By Paul Schmitt
All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2017 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The local competition will be held this Saturday, January 14 at 10:00 A.M. registration and practice, and start at 11:00 A.M. in the St John Bosco/Corpus Christi gym in Sturgeon Bay. There is no entry fee, and awards will be given for 1 place. Embroidered patches are provided for all participants.
The Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship is sponsored annually by Msgnr. Broens Council #2478 of Sturgeon Bay with winners progressing through local, district, and state competition. 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 as of January 1, 2017 are eligible to participate and compete in the respective age divisions. Last year more than 120,000 sharpshooters participated in over 3,600 local competitions.
Participants must furnish proof of age and parental or guardian consent. For additional information contact Steve Johnson at 743-2129.