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National Shuffleboard Tournament Coming to Clearwater

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Clearwater, FL, January 26, 2023 –(PR.com)– The Clearwater Shuffleboard Club will be hosting the National Open Doubles Shuffleboard Tournament on March 11th and 12th, attracting expert shufflers from around the country. Sixty-four teams of two players will compete for a cash prize pool of over $3,000.00 and their names engraved as National Champions. The tournament will take place at the Club facility on Calumet Street, starting at 8:30am each day, open to the public.

Modern court shuffleboard in Pinellas County began with the establishment of the St. Petersburg Mirror Lake Park Shuffleboard Club in 1924. The game itself has a long history, stretching back to the 15th century in England, where it started as a wildly popular indoor table game called shovel-penny. Four centuries later, in the late 1800s, shuffleboard became popular among cruise ship travelers as a ship’s deck game. Eventually an enterprising hotel owner in Daytona…

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