Online entry deadline is June 8th 2021.
Entries received after the deadline shall be put on a waiting list and entered into the tournament only as space is available. All adults must have pitched in a minimum of two (2) US/Canadian sanctioned events in the twelve (12) months prior to June 8th, 2021, in the same division you are entering. Only one (1) event is required for Juniors. Exceptions for US Armed Forces members and family and foreign competitors (other than Canadians) are outlined in Rule 11, Sec D.1 of the RGS Book. Contact NHPA for more information regarding qualifying exceptions. All averages used will be the average on record in NATSTATS / CANSTATS as of June 8th, 2021.
Anyone qualifying under an exception must have those scores recorded by the same date. All NHPA and any special tournament rules apply.
NHPA members must show ID or membership card at check in. CANADIAN entrants must show their 2021 membership card when checking in. You may enter at anytime prior to June 8th. Please see note regarding refunds.
READ CAREFULLY: Any adult male pitching from the full distance platform may enter the OPEN MEN’S DIVISION regardless of age, just as any adult female may enter the OPEN WOMEN’S DIVISION. To enter the SENIOR DIVISION, you must be 60 years of age or older before the
end of 2021. Any man that turns 70 years of age in 2021, is older than 70, or has an approved medical exemption may enter the ELDER
MEN’S DIVISION. Entrants in the JUNIOR BOY and JUNIOR GIRL DIVISION must be 18 years old or less for the entire 2021 calendar year.
JUNIOR CADET DIVISION entrants must be 12 years old or younger for the entire 2021 calendar year.
Note # 1. 30ft Men with Medical Exemptions must include a copy of their NHPA Charter Acceptance letter.
Note # 2. For preliminary class play, a minimum of 48 must enter this division. All entrants will then pitch in the Open Preliminaries.
Note # 3. Junior boy and girl divisions will be mixed for preliminary play.
The pitching schedule will be finalized by June 12th and published on the NHPA website. If you indicated above to receive the schedule by mail,
it will be mailed to the address you have listed above after the schedule is finalized.
Entry Fee is as follows.
U.S. Adults — $135.00, All Juniors and Cadets — $26.00
Non-US Adults — $138.00
Entry fee includes scorekeeper and judging.
No refunds will be made after June 12th 2021.
$15 processing fee will apply to all refunds except in the case the event is cancelled.
Please note: The NHPA reserves the right to disallow your participation for any of the following reasons; any errors on this form, if your records
don’t appear in NatStats or CanStats, any false or misleading information on this form, if the NHPA cannot verify through its established
procedure the validity of any Medical Exemption, or for any other reason by majority vote of the NHPA Council. The NHPA also reserves the
right to add qualified entrants and to make class participant changes after the deadline. The time you pitch and the class you are in will NOT change without you being notified.
PARTICIPANTS LIABILITY RELEASE: In consideration of participating in such activity, I hereby waive, release and forever discharge the National
Horseshoe Pitchers Association, all officers, employees, agents and servants of the afore stated organization, and all fellow participants of this event, for any and all action, cause of action, damage, loss or injury, which I may suffer as a consequence of participating in the World Horseshoe Pitching
Tournament. In addition it is understood that the NHPA has sole rights to any and all pictures and/or articles for publication.