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Troy Elks Hoop shoot, register now for event

Posted on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 10:37 am

Troy Elks Lodge #2805 will be hosting its annual Hoop Shoot Contest for boys and girls ages 8 through 13 on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at the Claude Brown Intermediate Gymnasium.  Registration begins at 9:30 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 age as of April 1, 2013:

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.