Owensboro Hosting Cornhole Championships

Hundreds of cornhole players from across the country are in Owensboro this week to crown the best in the game.

The World Championships of Cornhole started Wednesday at the Owensboro Convention Center.

Officials with the American Cornhole Organization said 400 competitors from 27 states will face off for the four-day competition.

This is the first year the championships have been held in Owensboro.

Many competitors played in regional and national events before playing in this week's event.

The tournament was moved to Owensboro from Knoxville, Tennessee.

A regional competition is scheduled for the Convention Center next January.

(This story was originally published on July 26, 2017)


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