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2020 Kickoff Battle Details

The first installment of the 2020 Johnsonville Cornhole Championships is here!

Join us in For Lauderdale, FL for the first ACL National of the 2019-2020 season, the ACL Kickoff Battle. The event will take place at the Broward County Convention Center.

There will be a guaranteed minimum payout of $40,000 for this event with scheduled events including Pro/Advanced/Competitive/Intermediate Singles, Junior Doubles, College Doubles, Pro/Advanced/Competitive/Intermediate Doubles, Women's Doubles, Seniors' Doubles, Pro/Advanced/Competitive/Intermediate Blind Draw, Crew Cup Shootout, and Sit 'n Go Blind Draws. 

All divisions will either have a guaranteed payout or a percentage of entry fees payout. For those listed below with guaranteed payouts, if the listed guaranteed payout is less than 70% of all the entry fees collected for the event, the payout will increase to 70% of the total entry fees collected for that event.

$10,000 Pro Doubles
$10,000 Pro Singles
$10,000 Pro Blind Draw 
$10,000 Women’s Doubles (or 70% of the entry fees)
$500 Pitch for Cash During Commercial Breaks of ESPN Live Broadcast (must be present in stands during broadcast to be eligible)

ESPN Network Coverage

-ESPN3 LIVE broadcast 8 pm EST Friday 1/31/20 will include bracket finals of Pro Doubles and Women's Doubles. Competitive/Intermediate Doubles as well as Advanced Crew Cup shown with time permitting.

-ESPN Recorded Broadcast 1-3 pm EST Sunday 2/2/19 will include the four team playoff of Pro Doubles and the Women's Doubles Final. Pro Singles Final used as fifth filler match, if necessary.
-ALL TOURNAMENTS WILL BE PLACED ON HOLD WHEN ESPN BROADCASTS BEGIN

ACL Digital Network Coverage

-Some events not covered on ESPN Network broadcasts will be live streamed to the ACL Digital Network absolutely FREE https://watch.iplayacl.com.. Current tentative schedule includes Women's Doubles, Pro Doubles, Pro Singles, and Pro Blind Draw.

Schedule of Events (ALL events are listed as local EST)

Day 1 (1/31):
NOTE: Registration closes 30 minutes prior to start times!
9 am - Pro/Advanced Crew Cup Shootout - 64 teams max - 70% payout
9 am - Competitive/Intermediate Crew Cup Shootout - 64 teams max - 60% payout
9 am - Women’s Doubles - 32 teams max
9 am - Senior Doubles - 32 teams max - 70% payout
2 pm* - Pro Doubles  
2 pm* - Advanced Singles - 96 players max - 70% payout
4:30 pm - Competitive Doubles - 64 teams max - 60% payout
4:30 pm - Intermediate Doubles - 64 teams max - 50% payout
8 pm - ESPN3 Broadcast
TBD - "Madan Time" Sit N Gos $10

Day 2 (2/1):
NOTE: Registration closes 30 minutes prior to start times!
TBD - ACL Pro Special Event
9 am - Advanced Doubles - 64 teams max - 70% payout
9 am - Competitive Singles - 96 players max - 60% payout
9 am - Intermediate Singles - 96 players max - 50% payout
12:30 pm - Pro Singles
4 pm - Advanced Blind Draw - 64 teams max - 70% payout
4 pm - Competitive Blind Draw - 64 teams max - 60% payout
4 pm - Intermediate Blind Draw - 64 teams max - 50% payout
TBD - "Madan Time" Sit N Gos $10

Day 3 (2/2):
NOTE: Registration closes 30 minutes prior to start times!
9 am - Pro Blind Draw (will pause at 12:30 pm)
9 am - Open Big Blind Draw (will pause at 12:30 pm) - 64 teams max - 70% payout
9 am - Junior Doubles - 32 teams max - Winner gets bid to Junior Champ.
9 am - College Doubles - 32 teams max - Winner gets bid to 2020 NCCC
1 pm - ESPN Broadcast
TBD - "Madan Time" Sit N Gos $10

*Could be pushed back up to 1 hour depending on length of Crew Cup Shootout matches.


***All Players and Fans must abide by the ACL Player and Fan Code of Conduct***

***Schedule is always subject to change. Start times of events may be delayed if prior tournaments run longer than scheduled***

***On-site registration MAY be available one hour prior to the start of each event if space is available and time permits, but is not guaranteed. A full registration cutoff list will be posted in this event page as well as emailed to all competitors***

***Registration is first come, first serve at http://app.iplayacl.com, upon selling out of an event, we will begin a waiting list***

***Registration will open no later that 11/15/19 and pre registration will close 1/25/20***

***All registration questions should be sent to stephanie@iplaycornhole.com***

***All times listed are local EST time***

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