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July 4, 2006
The National Horseshoe Pitchers Association announces the World Horseshoe Pitching Championships to be held in Gillette, WY. July 10, through July 22, 2006. Pitchers will compete for $114,000 in prize money. There are 904 pitchers entered, including 7 children less than 9 years of age.
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 46 US states, 5 Canadian Provinces and Norway will vie for the crowns. Present Men's Champion Alan Francis of Ohio will be present to defend his crown as will Sue Snyder of Kentucky the Women's Champion. The hosting facility will boast 42 regulation clay courts at the Cam-plex, admission if free.
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