Hotel Information for the State Tournament

Jackson is a popular location for the Labor Day Weekend. There are numerous weddings and activities taking place in town. So, due to these factors, below are the accommodations we were able to secure.

Comfort Inn – 2435 Shirley Drive, Jackson, MI 49202 – 517-768-0088 - A block of rooms has been held – when you call just tell them “Michigan State Horseshoe Tournament”. You must call by August 8 to get the discount and to reserve a held room.
Room rates are: King Bed - $130.49
2 Queen Beds $ 134.99
King Bed Suite - $139.49
2 Queen Bed Suite $ 143.99
(All Rooms are Non-Smoking)

Travelodge – 901 Rosehill Drive, Jackson, MI 49202 – 517-787-1111 – No rooms have been held, however, they will offer the rates below (which have been discounted), just tell them “Michigan State Horseshoe Tournament”.
Room Rates are: Double Room $53.96 +tax
King Room $59.95 + tax

Here are a few hotels in the area that might have a few rooms, but were not available for reserving a block of rooms:
Hampton Inn – 2325 Shirley Drive – 800-HAMPTON Holiday Inn Northwest – Airport Rd. – 855-809-3505
Super 8 – 2001 Shirley Drive – 517-788-8780
Fairfield Inn – 2395 Shirley Drive – 517-784-7877

During the weekend tournaments, food will be available for purchase. The Jackson Horseshoe Club is arranging for food to be available.

What is the MHPA?

The purpose of the Michigan Horseshoe Pitchers Association is to promote the great game of horseshoes in this way: "The sport of horseshoe pitching affords a healthy, scientific, pleasant and competitive sport suitable to all persons with a desire to unify horseshoe adherents, standardize horseshoepitching rules, authorize and conduct tournaments of local, state and national scope, promote the establishment of league and clubs.

Joining the MHPA is Easy

To join the MHPA, just fill out the application and send it in. You will meet some great people who love the game of horseshoes. A small fee is charged ($35) annually, which includes membership in the NHPA and insurance for all sanctioned events.

Why Join the MHPA?

Horseshoe pitching is at its finest when played with some competition, especially those that love the game. One can practice endless hours on a home court, but joining the MHPA gives you a chance to improve your game and have camaraderie with other players in the Michigan Horseshoe Pitchers Association. The exercise and competition is great.

When you join the MHPA

A current tournament schedule will be sent to you along with a packet of information containing the MHPA constitution and bylaws, history of the game, how to call score, Michigan State Champions dating back to 1923. You will also receive the official rules of horseshoe pitching, updated maps to each tournament site, a subscription to our newsletter, "The Ringer Report", and much, much more!

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