All boys and girls ages 10-14 are invited to participate at the local level of competition of the 2013 Knight of Columbus Free Throw Championship.

The local competition will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Jan. 18 at the Life Center at the Destin Methodist Church. Sign up is from 5-6 p.m. Free hotdogs and drinks will be provided to all participants. Awards will be given to the top three winners in each age group.

The Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship is sponsored annually, with winners progressing through local (Destin), district (Crestview), regional (Pensacola) and state (Orlando) competitions. International champions are announced by the Knights of Columbus. Last year more than 223,000 sharpshooters participated in more than 3,200 local competitions. Last year, Knights donated 68 million volunteer hours and $144 million to people in need.

Participants are required to furnish written parental consent (forms available during sign-in). Winners progressing to district and higher competitions are required to provide proof of age. For entry forms or additional information contact, Tim Kersanac 598-5655.