2nd Annual Cornhole Major set for Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. – “To have a pro-level sport come to town is pretty amazing in and of itself, now to have a venue that matches that level you know a pro bright and shiny beautiful new facility that we can invite the public down to come to see at no charge this weekend,” voiced the Director of Sports Development for Travel Medford, Brad King.

This is the second year of a three-year contract with the American Cornhole Organization, and Director of Sports Development Brad King is excited to see the boost to our local economy.

King stated, “On average, athletes drop a lot of money when they’re out of town and traveling for sporting events so think of not just the hotels but restaurants and even retail.”

Thirteen different states will be represented in this tournament. The public is invited and admission is free.

“To be able to mingle with pros and just to be able to talk with pros and get to know people with the A.C.O organization,” added organizer of a local group ‘Bullydog’, Andrea Smith.

No matter your age, there is something for you at Rogue X this weekend.

King said, “We’ve got the junior division which has young kids, we’ve got a couple of nationally ranked kids that are gonna be playing in that, all the way up to the seniors.”

And they promise to deliver with a top prize of $5,000.

“Our members will bring a good game, bring lots of love, and lots of fun and laughs,” Smith promises.

So make sure you come out to one of the hottest events of the year so far. It’s going to be hosted at the brand-new Rogue X facility this Friday and Saturday.

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NBC5 News Reporter and Weekend Anchor Demetrious Gamble graduated as valedictorian from the Dan Patrick School of Sportscasting at Full Sail University with a degree in Communications. Before joining NBC5 News, Demetrious produced, anchored, and reported at KREX in Grand Junction, CO. He is a Louisiana native who loves sports, video games, fitness, and great food.
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