2017 Hoover-Ball National Championships

2017 National Hoover-Ball Championships
(30th Annual National Hoover-Ball Championships)
Saturday, August 5, 2017
Hoover-Ball Courts
312 W. Main Street - West Branch, Iowa
I-80, exit 254, 12 miles east of Iowa City


Registration is now open online at

The games begin:


The 30th Annual National Hoover-Ball Championships are going to be bigger and better than ever! Several things will be happening at the Hoover-Ball courts during Hoover's Hometown Days 2017:

  • A youth camp will be offered July 26 & 27 to 4th through 7th graders to teach the finer points of Hoover-Ball. Following the camp, a Youth Hoover-Ball Tournament will run during Hoover's Hometown Days on Aug. 4. These are free events!
  • The Hoover-Ball National Championship has become part of the Iowa Games - registration opens in March at
  • 30th National Hoover-Ball Championships will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. There will be 4-lb. women's and 4-lb. men's games. Winning teams will take home a traveling trophy and a $200 cash prize!
  • Food vendors will be on Main Street from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Register online at This year, the fee is $20 per player and includes an Iowa Games t-shirt with online registration.

Check our Facebook page to view a photo gallery of past games.

To learn more about our 2016 Hoover's Hometown Days Celebration, click on the Hoover's Hometown Days link at the top right hand side of this page, under NEWS & EVENTS



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