EVENT CALENDAR

The Throwdown: Charity Cornhole Tournament

  • BEST BET
    DATE: August 9 2014, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Cost:
    $50.
    CATEGORY: Sports and Recreation
    VENUE INFORMATION:
    City Park
    17th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard
    Denver, CO 80205

In a compeition of precision aim and perfect arc, this round-robin cornhole tournament will test paired teams to out-toss opponents. Twenty cornhole sets at City Park's soccer field are the scene for this annual event that guarantees three games per team with a chance to win a trophy and gift cards to Stoney's Bar & Grill and Vine Street Pub. Don't make it into the winner's circle? Participate in an auction with prizes such as a date night package from 5280 Magazine and a custom-made cornhole set to start practicing for next year. All proceeds benefit the Cottonwood Institute, an educational nonprofit with a mission to connect underserved students to the outdoors. Sat 11 a.m.

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