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Divisions: A AA B BB C D E

Men’s, Women’s and Mixed pairs show their skill and enjoy a serious (but fun) evening outing. (6 players - 2 men, 2 women, 1 mixed team)

   
Evaluation: Please take a moment and evaluate this past years event.
   
Format:

Pairs Format with Double Elimination Brackets:

  • Men's Doubles
  • Women's Doubles
  • Mixed Doubles
   
Roster Due:

TBA

TUESDAY, AUGUST 13

   
Brackets:

TBA

Available on-line AUGUST 1

   
Game Days:

*NOTE: Men's, Women's & Mixed will play on the same night for each division.
If you have a male or female playing on both the Mixed and Men's/Women's team you run the risk of a forfeit.

Play begins: 6:30 p.m. each night. All teams should arrive at the time for pit assignments.
Warm-up time begins: 5:30 p.m.

 

TBA

Tuesday, August 20 - Divisions C, D & E

Wednesday, August 21 - Divisions A & AA

Thursday, August 22 - Divisions B & BB

   
Rain-Out: TBD
Rain-Out Line: 972-744-4301
   
Location:

Huffhines Tennis Center
1601 Syracuse Dr
Richardson, TX 75081

Please park in the NORTH parking lot. NO STREET PARKING PERMITTED.

   
Practice:

Sunday - Saturday
Huffhines Tennis Center
9:00a - 7:00p

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Check-In
Procedure :

Athletes should check in each day at the registration desk at least 30 minutes prior to their scheduled competition.

 

Appropriate identification must be presented at the time of registration.

 

See Identification Segment for acceptable forms of ID

   
Substitution Information:

Substitutions (male for male and female for female) will be allowed prior to the START of the event for players who but cannot play for one reason or another.

 

No substitutions are allowed after a team’s first match has begun.

 

Failure to continue play, whether due to injury, prior commitment, poor performance, or any other reason will result in a forfeit of the match with no penalty

   
Corporate Challenge Will Provide: Horseshoes, but participants may bring their own if the shoes meet the requirements below.
   
Scoring:
  • Games are a race to 15 or 21 (you do not have to win by 2).
  • In women's and mixed competition all non-medal games will be played to 15. Medal games will be played to 21.
  • In men's competition all games are played to 21.
  • 3 points for a ringer (Must be able to touch both ends of shoe which is around the stake with another shoe standing upright and not blocked by the stake.)
  • Any ringer that covers another ringer counters the points to zero. Then the next closest shoe(s) is counted for points provided it meets the measurement requirement.
  • Horseshoes must be within 6" to qualify for point consideration. (1 point)
  • Winners report results of match and score immediately upon completion of play.
   
Forfeit:

In the winners bracket play if a team is late the coordinator will move to the next game with no penalty. If it is the last game of a round the missing team will be placed in the losers bracket. If a team concedes a match or has started and ceases to play during an event, all prior wins or losses will still stand and any points earned will still be awarded.
Ceasing to play in an event in this manner must be announced to the event coordinator.

*NOTE: Men's, Women's & Mixed will play on the same night for each division.
If you have a male or female playing on both the Mixed and Men's/Women's team you run the risk of a forfeit.

   
Participation
Points :

A complete team will earn 30 participation points.
Complete teams consist of six different people; men's, women's and mixed pairs.

 

Incomplete teams will earn one point for each participant.

   
Uniforms:

There is no uniform requirement, but it is recommended that each company wear their Corporate Challenge shirts.

   
Governing
Body :

The National Horseshoe Pitcher Association of America rules will govern play except as noted: 

      • Regulation metal horseshoes will be used.
      • For a list of approved shoes please visit this link: Sanctioned Shoes 
      • Stakes are iron, extending (8) inches above the ground inclined slightly toward one another and (40) feet apart.
      • Pitching distance shall be (37) feet for men and (27) feet for women.
      • The choice of the first pitch shall be determined by the toss of a coin by referee.
      • Two horseshoes are thrown per person during each of their respective turns.
      • Any shoe that hits before or on the string or wood is a disqualified throw.