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Toss Boss Corn Hole Tournament Fundraiser

August 24, 2019  |  5 - 10 pm

*RAINDATE: August 25, 2019 | 5-10 pm

Glassboro Town Square @ Axe & Arrow Brewery

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About

*REGISTRATION IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR 32 TEAMS. We will post when tournament is full.

Get out and toss around some bean bags at our first ever Cornhole Tournament held in the Glassboro Town Square in partnership with Axe & Arrow Microbrewery! Enjoy craft beer and order food from many of our local restaurants in our beautiful downtown while competing and having fun. This is a fundraiser for the Borough of Glassboro events committee to help with costs associated with the Borough’s large scale yearly public events.

Cash prizes will be awarded to the ‘Toss Boss’ team and 2nd place runners up.

The tournament will be held August 24, 2019. Rain or Shine. SEVERE WEATHER DATE: August 25.

Check-in starts at 4 pm, Tournament starts at 5 pm.

Warm-up is available  at 4 pm.

Mandatory all teams meeting at 4:45 pm to go over rules and gameplay.

* Entry Fee is $50 per team of 2 ($25 each player) before August 1, 2019.

* Entry Fee is $60 per team of 2 ($30 each player) after August 1, 2019.

Registration is limited to the first 32 teams consisting of 2 players each. Registration Fee is for teams of 2 players. No single sign ups are available. No Day of sign ups available.

Fees are non-refundable, but may be transferred to another team.

PAYOUTS

* 1st place = $500 + Trophy + Free admission to next tournament

* 2nd place = $200

DOWNLOAD FULL RULES

(856) 881-0500

lphillips@glassboro.org



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Rules

BOROUGH OF GLASSBORO, NEW JERSEY Boss Toss Cornhole Tournament

TOURNAMENT PRIZES:

The tournament will be held August 24, 2019 at Axe & Arrow Microbrewery and on the Glassboro Town Square. Rain or Shine. Check-in starts at 4 pm, Tournament starts at 5 pm. Warm-up is available at 4 pm. Mandatory team meeting at 4:45 pm to go over rules and gameplay.

  • Entry Fee is $50 per team of 2 ($25 each player) before August 1, 2019.
  • Entry Fee is $60 per team of 2 ($30 each player) after August 1, 2019.
  • Registration is limited to the first 32 teams consisting of 2 players each. Registration Fee is for teams of 2 players. No single sign ups are available. No Day of sign ups available.
  • Fees are non-refundable, but may be transferred to another team.

PAYOUTS & PROCEEDS

Entry fees will be divided 60%/40%. 40% will be paid out as follows:

  • 1st place = 70%: $500
  • 2nd place = 30%: $200

(again of only 40% of entry fees collected) 60% of entry fees collected will benefit the Borough of Glassboro events committee to help with costs associated with the Borough’s large scale yearly public events.

RULES OF PLAY:

You must be at least 18 years or older to enter.

  1. These are doubles (two players per team), double elimination tournament. Each game will be best of 3.

  2. Check-in begins at 4 pm on Saturday - A mandatory Team Meeting will be held at 4:45 - The first Tournament starts at 5 pm.

  3. All regulation boards and bags will be provided and set up for you.

  4. This tournament is held on concrete pavers outside in the Glassboro Town Square. Elements including winds, dust, temperature, etc. should be considered. Keep in mind that there may be some unleveled play surfaces due to the pitch of the ground which is approximately 8%.

  5. Unsportsmanlike conduct will not be tolerated. The first offense: A warning will be issued from a tournament official. The second offense: Forfeiture of the game being played. The third offense: Forfeiture of all tournament games and ejection from play by security.

  6. Beer will be available for purchase to patrons 21 and older with proper identification. Alcohol must be consumed within the designated drinking area, which is the entire fenced in playing area. If your drinking becomes a problem, you will be flagged, your team will be forfeited from the tournament and we will call you a cab to get home safely. State and local law prohibits bringing your own alcohol onto the Town Square (public space).

  7. State and local law prohibits smoking on the Town Square (public space).

  8. Food delivery or takeout is available from our local restaurants many of which are located directly in the vicinity of the tournament.

  9. Feel free to bring your own chairs.

CORNHOLE BOARDS, BAGS, SCORING, & EQUIPMENT:

Cornhole Boards

  1. Boards will be placed the pavers, 27 feet apart (front to front).
  2. The board surface will be 2’x4’ and are hand-made of inlayed plywood and acrylic coating.
  3. Each board has one 6” hole, centered 9” from the back and 12” from either side.
  4. The pitcher’s box is the rectangle 4 feet by 3 feet at each end of the court, parallel with, and on both sides of the boards. Each player must remain in the pitcher’s box while pitching a Cornhole bag.
  5. No outside boards are allowed for tournament play.
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Cornhole Bags

  1. There will be 8 bags per lane, 4 bags of one color and 4 of another.
  2. Each bag will be 6”x6” and will have 1 pound of filler in each bag.
  3. No outside bags are allowed for tournament play.

Scoring Equipment

We will use the FREE Scorholio App for check-in, scoring display, player call, etc. Please download the app to at least one smart phone on your team.

Point System

Traditional 21 Point Game with a coin toss held before the first frame of the first game in the series. The winner of the coin toss chooses who pitches against whom or which side of the board to play from. The winner also decides who pitches first. The honors will then be transferred to the coin toss loser for game 2 and back to the coin toss winner if a game 3 is needed.

