2024-2025

ACO Majors Tour: Season 20

ACO Majors are the main cornhole tournaments of the Season, where all skill levels can play, with an opportunity for anyone to win. ACO members compete for World Ranking Points, and non-members can join in for various “play to play” Walk-Up Tournaments.

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Play on the ACO Majors Tour in cities across the USA this Season.

The ACO Majors Tour schedule is below, with more details about each Major and Registration links.

September 6 & 7  ACO Lake Charles Major  Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles, LA

October 25 & 26  ACO Lubbock Major  Civic Center, Lubbock, TX

October 25 & 26  ACO La Crosse Major  La Crosse Center, La Crosse, WI

January 10 & 11  ACO Beloit Major  Eclipse Event Center, Beloit, WI

January 24 & 25  ACO Knoxville Major  Knoxville Convention Center, Knoxville, TN

January 31 & February 1  ACO Medford Major  Medford Armory Venue, Medford, OR

April 18 & 19  ACO Duluth Major  DECC Arena, Duluth, MN

About ACO Major Cornhole Tournaments

ACO Majors are typically 2-Day events and are the main points-earning tournaments of the Season to qualify for the World Championships on the last weekend in July.

Other points-earning tournaments throughout the Season include ACO Regionals and ACO Conference Championships. Non-points-earning tournaments are also available and open to the public for fun, competitive play.

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Points-Earning Divisions at Majors

  • Singles
  • Doubles
  • Seniors
  • Womens
  • Juniors
  • Coed Doubles
  • Big Blind Draw

Registration

Need to Register to play? Choose an ACO Major on this page (above), then click there Registration button. Or click here for all ACO Events.

  • ACO Worlds or Points Membership is required for participation in any Division.
    • ACO Points Membership ($20) is allowed, but you will not be eligible to earn prize purses at Majors, Regionals, or other ACO sanctioned event unless you obtain a paid ACO Worlds Membership prior to the start of the tournament.

Early Registration Deadline

Early Registration Online ends at 11:59pm EST, two Sundays prior to the event.

NO REFUNDS on tickets after Early Registration Deadline which will be two Sundays prior to the event.

Walk-Up Registration Deadline

Walk-Up registrations are available if space allows.
• Friday Walk-Up registration ends ½ hour prior to the start of the tournament.
• Saturday Walk-Up registration ends 8:00PM Friday (the night before).

Entry Fees

Singles

$40   Early Registration Online
$60   Late Registration Online
$70   Walk Up

Doubles

$80     Early Registration Online (per team)
$120   Late Registration Online (per team)
$140   Walk Up (per team)

Womens

$30   Early Registration Online (per team)
$45   Late Registration Online (per team)
$50   Walk Up (per team)

Seniors

$30   Early Registration Online
$45   Late Registration Online
$50   Walk Up

Juniors

$0   FREE Registration Online

Coed Doubles

$30   Early Registration Online (per team)
$45   Late Registration Online (per team)
$50   Walk Up (per team)

Bag Masters Quads

Bag Masters Quads
$20   Walk Up ONLY ($80 team of 4)

Big Blind Draw

$20   Walk Up ONLY

Typical Schedule & Start Times

The Schedule is always subject to change. Start times of events may be delayed if prior tournaments run longer than scheduled. All times listed are local time.

FRIDAY

Gates Open at 8:30 AM

  • 9:00AM  Pro Series Event Frame Games (at 5 designated Majors)
  • 9:00AM Seniors / Womens / Juniors
  • 12:00PM  Coed Doubles
  • 3:00PM  Bag Masters Quads (Team of 4)
  • 4:00PM  Pro Series Main Event (at 5 designated Majors)
  • 6:00PM  Big Blind Draw

SATURDAY

(Events will “Immediately” follow each other. Times are approximate.)

Gates Open at 7:00 AM

  • 8:00AM  World Singles Pool Play
  • 9:30AM*  World Doubles Pool Play
  • 12:30PM*  Tier 3 Singles Bracket
  • 1:00PM*  Tier 2 Singles Bracket
  • 1:15PM*  World Singles Main Bracket
  • 4:30PM*  Tier 3 Doubles Bracket
  • 5:00PM* Tier 2 Doubles Bracket
  • 5:15PM*  World Doubles Main Bracket

Purses / Payouts / Prizes

Division Purses & Payouts

Singles Division
$2,000 Purse
Trophy for Winner

Doubles Division
$2,000 Purse
Trophy for Winner

Pro Series Event
$5,000 Purse / Owensboro $10,000 Purse
Trophy for Winner

Womens / Seniors / Coed
50% Payout
Trophies for Winners
(Payout is based on “Online Early Registered Players” as of 11:59pm the 2 Sundays prior to the event)

