April 20, 2009


Do you pitch washers? Want to have some fun on May 3, 2009 in Kyle, Texas?Read on.... read on.

Kyle United Methodist 2nd Annual Washers Tournament

Front Porch Days in Plum Creek at Fergus Park - Sunday, May 3, 2009

Entry Fees: $30 per team of two
Registration: Closes at 12:00 Noon on May 3rd and is limited to 24 teams.

Checks are accepted until April 27th. Cash Only Please after April 27th and on event day to allow for quick payment to winners.

Played on 2'x2' washer boards w/ one, 3" hole. Each team will have 3 washers to toss per round. (Washers will be provided).

Only one team can score points per round - one point for being on the board, 3 points if you are leaning over the edge of the cup and 5 points for going into the cup. The first team to 21 points WINS!

Visit www.kyleumc.com for the complete set of rules. This will be a double elimination tournament.

First Place is 35% of entry fees.
Second Place is 15% of entry fees.
Third Place is a non-monetary prize.

Donation to Kyle United Methodist Church is 50% of entry fees. (For example: If 10 teams register, the entry fees will equal $300. KUMC receives a donation of $150. First place wins $105. Second place wins $45).

Questions? Please contact Amanda Brown via email at amandabrown89@gmail.com or call 512-801-9072.

KUMC Washers Tournament RULES 2009:

Scoring- 1 point for being on the board, 3 points if you are leaning over the edge of the cup and 5 if you are in the cup.

Boards are placed 21' from center of one hole to the other.
To determine who will "pitch" first to start the game each player will throw one washer toward the opposite board and whoever gets closest to the hole will be the first to throw. After the game has started, the person or team who scored last will throw first.

Playing the game: Player A will pitch their 3 washers (one at a time) toward the opposite board followed by player B. Scoring is determined after both players have pitched all of their washers. Only 1 player/team may score per round and scores points for all washers on the board that are closer than their opponents. The winner is the 1st team to reach 21 points.

There are no "skunk" rules, and you do NOT need to win by 2 points. The tournament will be double elimination.

Once you lose TWO games, you are eliminated from the tournament.

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