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Cornhole

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This is a game best suited for playing with a burger in hand and a grill going in the background. While the origins of the game may be unknown (some believe it to be tied to Native American tribes in Illinois, while others believe it to be related to a game started by a German farmer), it has undoubtedly taken root in backyard and tailgating culture. It is particularly strong in the U.S. around Ohio University, Michigan State University and the general area of Kentucky.

If you're really serious, the American Cornhole Association (deadass, you can find it here ) sets up tournaments for more serious players. We recommend you get some practice tosses in before you start calling yourself a "cornholio" though.

How To Play: Set the boards roughly 27 feet apart. You and your opponent then take turns throwing bean bags at the cornhole. Bags earn points by where they land, if at all, on the board. Points are counted after all bags have been thrown. If a bag lands on the board, and stays there until the end of the round, then that team earns one point. A bag that goes into the corn hole is worth 3 points. Bags that are on the ground, hanging off the board, or have bounced onto the board receive no points. At the end of the round, each team counts up their points. Only the team with the most points gains a score for the round. Their score would be the difference between the two teams' points. So, for example, if Team A received 8 points and team B received 5 points, only Team A would receive a score of 3 for the round. For more information on how to play, click here.

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