Enjoy food, fellowship, and prizes at the St. John the Evangelist Cornhole Tournament!

DATE AND ENTRY

The tournament will be held May 20th at St. John's North Parking Lot.  Rain or Shine.  Check-in starts at 8:30am, Tournament starts at 9:00am.

Entry Fee is $30 per team of 2 before May 15th.
Entry Fee is $40 per team of 2 after May 15th.

Registration is limited to the first 52 teams.

 

PAYOUTS & PROCEEDS

Entry fees will be divided 50%/50%
The first 50% will be paid out as follows:
1st place = 60%
2nd place = 30%
3rd place = 10% (again of only 50% of entry fees collected)

The second 50% of entry fees collected will benefit St. John the Evangelist Catholic School's General Fund.


Day-of Registrations will be considered a donation, will not count toward prize payouts, and space cannot be guaranteed.

 

FOR INFO OR TO REGISTER

Contact Jenny at (970) 227-4874 or cttjenn@gmail.com. 


RULES FOR THE CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT

 

The Cornhole Boards:

1.               The boards will be placed on a flat surface 27 feet apart (front to front) for adult players (ages 15+). There will be a line for youth players (ages 14 and under) at 20 feet.

2.               The cornhole board surface should be 2' x 4'

 

The Cornhole Bags:

1. Tournament seeding will be random.  Bracket will be pre-filled by drawing names out of a hat.  Day of registrations will fill in the bracket as applicable.

1.               There should be 8 bags, 4 bags of each color. Consisting of 2 teams.

2.               Each bag should be 6” x 6” and have 1 pound of corn inserted into each cornhole bag. (We will not be weighing bags.)

 

Cornhole Game Play:

1.               Two teams of two people, 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.

2.               Each cornhole team shall have 4 bags of one color.

3.               All 8 cornhole bags begin at one end.

4.               A coin flip shall determine which cornhole team starts in set one. Each team pairing will do this on their own.

5.               One of the partners on the team who starts shall begin play by throwing a cornhole bag at the opposite cornhole box.

6.               A cornhole player may throw from anywhere behind the front of the cornhole box they are throwing from.

7.               Game continues by alternating throws between the two opponent players until all 8 cornhole bags have been thrown.

8.               If a cornhole bag hits the ground then bounces up on the board, that “bounce-up” will be allowed to be scored.

9.               The next set starts when the cornhole player on the team that scored last, throws their first cornhole bag.

10.            The cornhole game will continue until one team reaches 11 points or the 20 minute time limit has been reached. In the event of a time limit ending, the team with the most points will advance to the next set.

 

Fouls:

1.               A foul occurs when any of the following happens:

2.               A cornhole players foot goes past the foot foul line, termed a foot foul.

3.               Should a foul occur the bag thrown will not be counted at all.

 

Scoring:

1.               The score shall be taken after all cornhole bags have been thrown for a set.

2.               Points shall be given as follows:

3.               3 points for a cornhole bag that goes through the hole.

4.               1 point for a cornhole bag that is on the playing surface.

5.               1 point for a cornhole bag that is hanging into the hole.

6.               1 point for a cornhole bag that is hanging off the edge but not touching the ground.

7.               0 points for a cornhole bag that is on the playing surface, but also touching the ground.

8.               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).

9.               The cornhole team with the highest set score, adds the difference of the two scores to their game score.

10.               The cornhole team who wins the set is given honors to throw first in the next set.

11.               If both cornhole teams have the same set score, then the game score stays the same and honors stays with the team who had it the previous set.

 

Tournament:

1.              Tournament seeding will be random.  Bracket will be pre-filled prior to the event by drawing names out of a hat.  Day of registrations will fill in the bracket as applicable.

2.               Tournament will be a Double Elimination Bracket

3.               A double elimination tournament is a type of elimination tournament/competition in which a participant ceases to be eligible to win the tournament's championship upon having lost two games or matches.

4.               There will be 2 brackets, a winning bracket and a losing bracket.

5.               After the first round, the first round winners will proceed to the winner's bracket and the losers will proceed to the loser's bracket.

6.               Each team is guaranteed 2 games.

 

Cheating:

1.    Is not allowed. Do not do it.

    1. Cheating examples are brushing off a hanging bag or similar, standing next to board to hep partners bag keep from sliding off the side, etc. 

     2. Should a team cheat they will be disqualified from the tournament.