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Badger State Games hosts cornhole, pickleball this weekend

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The Badger State Games’ Winter Games continues this weekend with competitions in cornhole and pickleball. Those who medal with a gold, silver or bronze are then eligible to compete in the State Games of America taking place in Ames, Iowa, in 2021.

Here’s what’s coming up this weekend.

 Cornhole (Bean Bag Toss)

Photo courtesy Badger State Games.

This multi-day event starts today, Feb. 21, with a women’s, juniors, and seniors singles tournament. The BSG also invites everyone to participate in an open blind draw tournament today, Feb. 21, which with entry also makes you eligible to win hourly raffle prize drawings.

Double-elimination tournaments for singles and doubles begins on Feb. 22. On-site registration is available, but limited. More details available at https://www.visitwausau.com/Cornhole.

Feb. 21 and Feb. 22

Where: Central Wisconsin Convention & Expo Center Grand Ballroom, 10101 Market St., Rothschild

Feb. 21

5 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Check-in: Women’s, Juniors, Seniors, Open Blind Draw Tournament

6 p.m. Bags Fly: Women, Juniors, Seniors, Open Blind Draw Tournament

Feb. 22

8 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Check-in: Singles Tournament

9 a.m. Bags Fly: Singles Tournament

8 a.m.- 2 p.m. Check-in: Doubles Tournament

Bags Fly: Immediately following the Singles tournament

Pickleball

BSG and Sentry World have teamed up to host a series of tournaments for men’s, women’s and mixed teams. Play begins the morning of Feb. 22 for men’s and women’s doubles teams and will conclude later that evening. Play will continue Feb. 23 and will consist of a mixed doubles tournament. All events will be split into different divisions based on player skill ratings. More details available at https://www.visitwausau.com/pickleball.

Feb. 22 and Feb. 23

Where: Sentry World, 601 N. Michigan Ave., Stevens Point

Feb. 22

9 a.m. Men’s & Women’s Doubles

Feb. 23

8:30 a.m. Mixed Doubles

Badger State Games’ events are hosted in various cities and towns around Wisconsin. For information on schedules, locations, athlete sign-ups, becoming a sponsor, or volunteering, visit www.badgerstategames.org or call 715-355-8788.

Photos courtesy Badger State Games.

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