Eastern Pennsylvania Horseshoe Pitchers Association

General Membership Meeting

February 17, 2013


The annual membership meeting of the EPHPA was called to order by President Denny Hall at 12pm at the Mt. Wolf clubhouse.


Dale Estep read the minutes of the Board of Directors Meeting of Nov.10, 2012.  Ron Baker moved to approve the minutes as corrected.  Walt Burtner seconded the motion.  The minutes were approved as corrected.


Denny Hall next reminded the group that the position of 3rd VP was still open. Rick Hawk moved that Tom Reuther be elected as 3rd VP. Jim Wech seconded. Motion Carried.


Next item of business was Medical Exemptions. Walter Burtner reported that this was a major issue at WT with some abuse of the process being reported. Issue was tabled, to be taken up again at the Director’s meeting.


Denny next reported that the issue of the points championship had received a simple solution. Points are to be issued based on the number of entries. A 4 person class will only receive 4 points for first place while a 8 person class will receive 8 points for first place.  Lee Estep moved that a separate points championship be rewarded for indoor competition. Ray Haskins seconded. Motion Carried. The amount of the awards is to be determined.


Dale Estep moved to eliminate the $5 entry fee for juniors; all entries will pay the same. Rick Hawk seconded the motion. Motion Carried.


Dick Scott next reported that this year’s Farm Show Horseshoe Pitching experience was another huge success.  Dick thanked all who helped make the event successful.


Lee Estep next reported that our EPHPA website received 37,000 hits last year.  She reminded everyone to check their club pages and send any needed changes.


This year’s World Tournament will be held in Utah July 22nd thru August 3rd.


This year’s State Doubles tournament will be held on September 14th.


Walter Burtner moved to adjourn. Mike Fenton Seconded the motion.  Motion Carried.


Respectfully submitted,

Dale Estep, Scty.