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The KY Elks Association offers Veterans Services, Scholarships, Drug Awareness and via our State Major Project, Kids with Cancer, provides support to families battling pediatric cancer.

Some of our Programs include:

Latest KY Elks News

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Elks Hoop Shoot Program

Got Grit?

Through the Hoop Shoot program, the Elks been developing and reinforcing grit for nearly 50 years—long before researchers and experts concluded that grit is so important for our children. Just listen to the parents and contestants in these videos. They’re talking about grit.

Find a Contest Near and Age Group near you: Elks Hoop Shoot

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Elks Soccer Shoot Program

The Elks Soccer Shoot program consists of two

different contests open to girls and boys:

  • Five Goal Contest: consists of a series of five goals, decreasing in size from 48 inches to 17 inches.

    • The five goal contest is for U-8, which includes ages seven years old and younger.

  • Grid Goal Contest: consists of a full-size goal sectioned off so points can be scored when the ball is kicked into certain sections.

    • The age groups that use this goal are U-10,ages eight to nine, U-12, ages ten to eleven, U-14, ages twelve to thirteen, and U-16 ages fourteen and fifteen. The U-16 age group is optional, check with your State Soccer Shoot Chairman to see if your State participates using this age group.

Find out more about the Kentucky Elks Soccer Shoot Contests: Soccer Shoot

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DAP Contest
Essay Contest

Open to students in 6th through 8th grade.

Poster Contest

Open to students in 3rd through 5th grade.

Video Contest

Open to Pre-High School, High School, and Post Graduate Students.

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