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Registration opens for cornhole fundraiser

ONTARIO – Cops, counselors and an array of would-be cornhole experts are invited to team up and raise money for a good cause in the Ontario Star Center’s first Cornhole Tournament.

The event will be Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Ontario Elks Lodge.

The competition aims to raise money to help the child abuse response center pay for operating costs and seek federal and state grants.

“We survive right now strictly on grant funding alone but there would be more grant funding available if we could match it,” said Dave Goldthorpe, Malheur County district attorney and a member of the Star Center board of directors.

The tourney will be a 32-team, double-elimination contest with cash prizes for the top three teams and a plaque for the winning team. There will also be a 50/50 drawing, and a . . .