The Knights of Columbus free throw championship will be held on Saturday, January 11 @9 am. Liberty Middle School is the venue. Ages 9-14 as of January 1. A copy of Proof of age is required. High school-age athletes should check with their athletic director for eligibility conflicts. Winners will progress to district, regional and state levels of competition. Questions can be directed to 620-770-6593.
Local K of C to Sponsor Youth Free Throw Championship
All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2014 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The local competition will be held Saturday, January 11th, at 9 a.m. at Liberty Middle School. The Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship is sponsored annually, with winners progressing through local, district, and state competitions. International champions are announced by the K of C international headquarters based on scores from the state level competitions. All boys and girls 9 to 14 years old are eligible to participate and will compete in their respective age divisions. Last year more than 120,000 sharpshooters participated in over 3,600 local competitions.
All contestants on the local level are recognized for the participation in the event. Participants are required to furnish proof of age and written parental consent. For entry forms or additional information contact: Lynn Perez at 620-770-6593.
The Knights of Columbus is an international Catholic family fraternal service organization with over 1.8 mi6llion members in 14,500 local councils. Last year, Knights donated over 70 million volunteer hours and $162 million to charitable and benevolent causes, sponsoring projects to benefit their church, councils, communities, culture of life, families and youth.