NIHL Sponsors

McHenry Moose Lodge #691

McHenry Moose Lodge #691 3535 N. Richmond Rd. Johnsburg, IL 60051


Moe-B-Dicks 1050 North Shore Drive Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Kief's Reef

Kief's Reef 3505 S. Wright Blvd. McHenry, IL 60050 (Burton's Bridge)


Horizantals 7620 Hancock Dr. Wonder Lake, IL 60097

Old Rivers Inn

Old Rivers Inn 17112 Rt. 14 Woodstock, IL 60098

Bolt On Inn

Bolt On Inn 1728 W Wright Rd McHenry, IL 60050

O'Leary's Pub

O'Leary's Pub 4623 Richmond Rd Ringwood, IL 60072

Whiskey Bungalow

Whiskey Bungalow 4616 Hwy 176 Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Hidden Tap

Hidden Tap 203 East Main Street Cary, IL 60013

The Northern Illinois Horseshoe League, a beacon for horseshoe enthusiasts, is intricately divided into competitive divisions, each boasting teams with unique identities and spirited camaraderie. In the Red Division, teams like the River Rats, Monsters, Crew, Boomers, Golden Shoes, and MedRyders showcase a mix of veteran skill and fresh talent, creating a dynamic competitive landscape. The White Division features the Silver Shoes, Ringers, Hookers, Shooters and Stingers, each bringing their own strategies and styles to the pit's, highlighting the sport's diversity and tactical depth. Meanwhile, the Blue Division, with the Knucklers, Repeters, Ringmasters, Green Barons and Hitmen underscores the league's broad appeal, from precision-focused veterans to those with a flair for dramatic plays. This structure not only enhances the league's vibrancy but also fosters a sense of community and rivalry that enriches the sport's tradition in Northern Illinois.