Professional cornhole players from 10 States are headed to Cincinnati for the region’s biggest cornhole event.
On August 26 & 27 Monster Energy will sponsor the American Cornhole Professionals in the region’s premier professional cornhole tournament.
This two day cornhole
event, part of the Tailgate Bash, a fundraiser for Easter Seals Work Resource Center features the first two rounds of the tournament held on August 26 at Turfway Park, Florence, KY. The tournament begins at 11:00 AM. All participants are ACO Professionals traveling from 10 states with one goal in mind -the grand stage, August 27, Fountain Square, Cincinnati.
“Professional cornhole is really taking off as a sport across the country, I’ve never seen competition this intense,” said Frank Geers ACO president. “With big tournaments across the country, our players love to compete in this premier event. There is nothing like playing this game in the center of the city where the sport was born.”
Competitors come from South Carolina, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Illinois, the TriState, West Virginia, and other states to battle for the $7,500.00 purse. This invitation-only cornhole competition is cornhole like many have never seen. It’s certainly something to witness. The final matches promise to be great cornhole.
”We’re thrilled to host Cincinnati’s premier professional tournament at Tailgate Bash. It’s a Cincinnati sport that deserves to be played in the heart of the City on Fountain Square,” says, Pam Green, Easter Seals WRC vice president, development and community engagement. “This event really captures the nature of Cincinnati and its residents: We’ve found this to be true of ACO and its pros who have become great friends to our organization and the people we serve.” Easter Seals WRC was among the first organizations to host Cornhole tournaments as fundraisers, beginning with a recreational tournament in 2002.
The 2011 Monster Energy World Cornhole Tournament is Free admittance both at Turfway Park and Fountain Square. Bring the family, support a great cause, and enjoy the sport of cornhole at its pitching best.About TAILGATE BASH
Tailgate Bash is presented by Kroger and benefits Easter Seals WRC. The free event is Saturday, August 27 on Fountain Square and 5th Street between Vine and Walnut Streets from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 2011 Tailgate Bash features the Monster Energy World Cornhole Championship, Cornhole-athon (a corporate cornhole challenge), cornhole, beer and fun for the whole family. As the organization’s largest fundraiser, the event expects to raise more than $100,000 to support job-training programs for youth and adults with disabilities. Tailgate Bash is free to the public and more information can be found at www.eastersealswrc.org/tailgatebash or by calling 513-386-6823.About the American Cornhole Organization
Established in 2005, the American Cornhole Organization is located in Milford, Ohio, and its
mission is to elevate the status of cornhole to a position of national recognition through effective and consistent promotion. ACO is the governing body of the sport of cornhole and boasts more than 4,300 members across 27 states. For more information about the game of cornhole or to learn about the American Cornhole Organization, visit www.americancornhole.org
email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 513-965-8687.About Easter Seals Work Resource Center
Easter Seals WRC is a leading local non-profit provider of services for individuals with disabilities and disadvantages. For more than 35 years, we have offered help and hope to youth and adults living with disabilities and disabilities seeking to lead more independent lives through work. Through training, coaching, education and other support services, Easter Seals WRC creates life-changing solutions so that people with disabilities can live, learn, work and play. Support youth and adults with disabilities at www.eastersealswrc.org