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ACO Go the Distance Festival,
hosted by Field of Dreams Movie Site

 



Date:
 August 26, 27 & 28, 2022

 

What: Three day festival filled with tailgating, live music and cornhole competitions

 

The Field of Dreams, released in 1989, is a movie that has inspired millions and became an Academy Award nominee for “Best Picture of the Year.” Welcome to this home, this farm, this baseball field, this little piece of heaven on earth. Welcome to this place where reality mixes with fantasy and dreams can come true.

 

WHAT BETTER PLACE TO HOLD A SUMMERTIME CORNHOLE FESTIVAL WITH TWO ACO TOURNAMENTS?

 


 

Two Cornhole Tournaments,
One Great Weekend.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Friday and Saturday Qualifiers: Open to anyone
  • Sunday ACO Dream Team Invitational: Open to the top 24 teams from the Friday & Saturday Qualifiers, plus any ACO Corny 40 player

ENTRY FEE:

  • $125 per Team for Qualifier entry Buy tickets here
  • Entry fee $295.00 per team ($147.50) SAVINGS OF $205 PER TEAM
  • Free entry for any ACO Corny 40 Player in the Sunday ACO Dream Team Invitational (must bring their own partner)

ENTRY INCLUDES:

  • (2) Event T-Shirts
  • (2) Drink Tickets (alcohol or non-alcohol)
  • (2) Home Tour Tickets

PRIZES – Qualifier Rounds:

  • Trophies for top teams


$25,000 GUARANTEED PURSE – Sunday Invitational:

  • First Place = $5,000
  • Second Place = $2,400
  • Top 4 (2 spots) = $2,000 each
  • Top 8 (4 spots) = $1,000 each
  • Top 16 (8 spots) = $500 each
  • Top 32 (16 spots) = $250 each
  • Top 64 (16 spots) = $100 each

FORMAT:

  • Limit 24 Teams in the Friday & Saturday Qualifier rounds
  • Single elimination, best 2 of 3 format
  • Minimum Two Game guarantee
  • Minimum of eight game guarantee – unless team qualifies early. Once a team qualifies for the final field of 64, they are not eligible to compete in other qualifiers (No credit or money back to teams that qualify early)
  • Top Teams from each Friday and Saturday Qualifier (minimum of 6) earn free entry into the final field of 64 teams in the Sunday ACO Dream Team Invitational
  • Final tournament structure TBD, based on total participation



ELIGIBILITY:

  • Open to all Season 17, Corny 40 players

FREE ENTRY

ENTRY INCLUDES:

  • 1 free night hotel stay Saturday August 28, 2022 for each Corny Forty participant
  • ACO Field of Dreams Corny 40 Jersey (to be worn during tournament play)

PRIZES:

  • Trophies for top 4 players
  • First Place Prize: Vacation stay from Go the Distance: “Kinsella Family Experience,” the ultimate Field of Dreams Movie Site package including an all-expenses paid trip to the movie site, an overnight stay in the Farm House, guided tours inside the house, movie site apparel, and more!

FORMAT:

  • Single Elimination single game, up to the Semi Finals
  • Semi Finals and Finals to be played as best 2 of 3 on the Center Court in The Barn (event center)

 


 

Schedule of Events

 

Friday – August 26, 2022

Courts Open: 8:00AM


ACO DREAM TEAM QUALIFIER #1

9:30AM

ACO DREAM TEAM QUALIFIER #2
3:00PM

 

Saturday – August 27, 2022

Courts Open: 8:00AM

ACO DREAM TEAM QUALIFIER #3
9:30AM

ACO CORNY 40 CLASSIC HOSTED BY FIELD OF DREAMS MOVIE SITE
10:00AM

ACO DREAM TEAM QUALIFIER #4
3:00PM 

 

Sunday – August 28, 2022

Courts Open: 8:00AM

ACO DREAM TEAM INVITATIONAL HOSTED BY FIELD OF DREAMS MOVIE SITE

LOCATION: Outdoors / Final games in the Field of Dreams Barn (event center)


10:00  First 32 matches on 32 courts

11:30  Final field of 32 matches on 16 courts

 1:00  Sweet 16:  8 matches on 8 courts

 2:30  Elite 8:  4 matches on 4 courts

 3:00  Final 4, in the Barn

 4:30  Semifinals, in the Barn

 6:00  Finals, in the Barn

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