  1. 3 points for a bag that goes through the hole whether it be thrown through, slide in or pushed in by another bag.
  2. 1 point for a bag that lands and stays on the playing surface.
  3. 1 point for a bag that is hanging into the hole but does not fall completely through.
  4. 1 point for a bag that is hanging off the edge of the playing surface but is NOT touching the ground.
  5. 0 points for a bag that is on the playing surface but is ALSO touching the ground.
  6. 0 points for a bag that lands on the playing surface after touching the ground first (this bag must be removed before another bag is thrown).
  7. 0 points for a bag that is hanging off the edge of the playing surface and is resting on another bag that is on the ground. If you can remove the bag on the ground without the one on the board falling then touching the ground – then a point is given.

Scoring System

  1. Game scoring will be held on an honor system using the Scoreholio App. If an agreement cannot be made between players, DO NOT MOVE ANYTHING, there will be a tournament official on site to make the final decision. If a bag or board is moved before an official is able to make a decision, those points will be forfeited. Do not argue with tournament officials, it’s unsportsmanlike and you will be asked to leave the tournament without refund. Please remember - it’s just a game for a fundraising opportunity!
  2. A Traditional 21 Point Game is a game played until one team reaches or exceeds 21 points. The winning team does NOT need to win by two or more points. If there is a 21 tie – additional frames will be played until one teams has more points at the end of a frame.
  3. This is a cancellation format where opposing players’ frame points cancel one another out. Only those points that do not cancel out apply to the total overall score. For example: Red team scores 7 points and Blue Team scores 9 points in the same frame. The difference is 2 (9-7=2). Blue Team scores 2 points in that frame. Blue Team wins game. Game Play
  1. In doubles play, partners shall stand at opposite Cornhole boards on the same side (one player will be throwing from the right and one from the left).
  2. Each team will have 4 bags of one color.
  3. All 8 bags will begin at one end (the decision will be made by the winner of the coin toss).
  4. A player may throw the bag in any manner (overhand, underhand, hook shot etc.), however; it MUST be from behind the front of the board they are throwing from. If a player crosses the front of the board they are throwing from it is considered a foul – 0 points will be awarded and the bag must be removed from play before another is thrown. The pitching area in which a bag must be thrown is a 4’x3’ area. (This is between the front and the back of the board and 3’ to the side. ) Note: Special consideration will be given to anyone with disabilities that will be playing.
  5. A player has 15 seconds to throw a bag or it is considered a foul.
  6. Alternate throws between the two opponents are made until all 8 bags have been thrown.
  7. Count the points scored during that frame. If no team has reached the 21-point mark, start the next frame until a team reaches 21 or more. Once the 21 mark is broken and all 8 bags from the same side have been thrown – the game is over.
  8. The team who wins the frame throws first in the next frame. If both teams have the same frame scores then the game score stays the same and first throw stays with the team who had it in the previous round
  9. Every effort shall be made to keep the Cornhole board-playing surface in perfect playing condition. Players are responsible for making sure the court is in good condition prior to starting the match. During a match, players are not allowed to alter the boards or court in any manner without the consent of the opponent.
  10. Games will have a 45 minute time limit. If there is a 21 tie – additional frames will be played until one teams has more points at the end of a frame.

Players are responsible for removing any trash that might accumulate around their playing area after the game is finished.

Cornhole Fouls

A Cornhole player’s foot goes past the foot foul line in the Pitcher’s Box (front of the board). The pitcher’s box is the rectangle 4 feet by 3 feet at each end of the court, parallel with, and on both sides of the boards. Each player must remain in the pitcher’s box while pitching a Cornhole bag. The foul lines shall be defined as an imaginary line 27 feet between the front of each board. The foul line should be parallel to the front of the opposite board.

  1. A player goes out of turn.
  2. If a player does not throw their bag within 15 seconds.

Foul Bags

The following are rule violations that must be spotted and called by a player or assigned judge. The penalty is to declare the bag a foul bag, which requires the bags to be removed from the court prior to resuming play. A foul bag is defined as:

  • (a) Any bag pitched when the player has (1) made contact with or crossed over the foul line, or (2) started or stepped completely outside the pitcher’s box before the bag is released
  • (b) Any bag not delivered within the 15-second time limit
  • (c) A bag pitched from a different pitcher’s box than the first bag
  • (d) Any bag that contacted the court or the ground before coming to rest on the board
  • (e) Any bag that struck a previously defined object such as a tree limb, wire, indoor court ceiling, etc.
  • (f) Any bag removed from the board before scoring has been agreed upon for that bag

(i).The offending team (who touches the bags) forfeits all remaining bags and tallies the score of just the bags thrown before the foul was reported

(ii).The non-offending team tallies twelve (12) points as if they had thrown four Bag In-The-Holes (Cornholes) during the inning

A bag that leaves a player’s hand once the final forward swing of the delivery process has started shall count as a pitched bag.

A bag that is accidentally dropped by a player before the final forward swing has started shall not be considered foul and may be picked up and pitched. Protests – If a player desires to make a protest, the protest shall be made to the judge or official at the time the problem occurs. The judge shall make the final ruling on all protest

The Most Important Rule

  1. HAVE FUN!
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