SXU hosts Annual Turkey Shoot free throw contest

Saint Xavier University invites the community to celebrate the upcoming basketball season at the Annual Turkey Shoot free throw contest from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tues., Nov. 13 in the Shannon Center. The grand prize is a Thanksgiving turkey!

Participants will be able to participate in open gym activities from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., with raffles every 15 minutes. Participants also can meet members of the SXU men’s and women’s basketball teams, and also receive free tickets to upcoming games.

Registration is at the door, and costs $5 per team. Teams must include one parent/guardian (over 18) and one child from 7 to 14 years of age. There are four age categories:  7 to 8 years, 9 to 10 years, 11 to 12 years and 13 to 14 years.  The first- and second-place teams in each age group will win a Thanksgiving turkey, and the third-place team will win a Bakers Square gift card.

For more information, please contact Jennifer Quinlan at (773) 298-3778 or