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Rail Yard Ringer Open Horseshoe Tournament

August 5-6th, 2023

About the Tournament

The tournament consists of 3 divisions:

  • 30′
  • 40′
  • Juniors (18U)/Cadets(12U)
    • Must have more than 5 in each division, or they will bump up and play in the next division.

Even though all of the events are sanctioned through the NHPA (National Horseshoe Pitchers Association), this tournament is open to non-NHPA members and has a unique format of:

Games are 30 Shoe, Count All, Ringers Only

    • A ringer is a live shoe that comes to rest while encircling the stake. A straightedge touching either the points or any part of the heel calks of the shoe must clear (not touch) the stake in order for it to be declared a ringer. “Ringers Only” – A variation of count-all scoring where the contestants only receive credit for the ringers they pitch, for all innings of the game. In this format, each ringer is worth one (1) point. Each contestant may score zero (0), one (1), or two (2) points per inning.

Saturday Qualifier

  • Wins, losses, and ties do not count in this round, only averages are used to seed the player from Saturday Qualifier to Sunday Finals.

Sunday Finals

  • In the finals, players will be set into groups of 6-7, based on qualifying averages and number of registrations (A-B-C-D-etc.) and will play Round Robin.
  • Person with the most wins in each group wins.
  • Playoffs for tie breakers.

Friday, August 4th

Registration 5PM | Starts 6PM

–  Draw High-Low Fun Doubles

–  $10/person, No Pre-Registration

Saturday, August 5th

Registration/Check-in 10AM

Starts 11AM

  • Games are 30 Shoe, Count All, Ringers Only
  • Blind Draw Qualifier for Sunday
  • Guaranteed 6-7 Games, depending on number of players.

Sunday, August 6th

Registration/Check-in 10AM

Starts 11AM

  • 30’ 6-8 Man Class, depending on registrations.
  • 40’ 6-8 Man Class, depending on registrations.
  • Juniors & Cadets –  Must have at least 5 registrations, or will move into regular divisions.

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Map and Entrances

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Tournament Director

Rex Robison

Phone | E-mail

Seth Limbach

Local Director/Registration

Samantha Geisler

Phone | E-mail

Mike, Marcus, & Joe Thomsen

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Registration

Pre-Registration, thru 7/19 ……… $30

Late Registration …………….……. $40

Walk-up Registration ……………… $40

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Late Registration …………….……. $40

Walk-up Registration ……………… $40

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Booking Deadline 7/3/2023

Double …… $119/night

King ………. $119/night

Suite ……… $129/night

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