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7/24/2014 8:49:00 PM
Sweet Corn Fest bags tourney to benefit Relay for Life

NT Staff

MENDOTA — Preregistration for the Sweet Corn Festival bags tournament on Saturday, Aug. 9 is now available by contacting the Mendota Area Chamber of Commerce at (815) 539-6507.

The tournament is sponsored by Relay for Life of the Upper Illinois Valley, and half of the money raised will be donated to the American Cancer Society. The other half will be paid out to winning teams.

Entry fee is $40 for each two-person team and each team will be guaranteed three matches. The total amount of prize money will depend on the number of teams participating but there will be a limit to the number of teams allowed in the tournament. Teams can bring their own bags or use the ones provided. Individuals can participate and will be paired into teams.

Preregistration will continue until 10 a.m. Aug. 9 with the tournament starting at 11 a.m. in the beer garden area on Main Street.

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