The annual Portfest Horseshoe Pitching Tournament will be held on Saturday, June 8 at Jacksonport State Park, sponsored by ASU-Newport.
A singles and doubles tournament will be held for participants of any age or gender. Cash prizes for singles will be $100 for first place, $75 for second place and $50 for third place. Doubles prizes are $200 for first, $150 for second and $100 for third. Sign-in begins at 9 a.m. on June 8 at the main gate at Portfest and will continue until 10:15 a.m. There is a $10 entry fee for the tournament per participant. Participant’s fee includes a Portfest armband. Anyone coming to watch the event will have to purchase an armband for gate admission. The singles tournament begins at 10:30 a.m. and the doubles tournament will follow immediately. For more information, call the Newport Area Chamber of Commerce at (870) 523-3618 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.