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The game of horseshoes dates back as far as the Roman Empire. It has changed slightly since then, but is still one of the few sports you can enjoy almost anywhere, including your own backyard. This game is an international sport which is played almost everywhere in the world. You can enjoy playing by yourself or with more people. All you need is horseshoes and two stakes, which are located 30 to 40 feet apart. The object of the game is to get your horseshoes closer to the stake than your opponent's.

Clearwater Horseshoe Club

The Clearwater Horseshoe Club has 18 newly renovated, lighted courts with covers over the Kentucky blue clay pits. Courts are wheelchair accessible.

The Florida State Horseshoe Pitchers Association Hall of Fame is located in the Clearwater clubhouse. It includes memorabilia honoring the former world champion, Carl Steinfeldt, and other outstanding champions of the sport.

Bring the whole family and try it out for free the first time! We’ll even provide the equipment and basic instruction. Children should be approximately 9 years old. We ask that an adult accompany everyone under the age of 16. Call the club for details.

League and Open Pitching

  • Beginning October 6
  • Tuesdays, Thursdays, 12:15 – 3:15 p.m.
  • Wednesdays, 6 – 9 p.m.


Starting time for all tournaments is 9 a.m. Entry fee is $20 for all tournaments, and must be received at least 7 days before the tournament date. Tournaments begin in October for the fall season.

For further information, contact Tournament Director Ron Deckard at (813) 884-2932.