History

The Championship History of the King of Cornhole

The King of Cornhole is widely recognized as the title of best cornhole player in the world. The championship title has gone through a couple different eras since 2006. The first King of Cornhole champion in the Legacy Era was Matt Guy. In 2007, the King of Cornhole worked with American Cornhole, LLC and it was agreed the ACO World Champion would be named the King of Cornhole. This marked the beginning of the ACO Era.

KING OF CORNHOLE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE HISTORY

LEGACY ERA
CHAMPIONDEFEATEDEVENTLOCATIONCITYDATE
Matt GuyTheo BacaKing of Cornhole TV SeriesHippo JoesCincinnati, OH07/07/2006
Matt GuyChu FarfsingKing of Cornhole TV SeriesHippo JoesCincinnati, OH07/14/2006
Randy AthaMatt GuyKing of Cornhole TV SeriesHippo JoesCincinnati, OH07/21/2006
Mike BaileyRandy AthaKing of Cornhole TV SeriesHippo JoesCincinnati, OH07/28/2006
Randy AthaMike BaileyKing of Cornhole TV SeriesHippo JoesCincinnati, OH08/04/2006
ACO ERA
CHAMPIONDEFEATEDEVENTLOCATIONCITYDATE
Matt GuyTheo BacaKing of Cornhole I at 2006 ACO World ChampionshipsConvention CenterCovington, KY12/16/2006
Matt GuyRandy AthaKing of Cornhole II at 2007 ACO World ChampionshipsLas Vegas Sports CenterLas Vegas, NV01/26/2008
Matt GuySteve VanderverKing of Cornhole III at 2008 ACO World ChampionshipsSam Town's CasinoLas Vegas, NV01/24/2009
Matt GuySteve VanderverKing of Cornhole IV at 2009 ACO World ChampionshipsOrleans Hotel & CasinoLas Vegas, NV01/30/2010
Matt GuyGary LewisKing of Cornhole V at 2010 ACO World ChampionshipsHorseshoe Hotel & CasinoElizabeth, IN02/05/2011
Eric ZockleinIsidro HerreraKing of Cornhole VI at 2011 ACO World ChampionshipsHarrah's TunicaTunica, MS01/07/2012
Isidro HerreraEric ZockleinKing of Cornhole VII at 2012 ACO World ChampionshipsHarrah's TunicaTunica, MS01/12/2013
Bret GuyBrandon HillKing of Cornhole VIII at 2013 ACO World ChampionshipsTurfway ParkFlorence, KY07/20/2013
Jeff ReynoldsAdam HissnerKing of Cornhole IX at 2014 ACO World ChampionshipsCivic CenterCharleston, WV07/19/2014
Matt GuyJames BaldwinACO World Championships XConvention CenterKnoxville, TN07/11/2015

WORLD WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE HISTORY

This title was formerly called the Queen of Cornhole. The 2014 ACO World Championships was the last event where the women’s champion was crowned Queen of Cornhole. In 2015, the title of Queen of Cornhole would be given the female winner of the ACO World Singles tournament.

CHAMPION
DEFEATED
EVENT
LOCATION
CITY
DATE
Crystal MannMichelle PerkinsQueen of Cornhole at 2010 ACO World ChampionshipsHorseshoe Hotel & CasinoElizabeth, IN02/05/2011
Crystal MannAnne GephartQueen of Cornhole II at 2011 ACO World ChampionshipsHarrah's TunicaTunica, MS01/07/2012
Jennifer AllenCrystal MannQueen of Cornhole III at 2012 ACO World ChampionshipsHarrah's TunicaTunica, MS01/12/2013
Teresa ForseeStacia PughQueen of Cornhole IV at 2013 ACO World ChampionshipsTurfway ParkFlorence, KY07/20/2013
Stacia PughChristine PapckeQueen of Cornhole V at 2014 ACO World ChampionshipsCivic CenterCharleston, WV07/19/2014
Stacia PughChristine PapckeACO World Championships XConvention CenterKnoxville, TN07/11/2015

WORLD DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE HISTORY

CHAMPION
DEFEATED
EVENT
LOCATION
CITY
DATE
Dale Smith & Steve VanderverJay Dotson & Beau HorkyWorld Doubles Championship at 2010 ACO World ChampionshipsHorseshoe Hotel & CasinoElizabeth, IN02/05/2011
Eric Zocklein & Chase LackeyShane Andrews & Danny BlanksWorld Doubles Championship II at 2011 ACO World ChampionshipsHarrah's TunicaTunica, MS01/07/2012
Shane Andrews & Danny BlanksJay Dotson & Brandon HillWorld Doubles Championship III at 2012 ACO World ChampionshipsHarrah's TunicaTunica, MS01/12/2013
Jay Dotson & Brandon HillBret Guy & Matt GuyWorld Doubles Championship IV at 2013 ACO World ChampionshipsTurfway ParkFlorence, KY07/20/2013
Cortez Hudson & Rick MayesLester Price & Dale SmithWorld Doubles Championship V at 2014 ACO World ChampionshipsCivic CenterCharleston, WV07/19/2014
Jordan Langworthy & Frank ModlinCody Henderson & Adam HissnerACO World Championships XConvention CenterKnoxville, TN07/11/2015

WORLD SENIORS CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE HISTORY

CHAMPION
DEFEATED
EVENT
LOCATION
CITY
DATE
Tom BoboColumbus CiscoSenior Championship at 2014 ACO World ChampionshipsCivic CenterCharleston, WV07/19/2014
Trellis CiscoHaseeb HabibanACO World Championships XConvention CenterKnoxville, TN07/11/2015