FREE THROW CHAMPIONSHIP
Don’t forget to practice your free throw skills over Christmas Break.
Fr. William F. Welch Council No. 11756 of The Knights of Columbus’
2020 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship
will be held Sunday, January 26, 2020, at St. Mary/McCormick Academy Gym in Port Huron registration begins at 12 noon.
The Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship is open to all boys & girls. Age eligibility is determined by the age of the contestant as of January 1, 2020. Proof of age is required. High school-age athletes are advised to check with their school athletic directors regarding possible eligibility conflicts.
You may pre-register by contacting Edward Taylor at 987-9270.
Each youngster may compete in only one council competition.
Winners will progress to the district, regional and state level competition. International champions are chosen on the basis of state level results.
Boys & Girls ages 9, 10 and 11 use a women’s regulation-size basketball and shoot from a 12-foot line at a 10-foot-high basket.
Girls ages 12, 13 and 14 use a women’s regulation-size basketball and shoot from a regulation foul line 15 feet from a 10-foot-high basket.
Boys ages 12, 13 and 14 use a men’s regulation-size basketball and shoot from a regulation foul line 15 feet from a 10-foot-high basket.
Normal rules of basketball regarding free throws apply for all levels of competition. Free-throw violations include stepping over the line prior to the ball reaching the rim or shots rebounding off the “out of bounds” basket support and equipment. Each contestant receives three warm-up tosses followed by 15 consecutive free-throw attempts from the appropriate age-designation foul line.
STEP UP TO THE LINE!
GIVE IT YOUR BEST SHOT!
St. Mary Parish Knights of Columbus,
Fr. William F. Welch Council No. 11756
The Knights of Columbus is a men’s organization focused on prayer and fraternity among its members. The Knights are also an organization which prides itself in serving, helping and supporting local communities. The Knights join men together for a common cause based on our Catholic faith.
We are a family oriented Catholic Fraternal Society open to practical Catholic men age 18 and over. We are one of over 13,000 councils comprising over 1.7 million members world-wide.
We are in need of Catholic men and their families who want to put their faith into action by performing works of charity. Some of our activities include: fish fries, pancake breakfasts, a tootsie roll drive for the mentally impaired, and helping with Festival of Trees.
No training required. Members should be willing to serve others and be involved in Church and community projects with a positive attitude.