GROTON -- The Knights of Columbus Youth Free Throw Championships will be held on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 1-4 p.m. at the Peter Twomey Youth Center, located behind the Groton-Dunstable Regional Middle School North.

All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition. The event is free and entry forms will be available at the door.

Contestants can shoot any time between 1-4 p.m. and do not need to stay for the entire event. Winners will be notified by email or phone. The event is sponsored by Our Lady of Grace Knights of Columbus Council 13140.

The event is held annually with winners progressing through local, district, state and international competition.

This is the 16th straight year that the Our Lady of Grace Knights have hosted this event. In all but three of these years, the local council has had at least one winner make it to the state finals, with two of these participants being crowned State Free Throw champions.

For additional information contact: Vincent at 978-448-6071 or email or Bob at 978-448-5266 or email