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Basketball Free Throw Championship open to all boys and girls ages 10-14. Local competition will be held at Picayune Memorial High School Gym on Saturday, January 26, 2013 starting at 11 a.m.
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 participants will compete in their respective age groups. Last year more than 130,000 sharpshooters participated in over 3,000 local competitions.
Participants are required to furnish proof of age and written parental consent.
The Knights of Columbus is an international Catholic family fraternal service organization with over 1.8 million members in 14,000 local councils. Last year, Knights donated over 69 million volunteer hours and $151 million to charitable and benevolent causes, sponsoring projects to benefit their church, councils, communities, families and youth.