall be given as follows:
3 points for a cornhole bag that goes through the hole
1 point for a cornhole bag that is on the playing surface
1 point for a cornhole bag that is hanging into the hole
1 point for a cornhole bag that is hanging off the edge but not touching the ground
0 points for a cornhole bag that is hanging off the front edge and is resting on a cornhole bag that is on the ground (unless the cornhole bag on the ground can be removed without making the hanging bag fall to the ground, then 1 point is given).