How To Play Cornhole

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1. Throw the cornhole bag into the hole. Sounds easy but it's a lot harder then it sounds. Below you will find some instructions on how to play cornhole.

2. Rules say the cornhole boards should be placed 27 feet a part, measured from the front of the cornhole boards.

3. Players stand to the side of the cornhole boards. Your foot should not pass the front of the cornhole board when throwing the cornhole bags.

4. If a cornhole bag touches the ground then bounces onto the cornhole board it doesn't count as a point.

5. Landing your cornhole bag on the cornhole board counts as 1 point. If your cornhole bag goes into the hole it counts as 3 points. If your opponent scores points, those points are subtracted from your point total. So if you score 3 points in a round and your opponent scores 3 points that same round, the points are a wash and nobody scores points that round.

6. Whoever scored the most points the previous round tosses the cornhole bags first the following round.

7. First person to score 21 points or more wins. You do not need to score exactly 21 points to win, you can score more then 21 points. So if your final score is 23 points you are the winner, anything 21 points or higher wins the game.

 

Tips To Winning A Game Of Cornhole

1. Learn to throw the cornhole bag flat. When your cornhole bag is traveling through the air is should be as flat as possible with a small front downward angle.

2. Learn to spin your cornhole bag. When your cornhole bag is traveling through the air is should be spinning.

3. Use professional cornhole bags. These cornhole bags are dual sided. One side has premium duck twill while the other side has suede. This allows you to use strategy while playing. If you want to stick the cornhole bag in front of the hole to block your opponent from scoring you use the sticky suede side of the bag. If you have your cornhole bag in front of the hole and you want to push it in and score you use the slippery duck twill side of the cornhole bag.

4. Practice. As with any sport if you want to be good it takes practice to create muscle memory. It sounds easy to throw a bag into a hole but as you will find out its easier said then done.