2018 Winnemucca, NV Horseshoe Tour

Our third event on the Horseshoe Tour this year is out west again, in Winnemucca, NV on August 18-19. This is our second event in Winnemucca, a tournament that is played indoors at the Event Center, and on portable courts. The facility is one of the best we’ve ever played at, Kim Peterson and his staff do a great job getting everything ready for play. Winnemucca is located in northern Nevada, there is plenty to do there, including ghost towns, gold mines, casinos, and even two tournaments on the weekend prior to the tour event. We had a great event there last year, it will be even better this year!

For all tournament info, click the links below:
Winnemucca Flier 1

Winnemucca Flier 2

For information about Winnemucca, visit their website at:
http://www.winnemucca.com/

The deadline for the Winnemucca tournament is August 8th, don’t let it slip up on you, especially since the World Tournament is so close. Entry forms are located on the menu bar at the top of this page, if you have trouble downloading a form, please let us know and I’ll email one directly to you. You can contact me by email, hawgjaw47@gmail.com, or by phone 803-412-8226.

Campgrounds in Winnemucca.

Winnemucca RV Park
4.2
(29)
Campground · 5255 E Winnemucca Blvd
New Frontier RV Park
4.6
(39)
RV Park · 4360 Rim Rock Rd
Winnemucca/I-80 KOA
3.0
(21)
Campground · 5575 E Winnemucca Blvd
Westerner Trailer Lodge
4.5
(2)
RV Park · 800 E 4th St

2018 Clarksville, TN

The Clarksville Civitan Park/Horseshoe Tour tournament is June 2-3, deadline for entries is May 23rd. The facility has 20 courts, 10 which are recently covered, so the tournament will go on regardless of weather. We expect a really nice event this year, so get your entry in!

A reception will be held at the Best Western Plus (host hotel) from 6:00 to 8:00 PM for players and family members. Drinks and finger food will be available.

This year, there will be food available at the courts, through a local vendor, who will be serving breakfast sandwiches and lunch.

The host hotel for the Clarksville, TN Horseshoe Tour Event is the Best Western Plus. Room rates for the hotel is $104 plus tax per night, (regular $128 per night) Friday and Saturday nights only, and make sure you ask for the “Horseshoe Tour” rate. We have used this hotel in the past, it’s really nice. The address for the hotel is:

Best Western Plus
275 Alford Thun Rd.
Clarksville, TN 37040
Tel. 1-931-919-4998 for reservations

The Best Western Plus in Clarksville, TN (host hotel) has added rooms, and extended the room block until Monday, May 28th, in order to accommodate players entering the tournament near the deadline. The Best Western Plus is a really nice hotel, and the location for the player reception on Friday night

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The address of the facility at Civitan Park in Clarksville, TN.

Civitan Park
650 Bellamy Ln
Clarksville, Tennessee 37043

New Tour Tie Breaker

Over the last 9 years, the Horseshoe Tour has used several diverse ways to break ties, but at most tournaments we still spend a great amount of time after the first day of qualifying is completed, going through this process. In some cases, players leave the site before the final stats are posted, and we must locate them and get them back to the courts just to pitch a minimum number of shoes, (down and back in most cases). Much of the time, players choose not to even return, so our staff has decided to try and solve this time-consuming problem by going back to a system we used briefly in the past…… your “entering average” as a tie breaker. This gives some meaning to you regular season average on Natstats also and worked very well we used it.

Starting in 2018, your entering average, or seed number on your round robin card, will determine who gets a tied spot after qualifying.

2018 Newberry, SC SummerFun Event

We are ready to start working on the 2018 season, which is the 10th year anniversary of the Horseshoe Tour, and the Newberry, SC SummerFun event, on April 21-22, will be our 50th tournament since we began back in 2009. Deadline for entries is Wednesday April 11th, and the entries for this tournament, as well as the other events, will be posted under “Tournament Info” on the menu bar at the top of this page. It always helps us when you get your entry in early, and not wait until the last minute, so it’s time to start thinking about it.

The room block for the host hotel in Newberry has been set, because of the festival that weekend, we only have 20 rooms available. When you call, ask for the “SummerFun 2018″ rate, regular rooms are $114 per night, suites are $139. The direct number to the hotel is 803-276-6666. The Hampton Inn is located in the center of town, adjacent to the Opera House, and the Pork in the Park festivities. Only about a mile from the courts. The final day to reserve a room is April 6th. Click the link below to book a room:
http://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/groups/personalized/N/NBYSCHX-SUM-20180420/index.jhtml

Newberry will also host the “Pork in the Park” Festival on Saturday, April 21st, which is the same weekend of the SummerFun Tour event. The activities are located in the square, across from the Hampton Inn, if you like bar-b-q, you will love this festival! For more info, click the link below.
https://www.cityofnewberry.com/area-attractions/annual-events/pork-in-the-park

Address to Park:
Marion Davis Park
2905 Fair Avenue
Newberry, SC
(located on Highway 121 at Nance Street)

Hampton Inn, Newberry Opera House
1201 Nance Street
Newberry, SC 29108
Phone: 803.276.6666

Holiday Inn Express and Suites
2012 InterContinental Hotel Group Torchbearer Award Winner
I-26/Exit 76 (Main Street/SC Hwy. 219) 121 Truman Avenue
Newerry, SC 29108
Phone: 803.321.3955

Newberry Manor
1710 College Street
Newberry, SC 29108
Phone: 803.597.5031

Econo Lodge
1147 Wilson Rd
Newberry, SC 29108
Phone: 803.276.1600

Days Inn
I-26 & Hwy. 34 Exit 74
Newberry, SC 29108
803.276.2294

Campgrounds

Dreher Island State Park
3677 State Park Road
Prosperity, SC 29127
803.364.4152

Lake Greenwood State Recreation Area
302 State Park Rd
Ninety Six, SC 29666
864.543.3535

Saluda River Resort
1283 Saluda River Rd
Silverstreet, SC 29145
803.276.7917