SHREVEPORT, LA - The Shreveport Convention Center will host the 2022 Choctaw Casino & Resort Durant TCL – Signature Series #1 Shreveport – TCL Points Series, September 15-17, 2022.
The Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission partnered with the Shreveport Convention Center along with the Hilton Shreveport to welcome 800+ cornhole players for a two-day competition with a $25K guaranteed payout next month.
“Cornhole is a rapidly growing sport, and we are thrilled TCL has chosen Shreveport-Bossier City for two of their seven signature series destinations,” said Sara Nelms, Director for the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission. “We will kick off and end the 2022-2023 TCL season in Shreveport-Bossier City. The two combined events will bring an estimated $1.5 million in economic impact to our community between the two events and we look forward to continuing our relationship with TCL.. We are also grateful for our partnership with the Shreveport Convention Center and the Hilton Shreveport, along with our local business partners, to implement a successful sporting event for our guests from out of town and our community.”
The Hilton Shreveport is the host hotel and all tournament play will take place at the Shreveport Convention Center. The opening night kickoff party will be hosted at the Phoenix nightclub to kickoff the weekend.
“The Choctaw Casino & Resort Durant is excited to be the official title and point sponsor for the 2022-2023 TCL Signature Series and is excited to be the official casino of the TCL and its 10,000 plus competitors. We are excited about kicking off this year’s season in the Shreveport-Bossier market in September, along with signature series stops in Fort Worth, Dallas, West Texas, Irving and back to Shreveport-Bossier City next June for the TCL League Championships before heading to Durant, Oklahoma to host the inaugural Choctaw Casino & Resort Durant Tournament of Champions June 25-27 at our flagship property”, said Joan Botts, Regional Director for the Choctaw Casino & Resort Durant.
The 2 1/2 Day Signature Series events will include Open, Competitive and Social Doubles, Open, Competitive and Social Singles with two drop down tier brackets for each division. There will be a $25K guaranteed payout.
Entry fees for singles are $40 for the Open Division, $30 for the Competitive Division, and $25 for the Social Division. Entry fees for doubles are $60 per person for the Open Division, $50 per person for the Competitive Division, and $35 per person for the Social Division. PRO Players will only be able to play with A or lower players for Open Doubles in the Signature Series. Check out our website www.tclcornhole.com to register or to find help deciding what division to play.
All Signature Series events require advance registration and payment to be completed the Monday before the event by 9:00am. Late registration from Monday after 9:01 am until 1 hour before start time of event will require an additional $20 for entry per person per event. There will be no refunds for registrations after 12:01 am on the Monday before the event.
“We are very excited about partnering with the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission to continue bringing Shreveport-Bossier City and the great state of Louisiana two of our key TCL signature series during the 2022-2023 season.” said Chad Jacobson, Commissioner of the Texas Cornhole League. “Cornhole is a sport that can be played both professionally and socially and we look forward to continuing our expansion of TCL to Louisiana residents.”
NOTE TO MEDIA: The signature series schedule of events can be found at www.tclcornhole.com