Big Blind Draw and Quads
50% Payout
(Payout is based on Walk Up Cash Only

$500 Singles & Doubles Bonus

$500 Singles Bonus
For the Single Division Winner
(see eligibility below)

$500 Doubles Team Bonus
For Doubles Division Team Winner
(bonus split between 2 players)

To be eligible for either bonus: The player(s) must be wearing one of the following ACO jerseys (from any Season) for the entire Singles / Doubles tournament:

ACO-Pro, Corny 40, Top Gun 20, Major Champion, Worlds Champion, State Champion, Pro Invitational, Player, and Lifetime Member (Each player from the wining team wearing the following jerseys will be eligible for a $250 Bonus)

Major Prize Jersey (purple jersey)

Major Prize Jersey (purple jersey)

A player will have the opportunity to win an ACO Purple Prize jersey by winning any Division at any Major during that Season.

If a player wins Division titles at more than one Major during the Season, the ACO will create an additional “Multiple Championships Purple Prize Jersey” at the end of Season 19 for the player. This jersey will feature patches of the various Majors and Divisions won. Expect delivery prior to the World Championships for that Season.

A player will only be eligible to win a maximum of two FREE Purple Prize jerseys per Season. The player may request purchasing additional prize jerseys for a fee

Getting World Ranked

See the ACO Player’s Guide for more details on how your points from Majors affect your ACO World Ranking.

or:

View this Season’s ACO World Rankings here.

Important Notes

Important Notes

No outside food or beverage allowed at ACO Majors. Violations will result in removal from the premises with no refunds.

ACO branded apparel will be required in all Division championship matches on center court (live stream). You may wear a sponsored jersey, however, our 4” logo must be on the right sleeve.

ACO Video Release

By becoming an American Cornhole Organization member or purchasing a ticket or entry to any American Cornhole Organization event; You are giving physical permission to the American Cornhole Organization and its affiliates the rights of your image, and video or still, and of the likeness in sound of your voice as recorded on audio or video tape. Your image may be edited, copied, exhibited, published, or distributed for ANY USE and You waive the right to inspect or approve the finished product. You also waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising or related to the use of your image or recording.

Prohibited Conduct

American Cornhole Organization may, in our sole and absolute discretion, immediately terminate a your membership privileges if we believe that you have engaged or are engaging in certain conduct, or have been alleged to have engaged in certain conduct, including, without limitation, conduct involving:

Harassment, discrimination, violence, intimidation, criminal activity or moral turpitude of a nature which, in American Cornhole Organization’s sole and absolute discretion, reflects or could reflect unfavorably upon the reputation of American Cornhole Organization.

Such a termination will be effective immediately and shall be without refund of any membership fees and/or ticket purchase fees.

In the event of any such termination, American Cornhole Organization will use our best efforts to notify you/the member of such termination. No terminated member may participate in any American Cornhole Organization events, nor shall any terminated member identify himself or herself as being a member of or being in any way affiliated with American Cornhole Organization.

Refund Policy

NO REFUNDS on tickets after Early Registration Deadline which will be 2 Sundays prior to the event.
Request must be emailed to registration@americancornhole.com

Cancellation Policy
In the event of cancellation, your funds will be refunded EXCLUDING all service and processing fees.

Item Transfer Policy
You are unable to transfer your ticket to another player nor to a future event

Play, Compete + Win Cash & Prizes!

ACO WORLD MEMBERSHIP GIVES PLAYERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO COMPETE IN SANCTIONED TOURNAMENTS AND RECEIVE RANKING, WITH THE ABILITY TO ENTER THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS OF CORNHOLE.
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ACO Players Guide

Everything you need to know about playing in ACO Majors.

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Find your local ACO Club

Playing in ACO Majors with your local club is much more fun than flying solo! Find one here.

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STEP 1:

Become an ACO Member

If you’re not already an ACO Member, here’s where to start. Membership for the Season is valid through ACO World Cornhole Day, the last Saturday in July, annually.

START YOUR ACO MEMBERSHIP
STEP 2:

Visit the New Member Page

After becoming a member, the ACO New Member page is where we walk you through your next steps, and introduce you to the Learning Center, where you’ll have all your questions answered about playing in the ACO.

VISIT THE NEW MEMBER PAGE
STEP 3:

Register to Compete

Register to compete in any Division you want at each ACO Major tournament. Each has a different entry fee. Divisions include Singles, Doubles, Coed Doubles, Womens, Seniors and Juniors.

FIND A MAJOR ABOVE AND REGISTER
STEP 4:

Make Travel Plans

Find discounted hotels rates, tournament details and more info to help you plan the perfect cornhole weekend on each ACO Major page.

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