Bags to Ca$h is BACK!!
...and you can win $1,000!

Cow97 and Budweiser with Bags to Cash where the winner picks up a cool $1,000!


All you have to do is be our “Bean Bag” champ!

Here’s what you do:

  • Stop into any Bags to CA$H qualifying location every Friday night from Sept. 8th until Nov. 3rd and Thursday, Nov. 9th.

  • Sign your 2 person team up from 7:30 to 8:00. Competition starts at 8:00.

  • Play Bean bags with COW97 and Budweiser to show your Bags skills and you may be heading to a spot in the finals and if you’re the champ for the week, you’ll automatically qualify for the Bean Bag Tournament Grand Finale on Nov. 10th. 

  • The winning team of the Finals Tournament will win $1,000 in cash!



Sept. 8--The Silverado Bar - West Salem



The first qualifying winners of 2017...Jared and his partner...the "Amateur Corn Stars" from West Salem & La on their picture for more from this stop!






Sept. 15--The Vault - Rockland


Another team automatically headed to the finals...John and Rob..."Half in the Bag" from Tomah & on their pic for more of that night's action!



Sept. 22--TK's 400 Club

Sept. 29--Lizzy's Tap - Warrens

Oct. 6--Wildcat Bar - Ontario

Oct. 13--Sunset Tavern - Black River Falls

Oct. 20--Rite Spot - Sparta

Oct. 27--Sloopy's - La Crosse

Nov. 3--The Strike Zone - Tomah

(Thur.) Nov. 9--Bleacher's - Westby

Nov. 10 FINALS--Srtrike Zone - Tomah



  • Teams of 2 will be competing against each other in a tournament bracket format.

  • Teammates must compete directly across from each other.

  • This will be a 10 week competition with the winning team from each week and the 5 highest scoring 2nd place teams for the season (wild card teams), meeting at an 11thcompetition to determine a winner for $1,000. (All wild card ties will be broken by random draw.  2nd place team not eligible for wild card slot at final qualifying stop on November 9th.)

  • A team can only qualify once.  If a winning team ends up being a prior high scoring 2nd place team, that slot will be replaced by the next highest eligible scoring team.

  • The winning teams and wild card qualifiers will be sent a letter from COW97 that MUST be presented at the Final match.  You must present a photo ID at the tournament. The team that played/won the qualifying competition must remain the same.

  • NO SUBSTITUTIONS for the Final match.

  • Games will be played until 21 points or more is reached.

  • Boards will be placed 20 feet apart.

  • The bracket set-up will be determined by the COW97 and Budweiser representative.

  • 3 points for each bag in the hole.

  • 1 point for each bag on the board.

  • Bags that roll on the board count.

  • The players must stay behind the front of the board when tossing.

  • Each team plays with 4 bags.

  • Opponents alternate tosses until all 8 bags are thrown.

  • The round is then scored.

  • The last team to score on previous round tosses first.

  • Teams must keep their own score.

  • The game is over if the score reaches 11 to 0 (SKUNK)

  • The vacant slot for the Final Tournament will be filled by a single elimination play-in bracket before the main Final Tournament starts.

  • Teams must sign up in the allotted time period before the tournament.

  • You must be 21 years of age to participate.

  • Participants must be deemed to live in the COW97 terrestrial "listening area" in Wisconsin, Minnesota or Iowa.  Participants deemed to not live in the "listening area" will not be eligible to win cash or prizes







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