Bean Baggers To Compete For Thousands At Park
By: Diane Turner-Hurns
Journal & Topics Reporter
Competitors will be able to win thousands in prize money at the MB Financial Park in Rosemont’s annual “Battle of the Bags” event this Saturday, Sept. 12 beginning at noon.
Players must register to participate in the event which has two divisions -- competitive and social.
The bean bag competition division will have a maximum of 64 two team entries and $5,000 in prize money.
MB Financial Park Event Manager Sarah Clemmensen said the village of Rosemont will match the prize money up to $2,000.
The cost per team to register the day of the event is $60 per team. The early bird, advanced registration fee is $50.
For the social division there will be cash and gift certificate prizes. The registration fee is $30 per team and there will be 64 two-person teams.
For registration information go to rosemont.com/mbfinancialpark. Also, MB Financial Park at Rosemont’s 24-hour hotline is 847-430-4338.
Music, refreshments will be available. Check in begins at noon. Officials note all advanced registrations were to have been received by Sept. 4.