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Horseshoes

All competition dates and venues subject to change

All medals must be collected during the Games.
The NHSG will not mail medals after the Games.

Tournament Director:  Phil Bergeron

Phone:  603-475-6906

Email:  philbergeron3on3@gmail.com

 

Events:

Singles and Doubles

Venue:  Greeley Park - Nashua NH

Address: 100 Concord St, Nashua NH 03064

Phone:  603-860-2806

Web link/Directions:  Click here

 

Registration Deadline:  June 18th 2017

Date of Event:  Sunday, June 25th 2017

 

Check-In:  9:30am

Start Time:  10:00am

Practice Time:  Before competition starts.

Format:  30 shoes shall be pitched by each competitor, whether competing in a singles or a doubles match; a 4-shoe tie breaker will decide ties. Women 40-74 will pitch at 30 feet; 75+ at 20 feet. Men 40-69 will pitch at 40 feet; men 70+ may pitch at 30 feet.

 

Rules:

Matches will be conducted in accordance with National Horseshoe Pitcher's Association (NHPA) rules.

http://m.horseshoepitching.com

NHPA rules apply unless superceded by the following NSGA Rules.

NSGA Rule Book

 

NSGA Qualification Requirements (in qualifying years):

  1. All first, second, third, and fourth place winners at the NHSG qualifying games will qualify for the following year's National Senior Games.
  2. Horseshoes only has a singles event at the National Senior Games.

 

NHSG Entry Requirements (in any year):

  1. Competitors must be at least 40 years by the end of this calendar year.
  2. The age division of a partner event will be determined by the younger age of both partners by the end of this calendar year.
  3. Athletes may compete with only one partner per event. Under NSGA rules, doubles is classified as an event. Therefore athletes may not compete in more than one age division for doubles.
  4. Partners will not be assigned by the New Hampshire Senior Games. Athletes must provide their own partner to participate in any partner sport.
  5. Competitors must bring their own horseshoes.

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