Sue Snyder SummerFun Memorial

The 2024 Sue Snyder Memorial SummerFun horseshoe tournament in Newberry, SC is scheduled for the weekend of April 20-21. This year’s event will be sponsored by the City of Newberry, and White Distributors of Erie, PA. The deadline for entries is April 10th.

The SummerFun room block for Opera House Hampton Inn, if you plan on staying there, is open, but only 25 rooms available downtown on a first come, first serve basis. The rate is $119 per night for regular rooms, ask for the SummerFun rate. The cut off date for this rate is April 10th. Number of the hotel is 803-276-6666.

The Horseshoe Tour awards ceremony and reception will be held on Friday evening at the Firehouse Conference Room from 6:00-7:30 PM, adjacent to the Newberry Opera House. All players, family, and friends are invited to attend, drinks and light refreshments will be served.

The “Pork in the Park” festival in Newberry, SC is the same weekend as the Horseshoe Tour tournament. There will be BBQ food, and beverages, also live band music going on Friday evening until 8:00 PM, and Saturday all day. The activities will be downtown in the city park area, just across from the Hampton Inn.

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

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

Additional Hotel Information

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


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

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

Saluda River Resort
1283 Saluda River Rd
Silverstreet, SC 29145

Cajun Coast Classic

Our final horseshoe event of the year is in Morgan City/Patterson, Louisiana on October 21-22. The deadline for entries is October 11th. The Hampton Inn & Suites in Morgan City, LA will be the host hotel, ask for the Cajun Coast Classic Horseshoe Tour room block to get the $99 per night rate.

Hampton Inn & Suites Morgan City
6365 Highway 182 E, Morgan City, LA 70380 US

Address of the Horseshoe Facility:
Kemper Williams Park
264 Cotten Rd
Patterson, Louisiana 70392

There will be a doubles tournament prior to the tour event on Friday, more info at a later date.

A player reception will be held at the Hampton Inn meeting room in Morgan City from 6:00-7:00 on Friday evening.

Camping available on site:
Kemper Williams RV Park

30 & 50 amp hookups with sewer and water on hard surface Dump stations
160 rally RV Campsites adjacent to Civic Center
Tent sites available
For Reservations Call : 985-395-2298
264 Cotten Rd
Patterson, Louisiana 70392

Additional Hotels in the area:

Amelia Extended Stay – Amelia
Best Western – Franklin
Clarion Inn & Conference Center – Morgan City
Comfort Inn & Suites – Morgan City
Cypress Bayou Casino & Hotel – Charenton
Hampton Inn & Suites – Morgan City
Holiday Inn Express – Morgan City
La Quinta – Morgan City
Motel 6 – Morgan City
Quality Inn – Franklin|
Red Roof Inn – Morgan City
Ambassador Inn & Suites – Baldwin

Lone Star Shootout, Buffalo, TX

Our next event is the “Lone Star Shootout” in Buffalo, TX on September 9-10th, the deadline for entries is August 30th.
The host hotel is the Hampton Inn, $99 per night, the name of the room block is “Horseshoe Tour” and the cutoff for the room block is September 1st so make sure you get in early. For local players, Buffalo Tournament Director, Donna Thomason, can take your entry for the tournament, just fill out the entry form with your payment, and turn it in to her, or mail it to the tour address on the form

If you are camping, the Buffalo facility has 14 campsites with electric and water hookups available onsite for $20 per night, with additional spaces if you are self contained at no cost. Contact Donna Thomason if you need a site

Hampton Inn Address: 2624 West Commerce St., Buffalo, TX 75831

Paul Kennedy Horseshoe Pitching Addresss: CR 306, Buffalo, TX 75831

Gaston County Clash, Lowell, NC

Our third event on the Horseshoe Tour is the Gaston County Clash in Lowell, North Carolina. This is our fourth consecutive year at this site, the date of the tournament is June 24-45th, deadline for entries is June 14th. This will be a double point site. The Hampton Inn in Gastonia, NC will again be the host hotel for the event, horseshoe rate $119, same as last year.

The 2022 Gaston County Clash will be hosted by GO Gaston and Gaston County Parks & Recreation. Visit 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