Paducah Parks & Recreation is presenting the first ever Hot Shot Basketball Contest on Saturday, January 27 at the Paducah Recreation Center located at 1527 HC Mathis Drive in Paducah. Boys and girls ages 9-14 who play basketball are invited to play in this fun FREE contest where participants will have three one-minute time periods to shoot from five different marks on the court. Scores will be totaled from each of the three time periods. Awards will be given out for 1st and 2nd place in these age groups: Boys 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 and Girls 9-10, 11-12, 13-14.
The Boys will start at noon with Girls following at 1:30 p.m. Participants must register at the Paducah Recreation Center 15 minutes before their start time. Basketballs will be provided. There is no charge to participate.
If you have questions contact Recreation Specialist Taylor Morsching at 270-444-1331.
Scores based on three, one-minute periods from specified spots on the court. Each spot is worth 1-5 points. A player will be given 5 bonus points for taking a shot from each position on the court. Shooters may only count two lay-ups towards their final scores. The player may start at any of the designated positions on the court. Each shooter will be responsible for rebounding their own shots. Total score from all three periods will be counted to determine the place winners.