Announcing the ACO West Virginia State Championships of Cornhole
June 3rd, 2015
Special Events/Sports Sales Manager
Charleston Convention & Visitors Bureau
601 Morris Street
Charleston, WV 25301
(304) 344-5075 (Office)
Charleston, West Virginia to Host American Cornhole Organization® West Virginia State Championships of Cornhole
June 12th & 13th, 2015
Charleston, WV – The American Cornhole Organization is excited to be back in the “Pitchin’ City” of Charleston, WV for the ACO State Championships of Cornhole. The event will be held Friday & Saturday, June 12th & 13th, 2015 at the Charleston Civic Center and will feature Championship title tournaments for Singles, Doubles, Women, Juniors, and Seniors. In recent years Charleston has laid it’s claim in the state of West Virginia as the place for championship cornhole, and next weekend, the trend will continue.
Samantha Carney, Executive Director of Sports for the Charleston CVB, commented, “Over the years it has been exciting to see the ACO continue to grow the sport of cornhole and promote the cornhole movement.” The cornhole tournament in Charleston, West Virginia is one of several State Championship tournaments in which players can win the opportunity to compete in the ACO World Championships of Cornhole to be held July 7th – 11th, 2015 in Knoxville, TN.
ACO officials expect players from across the state to be in attendance Friday night and all day Saturday. Gates open at 4:00 pm on Friday and 8:30 am on Saturday. Pay-as-you play “Luck of the draw” will be available Friday and Saturday for amateur players. There will be food, beer and music to enjoy. All of Friday night’s festivities and Saturday’s Championship tournaments are open to the public. No Memberships are required to participate, players must only be a resident of the state of West Virginia and provide a current state ID. Participants can learn more about American Cornhole by visiting their website at www.AmericanCornhole.com .
“The city of Charleston has been a great partner with the ACO and we are more excited than ever to continue building on this relationship. The ACO feels right at home when coming into Charleston. We are extremely excited to keep the tradition alive and recognize Charleston as the ACO Capitol of Cornhole for the state of West Virginia,” says Frank Geers, President of American Cornhole, LLC.
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About the American Cornhole Organization (ACO):
Established in 2005 and headquartered in Milford, Ohio, the American Cornhole Organization, ACO, is the governing body for the sport of Cornhole. The ACO offers official cornhole rules, sanctioned products, tournament listings, and comprehensive information about cornhole events. The ACO is in its tenth year of State, Regional, and World Championships. Cornhole is simple and can be fun for the entire family – if you can aim and toss a cornbag 30 feet, you can master the game of Cornhole! More information and registration can be found at: http://americancornhole.com
Frank Geers, President
American Cornhole Organization (ACO)
208 Locust Street
Milford, OH 45150
Tel: (513) 965 – 8687