Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association seeking new members
The Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association is seeking new members for its 2017 Summer/Fall League
A meeting will be held at the association’s horseshoe pits Aug. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Kemper Williams Park near Patterson to organize teams.
League play will begin, weather permitting, Aug. 22 at 6:30 p.m.
Adult membership is $22 per year for Louisiana and national fees, while junior fees are $7.
Local Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association club membership is $40 per person, which includes league play, club singles and doubles championship tournaments and a year-end banquet in January.
All leagues are handicap and count all, with no experience needed.
Men, women, elders and juniors are welcome.
The Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association would like to start a junior league; however, if not enough juniors participate, those that do can play Tuesday nights with the adults.
Men under 70 years of age pitch from 40 feet, while women, elders (ages 70-plus) and juniors ages 12 and older pitch from 30 feet. Those under age 12 throw from 20 feet.
For more information, visit, www.lshpa.com is the state website.