BC Horseshoe Pitching Championships Day 1

Photo by ISN Jeff Morrison
Day one complete at the BC Horseshoe Pitching Championships held at Glanford park in Victoria on saturday.

Photo by ISN Jeff Morrison
With players from Northern BC, Interior , Mainland and Vancouver Island and Powell River competing.  Men, Ladies , Elders Men  and Juniors  are showing their skill at tossing horseshoes around a pin.  With ringer percentage sometimes into the 60 and 70 percent.
Photo by ISN Jeff Morrison
In Mens A Play John Meeres  5-0 leads defending champ Tom Moffat 4-1 

Elders Rick Britz and Jerry Melissa are tied at 4-1 averaging 60%

Former World Junior Champ leads the ladies division at 5-0 with a ringer % of 65.65

Nichole Dabny leads all juniors at 5-0 and a ringer percent at 41.25

Photo by ISN Jeff Morrison
Other leaders 
Mens B Paul Onyschtschuk and Clayton White 4-1
Mens C Joe Brietkopf  4-1
Mens D Serge Dube  5-0

Mens E  former BC Lion  Dennis Guevin

Ladies B  Sharon Daly and Brenda Arnold 3-1 

Ladies C Sam Salmon 5-0

Ladies D Louise Hamel 5-0

Ladies E  Slyvia Sheldon

Elders B  Darryl Olson  4-1

Elders C  Bob Barker 4-1
Elders D  Tom Bligh and Brian Ryder 4-1
Elders E Erle Salmon  4-1
Elders F  Harry Bey and Frank Hubick  2-1


 Photo by ISN Jeff Morrison

Following play on Saturday there was a fantastic dinner put on for all the players and families and friends.  A great big thank you for the kitchen staff.
Play for all 96 players continue on Sunday at Victoria Horseshoe Club at Glanford park .

just past McKenzie Ave.

Admission is free and concession available
Come out and enjoy watching players excelling at this once backyard game that is a national sport.  
Victoria will be hosting the Canadian Championships next year in August.

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