From the Wires
Man Crates And American Cornhole Go For Guinness World Record For World's Largest Cornhole Game This January
Massive Board Over 10X Standard Cornhole Board with Huge Bags Launched from a Trebuchet
By: PR Newswire
Dec. 5, 2012 06:57 PM
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ManCrates.com, makers of awesome gifts for guys, and American Cornhole, LLC announced today plans to set the Guinness World Record for the World's Largest Cornhole Board. The event and trebuchet launch will take place January 9-12, 2013 at the ACO World Championships of Cornhole, VII at Harrah's Casino Tunica, MS.
"We have had this idea in the works for months and are very excited to announce it is officially happening thanks to our awesome partners. There have been big boards and world record attempts in the past but we are confident we will set the definitive Guinness World Record this January in Tunica," said Jon Beekman, CEO/Founder of Man Crates.
"Cornhole synonymous with tailgating and backyard fun, enjoyed by millions of all ages, is about to take center stage. No longer will the game be just a whisper. The ACO, the governing body of the sport of cornhole, is proud to partner with ManCrates.com as we make a World Record Pitch for the Guinness Cornhole Board World Record. Game On," said Frank Geers, President of American Cornhole, LLC.
Starting today, cornhole fans around the world can join this monumental journey by following the Man Crates Facebook page for photos and up-to-date news on the building of the board, test launches and the grand finale unveiling event.
Man Crates has also partnered with "Cinderella's Revenge" an official Punkin Chunkin trebuchet team from Maryland to oversee the spectacular launch, sending gigantic oversize bags across football field length distances.
The official unveiling and launch will be held on Wednesday January 9, 2013. The launch will kick off the start of the ACO World Championships of Cornhole VII, a weekend-long event bringing together competitors from around the world to compete in a series of cornhole events.
In recognition of this Guinness World Record Event American Cornhole is offering a 10% SAVINGS on ALL shop merchandise through the weekend of this World Record event. Simply add ManCrates to the coupon code at checkout.to receive your Special Savings. Visit www.americancornhole.com to Save Now!
Special thanks to all of our partners including, Harrah's Casino Tunica, Heritage Paper, Mississippi Development Authority, Tunica Mississippi Visitor's Bureau and Twisted Tea.
For more information, visit www.facebook.com/mancrates
About Man Crates
We say 'no' to ugly neckties, aftershave and executive trinkets. We don't save wrapping paper, we don't do ribbons. We ship bragworthy gifts for guys. Gifts that you can't wait to arrive because you know the recipient will love opening them. Gifts that people gather round at the office, people following the sounds of wood being torn from wood by the included, laser-engraved crowbar. We are Man Crates, and we deliver awesome gifts for men. www.mancrates.com
About American Cornhole
Established in 2005 and headquartered in Milford, Ohio. American Organization, the ACO, is the governing body for the sport of cornhole. Offering official cornhole rules, sanctioned products, tournament listings, and comprehensive information about cornhole events. www.americancornhole.com
For all media inquiries, please contact:
Man Crates, Tobias Coffman
Phone: (866) 902-7260 ext 705
Ken Geers, American Cornhole
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