Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship Jan. 20 at St. Mary’s

The Knights of Columbus will host its 2013 Free Throw Championship on Jan. 20, at 1 p.m., in the gymnasium of St. Mary's Church.

The local contest is open to boys and girls ages 10 to 14 as of Jan. 1, 2013.

Winners advance from local competition to district, state and national contests, if they keep winning.

International champions are announced by the K of C international headquarters based on scores from the state-level competitions. Last year, over 120,000 youth participated in over 3,600 local competitions.

All contestants on the level are recognized for their participation in the event. Participants are required to furnish proof of age and written parent consent. For entry forms or additional information, contact Kevin Godfroy at 519-5047.