“It came about in a meeting,” VFW Post 3750 Commander Monty Parr said. “We were talking about different things we could try to try to raise some money, and one of the ideas was cornhole tournaments. Corn hole seems to be a growing trend right now, so I figured we would give that a shot.”
The shot worked. The post’s weekly Friday night tournaments have attracted scores of throwers and have provided the group with much needed revenue. Parr said the money will be used to support various VFW community projects, which include teacher of the year awards, students awards for Americanism, Patriots Pen and Voice of Democracy programs, safety program awards and funds to assist veterans in need.
Parr said the tournaments are replacing bingo, which is no longer held at the post because of the pandemic.
“I would encourage people to come out and see what it’s all about about,” Parr said of the tournaments. “Come meet some of the veterans in the community and come see what the VFW is doing in the community.”
VFW Post 3750 is located at 140 Angus Drive in Luling. Each Friday a cornhole blind draw tournament starts 7 p.m., and doors open at 6 p.m. Cost per player is $20, and phone app Scoreholio is used for registration and partner draw.