They had a big Cornhole tournament going on today(Saturday) at Omega Sports on Battleground Avenue. The winning team collected $200.00 and there was an entry fee of $20.00 per team. There were probably 10-15 teams on hand set up outdoors in the Omega Sports parking lot.
We talked about Cornhole here last year at the site and this was the first time I had seen the game being played and watched the LIVE action. You have two-man teams and you stand across from each other on opposite ends of the lot, say about thirty feet apart and you toss the bag of corn toward the board with holes in it.
The boards are tilted upwards and you get or lose points based on what holes you hit on the boards. It’s a lot like horseshoes in some ways and the crowd gathered to watch was quite large. There must have been 75-100 people out there including the teams that were in the competition.
Cornhole is a fast-paced game and it looks like it is really catchiing on here in the Triad. A couple of participants who were standing in line at the CookOut said there were even radio promos prior to the tournament, probably on ROCK92 or 100.3 The Buzzard.