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Elks Hoop Shoot contest slated Jan. 8The annual Elks Lodge youth basketball Hoop Shoot contest for boys and girls ages 8-13 will be held Saturday, Jan. 8, at the Glenwood Community Center.Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. for ages 8-9, followed by the other age groups. Approximate shootout times are 1 p.m. (8-9 years), 1:45 p.m. (10-11) and 2:30 p.m. (12-13). All contestants must bring a birth certificate, and basketball or athletic shoes are required.Separate divisions for boys and girls include ages 8-9, 10-11 and 12-13 as of April 1, 2005.Participants get a total of 25 free throws. Trophies will be awarded to the top three scores in each division. Boys in the 8-9 division and all girls use a smaller girls basketball. Boys and girls in the 8-9 division also have the option of shooting from a line four feet inside the regulation free-throw line.Winners in each division advance to the district competition in Rangely on Jan. 22.Information: George Dana, 928-8565. Public skating available New Year’s weekendThe Glenwood Springs Community Center ice rink will be open for public skating on Friday and Saturday from noon to 1:30 p.m. Evening skating hours are different on both dates. The rink is open for public skating from 6:45-7:45 p.m. Dec. 31 and from 6-7 p.m. Jan. 1.Information: 384-6301; http://www.glenwoodrec.com.Youth hockey instructor neededA youth hockey instructor is needed to teach kids ages 6-12 the basics of ice hockey at the Carbondale Ice Rink. The course runs 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 4-27. Information: 704-4116.


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