TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) - Horseshoes will fly in Topeka in two years.
The city has landed the World Horseshoe Pitching Championships for 2015. It's expected to generate an economic impact of $2 million to Topeka hotels, restaurants and businesses.
Visit Topeka Inc. announced the successful bid at a Monday news conference.
Organizers hope the two-week event will draw 1,500 pitchers from across the United States, Canada and several other countries. To handle the competition, between 50 and 75 indoor courts will be set up at the Expocentre's Landon Arena and Exhibition Hall.
Topeka beat out Charleston, W.V., by one vote to bring the event back to Kansas for the second time. The first World Horseshoe Tournament was held in Bronson, Kan., in 1910.
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