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Skowhegan-Madison Elks Hoop Shoot Jan. 8

Madison -

MADISON, Maine –¬† The Skowhegan-Madison Elks Lodge Annual ‚ÄúHoop Shoot‚ÄĚ will be held at noon Sunday, Jan. 8, at Madison Memorial High School.

The free throw contest is open to boys and girls, ages 8 to 13. There are six age groups in the competition: boys age 8-9, girls age 8-9, boys age 10-11, girls age 10-11, boys age 12-13 and girls age 12-13.

Each contestant has 25 shots at the hoop. The boy and girl in each age group with the best scores advance through four tiers of competition to qualify for the national finals.

The winners of Skowhegan-Madison Lodge contests will advance to the Central District finals at Cony High School in Augusta on Sunday, Jan. 15. The District winners then compete in the state contest, also held at Cony High School, on Sunday, Jan. 29.

For more information, call  Scott Mitchell at 474-0276.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Mike Lange

Telephone Number: (207)938-3975

Website: http://www.maineelks.org

Email: mdlange@roadrunner.com