Corn Hole Rules Simplified
All teams will play a best of three, single elimination tournament. Each game
is played until 21 points are accumulated by a single team.
Doubles Play- Two contestants are partners against another team of two contestants; in singles play a contestant competes against another contestant. In doubles play, one member of each team pitches from one cornhole platform and the other members pitch from the other cornhole platform.
Innings - Every Cornhole / Corn Toss match is broken down into innings of play. During each inning of play each contestant must pitch all four corn bags.
Value Of The Corn Bag -
Corn Bag In-The-Hole - A corn bag in-the-hole (or Hole-In) is a corn bag which is thrown through the hole in the cornhole platform or otherwise
comes to rest inside the cornhole platform (knocked in by another player or an act of God). A corn bag in-the-hole has a value of three
Corn Bag In-The-Count - A corn bag that is not in-the-hole but lands with any portion of the corn bag resting on the cornhole platform is in-the-count. A corn bag in-the-count has a value of one point. For a corn bag to be in-the-count, it must not touch the ground or any other portion of the court prior to coming to rest on the cornhole platform. If a corn bag touches the ground before coming to rest on the cornhole platform, it is a foul and must be removed from the cornhole platform prior to the continuation of play.
Corn Bag Out-Of-The-Count - A corn bag ,which comes to rest anywhere except in-the-count or in-the-hole is out-of-the-count and has no scoring value.