Basketball Skill Events

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

Saturday, June 22,    All men 50-64.
General start time : TBD- may be staggered depending on numbers.

Sunday, June 23,    All women and men 65+
General start time : TBD- may be staggered depending on numbers.

Venue Location:

Franklin High School (possibly Indoor Sports Complex)

801 Hillsboro Rd, Franklin TN 37064

Basketball Free Throw

Players MUST use the balls provided.  Format and tie breaker period to be determined. 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 the tie breaker period. 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 

  • 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 $8.00 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