Carson City Elks holding annual Hoop Shoot Jan. 7 | NevadaAppeal.com

Carson City Elks holding annual Hoop Shoot Jan. 7

Kids ages 8-13 are called to participate in Carson City Elks Lodge's free Hoop Shoot on Jan. 7 at the Multi-purpose Athletic Center, 1860 Russell Way.

The contest offers 25 free throws per student. The winners advance to the district event in Reno, followed by the state event in Hawthorne; then regionals in Las Vegas and nationals in Chicago, Ill., where the winner will be awarded a $25,000 scholarship.

Registration is from 9 to 9:20, with the contest starting at 9:30 a.m.

Participants must be of age before April 1, 2017 to qualify. Tennis shoes are mandatory.

For more information, call the Elks Lodge at 775-882-2177, or go to http://www.elks.org/hoopshoot.cfm.

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