Basketball Skill Events

2021 Basketball Skill Event Athlete List

Events:   Basketball Free Throw, Basketball Hot Shot, Basketball 3 Point Contest

Basketball Skill Events Schedule:

Age groups 50/55/60 (both men and women)
Free Throw Saturday, June 26   10am- Noon   Tie break period 11:45am
3 Point/Hot Shot     Saturday, June 26   6 pm. 
Age groups 65/70/75/80 (both men and women)
Free Throw Sunday, June 27     2-4pm     Tie break period 3:45pm
3 Point/Hot Shot     Sunday, June 27      6pm

Venue Location: Academy Park Gymnasium (indoors).  NOTE 5/28/21: the location has been changed from what was first announced.  This will be the final venue.

Venue and Address:   Academy Park Gymnasium | 120 Everbright Ave, Franklin TN 37064

Athlete Check-in Information:   NOTE: Athletes must check-in at the Franklin Recreation Complex either before or after play.  Please click here for Athlete Check-in address, dates and times. 

Basketball Free Throw 2021

Players MUST use the balls provided.  The format is as follows: You may shoot your 10 free throws anytime during the time listed above. One or two practice throws will be allowed prior to the official count if the participant desires.  Afterwards, there will be a period for tiebreakers. If you feel that you might be in contention for a medal, it is absolutely necessary that you check back at (see times listed above). This is not a National qualifying event.  Ladies over 65: please note that you will be allowed to shoot from a 12’  line if you wish.

Basketball Hot Shot and Basketball 3 Point Contests

Men's and Women's 2021

See schedule above for date for your age group.

Start Time:  

Women - 6pm

Men - 6 pm

  • All players should report at 6:00pm.
  • In the hot shot, five spots are marked at locations on the court. The competitor has one minute to score as many points as possible from these marks that are worth between 2 and 5 points. 
  • The three point contest consists of 10 shots behind the three point line.  
  • These are not National qualifying events.

Sports Chair:  Chris Gravlee

Medals: If you must leave before medals are awarded, please have a friend/athlete check your place and pick it up for you.   Medals will also be mailed after receiving a request in writing, accompanied by a check payable to the TN Senior Olympics in the amount of $3.00 per medal for shipping.  Mail to: TSO, PO Box 681, Mt. Juliet, TN 37121.

Basketball Skill Events Check-In Information:  Please click here


Basketball Skill Events Rule Book