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Recreation: Jerome Elks Hoop Shoot
Clarkdale-Jerome Elementary School
1615 Main Street
The Jerome Elks Lodge will be hosting their annual Hoop Shoot – Free Throw Contest on Sunday December 9th at the Clarkdale-Jerome Elementary School gym. Please arrive at 12:00 noon for sign up. The Shoot will take place from after registration to 3:00 PM. The school is located at 1615 Main Street, Clarkdale.
The contest is open to all children from 8-13. Contestants must be 8 years old as of April 1, 2012. This Free Throw Contest is divided into divisions, one for boys and one for girls. It is further divided into categories by age, age 8-9, 10-11, 12-13. Basketball or tennis shoes are necessary.
This is a National Contest with winners from the local level advancing to District (Northern Arizona), then to State and onward to the National Contest which is held in Springfield, Massachusetts. The National Shoot includes a visit to the Basketball hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts.
This is a great way to spend an afternoon, we have many talented shooters in the Verde Valley – please come and take a shot – you could end up in the Nationals.
For information, call Bill Frazier at 928-300-7297.