What is Cornhole

If you are on the lookout for a game which can instil the interest of your entire family, then cornhole can serve as our ideal choice. This game which is also known by the names of “bean bag toss”,”tailgate toss”,”corn toss”, “baggo” or simply “bags” can be played by all your family members whether they are 8 or 80.

 

Game Equipment

  • 2’x4′ boards placed at a distance of 27’ by positioning the hole center 30’ from the throwing line. The hole having a diameter of 6’ is centered 12” from each side and 9” from the top.
  • Resin filled bags measuring about 6” by 6” and having a weight of 15-16 ounces. These dual sided bags have a sticky slow side and a slicker fast side.

Game Rules

  • Each player will have 4 bags on his side and will alternatively throw the cornhole bags by targeting the opposite board but without stepping out from the pitching box.
  • Every single bag which hits the board counts for 1 point and every bag which falls inside the hole counts for 3 points.
  • Players can also opt for cancellation scoring the make the entire thing easier. Thus, if Player A throw 3 bags in the hole and 1 on the board then his total score shall be 10. Player B for example throws 1 bag in the hole and 3 on the board has a total score of 6. Player A would thus receive 4 points for the first round.
  • The cornhole game is played until any of the players reach 21 points and wins it in style.

This game is ideal for keeping your guests entertained during parties, tailgating, special events and even while trying to kill boredom at your backyard with your friends and family for company. You can easily learn this game and challenge your opponents for an exhilarating session. The cornhole court can also be set up absolutely anywhere. You don’t have to install anything unlike the game of horseshoes which require the separate installation of posts. All you need to do is place the two posts and start tossing the bags around.

Bottomline

Several people hold the view that your skill level of cornhole tends to go up when paired with right kind and amount of alcohol. This is why this game has become a nationwide favorite of mature men and women who like to have fun and share some laughs over a few pegs.

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