The competition for the annual Elks national free-throwing contest will be held at the TwentyninePalmsJunior High School gym this Sunday, December 15 at noon. Boys and girls in three age categories from 8-13 will each have 25 shots at the hoop. The ones with the best scores advance through four tiers of competition to qualify for the National finals. Age groups will be determined as of the child’s age April 1, 2014. For Information call Debbie McClure or Billy McClay at 760-367-2828.