Pocatello Team Sports Classes and Special Events
2022 Junior Jazz Fun Shot Competition
This event will be held January 29, 2022 at Franklin Middle School at noon. All boys and girls currently in 3rd – 8th grade are invited to participate. Participants will each get 1 minute (2 rounds) to see how many points they can score from various “spots” on the floor. Each round scored and tallied.
All 1st and 2nd place winners in each division will be able to advance to the regional competition and compete. The winners of each age group at the regional competition will advance to the Finals to compete against kids from all over Utah, Southern Idaho, and Western Wyoming at Vivant Smart Home Arena prior to a Utah Jazz game. Finals participants and parents will also receive free tickets to the Utah Jazz game that same day. This exciting event is brought to you by the partnership with Pocatello Team Sports and the Utah Jazz.
All first-place finishers qualify for the Jr Jazz Fun Shot Finals in Salt Lake City that will be held in March. The Fun Shot Finals site, which is held in the Utah Jazz Vivint Arena, will be on March 12, 2022. The Finals site and date may be changed based upon Utah COVID-19 conditions and restrictions for athletic event gatherings. Finals participants will be contacted by e-mail by the Jr Jazz Main Office with the date, location and times of the Finals if changed from March 12, 2022.
This program is for 4-7 year-old boys and girls, and focuses on introducing the participants to basketball and the development of basic motor skills necessary to play organized basketball, while they work one-on-one and spend quality time with their parents. The program focuses on teaching children and their parents dribbling/ball handling, shooting, passing/catching, and running/agility. Each week the exercises become increasingly difficult as the class progresses and the children show improvement. There are no designated teams or coaches. Parents are required to participate and assist with their child. The class is 45 minutes long once a week for 5 weeks and is limited 8 participants per class session. Class will be held at the Community Rec. Center 144 Wilson. Cost for the class is $40.00. All participants will be provided a basketball that they will keep. 11am class for 4 and 5 year olds and 12pm class is for 6 and 7 year olds.
Registration: REGISTER NOW
SESSION 1: September 25 – October 16, 2021 from 11:00–11:45 a.m.
SESSION 2: September 25 – October 16, 2021 from 12:00–12:45 p.m.
SESSION 3: January 8 – 29, 2022 from 11:00–11:45 a.m.
SESSION 4: January 8 – 29, 2022 from 12:00–12:45 p.m.
Holiday Hoopla (Cancelled for 2021)
Holiday Hoopla is a timed free throw shooting contest. Participants will have one minute to make as many free throws as possible. There are separate divisions for boys and girls. The first place finishers in each division will receive a prize. All proceeds will be donated to the Idaho Food Bank. Registration forms will be available at Dick’s Sporting Goods, 1844 Hurley Dr. the day of the event. Contact the Team Sports Office at 208-234-6235 or 208-234-6573 if you have any questions.
Registration: Will be rescheduled for late January or early February
Time: 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Fee: $3 per participant
Age Groups: 8–9, 10–11, 12–13, and 14+ years
Location: Dick’s Sporting Goods, 1844 Hurley Dr., Pocatello