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December 2012

End of Year Awards

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The ACO World Rankings are final. Congratulations to players who finished in the Top 40 of the ACO World Singles Rankings, known as the CornyForty. Not only does the CornyForty receive a free invite to compete in the King of Cornhole® at the ACO World Championships of Cornhole VII, they will also be placed directly in the KOC bracket seeded 1-40 and will await the winners of the RPI and Open Singles tourneys in the 64 player KOC bracket.

Congratulations also go out to the 106 Singles players who finished the 2012 ACO Masters Series season with 200 or more ACO World Singles Ranking points but did not finish in the Cornyforty. You are officially invited to participate in the RPI Invitational Singles at the ACO World Championships of Cornhole VII. The top sixteen finishers in the RPI Singles will advance to the King of Cornhole bracket. All players who finished with less than 200 ACO World Singles Ranking points are invited to participate in the Open Singles.

Congratulations to Matt Guy – ACO Player of the Year!

The ACO Player of the Year honor goes to the player who finished the ACO Master Series season Ranked #1 in the ACO World Singles Rankings. Matt Guy is no stranger to the spotlight as the 5-time King of Cornhole and remains a favorite to claim the crown next month at the ACO World Championships of Cornhole VII. Matt Guy racked up three ACO Major wins and six ACO Regionals during the 2012 season.

2012 was the first season for the ACO World Doubles Rankings. Each team finishing in the Top 20 of the ACO World Doubles Rankings, known as the TopGun Twenty, receive a free invite to compete in the World Doubles Championship at the ACO World Championships of Cornhole VII, will be placed directly in the WDC bracket seeded 1-20 and will await the winners of the RPI and Open Doubles tourneys in the 32 team World Double bracket.

Congratulations to the 44 Doubles team who finished the 2012 ACO Masters Series season with 300 or more ACO World Doubles Ranking points, but did not finish in the TopGun Twenty. Those teams are invited to participate in the RPI Invitational Doubles at the ACO World Championships of Cornhole VII. The top eight finishers in the RPI Doubles will advance to World Doubles Championship bracket. All teams that finished with less than 300 ACO World Doubles Ranking points are invited to participate in the Open Doubles.

Congratulations to Brandon Hill and Jay Dotson – ACO Team of the Year!

The ACO Team of the Year honor goes to the 2-player team who finished the ACO Master Series season Ranked #1 in the ACO World Doubles Rankings. Brandon and JayBird have been top dogs in competitive Cornhole for years, but this year they took it to another level. They duo won two Majors and five regionals, edging Matt and Bret Guy for ACO Team of the Year by .67 of a point! Congrats gentlemen and good luck next month at the ACO World Champioships of Cornhole VII in your bid to become ACO World Doubles Champions!