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Lock 3

Lock 3 is located next to the Akron Civic Theatre on Main street downtown and is Akron's home for summer and winter family-fun entertainment. Since it's opening in 2003, Lock 3 has hosted more than 2 million visitors. From May through September, Lock 3 features weekend concerts under the open skies, Akron's biggest festivals, a weekly farmers market, a large number of community events and hosts the City of Akron's official 4th of July fireworks display. Winter is a blast at Lock 3, with a host of attractions including Ohio's largest seasonal outdoor ice skating rink, Reindeer Run sledding hill, holiday shopping, a winter farmers market, Archie the Snowman and more. Winter at Lock 3 kicks off every year with the Downtown Holiday Lighting Ceremony exploding the night sky with fireworks.


Email: Lock3@akronohio.gov

Phone: (330) 375-2877

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Our Sponsors

The City of Akron
Akron General Medical Center
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Miller Light
The University of Akron
Downtown Akron Partnership
Hitchcock Fleming & Associates
Coca Cola
Glen Stephens
Miller Fortune
Akron Civic Theatre
Metro PCS
Cascade Auto Group
Rubber City Harley-Davidson
Hilton Hotels & Resorts


Win Your Fortune at Cornhole! Presented by Miller Fortune

$1,000.00 GRAND PRIZE!!

Tournament dates are: June 6, June 13, June 20, June 27, July 18, July 25, August 1, and August 8 and will be played at Lock 3 during Rock The Lock.

Registration starts at 6 pm. First toss at 7 pm.

Registration is a first come first serve basis. Space is limited. Double elimination tournament.

$20 per team (2 people) includes:
o Double elimination Cornhole tourney
o 2 drink tickets (soda or beer) per person

The 1st and 2nd place finishers from each week will be invited to play in the Tournament of Champions.

Tournament of Champions will take place on August 15 (rain date of August 22).

Only actual qualifying participants are eligible to participate. No substitutes are permitted. No exceptions!

You can only occupy one qualifying position for the Tournament of Champions, but you may continue to participate in the weekly tournaments. If you have already qualified, the 3rd place team from the weekly tournament will be eligible.

We will be following the American Cornhole Association (ACA) Official Rules - www.playcornhole.org

First team to reach (or exceed) 21 points will be declared the winner. For each bag on the board, 1 point will be awarded to the team. For each bag in the hole, 3 points will be awarded to the team.

Cancellation Scoring - only non cancelled bags are counted in the score for the inning.

No bouncing on to the board - remove the bag before the next throw. If a bag touches the ground, it does not count in the scoring.

Team that scores the most points, throws first in the next round

First to 21 or over wins, no negative points for exceeding. Must finish the last tosses of the inning.

Tournament Director will keep the official bracket. They have final ruling in all judgement calls.