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American Cornhole Series $35,000 ACO Pro Tournament Shooting New Made-for-TV Show in Branson, MO

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American Cornhole Series $35,000 ACO Pro Tournament Shooting New Made-for-TV Show in Branson, MO

This Memorial Day Weekend, May 28-30, the Branson Convention Center becomes the center of the “Cornhole Universe” as the American Cornhole Organization hosts a $35,000 prize purse holiday weekend tournament. The best players in the world will be competing in multiple divisions for guaranteed BIG fun and BIG MONEY.

Friday and Saturday singles and Cornhole doubles teams will compete for Championship titles, Season 16 world ranking points, and purse money in nine divisions. On Sunday the American Cornhole Organization introduces the ACO Pro Series (a made-for-TV event) and a chance for 16 top players from around the country to compete head-to-head in a single-elimination, winner-take-all tournament. The ACO Pro Series champion will win $20,000 in cash and a $5,000 ACO Season 17 Tour sponsorship package. Spectators are welcome on Friday and Saturday and admission is free.

The ACO has partnered with Echo Entertainment Inc., a Los Angeles-based production house whose clients range from the X-Games to The World Series of Poker to AVP, to produce the pilot episode of the ACO Pro Series made-for-TV event. In addition, Echo will produce the live stream presentation of the Sunday head-to-head singles-elimination winner-take-all tournament.

The entire weekend in Branson is another major step toward the ACO World Championships July 26-July 31 in Bradenton, Florida.

Spectators are welcome at the Branson Convention Center on Friday and Saturday and admission is free.

About American Cornhole, LLC                                                                               

Established in 2005, is headquartered in Camp Dennison, OH. American Cornhole Organization (ACO) is the Governing Body of the Sport of Cornhole, offering Official Cornhole Rules, certified products, tournament listings, and comprehensive information about cornhole events.

About Echo Entertainment Inc.                                                                                      

Echo Entertainment has been at the cutting edge of action and lifestyle sports and has cemented its identity as one of our nation’s leading independent production companies for live, live to tape and docu-style coverage over the past 32 years. Echo has produced literally thousands of hours of professional and amateur sports including beach and indoor volleyball, alpine skiing and freeskiing, snowboarding, surfing and skateboarding. The list goes on to include additional Olympic Sports including BMX, water polo, fencing, canoe and kayak, triathlon, weightlifting, boxing, Tae Kwon Do and Judo. Decades long relationships with organizations and governing bodies including The US Ski and Snowboard Team, AVP Beach Volleyball, Street League Skateboarding, The World Series of Poker, The Malibu Triathlon and ESPN’s X Games. We take pride in buildong long lasting relationships that becone partnerships.

About Branson
Branson is a one-of-a-kind family vacation destination nestled in the lakeside beauty of the Ozark Mountains – and an incredible value – with dozens of live performance theaters, three pristine lakes, an international award-winning theme park, dozens of attractions and museums, a Historic Downtown district, a Town Center-style shopping complex, a full range of dining options, and a host of hotels, motels, resorts, RV parks, campgrounds and meeting and conference facilities and sports venues. Branson is less than one day’s drive for one-third of America’s populace. With low-cost flights to the Branson Airport (BKG www.flybranson.com) and nearby Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF), it has never been easier to access Branson. Call 1-800-296-0463 for help planning your next vacation, convention, sports event, or reunion. https://www.explorebranson.com

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American Cornhole (ACO) Features $25,000 Purse Go the Distance Festival Field of Dreams Movie Site August 26-28

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Just over a week ago, the Field of Dreams hosted the Major League Baseball game of the year between the Cincinnati Reds and the Chicago Cubs to baseball fans delight across the country.  Once again the storied movie set will host another very unusual event when the American Cornhole Organization, the ACO, journeys to Dyersville, Iowa for the Inaugural Go the Distance Festival August 26-28.

The Go the Distance Festival located on the Field of Dreams Movie Site features the ACO Dream Team Invitational and the ACO Corny Classic.

The weekend includes, for the Dream Team Invitational, Friday and Saturday qualifiers open to anyone, with Sunday’s play including the top 24 teams from the qualifiers plus any ACO Corny 40 player. The $25,000 guaranteed purse includes $5,000 for first place. The Corny 40 Classic is open to all Season 17 Corny 40 players. First place prize is a vacation stay at the “Kinsella Family Experience,” an all-expense paid trip to the movie site, overnight stay at the farmhouse, guided tour inside the house, movie apparel and more.

At the “Field of Dreams Movie Site” visitors will be able to tour the farm house used in the movie and be on the field where the baseball scenes were shot. Play will be inside the Barn event center and specially created classic Field of Dreams bags will be provided for game play.

For more information on the “Field of Dreams Movie Site” weekend, visit https://americancornhole.com/field-of-dreams/

About the ACO | American Cornhole, LLC

Established in 2005, headquartered in Camp Dennison, Ohio, American Cornhole Organization (ACO) is the World Governing Body of the Sport of Cornhole, offering Official Cornhole Rules, certified products, tournament listings, and comprehensive information about cornhole events. AmericanCornhole.com

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American Cornhole Organization Announces ACO Season 18 Majors Schedule

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With the ACO Season 17 World Championships in the books and Craig Ervin being crowned the new “King of Cornhole,” plans are well under way for the American Cornhole Organization (ACO) Season 18 Majors schedule.

