The annual Elks Hoop Shoot free throw contest will be held Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Perry Jr. High School. All students of the Perry area schools are eligible to participate in their respective age groups. There are 6 separate age groups; one for boys and girls 8-9 years old, 10-11 years old, and 12-13 year old categories. All contestant’s age groups will be determined by their age as of April 1, 2018.

Students from the area schools will shoot at 2 p.m. The gym will open at 1 p.m. The winners in that competition will advance to the district contest in Jefferson.

Students eligible for this contest, stated as Perry area students, include those from Perry, Guthrie Center, Panora/Panorama, Adel, Desoto, Minburn, and Woodward-Granger schools.

For more information, contact the Perry Elks Lodge 465-3791, or the Hoop Shoot Director, Mark McCarty, at 490-0210.