2018 NHPA World Tournament Official Entry Form
Florence, South Carolina July 9th - July 21st
Complete form below and submit. This form is for online entry and payment only.
If you intend to pay by check, do not use this form.
You are not entered until payment is complete.
Check on the NHPA website to verify entry. (Allow 48 hrs.)
ENTRY FEES: ALL ADULTS - $135.00 ALL JUNIORS - $26.00
Canadian entries must use a paper form and money order in US funds.
(Entry fees include scorekeeping and online processing.)
Entry Deadline - May 14th, 2018 No refunds will be made after May 20th,2018
Note: A processing fee of $15.00 will apply to all refunds.
Entries after May 14th shall be put on a waiting list and entered into the tournament only as space is available. All adults must have pitched in a minimum of four (4) US/Canadian sanctioned events in the twelve (12) months prior to May 14, 2018, in the same division you are entering. Only one (1) event is required for Juniors. Exceptions for US Armed Forces members and family and foreign competitors (other than Canadians) are outlined in Rule 11, Sec D.1 of the RGS Book. Contact NHPA for more information regarding qualifying exceptions. All averages used will be the average on record in NATSTATS / CANSTATS as of May 14th, 2018.
Anyone qualifying under an exception must have those scores recorded by the same date. All NHPA and any special tournament rules apply. NHPA and CANADIAN entrants must show their 2018 membership card when checking in. You may enter at anytime prior to May 14th. Please see note regarding refunds.
READ CAREFULLY: Any adult male pitching from the full distance platform may enter the OPEN MEN'S DIVISION regardless of age, just as any adult female may enter the OPEN WOMEN'S DIVISION. To enter the SENIOR DIVISION, you must be 60 years of age or older before the end of 2018. Any man that turns 70 years of age in 2018, is older than 70, or has an approved medical exemption may enter the ELDER MEN’S DIVISION. Entrants in the JUNIOR BOY and JUNIOR GIRL DIVISION must be 18 years old or less for the entire 2018 calendar year. JUNIOR CADET DIVISION entrants must be 12 years old or younger for the entire 2018 calender year.
Note # 1. 30ft Men with Medical Exemptions must provide a copy of their NHPA Charter Acceptance letter
( mail or email to the NHPA Secretary) to verify eligibility to participate in this division.
( Can be obtained from your Charter Secretary )
Note # 2. For class play only, a division must have a minimum of 48 entrants or it will be canceled. All entrants will then pitch in the Open Preliminaries.
Note # 3. Junior and Cadet divisions will be mixed for preliminary play.
The pitching schedule will be finalized approximately two (2) weeks after the deadline and published on the NHPA website. If you indicated above to receive the schedule by mail, it will be mailed to the address you have provided above during the first week in June.
Please note: The NHPA reserves the right to disallow your participation for any of the following reasons; any errors on this form, if your records don't appear in NatStats or CanStats, any false or misleading information on this form, if the NHPA cannot verify through its established procedure the validity of any Medical Exemption, or for any other reason by majority vote of the NHPA Council. The NHPA also reserves the right to add qualified entrants and to make class participant changes after the deadline.
PARTICIPANTS LIABILITY RELEASE: In consideration of participating in such activity, I hereby waive, release and forever discharge the National Horseshoe Pitchers Association, all officers, employees, agents and servants of the afore stated organization, and all fellow participants of this event, for any and all action, cause of action, damage, loss or injury, which I may suffer as a consequence of participating in the World Horseshoe Pitching Tournament. In addition it is understood that the NHPA has sole rights to any and all pictures and/or articles for publication. By submitting this form, I hereby agree to all the above terms and conditions.
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