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Visit Lake to Host American Cornhole Championships in Clermont

Posted on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 1:58 am

Visit Lake, the City of Clermont and the American Cornhole Organization (ACO) are partnering to host the ACO Florida State Championships of Cornhole – Season 14. The event will be held May 24 – 25 at the Clermont Arts and Recreation Center, 3700 S. U.S. Highway 27 in Clermont.
Cornhole is one of the fastest growing sports in North America and has skyrocketed in popularity over the last decade. The simple and social game can be played by kids, adults and seniors and has expanded from a tailgate staple to a sanctioned sport, even being broadcast on ESPN.
Players from all over the state are expected to participate, with gates opening at 2 p.m. on May 24 for the Womens, Juniors and Co-ed Double competitions. On May 25, gates open at 8:30 a.m. for World Singles beginning at 10 a.m. and World Doubles at 4 p.m.
All events are open to the public. Players will compete for a $1,500 prize and all divisions will offer cash and/or prizes to the top finishers, as well as prize jerseys to all state champions. Players must be residents of the state of Florida and can register for all events at www.AmericanCornhole.com/events.