Contestants sought in Elks Hoop Shoot

The whistle has been blown to start the Elks 2018-19 Hoop Shoot!

Hoop Shoot contests is an Elks National Foundation Competition (ENF) program that allows young athletes to excel in an athletic basketball goal contest. Over 3,000,000 students participated 2017 contest . School Champions chosen by PE and Athletics Directors of local, middle and elementary schools will be invited to the Pulaski Elks Lodge to a shoot off in early January.  Gender and age groups will compete for ranking to represent The BPOE #1067 Pulaski Lodge in a district Hoop shoot comprising of 8 Lodges. From there its on to state and regional shoot off. With a final national competition.

The Pulaski Lodge has had some great shooters over the past decade. Five School champs have ventured to the regional competition with one moving all the way to Chicago in 2017. Leslie Turpin Pulaski Lodge Hoop Shoot champion stated “Our Schools produce some really driven and accurate shooters”

If you are a student ages 8 to 13 ask your PE or AD how you can sign up to participate in this very exciting and rewarding contest. Parents and guardians if you have questions about this competition please directed them to  Or go to on the Web and click on ENF Hoop Shoot for a video on the program.