Each time a player encircles a stake with a horseshoe, they score 3 points. Women deliver the horseshoe from 30 feet, while men throw from 40 feet (except for those 70+). Find more rules below.
(INDIVIDUAL EVENT) OPEN
Participants do not have to qualify through regional play-offs. Entry forms and fees may be sent directly to the the AAIM Games office. Entry forms may be obtained from the office or website.
MEN: 55 +
WOMEN: 55 +
40 shoe game
MINIMUM # OF ENTRIES RECOMMENDED: 5 Individuals/Category
RULES & REGULATIONS:
Rules set by the Manitoba Horseshoe Association will apply with the following amendments:
There will be a head judge identified at the start of the tournament. Scorekeepers will be provided for each game.
Players can bring their own horseshoes but equipment should be provided by the Host Community.
A round robin or two division round robin will be played, depending on the number of entries. Two points will be awarded for a win and zero for a loss.
TWO DIVISION ROUND ROBIN
Play-off Elimination Draw:
First in Pool A vs. second in Pool B
First in Pool B vs. second in Pool A
The winners from this will go on to play a game to determine first and second place.
The losing teams will play a game to determine third place.
SINGLE DIVISION ROUND ROBIN: (7 or less players)
The results from the single division round robin will be used to determine first, second, and third place.
TIE BREAKING SYSTEM
DIVISION STANDINGS: In the event two players are tied in division standings, the winner of the previous meeting will advance.
If more than two players are tied within a division then points for and against will determine the division winner, the player with the most points will advance. If a player has won by default, then the average points for and the average points against of the games that they have played will determine the score to be awarded for the defaulted game.
Gold, silver, and bronze medals will be awarded for first, second, and third place respectively, in each category. Medals will be presented immediately following the event or at a central location at a predetermined time.