Free Throw Contest

20:00 PM December 30, 2018

Submitted by Karl Kovarik


Erie/Prophetstown/Tampico Knights of Columbus to Sponsor Youth Free Throw Championship

All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The local competition sponsored by the Erie/Tampico/Prophetstown Knights of Columbus Council will be held Saturday,January 12th, 2019 with registration beginning at 10:00 at the Prophetstown High School Gym. Shooting will begin at 10:30. There is no charge for the competition.


 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. Last year more than 120,000 sharpshooters participated in over 3,600 local competitions.


 All contestants are recognized for their participation in the local level event. Participants are required to furnish proof of age, birth certificate and written parental consent. For additional information contact: Karl at 815-499-6065.


 The Knights of Columbus is the largest Catholic lay organization in the world, with more than 1.8 million members in over 15,000 local councils. Last year, Knights donated more than 70 million volunteer hours and gave more than $170 million to charitable and benevolent causes, sponsoring projects to benefit their Church, communities, councils, families and youth.

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