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Troy Elks Hoop Shoot

Posted on Monday, December 2, 2013 at 8:39 am

Troy Elks Lodge #2805 will be hosting its annual Hoop Shoot Contest for boys and girls ages 8 through 13 on Saturday, December 7 at Claude Brown Elementary. It had previously been set for the Troy Middle School gym. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the competition starting at 10 a.m.

The Hoop Shoot is a free-throw shooting contest with contestants shooting a total of 25 free throws behind the regulation foul line. Age groups 8-9 will shoot four feet in front of the foul line. There are six age groups in the competition determined by ages: Boys age 8-9, Girls age 8-9, Boys age 10-11, Girls age 10-11, Boys age 12-13, Girls age 12-13.

Contestants must bring a birth certificate or passport for age verification.

Winners will advance to the District, State Regional and National Competitions.

For more information, please contact Rob Cissell at 636-295-5610.