Race fans will have the opportunity to enjoy a favorite tailgating pastime during May race weekends at Charlotte Motor Speedway as Speedway Children’s Charities teams up with the American Cornhole Organization to host the Scotts Turf Builder Cornhole Classic.

The Cornhole Classic will help kick off Coca-Cola 600 Weekend festivities with a 64-team double-elimination tournament starting Friday, May 28 at 3 p.m., and continuing Saturday, May 29 at 10 a.m., with the championship match held Sunday, May 30 at 2 p.m.

Fans participating in the classic will have the opportunity to not only showcase their great cornhole skills, but also win some spectacular awards. The prizes are as follows:

Championship Package:
$500.00
Two suite tickets to the Bank of America 500, October 15, and the Dollar General 300, October 16

Runner-Up:
$200.00
Two suite tickets to the Dollar General 300, October 16

Top Qualifier:
$200.00
Two tickets to the Bank of America 500, October 15

Second Place Qualifier:
$150.00
Two tickets to the Dollar General 300, October 16

Third Place Qualifier:
An American Cornhole Board Set and Backyard Barkeep Score Stand

In addition to the double-elimination tournament Coca-Cola 600 Weekend, a social cornhole tournament presented by Scotts Turf Builder will be held in conjunction with the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race, May 21 at noon and May 22 at 2 p.m. The general public will be granted “open play” in-between official tournament times to perfect their cornhole skills.

The social Scotts Turf Builder Cornhole Classic will award the top three finishing teams an All-Star prize pack consisting of gift cards, race gear and other great prizes.

Registration for the Scotts Turf Builder Cornhole Classic Coca-Cola 600 Weekend is $40 per team while the cost of the social tournament NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Weekend is just $20 per team. All interested fans can register online at www.charlotte.speedwaycharities.org/events/.

For more information on the Scotts Turf Builder Cornhole Classic and other upcoming events, visit www.speedwaycharities.org or contact Amanda Hollingsworth at (704) 701-6083.

About Speedway Children's Charities
The mission of Speedway Children's Charities remains true to the ideals it was founded upon in 1982: To care for children in educational, financial, social and medical need in order to help them lead productive lives. SCC provides funding for hundreds of non-profit organizations throughout the nation that meet the direct needs of children. Our vision is that every child has the same opportunities no matter what obstacle they are facing.