Local winners will advance to district competition

Loretto Council No. 536 will host the local competition of the annual Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship on Thursday, Jan. 14 at the Capuchin Youth and Family Ministries Gym, 781 Route 9D, Garrison. Registration begins at 5:45 p.m. The snow date for the event is Thursday, Jan. 21.

Boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to compete in their respective age divisions. Eligibility is determined by the age of the contestant as of Jan. 1. There is no cost to participate. Proof of age such as a birth certificate and written parental consent is required.

The winners at the local level will advance to district competition, followed by regional and state levels. Last year more than 120,000 sharpshooters participated in more than 3,600 local competitions. The Knights of Columbus is an international Catholic family fraternal service organization.

For entry forms or additional information, call Dan Dillon at 845-265-3802 or Youth Director Bob Flaherty at 845-265-3191.

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