If you don’t come from the Midwest, you may have never heard of the game called Cornhole. It has been around for many years but its popularity has been expanding quite strongly in recent years. Cornhole is a fun and additive outdoor game. It is also sometimes called bean bag game. It is sort of similar to many other outdoor games, including horseshoes and washers, but it unique in it’s own ways. So for those of you who would like to know how the game is played, here are some details.
The game of cornhole consists of two slanted boards which each measure 2′ x 4′. Each board has a 6″ hole which is drilled near the upper end of each board. Players use small cotton bags filled with dried corn.
The objective of the game is for players to throw the cornhole bag to the slanted platform and get it to slide to the upper end of the platform and into the hole. If they can do this, the player earns 3 points.
It is possible for a player to earn one point if he is able to land the cornhole bag on the slanted board and it doesn’t slide off. The objective of the game is for a player to reach 21 points and win.
The game of cornhole is broken down into innings. For each inning, the goal is for a player to throw four cornhole bags at the board in order to try to score. The players alternate their throws until all four bags have been thrown.
Upon completion, the points are added up and the bags which remain on the board and removed. There are many subtleties and strategies involved during each inning. A player may land his/her bag on the board and think he …