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Around the World Shooting Challenge

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Challenge Description

What are we doing? Athletes will try and accumulate as many points as possible by making shots from various points on the basketball court. 

 

Basketball
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Challenge Instructions

Where should we do it? On a basketball court.

What do we need?

    • Regulation 10ft Basketball Net 
    • Basketball
    • 6 marking devices (pylons/cans, chalk/tape etc.) 
    • A measuring tape (we will provide estimated pacing if this is not available)

How should we set up?

Participants will need to make the following markings on their playing surface 

  1. From the front of the hoop, place one marker 3 feet to the right of the hoop (1 large step). POINTS = 1

2. From the front of the hoop, place one marker 3 feet to the left of the hoop (1 large step).  POINTS = 1

3. Place one marker 6 feet (2 large steps) to the right and 6 feet (2 large steps) away from the backboard. POINTS = 2

4. Place one marker 6 feet to the left (2 large steps) and 6 feet to the left (2 large  steps) away from the backboard. POINTS =2

5. Place one marker 15 feet (5 large steps) away from the backboard directly in line with the basket (at the foul line if you have a marked court). POINTS = 3

 

6. Place one marker 21 feet (7 large steps) away from the backboard in any direction of your choosing. (Along the 3 point line if you have a marked court). POINTS = 5

How do we do it?

    • Athletes will take 3 shots from each of the 6 locations on the court.  
    • Points will be awarded for each successfully made basket.
    • Total your points (maximum of 42 points).

 

 

Score type : Points
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