All boys and girls ages 10 to 14 (as of January 1, 2014) are invited to participate in the 2014 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The competition will be held Saturday, January 25th at 8:30 am at St. Thomas the Apostle School located at 265 King Street in Crystal Lake (please enter the gym off of Lake Street).
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 contestants will be recognized for their participation in the event. Age group winners will receive a Championship plaque and advance to the District Free Throw Championship on Saturday February 22nd in Cary. Participants are required to furnish proof of age and written parental consent.
The Knights of Columbus is an international Catholic family fraternal service organization with over 1.8 million members in 14,000 local councils. Last year, Knights donated 68 million volunteer hours and $150 million to charitable and benevolent causes, sponsoring projects to benefit their church, councils, communities, families and youth.