VIDEO: Brawl breaks out at cornhole tournament: ‘This is stupid’

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A fun weekend competition turned violent as competitors at a cornhole tournament benefiting charity started duking it out.

For awhile Sunday, cornhole — the lawn game that features tossing beanbags — became a contact sport in Douglas County.

It began when the county Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual cornhole event at the Foxhall Resort to raise money for scholarships for deserving students.

But the event went from beanbags to brawl, Channel 2 Action News reported.

Alex Cannon, a witness, thinks it was due to a dispute over a score.

"There were some good blows,” he said. “I don't think anybody was seriously injured, but there were definitely some good licks on both sides."

And Cannon caught the action on video.

"I was right on it. As soon as they started arguing, that's when I started recording,” he said. “And it happened in split seconds."

The action continued for about 30 seconds before everyone was ordered off the field.

Police weren’t called to the event, according to Chamber officials. But some control measures were needed.

“Stop it right now,” Sara Ray, the chamber president, called out during the brawl. “We will stop this tournament. This is stupid.”