The season will start over Labor Day weekend with the Lake Charles Major in Lake Charles, LA, September 2-3. The next weekend will be the Charleston Major in Charleston, West Virginia, September 9-10, the first Pro Series stop open to ACO Pros only.

“We’re so excited to launch our ACO Season 18 schedule in just one month,” said Frank Geers, president and CEO of the ACO. “We’re especially looking forward to welcoming our ACO pros to our 10 Pro Series stops.”

Other stops scheduled so far for Season 18 include:                                                                                                                               Fort Wayne Major, Fort Wayne, IN, Sept. 16-17                                                                                                                                     Enid Major, Enid OK, Sept. 30-Oct. 1                                                                                                                                              Manassas Major, Manassas, VA, Oct.7-8                                                                                                                                       Watertown Major, Watertown, SD, Oct. 7-8                                                                                                                                            PCB Major, Panama City Beach, FL, October 21-22 (A Pro Series stop)                                                                                                Lubbock Major, Lubbock, TX, Nov 4-5                                                                                                                                                 Idaho Major, Pocatello, ID, Nov. 18-19                                                                                                                                                South Bend Major, South Bend, IN, Nov. 25-26 (A Pro Series stop)                                                                                                     Concord Major, Concord, NC, Dec. 2-3                                                                                                                                        Owensboro Major, Owensboro, KY, Jan. 6-7, 2023 (A Pro Series stop)                                                                                                    Beloit Major, Beloit, WI, Jan. 13-14                                                                                                                                                  Knoxville Major, Knoxville, TN, Jan. 20-21                                                                                                                                    Bradenton Major, Bradenton, FL, Jan. 27-28 (A Pro Series stop)                                                                                                         Oregon Major, Medford, OR, Feb. 3-4                                                                                                                                              Augusta Major, Augusta, GA, Feb 17-18 (A Pro Series stop)                                                                                                                    York Major, York, PA, March 3-4                                                                                                                                                   Bentonville Major, Bentonville, AR, March 10-11                                                                                                                               Legends Major, College Station, TX, March 17-18 (A Pro Series stop)                                                                                                             Ann Arbor Major, Ann Arbor, MI, March 24-25                                                                                                                                      Cedar Rapids Major, Cedar Rapids, IA, April 14-15
Dodge City Major, Dodge City, KS, April 14-15                                                                                                                                    Grand Traverse Major, Grand Traverse, MI, April 21-22 (A Pro Series stop)                                                                                            Mobile Major, Mobile, AL, May 5-6 (A Pro Series stop)                                                                                                                         Happy Valley Major, Happy Valley, PA, May 12-13                                                                                                                               Florida Major, Winterhaven, FL, May 19-20
Branson Major, Branson, MO, May 26-27 (A Pro Series stop)                                                                                                                   ACO World Championships of Cornhole 18, July 24-25 (Location TBD)
The complete ACO schedule will be released later in August.

The next ACO competition will be at the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville, IA, with the Go the Distance Festival, August 26-28 with the ACO Dream Team Invitational and the ACO Corny 40 Classic. For more information on upcoming stops, visit www.americancornhole.com.

About the ACO | American Cornhole  LLC.
Established in 2005, headquartered in Camp Dennison, Ohio. American Cornhole Organization (ACO) is
the World Governing Body of the Sport of Cornhole, offering Official Cornhole Rules, certified products,
tournament listings, and comprehensive information about cornhole events.
AmericanCornhole.com

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ACO Hole Magazine Featuring Worlds 17 and Cast of Cornhole Characters

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American Cornhole, the ACO, released its 2022 Hole Magazine featuring the ACO World Championships of Cornhole 17 to be held in Branson, MO.

The Hole Magazine is for cornhole players and enthusiasts. It contains more than 100 pages of cornhole excitement covering the ACO World Championships of Cornhole 17 and so much more.

Enjoy reading what the Best of the Best of the sport of cornhole are doing, the ACO Pros, and learn what is on tap for the ACO Pro Series coming up in Season 18.

Discover the game of PipFall and follow the ACO PIPFALL World Championships – a new game twist for cornhole game boards.

The ACO Hole Magazine brings the Game of Cornhole to you in your backyard. Experience Tailgator level cornhole with the ACO Tailgator World Championships as players make their way to the finals.

Learn more about the ACO Family as the Hole Magazine brings you up close and personal with several  of the ACO family cast of characters.

Get a first glance of the ACO Bag Partners and see the many choices of cornhole bags introduced to the players market.

The ACO Hole Magazine is produced for cornhole players and enthusiasts. Download your ACO Hole Magazine copy today.

 

About the ACO | American Cornhole LLC.
Established in 2005, headquartered in Camp Dennison, Ohio. American Cornhole Organization (ACO) is the World Governing Body of the Sport of Cornhole, offering Official Cornhole Rules, certified products, tournament listings, and comprehensive information about cornhole events.

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