If your favorite summer past time is playing a rousing game of cornhole with friends, you now have the perfect way to kick off summer in Rockford this Memorial Day weekend.

American Cornhole Association is putting on a 3 day bag tournament, a.k.a. cornhole tournament, at the UW Health Sports Factory on S Madison in Rockford this Memorial Day weekend. The festivities will begin Friday, May 26 at 5 p.m. with open cornhole play, then the tournament action will begin Saturday morning with $500 in cash up for grabs!

Here's all the must-know tournament details from gorockford.com:

  • Rockford Cornhole Tournament ONE

    Doubles Cornhole Tournament (bring your own partner)
    Double Elimination (2 game minimum)
    $500.00 Guaranteed Purse
    Payout to the top 4 teams
    $200 First / $140 Second / $80 Third / $60 Fourth
    $25.00 per team entry online / $40.00 walk ups
    Gates open: 9:30AM
    Bags fly: 10:30AM 

  • Rockford Cornhole Tournament TWO

    Doubles Cornhole Tournament (bring your own partner)
    Double Elimination (2 game minimum)
    $500.00 Guaranteed Purse
    Payout to the top 4 teams
    $200 First / $140 Second / $80 Third / $60 Fourth
    $25.00 per team entry online / $40.00 walk ups
    Bags fly at 3:00PM or following Tournament #1

There are ways to save additional money on your tournament entry, so be sure to check out the Rockford Cornhole Tournament's event page here and get yourself signed up now.