Woman shooting basketball.
Photo by George Addison


Saturday, September 25, 2021 - completed

Event Director

Herb Levitan

Results and Records

See the results of the NVSO 2021 basketball free throws event.


See photographs from the NVSO 2021 basketball free throws event.


General Rules
Please go here for rules covering all events.

Basketball Free Throws Rules
Competition will be separate for Men and Women within 10-year age groups (50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80-89, 90-99, 100+). 5-year age groups may apply depending on the number of participants. NVSO will provide the basketballs.

A) General

  • Each participant shoots 4 rounds of 5 free throws each, equaling a total of 20 free throw attempts.
  • Men will shoot from the free throw line, and women will shoot from two feet forward of the free throw line.
  • Crossing these lines while shooting will be recorded as a forfeited attempt and not be counted.
  • In the event of a tie, each participant will attempt 3 additional free throws. If the tie remains, both participants receive medals. If the tie is for gold, the third place will receive the bronze medal, etc.