If you can aim and toss a corn bag 30 feet, you can master the game of bags! The 2016 First Place Team will win the Ultimate Hawkeye Tailgating Kit (valued at more than $350) comprised of:
- (2) wooden board bags sets
- (2) tickets to the Iowa vs Miami game
- Other tailgating goodies
What is Bags?
Bags is similar to horseshoes except you use wooden boxes called bags platforms and bags instead of horseshoes and metal stakes. Contestants take turns pitching their bags onto the platform until a contestant reaches the score of 21 points. A bag in the hole scores 3 points, while one on the platform scores 1 point.
Cost is $50 per team to include 2 beverage tickets, 2 Block Party tickets and 2 koozies. The adult tournament will take place at 2pm in the High Porch Block Party grounds, located in the Marriott south parking lot. Free play for attendees of any age is encouraged after tournament play!
Registration for the 2017 tournament will be open this summer.