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State Games introduces a new event

Published: Jul. 11, 2020 at 11:20 PM CDT
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MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - As the state games continue to go on throughout the state of Mississippi. Meridian got to host the newest event, corn hole.

This was the game’s first year having cornhole and sixty-eight competitors came out to the Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience to compete.

The State Games of Mississippi hosted its first annual corn hole event.
The State Games of Mississippi hosted its first annual corn hole event.(WTOK- Travis Pettis)

The event had two divisions: adult singles and adult doubles with three different levels of competition.

Adam Vance the commissioner of the event was excited to be able to host this new event in Meridian.

“It’s good to be able to get out and interact with people while maintaining social distances and safety COVID-19 safety,” said Vance. “I really think it’s a thing, a sport that can bring the city together.”

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