The Elks National "Hoop Shoot" Free Throw Contest is open to boys and girls, ages 8 to 13.
Basketball or tennis shoes are necessary.
T-shirt, slacks or pants may be worn. Basketball uniforms would be preferred, but should not be required.
In the 8-9 boys age division, the 28.5 basketball will be used in all levels of competition.
In the 10-11 and 12-13 age divisions, a regulation-size official basketball with 7-9 lbs. of air and channels and/or seams not exceeding 1/4 inch in width. A leather ball will be used in all state, regional and national contests.
A regulation-size official basketball 28.5 in circumference with 7-9 Ibs. of air and channels and/or seams not exceeding 1/4 inch in width. A leather ball will be used in all state, regional and national contests.
For additional information such as rules, scheduling information, tips from the pros or FAQs, visit the Elks Hoop Shoot Homepage.
In the News
2014 Hoop Shoot Champ - Morgan Brooking
Read The Saratogian article here.