ALTOONA, Wisc. — The WHYS Radio Bluegrass Festival Kubb Tournament will be held Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 in Altoona at Lake Altoona County Park. This will be a two to six person team tournament, directed by Dan Drumm. Registration for this tournament will be the cost of entry to the bluegrass festival, $17 for families and $12 for individuals in advance or $20 for families and $15 for individuals the day of the event. The tournament will be limited to 16 teams, so if you want to guarantee your teams spot, make sure to register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration (if spots are still available) and sign-ins will start at 10 a.m. and the tournament will start at approximately 11 a.m. The 16 teams will be placed into groups of four teams and play three best-of-three-game matches. After group play, teams will be seeded into a full 16 team bracket. Teams that win in the first round will continue on in the championship bracket, while all other teams will move to the consolation bracket. There will be medals for the top three finishing teams and the consolation bracket champion.
Outside of the tournament, there will be many other activities happening while featuring bluegrass music all day. For meals there will be hot dogs, brats, other fair food, including their famous rice and beans served at the club house. Beer will be served on tap all day at the pavilion. There will also be a kids area set up with swings near the seating area.