Basketball Skill Events

03/30/2021  Note: the school system has still not given permission for its use.  We have a back-up plan in place for all basketball events, but space will be limited with ths back-up.  We DO plan to hold skill events sometime during 3x3 competition Saturday, June 26- Monday, June 28.  Exact dates and times will be annouced once more information is known. 

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

Venue Location:


Basketball Free Throw 2021

Women's Competition Date: 

Time:  TBD - Players may shoot anytime during this time period

            TBD - Tie breaker period

Men's Competition Date: 

Time:  TBD -  Players may shoot anytime during this time period

             TBD - Tie breaker period

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 TBD. 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 Competition Date:

Start Time:  

Women - TBD

Men - TBD

  • The ladies will compete first at TBD followed by the men at TBD. 
  • 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:  Gary Hathcock and 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