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Community Building
Hardin County Fairgrounds
301 11th Avenue
Eldora, Iowa


Check In: 9:30am

Competition: 10:00am 


Jan Warwick
515-290-6281 cell

Competition Format

Open Division (Juniors, Adult Men, Adult Women)

Each division will be divided into 6-person classes. Athletes will be placed in the classes according to their ability (ringer percentage). Within each class, competition will consist of round robin single matches. Games will be 40-point cancellation or 40- or 50-shoe games. “Count all” may be used in some classes.

NOTE: All athletes should check-in at the horseshoe courts at the Community Building by 9:00 AM the day of competition, unless otherwise notified. Competition may begin at that time. Pitchers are responsible for bringing their own horseshoes.


Click HERE to view the rules.

Qualifying Requirements

This tournament is open to everyone, including non-Iowa Hawkeye Horseshoe Pitchers Association members.  Those pitchers who belong to IHHPA will use their ringer percentage. First time pitchers, without a ringer percentage, can determine their percentage by throwing 50 shoes. If you need to qualify prior to playing in the tournament contact the commissioner, Jan Warwick, at 515-290-6281.

Age Determining Date

Saturday, February 4, 2023

Awards sponsored by Grinnell Mutual

Gold, silver and bronze medals awarded in each division.


Registration includes a cotton t-shirt. Athletes have the option to upgrade their cotton shirt to a dri-fit shirt for an additional $12.00 until January 5.

NOTE: Athletes will receive a copy of the tournament schedule prior to the competition.

Juniors | 17 & Under

Coed | Adult

Registration Information Coming Soon 


Registration Deadline

$20 Entry Fee


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