Knights of Columbus Youth Free Throw Championship has arrived

The 2012 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship is here. All girls and boys ages 10-14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition.

The Free Throw Championship will be held Friday, Jan. 13, with registration from 5:45 to 6:10 p.m., and the competition starting at 6:15 p.m. at the North Branch Middle School south gym.

The event is sponsored annually by North Branch Council #10016, with winners progressing through local, district, regional and state competitions. International champions are announced by the K of C international headquarters based on scores from the state level competitions.

Girls and boys 10 to 14, as of December 31, 2011 are eligible to participate and will compete in their respective age divisions. All contestants on the local level are recognized for their participation in the event.

Local champions in each age and gender category will be awarded an official Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship basketball. Champions are required to furnish proof of age and written parental consent at the district level.

For more information contact Daryl Moeller at 651-674-2602.

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