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Rules to play Horseshoes
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1. Juniors Junior contestants may pitch from any place on either the full distance or extended platforms. They must observe the 27 foot foul lines.
2. Open Men and Seniors All Open Men and Senior contestants shall pitch from on or behind the full distance platforms adjacent to the pits and observe the 37 foot foul lines. Physically impaired males in these categories may be given permission by the governing NHPA officials to move on to the extended platforms and observe the 27 foot foul lines. 3. Elders Elders are classified as short distance pitchers, shall pitch less than the full distance, and observe the 27 foot foul line.
Section B. Females All female contestants may pitch from any place on the full distance or extended platforms and observe the 27 foot foul lines, except that any woman pitching in an Elders class must pitch less than 40 feet.