All Officers Effective After April 23, 2107

President Rick Hawk 570-600-2000 rehawk4@gmail.com

Secretary Karen Connelly 814-632-5210 nanaconnelly@hotmail.com

Treasurer Rob Dietz 814-251-3307 rsdietz@live.com

Tourn.Coord. Denny Hall 814-641-7489 cuzslab@verizon.net

PA Regional Director Denny Hall 814-641-7489 cuzslab@verizon.net

Web-master Lee Estep 570-696-36396 pennshoes@yahoo.com

Tom Reuther [1st VP] sampayne@ptd.net John Rheam jjrheam@embarqmail.com

Dave Jadlocki [2nd VP] liljads@verizon.net Dick Scott scottyexpress@msn.com

Justin Foster[ 3rd VP] jefoster825@gmail.com Butch Young alongthecreek@frontier.com

Bob Myers busypal33@yahoo.com Denny Hall cuzslab@verizon.net

Dave Holliday ddholiday@verizon.net Dale Estep pennshoes@yahoo.com

Rules and Regulations for Eastern PA Horseshoes are as follows

1. A $20.00 fee will be required for all Eastern PA tournaments in 2018. The State Tournaments may be different. $2.00 from each entry fee at all tournaments [except State Tournaments] is to be given to the Treasurer for use in future State Tournaments also $3.00 from each entry fee at all tournaments [except State Tournaments] is to be given to the Treasurer for to be placed in the General Fund.

2. The NHPA Card fee is- Adults $33.00 [NHPA dues $25.00 + Eastern PA dues $8.00]

Juniors $8.00 [NHPA dues $5.00 + Eastern PA dues $3.00 ]

3. The NHPA dress code will be strictly enforced. [One warning only]

4. All tournament directors will have at their discretion the option of having separate 30 and 40 classes. Classes with a ringer % spread of 15 points or more may be handicapped at 80%. Handicapped classes can be 30, 40 or 50 shoe games.

5. Opponents will be seeded according to current NATSTATS averages.

6. The Eastern PA Points Championship will award points for each position in every class at all Eastern PA completed tournaments [except State Tournaments]. In each class, 1st place equals the number of pitchers in the class. Each consecutive place decreases by 1 point [example for 8 man class 1st- 8 pts, 2nd 7 pts, 3rd 6pts etc.] If pitcher competes in more than 1 class, points will only be awarded for their highest finishing position. Standings will be posted at each tournament by the tournament director. The most current standings will be on the Eastern PA webpage at www.pennshoes.com [The winning pitcher in a class of less than 5 pitchers in a double round robin will be awarded 1 point for each regular game pitched. Each consecutive place decreases by 1 point [example for 5 man class 1st- 6 pts, 2nd 5 pts, 3rd 4 pts etc.]

1st Place-----------------------------------------------------$100.00 plus a Plate

2nd Place----------------------------------------------------$75.00 plus a Plate

3rd Place----------------------------------------------------$50.00 plus a Plate

7. All pitchers must pay $1.00 per game to scorekeepers in all Eastern PA sanctioned tournaments.

8. Pitchers are not allowed to practice at a tournament until the time is announced by the tournament director. Directors will allow a minimum of 20 minutes warm up before the start of the class.

[Most of our directors use the telephone to call with starting times. It is important to have an up to date phone number on our member list. Contact Rob Dietz if a number change is required. [It would also help if your answering machine would identify you.]