Experienced Horseshoe Throwers Compete in Elders Championship at Iowa State Fair

DES MOINES, IA (09/14/2018) (readMedia)-- Horseshoe throwers from across the state competed in the Iowa State Elders Championship division of the Horseshoe Contest Saturday at the 2018 Iowa State Fair.

The State Fair hosts horseshoe competitions every Fair day. Division winners are crowned daily. All Horseshoe Pitching competitions take place on the horseshoe courts just east of Farm Bureau Pioneer Hall.

Iowa State Elder's Championship


1) Bert Logsdon, Pleasantville

2) Ron Stanerson

3) Larry Purcell, Cedar Rapids

4) Garen Rains

5) Bill Sprague

6) Skip Hills

Class A

1) Richard Shepardson

2) Richard Cranston

3) Harold Boden

4) Marvin Dirks

5) Paul Clark


Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines is Iowa's greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. "Nothing Compares" to State Fair Moments August 9-19, 2018. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.