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AMERICAN HORSESHOE PITCHERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
INDIANA RULES - TABLE OF CONTENTS
OFFICIAL RULES FOR HORSESHOE PITCHING

As adopted by the
American Horseshoe Pitchers' Association of America

Revised April, 1 2005

Section 1 Jurisdiction
1.1 Sanctioned League
1.2 State Cards
1.3 Amended Rules
1.4 Student Memberships
1.5 Alocolic Beverages
 
Section 2 Horseshoe Courts
2.1 Indoor Pitching
2.2 Court Layout
2.3 Pitchers Box
2.4 Clay Type and Depth
2.5 Distance Between Stakes
2.6 Foul Line
2.7 Distance Between Courts
2.8 Distance/Foul Line Women/Juniors
2.9 Pitchers Platform and Diagram
 
Section 3 Horseshoe Equipment
3.1 Stakes
3.2 Offical Shoe
3.3 Score Board Diagram
 
Section 4 State Handicapped Play
4.1 Handicap Chart
4.1 Method For Averages
4.1 Method For Handicaps
4.2 Results, Recording
4.2 Statistican or Secretary Responsibility
 
Section 5 Playing Rules
5.1 Games, Type of
5.2 Games, Regulation
5.3 Choice of Pitch
5.4 Alternate Pitch
5.5 Shoe Delivery, Pitcher
5.6 Shoe Delivery, Opponent
5.7 Shoe, Informed Lay Of
5.8 Broken Shoes
5.9 Fair Shoes, Court
5.10 Foul Line
5.11 Foul Shoes Delivery Of
5.12 Foul Shoes Credited
5.13 Foul Shoes Out Of Pit
5.14 Foul Shoes, Removal
5.15 Foreign Objects
5.16 Measurment
5.17 Conduct
5.18 Harassment
5.19 Violations Rules
5.20 Winners
 
Section 6 Scoring Rules
6.1 Innings
6.2 Points, Value
6.3 Ringer Definitions
6.4 Points, When Scored
6.5 Ringer Credits
6.6 Shoe, Leaning
6.7 Shoe, Scoring
6.8 Points, Agreement
6.9 Points Calling
6.10 Results Recording
 
Section 7 Tournament Play
7.1 Tournament Sanctions
7.2 Court Preparation
7.3 Protests
7.4 League Secretary Responsibilities
7.5 League Secretary, Tournament Results
7.6 League Secretary, Score Posting
7.7 Eligibility-League Members
7.8 Non Legue Members
7.9 Average Establishment
7.10 Average For Tournaments, How Figured
Section 7 Tournament Play (Cont.)
7.11 Awards, Adults
7.12 Trophy Requirments
7.13 Dress Code
7.14 Class Breakdown
7.15 Distance,Senior and Handicap (Men)
7.16 Class "A" Declaration
7.17 Warmup Time
7.18 Pitching Alone
7.19 Host Club/Guest Pitcher
7.20 Judges, Appointment
7.21 Interpretation Of Rules
7.22 Weather Interference
7.23 Tie Breakers
7.24 Appeals
7.25 Tournament Entry Fee
7.26 Tournament
7.27 Tournament Averages, How Figured
 
Section 8 Junior Divisions
8.1 Age Limits
8.2 Consent, Notarized
8.3 Classes
8.4 Entry Fee, Games Pitched
8.5 Rules
 
Section 9 Awards Special
9.1 Mr. & Mrs. Horseshoe
9.2 Cash Awards, High Game
9.3 Patch Awards
9.4 Point Standings
9.5 100 Point Club
9.6 Governed By
 
Section 10 State Championships
10.1 Actual State Championships
10.2 Individual Games Pitched
10.3 Score Keepers, Paying Of
10.4 Events, Type Of
10.5 Individual, Class Breakdown
10.6 Juniors
10.7 Mixed Doubles
10.8 Father-Son / Mother-Daughter
10.9 Senior Citizens
10.10 Winners, Determination
10.11 Weather Interference
10.12 Residency
10.13 Number Of Shoes
 
Section 11 Tournament of Champions
11.1 Final Tournament Name
11.2 Qualfications
11.3 Handicaps
11.4 Entry Form and Fee
11.5 Divisions, When Pitched
11.6 Score Keepers, Paying Of
11.7 Games, Pitched
11.8 Averages, How Determined (TOC Only)
11.9 Men and Women Seperated
11.10 Disputes
11.11 Officials (Championship Match)
11.12 Championship ScoreBoard
 
Section 12 Youth
12.1 Youths (Boys and Girls)
12.2 Entry Fees
12.3 Pitching Distance
12.4 Handicaps, How Figured
 
Section 13 Team
13.1 Team Member Qualifications
13.2 Team Partners
13.3 Point System
13.4 Awards

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