By 1808Delaware

The Delaware City Parks and Recreation is hosting its annual Turkey Shootout, a unique event that combines family fun with a dash of competition. Scheduled for November 18 at the Mingo Park Recreation Center, the event promises an exciting day for youth aged 4 to 13 and their accompanying adults. Participants will compete in a basketball foul shooting contest, aiming to win not just bragging rights, but also some tantalizing prizes.

Time to Shoot Some Hoops

The event is meticulously organized to accommodate various age groups, ensuring that everyone gets a fair shot—literally. Here are the timings for each age group:

  • Ages 4/5: 9:30 AM
  • Ages 6/7: 10:00 AM
  • Ages 8/9: 10:30 AM
  • Ages 10/11: 11:00 AM
  • Ages 12/13: 11:30 AM

Free Registration and Fabulous Prizes

One of the best parts about the Turkey Shootout is that registration is absolutely free for each player. But what’s a competition without some enticing rewards? The first-place winner will walk away with a frozen turkey, perfect for the upcoming Thanksgiving feast. Not to be left out, the second and third-place winners will also receive prizes that are sure to make their efforts worthwhile.

How to Register

Interested participants can register for the event on the official Delaware City Parks and Recreation website. The website provides all the necessary details and a straightforward registration process to ensure you secure your spot in this much-anticipated event.

Team Up for a Day of Fun

The Turkey Shootout is not just about individual skills; it’s a team effort. Each youth participant is encouraged to bring along an adult of their choice. Whether it’s a parent, guardian, or even a neighbor, the adult-child teams will compete together, making it a perfect opportunity for some quality family time.


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