Top Dog Tournament is premier cornhole event


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Posted Online: Feb. 10, 2013, 10:26 pm
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Marc Nesseler, nesseler@qconline.com
The premier cornhole event of the winter is back for a fourth year, with the Top Dog Tournament being held on Saturday, March 2, at the Dixon VFW, 1560 Franklin Grove road. The bring-your-own-partner tournament will have A, B and C divisions. The A division will be $60 per team; the B division will be $40 per team; and the C division will be $30 per team. There again will be prizes for the best team name and the best team shirts.

On Friday, March 1, there will be a blind draw tournament at the Dixon VFW, with a $15 entry that will include free pizza. There will be a jersey giveaway that night also. There will be a singles only tournament on Sunday, with details to be announced.

Besides the bags action, there's more to the Top Dog. There will be a 50/50 raffle, with the 2012 winner netting $1,500. There again will be a silent auction with items from NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL and NCAA teams. ABags Tournament

The premier cornhole event of the winter is back for a fourth year, with the Top Dog Tournament being held on Saturday, March 2, at the Dixon VFW, 1560 Franklin Grove road. The bring-your-own-partner tournament will have A, B and C divisions. The A division will be $60 per team; the B division will be $40 per team; and the C division will be $30 per team. There again will be prizes for the best team name and the best team shirts.

On Friday, March 1, there will be a blind draw tournament at the Dixon VFW, with a $15 entry that will include free pizza. There will be a jersey giveaway that night also. There will be a singles only tournament on Sunday, with details to be announced.

Besides the bags action, there's more to the Top Dog. There will be a 50/50 raffle, with the 2012 winner netting $1,500. There again will be a silent auction with items from NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL and NCAA teams. A Texas Hold'em Poke tournament will play out 80 percent, with 20 percent going to the Granny Rose Animal Shelter. The buy-in will be $50, with tow $25 re-buys available. A Top Dog darts tournament and post-tournament party will be held at The Corner Spot Bar & Grill less than two miles from the Elks Lodge.

Those with questions can call Rudy Rutherford at (815) 440-4096 or e-mail him at robert.rutherford@comcast.net.

















 



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