Siren Slam Cornhole Tournament for Heroes: A Day of Fun, Competition, and Support for EMS Services

Join Old Dominion EMS Alliance on November 18th, 2023, for a thrilling day of cornhole, games, and camaraderie, all in support of our dedicated EMS providers


Glen Allen, VA — The Old Dominion EMS Alliance (ODEMSA) is excited to announce the inaugural Siren Slam Cornhole Tournament for Heroes, taking place on November 18th, 2023, at the NES Cornhole Lounge ( in Glen Allen, VA. This event promises a day of friendly competition, exciting games, and plenty of fun for participants of all ages.

Event check-in and registration starts at 10:00 AM and tournament play begins at 11:00 AM. Located at 2443 Old Brick Road, Glen Allen, VA, NES Cornhole Lounge will serve as the battleground for this exciting double-elimination cornhole tournament with blind draw for team pairings.

The primary goal of the Siren Slam Cornhole Tournament for Heroes is to raise funds for the Old Dominion EMS Alliance (ODEMSA), a vital organization that supports EMS services throughout the ODEMSA Region, which encompasses a 9,000-square-mile area in Virginia. All proceeds from this event will directly benefit ODEMSA, contributing to the enhancement of EMS programs, services, planning, and committees.

This event is more than just a cornhole tournament; it’s a day of community and celebration. There will be food, beer, games, and raffles to enjoy. For those who want to test their cornhole skills, the tournament offers cash prizes for the top three teams. If you prefer not to compete, you can still have a blast with unique specialty games and open play for all ages.

The unique specialty games promise excitement and laughter for everyone. The “Gurney Games” provide a unique twist on cornhole, as contestants lie on an ambulance stretcher and take their shot at victory. “Trauma Toss Turmoil” is a thrilling challenge where contestants are blindfolded and spun around before attempting to toss bean bags onto a cornhole board.

Registration is open for tournament players, and you can register in advance at or at the door for $40 per player. There’s also a $25 cover fee for those not participating in the tournament, granting access to all other events except the main competition.

ODEMSA invites potential sponsors to be a part of this exciting event. You can support the cause by sponsoring a lane or a game or becoming a general event sponsor. For more information on sponsorship opportunities, visit A special thanks to FESCO Emergency Sales for sponsoring the Code Brew Hops for Heroes!

“We are thrilled to have the first-ever Siren Slam Cornhole Tournament for Heroes at the NES Cornhole Lounge,” said Heidi Hooker, ODEMSA’s Executive Director. “This event is not just about fun and competition; it’s an opportunity for our community to come together and show our appreciation for the EMS providers who serve their community. We invite everyone to join us for a day of family-friendly fun while supporting a cause that truly matters.”

Established in 1978, the Old Dominion EMS Alliance (ODEMSA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing EMS services in the region. The ODEMSA Region covers 26 hospitals, nearly 100 EMS agencies, over 6,200 EMS providers and serves 1.48 million residents.

Don’t miss your chance to be part of our first-ever fundraising event. Join us on November 18th, 2023, at the NES Cornhole Lounge for a day of fun, competition, and support for our EMS heroes. Visit for more information and to register in advance. Your participation can make a real difference in the lives of those who work tirelessly to keep our community safe.

About NES Cornhole Lounge:

NES Cornhole Lounge (in the West Broad Village across from Dave & Buster’s) is the only indoor cornhole venue in Richmond and is a brand-new destination in Glen Allen, VA, offering a vibrant and welcoming space for cornhole enthusiasts and special events. With a focus on providing top-notch facilities and promoting the spirit of friendly competition, NES Cornhole Lounge aims to be a hub for local entertainment. It is open to members and nonmembers to enjoy a bonding experience through fun and competitive play!

About Old Dominion EMS Alliance (ODEMSA):

Established in 1978, the Old Dominion EMS Alliance (ODEMSA) is a nonprofit charged by state law to assist in developing and implementing an efficient and effective EMS delivery system. There are a total of 11 Regional EMS Councils across the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The Old Dominion EMS Alliance is one of the largest and most diverse regional EMS councils in Virginia and is defined as the 9,000-square-mile region made up of Virginia Health Planning Districts 13, 14, 15, and 19.  The region involves 26 hospitals, nearly 100 EMS agencies, over 6,200 EMS providers, and serves 1.48 million residents.

Our service area includes the counties of:  Amelia, Brunswick, Buckingham, Charles City, Charlotte, Chesterfield, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Halifax, Hanover, Henrico, Goochland, Greensville, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, New Kent, Nottoway, Powhatan, Prince Edward, Prince George, Surry, Sussex; the cities of Colonial Heights, Emporia, Hopewell, Petersburg, Richmond, and South Boston; and the towns of Ashland, Farmville, and South Hill.

Standing Committees within the ODEMSA structure include Air Medical, Peer Support/CISM, Hospital Diversion, Medical Direction, Mass Casualty Incident (MCI), Pharmacy, Performance Improvement, Training and Education, STEMI Steering, and Stroke Steering.

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