We are very sorry to announce that the 2021 Cajun Coast Classic Horseshoe Tour event scheduled for October 9-10 has been cancelled. Power restoration and rebuilding efforts continue slowly following two major hurricane type storm hits so far this season and are being further hampered by more storms right now. Currently, hotels in places like Morgan City are completely packed with displaced local residents and emergency workers. This is creating room shortages all over the state and beyond. It is obvious that this situation will carry into the time that our event is scheduled for and probably far past those dates, meaning that there will be no place for any of our staff or travelling players to stay on those dates, as displaced residents can’t be forced from their rooms. Our reservations will be cancelled instead, as they should be. So, knowing this, our only alternative is to cancel the tournament, bringing on an early end to the 2021 Horseshoe Tour season. If you’ve already entered this tournament, you can either move your entry fee forward to a future tournament or receive a full refund… the choice is yours.
We appreciate the continued support of all our players since restarting the tour in these uncertain times and we’re very sorry to have to cut this season short by one tournament. In the beginning, we had no idea how much of this season we’d complete, so finishing four out of five isn’t all that bad. We’re looking forward to a great 2022 season and are already working on that schedule now, shuffling things around so that we hopefully don’t run into the same problems next time.
Horseshoe Tour President
The deadline for entries is Wednesday, all entries must be filled out and signed, along with the entry fee, and must be postmarked by September 1st. Nebraska players can either mail entries to PO Box 1542, Clover, SC 29710, or get them to Rex Robison before the deadline.
Our next event, the “Rail Yard Ringer”, is in North Platte, Nebraska on September 11-12. The deadline for entries is September 1st. There are two host hotels for the weekend, both great places to stay, with great horseshoe rates. These rates are good through the end of August, so make your reservations early!
The Best Western Plus hotel will host a casual reception for players on Friday evening between 7:00 and 8:30 PM prior to the event. We invite all players and family to attend. We expect to have some former, and current World Champions there!
Best Western Plus North Platte Inn & Suites
3201 South Jeffers Street, North Platte, NE, US, 69101
(308) 534-3120 $98 per night Deadline to book: August 31st
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites North Platte
300 Holiday Frontage Road, North Platte, NE 69101
(308) 532-9500 $98 per night Deadline to book: August 31st
Located 3 ½ miles from the horseshoe courts
Address to Cody Park:
1402 N Jeffers St, North Platte, NE 69101
Our next event on the Horseshoe Tour is the Gaston County Clash in Lowell, North Carolina. This is our second consecutive year at this site, the date of the tournament is June 26-27th, deadline for entries is June 16th. This is a double point site, and no Open Division will be offered at this location. The Hampton Inn in Gastonia, NC will be the host hotel for the event, horseshoe rate $109. If you have already booked at the regular rate, it will be adjusted to the book rate.
The room block for the Hampton Inn in Gastonia is full, no more rooms are available at a discounted rate.
HAMPTON INN CHARLOTTE-GASTONIA
1859 REMOUNT RD , GASTONIA, NORTH CAROLINA 28054
Booking Link: https://www.hilton.com/en/book/reservation/deeplink/?&ctyhocn=GSTNCHX&groupCode=CHHPHT&arrival=20210625&departure=20210627&cid=OM,WW,HILTONLINK,en,DirectLink&fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT
The 2021 Gaston County Clash will be hosted by GO Gaston and Gaston County Parks & Recreation. Visit gogaston.org to find things to do in your downtime in Gaston County.
George Poston Park, Lowell, NC Horseshoe Pitching Facility
Address: 1101 Lowell Spencer Mtn Rd, Gastonia, NC 28056
A doubles is planned for Friday at the facility.
Tournament Director: Dalton Rakestraw
Updated flier: Sign in 1:30 PM, playing time 2:00 PM
Next event is the Ringer Roundup, in Bryan, Texas! Our second event in Texas, but first in Bryan, we are excited for the opportunity to play there in 2021. This is a first time site, so the Open Division will be offered there. The date for the tournament is May 29-30 (Memorial Day weekend), deadline for entries is May 19th, we’re expecting a great Texas size event.
The host hotel for the event is the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, horseshoe rate is $89 per night. Use this link:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bryan – College Station
3041 Plaza Centre Court , Bryan, Texas 77802
Sue Haswell Memorial Park
Address: 1142 E. William Joel Bryan Pkwy.
We will be having the hospitality night on Friday 5/28/21 at the following location Palace Theater 105 S. Main St, Bryan, Texas 77803 From 6:30-8:30 We will have food and drinks. This is an outdoor venue in the heart of downtown Bryan. Approximately 1/2 mile from the horseshoe courts.
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