In-Person: ELKS National Free-Throw “Hoop Shoot Contest”

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Date & Time

Sun, Dec 19 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Address (map)

4540 Hollister Ave.

Venue (website)

Ben Page Youth Center

ELKS National Free-Throw “Hoop Shoot” Contest is open to ALL Boys and Girls ages 8-13*

It’s FUN!!  It’s FREE!!

Sunday, December 19, 2021, from 1:30-3:30 PM

Location: Page Youth Center  4540 Hollister Ave. Santa Barbara

*Contestant age groups, 8-9, 10-11, and 12-13 are determined by their age as of April 1, 2022. To participate, a proof of age document (birth certificate copy or current passport) must be presented at check-in.

THE CONTEST: Each participant will shoot 25 “free throws”. All Girls and Boys 8-9, use a 28.5″ ball. Girls and Boys ages 8-9 shoot 11ft. from the backboard. All others use a 29.5″ ball and shoot 15 ft. from the backboard. Basket height is 10 ft. The highest scorers, including tie-breaker scores, from each age group, will be invited to compete at the District level contest in Santa Maria on January 15, 2022.

For information about the ELKS Hoop Shoot program visit:


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