American Cornhole Organization Announces ACO Worlds Qualifier Tournament

The Independence Day celebration at Fort Thomas Tower Park has been a staple in Northern Kentucky for years. This year’s celebration will include a Classic Car Show, kids’ events, a concert with Soul Pocket along with an American Cornhole qualifier tournament. Another unique and special activity added this year will be the addition of a quilt show. This celebration unites a community of families and celebrates the independence of our country. The evening will conclude with an exciting display of fireworks which the community looks forward to every year.

This will be the second year American Cornhole and City of Fort Thomas will hold a cornhole tournament event. This tournament will feature a 70% payout from registration up to a cap of $2,000 paid out to the top eight teams. Entry will be $30 for a team of two people. Participants will be placed into a round robin with top teams advancing into a single elimination tournament. The winning team will also receive a Golden Ticket package entry into the ACO World Championships of Cornhole VIII taking place July 17-20, 2013 at Turfway Park in Florence, KY.

Cornhole is a game in which players take turns tossing one pound bags at a raised platform with a hole in the far end. This game originated in backyards and has elevated to nationally organized tournaments and leagues. American Cornhole Organization is the governing body to the sport of cornhole and has launched a national campaign to running organized tournaments across the country.

About City of Fort Thomas: City of Fort Thomas is an active participant in the community development and developing ways to enrich the quality of life for its families. Learn more at http://www.ftthomas.org.

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