The annual Elks National "Hoop Shoot" Free Throw Contest will take place at the Waynesville Recreation Center on Friday, Dec. 16.
Registration will begin at 5 p.m. and the event will start at 6 p.m.
The event is for boys and girls ages eight to 13 (age as of April 1), and it is free. There will be free hotdogs and drinks from 5 to 6 p.m.
Free throw shooters will be divided into boys and girls divisions with three age categories: eight to nine, 10 to 11 and 12 to 13. Birth certificates will be required at registration.
All local winners will advance to district, state and possibly regional competitions.
828.456.2030 or 828.452.6789.