The Ticonderoga Elks Lodge # 1494 will hold its annual Hoop Shoot on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 11 a.m. at the Ticonderoga Middle School. Registration will take place from 10 11 am. The competition is open to boys and girls ages 8 13 from Ticonderoga, Crown Point, Putnam, St. Marys, Moriah and Schroon Lake schools. Age groups will be determined as of April 1, 2008. Participants must bring birth certificate for proof of age. Lunch and awards will follow the competition. Prizes are given to first, second and third place winners in their age group. First place winners advance to the district competition in Saranac Lake. Contact Mike Shaw at 585-6699 for more information.