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Hoop shoot: Area contest is Monday at Memorial Hall

BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Elks Lodge will host its annual “Hoop Shoot” Monday, Jan. 20 at Memorial Hall on the BSU campus.

Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. and the contest will start at 1 p.m.

Participants will be grouped according to age and there will be boys and girls divisions for ages 8-9, 10-11 and 12-13. Each contestant will take 25 shots and the boy and girl in each group with the best scores will advance to the Minnesota North District Jan. 26 in Virginia.

For more details contact the Elks Lodge (751-1052) or Ken Traxler (218-209-7387).

The state contest is Feb. 8 in Hutchinson and the regional event is March 15 in Iowa City. The national tournament is April 17-20 in Springfield, Mass.

For more details on the local contest contact the Elks Lodge (751-1052) or Ken Traxler (218-209-7387).