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Over 1,000 participants coming to Cleveland for American Cornhole League 2020 National Championships

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Posted at 11:39 AM, Mar 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-03 11:39:10-05

CLEVELAND — An activity found at almost every barbecue, party and celebration in Midwest has made its way from American lawns into a national league. The American Cornhole League is bringing the 2020 National Championships to the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland.

The cornhole competition will feature the top 1,062 local and national players competing for a national title.

  • $10,000 Pro Doubles
  • $10,000 Pro Singles
  • $10,000 Pro Blind Draw
  • $10,000 Women's Doubles
  • $500 Pitch for cash during Commercial Breaks of ESPN Live Broadcast

Throughout the competition there will be a variety of skill levels showcased including professional, advanced, competitive and intermediate. Players will participate in the following competitions: singles, junior or senior doubles, women’s doubles, college doubles, blind draw, crew cup shootout and Sit ‘n Go Blind Draws.

The event is free and open to the public. Reserved seating for ESPN broadcasts will be available for purchase online for $30 per night or $50 for the weekend. Registration for the competition is closed. Blind Draw competitions are still open to the general public.

Where: Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland, 300 Lakeside Avenue E.

When:

  • Friday, March 13, 2020; ESPN3 Broadcast at 8:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

  • Saturday, March 14, 2020; ESPN Broadcast at 8:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

  • Sunday, March 15, 2020

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.B-roll opportunities available at all sessions.