Disc Golf started really booming in 2010 and shows no signs of slowing down. While there are nearly 6,300 courses across the US and Canada, according to the Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA), did you know Illinois is a hotbed for Disc Golf activity? The PGDA Ledgestone Insurance Open, in Peoria, IL, is the most recognizable disc golf event in the world.
Learn more at www.PGDA.com.
Cornhole, also known as “bags,” is considered a yard or tailgating game by many, but for the American Cornhole Organization (ACO) 2018 saw 20 regional tournaments across the country. Learn more at www.AmericanCornhole.com.
3. Obstacle Course Races
There are dozens of different obstacle course races looking for destinations, from Tough Mudder to Spartan Races and Warrior Dash to Savage Race… and many more. While you will need to look to different websites specific to each style of race, look at what your community has to offer in space, community involvement, and sponsorship to see if this type of event is a fit for your planning skills and region.
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