Dallas K of C to sponsor free throw competition

First Posted: 12/23/2014

All boys and girls ages 10 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship starting at noon, on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015 at Gate of Heaven Gymnasium, 40 Machell Ave., Dallas.

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 headquarters based on scores from the state-level competitions. All boys and girls will compete in their respective age and gender divisions.

Since its beginning in 1972, over 2.5 million youths have participated in the contest.

All contestants on the local level are recognized for their participation. Participants are required to furnish proof of age and written parental consent.

Ben O’Connell was the local champion of the 14-year-old boy’s free throw competition and progressed to win the International trophy.

For entry forms or additional information, contact chairman Jim O’Donnell 696-2831 or 406-8999.

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