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  • Colorado Pitchers at the 2015 World Tournament

    Posted Jul 10, 2015, 8:26 PM by Lee Stevenson
  • Ken Suhr
    Ken Suhr died May 27, 2015.  Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers.
    Posted Jun 3, 2015, 9:11 AM by Lee Stevenson
  • Betsy Lyle
    Betsy Lyle died on March 10, 2015.   Please keep her family in your thoughts and prayers.  obituary
    Posted Jun 3, 2015, 9:12 AM by Lee Stevenson
  • 2015 World Delegates
    2015 World Delegates are:
    Sheila Shepard 
    Pete Pintor 
    Jeff McDonald 
    Steve Ruddock
    CHPA Members,
    Its that time of the year:  2015 proposed rule changes, NHPA National Officers and future World Tournament locations will be voted on during the 2015 World Tournament.
    These election items should be posted soon at www.horseshoepitching.com and the Horseshoe Pitching NEWSLINE,( online only). Your vote is very important, give your votes to a Delegate by July 2, 2015. Delegates I will send you a Delegates packet as soon as I receive them. Delegates once  compiling your votes please send/call them to Sheila Shepard by July 7, 2015,
    Sheila will be the CHPA Representative at the World Election meeting.  
    The 2015 CHPA Schedule has been updated; Southern Colorado Festival Tournament, Pete Pintor's new Phone# is 719-821-0158.
    Thank you,
    Jim Vigil
    CHPA President
    Posted May 27, 2015, 6:36 PM by Lee Stevenson
  • 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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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

Lake Shawnee Campground
updated 8/29/14

For information about camping at Lake Shawnee Campground during the 2015 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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