‘National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Competition’ is Sat. at Matt Griffin YMCA


The Matt Griffin Y will be co-hosting the Seattle Elks Lodge #92 National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Competition this Saturday, Jan. 24, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Prizes and lunch provided for all participants.

This event is FREE AND OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY.photo201005_0110_32_download_250

Ages 8-13.

No registration required.

Here’s more info:

The Elks help to sponsor contestants and their families at a levels of the competition. One boy and one girl from each age group will advance to the district competition. From there they can continue to advance through the state, regional, and national competitions.

National finals are held in Springfield, Massachusetts and one boy and one girl will win a national title. National Champions have their names permanently inscribed in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and will receive the Getty Powell Award for the best score during finals. These winners and their parents receive a free trip to the Elks National Convention in July.

Read more information about the competition at: www.elks.org/hoopshoot.

For questions about this event, please contact Matt Griffin Y’s Director of Youth & Family Programs, Jessica Rojas at [email protected] or 206-787-1186.

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