GROTON — All boys and girls ages 10 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2012 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The local competition will be held Sunday, Jan. 29 from 1-4 p.m. at the Peter Twomey Youth Center, located behind the Groton Dunstable Regional Middle School North. The event is free, and entry forms will be available at the door.
The Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship is sponsored annually with winners progressing through local, district, and state competition. International champions are announced by the K of C international headquarters based on scores from the state-level competitions. All boys and girls 10 to 14 years old are eligible to participate and will compete in respective age divisions. All contestants on the local level are recognized for their participation in the event.
This will be the ninth straight year that the Groton Knights have hosted this event. During each of these years, the local council has had at least one winner make it all the way to the state finals, with two of these participants being crowned State Free Throw champions.