The Weiser Elks Lodge #1683 is preparing for their annual Hoop Shoot Contest at the Weiser Middle School Gymnasium on Saturday, January 6, doors open at noon and compititions starts at 1:00 pm. The Elks National "Hoop Shoot" Free Throw Program is open to all boys and girls, ages 8 through 13.  All public and private schools within the jurisdiction of the Weiser Elks Lodge are invited to participate in the Elks National "Hoop Shoot" Free Throw Contest. That includes schools from Huntington, Oregon to McCall.  The Elks' nationwide program gives youngsters an opportunity for spirited competition, fine relationships with their peers, and travel statewide, regionally and nationally at minimal expense to their parents or school. The parents of finalists at the state, regional and national levels attend the competition as guests of the Elks. 
The six Lodge Champions, one boy and one girl in each age-group, will advance to a District contest. The District contest is held in Boise at Timberline High School.  Age groups are, 8-9, 10-11 and 12-13 as of (4/1/2018). For more information, contact the Darrel Krause at (208) 550-2365 or (208) 549-1687.