Our first event of the 2016 season is in Newberry, SC on April 16-17. This year’s tournament date was moved back a week to include the “Pork in the Park” festival (Saturday) which boast some of the best bar-b-q in the south, as well as other activities such as “music in the park” right across from the Hampton Inn!! Also this year, a Friday evening reception is planned at the “Firehouse Conference Room”, adjacent to the Opera House, and again, just across from the Hampton Inn, all within walking distance (more details to come). Additionally, starting this year, the winners of the 40’ and 30’ divisions both will receive a free two night stay at the host hotel for 2017.
Once again, the Hampton Inn will be our host hotel, but there is only a limited number of rooms available to us, and these rooms will on a be first come, first serve basis, and the cutoff date for reservations is Thursday, March 31st. The location of the Hampton is convienent for players to walk downtown to restaurants and businesses, and is adjacent to the historic Opera House, and Firehouse Conference Center (location of the Friday evening reception). It is also withinn a mile of the horseshoe facility at Marion Davis Park. Hampton Inn: $104 per night, ask for SummerFun Horseshoe Tournament rate, call for reservations 803-276-6666. The deadline for entries for Newberry is April 6th.