Horseshoe pitchers association is seeking new members
The Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association is seeking new members for its 2018 Summer/Fall League.
A meeting will be held at the horseshoe pits at Kemper Williams Park near Patterson (264 Cotton Road) Thursday at 6 p. m. to organize teams.
League play will start July 17 at 6 p.m., weather permitting.
All leagues are handicap and count all.
No experience is needed, and men, women, elders and juniors are welcome.
Adult membership is $30 a year for Louisiana and national fees, while the junior fees are $7.
Local Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association club membership is $40 per person, which entitles a member to league play, club singles and doubles championship tournaments and a year-end banquet in January. Also everyone has the opportunity to win shirts, patches, plaques and jackets.
If you do not have horseshoes, loaners are available until new members purchase a pair.
Men under age 70 pitch from 40 feet, while women, elders (ages 70 plus) and juniors ages 12 and over pitch from 30 feet.
Cadets under age 12 pitch from 20 feet.