K of C free-throw championship

The Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship will be held on Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Shelton Intermediate School gym. Registration begins at 2 p.m.

The competition, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Bernardo Council #1350, is for boys and girls ages 9 to 14.

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 9 to 14 are eligible to participate and will compete in their respective age divisions. Last year, more than 179,000 sharpshooters participated in over 3,000 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. To pre-register or for additional information, contact John Niski at 924-6877 or jniski@sbcglobal.net.