Meriden Elks Soccer Shoot:
On Saturday, September 28th, the Meriden Elks will be holding their annual Soccer Shoot which coordinates with Meriden Soccer Club’s pre-scheduled games. As children finish up their games they will have the opportunity to compete in the soccer shoot. In addition, the soccer shoot is open to all Elk children and the public.
There are five age groups for the soccer shoot and they are as follows:
Age 7 and under: 48” goal 1 point, 40” goal 2 points, 34” goal 3 points, 26” goal 4 points, 17” goal 5 points
Ages 8 and 9, Ages 10 and 11, Ages 12 and 13, Ages 14 and 15: Across the entire bottom 1 point, Middle Center 2 points, Middle Ends 3 points, Top Center 4 points, Top Ends (or upper corners) 5 points
Ball is to be placed at a spot centered to the goal as follows: Ages 8 & 9 18’ from the goal line; Ages 10-11 27’ from the goal line; Ages 14 & 15 36’ from the goal line
No equipment is necessary other than appropriate clothing for competition and appropriate footwear (sneakers/cleats). If your child is interested in participating, please visit www.elks35.com and complete the registration form located in event forms. Registration forms are due by Wednesday, September 26th, please drop off at the Lodge for Jenn Maheu or email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to volunteer or have questions, please contact Jenn Maheu at email@example.com.