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What’s going on at the ACO World Championships of Cornhole XII?

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ACO World Championships of Cornhole XII Owensboro Convention Center Owensboro, KY July 25th – 29th, 2017
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Over $30,000 in Cash and Prizes!

Featured Events:

ACO Big Blind Draw – 7/25/17

o $1,000 purse
o FREE to all Golden Ticket holders
o $20 per player entry for all others
o Register online beginning 6/5/2017
· ACO Corporate Slyder Cup – 7/24/17
o Prizes
o Open registration for all Corporate teams
o Call 888-563-2002 for Corporate registration

World Slyder Cup – 7/26/17

o $1,500 purse + prizes
o Open to all teams
o Maximum of 2 ACO-PRO players per team
o $100 per 5 player team
o Register online beginning 6/5/2017

Certified Official Shootout – 7/26/17

o $1,000 purse + prizes
o FREE to all ACO Certified Officials
o Must be an ACO Certified Official to participate
o Closed registration for Certified Officials beginning 6/5/17

RPI Qualifiers World Singles & Doubles – 7/27/17

o Golden Ticket holders
o Must be a qualified a ACO Member to participate

Juniors Championships – 7/28/17

o Prizes
o Open registration for all Juniors players
o FREE entry for players ranked 1-8 on the Juniors rankings
o $10 per player
o Must be an ACO Member to participate
o Register online beginning 6/5/2017

Womens Championships – 7/28/17

o $2,000 purse + prizes
o Open registration for all Womens players
o FREE entry for players ranked 1-12 on the Womens rankings
o $20 per entry
o Must be an ACO Member to participate
o Register online beginning 6/5/2017

Seniors Championships – 7/28/17

o $2,000 purse + prizes
o Open registration for all Seniors players
o FREE entry for players ranked 1-12 on the Seniors rankings
o $20 per entry
o Must be an ACO Member to participate
o Register online beginning 6/5/2017

Doubles Championships – 7/28/17

o $10,000 purse + prizes
o Golden Ticket is required for participation
o See Golden Ticket details below

Singles Championships – 7/29/17

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o $10,000 purse + prizes
o Golden Ticket is required for participation
o See Golden Ticket details below
Golden Ticket Details:

What is a Golden Ticket?

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CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO AN EPISODE OF THE TACO THAT TALKS ABOUT THE GOLDEN TICKET!

o A Golden Ticket includes:
§ 1 entry into the ACO World Singles Championship
· RPI, Tiers, and/or World Singles Bracket
§ ½ entry into the ACO World Doubles Championship
· RPI, Tiers, and/or World Doubles Bracket
§ 1 entry into the $1,000 Big Blind Draw
§ 1 ACO World T-Shirt
§ 1 ticket for Door Prize drawings
· Who is eligible for a Golden Ticket?
o In order to obtain a Golden Ticket a player must participate in a minimum of 4 ACO points earning events. Each event must carry different event title
§ Pick 4 of the following events:
· ACO Cornhole Classic (Regional)
· ACO HoleOween Classic (Regional)
· ACO Turkeyhole Classic (Regional)
· ACO HoleIday Classic (Regional)
· ACO MaizeKraze (Regional)
· ACO Icehole Classic (Regional)
· ACO Cornhole Madness (Regional)
· ACO SpringFling (Regional)
· ACO Cornhole De Mayo (Regional)
· ACO Charleston Major
· ACO Anaheim Major
· ACO Lakeland Major
· ACO Monroeville Major
· ACO Champaign Major
· ACO Knoxville Major
· ACO Las Vegas Major
· ACO Owensboro Major
· ACO Kenansville Major
· ACO Peachtree City Major
· ACO Kalamazoo Major
· ACO Virginia Beach Major
· ACO Northern California Major
· ACO Foley Major
· How to get a Golden Ticket:
o All players who finish ACO Season XII ranked 1-40 on the ACO World Singles Rankings will win a FREE Golden Ticket
o All players who are a member of a team who finish ACO Season XII ranked 1-20 on the ACO World Doubles Rankings will win a FREE Golden Ticket
o All players who finish ACO Season XII ranked 41-80 in the ACO World Singles Rankings will be eligible to purchase their ticket for $50 online beginning 6/5/17
o All players who finish ACO Season XII ranked 81 and over in the ACO World Singles Rankings will be eligible to purchase their ticket for $100 online beginning 6/5/17
· SPECIAL NOTES:
o There will be 600 Golden Tickets available for purchase
o Beginning on 6/5/17, players ranked 41-640 on the World Singles Rankings will have first opportunity to purchase their Golden Tickets.
o Beginning on 6/12/17, registration will open for players ranked 641 and over on the World Singles Rankings, on a first come first serve basis.
Basic Schedule of Events (Complete format to come)

Tuesday July 25th, 2017

· Welcome to the ACO World Championships XII!
· $1,000 Big Blind Draw
· Corporate Slyder Cup
· Blind Draws / Open Courts
· Other activities and times to be announced

Wednesday July 26th, 2017

· ACO World Slyder Cup Championships
· ACO Certified Official Shootout
· Other activities and times to be announced

Thursday July 27th, 2017

· Ranked Players Invitational (RPI) – Singles
· Ranked Players Invitational (RPI) – Doubles
· Tier Group Play

Friday July 28th, 2017

· Tier Group Play (Continued)
· ACO Doubles Tiers Championships
· ACO World Doubles Championships
· ACO World Juniors Championships
· ACO World Womens Championships
· ACO World Seniors Championships

Saturday July 29th, 2017

· ACO Singles Tiers Championships
· ACO World Singles Championships
o Saturday evening top 4 Finals

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Quadruple Amputee Beat the Odds in Cornhole

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) — The best players in the world go head to head in the World Championships for Cornhole in Knoxville. An unlikely contestant from Maryland gave everyone else a run for their money.

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“I just throw my game, just like anybody else would,” said Dayton Webber, an 18-year-old young man competing in the Cornhole World Championships.

Webber walked through the doors and picked up a bean bag, proving one thing to the world.

“I can do it all,” said Webber.

Just ten months after birth, a rare bacterial disease changed Webber’s world. He had one choice — a traumatic surgery where they had to amputate part of his arms and both legs.

He didn’t let that stop him from growing up like everyone else.

“I write,” said Webber. “My teachers always told me I had the best handwriting in the class. I’m actually really good at writing.”

That also didn’t stop him from playing the sport he loved, cornhole.

“I let my bags do the talking,” said Webber.

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