Sheila Shepard, CO

Inducted 2020

Sheila has been a member of the NHPA for over 30 years. Sheila has participated in 16 World Tournaments and has played in 15 Championship Finals in those events. She was in the Women's Championship Finals 4 times and has been in the Senior Women's Championship Finals 11 times. In her 11 appearances in the Senior Women's Championship Finals, she has won the World Championship 7 times, placed second 3 times and third 1 time. Her combined ringer percentage for those 11 events is 71.13%. Sheila has been the Colorado Women's State Champion 11 times. She has been a member of a team that participated in the NHPA National Sanctioned League Championship Tournament held at the HOF complex in Wentzville, MO for 10 events. Her team has one 1st place finish and six 2nd place finishes in that event. She has participated six times in the Team World Tournament in Beloit, WI and her team won the event 4 times, placed second 1 time and fourth the other time, so she has participated in the ladder finals every year she was there. Sheila not only plays horseshoes, she also works for our sport. She has been the CHPA Tournament Director for 84 tournaments from 1997-2019 and the CHPA State Secretary from 2002-2019. Sheila was inducted into the Colorado Hall of Fame in 2006 for her pitching excellence.