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July 20, 2019


Prairie Meadows, Altoona, IA, July 20, 11am

ATTENTION Des Moines Area Corhhole/Bags fans and players! Come out to watch some stellar bag-slinging skills in the culmination of our statewide qualifying bag events amidst the running of the horses! Four winning 2-person teams will square off in two semifinal matches and the championship match to crown the best team in the state! You can also enjoy Prairie Meadows’ horse races, delicious concessions and take some of their money home too after our event!

But before the tournament games, for a low $10 charitable contribution to American Brawn, join in on the hilariously fun and challenging American Brawn Bag-Olympics! Points will be earned as individual participants play a number of bag-related games including Brawnster Bags (40’ throw), Hole Shot (throws into a hole in a small flat board), Back-to-Back Boards, Lightning Round bags and more! Most total points wins a $100 prize and a T-Shirt! Pre-registration not required.

The mission of American Brawn is to help raise awareness and STOP Soldier suicide and to provide funding to area First Responders for lifesaving equipment. You can help by having fun!

Thanks to Prairie Meadows for hosting us, and to G&H Asphalt for sponsoring the championship and Bag-Olympics purse-money at this inaugural event! Check them out at https://www.gandhasphalt.com/.

June-July 2019

Grab a partner and compete to WIN prize money and awards to more than DOUBLE your team entry fee! Winners advance, best out of 3 games. Double elimination tournament, losers' bracket will play one and done. Winning teams of Central, Eastern, Northeastern and Southern Iowa qualifiers will square off for semifinals and the championship match at Prairie Meadows in Altoona, IA July 20. Runner up teams will be called up if area winners are unable to compete. Our Mission is to raise awareness and help STOP Soldier suicide and to provide funding to area First Responders for lifesaving equipment. You can help by having fun! $40 per team advanced registration, $45 day of the event. Register here! Register NOW!

  • CENTRAL IOWA, June 2nd--11:00am at Great Escape, 655 NE 56th St. in Pleasant Hill, IA (Rain date is July 7th)
  • NORTHEASTERN IOWA, June 8--11:00 am at Isle Casino Hotel, 777 Isle of Capri Blvd, Waterloo, IA
  • EASTERN IOWA, June 16—Hotel Grinnell, 925 Park St, Grinnell, IA
  • SOUTHERN IOWA, June 29—Lakeside Casino, 777 Casino Drive, Osceola, IA 50213

May 18, 2019

American Brawn Launch Gala

American Brawn Launch Gala fundraiser will be held at the Jasper Winery 2400 George Flagg Pkwy in Des Moines, Iowa. If you are interested in attending you can reserve a table of eight for $500 or reserve single admissions at $65 per person. Space is limited so call, email or order soon. Attire is business Casual and patriotic colors or accessories are encouraged. This evening is being held to respectfully pay tribute to the amazing United States of America's Veterans, Military Personnel and First Responders and will include the honorable presence of many of those we are paying tribute to and will consist of "heavy hors d'oeuvres, social time and mingling, a brief program about our charity, display of awesome USA-made machines, musical entertainment and fundraising auction.

Corporate Sponsorships Available.