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Registration starts at 6 PM — Competition starts 6:30 PM The Mt. Prospect Council 6481 Knights of Columbus invites all girls and boys, ages 9 through 14, to participate in the Council level of competition for 2018 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship on Monday, January 15, 2018, at St. Emily’s Gym, 1400 E. Central Road, Mount Prospect. Registration starts at 6:00 PM; the competition starts at 6:30 PM. There is no cost to the individual participants. The Knights of Columbus sponsors the Free Throw Championship annually, with Council winners progressing through District, Regional, and State competitions. Girls and boys compete in their respective age and gender divisions. Age eligibility is determined by the age of the contestant as of January 1, 2018. Last year more than 120,000 sharpshooters participated in over 3,600 local competitions. Due to Illinois High School Association by-laws, any 14-year-old on an IHSA Basketball team is ineligible to compete in KofC Free Throw Championship. All contestants on the Council level will receive certificates for their participation in the event. First and second place champions also receive medallions in their respective age/gender division. Participants are required to furnish proof of age with written parental consent. The Knights of Columbus is an international Catholic family fraternal service organization with nearly 1.8 million members in over 14,500 local councils. Last year, Knights donated over 70 million volunteer hours and $162 million to charitable and benevolent causes, sponsoring projects to benefit their church, councils, communities, families, and youth.
Date(s) - 01/15/2018
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm