Wizards hosting a cornhole tournament

March 29, 2013
(Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post)
(Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post)

NBA games aren’t exactly the environment that makes you think of traditional tailgating, but perhaps the Wizards are looking to change that. On the afternoon of the Pacers game on April 6, the team is hosting a cornhole tournament on the Verizon Center concourse.

From the announcement:

“The First annual Washington Wizards Cornhole Tournament – a beanbag bonanza that will determine the best bag tossers in DC.  Boards will be placed throughout the Verizon Center concourse, with teams facing off in pools before weeding down to a final head-to-head bracket which will determine the winner of our $500 cash prize.”

Weird.

That game also happens to be the setting for the Wizards Championship 35th Anniversary celebration, so it looks like they’re turning it into an all-day extravaganza. Someone start a Bog team and make us proud.

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