Cornhole | Bean Bag Distance

Cornhole courts are most commonly played on lawn surfaces with the two cornhole boards (platforms) placed 27’ | 8.23 m apart. This distance places the holes at 33’ | 10.06 m and requires a total overall dimension of 35’ | 10.67 m. Pitching boxes at 3’x4’ | 91x122 cm are located on both sides of the 2’x4’ | 61-122 cm boards and designate the zones for players to throw from. At the front edge of the boards and pitching boxes is the foul line which players cannot pass when throwing their bean bags.

Pair of drawings with dimensions showing the regulation distances of Cornhole | Bean Bag Toss with people playing

Cornhole courts are most commonly played on lawn surfaces with the two cornhole boards (platforms) placed 27’ | 8.23 m apart. This distance places the holes at 33’ | 10.06 m and requires a total overall dimension of 35’ | 10.67 m. Pitching boxes at 3’x4’ | 91x122 cm are located on both sides of the 2’x4’ | 61-122 cm boards and designate the zones for players to throw from. At the front edge of the boards and pitching boxes is the foul line which players cannot pass when throwing their bean bags.

Dimensioned drawing of regulation pitchers boxes in a game of cornhole measuring width and depth
Common Questions
How far apart are cornhole platforms?

The front edge of cornhole platforms should be set at 27’ (8.23 m) apart with the distance between both holes measured at 33’ (10.06 m). The total space of cornhole court should be at least 280 ft2 (26 m2) to accommodate the cornhole platforms and pitching boxes.

Where do players throw from in cornhole?
Players throw their bags from either side of the cornhole platforms within the 3’x4’ (91x122 cm) pitching boxes. The feet of the throwing player must stay behind the foul line located at the front edge of the platform.
What is the cornhole throwing distance for kids?
Younger players can play cornhole from a distance of 21’ (6.4 m) between cornhole platforms.

Details

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Distance (Edge of Board): 27’ | 8.23 m
Distance (Between Holes): 33’ | 10.06 m
Distance (Total): 35’ | 10.67 m
Team Pitching Boxes: 3’x4’ | 91x122 cm
Boards | Platforms: 2’x4’ | 61-122 cm
Area: 280 ft2 | 26 m2

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Cornhole | Bean Bag Toss side elevation, side (people), plan

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