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  • General Meeting

          The annual CHPA General Meeting will be held April 18 at the Brunswick Zone in Westminster. You can preview proposed amendments (a subpage under "Constitution & Bylaws"). Read the Bylaws concerning the General Meeting and plan to attend. As a CHPA member you have a voice.

    Posted Mar 31, 2015, 8:00 PM by Lee Stevenson
  • Dan Bauer
    Daniel BauerDan Bauer died, October 12, 2014, at the age of 87.  A memorial service was held on Nov 29th at the Greeley Senior Activity Center.  Donations may be made to the Weld Food Bank in Dan's name in care of Adamson Funeral & Cremation, 2000 47th Ave, Greeley, CO  80634.  
    Posted Dec 1, 2014, 8:05 PM by Lee Stevenson
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Message from the President

CHPA Tournament Directors Meeting  10:00 am at Brunswick Zone, Westminster, Colorado on 11/8/2014.  Tournament Directors are encouraged to attend, if you can not attend call Sheila prior to the meeting, with your 2015, Tournament dates, the 2015, CHPA Schedule will be finalized at this meeting. 
Colorado State Doubles Tournament: Will not be held on  1/17/2015, it will be in May 2015, date T.B.A.  (Qualification Required to be eligible to play in the State Doubles Tournament, (1) of the three(3) adult NHPA sanctioned events must be a Doubles Tournament).  The 2014, State Doubles Tournament meets this requirement.
Jim Vigil
CHPA President

Bob Champion
Created 10/5/14, Updated10/8/14

It is with the greatest sorrow to inform you that Bob Champion passed away at his home on October 4th.  Cards can be sent to:

C/O Champion family
5505 Valmont Rd, Lot # 176
Boulder, Co. 80301

Memorial Service will be 3:00 pm., Friday, October 17, at:

Howe Mortuary
1701 W. South Boulder Road
Lafayette, Colorado


2015 CHPA Membership Form
Updated 10/5/14

The 2015 CHPA Membership Application is available.

2014 State Champions
Updated 9/6/14

Division Champion City Shoes W L % Turn
Men Jon Harris Westminster Alan Francis 6 2 47.83 1-1/4
Women Sheila Shepard Westminster Elmer Hohl 5 0 68.22 Flip
Elder's Rich Pintor Idledale Elmer Hohl 7 0 75.19 3/4
Juniors Tyler Eisenhand Indian Hills Challenger 6 0 32.00 Flip
Cadets Mathew Medina Gypsum Dead Eye-Ez 4 0 66.25 Flip

Awards (see complete list under "Awards" page)
updated 9/6/14

HALL-OF-FAME PITCHING (2014) MEN Tony Gentry Westminster
JUNIOR'S Sam Huggins Fort Collins
HALL-OF-FAME SERVICE (2014) WOMEN Jackie Jones Brighton
Ken Rodenberg Thornton

Brian Wilson Fort Collins
Lee Stevenson Longmont
Ken Rodenburg Thornton
Everett Snead Colo. Springs
Rich Pintor Idledale

Nina Pearson Thornton
PLAYER-OF-THE-YEAR (2013) MEN Ken Rodenberg Thornton
WOMEN Nina Pearson Thornton
ELDER'S Del Milbrath Loveland
JUNIOR'S Jamey Huff Thornton
MOST IMPROVED PITCHER (2013) MEN Jerry Byrd Pueblo
WOMEN Brenda Salazar Pueblo
ELDER'S Pete Acosta Northglenn
JUNIOR'S Sam Huggins Fort Collins
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR by POINTS (2013) MEN David Saiz Ordway
WOMEN Jannie Vitetta Colo. Spgs.
BOY'S Tate Holmes Arvada
BOY'S Eli Holmes Arvada
Cadet's Matthew Medina Gypsum
EXTRAVAGANZA (2014) $891.00
Vince Eisenhand

Gasper Romero
updated 9/7/14

Gasper Romero passed away Friday, Aug 29th, in New Mexico.    obituary

Joe Stencel
Updated 8/29/14

Joe Stencel passed away on August 26, 2014 at Life Care, in Greeley.  His visitation will held from 6-8 p.m., Friday, (8/29) at Allnutt Macy Chapel in Greeley. Services will be held at 11.30 a.m., at Faith Lutheran Church in Eaton. Saturday, Aug.30, 2014.  obituary

Lake Shawnee Campground
updated 8/29/14

For information about camping at Lake Shawnee Campground during the 2014 World Tournament in Topeka, Kansas, click here.

Arch Wood Nomination Forms
updated 6/10/14

Clubs must send nominations form back to the CHPA 1st VP by July 1st of the year of the selection. The Arch Wood winner will be announced at the State Banquet and they will be given a plaque. The current winner will keep the Arch Wood traveling trophy for one year.
Vicki Barham

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  • Foreits
    The RGS book, rule 11 Section G - Forfeits, states, any contestant who foreits for unapproved reason will be moved to last place in the standing, and will forfeit all prize money and/or awards for that event, this contestant will also be subject to a one year suspension from the NHPA.
    Posted Apr 3, 2015, 3:02 AM by bryan1962@comcast.net
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