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ACO North Carolina State Championships of Cornhole to be hosted by Goldsboro, North Carolina

Cornhole players from around North Carolina will compete for state Cornhole championships title!

 

Goldsboro, NC – The American Cornhole Organization (ACO) will host its inaugural ACO North Carolina State Championships of Cornhole on June 27- 28, 2014 in Goldsboro, NC.    

The ACO State Championships of Cornhole is a new program launched in Season IX by the American Cornhole Organization. It will feature a Friday night filled with game challenges, Luck of the Draw tournaments, food, music and fun. Saturday will feature more of the same, but will also include the North Carolina Singles and Doubles Title tournaments. The Title tournaments are FREE of charge and open to all residents of North Carolina, who are active ACO Members. Participation is limited to the first 160 singles players and 160 doubles teams to register online at www.AmericanCornhole.com. ACO Memberships are $20 per Season and are available through a local ACO Certified Official in your market or online at www.AmericanCornhole.com .  The Luck of the Draw tournaments and game challenges are pay as you go activities that are open to the public both Friday and Saturday, spectators are FREE and welcome to the event.

ACO officials expect as many as 200 people in attendance for the first-ever ACO North Carolina State Championships of Cornhole held in Goldsboro, NC. 

“We’re extremely excited to have launched our State Championships Program and believe that Goldsboro, North Carolina is going to be a great host city for the event in 2014 and for years to come,” says Frank Geers, President of American Cornhole, LLC. The winning player and team will be awarded a custom ACO North Carolina State Championship jersey and each player will win a $250.00 Golden Ticket entry to compete in ACO World Championships of Cornhole IX, being played in Charleston, West Virginia on July 15-19, 2014.

It is the goal of American Cornhole to have an ACO State Championships of Cornhole in every state by Season X, June 2015. There currently are nineteen states committed to the program which include AL, CA, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MO, NC, NM, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA and WV with another few states close to signing on for Season IX, which is played out in June 2014.

“In addition to being crowned North Carolina State Champions, the Titles will also carry a lot of weight heading into the ACO World Championships of Cornhole,” says Eric Hinerman, Director of Certified Officials for the ACO. The ACO World Championships of Cornhole is the premier Cornhole Event every year and all State Singles and Doubles Champions will bypass the Qualifying rounds at the Worlds and be placed directly into the King of Cornhole and/or World Doubles final brackets. “These State Champions will have the opportunity to come to the ACO World Championships of Cornhole, and in some cases, be the very first players from their States to represent in the King of Cornhole and World Doubles final brackets. It gives you a shot at the biggest Titles in the Cornhole World!” claimed Eric Hinerman.

There are local, regional and national opportunities to become a sponsor with the ACO. For sponsorship opportunities, contact the ACO at 888-563-2002.

 

About the American Cornhole Organization

The American Cornhole, LLC was established in 2005 and headquartered in Milford, Ohio. American Cornhole Organization (ACO) is the governing body for the sport of Cornhole, offering official Cornhole rules, certified products, tournament listings, comprehensive information about Cornhole events, and an ACO Certified Official Program that brings awareness of the sport to localized markets. 

 

About Goldsboro, NC

 

Home of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Mt. Olive Pickle Company, and famous for the best barbeque in Eastern North Carolina, we are a destination rich with culture and heritage, captivating visitors and residents, alike.

 

Relax while paddling the Neuse River or spend an action packed day playing a round of disc golf, hiking, mountain biking or riding ATV’s at one of our many outdoor recreational facilities. Explore our parks and attend one of our many outdoor festivals and concerts. Or, pause in awe watching F-15E Strike Eagle jets soar across the sky.

 

Goldsboro Wayne County has built its future by celebrating its past.

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