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Please note: 2006 WT location has not been established at this time. It will be determined at the council meeting in Jan 2005 as both bidders withdrew their bids

PRESS RELEASE

July 18, 2004

The National Horseshoe Pitchers Association announces the 80th Annual World Horseshoe Pitching Championships to be held in Pocatello, Idaho July 26, through August 7, 2004. Pitchers will compete for $127,000 in prize money. There are 1,201 pitchers entered, including 8 children less than 9 years of age. The youngest being Travis Sluys of Santa Rosa, CA at age 6, and the oldest being Oliver Lee of Minot, ND at 86 years of age. There is one pitcher from Norway and one from Japan entered in this event. Dawn Charron of MT. is also a soldier currently stationed in Iraq scheduled to pitch on August 2, 3, & 4, if she can get home in time? There are 95 pitchers from Pocatello, ID entered, the largest contingent of any host city in the history of the World Horseshoe Pitching Championships.

Champions will be crowned in the following Divisions; Men, Women, Senior Men, Senior Women, Elders (over 70 yrs. of age) Junior Boys, Junior Girls.

Entries from 47 US states and 6 Canadian Provinces will vie for the crowns. Present Menís Champion Alan Francis of Ohio will be present to defend his crown as will Sylvianne Moisan, Womenís Champion of Quebec, Canada. The hosting facility will boast 48 regulation clay courts at the Idaho State Universityís Holt Arena the first indoor college football stadium in the nation. The 2005 Championships will be held in Bakersfield, CA.

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Casey Sluys
1721 San Ramon Wy
Santa Rosa, CA 95409
(707) 538-3128
Phone beginning 7/26, (208) 282-4490

NHPA Publicity/Promotion Director

http://www.horseshoepitching.com




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THE TOURNAMENT

Results, photos and news from the tournament will be posted here. Select the information you wish to review and click the link.

Local Area Information

Holt Arena Maps and Directions

CLASS RESULTS

CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS


INNING BY INNING
Elders Championships

Elders Championships Day 2

Mens Championships

Mens Championships Day 2

Mens Championships Day 3

Mens Championships Day 4

Womens Championships

Womens Championships Day 2

Womens Championships Day 3

Womens Championships Day 4

Sr Mens Championships

Sr Mens Championships Day 2

Sr Womens Championships

Jr Boys Championships

Jr Girls Championships


CHAMPIONS

GROUP PHOTOS

PHOTO ALBUMS

PAST FEATURED PHOTO

GAME OF THE DAY

CLASSES by Divisions

PITCHING TIMES

ENTRIES By Locations

MEDIA COVERAGE

CONVENTION VOTING RESULTS

SPECIAL EVENTS CALENDAR


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