The National Elks Hoop Shoot free-throw contest will be hosted locally by the Beardstown Elks Club 1007 on Saturday, January 12 at 2 p.m. at the BHS High Gym.
The Elks Hoop Shoot is free to boys and girls who will be between the ages of 8-13 on April 1, 2014. Winners will advance through district, state and regional Hoop Shoot® contests.
Regional winners qualify for a trip to compete at the Hoop Shoot National Finals held April 10-13, 2014, in Springfield, Mass.
National Champions will have their names permanently inscribed on a plaque in the Basketball Hall of Fame.
You may learn more at www.elks.org/hoopshoot or for local information, contact the local Hoop Shoot director Bob Schultz at 370-9122.