2013-01-09 / Sports

Elks Hoop Shoot January 13

Chambersburg Elks Lodge 600 will hold its annual Hoop Shoot on Sunday, January 13, at McConnellsburg Elementary School.

The Hoop Shoot comprises 25 foul shots from each contestant. All 8-9-year-olds will shoot 11 feet from the foul line using a girl’s basketball. Everyone else will shoot at the regular foul line 15 feet from the basket and use a regulation ball. The Hoop Shoot is and an opportunity to go all the way to the national championships. It is open to all girls and boys ages 8 through 13.

Registration times are 8- 9-year-olds: 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Competition will start at 2:30 p.m., following the opening ceremonies. 10-11- year-olds will register from 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., with the 12- 13-year-olds registering from 4 p.m .to 4:30 p.m.

More information may be obtained by calling 717-485- 0221 or 377-3643.

Kathy Kendall will hold practice for foul shooting. Anyone wishing to practice shooting foul shots is welcome. Practice in the Mc- Connellsburg Elementary gym will be Friday, January 11, from 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. To preregister a copy of birth certificate is needed.

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