Boys and Girls Invited to Participate in Annual Knights of Columbus Free Throw Competition Jan. 26

Knights of Columbus Youth Coordinator Roger Anaya, left, and Grand Knight Ray Chavez with last year’s Free Throw State Champions EliIram-Bent and Alicia Gonzales and Runner-Up Champ Wilhelm Schmidt, right. Photo by Yvonne Gonzales

K of C News:

All boys and girls ages 10 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The local competition is 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26 at Los Alamos High School’s Griffith Gymnasium.

Registration is free of charge and will be held onsite beginning at 12:30 p.m. on the date of the event. Parental consent is required, so a parent/guardian must be present during registration. All contestants on the local level are recognized for their participation and winners from each age division and gender will be presented with a trophy.

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. Since its beginning in 1972,  more than 2.5 million youth have participated in the contest.

For additional information, contact K of C Youth Coordinator Roger Anaya at 505.670.6717.

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