WERT — All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in
the local level of competition for the 2017 Knights of Columbus Free
Throw Championship. The local competition will be held Jan. 22 at 2 p.m.
at St Marys of the Assumption Catholic School, 611 Jennings Road, Van
Wert, OH 45891.
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 years old are eligible to
participate and will compete in their respective age divisions. Last
year more than 120.000 sharpshooters participated in over 3,600 local
All contestants on the local level are recognized
for their participation in the event. Participants are required to
furnish parental consent. Entry forms will be available at the time of
registration the day of the event or you can contact Jeff McIntosh at
419-203-7529 for early registration or additional information.
Knights of Columbus is an international Catholic family fraternal
service organization with over 1.8 million members in 15,000 local
councils. Last year, Knights donated over 70 million volunteer hours and
$167.5 million to charitable and benevolent causes, sponsoring projects
to benefit their church, communities, councils, culture of life and