Ely Elks Lodge 1469 is pleased to announce the 42nd annual Elks Hoop Shoot contest. The local competition for the 42nd annual Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest, sponsored by the Elks National Foundation, will be held at White Pine High School gym at 9 a.m. on Dec. 14. Contest winners will go on to compete in the district competition on January 18, 2014 in Austin.
An estimated 2.5 million youth from across the country, ages 8 to 13 will compete for a chance to qualify for the National Finals in Springfield, Mass., in April of 2014. National champions will have their names permanently inscribed in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
For more details on the Hoop Shoot or to learn more about the Elks, visitwww.elks.org/hoopshoot or email HOOPSHOOT@elks.org.
School champions from White Pine and Eureka Counties will be competing at the local competition on Dec. 14, sponsored by Ely Elks Lodge 1469.