Elks Hoop Shoot set for Sunday
November 20, 2013
The Havre Elks Lodge Annual Hoop Shoot is coming to the Havre Central Gym Sunday.
The annual free-throw contest will start at 2 p.m. with registration taking place at 1:30 p.m. The hoop shoot is open to boys and girls ages 8-13 and registration is free.
Towns in the area eligible to participate are Havre, Big Sandy, Chinook, Harlem, Turner, Box Elder, Rocky Boy and as far west as Rudyard.
There will be trophies awarded to boys and girls winners in three age categories.
The winners of Sunday's hoops shoot advance to the District Shoot Jan. 14 in Lewistown.
Winners who advance through the district shoot will move on to the state hoop shoot and could advance to regionals. Regional winners will advance to the Elks National Finals Hoop Shoot, which will be held April 10-13 in Springfield, Mass. National champions will have their names on a plaque forever in the National Basketball Hall of Fame.
For more information on the Havre Elks Hoop Shoot, call Matt Kretchmer at 265-2454.