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HORSESHOE PITCHING GUIDE

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    Sec. 3. All clubs shall forward to the secretary the names of all the officers and members of such club and their addresses.
    Sec. 4. The annual dues for clubs shall be 10 cents for each member, payable on or before the first day of January of each year.
    Sec. 5. For a person not a member of a club the fee shall be $1.00 for admission and $1.00 annual dues, payable on or before the first day of January of each year.
    Art. II-Sec. 1. All applications for membership shall be made to the secretary upon blanks furnished by the association.
    Sec. 2. All applications must receive a majority vote of the board of directors to become members of this association.
    Art. IV. The board of directors may increase or decrease the admission fee or annual dues whenever they deem it necessary.
    Art. XII. Any member of this association may be expelled for conduct unbecoming a gentleman.
    Art. XIII-Sec. 1. Who may hold contests: Recreation associations, newspapers, county fair associations, athletic and social clubs, commercial clubs, horseshoe clubs, lodges, conventions, picnics and individuals.
    Sec. 2. All such contests shall have the approval of the board of directors of the Buckeye Horseshoe Association. Application shall be made to the secretary to hold such contest, stating date, names of contestants, rules to be used and all other data that may be required. This section shall apply to all county and state tournaments. Any variation of this article shall be declared irregular and illegal; otherwise a championship or title will not be recognized.

Horseshoe Matches, Exhibitions and Contest

    A game, 21 or 50 points each.
    A match, best two out of three or three out of five and six out of seven games. The total number of games won to decide the winner.
    If there be a question as to the kind of ground the match is to be played on, then, by agreement, one pitcher's box can be of clay and the other of sand.
    In all matches, contests and exhibitions there should be a referee and scorer, as well as the necessary ground- keepers to keep the ground perfectly level.
    A match may be played by the point method, such as a 200, 300, 400, 500 points, and the first contestant scoring such number shall be declared the winner.
    A contest may be held under the method of the round basis. “A round” consists of 10, 20, 30 or any number of designated throws or pitches. A throw or pitch shall consist of pitching both shoes, one at a time, from one pitcher’s box to the stake in the opposite box; and the pitcher scoring the highest number of points shall be declared the winner.