Hoop Shoot Committee

For nearly 50 years, the Hoop Shoot has been developing gritty kids. The Elks Hoop Shoot is a free throw program for youth ages 8-13.

Committee Members

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CT State Hoop Shoot 2022

Hoop Shoot Contests

Coastal District


Place:     Derby High School
75 Chatfield Street, Derby
Time:     Registration: 9:00 AM
Director: Dave Nagy (203) 954-6486

Derby High School

Central District

December 19th

Place:     Wallingford Rec Center
6 Fairfield Blvd, Wallingford, CT
Time:     Registration: 8:30
Director: George Gilhuly – (203) 269-2666

Wallingford Rec Center

East District

Sunday, December 12th

Place:    UConn Avery Point Gym
1084 Shennecossett Rd., Groton CT
Time:     Registration: 1:00 PM
Director: Mary Hill – (860) 460-2995

UConn Avery Point Gym

Northwest District

Saturday, December 11th

Place:    Torringford School
631 Torringford W. St.
Torrington, CT 06790
Time:     Registration: 12:30 PM for ages 8-9
1:30 PM for ages 10-11
2:30 PM for ages 12-13
Director: Jean Weingart

Torringford School

State Hoop Shoot

January 15, 2022

Place:     Mahoney Recreation Center
110 Cedar St., Manchester, CT
Time:     Registration: 10:30 am
Director: Michael Stewart (860) 235-1681
Following the competition, a complimentary luncheon will be served at the Manchester Elks Lodge No. 1893, at 30 Bissell St. in Manchester.  

Mahoney Recreation Center


Directors’ Drills

From the Grand Lodge Website!

The ENF is making it easier than ever to plan your Hoop Shoot! From promotional items such as posters and brochures, to personalized checklists, Hoop Shoot Directors have access to all contest materials and supplies online.

Lodge Directors

Materials and resources for Lodge contests.

District Directors

Materials and resources for District contests.

State Directors

Materials and resources for State contests.

Promotional Materials

Hoop Shoot brochures and promotional tools.

Contest Materials

Forms and materials for all Hoop Shoot contests.


Hoop Shoot merchandise and apparel orders.