ACO cornhole events tournaments and festivals

ACO cornhole events tournaments and festivals

ACO cornhole events tournaments and festivals. ACO (American Cornhole Organization) hosts several fun and competitive cornhole events throughout the year. These events bring together the ACO community for weekends of celebration, cornhole tournaments, live music, and other activities.

Some of the major ACO events highlighted:

  1. The ACO Gulf Coast Classic in Punta Gorda, Florida in June – A beachside cornhole festival with live music, open play draws, the Tiki Toss, and Harborside Shootout.
  2. The Go The Distance Festival at the “Field of Dreams” movie site in Iowa in August 2023 (past event) – A 3-day festival with cornhole, tailgating, live music, and two major tournaments – the ACO Dream Team Invitational and the ACO Corny 40 Classic featuring the top 40 ranked ACO players worldwide.
  3. The 2023 Senior Games in Pittsburgh, PA in July 2023 (past event) – ACO partnered with the National Senior Games to bring cornhole to this multi-sport event with over 13,000 athletes aged 50 and above, with no ACO qualification required to play cornhole.

ACO Gulf Coast Classic – Punta Gorda, Florida (June)

A fun cornhole festival near the beach. It happens in June in the cities of Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte, Florida. There will be live music playing. Activities include Open Play Blind Draws, the Tiki Toss game, and the Harborside Shootout game.

Go the Distance Festival – Field of Dreams, Iowa

A three-day festival at the famous “Field of Dreams Movie Site” in the corn fields of Iowa. There will be cornhole games, tailgating (eating and having fun in a parking area), and live music! You can compete in or watch two cornhole tournaments: The ACO Dream Team Invitational and The ACO Corny 40 Classic. The Corny 40 Classic will have the top 40 ranked ACO players from around the world.

Senior Games – Pittsburgh, PA

ACO worked together with the National Senior Games to have cornhole at this sports event. Over 13,000 athletes aged 50 to over 100 years old participated. You did not need to qualify with ACO to play cornhole at this event.

FAQ’s

What is the ACO Gulf Coast Classic?

The ACO Gulf Coast Classic is a beachside cornhole festival held in June in Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte, Florida. It features live music, open play blind draws.

What happens at the Go The Distance Festival?

The Go The Distance Festival is a 3-day event held at the “Field of Dreams” movie site in Iowa. It includes cornhole games, tailgating, live music, and two major tournaments.

How do I participate in the cornhole event at the Senior Games?

The ACO partnered with the National Senior Games to bring cornhole to this multi-sport event. You do not need to qualify with ACO to play cornhole at the Senior Games.

What kind of tournaments are held at the ACO events?

The ACO events feature various cornhole tournaments, including open play blind draws, the Tiki Toss, the Harborside Shootout.

Are the ACO events just about cornhole?

No, the ACO events are not just about cornhole. They also include other activities like live music, tailgating, and celebrations.

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