Rescheduled: Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest


KCBasketball_012016AThe Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest, which was scheduled to be held on Saturday, Jan. 23, at Saint Mary’s Elementary School has been rescheduled due to the threat of inclement weather this coming weekend.

The Free Throw Contest will be held on Sat, Jan. 30, at 9 a.m. and has been relocated to Saint Mary’s High School, Immaculata Hall Gymnasium,  51 Clapham Ave. in Manhasset. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.

Boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level competition for the 2016 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The competition is hosted by the Fr. William A. Daly Council #2122 from St. Aloysius in Great Neck.

The Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship is sponsored annually, with winners progressing through local, district and state competitions. Based on scores from the state-level, Knights of Columbus international headquarters will announce international champions.

Children who are 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 more than 3,600 local competitions.

All contestants on the local level are recognized for their participation in the event. Participants are required to furnish proof of age and written parental consent. For entry forms or additional information, contact Tom Mayerhauser PGK at

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