Basketball: Free-throw shoot at Shelton Intermediate School

All boys and girls ages 10 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2015 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The local competition will be held Jan. 31, 2015, at 3 p.m. at Shelton Intermediate School.

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 boys and girls 10-14 years old are eligible to participate and will compete in their respective age divisions. Last year, more than 223,000 sharpshooters participated in over 3,200 local competitions.

All contestants on the local level are recognized for their participation in the event. Participants are required to furnish proof of age and written parental consent. For entry forms or additional information, contact: John Niski, Bernardo Council #1350 at 203-924-6877 or email:

The Knights of Columbus is an international Catholic family fraternal service organization with nearly 1.7 million members in over 13,000 local councils. Last year, Knights donated 68 million volunteer hours and $144 million to charitable and benevolent causes, sponsoring projects to benefit their church, councils, communities, families and youth.